Horror Favourites (1960-1969)

A subjective list and in chronological order of my favourite horror films:(1960-1969).

Criteria for inclusion to list films I have rated 6 or more.
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1.
The Brides of Dracula (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne. (85 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
2.
Circus of Horrors (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 1947 England, a plastic surgeon must beat a hasty retreat to France when one of his patients has ghastly problems with her surgery... (92 mins.)
Director: Sidney Hayers
 
3.
House of Usher (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Upon entering his fiancée's family mansion, a man discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely. (79 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
4.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
5.
Village of the Damned (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In the English village of Midwich, the blonde-haired, glowing-eyed children of uncertain paternity prove to have frightening powers. (77 mins.)
Director: Wolf Rilla
 
6.
The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Spain, Leon is born on Christmas day to a mute servant girl who was raped by a beggar. His mother... (93 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
7.
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor. (80 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
8.
Night Creatures (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 18th-century England, the Royal Crown sends Royal Navy Captain Collier and his crew to investigate reports of illegal smuggling and bootlegging in a coastal town where locals believe in Marsh Phantoms. (82 mins.)
 
9.
Carnival of Souls (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. (78 mins.)
Director: Herk Harvey
 
10.
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Sekely
 
11.
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl. (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
12.
Tales of Terror (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death. (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
13.
Tower of London (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The twisted Richard III is haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered in his attempt to become the King of England. (79 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
14.
Premature Burial (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
15.
The Birds (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
 
16.
The Haunted Palace (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago. (87 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
17.
The Haunting (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
18.
The Kiss of the Vampire (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When car trouble strands a honeymooning couple in a small Southern European village, an aristocratic family in the area reaches out to help them with sinister consequences. (88 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
19.
Paranoiac (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Loosely based on Josephine Tey's "Brat Farrar;" a man long believed dead returns to the family estate to claim his inheritance. (80 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
20.
The Raven (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
21.
The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dishonest undertaker Waldo Trumbull and his sidekick Felix Gillie are creating their own customers when they cannot find willing ones. (84 mins.)
 
22.
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad... (84 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
23.
The Gorgon (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone. (83 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
24.
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. (86 mins.)
 
25.
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land. (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
26.
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
27.
Witchcraft (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When her grave is disturbed by modern-day land developers, a 300-year-old witch is accidentally resurrected and terrorizes an English village. (79 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
28.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers. (98 mins.)
Director: Freddy Francis
 
29.
Planet of the Vampires (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
30.
Repulsion (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence. (105 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
31.
The Skull (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit. (83 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
32.
Carry on Screaming! (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores... (97 mins.)
Director: Gerald Thomas
 
33.
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle. (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
34.
Island of Terror (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue. (89 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
35.
It! (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After one of their store houses burnt down, museum director Grove and his assistant Pimm find everything destroyed... (96 mins.)
 
36.
Munster, Go Home! (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The Munsters travel to England after Herman discovers he's the new Lord of the Munster Hall. (96 mins.)
Director: Earl Bellamy
 
37.
Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically... (91 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
38.
The Reptile (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In a Cornish village, various locals die from mysterious snake bites, but the coroner rules the deaths as heart attacks, until a family of newcomers starts an investigation. (91 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
39.
The Witches (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well. (90 mins.)
Director: Cyril Frankel
 
40.
Berserk (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer. (96 mins.)
Director: Jim O'Connolly
 
41.
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress. (108 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
42.
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the... (86 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
43.
Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people. (97 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
44.
The Shuttered Room (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A series of horrific murders is traced to a creature that inhabits a very strange house. (99 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
45.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple moves in to an apartment only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (137 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
46.
Twisted Nerve (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him... (112 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
47.
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
 
48.
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor... (98 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
49.
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Devil worshipers plan to convert two new victims. (96 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
50.
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When Castle Dracula is exorcised by the Monsignor, it accidentally brings the Count back from the dead. Dracula follows the Monsignor back to his hometown, preying on the holy man's beautiful niece and her friends. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
51.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters. (96 mins.)