1961 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1961 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building. (115 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ 993 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Yojimbo (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ 657 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
West Side Story (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
“ 557 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
The Hustler (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match. (134 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen
“ 494 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. (186 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
“ 348 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The Guns of Navarone (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. (158 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ 266 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Innocents (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. (100 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
“ 184 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
One, Two, Three (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter. (115 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 161 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Recently released from a mental hospital; Karin rejoins her emotionally disconnected family and their island home, only to slip from reality as she begins to believe she is being visited by God. (89 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ 141 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Viridiana (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior. (90 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
“ 135 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests his best friend to impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts. (85 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ 130 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In a strange chateau, a man insists to a woman that they have met before. (94 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ 127 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness. (124 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ 123 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
The Misfits (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada. (124 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ 110 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
The Children's Hour (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. (108 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ 92,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife. (105 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
“ 71,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
La Notte (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship. (115 mins.)
“ 62,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
El Cid (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors. (182 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ 61,14 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California. (141 mins.)
Director: Marlon Brando
“ 53,22 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Accattone (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiraling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison. (120 mins.)
“ 47,78 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
Victim (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself... (90 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
“ 47,30 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family. (128 mins.)
Director: Daniel Petrie
“ 44,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival. (190 mins.)
“ 43,84 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
Lover Come Back (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not been invented yet while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor. (107 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ 35,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty. (136 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ 35,37 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
King of Kings (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The life of Jesus Christ. (168 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ 35,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Murder She Said (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found. (87 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ 31,46 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Two Rode Together (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue... (109 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ 27,08 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Léon Morin, Priest (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Set during occupied France, a faithless woman finds herself falling in love with a young priest. (130 mins.)
“ 24,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
Barabbas (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life. (137 mins.)
“ 23,25 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
A Taste of Honey (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The moving story of a plain young girl who becomes pregnant by a black sailor, befriends a homosexual, and gradually becomes a woman. (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ 23,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
The Young Savages (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A district attorney investigates the racially charged case of three teenagers accused of the murder of a blind Puerto Rican boy... (103 mins.)
“ 17,43 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Goodbye Again (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In this adaptation of Françoise Sagan's best selling novel, Paula is a beautiful and highly successful 40-year-old businesswoman... (120 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 14,14 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Town Without Pity (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Garrett. (105 mins.)
“ 12,85 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting. (110 mins.)
“ 12,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Paris Blues (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
During the 1960s, two American ex-pat jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in-love with two American tourist girls. (98 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ 11,81 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Summer and Smoke (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Plain, repressed spinster falls for a dashing young medical student, but he prefers the wilder life, until it's too late. (118 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
“ 11,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
The Devil at 4 O'Clock (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A crusty, eccentric priest recruits three reluctant convicts to help him rescue a children's leper colony from a Pacific island menaced by a smoldering volcano. (126 mins.)
Director: Mervyn Le Roy
“ 10,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Fanny (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A love triangle between a young woman, a rich 60-something man and an aspiring sailor set in early 20th century Marseilles. (134 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
“ 10,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Critics and the public say Karen Stone is too old -- as she approaches 50 -- for her role in a play she is about to take to Broadway... (103 mins.)
Director: José Quintero
“ 9,36 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Taxi for Tobruk (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
During World War II, French Commandos join forces with a German officer in order to survive the African desert. (95 mins.)
“ 7,44 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
The Outsider (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Tony Curtis plays an Indian (Nicknamed "Chief" by other soldiers) who fights in WWII and helps to raise the flag at Iwo Jima. (108 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ 7,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
The Naked Edge (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime. (97 mins.)
“ 6,71 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
The Long Absence (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Thérèse Langlois, who runs a small café in the suburbs of Paris, lives alone, awaiting her long lost husband... (94 mins.)
Director: Henri Colpi
“ 5,27 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is marrying Napa Valley cattle rancher, Roger Henderson, and hopes her peripatetic father... (115 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
“ 4,99 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend." (104 mins.)
Director: Alfred Vohrer
“ 3,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
A Man Named Rocca (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(1961) Jean Paul Belmondo, Christine Kaufman. In this fine thriller, JP's friend ends up in prison. JP then tracks down the man responsible. (102 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
“ 2,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Francis of Assisi (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Francis Bernardone (Bradford Dillman) is the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, who gives up all his worldly goods to dedicate himself to God... (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 2,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Der grüne Bogenschütze (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An English businessman comes home to London, only to find visitors to his home being killed by arrows from "the Green Archer." (95 mins.)
Director: Jürgen Roland
“ 2,63 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
“ 2,48 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Wise Guys (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(99 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 2,31 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Go Naked in the World (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Son of a successful Greek emigrant is torn between the expectations his father has for him and his passionate love affair with a beautiful prostitute. (103 mins.)
“ 2,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(1961)Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum. A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case... (95 mins.)
Director: Josef von Baky
“ 2,02 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Sanctuary (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
William Faulkner's steamy tale set in the South in the 1920s. Governer's daughter is seduces and raped by a Cagin who returns after she's married to cause her further trouble. (90 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ 1,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
The Forger of London (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia. (93 mins.)
“ 1,49 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
Rozstanie (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A middle-aged actress comes back to her hometown for her grandfather's funeral after many years of absence. Nothing is the same as it used to be - the places and the people are not familiar to her anymore. (72 mins.)
Director: Wojciech J. Has
“ 0,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
57.
“ 0,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
58.
The Liar (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Mr. Schumann tells his little daughter a lot of lies about himself, so she can be proud of her father. (90 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
“ 0,87 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
59.
The Hellions (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Luke Billings and his four reprobate sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge on Police Sergeant Sam Hargis... (86 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
“ 0,82 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
60.
“ 0,70 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
61.
Via Mala (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Paul May
“ 0,39 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
62.
Die Sendung der Lysistrata (1961 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Fritz Kortner
“ 0,33 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
63.
Unser Haus in Kamerun (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(103 mins.)
Director: Alfred Vohrer
“ 0,17 points ” - dziwnytenswiat