Most Popular Feature Films Released 1960-01-01 to 1960-12-31


1. The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.8
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Writer: William Roberts | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach

2. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A Phoenix secretary steals $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.

Writers: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

3. BUtterfield 8 (1960)

109 min | Drama

6.4
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The romantic life of a fashionable Manhattan beauty who's part model, part call-girl, and all man-trap.

Writers: John O'Hara, Charles Schnee, John Michael Hayes | Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill

4. The Time Machine (1960)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.

Writers: David Duncan, H.G. Wells | Director: George Pal | Stars: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

5. Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 | 197 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Howard Fast | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

6. Ocean's 11 (1960)

Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.6
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Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Writers: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell | Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford

7. The Apartment (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

8. The Sundowners (1960)

Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure

7.3
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In Australia's Outback during the early 20th century the impoverished Carmody family lives a nomadic life out of their wagon but the mom and son want to settle while the dad is against it.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jon Cleary | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Glynis Johns

9. La Dolce Vita (1960)

Not Rated | 174 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux

10. Breathless (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.

Writer: François Truffaut | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

11. The Alamo (1960)

Unrated | 167 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.9
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A small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Writer: James Edward Grant | Director: John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon

12. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Adventure, Family

7.2
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A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island.

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Johann David Wyss | Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

13. The Lost World (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Irwin Allen | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison, Claude Rains

14. Exodus (1960)

Approved | 208 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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The state of Israel is created in 1948, resulting in war with its Arab neighbors.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Leon Uris | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford

15. Inherit the Wind (1960)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Writers: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith, Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York

16. North to Alaska (1960)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Western

7.0
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During the Alaska gold rush, prospector George sends partner Sam to Seattle to bring his fiancée but when it turns out that she married another man, Sam returns with a pretty substitute, the hostess of the Henhouse dance hall.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Martin Rackin, Claude Binyon, Ladislas Fodor, John H. Kafka | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Ernie Kovacs, Fabian

17. Letter Never Sent (1960)

Not Rated | 80 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Four geologists search for diamonds in the wilderness of Siberia.

Writers: Grigori Koltunov, Valeri Osipov, Viktor Rozov | Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Tatyana Samoylova, Evgeniy Urbanskiy, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Vasiliy Livanov

18. House of Usher (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror

7.0
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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.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Matheson | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe

19. Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.8
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88 Metascore

A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.

Writers: Jean Redon, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Claude Sautet, Pierre Gascar | Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault

20. Purple Noon (1960)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.

Writers: Patricia Highsmith, René Clément, Paul Gégauff | Director: René Clément | Stars: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

21. Pollyanna (1960)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

Writers: Eleanor H. Porter, David Swift | Director: David Swift | Stars: Jane Wyman, Hayley Mills, Richard Egan, Karl Malden

22. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

Unrated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.

Writer: Charles B. Griffith | Directors: Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles | Stars: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Dick Miller

23. Where the Boys Are (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Four very different college girls drive to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break and seek out various adventures and romance for themselves.

Writers: George Wells, Glendon Swarthout | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton

24. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)

89 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child.

Writer: Alan Sillitoe | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker

25. Two Women (1960)

100 min | Drama, War

7.9
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In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war.

Writers: Alberto Moravia, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone, Eleonora Brown

26. Peeping Tom (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Writer: Leo Marks | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

27. L'Avventura (1960)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, Tonino Guerra | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

28. 13 Ghosts (1960)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

6.1
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A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors.

Writer: Robb White | Director: William Castle | Stars: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp

29. Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

Approved | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

8.3
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84 Metascore

Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.

Writers: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vasco Pratolini, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Enrico Medioli, Giovanni Testori | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale

30. The Unforgiven (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.8
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The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiowa tribe.

Writers: Ben Maddow, Alan Le May | Director: John Huston | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon

31. From the Terrace (1960)

Approved | 149 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

Writers: John O'Hara, Ernest Lehman | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin

32. The Virgin Spring (1960)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

Writer: Ulla Isaksson | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson

33. It Started in Naples (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an eight-year old... See full summary »

Writers: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Michael Pertwee, Jack Davies | Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Clark Gable, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica, Marietto

34. Let's Make Love (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Hal Kanter | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan

35. Can-Can (1960)

131 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless Simone has it performed every day in her night club. Her employees use their female... See full summary »

Writers: Dorothy Kingsley, Charles Lederer, Abe Burrows | Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan

36. Black Sunday (1960)

Unrated | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

7.3
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A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Mario Serandrei, Nikolai Gogol | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

37. Elmer Gantry (1960)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

7.9
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.

Writers: Richard Brooks, Sinclair Lewis | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

38. Village of the Damned (1960)

Unrated | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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In the English village of Midwich, the blonde-haired, glowing-eyed children of uncertain paternity prove to have frightening powers.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, Ronald Kinnoch, John Wyndham | Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Martin Stephens, Michael Gwynn

39. Shoot the Pianist (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, ... See full summary »

Writers: David Goodis, François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier

40. Seven Thieves (1960)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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In Monte Carlo, Theo Wilkins recruits his young protégé Paul Mason - just released from prison - to help him rob the famous casino of $4 million. The plan is straightforward. On the night ... See full summary »

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Max Catto | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Rod Steiger, Joan Collins, Eli Wallach

41. The Fugitive Kind (1960)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence, a sex-starved woman whose husband Jabe M. Torrance is dying of cancer ... See full summary »

Writers: Tennessee Williams, Meade Roberts | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani, Maureen Stapleton

42. G.I. Blues (1960)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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Tulsa is a specialist in the US Army stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army....but dreams don't come cheap. Tulsa places a ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmund Beloin, Henry Garson | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas

43. Cimarron (1960)

Approved | 147 min | Drama, Western

6.4
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The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier family and its friends.

Writers: Arnold Schulman, Edna Ferber | Directors: Anthony Mann, Charles Walters | Stars: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Arthur O'Connell

44. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Writers: Edmund H. North, C.S. Forester | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

45. Never on Sunday (1960)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.

Writer: Jules Dassin | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, Giorgos Foundas, Titos Vandis

46. Wild River (1960)

Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.

Writers: Paul Osborn, William Bradford Huie, Borden Deal | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi

47. Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kay, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kay settles into suburban life, Larry... See full summary »

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Jean Kerr | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington

48. Comanche Station (1960)

Approved | 74 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.

Writer: Burt Kennedy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Claude Akins, Skip Homeier

49. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Robert Lomax, tired of working in an office, wants to be an artist. So he moves to Hong Kong to try his hand at painting. Finding a cheap hotel, he checks in, only to find it's used by ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Osborn, Richard Mason, John Patrick | Director: Richard Quine | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding

50. The Grass Is Greener (1960)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Williams, Margaret Vyner | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons