Most Popular Feature Films Released 1963-01-01 to 1963-12-31
1. The Birds (1963)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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.
2. The Great Escape (1963)
Approved | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
3. Cleopatra (1963)
G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.
Votes: 22,845 | Gross: $57.75M
4. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.
7. From Russia with Love (1963)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.
Votes: 93,386 | Gross: $24.80M
8. The Sword in the Stone (1963)
G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in England history.
9. Lord of the Flies (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.
10. The Pink Panther (1963)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet--a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther."
11. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
13. Charade (1963)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?
14. Contempt (1963)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.
Votes: 21,077 | Gross: $0.04M
15. Carry On Jack (1963)
91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee... See full summary »
16. McLintock! (1963)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.
17. Hud (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Drama
Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.
19. The Incredible Journey (1963)
G | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
20. The Leopard (1963)
Approved | 186 min | Drama, History
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
21. The Nutty Professor (1963)
Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love.
23. Donovan's Reef (1963)
Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
29. The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Approved | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
32. The Silence (1963)
R | 96 min | Drama
Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to the Central European country on the verge of war. Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a hotel in a small town called Timoka.
33. Black Sabbath (1963)
Unrated | 92 min | Horror
A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an escaped prisoner from her past; a Russian count in the early 1800s who stumbles upon a ... See full summary »
34. The Servant (1963)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance
The aristocratic Tony moves to London and hires the servant Hugo Barrett for all services at home. Barrett seems to be a loyal and competent employee, but Tony's girlfriend Susan does not ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,579 | Gross: $0.04M
36. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery
A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.
37. The V.I.P.s (1963)
119 min | Drama
Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.
38. The Sadist (1963)
Unrated | 92 min | Thriller
Three people driving into Los Angeles for a Dodgers game have car trouble and pull off into an old wrecking yard where they are held at bay by a bloodthirsty psycho and his crazy girlfriend.
39. Beach Party (1963)
101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini.
40. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Angie Rossini is an innocent (Italian Catholic) Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky (who doesn't remember her at first) to ... See full summary »
41. Dementia 13 (1963)
Unrated | 75 min | Horror, Thriller
Whilst out on a rowboat with her husband, John, Louise Haloran kills him, and casts his body overboard, telling the family he left on an urgent business trip. Louise's main concern; she can... See full summary »
44. Fun in Acapulco (1963)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Music
Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,119 | Gross: $1.50M
45. The Terror (1963)
PG | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.
46. 55 Days at Peking (1963)
Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
47. Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family
Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even ... See full summary »
49. The Fire Within (1963)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good ... See full summary »