Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1961

1. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
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A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building. Dir: Blake Edwards With: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal Comedy | Drama | Romance 115 mins.
2. West Side Story (1961) West Side Story (1961)
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Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love. Dir: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise With: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer Crime | Drama | Musical | Romance | Thriller 152 mins.
3. 101 Dalmatians (1961) 101 Dalmatians (1961)
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When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske With: Rod Taylor, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O'Malley Animation | Adventure | Family 79 mins.
4. The Parent Trap (1961) The Parent Trap (1961)
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Teenage twin girls swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. Dir: David Swift With: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith Comedy | Romance 129 mins.
5. Yojimbo (1961) Yojimbo (1961)
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai Action | Adventure 110 mins.
6. The Hustler (1961) The Hustler (1961)
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match. Dir: Robert Rossen With: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie Drama | Sport 134 mins.
7. Bridge to the Sun (1961) Bridge to the Sun (1961)
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Based on a true story, this compelling drama relates the difficulties of a young woman married to a Japanese diplomat during World War II, victim of suspicion and animosity from her husband's government. Dir: Etienne Périer With: Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi Drama | Romance | War 113 mins.
8. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark Drama | History | War 186 mins.
9. A Majority of One (1961) A Majority of One (1961)
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A gentle love story about a Japanese businessman and widower, and a Brooklyn widow. But before a happy ending can ensue, they must learn again the lessons of tolerance, kindness and forgiveness. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Rosalind Russell, Alec Guinness, Ray Danton Comedy | Family | Drama | Romance 156 mins.
10. The Guns of Navarone (1961) The Guns of Navarone (1961)
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A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. Dir: J. Lee Thompson With: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn Action | Adventure | Drama | War 158 mins.