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)
    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. Dir: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise With: Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Richard Beymer Crime | Drama | Musical | Romance | Thriller 152 mins.
3. The Children's Hour (1961) The Children's Hour (1961)
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. Dir: William Wyler With: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner Drama 107 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. 101 Dalmatians (1961) 101 Dalmatians (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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 | Comedy | Family 79 mins.
6. Murder She Said (1961) Murder She Said (1961)
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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. Dir: George Pollock With: Margaret Rutherford, Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery 87 mins.
7. The Comancheros (1961) The Comancheros (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner... Dir: Michael Curtiz With: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin Action | Western | Adventure | Romance 107 mins.
8. Yojimbo the Bodyguard (1961) Yojimbo the Bodyguard (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 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. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai Action | Adventure | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
9. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) 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. Dir: Stanley Kramer With: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark Drama | History | War 186 mins.
10. 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.