Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1961

1. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way. 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 Parent Trap (1961) The Parent Trap (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Teenage twin sisters swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. Dir: David Swift With: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith Comedy | Family | Romance 129 mins.
4. Splendor in the Grass (1961) 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. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle Drama | Romance 124 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 | Music 79 mins.
6. The Guns of Navarone (1961) 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. Dir: J. Lee Thompson With: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn Action | Adventure | Drama | War 158 mins.
7. The Misfits (1961) The Misfits (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A divorcee falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle. Dir: John Huston With: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift Drama | Romance | Western 125 mins.
8. Mysterious Island (1961) Mysterious Island (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island. Dir: Cy Endfield With: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 101 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 | War 186 mins.
10. Yojimbo (1961) 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. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai Action | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.