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 7.8/10 X  
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. 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.
4. 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.
5. The Parent Trap (1961) The Parent Trap (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Teenage twin girls 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.
6. Yojimbo (1961) Yojimbo (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 | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
7. Homicidal (1961) Homicidal (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California. Dir: William Castle With: Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugenie Leontovich Horror | Mystery | Thriller 87 mins.
8. The Hustler (1961) The Hustler (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.
9. 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.
10. The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself. Dir: Robert Stevenson With: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi | Sport 92 mins.