Feature Film, Released between 1961-01-01 and 1961-12-31, Rating Count at least 300 (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
Not Rated | 190 min | Drama, History, War
His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
5. Woe to the Young (1961)
87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
In return for handsome and unclouded youth, a weary old geezer makes a pact with the father of lies to woo his beautiful next-door-neighbour. However, will he admit his mistake, now that things are not working out as planned?
6. Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
7. Three Daughters (1961)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
Based on popular Indian stories of the great writer Rabindranath Tagore, these short films reveal definitive moments in the lives of three young girls.
Votes: 1,278 | Gross: $0.08M
8. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Recently released from a mental hospital; Karin rejoins her emotionally disconnected family and their island home, only to slip from reality as she begins to believe she is being visited by God.
9. Saptapadi (1961)
163 min | Drama, Romance
Set in World War II, the reverend Krishnendu runs a military hospital in Bankura. A drunken Anglo-Indian woman soldier is brought to him for treatment and he recognized her as his former love Rina Brown.
13. Za dvoma zaytsiamy (1961)
77 min | Comedy, Musical
Madcap comedy set in early 20th century Kiev about a barber whose fondness for drink, gambling, and women lead to bankruptcy. He marries an ugly rich woman to solve his financial woes, but pines for a virtuous beauty who despises him.
14. A Difficult Life (1961)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the resistance with Elena. After the war, his vitriolic newspaper articles cause him to be sentenced to imprisonment.
18. Placido (1961)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »
20. The End of Summer (1961)
103 min | Drama
The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.
21. Kabuliwala (1961)
95 min | Drama
A poor Afghani leaves his family behind to earn a living as a dried fruit vendor in India. Profoundly homesick, he befriends a young girl who reminds him of his own daughter. Meanwhile, the locals are distrustful of all foreigners.
22. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 17,504 | Gross: $8.72M
23. Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961)
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A rich widow is found dead of gas poisoning in her flat in Helsinki. First the death is thought to be an accident, but lieutenant Palmu notices that the murderer has made a mistake, and ... See full summary »
26. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery
In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.
Votes: 20,004 | Gross: $0.06M
28. Bandits of Orgosolo (1961)
95 min | Drama
In the harsh granite mountains of the center of the island of Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea, an old people live at the town of Orgòsolo. Between the rocks and the oak woods, shepherds ... See full summary »
30. Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great honor usually ... See full summary »
31. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
33. Gunga Jumna (1961)
178 min | Action, Drama, Musical
Gungaram, a poor, indebted farmer, works hard to educate his younger brother Jumna and make him a police officer. Years later, circumstances force Gungaram to become an outlaw and now the brothers confront each other as enemies.
34. Revenge of the Snakes (1961)
108 min | Drama
Karaagac was a small village and Bayram had an ordinary life with his mother Irazca, wife Hatice and children in there until Haceli take a place front of his house to make a new building.
35. Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)
110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.
37. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
38. Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for... See full summary »
39. Hum Dono (1961)
164 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
When an army officer is presumed dead in battle, his lookalike is tasked with breaking the news to his family. However, circumstances force him to impersonate the dead man.
40. O Klearhos, i Marina kai o kontos (1961)
89 min | Comedy
Klearhos is a mid50s man who fools around and puts the blame on his son in law , so that his wife wont catch him. But when he decides to go on vacation with his next door pretty young neighbor things get complicated.
41. West Side Story (1961)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 95,477 | Gross: $43.66M
42. A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests that his best friend impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts.
Votes: 15,209 | Gross: $0.10M
43. A Wife Confesses (1961)
91 min | Drama, Mystery
Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband's approval, and this complicates the trial.
46. Harry og kammertjeneren (1961)
105 min | Comedy, Family
Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. He decides to use the money to hire a butler. The butler isn't too keen on the job at first, but ... See full summary »
47. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
TV-PG | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
Votes: 44,798 | Gross: $28.90M
49. Blast of Silence (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.