The Top 250 Movies of the 1960s

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The Top 250 Movies of the 1960s
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Year
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24 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder NR -
27 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 Sergio Leone NR -
29 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick NR -
32 High and Low 1963 Akira Kurosawa NR -
39 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa NR -
40 Harakiri 1962 Masaki Kobayashi NR -
47 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock NR -
62 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman NR -
65 Le samouraï 1967 Jean-Pierre Melville PG -
89 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick G -
90 1963 Federico Fellini NR -
100 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg NR -
107 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford NR -
114 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini NR -
128 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill PG -
140 A Fistful of Dollars 1964 Sergio Leone R -
152 Breathless 1960 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
155 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 Sergio Leone PG13 -
163 For a Few Dollars More 1965 Sergio Leone R -
165 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean G -
167 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols PG -
171 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges NR -
173 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan NR -
178 Charade 1963 Stanley Donen NR -
181 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen NR -
190 The Wild Bunch 1969 Sam Peckinpah R -
196 The Battle of Algiers 1966 Gillo Pontecorvo NR -
219 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols NR -
221 Sanjuro 1962 Akira Kurosawa PG13 -
223 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges NR -
241 Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Arthur Penn R -
250 Repulsion 1965 Roman Polanski NR -
254 Woman in the Dunes 1964 Hiroshi Teshigahara NR -
269 Andrei Rublev 1966 Andrei Tarkovsky NR -
272 The Virgin Spring 1960 Ingmar Bergman NR -
275 Army of Shadows 1969 Jean-Pierre Melville NR -
279 The Exterminating Angel 1962 Luis Buñuel NR -
295 Rosemary's Baby 1968 Roman Polanski R -
318 In the Heat of the Night 1967 Norman Jewison NR -
329 Peeping Tom 1960 Michael Powell NR -
335 The Innocents 1961 Jack Clayton NR -
336 Eyes Without a Face 1960 Georges Franju NR -
337 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer PG13 -
343 Winter Light 1963 Ingmar Bergman NR -
347 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964 Jacques Demy NR -
353 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero NR -
374 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Robert Aldrich NR -
377 L'avventura 1960 Michelangelo Antonioni NR -
379 Playtime 1967 Jacques Tati NR -
391 Belle de jour 1967 Luis Buñuel R -
394 Pierrot le fou 1965 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
396 Last Year at Marienbad 1961 Alain Resnais NR -
399 Goldfinger 1964 Guy Hamilton NR -
400 Band of Outsiders 1964 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
402 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger R -
405 Judgment at Nuremberg 1961 Stanley Kramer NR -
411 Jules and Jim 1962 François Truffaut NR -
421 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock PG13 -
423 Wait Until Dark 1967 Terence Young NR -
425 Z 1969 Costa-Gavras PG -
442 Through a Glass Darkly 1961 Ingmar Bergman PG -
443 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards NR -
445 A Hard Day's Night 1964 Richard Lester NR -
446 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 1962 Robert Aldrich NR -
448 The Producers 1968 Mel Brooks PG -
454 La jetée 1962 Chris Marker NR -
474 Lolita 1962 Stanley Kubrick NR -
502 My Life to Live 1962 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
505 Inherit the Wind 1960 Stanley Kramer NR -
519 Hud 1963 Martin Ritt NR -
532 Dr. No 1962 Terence Young PG -
534 Bullitt 1968 Peter Yates NR -
549 From Russia with Love 1963 Terence Young NR -
556 Contempt 1963 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
557 The Lion in Winter 1968 Anthony Harvey PG -
572 Au Hasard Balthazar 1966 Robert Bresson NR -
590 Ivan's Childhood 1962 Andrei Tarkovsky NR -
601 Viridiana 1961 Luis Buñuel NR -
602 Spartacus 1960 Stanley Kubrick NR -
607 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni NR -
609 Cape Fear 1962 J. Lee Thompson NR -
623 The Haunting 1963 Robert Wise G -
625 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor G -
638 Fail-Safe 1964 Sidney Lumet NR -
642 Seconds 1966 John Frankenheimer R -
651 Cleo from 5 to 7 1962 Agnès Varda NR -
662 In Cold Blood 1967 Richard Brooks R -
674 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner G -
688 Onibaba 1964 Kaneto Shindô NR -
709 Le trou 1960 Jacques Becker NR -
717 A Man for All Seasons 1966 Fred Zinnemann G -
719 The Odd Couple 1968 Gene Saks G -
733 Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean NR -
767 Point Blank 1967 John Boorman NR -
771 Easy Rider 1969 Dennis Hopper R -
803 The Guns of Navarone 1961 J. Lee Thompson NR -
806 A Shot in the Dark 1964 Blake Edwards PG -
816 Kwaidan 1964 Masaki Kobayashi NR -
819 The Sound of Music 1965 Robert Wise G -
820 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967 Stanley Kramer NR -
823 Hour of the Wolf 1968 Ingmar Bergman NR -
841 The Trial 1962 Orson Welles NR -
844 El Dorado 1966 Howard Hawks NR -
846 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson G -
876 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969 Sydney Pollack PG13 -
877 The Young Girls of Rochefort 1967 Jacques Demy NR -
893 True Grit 1969 Henry Hathaway G -
914 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World 1963 Stanley Kramer G -
919 The Leopard 1963 Luchino Visconti PG -
923 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise NR -
946 L'Eclisse 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni NR -
949 Zulu 1964 Cy Endfield NR -
952 The Bad Sleep Well 1960 Akira Kurosawa NR -
962 Shoot the Piano Player 1960 François Truffaut NR -
968 The Longest Day 1962 Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki NR -
972 Red Beard 1965 Akira Kurosawa NR -
997 The Silence 1963 Ingmar Bergman NR -
1009 The Jungle Book 1967 Wolfgang Reitherman G -
1017 Thunderball 1965 Terence Young NR -
1055 Knife in the Water 1962 Roman Polanski NR -
1066 Take the Money and Run 1969 Woody Allen PG -
1100 The Great Silence 1968 Sergio Corbucci NR -
1110 A Woman is a Woman 1961 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
1111 Black Sunday 1960 Mario Bava NR -
1130 Django 1966 Sergio Corbucci NR -
1147 Where Eagles Dare 1968 Brian G. Hutton PG -
1155 My Night at Maud's 1969 Eric Rohmer PG -
1158 On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969 Peter R. Hunt PG -
1167 You Only Live Twice 1967 Lewis Gilbert NR -
1180 Red Desert 1964 Michelangelo Antonioni NR -
1186 How to Steal a Million 1966 William Wyler NR -
1203 Alphaville 1965 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
1205 The Sword of Doom 1966 Kihachi Okamoto NR -
1218 Shame 1968 Ingmar Bergman R -
1249 Kes 1969 Ken Loach PG -
1270 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 1965 Martin Ritt NR -
1271 La Notte 1961 Michelangelo Antonioni NR -
1288 Hang 'Em High 1968 Ted Post PG13 -
1290 Chimes at Midnight 1965 Orson Welles NR -
1295 If.... 1968 Lindsay Anderson NR -
1306 Jason and the Argonauts 1963 Don Chaffey G -
1328 The Time Machine 1960 George Pal G -
1342 The Italian Job 1969 Peter Collinson G -
1350 Help! 1965 Richard Lester G -
1351 Becket 1964 Peter Glenville PG13 -
1370 The Pink Panther 1963 Blake Edwards NR -
1375 Week End 1967 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
1387 Shock Corridor 1963 Samuel Fuller NR -
1389 Carnival of Souls 1962 Herk Harvey PG -
1394 A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965 Bill Melendez G -
1405 The Sons of Katie Elder 1965 Henry Hathaway NR -
1411 The Misfits 1961 John Huston NR -
1425 The Music Man 1962 Morton DaCosta G -
1431 Marnie 1964 Alfred Hitchcock PG -
1437 The Train 1964 John Frankenheimer NR -
1439 Birdman of Alcatraz 1962 John Frankenheimer NR -
1490 Doulos: The Finger Man 1962 Jean-Pierre Melville NR -
1517 Masculin Feminin 1966 Jean-Luc Godard NR -
1521 Faces 1968 John Cassavetes R -
1524 House of Usher 1960 Roger Corman NR -
1525 Ride the High Country 1962 Sam Peckinpah NR -
1527 Targets 1968 Peter Bogdanovich R -
1564 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 1966 Chuck Jones NR -
1566 One, Two, Three 1961 Billy Wilder NR -
1583 The Last Man on Earth 1964 Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow NR -
1594 Elmer Gantry 1960 Richard Brooks NR -
1596 The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 Roman Polanski NR -
1601 Black Sabbath 1963 Mario Bava NR -
1612 Blood and Black Lace 1964 Mario Bava NR -
1653 Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 1965 Russ Meyer NR -
1663 Yellow Submarine 1968 George Dunning G -
1675 The Fortune Cookie 1966 Billy Wilder NR -
1678 The Miracle Worker 1962 Arthur Penn NR -
1680 The Sword in the Stone 1963 Wolfgang Reitherman G -
1708 Splendor in the Grass 1961 Elia Kazan NR -
1710 Samurai Rebellion 1967 Masaki Kobayashi NR -
1723 Don't Look Back 1967 D.A. Pennebaker NR -
1741 Seven Days in May 1964 John Frankenheimer NR -
1751 101 Dalmatians 1961 Clyde Geronimi NR -
1755 Tokyo Drifter 1966 Seijun Suzuki NR -
1761 The Party 1968 Blake Edwards PG -
1825 The Thomas Crown Affair 1968 Norman Jewison NR -
1829 Village of the Damned 1960 Wolf Rilla NR -
1840 Daisies 1966 Vera Chytilová NR -
1846 An Autumn Afternoon 1962 Yasujirô Ozu NR -
1868 Hombre 1967 Martin Ritt NR -
1944 Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte 1964 Robert Aldrich NR -
1964 Rocco and His Brothers 1960 Luchino Visconti NR -
1976 Oliver! 1968 Carol Reed G -
1980 Closely Watched Trains 1966 Jirí Menzel NR -
1981 Purple Noon 1960 René Clément PG13 -
1985 Advise and Consent 1962 Otto Preminger NR -
1988 Juliet of the Spirits 1965 Federico Fellini NR -
1989 Stolen Kisses 1968 François Truffaut R -
1992 Fahrenheit 451 1966 François Truffaut NR -
1993 The Masque of the Red Death 1964 Roger Corman NR -
2009 The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer 1961 Masaki Kobayashi PG -
2013 Simon of the Desert 1965 Luis Buñuel NR -
2014 Mouchette 1967 Robert Bresson NR -
2025 Two for the Road 1967 Stanley Donen NR -
2036 The Cincinnati Kid 1965 Norman Jewison NR -
2059 Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told 1968 Jack Hill NR -
2078 How the West Was Won 1962 John Ford NR -
2093 Branded To Kill 1967 Seijun Suzuki NR -
2097 The Flight of the Phoenix 1965 Robert Aldrich NR -
2098 The Hill 1965 Sidney Lumet NR -
2104 The Naked Kiss 1964 Samuel Fuller NR -
2117 Pit and the Pendulum 1961 Roger Corman NR -
2124 McLintock! 1963 Andrew V. McLaglen NR -
2125 I Am Cuba 1964 Mikhail Kalatozov NR -
2136 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964 Pier Paolo Pasolini NR -
2139 The Swimmer 1968 Frank Perry PG -
2164 The Face of Another 1966 Hiroshi Teshigahara NR -
2175 Funny Girl 1968 William Wyler G -
2187 Irma La Douce 1963 Billy Wilder NR -
2208 To Sir, With Love 1967 James Clavell NR -
2218 Lilies of the Field 1963 Ralph Nelson NR -
2227 The Children's Hour 1961 William Wyler NR -
2231 It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 1966 Bill Melendez NR -
2239 Days of Wine and Roses 1962 Blake Edwards NR -
2294 Batman 1966 Leslie H. Martinson NR -
2297 The Ipcress File 1965 Sidney J. Furie NR -
2348 Barefoot in the Park 1967 Gene Saks NR -
2373 Marketa Lazarová 1967 Frantisek Vlácil NR -
2393 The Passion of Anna 1969 Ingmar Bergman R -
2426 The Swiss Family Robinson 1960 Ken Annakin G -
2435 A Raisin in the Sun 1961 Daniel Petrie NR -
2452 The Great Race 1965 Blake Edwards NR -
2468 Fantastic Voyage 1966 Richard Fleischer PG -
2504 Mutiny on the Bounty 1962 Lewis Milestone NR -
2544 Lola 1961 Jacques Demy NR -
2593 The Professionals 1966 Richard Brooks NR -
2598 Dracula: Prince of Darkness 1966 Terence Fisher NR -
2606 Bunny Lake Is Missing 1965 Otto Preminger NR -
2638 Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1964 Kizo Nagashima, Larry Roemer G -
2686 The Servant 1963 Joseph Losey NR -
2694 Cleopatra 1963 Joseph L. Mankiewicz NR -
2709 Destroy All Monsters 1968 Ishirô Honda G -
2712 Kuroneko 1968 Kaneto Shindô NR -
2725 Barbarella 1968 Roger Vadim NR -
2742 Kill Baby, Kill 1966 Mario Bava PG -
2767 Hello, Dolly! 1969 Gene Kelly G -
2787 One-Eyed Jacks 1961 Marlon Brando NR -
2801 Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster 1964 Ishirô Honda NR -
2806 The Alamo 1960 John Wayne NR -
2839 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1960 Karel Reisz NR -
2845 Godzilla vs. the Thing 1964 Ishirô Honda NR -
2910 Witchfinder General 1968 Michael Reeves NR -
2920 Bedazzled 1967 Stanley Donen NR -
2923 Torn Curtain 1966 Alfred Hitchcock NR -

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