Top 20 Fan-Favorite Movies from 1960: A Nostalgic Cinematic Journey

Fasten your seatbelts, cinephiles! We’re about to take a thrilling ride back to the swinging sixties, a golden era of cinema that gifted us with timeless classics. Our time machine is set to 1960, a year that saw the silver screen sparkle with an array of unforgettable films. From Hitchcock’s spine-chilling suspense to the wild west’s dusty duels, 1960 was a year that had it all. So, grab your popcorn, sit back, and prepare to be transported back in time as we countdown the top 20 fan-favorite movies from this iconic year. Whether you’re a vintage film aficionado or a curious newcomer, this nostalgic cinematic journey promises to be a feast for your film-loving soul. So, without further ado, let’s roll the film and dive into the magic of 1960’s celluloid wonders!


Release Date: 1960-05-09

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

“Macario” is a captivating Mexican film released in 1960 that tells the story of a poor peasant named Macario. Set on the Day of the Dead, Macario’s desire for a good meal leads him on a supernatural journey where he encounters the Devil, God, and Death. With a bottle of water that can cure any illness, Macario’s newfound wealth attracts the attention of the feared Inquisition, making for an intriguing and suspenseful plot. Starring Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, and Enrique Lucero, this movie is a must-watch for fans of Mexican cinema.

Cast: Ignacio López Tarso (Macario) , Pina Pellicer (Esposa de Macario) , Enrique Lucero (La muerte) , Mario Alberto Rodríguez (Don Ramiro) , José Gálvez (El Demonio) , Eduardo Fajardo (Virrey) , Consuelo Frank (Virreina) , José Dupeyrón () , Celia Tejeda (Chona) , Luis Aceves Castañeda (Verdugo infartado (uncredited)) , Miguel Arenas (Inquisidor (uncredited)) , Alfredo Wally Barrón (Don Alfredo, panadero (uncredited)) , Queta Carrasco (Vecina de Macario (uncredited)) , Felipe de Flores (Nieto de abuelo enfermo (uncredited)) , Alicia del Lago (Viuda (uncredited)) , Manuel Dondé (Enviado de la inquisicion (uncredited)) , Elizabeth Dupeyrón (Hija de Macario (uncredited)) , Enedina Díaz de León (Vecina de Macario (uncredited)) , Enrique García Álvarez (Inquisidor (uncredited)) , Leonor Gómez (Señora recomendando caldo de zopilote. (uncredited)) , Sonia Infante (Doña Eulalia, esposa de Don Ramíro (uncredited)) , Inés Murillo (Vecina de Macario (uncredited)) , Manuel Noriega (Abuelo enfermo (uncredited)) , Francisco Pando (Sacerdote (uncredited)) , Lidia Franco (Comadre de Chona (uncredited))

Directors: Roberto Gavaldón

Writers: B. Traven, Emilio Carballido, Roberto Gavaldón

Tags: mexico, hunger, hunger strike, torture, devil, death, starvation, depiction of god, starving child



Release Date: 1960-06-22

Genres: Horror, Drama, Thriller

“Psycho” is a thrilling movie from 1960 that tells the story of Marion Crane, a real estate clerk who steals a large sum of money and tries to escape her old life. She ends up at the eerie Bates Motel, run by the peculiar Norman Bates and his mysterious mother. With a stellar cast including Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh, this suspenseful film will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

Cast: Anthony Perkins (Norman Bates) , Janet Leigh (Marion Crane) , Vera Miles (Lila Crane) , John Gavin (Sam Loomis) , Martin Balsam (Private Det. Milton Arbogast) , John McIntire (Sheriff Al Chambers) , Simon Oakland (Dr. Fred Richman) , Frank Albertson (Tom Cassidy) , Patricia Hitchcock (Caroline) , Vaughn Taylor (George Lowery) , Lurene Tuttle (Mrs. Chambers) , John Anderson (California Charlie) , Mort Mills (Highway Patrol Officer) , Fletcher Allen (Policeman on Steps (uncredited)) , Walter Bacon (Church Member (uncredited)) , Kit Carson (Extra (uncredited)) , Francis De Sales (Deputy District Attorney Alan Deats (uncredited)) , George Dockstader (Extra (uncredited)) , George Eldredge (Police Chief James Mitchell (uncredited)) , Harper Flaherty (Extra (uncredited)) , Sam Flint (County Sheriff (uncredited)) , Virginia Gregg (Norma Bates (voice) (uncredited)) , Alfred Hitchcock (Man Outside Office (uncredited)) , Paul Jasmin (Norma Bates (voice) (uncredited)) , Lee Kass (Extra (uncredited))

Directors: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Robert Bloch, Joseph Stefano

Tags: hotel, clerk, arizona, shower, motel, taxidermy, money, secretary, black and white, corpse, murderer, theft, mental illness, private detective, missing person, proto-slasher

The Apartment

The Apartment

Release Date: 1960-06-21

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

“The Apartment” is a 1960 movie starring Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray. It follows the story of Bud Baxter, a minor clerk in a New York insurance company who lends out his apartment to executives for their affairs. However, things take a complicated turn when Bud finds himself facing a major problem to solve. With a stellar cast and an intriguing plot, this movie is definitely one of the best voted movies of 1960.

Cast: Jack Lemmon (C.C. Baxter) , Shirley MacLaine (Fran Kubelik) , Fred MacMurray (Jeff D. Sheldrake) , Ray Walston (Joe Dobisch) , Jack Kruschen (Dr. Dreyfuss) , David Lewis (Al Kirkeby) , Hope Holiday (Mrs. Margie MacDougall) , Joan Shawlee (Sylvia) , Naomi Stevens (Mrs. Mildred Dreyfuss) , Johnny Seven (Karl Matuschka) , Joyce Jameson (The Blonde) , Willard Waterman (Mr. Vanderhoff) , David White (Mr. Eichelberger) , Edie Adams (Miss Olsen) , Dorothy Abbott (Office Worker (uncredited)) , Ralph Moratz (Office Worker (uncredited)) , Joe Palma (Office Maintenance Man (uncredited)) , Bill Baldwin (TV Movie Host (uncredited)) , Benny Burt (Charlie – Bartender (uncredited)) , Lynn Cartwright (Elevator Supervisor with Clicker (uncredited)) , Mason Curry (Bit Part (uncredited)) , David Macklin (Messenger (uncredited)) , Hal Smith (Man in Santa Claus Suit (uncredited)) , Paul Bradley (Office Worker (uncredited)) , Steve Carruthers (Restaurant Patron (uncredited))

Directors: Billy Wilder

Writers: Billy Wilder, I. A. L. Diamond

Tags: new york city, new year’s eve, lovesickness, age difference, suicide attempt, office, flat, spaghetti, winter, clerk, tennis racket, romantic comedy, black and white, extramarital affair, christmas

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Release Date: 1960-02-05

Genres: Comedy, Drama

“La Dolce Vita” is a captivating movie set in 1960, following the life of Marcello, a journalist torn between the glamorous social scene of Rome and the suffocating routine with his girlfriend. As he navigates his way through this existential struggle, Marcello also yearns to establish himself as a serious writer. Starring Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, and other talented actors, this film offers a fascinating exploration of personal desires and the pursuit of artistic fulfillment. Released on February 5, 1960, it is considered one of the best movies of that year.

Cast: Marcello Mastroianni (Marcello Rubini) , Anita Ekberg (Sylvia) , Anouk Aimée (Maddalena) , Yvonne Furneaux (Emma) , Magali Noël (Fanny) , Alain Cuny (Steiner) , Annibale Ninchi (Marcello’s father) , Walter Santesso (Paparazzo) , Valeria Ciangottini (Paola) , Riccardo Garrone (Riccardo) , Ida Galli (Debutante of the year) , Audrey McDonald (Jane) , Polidor (Pagliaccio) , Alain Dijon (Frankie Stout) , Mino Doro (Lover of Nadia) , Giulio Girola (Police commissioner) , Laura Betti (Laura) , Nico (Nico) , Domino () , Carlo Musto (Transvestite) , Enzo Cerusico (Photographer) , Giulio Paradisi (Photographer) , Enzo Doria (Photographer) , Enrico Glori (Admirer of Nadia) , Adriana Moneta (Ninni)

Directors: Federico Fellini

Writers: Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Brunello Rondi, Pier Paolo Pasolini

Tags: rome, italy, sea, loss of loved one, lovesickness, sunrise, newspaper, photographer, sadness, night life, fountain, dying and death, unsociability, cowardliness, ghost

Rocco and His Brothers

Rocco and His Brothers

Release Date: 1960-10-06

Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance

“Rocco and His Brothers” is a captivating movie set in 1960. It tells the story of a widow and her five sons who move to the bustling city, where two of the brothers find themselves entangled in a dangerous love triangle. With a talented cast including Alain Delon and Annie Girardot, this film explores the deadly consequences of rivalry and love. Released on October 6th, 1960, it’s definitely one of the best movies of that year!

Cast: Alain Delon (Rocco Parondi) , Renato Salvatori (Simone Parondi) , Annie Girardot (Nadia) , Katina Paxinou (Rosaria Parondi) , Alessandra Panaro (Ciro’s Fiancee) , Spiros Focás (Vincenzo Parondi) , Max Cartier (Ciro Parondi) , Corrado Pani (Ivo) , Rocco Vidolazzi (Luca Parondi) , Claudia Mori (Laundry Worker) , Adriana Asti (Laundry Worker) , Enzo Fiermonte (Boxer) , Nino Castelnuovo (Nino Rossi) , Rosario Borelli (Gambler) , Renato Terra (Alfredo, Ginetta’s Brother) , Roger Hanin (Morini) , Paolo Stoppa (Cerri) , Suzy Delair (Luisa) , Claudia Cardinale (Ginetta) , Eduardo Passarelli ((uncredited)) , Franca Valeri (Widow (uncredited))

Directors: Luchino Visconti

Writers: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi d’Amico, Massimo Franciosa, Enrico Medioli, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Vasco Pratolini, Giovanni Testori

Tags: sibling relationship, prostitute, parent child relationship, milan, boxer, work, widow, love, murder, working class, illegal prostitution, matriarch

Two Women

Two Women

Release Date: 1960-12-22

Genres: Drama, War

“Two Women” is a powerful and emotional film set during World War II. It follows the journey of Cesira, a widowed shopkeeper, and her daughter Rosetta as they escape the bombings in Rome and seek refuge in a remote village. Along the way, Cesira’s determination to protect her daughter is tested, while a young intellectual named Michele falls in love with her. Starring the talented Sophia Loren and Jean-Paul Belmondo, this movie is a must-watch for its gripping storyline and stellar performances. Released on December 22, 1960, it remains one of the best-voted movies of that year.

Cast: Sophia Loren (Cesira) , Jean-Paul Belmondo (Michele Di Libero) , Raf Vallone (Giovanni) , Eleonora Brown (Rosetta) , Carlo Ninchi (Filippo, il padre di Michele) , Andrea Checchi (un fasciste) , Pupella Maggio (un fermier) , Emma Baron (Maria) , Antonella Della Porta (La madre impazzita) , Bruna Cealti (une évacuée) , Luciano Pigozzi (Scimmione) , Vincenzo Musolino (Alessandro) , Renato Salvatori (Florindo) , Franco Balducci (il tedesco nel pagliaio) , Mario Frera (Peppuccio) , Curt Lowens (ufficiale tedesco batteria contraerea)

Directors: Vittorio De Sica

Writers: Alberto Moravia, Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini

Tags: italy, rape, rome, italy, parent child relationship, refugee, world war ii, widow, peasant, wartime, single mother, shopkeeper, remote village, young scholar, bombed church, moroccans, return to birthplace

The Virgin Spring

The Virgin Spring

Release Date: 1960-02-08

Genres: Drama

“The Virgin Spring” is a powerful and gripping movie from 1960 that tells the story of devout Christians Töre and Märeta, whose daughter Karin is brutally raped and murdered by a group of savage goat herders. When the killers unknowingly seek refuge in Töre and Märeta’s farmhouse, Töre plots a fitting revenge. Starring Max von Sydow and Birgitta Valberg, this film is a haunting exploration of vengeance and the depths of human darkness.

Cast: Max von Sydow (Töre) , Birgitta Valberg (Märeta) , Gunnel Lindblom (Ingeri) , Birgitta Pettersson (Karin) , Axel Düberg (Thin Herdsman) , Allan Edwall (Beggar) , Tor Isedal (Mute Herdsman) , Ove Porath (Boy) , Axel Slangus (Bridge Keeper) , Gudrun Brost (Frida) , Oscar Ljung (Simon) , Tor Borong (Farm-hand) , Leif Forstenberg (Farm-hand)

Directors: Ingmar Bergman

Writers: Ulla Isaksson

Tags: rape, child murder, peasant, brother, revenge, pregnant woman, medieval, rape and revenge, 13th century, spring (water)

Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Release Date: 1960-07-07

Genres: Drama

“Inherit the Wind” is a thought-provoking movie released in 1960 that tells the captivating story of schoolteacher Bertram Cates, who is arrested for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution. With an all-star cast including Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly, the film explores the intense courtroom battle between renowned defense attorney Henry Drummond and prosecutor Matthew Brady, a famous evangelist. This gripping drama sheds light on the clash between science and religion, making it a must-watch for anyone interested in thought-provoking cinema.

Cast: Spencer Tracy (Henry Drummond) , Fredric March (Matthew Harrison Brady) , Gene Kelly (E.K. Hornbeck) , Dick York (Bertram T. Cates) , Donna Anderson (Rachel Brown) , Harry Morgan (Judge Mel) , Claude Akins (Rev. Jeremiah Brown) , Elliott Reid (Prosecutor Tom Davenport) , Paul Hartman (Bailiff Mort Meeker) , Philip Coolidge (Mayor Jason Carter) , Jimmy Boyd (Howard) , Noah Beery Jr. (John Stebbins) , Norman Fell (WGN Radio Technician) , Hope Summers (Mrs. Krebs – Righteous Townswoman) , Ray Teal (Jessie H. Dunlap) , Renee Godfrey (Mrs. Stebbins) , Florence Eldridge (Sarah Brady) , Leon Alton (Townsman (uncredited)) , Frank Baker (Townsman (uncredited)) , Buck Bucko (Townsman (uncredited)) , Sam Harris (Townsman (uncredited)) , Shep Houghton (Townsman (uncredited)) , Hans Moebus (Townsman (uncredited)) , Harry ‘Snub’ Pollard (Townsman (uncredited)) , Robert Robinson (Townsman (uncredited))

Directors: Stanley Kramer

Writers: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith, Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee

Tags: politician, teacher, lawyer, trial, courtroom, evolution, rhetoric, scopes monkey trial, judiciary, courtroom drama

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

Release Date: 1960-09-15

Genres: Crime, Drama, Thriller

“The Bad Sleep Well” is a gripping Japanese film from 1960, starring Toshirō Mifune and Masayuki Mori. It’s a loose adaptation of “Hamlet” and follows Kôichi Nishi, who rises to a high position in a Japanese corporation and marries the daughter of a company vice president. However, at their wedding reception, a cake resembling their corporate headquarters triggers memories of Nishi’s father’s mysterious death, leading him to unleash a plan for revenge. With a stellar cast and a captivating storyline, this movie is definitely one of the best voted films of 1960.

Cast: Toshirō Mifune (Kôichi Nishi) , Masayuki Mori (Public Corporation Vice President Iwabuchi) , Kamatari Fujiwara (Assistant-to-the-Chief Wada) , Takeshi Katō (Itakura) , Kyōko Kagawa (Yoshiko Nishi) , Tatsuya Mihashi (Tatsuo Iwabuchi) , Takashi Shimura (Administrative Officer Moriyama) , Kō Nishimura (Contract Officer Shirai) , Kyū Sazanka (Construction Company Executive Director Kaneko) , Someshō Matsumoto (Construction Company President Hatano) , Gen Shimizu (Managing Director Miura) , Atsuko Ichinomiya (Mrs. Ariyama) , Natsuko Kahara (Mrs. Furuya) , Nobuko Tashiro (Mrs. Moriyama) , Ken Mitsuda (Public Corporation President Arimura) , Kôji Nanbara (Public Prosecutor Horiuchi) , Chishū Ryū (Public Prosecutor Nonaka) , Seiji Miyaguchi (Public Prosecutor Okakura) , Kin Sugai (Tomoko Wada) , Yoshio Tsuchiya (ADA Secretary) , Shirō Tsuchiya (Construction Company Employee #1) , Sôji Ubukata (Construction Company Employee #2) , Susumu Fujita (Detective) , Kunie Tanaka (Hitman) , Kyōko Ozawa (Iwabuchi Maid #1)

Directors: Akira Kurosawa

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, Ryūzō Kikushima, Eijirô Hisaita

Tags: parent child relationship, film noir, corporate greed, shakespeare in modern dress, japanese noir



Release Date: 1960-09-14

Genres: Drama, Mystery

“L’Avventura” is a captivating Italian film released in 1960. It follows the story of Claudia and Anna, who embark on a boat trip with Anna’s lover, Sandro, to a remote volcanic island. When Anna mysteriously disappears, a search ensues, while Sandro and Claudia find themselves drawn to each other amidst guilt and tension. With a talented cast and a gripping plot, this movie is definitely worth watching for its intriguing exploration of relationships and the human psyche.

Cast: Gabriele Ferzetti (Sandro) , Monica Vitti (Claudia) , Lea Massari (Anna) , Dominique Blanchar (Giulia) , Renzo Ricci (Anna’s Father) , James Addams (Corrado) , Dorothy De Poliolo (Gloria Perkins) , Lelio Luttazzi (Raimondo) , Giovanni Petrucci (Prince Godfrey) , Esmeralda Ruspoli (Patrizia) , Enrico Bologna () , Franco Cimino () , Giovanni Danesi (Photographer) , Rita Mole () , Renato Pinciroli (Zuria) , Angela Tommasi Di Lampedusa (The Princess) , Vincenzo Tranchina () , Valeria Perri (Martina) , Prof. Cucco (Ettore (uncredited)) , Jack O’Connell (Old Man on the Island (uncredited))

Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Elio Bartolini

Tags: island, architect, mediterranean, police, boating trip



Release Date: 1960-10-13

Genres: History, War, Drama, Adventure

“Spartacus” is a captivating historical drama released on October 13, 1960. Starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, and Jean Simmons, the film tells the inspiring story of Spartacus, a rebellious Thracian slave who leads a powerful uprising against his oppressors. With a gripping plot that follows Spartacus and his fellow slaves as they fight for their freedom, this movie is a must-watch for fans of epic tales of courage and resilience.

Cast: Kirk Douglas (Spartacus) , Laurence Olivier (Marcus Licinius Crassus) , Jean Simmons (Varinia) , Charles Laughton (Sempronius Gracchus) , Peter Ustinov (Lentulus Batiatus) , John Gavin (Julius Caesar) , Tony Curtis (Antoninus) , Nina Foch (Helena Glabrus) , John Ireland (Crixus) , Herbert Lom (Tigranes Levantus) , John Dall (Marcus Publius Glabrus) , Woody Strode (Draba) , Harold J. Stone (David) , Charles McGraw (Marcellus) , Joanna Barnes (Claudia Marius) , Peter Brocco (Ramon) , Paul Lambert (Gannicus) , Robert J. Wilke (Guard captain) , Nick Dennis (Dionysius) , John Hoyt (Caius) , Frederick Worlock (Laelius) , Paul Baxley (Gladiator (uncredited)) , Louie Elias (Gladiator (uncredited)) , Brad Harris (Gladiator (uncredited)) , Hubie Kerns (Gladiator (uncredited))

Directors: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Mann

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Peter Ustinov, Howard Fast, Calder Willingham, Plutarch

Tags: gladiator, roman empire, gladiator fight, slavery, insurgence, ancient rome, epic, gay interest, historical fiction, torture, ancient world, slave, technicolor, escaped slave, 1st century

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Release Date: 1960-10-12

Genres: Western, Action

“The Magnificent Seven” is a classic Western film released in 1960. Set in an oppressed Mexican peasant village, the movie follows the story of seven gunfighters who are hired to defend the homes of the villagers. With a star-studded cast including Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, and Charles Bronson, this action-packed film is a must-watch for fans of the genre.

Cast: Yul Brynner (Chris Adams) , Eli Wallach (Calvera) , Steve McQueen (Vin) , Charles Bronson (Bernardo O’Reilly) , Robert Vaughn (Lee) , Brad Dexter (Harry Luck) , James Coburn (Britt) , Horst Buchholz (Chico) , Jorge Martínez de Hoyos (Hilario) , Vladimir Sokoloff (Old man) , Rosenda Monteros (Petra) , Rico Alaniz (Sotero) , Pepe Hern (Tomas) , Natividad Vacío (Tomas) , Mario Navarro (Boy with O’Reilly) , Danny Bravo ((uncredited)) , John A. Alonzo (Miguel) , Enrique Lucero (Villager) , Alex Montoya ((uncredited)) , Robert J. Wilke (Wallace) , Val Avery (Henry) , Whit Bissell (Chamlee) , Bing Russell (Robert) , Joseph Ruskin (Flynn) , Victor French (Front Office Clerk)

Directors: John Sturges

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Walter Bernstein, Walter Newman, William Roberts

Tags: horse, village, friendship, remake, bandit, farmer, cowboy, white man’s burden, henry rifle, hired gun

Black Sunday

Black Sunday

Release Date: 1960-08-11

Genres: Horror

“Black Sunday” is a chilling horror film from 1960 that tells the story of a vengeful witch and her wicked servant who rise from the grave to possess the body of the witch’s beautiful descendant. With a talented cast including Barbara Steele and John Richardson, this movie takes you on a thrilling journey as the girl’s brother and a handsome doctor fight to stop the witch’s bloody campaign. Released on August 11, 1960, it’s definitely a must-watch for horror enthusiasts!

Cast: Barbara Steele (Princess Asa Vajda / Katia Vajda) , John Richardson (Dr. Andrej Gorobec / Dr. Andreas Gorobec) , Andrea Checchi (Dr. Choma Kruvajan / Dr. Thomas Kruvajan) , Ivo Garrani (Prince Vajda) , Arturo Dominici (Igor Javutich / Javuto) , Enrico Olivieri (Prince Constantine Vajda) , Antonio Pierfederici (Priest) , Tino Bianchi (Ivan – Manservant) , Clara Bindi (Inn Keeper) , Mario Passante (Nikita – Coachman) , Renato Terra (Boris – Stablehand) , Germana Dominici (Sonya – Innkeeper’s Daughter) , Nando Gazzolo (Narrator (voice) (uncredited))

Directors: Mario Bava

Writers: Mario Serandrei, Ennio De Concini, Nikolai Gogol

Tags: witch, vampire, crypt, gothic horror, iron mask

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Release Date: 1960-05-16

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama

“Peeping Tom” is a gripping psychological thriller from 1960 that follows the life of Mark Lewis, a loner who works at a film studio by day and secretly takes provocative photographs of women at night. As if that wasn’t disturbing enough, Mark is also making a documentary on fear, where he records the reactions of his victims as he murders them. Things take an unexpected turn when he befriends Helen, the daughter of the family living below his apartment, and shares vague details about his twisted movie project. Starring Karlheinz Böhm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, and other talented actors, this unsettling film was released on May 16, 1960.

Cast: Karlheinz Böhm (Mark Lewis) , Moira Shearer (Vivian) , Anna Massey (Helen Stephens) , Maxine Audley (Mrs. Stephens) , Brenda Bruce (Dora) , Miles Malleson (Elderly Gentleman Customer) , Esmond Knight (Arthur Baden) , Michael Goodliffe (Don Jarvis) , Jack Watson (Chief Insp. Gregg) , Shirley Anne Field (Pauline Shields) , Pamela Green (Milly) , John Barrard (Small Man (uncredited)) , Robert Crewdson (Shop Assistant on Film Set (uncredited)) , Nigel Davenport (Det. Sgt. Miller (uncredited)) , Michael Powell (Mark’s Father – A.N. Lewis (uncredited)) , Susan Travers (Lorraine the Model (uncredited)) , Martin Miller (Dr. Rosen) , Keith Baxter (Det. Baxter (uncredited)) , John Chappell (Clapper Boy (uncredited)) , Roland Curram (Young Man in Sports Car (uncredited)) , John Dunbar (Police Doctor (uncredited)) , Maurice Durant (Publicity Chief (uncredited)) , Paddi Edwards (Girl Electrician (uncredited)) , Cornelia Frances (Girl in Sports Car Leaving Studio (uncredited)) , Veronica Hurst (Miss Simpson – Jarvis’ Secretary (uncredited))

Directors: Michael Powell

Writers: Leo Marks

Tags: cinematographer, photography, illegal prostitution, cult film, proto-slasher

The Time Machine

The Time Machine

“The Time Machine” is a captivating sci-fi film released in 1960. Set in Victorian England, it follows the journey of a man who travels to the distant future and discovers a world where humanity has split into two warring species. With a talented cast including Rod Taylor, Alan Young, and Yvette Mimieux, this movie takes you on a thrilling adventure through time and showcases the consequences of mankind’s actions.

Cast: Rod Taylor (H. George Wells) , Alan Young (David Filby / James Filby) , Yvette Mimieux (Weena) , Sebastian Cabot (Dr. Philip Hilyer) , Tom Helmore (Anthony Bridewell) , Whit Bissell (Walter Kemp) , Doris Lloyd (Mrs. Watchett) , Bob Barran (Eloi Man (uncredited)) , Paul Frees (Talking Rings (voice) (uncredited))

Directors: George Pal

Writers: H.G. Wells, David Duncan

Tags: london, england, based on novel or book, inventor, future, time travel, dystopia, time machine, victorian england, steampunk, distant future, underground civilization, morlock

The Traffic Policeman

The Traffic Policeman

Release Date: 1960-11-16

Genres: Comedy

“The Traffic Policeman” is a hilarious comedy from 1960 that follows the story of an unemployed man who unexpectedly lands a job as a traffic policeman. However, his new role in the bustling city proves to be quite challenging, as he faces numerous problems caused by the chaotic traffic. Starring a talented cast including Alberto Sordi, Marisa Merlini, Vittorio De Sica, and more, this movie promises to keep you entertained with its amusing take on the struggles of our poor protagonist.

Cast: Alberto Sordi (Otello Celletti) , Marisa Merlini (Amalia Celletti) , Vittorio De Sica (Il sindaco) , Riccardo Garrone (Il tenente dei vigili) , Mara Berni (Amante del comandante) , Carlo Pisacane (Padre di Otello) , Mario Riva (Himself) , Sylva Koscina (Herself) , Nando Bruno (cognato di Otello) , Lia Zoppelli (Moglie del sindaco) , Franco Di Trocchio (figlio di Otello) , Piera Arico (sorella di Otello) , Vincenzo Talarico (Oratore monarchico) , Nerio Bernardi (mons. Olivieri) , Rossana Canghiari (Segretaria del sindaco) , Mario Passante (il comm. Marinetti) , Gianni Solaro (Il comandante dei vigili) , Antonio Acqua (The Ragioniere with a New Car) , Giulio Calì (The Old Shepherd) , Lili Cerasoli (Contessina) , Franco Cobianchi (The Innkeeper) , Fanfulla (marito di Amalia) , Edda Ferronao (Filomena) , Fiorenzo Fiorentini (Padre di Otello (voice)) , Mario Frera (Cellettis’ Neighbour)

Directors: Luigi Zampa

Writers: Luigi Zampa, Ugo Guerra, Rodolfo Sonego


Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry

Release Date: 1960-07-07

Genres: Drama

“Elmer Gantry” is a captivating movie from 1960 that tells the story of a charismatic con man named Elmer Gantry. When he meets Sister Sharon Falconer, a roadside revivalist, he pretends to be a devout preacher to join her act. As their passionate onstage performances turn into a romantic relationship, their success is threatened by one of Gantry’s vengeful ex-lovers. Starring Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, and a talented ensemble cast, this film is a must-watch for its intriguing plot and the chemistry between the lead actors. Released on July 7, 1960, it’s one of the best-voted movies of that year.

Cast: Burt Lancaster (Elmer Gantry) , Jean Simmons (Sister Sharon Falconer) , Arthur Kennedy (Jim Lefferts) , Dean Jagger (William L. Morgan) , Shirley Jones (Lulu Bains) , Patti Page (Sister Rachel) , Edward Andrews (George F. Babbitt) , John McIntire (Rev. John Pengilly) , Hugh Marlowe (Rev. Philip Garrison) , Joe Maross (Pete) , Philip Ober (Reverend Planck) , Barry Kelley (Police Captain Holt) , Wendell Holmes (Reverend Ulrich) , Dayton Lummis (Eddington) , Colin Kenny (Extra at Revival Meeting) , William H. O’Brien (Train Conductor) , Bert Stevens (Choir Member) , John Qualen (Sam – Storekeeper) , Rex Ingram (Preacher of Black Congregation (uncredited)) , Sally Fraser (Prostitute) , Robert P. Lieb (Lincoln Police Captain) , Larry J. Blake (Mac – Bartender (uncredited)) , Peter Brocco (Benny – Photographer (uncredited)) , George Cisar (Salesman in Saloon (uncredited)) , Ralph Dumke (Salesman in Saloon (uncredited))

Directors: Richard Brooks

Writers: Richard Brooks, Sinclair Lewis

Tags: based on novel or book, con man, fraud, kansas, usa, religion, preacher, religious hypocrisy, traveling salesman, evangelist, revivalism

Village of the Damned

Village of the Damned

Release Date: 1960-06-16

Genres: Horror, Science Fiction

“Village of the Damned” is a captivating sci-fi thriller that takes place in a quaint English village. After a mysterious event leaves everyone unconscious, the village is shocked to discover that all women of childbearing age have become pregnant. As the children are born, they possess an eerie resemblance with their striking blond hair and eyes, and an uncanny bond with each other. Starring a talented cast including George Sanders and Barbara Shelley, this 1960 classic will keep you on the edge of your seat with its chilling storyline and suspenseful plot twists.

Cast: George Sanders (Gordon Zellaby) , Barbara Shelley (Anthea Zellaby) , Martin Stephens (David Zellaby) , Michael Gwynn (Alan Bernard) , Laurence Naismith (Dr. Willers) , Richard Warner (Harrington) , Jenny Laird (Mrs. Harrington) , Sarah Long (Evelyn Harrington) , Thomas Heathcote (James Pawle) , Charlotte Mitchell (Janet Pawle) , Pamela Buck (Milly Hughes) , Rosamund Greenwood (Miss Ogle) , Susan Richards (Mrs. Plumpton) , Bernard Archard (Vicar) , Peter Vaughan (P.C. Gobby) , John Phillips (General Leighton) , Richard Vernon (Edgar Hargraves) , John Stuart (Professor Smith) , Keith Pyott (Dr. Carlisle) , Alexander Archdale (Coroner) , Sheila Robins (Nurse) , Tom Bowman (Pilot) , Anthony Harrison (Lieutenant) , Diane Aubrey (WRAC Secretary) , Gerald Paris (Sapper)

Directors: Wolf Rilla

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, John Wyndham, Ronald Kinnoch

Tags: suicide, england, based on novel or book, parent child relationship, youngster, pregnancy, parish, village, car crash, mind reading, black and white, explosion, cult film, military, evil child, forced suicide

The Alamo

The Alamo

Release Date: 1960-10-23

Genres: Western

“The Alamo” is a gripping historical film released in 1960, starring John Wayne, Richard Widmark, and Laurence Harvey. Set in the early days of the Republic of Texas, it tells the true story of a brave group of soldiers who valiantly fought against a massive army to protect their newfound freedom. With a stellar cast and a powerful storyline, this movie is a must-watch for history buffs and fans of epic battles.

Cast: John Wayne (Col. Davy Crockett) , Richard Widmark (Jim Bowie) , Laurence Harvey (Col. William Travis) , Frankie Avalon (Smitty) , Patrick Wayne (Capt. James Butler Bonham) , Linda Cristal (Flaca) , Joan O’Brien (Mrs. Sue Dickinson) , Chill Wills (Beekeeper) , Joseph Calleia (Juan Seguin) , Ken Curtis (Capt. Almeron Dickinson) , Carlos Arruza (Lt. Reyes) , Jester Hairston (Jethro) , Veda Ann Borg (Blind Nell Robertson) , John Dierkes (Jocko Robertson) , Denver Pyle (Thimblerig (the Gambler)) , Aissa Wayne (Lisa Angelica Dickinson) , Hank Worden (Parson) , William Henry (Dr. Sutherland) , Bill Daniel (Col. Neill) , Wesley Lau (Emil) , Chuck Roberson (Tennesseean) , Guinn “Big Boy” Williams (Lt. ‘Irish’ Finn) , Olive Carey (Mrs. Dennison) , Ruben Padilla (General Santa Anna) , Richard Boone (Gen. Sam Houston)

Directors: John Wayne

Writers: James Edward Grant

Tags: texas, assault, alamo, mexican army

The Housemaid

The Housemaid

Release Date: 1960-11-03

Genres: Crime, Drama

“The Housemaid” is a captivating 1960 movie that tells the story of a piano composer’s family who moves into a new house. When his pregnant wife collapses from working too hard, he hires a hot housemaid to assist with the housework. Starring Lee Eun-shim, Kim Jin-kyu, Ju Jeung-nyeo, and other talented actors, this film offers a compelling narrative that explores the dynamics within a household. Released on November 3, 1960, it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re a fan of classic movies.

Cast: Lee Eun-shim (Oh Myeong-sook) , Kim Jin-kyu (Kim Dong-sik) , Ju Jeung-nyeo (Lee Jeong-sim) , Um Aing-ran (Jo Gyeong-hui) , Seon-ae Go (Factory Matron) , Seok-je Gang () , Wang Suk-rang () , Jeong-ok Ra () , Ahn Sung-ki (Kim Chang-soon) , Lee Yoo-ri (Kim Ae-soon) , Ok Gyeong-hui (Kwak Seon-young) , Ok-ju Na (Jeon Cheong-yeon) , Choi Nam-hyun (Yu Jong-sik) , Jo Seok-geun (Driver) , Nam Bang-chun (Television Technician) , Kim Man ()

Directors: Kim Ki-young

Writers: Kim Ki-young

Tags: poison, infidelity, music teacher, piano lessons, maid, infatuation, rat, housemaid, uninvited guest, horror mystery

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