Top 1960 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Psycho (1960)

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother.

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Anthony Perkins, Fletcher Allen, Frank Albertson, Janet Leigh,...

Country: US

Duration: 109 min

Release: 1960

Rated: R

IMDb: 8.5 (601,630 votes)

[#2] The Apartment (1960)

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: David Lewis, David White, Dorothy Abbott, Edie Adams,...

Country: US

Duration: 125 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Approved

IMDb: 8.3 (163,880 votes)

[#3] Inherit the Wind (1960)

This gripping adaptation of the Jerome Lawrence-Robert E. Lee play examines an issue that still causes great controversy—the role religion should play in the schools.

Genre: Drama, History

Director:

Cast: Claude Akins, Dick York, Donna Anderson, Elliott Reid,...

Country: US

Duration: 128 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Passed

IMDb: 8.1 (27,501 votes)

[#4] The Virgin Spring (1960)

Devout Christians Töre and Märeta send their only daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter, the unrepentant Ingeri, to deliver candles to a distant church. On their way through the woods, the girls encounter a group of savage goat herders who brutally rape and murder Karin as Ingeri remains hidden. When the killers unwittingly seek refuge in the farmhouse of Töre and Märeta, Töre plots a fitting revenge.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Allan Edwall, Axel Düberg, Axel Slangus, Birgitta Pettersson,...

Country: Sweden

Duration: 90 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.1 (26,689 votes)

[#5] La Dolce Vita (1960)

Journalist and man-about-town Marcello struggles to find his place in the world, torn between the allure of Rome's elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend, all the while searching for a way to become a serious writer.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director:

Cast: Alain Cuny, Alain Dijon, Anita Ekberg, Annibale Ninchi,...

Country: France, Italy

Duration: 176 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 8.0 (66,625 votes)

[#6] Spartacus (1960)

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War

Director:

Cast: Charles Laughton, Charles McGraw, Harold J. Stone, Herbert Lom,...

Country: US

Duration: 197 min

Release: 1960

Rated: PG-13

IMDb: 7.9 (124,182 votes)

[#7] L’Avventura (1960)

Claudia and Anna join Anna's lover, Sandro, on a boat trip to a remote volcanic island. When Anna goes missing, a search is launched. In the meantime, Sandro and Claudia become involved in a romance despite Anna's disappearance, though the relationship suffers from guilt and tension.

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Director:

Cast: Angela Tommasi Di Lampedusa, Dominique Blanchar, Dorothy De Poliolo, Esmeralda Ruspoli,...

Country: France, Italy

Duration: 144 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.9 (26,715 votes)

[#8] Breathless (1960)

A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he attempts to persuade a girl to run away to Italy with him.

Genre: Crime, Drama

Director:

Cast: André S. Labarthe, Claude Mansard, Daniel Boulanger, François Moreuil,...

Country: France

Duration: 90 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.8 (73,240 votes)

[#9] Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Dr. Génessier is riddled with guilt after an accident that he caused disfigures the face of his daughter, the once beautiful Christiane, who outsiders believe is dead. Dr. Génessier, along with accomplice and laboratory assistant Louise, kidnaps young women and brings them to the Génessier mansion. After rendering his victims unconscious, Dr. Génessier removes their faces and attempts to graft them on to Christiane's.

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Alexandre Rignault, Alida Valli, Béatrice Altariba, Brigitte Juslin,...

Country: France, Italy

Duration: 84 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Not Rated

IMDb: 7.7 (27,913 votes)

[#10] The Magnificent Seven (1960)

An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Genre: Western

Director:

Cast: Brad Dexter, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach, Horst Buchholz,...

Country: US

Duration: 128 min

Release: 1960

Rated: Approved

IMDb: 7.7 (87,164 votes)