Top 1961 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1961 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? 123Movies.to: Watch All Movies & TV-Series on ONE place | Da official 123Movies.to

[#1] Yojimbo (1961)

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon and sake merchant Tokuemon to hire him as a personal bodyguard, then artfully sets in motion a full-scale gang war between the two ambitious and unscrupulous men.

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Director:

Country: Japan

Duration: 110 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 8.2 (111,285 votes)

[#2] Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 179 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 8.2 (69,881 votes)

[#3] Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger brother, Minus, is confused by Karin's vulnerability and his own budding sexuality. Their father, David, cannot overcome his haughty remoteness. Beset by visions, Karin descends further into madness.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: Sweden

Duration: 91 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 8.0 (22,993 votes)

[#4] The Hustler (1961)

Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 134 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 8.0 (75,531 votes)

[#5] One, Two, Three (1961)

C.R. MacNamara will do anything to get a promotion within the Coca-Cola company, including looking after boss W.P. Hazeltine's rebellious teenage daughter, Scarlett. When Scarlett visits Berlin, where C.R. is stationed, she reveals that she is married to a communist named Otto Piffl -- and C.R. recognizes that Otto's anti-establishment stance will clash with his boss's own political views, possibly jeopardizing his promotion.

Genre: Comedy, Family

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 115 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.9 (19,422 votes)

[#6] Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Country: France, Italy

Duration: 95 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.8 (20,495 votes)

[#7] The Innocents (1961)

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Genre: History, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Country: UK

Duration: 100 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.8 (27,129 votes)

[#8] Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. But when young writer Paul Varjak moves into her apartment building, her past threatens to get in their way.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 114 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.6 (165,345 votes)

[#9] West Side Story (1961)

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance

Director: ,

Country: US

Duration: 152 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.5 (97,092 votes)

[#10] The Guns of Navarone (1961)

A team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

Genre: Action, War

Director:

Country: UK, US

Duration: 158 min

Release: 1961

IMDb: 7.5 (45,323 votes)