Top Movies of the 1960s

The 1960s had many significant films mostly in the vein of historical dramas, spy films psychological horror and spaghetti westerns. Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without the usual romance, comedy (elaborate or satirical) and drama. Science fiction films definitely upped their special effects. The 1960s cultural revolution as well as the loosening of film censorship led these filmmakers to become more experimental and daring in their craft.

Here are the films of the 1960s below (in chronological order) and if you want to add up to this list you can post it on the comments section.


The Apartment


La Dolce Vita

The Magnificent Seven

Breakfast at Tiffany's

West Side Story

To Kill a Mockingbird


Lawrence of Arabia

The Birds

8 1/2


Mary Poppins

My Fair Lady

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


A Hard Days Night

The Sound of Music


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


The Graduate

In the Heat of the Night

2001: A Space Odyssey

Rosemary's Baby

Once Upon a Time in the West

Planet of the Apes

Night of the Living Dead

Midnight Cowboy