1960s movies

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1. If a Man Answers (1962)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

Rich socialite Chantal marries Eugene, a photographer, and everything seems blissful until her envious friend attempts to break them up. In desperation, she turns to her mother, but the advice she receives may do more harm than good.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Micheline Presle, John Lund

Votes: 957

2. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

The author of a best-selling fishing guide is actually incredibly inexperienced when it comes to the sport, which causes mayhem when he is entered into a competition.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver

Votes: 4,453

3. Strange Bedfellows (1965)

98 min | Comedy

In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly ... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Gig Young, Edward Judd

Votes: 688

4. Come September (1961)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

Younger generation vs. "older" folks on vacation at an Italian villa.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin

Votes: 2,942 | Gross: $14.17M

5. A Very Special Favor (1965)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

A rich man asks a womanizing playboy to marry his daughter and make a grandson for him.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Rock Hudson, Leslie Caron, Charles Boyer, Walter Slezak

Votes: 366

6. Critic's Choice (1963)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy

Parker Ballantine is a New York theater critic and his wife writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Parker must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Maxwell, Rip Torn

Votes: 775

7. The Facts of Life (1960)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

Larry and Kitty are two middle-class suburbanites who find themselves growing bored with their lives and respective marriages. Although each always found the other grating in manner, they ... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Ruth Hussey, Don DeFore

Votes: 1,159

9. Spencer's Mountain (1963)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family

Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,263

10. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Approved | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 5,639

11. Rage (1966)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

A man bitten by a rabid dog in the desert must find help before it's too late.

Director: Gilberto Gazcón | Stars: Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, David Reynoso, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 334

12. A New Kind of Love (1963)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor

Votes: 1,146

13. Love, the Italian Way (1960)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

A group of passengers traveling around the Mediterranean on a luxury liner enjoy various adventures and become romantically involved with each other.

Director: Giorgio Bianchi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Elke Sommer, Walter Chiari, Sylva Koscina

Votes: 22

14. Why Bother to Knock (1961)

89 min | Comedy

A romantically active travel agent gives all of his girlfriends keys to his flat - too many to keep count of.

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey, Elke Sommer, June Thorburn

Votes: 99

15. The Money Trap (1965)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When half a million dollars disappears from a doctor office's safe, the cops assigned to the burglary case, Joe and Pete, decide to find the money and keep it for themselves.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Glenn Ford, Elke Sommer, Rita Hayworth, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 628

16. Who Was That Lady? (1960)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

Ill-advised by a pal, a chemistry professor falsely claims he is an undercover FBI agent in order to cover-up his marital infidelity but his lie, although swallowed by his wife, gets him in trouble with the real FBI, the CIA and the KGB.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Tony Curtis, Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, James Whitmore

Votes: 1,104

17. I Passed for White (1960)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

A young girl meets and marries the man of her dreams--only she hasn't told him that she is half-black, and he and his rich family and friends are white.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Sonya Wilde, James Franciscus, Patricia Michon, Elizabeth Council

Votes: 132

18. Surprise Package (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy

An American gangster is exiled from the United States for criminal activity and is sent back to the Greek island where he was born. Once on the island, he is watched by a corrupt local ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Yul Brynner, Mitzi Gaynor, Noël Coward, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 242

19. Light in the Piazza (1962)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

Upper class Americans Noel and Meg Johnson have a twenty-six year old daughter named Clara Johnson. Clara suffered a head injury as a child which resulted in her being mentally disabled. ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Rossano Brazzi

Votes: 1,355

20. Because They're Young (1960)

102 min | Drama

A new high school teacher tries to help troubled students and falls in love with the principal's secretary.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dick Clark, Victoria Shaw, Michael Callan, Tuesday Weld

Votes: 277

21. Where the Boys Are (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four very different college girls drive to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break and seek out various adventures and romance for themselves.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton

Votes: 2,224

22. The Stripper (1963)

95 min | Drama, Romance

Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the show's money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Richard Beymer, Claire Trevor, Carol Lynley

Votes: 291

23. For Love or Money (1963)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Mitzi Gaynor, Gig Young, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 376

24. Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)

Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Family

Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Fabian, Lauri Peters

Votes: 4,411

25. Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Family

Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Dean Jones, Yvette Mimieux, Bernard Woringer

Votes: 412

26. A Tiger Walks (1964)

Approved | 91 min | Family, Drama

A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Pamela Franklin, Sabu

Votes: 255

27. Never Put It in Writing (1964)

93 min | Comedy

While in Ireland, a young insurance executive finds out that back at company headquarters, someone else has been promoted to a job that he was hoping to get. Enraged, he writes a scathing--... See full summary »

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Pat Boone, Milo O'Shea, Fidelma Murphy, Reginald Beckwith

Votes: 18

28. I'd Rather Be Rich (1964)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

An updated remake of It Started With Eve (1941). A young heiress is summoned to the bedside of her dying grandfather. The man's last wish is to meet her fiance, but problems arise when the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 363

29. The Carpetbaggers (1964)

Approved | 150 min | Drama, Romance

Jonas Cord's a disagreeable young tycoon who's building planes, directing films and catting around on the corporate make, in the 1930's Hollywood.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: George Peppard, Alan Ladd, Carroll Baker, Robert Cummings

Votes: 1,820 | Gross: $28.41M

30. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance

A businessman moves to Hong Kong to pursue a career as an artist and falls in love with a prostitute he hires as a model.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding

Votes: 2,030 | Gross: $7.30M

31. The World of Henry Orient (1964)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

A mischievous, adventuresome fourteen-year-old girl and her best friend begin following an eccentric concert pianist around New York City after she develops a crush on him.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Peter Sellers, Tippy Walker, Merrie Spaeth, Paula Prentiss

Votes: 3,023

32. Doctor in Distress (1963)

102 min | Comedy

Dr. Simon Sparrow's (Sir Dirk Bogarde's) love life improves dramatically when the lovely Delia Mallory (Samantha Eggar) is brought into casualty with a sprained ankle. She's relieved at the... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, James Robertson Justice, Samantha Eggar, Barbara Murray

Votes: 516

33. Father Came Too! (1964)

91 min | Comedy

A young married couple experience difficulties doing up a cottage, and are hindered by the wife's father.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Sally Smith

Votes: 212

34. The New Interns (1964)

123 min | Drama

Sequel to the 1962 film 'The Interns', this medical melodrama details the work of interns, nurses and doctors at a major American hospital.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Michael Callan, Dean Jones, Telly Savalas, Stefanie Powers

Votes: 152

35. David and Lisa (1962)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Keir Dullea, Janet Margolin, Howard Da Silva, Neva Patterson

Votes: 2,406

36. The Best Man (1964)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

The 2 front runners for their party's presidential nomination, one principled and the other ruthless, vie for the former President's endorsement.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams, Margaret Leighton

Votes: 2,767

37. Bedtime Story (1964)

99 min | Comedy

54 Metascore

Two scam artists prey on women for their money. They clash in a Mediterranean hot spot. Will the cultured, high-class con artist come out on top, or will the rough small-change scammer rise to win the wager?

Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones, Dody Goodman

Votes: 1,556

38. Lucy in London (1966 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

Lucy goes to hip London to experience all the current fads

Director: Steve Binder | Stars: Lucille Ball, Anthony Newley, Wilfrid Hyde-White, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 54

39. The Children's Hour (1961)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

49 Metascore

A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins

Votes: 13,487

40. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Musical

Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder.

Director: David Swift | Stars: Robert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee, Anthony 'Scooter' Teague

Votes: 4,015 | Gross: $6.32M

41. What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)

94 min | Comedy

A new infection that simply makes people feel happy is treated as a threat by the authorities while its "victims" work to spread it to others.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore, Don Stroud, Susan Saint James

Votes: 343

42. The Pleasure of His Company (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is marrying Napa Valley cattle rancher, Roger Henderson, and hopes her peripatetic father, "Pogo" Poole, whom she hasn't seen for years, comes to the... See full summary »

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Fred Astaire, Lilli Palmer, Debbie Reynolds, Tab Hunter

Votes: 640

43. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)

PG | 89 min | Comedy

During a blackout, a New York executive crosses paths with a Broadway actress and her husband.

Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Morse, Terry-Thomas, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 761 | Gross: $7.99M

44. Rosie! (1967)

98 min | Comedy

Rosie is a sweet, rich, generous woman, especially about giving away money. Daughters Mildred and Edith worry that she'll spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have her declared ... See full summary »

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Sandra Dee, Brian Aherne, Audrey Meadows

Votes: 215

45. Sweet November (1968)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A woman lures emotionally crippled men into affairs, then helps them repair their lives.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Sandy Dennis, Anthony Newley, Theodore Bikel, Burr DeBenning

Votes: 930 | Gross: $2.18M

46. Period of Adjustment (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Comedy