Best Crime Movies of 1960

1.

Ocean's Eleven

4.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Danny Ocean and his gang attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas in one night.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Cesar Romero, Patrice Wymore, Joey Bishop, Sammy Davis Jr., Henry Silva ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1960-08-10
2.

Sergeant Rutledge

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Woody Strode, Constance Towers, Billie Burke, Juano Hernández, Willis Bouchey, Carleton Young, Judson Pratt ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1960-05-18
3.

The League of Gentlemen

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the cupboard, is short of money, and is a service-trained expert in his field. The job is a bank robbery, and military discipline and planning are imposed by Hyde and second-in-command Race on the team, although civilian irritations do start getting in the way.

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes, Kieron Moore, Terence Alexander, Norman Bird, Robert Coote, Melissa Stribling ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1960-04-15
4.

Never Let Go

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

John Cummings, an unsuccessful cosmetics salesman, has his unpaid-for car stolen by one of the hoods in the employ of Lionel Meadows, the sadistic organizer of a London car conversion racket. The car was not insured, and since the police appear indifferent to his plight, Cummings decides to find it himself -- and gets himself involved in an underworld battle.

Starring: Richard Todd, Peter Sellers, Elizabeth Sellars, Adam Faith, Carol White, Mervyn Johns, Noel Willman, David Lodge, John Bailey, Nigel Stock ..
Directed by: John Guillermin
Release date: 1960-01-01
5.

Our Man in Havana

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Expatriate Englishman Jim Wormold lives in pre-revolutionary Havana with his teenage daughter. Owning a poorly-performing business, he accepts an offer from the British Secret Service to recruit a network of agents in Cuba. Wormold hasn't got a clue where to start, so he decides to manufacture a list of agents and provide fictional tales for his masters in London, and is soon known as the best agent in the Western Hemisphere. However, it all unravels when the local police decode his cables and start rounding up his 'network' and he learns that he's the target of a group out to kill him.

Starring: Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ernie Kovacs, Noël Coward, Ralph Richardson, Jo Morrow, Grégoire Aslan, Paul Rogers, Raymond Huntley ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1960-01-27
6.

The Gazebo

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, John McGiver, Doro Merande, Mabel Albertson, Carl Reiner, Bert Freed, Martin Landau, Helen Kleeb, Jon Lormer ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1960-01-15
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7.

Two Way Stretch

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Three criminals plan to break out of prison the day before their release in order to carry out a daring jewel robbery, intending to establish the perfect alibi by returning to jail afterwards. First however they must get out, a task made more difficult by a new, stricter prison officer.

Starring: Peter Sellers, Maurice Denham, Lionel Jeffries, David Lodge, Bernard Cribbins, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Irene Handl, George Woodbridge, Liz Fraser, John Harvey ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1960-12-20
8.

The Criminal

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

When a robbery at a racetrack goes wrong ex-con Johnny Bannion is caught and sent back to prison. He won't tell the rest of the gang where he has stashed the loot leading to violent consequences.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Grégoire Aslan, Margit Saad, Jill Bennett, Rupert Davies, Laurence Naismith, John Van Eyssen, Noel Willman, Derek Francis ..
Directed by: Joseph Losey
Release date: 1960-09-13
9.

Seven Thieves

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Rod Steiger, Joan Collins, Eli Wallach, Alexander Scourby, Michael Dante, Berry Kroeger, Sebastian Cabot, Marcel Hillaire, John Beradino ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1960-03-11
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10.

The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

Jack Diamond and his sickly brother arrive in prohibition New York as jewelry thieves. After a spell in jail, the coldly ambitious Diamond hits on the idea of stealing from thieves himself and sets about getting close to gangster boss Arnold Rothstein to move in on his booze, girls, gambling, and drugs operations.

Starring: Ray Danton, Karen Steele, Elaine Stewart, Jesse White, Simon Oakland, Robert Lowery, Judson Pratt, Warren Oates, Frank De Kova, Gordon Jones ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1960-02-03

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