Best Drama Movies of 1960

1.

Peeping Tom

5.6
7.7/10 IMDB

Loner Mark Lewis works at a film studio during the day and, at night, takes racy photographs of women. Also he's making a documentary on fear, which involves recording the reactions of victims as he murders them. He befriends Helen, the daughter of the family living in the apartment below his, and he tells her vaguely about the movie he is making. She sneaks into Mark's apartment to watch it and is horrified by what she sees -- especially when Mark catches her.

Starring: Karlheinz Böhm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, Maxine Audley, Brenda Bruce, Miles Malleson, Esmond Knight, Michael Goodliffe, Jack Watson, Shirley Anne Field ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1960-04-06
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Let No Man Write My Epitaph
2.

Let No Man Write My Epitaph

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In this sequel to "Knock On Any Door", the residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to insure that the son of Nick Romano does not follow in his father's footsteps...to the electric chair.

Starring: Burl Ives, Shelley Winters, James Darren, Jean Seberg, Ricardo Montalban, Ella Fitzgerald, Rodolfo Acosta, Philip Ober, Jeanne Cooper, Bernie Hamilton ..
Directed by: Philip Leacock
Release date: 1960-11-10
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : The Savage Eye
3.

The Savage Eye

3.1
6.9/10 IMDB

A journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, this drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative.

Starring: Barbara Baxley, Gary Merrill, Herschel Bernardi, Jean Hidey, Elizabeth Zemach ..
Directed by: Ben Maddow, Sidney Meyers, Joseph Strick
Release date: 1960-06-06
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : A Circle of Deception
4.

A Circle of Deception

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

Unbeknownst to him, a soldier is sent on a doomed mission because of the high likelihood of him divulging secrets if captured and tortured.

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Suzy Parker, Harry Andrews, Robert Stephens, John Welsh, Paul Rogers ..
Directed by: Jack Lee
Release date: 1960-11-01
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Too Young to Love
5.

Too Young to Love

2.9
5.8/10 IMDB

Based on the American play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl's lapse into sex delinquency.

Starring: Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller, Austin Willis, Vivian Matalon, Jess Conrad, Sheila Gallagher, Alan Gifford, Miki Iveria, Cec Linder, Bessie Love ..
Directed by: Muriel Box
Release date: 1960-03-08
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : The Mountain Road
6.

The Mountain Road

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

In 1944, in eastern part of China, U.S.Army Major Baldwin and his volunteer team of demolition engineers are left behind the retreating Chinese forces. Their task is to slow down the Japanese advance into eastern China by blowing up bridges, roads, airfields and munitions dumps. They start by blowing up an American airfield and ammo dump. They receive the order to destroy a vital bridge over a mountain pass.The team uses a few army trucks to move around. At the bridge, they encounter a Nationalist Chinese Army unit in charge of guarding the bridge. Thanks to an American soldier who speaks some Chinese, Major Baldwin requests the permission, from the Chinese commander, to blow up the bridge.The Chinese colonel agrees but asks the American Major to do him a favor by also destroying a munitions dump located at some distance away.He also requests that Madame Sue-Mei Hung, the widow of a Chinese colonel, be transported by the American demolition team to the nearest major town.

Starring: James Stewart, Lisa Lu, Glenn Corbett, Harry Morgan, Frank Silvera, James Best, Rudy Bond, Mike Kellin, Frank Maxwell, Eddie Firestone ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1960-06-15
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Oscar Wilde
7.

Oscar Wilde

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

England, 1891. Ascending writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) meets Lord Alfred Douglas, a young nobleman. Over the years, they will maintain an intimate relationship that will be openly criticized by Alfred's father, the Marquis of Queensberry, in such a harsh way that Wilde, instigated by Alfred, decides to sue Queensberry in 1895, accusing him of defamation.

Starring: Robert Morley, Ralph Richardson, Phyllis Calvert, John Neville, Dennis Price, Alexander Knox, Edward Chapman, William Devlin, Robert Harris, Henry Oscar ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
Release date: 1960-05-29
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : I Passed for White
8.

I Passed for White

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

A young woman falls in love and marries, but withholds from her husband information about her family.

Starring: Sonya Wilde, James Franciscus, Patricia Michon, Jimmy Lydon, Elizabeth Council, Thomas Browne Henry, Griffin Crafts, Isabel Cooley, Max Mellinger ..
Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox
Release date: 1960-03-18
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Pretty Boy Floyd
9.

Pretty Boy Floyd

2.7
5.6/10 IMDB

Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been murdered and the local sheriff lets the killer off with a self-defense plea. Bent on revenge, Floyd does what he must which leads him down a dark road littered with robbing banks and loose women. Floyd's final days are anything BUT pretty!

Starring: John Ericson, Barry Newman, Roy Fant, Joan Harvey, Carl York, Jason Evers, Effie Afton, Shirley Smith, Casey Peyson, Peter Falk ..
Directed by: Herbert J. Leder
Release date: 1960-01-01
10.

The 3rd Voice

2.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Marian Forbes has been having an affair with her boss and when he drops her for another woman. In an act of jealousy and greed she convinces an acquaintance to murder her former lover and then impersonate him just long enough to get their hands on a large sum of money.

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Julie London, Laraine Day, Olga San Juan, George Eldredge, Tom Hernández, Abel Franco ..
Directed by: Hubert Cornfield
Release date: 1960-03-05

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