Best Drama Movies of 1960

1.

Psycho

6.9
8.5/10 IMDB

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Simon Oakland, Frank Albertson, Patricia Hitchcock, Vaughn Taylor ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1960-06-22
2.

The Apartment

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, David Lewis, Hope Holiday, Joan Shawlee, Naomi Stevens, Johnny Seven ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1960-06-21
3.

Spartacus

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Nina Foch, John Ireland, Herbert Lom, John Dall ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Mann
Release date: 1960-10-13
4.

Inherit the Wind

5.7
8.1/10 IMDB

Schoolteacher Bertram Cates is arrested for teaching his students Darwin's theory of evolution. The case receives national attention and one of the newspaper reporters, E.K. Hornbeck, arranges to bring in renowned defense attorney and atheist Henry Drummond to defend Cates. The prosecutor, Matthew Brady is a former presidential candidate, famous evangelist, and old adversary of Drummond.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson, Harry Morgan, Claude Akins, Elliott Reid, Paul Hartman, Philip Coolidge ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
Release date: 1960-07-07
5.

Peeping Tom

5.5
7.6/10 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.

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: 1960-05-16
6.

Elmer Gantry

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer, a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. The two make a successful onstage pair, and their chemistry extends to romance. Both the show and their relationship are threatened, however, when one of Gantry's ex-lovers decides that she has a score to settle with the charismatic performer.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones, Patti Page, Edward Andrews, John McIntire, Hugh Marlowe, Joe Maross ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1960-07-07
7.

Pollyanna

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.

Starring: Hayley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olson, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp, Agnes Moorehead, Kevin Corcoran, Reta Shaw ..
Directed by: David Swift
Release date: 1960-05-19
8.

House of Usher

4.9
6.9/10 IMDB

After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guest of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have gone insane and died horrible deaths. As the days wear on, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax.

Starring: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe, David Andar, Bill Borzage, Mario Bellini ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1960-06-22
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Eye of the Beholder
9.

Eye of the Beholder

4.7
9.1/10 IMDB

A young woman lying in a hospital bed, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal."

Starring: Maxine Stuart, William D. Gordon, Jennifer Howard, George Keymas, Joanna Heyes, Edson Stroll, Donna Douglas ..
Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1960-11-11
10.

The Grass Is Greener

4.1
6.5/10 IMDB

Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a liking to more than the house. Soon, Hattie Durant gets involved and they have a good old fashioned love triangle.

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Moray Watson, Joan Benham, Gwen Watford, Elisabeth Orion ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1960-12-23
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Nick of Time
11.

Nick of Time

4.1
8.3/10 IMDB

A pair of newlyweds stopping in a small town are trapped by their own superstition when playing a fortune telling machine in a local diner.

Starring: William Shatner, Patricia Breslin, Guy Wilkerson, Stafford Repp, Walter Reed, Dee Carroll ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1960-11-18
12.

The Unforgiven

4.0
6.6/10 IMDB

The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiawa tribe.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, John Saxon, Lillian Gish, Charles Bickford, Joseph Wiseman, June Walker, Kipp Hamilton, Arnold Merritt ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1960-01-01
13.

Wild River

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in particular a farmer who objects to his employment (with pay) of local black laborers. Much of the plot revolves around the eviction of an elderly woman from her home on an island in the River, and the young man's love affair with that woman's widowed granddaughter.

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Salmi, Jay C. Flippen, James Westerfield, Bruce Dern, Barbara Loden, Frank Overton, Malcolm Atterbury ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1960-05-26
14.

Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Peter Carter, his wife Sally and their young daughter Jean move to a sleepy Canadian village, where Peter has been hired as a school principal. Their idyll is shattered when Jean becomes the victim of an elderly, and extremely powerful, paedophile. The film was neither a box office nor a critical success, it garnered criticism for breaking a significant public taboo.

Starring: Patrick Allen, Gwen Watford, Janina Faye, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis, Michael Gwynn, Alison Leggatt, Bill Nagy, MacDonald Parke, Estelle Brody ..
Directed by: Cyril Frankel
Release date: 1960-03-04
15.

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

A 22-year-old factory worker lets loose on the weekends: drinking, brawling, and dating two women, one of whom is older and married.

Starring: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts, Hylda Baker, Norman Rossington, Bryan Pringle, Robert Cawdron, Edna Morris, Elsie Wagstaff, Frank Pettitt ..
Directed by: Karel Reisz
Release date: 1960-10-27
16.

Tunes of Glory

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters replaces commanding officer Major Jock Sinclair, a boisterous battalion leader, with the strict, temperamental Lieutenant Colonel Basil Barrow. Resentful toward his replacement, Sinclair undermines Barrow's authority and damages his successor's reputation among the soldiers. Barrow faces an uphill battle in regaining the discipline and respect of his battalion.

Starring: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Dennis Price, Kay Walsh, Susannah York, John Fraser, Gordon Jackson, Duncan Macrae, Percy Herbert, Allan Cuthbertson ..
Directed by: Ronald Neame
Release date: 1960-09-17
17.

Hell to Eternity

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Based on the story about Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. After Pearl Harbor, his foster family is interned at the Manzanar camp for Japanese Americans, while he enlists in the Marines, where his ability to speak Japanese becomes a vital asset. During the Battle of Saipan, he convinces 800 Japanese to surrender after their general commits suicide.

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Sessue Hayakawa, Vic Damone, George Takei, Reiko Sato, Patricia Owens, Richard Eyer, John Larch, Bill Williams ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1960-08-01
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : The Angry Silence
18.

The Angry Silence

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A young factory worker stands alone against a proposed strike.

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee, Alfred Burke, Geoffrey Keen, Laurence Naismith, Russell Napier, Penelope Horner, Brian Bedford ..
Directed by: Guy Green
Release date: 1960-03-10
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : The Young One
19.

The Young One

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

A jazz musician seeks refuge from a lynch mob on a remote island, where he meets a hostile game warden and the young object of his attentions.

Starring: Zachary Scott, Bernie Hamilton, Key Meersman, Crahan Denton, Claudio Brook ..
Directed by: Luis Buñuel
Release date: 1960-09-05
20.

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
21.

Home from the Hill

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Captain Wade Hunnicutt is the wealthiest and most powerful citizen in his Texan town; he is also a notorious womanizer, which has turned his wife Hannah against him. She has brought up their son Theron to be dependent upon her; but as he reaches adulthood, Hunnicutt insists on taking over his upbringing, initiating him in hunting and other masculine pursuits, under the watchful eye of Rafe, Hunnicutt's loyal employee. But Theron's new lifestyle leads him into a love-affair with a local girl, and thence to his learning things about his parents that were previously hidden from him.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton, Everett Sloane, Luana Patten, Anne Seymour, Bess Flowers, Ken Renard, Ray Teal ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1960-03-03
22.

The Fugitive Kind

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence. Her husband, Jabe M. Torrance, is dying of cancer. Val is pursued by Carol Cutere, the enigmatic local tramp-of-good-family.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, Joanne Woodward, Victor Jory, Maureen Stapleton, R. G. Armstrong, Emory Richardson, Madame Spivy, Sally Gracie, Lucille Benson ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1960-04-14
23.

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
24.

Midnight Lace

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Kit Preston begins to unravel when she receives threatening telephone calls informing her she's soon to be murdered.

Starring: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy, Roddy McDowall, Herbert Marshall, Natasha Parry, Hermione Baddeley, John Williams, Richard Ney ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1960-10-13
25.

Sink the Bismarck!

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The story of the breakout of the German battleship Bismarck—accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen—during the early days of World War II. The Bismarck and her sister ship, Tirpitz, were the most powerful battleships in the European theater of World War II. The British Navy must find and destroy Bismarck before it can escape into the convoy lanes to inflict severe damage on the cargo shipping which was the lifeblood of the British Isles. With eight 15 inch guns, it was capable of destroying every ship in a convoy while remaining beyond the range of all Royal Navy warships.

Starring: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Karl Stepanek, Michael Hordern, Maurice Denham, Michael Goodliffe, Esmond Knight ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1960-02-11
26.

The Story of Ruth

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Ruth is an unusual character in the Bible. First she's a female protagonist, one of a select few there. Secondly her story gets its own book in the Old Testament, a short item of only four chapters. Lastly she's the first non-Hebrew protagonist in the Bible since Abraham sired the Hebrew people. It's a simple story in the Old Testament. Ruth is one of two Moabite women who marry the sons of Elimelech and Naomi. When Elimelech and sons Mahlon and Chillion die, leaving Naomi a widow with two widowed daughters-in-law, Naomi decides to return to Israel. One daughter-in-law, Orpah, bids her goodbye. Daughter-in-law Ruth however says she will not desert her. She's going to give up the life and culture of Moab and her people will be Naomi's people in the most famous line from the Book of Ruth.

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Tom Tryon, Peggy Wood, Viveca Lindfors, Jeff Morrow, Elana Eden, Thayer David, Les Tremayne, Eduard Franz, John Gabriel ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1960-06-17
27.

The Sundowners

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida, and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, the birth of a child, drinking, gambling, and a racehorse will all have a part in the final decision.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov, Michael Anderson Jr., Glynis Johns, Dina Merrill, Chips Rafferty, Lola Brooks, Wylie Watson, John Meillon ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1960-12-08
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Sons and Lovers
28.

Sons and Lovers

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The son of a working-class British mining family has dreams of pursuing an art career, but when he strikes up an affair with an older, married woman from the town it enrages his kind but possessive mother.

Starring: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Donald Pleasence, Mary Ure, Heather Sears, Ernest Thesiger, Rosalie Crutchley, Sean Barrett, Elizabeth Begley ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Release date: 1960-08-29
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : The Gallant Hours
29.

The Gallant Hours

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific to the Allied victory at Guadalcanal.

Starring: James Cagney, Dennis Weaver, Ward Costello, Vaughn Taylor, Richard Jaeckel, Les Tremayne, Walter Sande, Karl Swenson, Richard Carlyle, Carl Benton Reid ..
Directed by: Robert Montgomery
Release date: 1960-06-13
30.

The Savage Innocents

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Yoko Tani, Peter O'Toole, Carlo Giustini, Marie Yang, Marco Guglielmi, Anthony Chinn, Kaida Horiuchi, Lee Montague, Andy Ho ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1960-03-20
31.

The World of Suzie Wong

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A Hong Kong sex worker tries modeling and falls for the artist who's painting her.

Starring: Nancy Kwan, William Holden, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding, Jacqueline Chan, Laurence Naismith, Yvonne Shima, Andy Ho, Lier Hwang, Bernard Cribbins ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1960-11-10
32.

Where the Boys Are

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Good girls Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie - all students at mid-western Penmore University - are planning on going to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break to get away from the mid-western snow despite not having much money to spend once there. On the drive down, they admit their real purpose is to go where the boys are.

Starring: Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton, Barbara Nichols, Paula Prentiss, Chill Wills, Frank Gorshin, Connie Francis, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1960-12-28
33.

The Rat Race

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

An aspiring musician arrives in New York in search of fame and fortune. He soon meets a taxi dancer, moves in with her, and before too long a romance develops.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie, Kay Medford, Don Rickles, Marjorie Bennett, Hal K. Dawson, Norman Fell, Lisa Drake, Joe Bushkin ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1960-07-10
34.

From the Terrace

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ted de Corsia, Ina Balin, Elizabeth Allen, Barbara Eden, George Grizzard, Patrick O'Neal, Raymond Greenleaf, Myrna Loy ..
Directed by: Mark Robson
Release date: 1960-07-15
35.

The Criminal

3.5
6.8/10 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
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Portrait in Black
36.

Portrait in Black

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A pair of lovers plot to kill the woman's rich husband.

Starring: Lana Turner, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart, Sandra Dee, John Saxon, Ray Walston, Virginia Grey, Anna May Wong, Dennis Kohler, Lloyd Nolan ..
Directed by: Michael Gordon
Release date: 1960-07-27
37.

The Entertainer

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

Archie Rice, an old-time British vaudeville performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Brenda De Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright, Alan Bates, Daniel Massey, Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Thora Hird, Miriam Karlin ..
Directed by: Tony Richardson
Release date: 1960-07-25
38.

Murder, Inc.

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Chronicles the rise and fall of the organised crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated, focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hit man Reles.

Starring: Stuart Whitman, May Britt, Peter Falk, Henry Morgan, David J. Stewart, Simon Oakland, Sarah Vaughan, Morey Amsterdam, Eli Mintz, Joseph Bernard ..
Directed by: Burt Balaban, Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1960-06-28
39.

Can-Can

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Parisian nightclub owner Simone Pistache is known for her performances of the can-can, which attracts the ire of the self-righteous Judge Philipe Forrestier. He hatches a plot to photograph her in the act but ends up falling for her — much to the chagrin of her boyfriend, lawyer François Durnais.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Juliet Prowse, Marcel Dalio, Leon Belasco, Nestor Paiva, John A. Neris, Jean Del Val ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1960-03-09
40.

The Last Voyage

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

The S. S. Claridon is scheduled for her five last voyages after thirty-eight years of service. After an explosion in the boiler room, Captain Robert Adams is reluctant to evacuate the steamship. While the crew fights to hold a bulkhead between the flooded boiler room and the engine room and avoid the sinking of the vessel, the passenger Cliff Henderson struggles against time trying to save his beloved wife Laurie Henderson, who is trapped under a steel beam in her cabin, with the support of the crew member Hank Lawson.

Starring: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien, Woody Strode, Jack Kruschen, Joel Marston, George Furness, Richard Norris, Marshall Kent ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1960-02-19
41.

Flaming Star

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Sam Burton's second wife is a Kiowa, and their son is therefore born mixed-race. When a struggle starts between the whites and the native Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Steve Forrest, Barbara Eden, Dolores del Río, Rodolfo Acosta, Karl Swenson, Ford Rainey, John McIntire, Richard Jaeckel ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1960-12-20
42.

Sunrise at Campobello

3.4
6.9/10 IMDB

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.

Starring: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen, Ann Shoemaker, Alan Bunce, Tim Considine, Zina Bethune, Frank Ferguson, Pat Close ..
Directed by: Vincent J. Donehue
Release date: 1960-09-28
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Kidnapped
43.

Kidnapped

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats.

Starring: Peter Finch, James MacArthur, Bernard Lee, John Laurie, Niall MacGinnis, Finlay Currie, Miles Malleson, Duncan Macrae, Andrew Cruickshank, Peter O'Toole ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1960-01-01
44.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

From chicken thief to cabin boy, riverboat pilot to circus performer, Huck Finn outsmarts everyone on his way down the muddy Mississippi.

Starring: Tony Randall, Archie Moore, Eddie Hodges, Patty McCormack, Neville Brand, Mickey Shaughnessy, Judy Canova, Andy Devine, Sherry Jackson, Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1960-07-21
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Crack in the Mirror
45.

Crack in the Mirror

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

A Story of two love triangles...

Starring: Orson Welles, Juliette Gréco, Bradford Dillman, Alexander Knox, Yves Brainville, Catherine Lacey, William Lucas, Maurice Teynac ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1960-05-19
46.

BUtterfield 8

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

The story about Gloria Wandrous, a promiscuous fashion model, who falls in love with Weston Liggett, the hard drinking son of a working class family who has married into money.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, Dina Merrill, Mildred Dunnock, Betty Field, George Voskovec, Jeffrey Lynn, Susan Oliver, Kay Medford ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1960-11-04
47.

It Started in Naples

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an 8 year old boy who is being raised by Michael's sister-in-law Lucia Curcio. To make matters worse, Lucia happens to be a sexy nightclub dancer.

Starring: Clark Gable, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica, Paolo Carlini, Giovanni Filidoro, Marietto Angeletti, Claudio Ermelli, Bob Cunningham, Marco Tulli, Carlo Rizzo ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1960-08-06
48.

Cash McCall

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy hotshot Cash McCall makes his money by purchasing unsuccessful businesses, whipping them into shape and then selling them for a huge profit. When Cash comes across Austen Plastics, a small manufacturing corporation on its last legs, he realizes it might be a gamble to buy the company. But when Cash finds out that the company's owner is the father of his old flame, Lory, he buys the business just to get a second chance at romance.

Starring: James Garner, Natalie Wood, Nina Foch, Dean Jagger, E.G. Marshall, Henry Jones, Otto Kruger, Roland Winters, Edward Platt, Edgar Stehli ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1960-01-27
49.

Cimarron

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter, Arthur O'Connell, Russ Tamblyn, Mercedes McCambridge, Vic Morrow, Robert Keith, Charles McGraw, Harry Morgan ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1960-12-01
Best Drama Movies of 1960 : Beat Girl
50.

Beat Girl

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

A British architect's teenage daughter, who has joined a group of Soho beatniks, detests her new stepmother and, after learning she was once a stripper, tries to ruin her with her father.

Starring: David Farrar, Noëlle Adam, Christopher Lee, Gillian Hills, Adam Faith, Shirley Anne Field, Peter McEnery, Claire Gordon, Oliver Reed, Delphi Lawrence ..
Directed by: Edmond T. Gréville
Release date: 1960-08-21

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