Best Music Movies of 1960

1.

Ocean's Eleven

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

Ocean's 11 is the 'Rat-Pack' comedy about robber Danny Ocean and his gang's attempt to rob the five biggest casinos in Las Vegas.

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: 1960-02-17
Best Music Movies of 1960 : Peter Pan
2.

Peter Pan

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael and John Darling. With a sprinkling of pixie dust, Peter and his new friends fly out the nursery window and over London to Never-Never Land. The children experience many wonderful and exciting adventures with the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily's Indian tribe, and Peter's arch enemy the dastardly pirate Captain Hook.

Starring: Cyril Ritchard, Mary Martin, Lynn Fontanne ..
Directed by: Vincent J. Donehue
Release date: 1960-01-01
3.

Bells Are Ringing

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Based on the successful 1956 Broadway production of the same name by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne, the film focuses on Ella Peterson, who works in the basement office of Susanswerphone, a telephone answering service. Peterson, based on Mary Printz, who worked at Green's service, listens in on others' lives and adds some interest to her own humdrum existence by adopting different identities for her clients. They include an out-of-work Method actor, a dentist with musical yearnings, and in particular playwright Jeffrey Moss, who is suffering from writer's block and desperately needs a muse.

Starring: Judy Holliday, Dean Martin, Fred Clark, Eddie Foy Jr., Jean Stapleton, Ruth Storey, Dort Clark, Bernie West, Frank Gorshin, Jimmy Ames ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1960-06-23
4.

Can-Can

3.6
6.4/10 IMDB

1896, Montmartre: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless Simone has it performed every day in her night club. Her employees use their female charm to let the representatives of law enforcement look the other way - or even attend the shows. But then the young ambitious judge Philippe Forrestier decides to bring this to an end. Will Simone manage to twist him round her little finger, too? Her boyfriend Francois certainly doesn't like to watch her trying.

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
5.

The Entertainer

3.6
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
6.

Cinderfella

3.5
6.0/10 IMDB

When his father dies, poor Fella is left at the mercy of his snobbish stepmother and her two no-good sons Maximilian and Rupert. As he slaves away for his nasty step-family, Maximilian and Rupert attempt to find a treasure Fella's father has supposedly hidden on the estate. Hoping to restore her dwindling fortunes, the stepmother plans a fancy ball in honor of the visiting Princess Charmein whom she hopes will marry Rupert. Eventually, Fella's Fairy Godfather shows up to convince him that he has a shot at winning the Princess himself.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson, Henry Silva, Robert Hutton, Count Basie, Joe Williams, Anna Maria Alberghetti ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1960-12-18
7.

Let's Make Love

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand, Tony Randall, Frankie Vaughan, Wilfrid Hyde-White, David Burns, Michael David, Mara Lynn, Dennis King Jr., Joe Besser ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1960-09-08
8.

The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he managed to convince them he's harmless and is accepted as one of their citizens, their king wants to use him in war against a people of giants. Compared to them, even Gulliver is a gnome.

Starring: Kerwin Mathews, June Thorburn, Jo Morrow, Lee Patterson, Grégoire Aslan, Basil Sydney, Charles Lloyd Pack, Martin Benson, Mary Ellis, Marian Spencer ..
Directed by: Jack Sher
Release date: 1960-11-30
9.

G.I. Blues

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

In Frankfurt, the G.I. Tulsa McLean (Elvis Presley) bets all the money his friends Cookie (Robert Ivers) and Rick (James Douglas) and he are saving to buy a night-club of their own in USA that his mate Dynamite will seduce and spend a night with the untouchable cabaret dancer Lili (Juliet Prowse). When Dynamite is transferred to Alaska, Tulsa has to replace him in the bet.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse, Robert Ivers, James Douglas, Letícia Román, Sigrid Maier, Arch Johnson, Mickey Knox, John Hudson, Jeremy Slate ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1960-11-23
Best Music Movies of 1960 : Babes in Toyland
10.

Babes in Toyland

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March Of The Wooden Soldiers" helps put Barnaby in his place, and ensures a "happily ever after" for Tom and Mary!

Starring: Annette Funicello, Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Ed Wynn, Bess Flowers, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Ann Jillian ..
Directed by: Jack Donohue, Austen Jewell
Release date: 1960-09-13

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