Best Mystery Movies of 1960

1.

The City of the Dead

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

A young college student arrives in a sleepy Massachusetts town to research witchcraft; during her stay at an eerie inn, she discovers a startling secret about the town and its inhabitants.

Starring: Christopher Lee, Dennis Lotis, Patricia Jessel, Tom Naylor, Venetia Stevenson, Betta St. John, Valentine Dyall, Ann Beach, Norman Macowan, Fred Johnson ..
Directed by: John Llewellyn Moxey
Release date: 1960-09-09
2.

Never Take Sweets from a Stranger

3.9
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
3.

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
4.

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
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Faces in the Dark
5.

Faces in the Dark

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

A businessman loses his sight in an explosion on the day his wife planned to leave him for another man.

Starring: John Gregson, Mai Zetterling, John Ireland, Michael Denison, Tony Wright, Nanette Newman, Valerie Taylor ..
Directed by: David Eady
Release date: 1960-11-22
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Eye of the Beholder
6.

Eye of the Beholder

2.9
9.1/10 IMDB

Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1960-11-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street
7.

The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street

2.8
8.9/10 IMDB

Paranoia strikes the residents of Maple Street when they believe human-looking aliens have invaded the neighborhood.

Starring: Claude Akins, Barry Atwater, Jack Weston, Burt Metcalfe, Amzie Strickland, Anne Barton, Jan Handzlik, Mary Gregory, Leah Waggner, Ben Erway ..
Directed by: Ronald Winston
Release date: 1960-03-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Man from the South
8.

Man from the South

2.8
8.6/10 IMDB

In a Las Vegas casino, an unpleasant little man hopes to use a young man's wish to impress the young woman he has just met to pressure the young fellow into accepting a macabre bet.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Peter Lorre, Neile Adams, Katherine Squire ..
Directed by: Norman Lloyd
Release date: 1960-01-03
9.

The Full Treatment

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Race car driver Alan Colby and his new wife Denise are involved in a car crash where he sustains a serious head injury, causing him to have murderous feelings toward Denise. After Denise persuades him to honeymoon with her on the Cote D'Azur in France, they enlist the aid of a French psychiatrist who offers to regress Alan back to the time of the accident and cure him.

Starring: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Françoise Rosay, Bernard Braden, Katya Douglas, Barbara Chilcott, Anne Tirard, Edwin Styles, George Merritt, Ronald Lewis ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1960-10-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Bluebeard's 10 Honeymoons
10.

Bluebeard's 10 Honeymoons

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A murderer enriches his finances by marrying and then killing off a series of wealthy women.

Starring: George Sanders, Corinne Calvet, Jean Kent, Patricia Roc, Greta Gynt, Maxine Audley, Peter Illing, George Coulouris, Sheldon Lawrence, Selma Vaz Dias ..
Directed by: W. Lee Wilder
Release date: 1960-04-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Hitch-Hiker
11.

The Hitch-Hiker

2.6
8.2/10 IMDB

Alone on a cross-country trip, a woman continually sees the same hitch-hiker everywhere she looks. No matter how far she drives, the mysterious man always seems to be ahead of her.

Starring: Inger Stevens, Leonard Strong, Adam Williams, Russ Bender, Lew Gallo, George Mitchell, Eleanor Audley ..
Directed by: Alvin Ganzer
Release date: 1960-01-22
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Spider's Web
12.

The Spider's Web

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Mystery film based on an Agatha Christie story.

Starring: Glynis Johns, John Justin, Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Ronald Howard, David Nixon, Wendy Turner, Basil Dignam, Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Ferdy Mayne ..
Directed by: Godfrey Grayson
Release date: 1960-11-01
13.

Last Woman on Earth

2.5
4.8/10 IMDB

Harold Gern, a shady businessman from New York, is spending a holiday in Puerto Rico with his attractive wife Evelyn. They are joined by Martin Joyce, Harold's lawyer, who has come to discuss the latest indictment. Harold invites him along on a boat trip during which all three try out some newly bought scuba diving equipment. When they resurface, they find out that the world has changed forever.

Starring: Betsy Jones-Moreland, Antony Carbone, Robert Towne ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1960-08-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Scent of Mystery
14.

Scent of Mystery

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

An Englishman and a cabby try to save an heiress from murder in Spain.

Starring: Denholm Elliott, Peter Lorre, Beverly Bentley, Paul Lukas, Liam Redmond, Leo McKern, Peter Arne, Diana Dors, Mary Laura Wood, Elizabeth Taylor ..
Directed by: Jack Cardiff
Release date: 1960-01-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Desire in the Dust
15.

Desire in the Dust

2.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Lonnie Wilson returns to small southern hometown after spending six years on the chain-gang for killing Colonel Ben Marquand's son in an automobile accident. He revives his love affair with Melinda Marquand........

Starring: Raymond Burr, Martha Hyer, Joan Bennett, Ken Scott, Brett Halsey, Douglas Fowley, Edward Binns, Rex Ingram, Irene Ryan, Anne Helm ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1960-10-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat
16.

Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat

1.7
7.6/10 IMDB

A wife has to end her affair, but she receives a fur coat as a gift. She comes up with a plan to keep the coat without her husband becoming suspicious.

Starring: Audrey Meadows, Les Tremayne, Stephen Chase ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1960-09-27
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Sybilla
17.

Sybilla

1.7
7.5/10 IMDB

Horace and Sybilla Meade return home after their wedding. Sybilla is a very un-demanding wife and agrees to all of her husband’s requests. Horace is a bit of an odd duck and very set in his ways. Meals must be served at specific times and Sybilla must never enter his study.

Starring: Barbara Bel Geddes, Alexander Scourby, Bartlett Robinson, Madge Kennedy ..
Directed by: Ida Lupino
Release date: 1960-12-06
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Incident at a Corner
18.

Incident at a Corner

1.6
7.1/10 IMDB

James is an elderly man who works as a school crossing guard. An anonymous letter soon arrives warning teachers and parents to keep their children away from him.

Starring: Vera Miles, George Peppard, Paul Hartman ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1960-04-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Malpas Mystery
19.

The Malpas Mystery

1.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After Audrey leaves prison after being framed for jewel theft, she gets a job offer from the mysterious Mr. Malpas, triggering a plot involving a missing heir, diamonds and kidnapping.

Starring: Maureen Swanson, Allan Cuthbertson, Geoffrey Keen, Ronald Howard ..
Directed by: Sidney Hayers
Release date: 1960-12-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A Passage for Trumpet
20.

A Passage for Trumpet

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Jack Klugman, John Anderson, Frank Wolff, Mary Webster, Ned Glass ..
Directed by: Don Medford
Release date: 1960-05-20
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Mr. Bevis
21.

Mr. Bevis

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Orson Bean, Henry Jones, Charles Lane, Florence MacMichael, William Schallert, Dorothy Neumann, Vito Scotti, Horace McMahon ..
Directed by: William Asher
Release date: 1960-06-03
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The After Hours
22.

The After Hours

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Anne Francis, Elizabeth Allen, James Millhollin ..
Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1960-06-10
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A World of His Own
23.

A World of His Own

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Keenan Wynn, Phyllis Kirk, Mary LaRoche ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1960-07-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Bat
24.

The Bat

0.0
7.1/10 IMDB

A sinister criminal known only as "The Bat" attempts to locate a fortune in stolen securities supposedly hidden in the rambling mansion owned by spinster Cornelia Van Gorde.

Starring: Helen Hayes, Jason Robards, Margaret Hamilton, Shepperd Strudwick, Karl Light, Mark Satow, Martin E. Brooks, Bethel Leslie, Reedy Talton ..
Directed by: Paul Nickell
Release date: 1960-03-29
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : King Nine Will Not Return
25.

King Nine Will Not Return

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Robert Cummings, Gene Lyons, Paul Lambert, Jenna McMahon ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1960-09-30
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Howling Man
26.

The Howling Man

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: H.M. Wynant, John Carradine, Robin Hughes, Friedrich von Ledebur ..
Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1960-11-04
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Nick of Time
27.

Nick of Time

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: William Shatner, Patricia Breslin, Stafford Repp, Walter Reed ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1960-11-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Lateness of the Hour
28.

The Lateness of the Hour

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Inger Stevens, John Hoyt, Irene Tedrow ..
Directed by: Jack Smight
Release date: 1960-12-02
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Trouble with Templeton
29.

The Trouble with Templeton

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Brian Aherne, Pippa Scott, Sydney Pollack, Dave Willock, King Calder, Larry J. Blake ..
Directed by: Buzz Kulik
Release date: 1960-12-09
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A Most Unusual Camera
30.

A Most Unusual Camera

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Fred Clark, Jean Carson, Adam Williams, Marcel Hillaire ..
Directed by: John Rich
Release date: 1960-12-16
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Four of Us Are Dying
31.

The Four of Us Are Dying

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A man who can change his face to resemble others takes on the appearance of a recently deceased musician and gets into hot water with gangsters.

Starring: Harry Townes, Ross Martin, Phillip Pine, Don Gordon, Peter Brocco, Milton Frome, Beverly Garland ..
Directed by: John Brahm
Release date: 1960-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Third from the Sun
32.

Third from the Sun

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

With all-out nuclear war about to ignite, a scientist and his pilot friend plot to escape on an experimental spaceship.

Starring: Fritz Weaver, Edward Andrews, Joe Maross, Denise Alexander ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1960-01-08
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : I Shot an Arrow into the Air
33.

I Shot an Arrow into the Air

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Three astronauts believe they have crashed on an asteroid.

Starring: Dewey Martin, Edward Binns, Ted Otis, Harry Bartell, Leslie Barrett ..
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Release date: 1960-01-15
34.

Mystery in Shadows

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

The detective story plays out over shadows.

Starring: Will Rahming, Elizabeth Hart, Conrad Brooks, Henry Bederski, Fermin Urdangarin, Alan Ward ..
Directed by: Conrad Brooks
Release date: 1960-01-01
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Last Flight
35.

The Last Flight

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A World War I flying ace flies through a mysterious cloud - and lands at a modern U.S. air base in the year 1959.

Starring: Kenneth Haigh, Simon Scott, Alexander Scourby, Robert Warwick, Harry Raybould, Jerry Catron, Jack Perkins, Paul Baxley ..
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Release date: 1960-02-05
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Purple Testament
36.

The Purple Testament

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Lt. Fitzgerald has found his own special wartime hell. Looking into the faces of his men prior to battle, he has the disquieting ability to see who is about to die.

Starring: William Reynolds, Dick York, Barney Phillips, Warren Oates, Paul Mazursky, Ron Masak, William Phipps, S. John Launer, Marc Cavell ..
Directed by: Richard L. Bare
Release date: 1960-02-12
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Elegy
37.

Elegy

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Three astronauts land on what looks like Earth 200 years before they left--only all of the people seem frozen in time.

Starring: Cecil Kellaway, Jeff Morrow, Kevin Hagen, Don Dubbins ..
Directed by: Douglas Heyes
Release date: 1960-02-19
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Mirror Image
38.

Mirror Image

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Millicent Barnes is waiting in the bus terminal waiting for her bus to Cortland to arrive. When she sees her double, she worries about going mad.

Starring: Vera Miles, Martin Milner, Joe Hamilton, Naomi Stevens ..
Directed by: John Brahm
Release date: 1960-02-26
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A World Of Difference
39.

A World Of Difference

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Howard Duff, Eileen Ryan, David White, Gail Kobe, Peter Walker, Susan Dorn, Frank Maxwell, Bill Idelson, Thomas Martin, Robert McCord ..
Directed by: Ted Post
Release date: 1960-03-11
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Long live, Walter Jameson
40.

Long live, Walter Jameson

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Edgar Stehli, Estelle Winwood, Dodie Heath ..
Directed by: Anton Leader
Release date: 1960-03-18
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : People Are Alike All Over
41.

People Are Alike All Over

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Roddy McDowall, Susan Oliver, Paul Comi, Byron Morrow, Vic Perrin, Vernon Gray ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1960-03-25
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : The Big Tall Wish
42.

The Big Tall Wish

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Washed-up boxer Bolie Jackson spends time with his young friend Henry Temple before a comeback fight, the young son of Bolie's neighbor Frances. Henry says he's going to make "the biggest, tallest wish" for Bolie, who then departs for the fight. After Bolie injures his knuckles in a backstage argument, he proceeds with the fight anyway. He is knocked down and just about to be counted out, when suddenly, he magically switches places with the other boxer. Bolie is now standing over his vanquished opponent.

Starring: Ivan Dixon, Stephen Perry, Kim Hamilton, Walter Burke, Charles Horvath, Carl McIntyre ..
Directed by: Ron Winston
Release date: 1960-04-08
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A Nice Place to Visit
43.

A Nice Place to Visit

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Larry Blyden, Sebastian Cabot, Sandra Warner ..
Directed by: John Brahm
Release date: 1960-04-15
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : Nightmare as a Child
44.

Nightmare as a Child

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Janice Rule, Shepperd Strudwick, Terry Burnham, Michael Fox, Joseph V. Perry ..
Directed by: Alvin Ganzer
Release date: 1960-04-29
Best Mystery Movies of 1960 : A Stop at Willoughby
45.

A Stop at Willoughby

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: James Daly, Howard Smith, Patricia Donahue, Jason Wingreen ..
Directed by: Robert Parrish
Release date: 1960-05-06

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