Best Thriller Movies of 1961


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6.0/10 IMDB

Someone is murdered. Who is the killer? Members of all star cast are all suspects...

Starring: Karl-Arne Holmsten, Sif Ruud, Erik Hell, Christina Carlwind, Folke Sundquist, Elisabeth Odén, Per Oscarsson, Angelo Zanolli, Hjördis Petterson, Stig Järrel ..
Directed by: Arne Mattsson
Release date: 1961-08-16
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : The Gambler Wore a Gun

The Gambler Wore a Gun

5.7/10 IMDB

The professional gambler Case Silverthorn wants to quit and retire to a small ranch in Marlpine he bought recently. On the way there he saves the Sheriff's life, who got into an ambush. However another man is dead, Will Donovan, from whom he bought the ranch! Neither the Sheriff nor Donovan's children know about the sale. So Case has to switch back to his former profession, while he tries to clarify the situation. He comes across a group of cattle thieves.

Starring: Jim Davis, Merry Anders, Addison Richards, Mark Allen, Robert Anderson, Don Dorrell, Charles Cane, Keith Richards, John Craig, Joe McGuinn ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1961-05-04
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : Return of a Stranger

Return of a Stranger

5.2/10 IMDB

An obsessed man returns to claim the woman he loves.

Starring: John Ireland, Susan Stephen, Cyril Shaps, Timothy Beaton, Patrick McAlinney, Kevin Stoney, Ian Fleming, Raymond Rollett, Frederick Piper ..
Directed by: Max Varnel
Release date: 1961-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : Secret of Deep Harbor

Secret of Deep Harbor

5.9/10 IMDB

A reporter learns that his girlfriend's father, an old sea captain, is being paid by the mob to transport gangsters out of the country.

Starring: Ron Foster, Merry Anders, Barry Kelley, Grant Richards, Norman Alden ..
Directed by: Edward L. Cahn
Release date: 1961-09-19

Rocket Attack U.S.A.

1.6/10 IMDB

It's the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union with the Communists launching a spy satellite that has the Free World leaders in a panic. Fears about the nature of the satellite force the United States to send an agent undercover behind the Iron Curtain to discover what the Soviets have learned. What he finds is the Communists have used the information acquired from their spy satellite to help them perfect a new and even more deadly nuclear weapon.

Starring: Monica Davis, John McKay, Daniel Kern, Edward Czerniuk, Phillip St. George, Richard Downs, Herbert Flato, Ray Brewer, Janice Gilmain, Robert Reah ..
Directed by: Barry Mahon
Release date: 1961-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : Blast of Silence

Blast of Silence

7.6/10 IMDB

A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.

Starring: Allen Baron, Molly McCarthy, Larry Tucker, Bill DePrato, Peter H. Clune, Danny Meehan, Lionel Stander, Joe Bubbico, Gil Rogers, Ruth Kaner ..
Directed by: Allen Baron
Release date: 1961-03-20
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : The Secret Partner

The Secret Partner

0.0/10 IMDB

A shipping tycoon with a record becomes a suspect when money goes missing from the company vault.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Haya Harareet, Bernard Lee, Hugh Burden, Lee Montague, Melissa Stribling, Conrad Phillips, John Lee, Norman Bird, Peter Illing ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1961-05-01

Underworld U.S.A.

7.4/10 IMDB

A bitter young man sets out to get back at the gangsters who murdered his father.

Starring: Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay, Paul Dubov, Robert Emhardt, Larry Gates, Richard Rust, Gerald Milton, David Kent, Peter Brocco ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1961-05-13

The Cat Burglar

0.0/10 IMDB

Unwitting pickup artist Jack Coley (Jack Hogan) nabs a briefcase holding a costly scientific formula, turning himself into a moving target for owner Alan Sheridan (John Baer), foreign agents and the fuzz -- all bent on a blistering game of finders, keepers. In this stylized crime drama, the quarry coolly eludes the pack while eliciting the aid of an unlikely party: blonde beauty Nan Baker (June Kenney), the attaché's original carrier.

Starring: Jack Hogan, June Kenney, John Baer, Gregg Palmer, Will J. White, Gene Roth, Bruno VeSota, Billie Bird, Tommy Ivo, Cosmo Sardo ..
Directed by: William Witney
Release date: 1961-07-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1961 : The Naked Edge

The Naked Edge

6.7/10 IMDB

Michael Anderson's 1961 suspense thriller stars Deborah Kerr as a London wife who suspects her wealthy husband (Gary Cooper) might be a murderer. The cast also includes Eric Portman, Diane Cilento, Hermione Gingold and Michael Wilding. This was Gary Cooper's last film.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Deborah Kerr, Eric Portman, Diane Cilento, Hermione Gingold, Peter Cushing, Michael Wilding ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1961-06-30

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