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100 Best Movies of the 60s On Netflix (2020) Popular Classics

40. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?


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Director – Robert Aldrich
Cast – Bette Davis, Joan Crawford

IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 92%

Release Date – 31 October 1962
Box Office – $9.5 million

Genre – Horror, Thriller
Awards – Oscar for Best Costume Design

Plot – A former child star goes maniac watching her hollywood career dying. Her sister has to face consiquences.

39. It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World


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Director – Stanley Kramer
Cast – Spencer Tracy, Sid Caesar

IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 73%

Release Date – 7 November 1963
Box Office – $60 Million

Genre – Comedy, Adventure
Awards – Oscar for Best Sound Editing

Plot – A dying thief tells the witnesses about a hidden treasure which leads to a cat and mouse chase among them.

38. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


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Director – Mike Nichols
Cast – Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 05%

Release Date – 21 June 1966
Box Office – $40 Million

Genre – Drama
Awards – 5 Oscars (Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography,Best Costume Design)

Plot – An aging couple who hates each other tries to separate a young couple they recently met.

37. Lolita


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Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – James Mason, Shelley Winters

IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 95%

Release Date – 13 June 1962
Box Office – $9.25 million

Genre – Romance, Crime
Awards – None

Plot – An old professor falls for a young girl.

36. My Fair Lady


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Director – George Cukor
Cast – Audrey Hepburn, Res Harrison

IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%

Release Date – 21 October 1964
Box Office – $72 Million

Genre – Musical, Drama
Awards – 8 Oscars (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Cinematography, Sound, Score, Art Direction, Costume Design,Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Supporting actor, Supporting actress)

Plot – A Professor tries to make a young girl educated and well-behaved woman.

35. The Magnificent Seven


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Director – John Struges
Cast – Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve Mcqueen

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%

Release Date – 12 October 1960
Box Office – $2.5 million

Genre – Action, Western
Awards – None

Plot – Seven Gunfighters are hired by a village to save them from daciots.

34. The Manchurian Candidate


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Director – John Frankenheimer
Cast – Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%

Release Date – 24 October 1962
Box Office – $7.7 million

Genre – Thriller
Awards – None

Plot – A POW is brainwashed to murder a politician.

33. Thunderball


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Director – Terence Young
Cast – Sean Connery, Claudine Auger

IMDB Rating – 7
Rotten Tomatoes – 86%

Release Date – 9 December 1965
Box Office – $141 million

Genre – Action, Thriller
Awards – 1 Oscar for best visual effects

Plot – SPECTER agent steal two nuclear weapons which are tasked to James bond to find.

32. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance


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Director – John Ford
Cast – James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles

IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%

Release Date – 18 April 1962
Box Office – $8 Million

Genre – Western
Awards – None

Plot – A senator shares a secret with his friend about his famous deed – killing an outlaw.

31. The Pink Panther


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Director – Blake Edwards
Cast – David Niven, Peter Sellers

IMDB Rating – 7.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 90%

Release Date – 20 March 1964
Box Office – $10.9 million

Genre – Comedy, Crime
Awards – None

Plot – A spy tries to stop a theft before it actually occurs.

30. The Dirty Dozen


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Director – Robert Aldrich
Cast – Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine

IMDB Rating – 7.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%

Release Date – 15 June 1967
Box Office – $45.3 million

Genre – Action, War
Awards – Oscar for Best Sound effects

Plot – A US major is tasked to train 12 criminals to kill nazi officers during world war 2.

29. Yojimbo


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Director – Akira Kurosawa
Cast – Toshiro Mifune

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%

Release Date – 25 April 1961
Box Office – $1 million

Genre – Action, thriller
Awards – None

Plot – A Samurai without a master plays two gangs against each other to save the town from them.

28. West Side Story


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Director – Robert Wise
Cast – Natalie Wood, Richard beymer

IMDB Rating – 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 94%

Release Date – 18 April 1961
Box Office – $44.1 million

Genre – Crime, Musical
Awards – Won 10 Oscars (Holds record for winning most oscars)

Plot – A boy and girl of rival gangs falls in love with other without thinking about the consiquences.

27. The Wild Bunch


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Director – Sam Peckinpah
Cast – William Holden, Ernest Borgnine

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 94%

Release Date – 18 June 1969
Box Office – $11 million

Genre – Action, Western
Awards – None

Plot – A gang of aged outlaws decide to go for one more heist before they die a boring death.

26. A Fistful of Dollars


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Director – Sergio Leone
Cast – Clint eastwood

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%

Release Date – 27 September 1965
Box Office – $14.5 million

Genre – Western
Awards – None

Plot – A western remake of Yojimbo.

25. Bonnie and Clyde


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Director – Arthur Penn
Cast – Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway

IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%

Release Date – 13 August 1967
Box Office – $70 million

Genre – Crime
Awards – 2 Oscars (best Supporting actress, best cinematography)

Plot – The story of notorious couple Bonnie and Clyde of 1930s.

24. Spartacus


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Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons

IMDB Rating – 7.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%

Release Date – 7 October 1960
Box Office – $60 million

Genre – Adventure, Biography
Awards – 4 Oscars

Plot – The fmaous story of Spartacus and how he a led a revolt against roman empire.

23. Dr. No.


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Director – Terence Young
Cast – Sean Connery, Usula Andress

IMDB Rating – 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%

Release Date – 5 October 1962
Box Office – $60 million

Genre – Action, Crime
Awards – None

Plot – The First James Bond Movie

22. Night of the Living Dead


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Director – George A Romero
Cast – Judith O’dea, Duane jones

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%

Release Date – 1 October 1968
Box Office – $30 million

Genre – Horror
Awards – None

Plot – The First Zombie movie that starter it all.

21. Doctor Zhivago


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Director – David Lean
Cast – Geraldine Chaplin,Julie Christie

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 82%

Release Date – 22 December 1965
Box Office – $111.7 million

Genre – War, Romance
Awards – 5 oscars

Plot – A married doctor falls in love with a politician’s wife in war torn russia.