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

20. The Birds


best 60s movies
Director – Alfred Hitchcock
Cast – Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%

Release Date – 28 March 1963
Box Office – $11.4 million

Genre – Horror, Mystery
Awards – None

Plot – A strange event occurs and all flying birds start attacking people.

19. For a Few Dollars More


best 60s movies
Director – Sergio Leone
Cast – Clint Eastwood

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 94%

Release Date – 30 December 1965
Box Office – $15 million

Genre – Western
Awards – None

Plot – Two outlaws with different ideologies team up to catch a bigger baddie.

18. Goldfinger


best 60s movies
Director – Guy Hammilton
Cast – Sean Connery

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%

Release Date – 17 September 1964
Box Office – $125 million

Genre – Action
Awards – Oscar for Best SOund Editing

Plot – James Bond help to save United States Gold reserve from being looted.

17. The Apartment


best 60s movies
Director – Billy Wilder
Cast – Jack Lemmon, Shirley Maclaine

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 94%

Release Date – 15 June 1960
Box Office – $25 million

Genre – Romance, Comedy
Awards – 5 Oscars including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay,Best Film Editing, Best Art Direction

Plot – A man let his apartment to be used for business purpose.

16. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid


best 60s movies
Director – George Roy Hill
Cast – Paul newman, Robert Redford

IMDB Rating – 8.1
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%

Release Date – 24 October 1969
Box Office – $192.3 million

Genre – Biography, Crime
Awards – 4 Oscars Best Cinematography, Best Score, Best Song, Best Screenplay

Plot – The famous duo of Outlaws – Butch Cassidy and Sundance kid is on a run from law and from their own mates.

15. Mary Poppins


best 60s movies
Director – Robert Stevenson
Cast – Julie Andrews, Dick van Dyke

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%

Release Date – 27 August 1964
Box Office – $102 million

Genre – Comedy, Fantasy, Fmaily
Awards – 5 Oscars (Best Actress, Best Film Editing, Best Visual effects, best song, best score)

Plot – A mysterious nun is hired by a london family. She helps the family to come closer.

14. Breakfast at Tiffany’s


best 60s movies
Director – Blake Edwards
Cast – Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard

IMDB Rating – 7.8
Rotten Tomatoes – 88%

Release Date – 5 October 1961
Box Office – $14 million

Genre – Romance, Comedy
Awards – 2 Oscars Best Song, Best Score

Plot – A high society girl falls in love with a man who is not economically strong.

13. Rosemary’s Baby


best 60s movies
Director – Roman Polanski
Cast – Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 99%

Release Date – 12 June 1968
Box Office – $33.4 million

Genre – Drama, Horror
Awards – Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Plot – A woman gets pregnant and believes that she is giving birth to a devil.

12. Cool hand Luke


best 60s movies
Director – Stuart Rosenberg
Cast – Paul Newman, George Kennedy

IMDB Rating – 8.2
Rotten Tomatoes – 100%

Release Date – 1 November 1967
Box Office – $16.2 million

Genre – Crime, Drama
Awards – Best Supporting Actor Oscar

Plot – A man do not obey the laws of prison he is put in.

11. The Sound of Music


best 60s movies
Director – Robert Wise
Cast – Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 86%

Release Date – 2 March 1965
Box Office – $287 million

Genre – Biography, Drama
Awards – 5 Oscars Best Picture, Best Director, Best Music, Best Sound recording, Best Editing

Plot – A widower finds love in a woman who leaves her everything for him and for his children.

10. Planet of the Apes


best 60s movies
Director – Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast – Charlton Heston

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 87%

Release Date – 3 April 1968
Box Office – $33.4 million

Genre – Sci Fi, Mystery
Awards – Oscar for Best Makeup

Plot – A Space Ship crash on a planet which is strangely ruled by apes who enslaves humans.

9. The Great Escape


best 60s movies
Director – John Struges
Cast – Steve Mcqueen

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 93%

Release Date – 4 July 1963
Box Office – $11 million

Genre – Advenure, Drama
Awards – None

Plot – Allied Prisones plan to get out of a high security prison.

8. Lawrence of Arabia


best 60s movies
Director – David Lean
Cast – Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%

Release Date – 10 December 1962
Box Office – $70 Million

Genre – Adventure, Biography
Awards – 7 Academy Awards

Plot – The film chronicles the life of TE Lawrence

7. Once upon a time in the West


best 60s movies
Director – Sergio Leone
Cast – Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda

IMDB Rating – 8.6
Rotten Tomatoes – 98%

Release Date – 21 December 1968
Box Office – $5.3 million

Genre – Western
Awards – None

Plot – A mysterious man becomes saviour of a woman who is being chased by various outlaws.

6. The Graduate


best 60s movies
Director – Mike Nichols
Cast – Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman

IMDB Rating – 8
Rotten Tomatoes – 89%

Release Date – 22 December 1967
Box Office – $85 million

Genre – Comedy, Romance
Awards – Oscar for Best Director

Plot – A man falls for a girl and her mother.

5. To Kill a Mockingbird


best 60s movies
Director – Robert Mulligan
Cast – Gregory Peck, Mary Badham

IMDB Rating – 8.4
Rotten Tomatoes – 91%

Release Date – 25 December 1962
Box Office – $13.1 million

Genre – Crime, Drama
Awards – 3 Oscars Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction

Plot – A Lawyer defends an african american against r@pe charges.

4. Dr. Strangelove Or How I learned to Stop worrying and love the bomb


best 60s movies
Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – $9.4 million

IMDB Rating – 8.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 99%

Release Date – 29 January 1964
Box Office – $9.4 million

Genre – Comedy
Awards – None

Plot – A satire film on how politicians think war is the answer for everything.

3. The Good The Bad and the Ugly


best 60s movies
Director – Sergio leone
Cast – Clint Eastwood

IMDB Rating – 8.9
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%

Release Date – 23 December 1966
Box Office – $25.1 million

Genre – Western
Awards – None

Plot – The Man with no name tries to find a buried gold.

2. Psycho


best 60s movies
Director – Alfred Hitchcock
Cast – Athony Perkins, Vera Miles

IMDB Rating – 8.5
Rotten Tomatoes – 97%

Release Date – 8 September 1960
Box Office – $50 million

Genre – Horror, Mystery
Awards – None

Plot – A woman is on run from law and she finds a shelter in a remote motel.

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey


best 60s movies
Director – Stanley Kubrick
Cast – Keir Dullea

IMDB Rating – 8.3
Rotten Tomatoes – 92%

Release Date – 3 April 1968
Box Office – $138 million

Genre – Sci Fi, Fantasy
Awards – Oscar for Best Special Effects

Pilot – A cinematic representation of Human being’s development from an ape to a intelligent being.

So this was the list of most popular movies of 1960s decade. Did we Miss any film? Do you think we overrated any film from the decade or gave a poor rating to a good film? If that’s the case then you’re more than welcome to point us out in the comment section.