60s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 60s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, talky, clever and captivating films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, runaway, husband wife relationship, dialogue, life philosophy, catastrophe, redemption, family relations and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
60s movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 60s: Mad Men (2007), The Help (2011), How to Steal a Million (1966), Legend (2015), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Green Book (2018), Dirty Dancing (1987), The Diamond Arm (1969), Nicholas on Holiday (2014), The Man in the High Castle (2015).

List of 60s movies

Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, located nearby in the Time-Life Building, at 1271 ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, womanizer, workplace, advertising, career, ambition, advertising agency, sexism, office, urban, americana, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, friendship, maid, master and servant, civil rights, racial segregation, racial issues, blacks and whites, discrimination, interracial relations, storytelling, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, brutal, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, twins, gang, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, crimes, brother brother relationship, organized crime, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: england, london, east end london, scotland yard
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, surreal, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: social misfits, first love, orphan, childhood sweetheart, island, youth, teenage love, search, disappearance, depression, adolescence, camp ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, light, uplifting, feel good, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, journey, driver, chauffeur, american south, piano playing, travel ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city, ohio ...
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Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, dancer's life, unlikely couple, resort, love and romance, youth, dancer, fall in love, teenage love, romance, music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
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The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: smuggling, cons and scams, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, undercover agent, goofy hero, chases and races, disorder, farce, police investigation, gem, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, mischievous children, eccentric family, youth, hotel, parents and children, game, beach, friends, disorder, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france
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The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, betrayal, intrigue, working undercover, political intrigue, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan, new york, san francisco, berlin germany ...
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A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, criminal heroes, fugitives, friendship, manhunt, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
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Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, romance, couple relations, family problems, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
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Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, mine, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: clever, exciting, captivating, intense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, adventure, fbi, prodigy, crime, rise and fall, con artists, justice, deception, cat and mouse, special agents, parents separation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, louisiana, france, europe ...
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: atmospheric, rough, sadistic, bloody, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape, gangsters, organized crime, friendship, corruption, murder, torture, prohibition, gunfight, criminal heroes, regret, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 60s, 1960s, 1920s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, surreal, offbeat, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fantasy world, loneliness, adventure, witch, fish, escapades, true love, circus, parents and children, mermaid, journey, fishing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, texas, alabama, cuba, russia ...
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, organized crime, police corruption, mob boss, mafia, drug trafficking, heroin, smuggling, rise and fall, drug traffic, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, serious, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: fighting the system, mental institution, human spirit, freedom, insanity, nurse, doctors and patients, dehumanization, anti heroes, plan gone awry, friendship, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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A Very Private Affair (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gorgeous teen, Jill, resides in Switzerland with her mother and harbors feelings for the handsome Fabio, an older man who is married to one of her friends. Growing restless, Jill moves to Paris to pursue ballet, but instead finds success and fame ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, mind bending, realistic, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, human nature, desire for fame, celebrity culture, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, best friends, fanatic, price of fame ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, country music, marriage, music, accident, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce, musician, loss of sibling ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, germany, arkansas, memphis, tennessee ...
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Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
Style: intellectual, serious, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crimes, talented, crime, british, investigator, intelligence, police, uncover truth, police protagonist, who done it ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, organized crime, police protagonist, law enforcement, partners, tough heroes, crime, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Doctor Who (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, benign alien, adventure, escapades, evil alien, earth, race against time, good versus evil, doctor who, time machine, companion, human alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, arizona
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The Addams Family (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A satirical inversion of the ideal of the perfect American nuclear family, they are an eccentric wealthy family who delight in everything grotesque and macabre, and are never really aware that people find them bizarre or frightening. In fact, they ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: eccentric family, family life, supernatural ability, marriage, dark fantasy, family tradition, parents and children, butler, couple relations, sitcom, siblings relations, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, death row, investigation, injustice, dangerous attraction, crimes, reporter, prison, newspaper man, journalism, life is a bitch, uncover truth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
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The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: incest, strong sexual content, sexuality, sexual relations, desire, friends, male nudity, lovers, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france
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A Patch of Blue (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
Style: touching, talky, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, blindness, disability, innocence lost, tenement, park, interracial relations, romance, opposites attract, isolation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Across the Universe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, intense, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: freedom, anti war, protest, cultural difference, fan, political unrest, friendship, music, romance, love and romance, young lovers, artist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: liverpool, new york, seaport, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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The Defenders (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961–1965. It starred E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed as father-and-son defense attorneys who specialized in legally complex cases, with defendants such as neo-Nazis, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, lawyers and clients, workplace situations, workplace, parents and children, defense attorney, family relations, legal, society, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, ironic, light ...
Plot: hibernation, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, family life, culture clash, make believe, society, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandfather, time travel, abbey ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, 1960s
Place: france, greenland
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