Year 1960 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1960 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, interesting, suspenseful and sentimental films and TV shows about / with flashback, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, storytelling, murder, violence, father son relationship, death, friendship and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
year 1960
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year 1960 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1960: Stranded (2010), Capote (2005), The Rum Diary (2011), Escape from Alcatraz (1979), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), The Wife (2017), It (1990), A Bronx Tale (1993), Chappaquiddick (2017), A Brighter Summer Day (1991).

List of year 1960 movies

 5.1
 793
Stranded (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Algeria, 1960. A section of French paratroopers are sent in search of a missing aircraft in the Algerian desert. The wreckage of the plane is quickly located, but there are no survivors, just a suitcase stamped “Top Secret”. Stormed by enemy ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genie, rescue mission, soldier, military, village, survival, isolation, deadly creature, danger, dead soldier, supernatural, confined ...
Time: year 1960, 20th century, 60s
Place: algeria, africa, north africa
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 7.4
 116K
Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: talky, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: journalism, literature, murder, gay, writer's life, magazine, death, death row, hanging, warden, diary, execution ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1960 ...
Place: kansas, usa, spain, europe, alabama ...
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 6.2
 94K
The Rum Diary (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, journalist, alcohol, fire breathing, vomiting, carnival, protest, rum, cockfight, drunkenness, obsession ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, alcatraz, island, buddies, mouse, nude fight, prison warden, confined, partners, prison guard, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961 ...
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, police detective, love, crimes, fbi, horse ranch, bank robbery, bank, escapades ...
Time: year 1966, year 1979, year 1960, year 1963, year 1955 ...
Place: texas, missouri, oklahoma, dallas texas, montana ...
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 7.2
 21K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, infidelity, extramarital affair, professor, wife husband relationship, nobel prize, marriage, revelation, adulterous husband, sexism, father son relationship, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, year 1992, year 1968, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, scandinavia
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Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, cold war, monster, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary, master villain, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1954 ...
Place: usa, tokyo
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 6.9
 101K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, clown, good versus evil, villain, giant spider, friendship, investigation, deadly, serial child killer, childhood, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, year 1960 ...
Place: maine, usa
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 7.8
 115K
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, loyalty, coming of age, friendship, bus driver, gambling, funeral, crime, first love, generation gap, mob boss, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1968
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state, new jersey
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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Plot: scandal, car accident, senator, suffocation, bridge, kennedy family, drunk driving, swimming underwater, meeting, insult, sailing, radio news ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, year 1960, year 1980, year 1972
Place: massachusetts
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A Brighter Summer Day (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 237 min.
Story: A boy experiences first love, friendships and injustices growing up in 1960s Taiwan.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, clever, emotional ...
Plot: murder, coming of age, teenage love, baseball bat, youth, teenage life, youth gang, gang, high school, first love, crimes, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: revolution, military, resistance, bomb, torture, rebellion, underground fighting, french, independence, muslim, algerian, government ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, year 1954, year 1960 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
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 4.7
 141
West of Eden (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: New Zealand independent drama following a young Māori man who moves to the country to rebuild his life after facing prejudices around his sexual orientation. He takes on a job on a farm where he grows attached to the farmer’s son. But when their ...
Plot: horse, wedding, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, gay lead character, sex scene, gay, ranch, gay kiss, dysfunctional family, homosexual ...
Time: year 1960
Place: new zealand
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 6.5
 4K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: speech, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, falling to the ground, assassination of president, attorney general, airplane, lie, 13 year old, drinking, kiss on the cheek, bathtub ...
Time: 1960s, year 1960, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: wyoming, texas, west virginia, georgia, washington d.c. ...
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 6.9
 187
Black Jesus (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and ...
Plot: army, freedom fighter, political prisoner, colonialism, shot to death, controversy, stabbed to death, politics, massacre, political leader, martyr, christ figure
Time: year 1960
Place: africa, congo
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 7.1
 15K
Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: disability, illness, husband wife relationship, paralysis, polio, supportive spouse, adaptation, human spirit, marriage, hospital, suffocation, near death experience ...
Time: year 1970, year 1981, year 1971, year 1958, year 1960 ...
Place: africa, kenya, spain, england, germany
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, ambition, artists and showbiz, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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United Red Army (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan's student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly using archive footage and a narrator. The second act follows the formation of the group to their mountain ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric
Plot: idealism, isolation, rebellion, society, down on your luck, revolution, confined, danger, military, life is a bitch, radical, communist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1968, year 1972 ...
Place: asia, japan
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 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, who done it, police investigation, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
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Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead (2014)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957, insurance investigator George Lazarus is tasked with interviewing twelve employees of the Deadly Sin Cigarette Company when his firm receives a suspicious insurance claim. He learns that all twelve had been let go after contracting ...
Plot: death, psycho, zombie, knife in the head, virus, vampire, retro, walker, murder, gangster
Time: year 1960
Place: new york
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 6.2
 166
45 R.P.M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the Autumn of 1960, a fluke atmospheric weather condition allows a young teenager, Parry Tender, to receive a radio broadcast from New York City. Nestled in the Northern town of Goose Lake, Saskatchewan, Parry believes the contest the New York ...
Plot: air base, single father, teenage pregnancy, canadian, helicopter, puberty, abusive stepfather, coming of age, disc jockey, military base, juice, school bus ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s
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The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street.
Plot: british, aspiring writer, casting, tv set
Time: year 1960, 1960s
Place: manchester england, northern england
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The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The true story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair -- iconoclast, opportunist, and outspoken atheist -- from her controversial rise to her untimely demise.
Plot: grandmother granddaughter relationship, passport, dysfunctional family, religion, single mother, hostage, activist, atheist, dog, mother daughter relationship, investigation, homosexuality ...
Time: year 1963, year 1995, year 1969, year 1960, year 1964 ...
Place: baltimore, new zealand, texas
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 7.1
 1K
Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prequel to Only Fools and Horses, set in the 1960s, Joan Trotter is in an unhappy marriage with the work-shy Reg, with whom she has a teenage son, Derek ("Del Boy"). However, the reappearance in Peckham of bank robber, "art ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: working class, criminal heroes, pregnancy, council estate, flat, suburban life, suburbs, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960
Place: england, europe, london
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Plot: classroom, police arrest, menstruation, boat, hammock, cloud, tradition, flashback, little girl, husband wife relationship, taking a photograph, stars ...
Time: year 1955, year 1985, year 1980, year 1970, year 1973 ...
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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, human nature, idealism, romance, introspection, love triangle, midlife crisis, coming of age, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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 6.2
 2K
The Locusts (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A drifter enters a small town looking for employment. While working at the local cattle ranch, he meets and falls in love with the beautiful Kitty and becomes involved in a deadly yet erotic love triangle.
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children, couples, mentally unstable, pets, aging, mind game, dangerous attraction, small town life, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1960
Place: kansas, usa
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 7.6
 254K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, justice, danger, spy, mission, secret agent, fighter pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
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 7.0
 76K
Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, suspense, serious ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, ambition, couple relations, art, greed, marriage, courtroom, court case, plagiarism, rising to stardom, painter, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: hawaii, california, san francisco, usa, honolulu hawaii
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The Way We Laughed (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Studying to become a teacher in Turin, Italy, Pietro is joined by his older brother, Giovanni, who has moved up from Sicily. While Giovanni is a worker with no schooling, Pietro shows considerable promise in academics, prompting the elder sibling to ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: school, working class, prostitute, immigrants, single parent, human nature, idealism, parents and children, small town, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 50s, year 1961, year 1958, year 1962, year 1963 ...
Place: sicily, europe, italy
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