1960s movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 1960s movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, based on true events, captivating, dramatic, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, friendship, runaway, mentor, storytelling, cigarette smoking, death, telephone call, family relations and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as 1960s: Across the Universe (2007), The Help (2011), Jackie (2016), Grace of Monaco (2014), Endeavour (2012), Quadrophenia (1979), Made in Dagenham (2010), The Magdalene Sisters (2002), Hidden Figures (2016), Love & Mercy (2014).

List of 1960s movies

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, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, freedom, political unrest, vietnam war, protest, hippie, cultural difference, fan, friendship, music, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, liverpool, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 418K
The Help (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, interracial relations, storytelling, writers, racial issues, racial segregation, blacks and whites, discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, united states
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 6.7
 71K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: american history, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, first lady, u.s. president, president, widow, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, strong female character, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, united states ...
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Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, stylized, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, family relations, politics, state affairs, couple relations, society, husband wife relationship, royal court, supportive spouse, prince, mother daughter relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, hollywood star
Place: monte carlo, monaco, french riviera, europe
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 8.6
 17K
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, talented, crime, british, crimes, investigator, intelligence, police, who done it, murderer, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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 7.3
 17K
Quadrophenia (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, youth, music, working class, coming of age, buddies, weekend, teenage life, rock, dancing, record player ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, brighton, woodstock ...
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Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, injustice, protest, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, workplace situations, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, london, michigan, liverpool
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, convent, punishment, sexual harassment, sin, violence against women, life is a bitch, society, sexual abuse, human spirit, rebellion, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
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 7.8
 192K
Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: inspirational, exciting, sincere, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, discrimination, space program, african american woman, racial segregation, genius, scientist, prejudice, black woman, strong female character ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1962
Place: langley virginia, usa, virginia
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 7.4
 35K
Love & Mercy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.
Style: serious, emotional, factual, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, psychotherapist, musician, pop music, music, musician's life, power relations, showbiz, addiction, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, malibu california, new jersey
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 7.3
 13K
All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: factual, realistic, tense, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, political, racism, civil rights movement, prejudice, civil rights, presidential election, kennedy assassination, activism, political campaign, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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 6.6
 21K
White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sailing, coming of age, storm at sea, catastrophe, adventure, friendship, survival, 15 year old, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, sailboat ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: jamaica, connecticut, cuba, west indies, florida ...
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Taking Woodstock (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music ...
Style: feel good, stylized, light, factual, intense ...
Plot: hippie, music festival, family business, free spirited, lifestyle, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, sexuality, generation gap, americana, small town, musician ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: woodstock, new york state, bangkok thailand, new york, new jersey ...
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 7.5
 84K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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 7.8
 228K
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, music, marriage, accident, musician, profanity, couple relations, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: memphis, usa, germany, tennessee, arkansas ...
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 7.8
 76K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, friendship, dog, team, sport, baseball movie, childhood, coming of age, storytelling, family relations, baseball game, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 4K
Seberg (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious young FBI agent is assigned to investigate iconic actress Jean Seberg when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: fbi, civil rights movement, political thriller, interracial relations, disorder, danger, crimes, dishonesty, society, love, police, fbi agent ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 33K
Judy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
Style: sad, emotional, stylized, tragic ending, factual ...
Plot: concert, drug addict, ex husband ex wife relationship, female singer, singer, star, actress, life is a bitch, hollywood, life & death, uptight character, alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: london
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 8.0
 7K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: secret society, crime, cia agent, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, origin story, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase, army ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, east end london, britain
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 7.3
 122K
Rocketman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
Style: based on true events, inspirational, uplifting, compassionate, stylized ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay lead character, pianist, lgbt, singer, gay slur, rock star, gay protagonist, suicide attempt, father son relationship, song, boy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 50s, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, california, australia, england, london ...
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 8.2
 336K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
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: uplifting, captivating, feel good, funny, light ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, friend, musician, chauffeur, prejudice, driver, journey, travel, american south ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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 6.4
 11K
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.
Style: based on true events, tense, captivating, rough
Plot: kennedy family, scandal, senator, car accident, politics, investigation, public service, tragic event, lawyer, interview, trust, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1980, year 1960, year 1969 ...
Place: massachusetts
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 7.3
 157K
First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: based on true events, suspense, factual, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, space mission, test pilot, astronaut, space travel, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, loss of child ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1961 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, florida, california
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 7.3
 46K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, police brutality, police violence, injustice, rebellion, friendship, death, justice, tragic event, racial tension, chaos ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
Place: detroit, michigan
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Wolves at the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Four friends gather at an elegant home during the Summer of Love, 1969. Unbeknownst to them, deadly visitors are waiting outside. What begins as a simple farewell party turns to a night of primal terror as the intruders stalk and torment the four, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Plot: home invasion, party, terror, cult, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, stabbing, pursuit, danger, knife murder, attack ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.5
 3K
Jasper Jones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: boy, racism, small town, 14 year old, love, friendship, secret, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, suspicion, australian, digging ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: adelaide south australia, australia
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, meditative, clever, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, cat, music, musician, loneliness, singer, guitar, homeless, introspection, ambition, life is a bitch, struggle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, moon landing, nasa, stalking, spy, secret agents, secret agent, mission, mysterious man, danger, secret mission, deception ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967, year 1965
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American Pastoral (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
Style: emotional, rough, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, teenage girl, terrorism, dysfunctional family, hiding, manhunt, beauty queen, political activism, social criticism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: usa
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Go Tell the Spartans (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American war film based on Daniel Ford's 1967 novel "Incident at Muc Wa." It tells the story about U.S. Army military advisers during the early part of the Vietnam War. Led my Major Asa Barker, these ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, military, battles, haunted by the past, political unrest, idealism, war, hopes, soldier, rescue, mercenary ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
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