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, captivating, dramatic, serious, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, friendship, mentor, runaway, father son relationship, death, storytelling, telephone call, honest and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
1960s
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1960s movies
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: freedom, anti war, protest, vietnam war, cultural difference, political unrest, friendship, fan, music, hippie, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: liverpool, usa, new york, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 8.1
 408K
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, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: racism, maid, friendship, master and servant, civil rights, racial segregation, racial issues, blacks and whites, interracial relations, discrimination, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
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 6.7
 70K
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, texas, america, dallas texas, washington d.c. ...
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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, stylized, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, family relations, politics, society, state affairs, couple relations, husband wife relationship, royal court, supportive spouse, prince, mother daughter relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: monte carlo, french riviera, europe
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 8.6
 16K
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, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crimes, crime, british, investigator, intelligence, police, uncover truth, police protagonist, police chief ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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 7.3
 16K
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: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, youth, music, working class, coming of age, buddies, rock, teenage life, weekend, record player, dancing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: england, london, europe, woodstock, brighton ...
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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, uplifting, semi serious, factual ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, protest, injustice, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, against the odds, workplace situations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, michigan, london
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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, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: nun, convent, punishment, sexual harassment, life is a bitch, sin, violence against women, human spirit, society, rebellion, innocence lost, sexual abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
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 7.8
 186K
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, sincere, exciting, factual, touching ...
Plot: nasa, mathematics, racism, discrimination, space program, racial segregation, african american woman, job promotion, genius, scientist, prejudice, mathematician ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1961, year 1962, 20th century
Place: usa, langley virginia, virginia
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 7.4
 34K
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, pop music, psychotherapist, musician, music, musician's life, power relations, doctors and patients, addiction, showbiz, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, new jersey
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 7.3
 12K
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, political, racism, civil rights movement, prejudice, presidential election, civil rights, kennedy assassination, presidential candidate, election campaign, u.s. vice president, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, vietnam, america ...
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 20K
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: kids
Plot: coming of age, adventure, storm at sea, sailing, friendship, survival, danger, escapades, ocean or sea, 15 year old, mentor, diary ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1961
Place: west indies, jamaica, florida, south america, connecticut ...
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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, lifestyle, free spirited, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, generation gap, sexuality, americana, small town, homosexual ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: woodstock, bangkok thailand, new york state, new jersey, israel
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 7.5
 81K
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: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, injustice, society, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
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 7.8
 225K
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, musician, divorce, loss of sibling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, germany, tennessee, memphis, arkansas ...
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 7.8
 75K
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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, dog, team, childhood, coming of age, baseball game, baseball movie, unlikely friendships, treehouse, fence ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 2K
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: captivating, tense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: fbi, civil rights movement, political thriller, danger, disorder, crimes, dishonesty, love, police, society, fbi agent
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 6K
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, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, ex special forces, loss of loved one, cia agent, violence, crimes, chase, army ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: england, east end london
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 7.3
 105K
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: inspirational, uplifting, stylized, compassionate, based on true events ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay relationship, pianist, singer, gay slur, rock star, lgbt, boy, father son relationship, song, suicide attempt, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969, 1950s, year 1970
Place: australia, california, england
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 8.2
 308K
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: uplifting, captivating, feel good, light, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, american south, driver, chauffeur, journey, piano playing, travel ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky, ohio ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 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, rough, tense, captivating
Plot: scandal, kennedy family, car accident, senator, investigation, politics, tragic event, lawyer, public service, doctor, trust, promise ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1980 ...
Place: massachusetts
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 149K
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: suspense, based on true events, disturbing, factual, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, test pilot, space mission, astronaut, space travel, moon, nasa, historical event, husband wife relationship, human in outer space, male protagonist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, year 1968, year 1961 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, california, florida
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 44K
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, suspenseful, tense, based on true events ...
Plot: racism, murder, police violence, police brutality, chaos, rebellion, injustice, racial tension, death, rescue, justice, tragic event ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969, year 1967, year 1943
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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, group of friends, cult, stabbing, pursuit, danger, knife murder, attack ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 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
Plot: boy, racism, 14 year old, love, coming of age, friendship, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, suspicion, small town, australian, australian aboriginal ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 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, clever, meditative, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: musician's life, cat, music, loneliness, musician, singer, guitar, homeless, ambition, performance, follow your dream, financial problem ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 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, surprise ending, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: conspiracy, moon landing, nasa, spy, stalking, mission, secret agent, lie, cold war, friendship, dangerous mission, deception ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1967, year 1968, 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: rough, emotional, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, terrorism, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, hiding, political activism, beauty queen, social criticism, adulteress ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: vietnam war, military life, military, haunted by the past, battles, war, hopes, political unrest, idealism, soldier, mission, rescue ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: vietnam, asia
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 3K
Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: gay, police corruption, society, discrimination, fighting the system, gender, father son relationship, humiliation, bigotry, parent child relationship, brother sister relationship, police brutality ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa, new york, indiana
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