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, serious, captivating, dramatic, talky and intense films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, runaway, friendship, storytelling, death, cigarette smoking, mentor, unlikely friendships, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime 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, surreal, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, freedom, political unrest, protest, vietnam war, hippie, cultural difference, fan, friendship, music, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, liverpool, usa, detroit, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 422K
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, friendship, maid, master and servant, civil rights, writers, storytelling, interracial relations, racial issues, racial segregation, blacks and whites, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
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 6.7
 72K
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: president, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, widow, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, america, 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, couple relations, politics, state affairs, 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, europe, french riviera
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 8.6
 18K
Endeavour (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
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, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, talented, crime, british, crimes, intelligence, investigator, police, uncover truth, coworker, murderer ...
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: captivating, atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, youth, music, working class, coming of age, buddies, rock, weekend, teenage life, 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, contemplative, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, injustice, protest, gender, factory, workplace, fighting the system, idealism, revolution, hopes, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1968 ...
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool, big ben 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, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, convent, sexual harassment, punishment, sin, life is a bitch, society, violence against women, sexual abuse, human spirit, corporal punishment, mistreatment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, europe, latin america
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 7.8
 196K
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, factual, sincere, exciting, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mathematics, nasa, racism, space program, discrimination, african american woman, prejudice, racial segregation, sexism, stereotypes, strong female character, genius ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1962
Place: virginia, langley virginia, usa
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 7.4
 36K
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, doctors and patients, addiction, showbiz, artists and showbiz, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california, malibu california, los angeles, 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: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, racism, civil rights movement, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, u.s. vice president, political campaign, u.s. senator, presidential candidate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, 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 1960, year 1961
Place: south america, cuba, connecticut, florida, west indies ...
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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, americana, sexuality, generation gap, small town, musician ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: woodstock, new york, new york state, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
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 7.5
 85K
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, justice, civil rights, human spirit, racial segregation, idealism, african american, americana, discrimination, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, boston
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 7.8
 231K
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, rising to stardom, rise and fall, addiction, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: memphis, usa, germany, tennessee, arkansas ...
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 7.8
 78K
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
 5K
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, disturbing, captivating
Plot: fbi, political thriller, civil rights movement, interracial relations, disorder, crimes, danger, police, society, love, dishonesty, civil rights ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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 7.3
 128K
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, uplifting, inspirational, stylized, compassionate ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, pianist, gay protagonist, singer, rock star, gay slur, rising to stardom, father son relationship, suicide attempt, boy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, california, australia, new york, london ...
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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, bleak, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: home invasion, party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, cult, murder, stabbing, summer of love, pursuit, danger, terror, knife murder ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1969
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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, contemplative, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: musician's life, music, musician, loneliness, cat, singer, guitar, homeless, introspection, ambition, performance, financial problem ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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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: moon landing, conspiracy, nasa, secret agents, spy, secret agent, mission, stalking, danger, deception, investigation, cold war ...
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, manhunt, beauty queen, political activism, hare krishna ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa
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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unforgettable friendship between three people: an English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there, a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, road movie, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, on the run, english teacher, escapades, introspection, teenage life, the beatles, road trip, coming of age, father son relationship, film within a film ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 7.6
 3K
Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: humiliation, politician, lawyer, prison, family relations, trial, judge, cruelty, civil rights, crimes, friendship, notoriety ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, manchester
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 202K
Mad Men (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, serious, captivating, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, family problems, womanizer, advertising agency, boss and employee, cigarette smoking, advertising, boss, ambition, career, americana, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.1
 11K
Aquarius (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, police detective, missing person, police investigation, crimes, murder, hippie, policewoman, nickname, interrogation, police, party ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.0
 16K
Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: tense, sincere, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, obsession, writer's life, friendship, human nature, crimes, obsessive quest, journalism, gossip and rumors, fame, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico ...
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Dead Presidents (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn". However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Americans' involvement in the Vietnam War and their subsequent ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, vietnam war, urban ghetto life, militant, redemption, friendship, soldier, mercy killing, post traumatic stress disorder, crimes, crime, civil rights ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, new york, bronx new york city, asia, usa ...
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 6.6
 13K
Auto Focus (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: serious, captivating, factual, intense, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, sex addict, friendship, hollywood, tv show, filmmaking, tv star, rise and fall, adultery, addiction, crumbling marriage, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, arizona
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 6.7
 93K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: private investigator, neo noir, investigation, conspiracy, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, private detective, paranoia, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, beverly hills
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