Best movies of 1960s

Lawrence of Arabia(1962)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 86

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.



Psycho(1960)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.



2001: A Space Odyssey(1968)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 78

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.



Rosemary's Baby(1968)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.



Goldfinger(1964)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 72

Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.



Night of the Living Dead(1968)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 72

There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these flesh eating monsters.



The Graduate(1967)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 69

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.



Cool Hand Luke(1967)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.



From Russia with Love(1963)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 69

James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.



Repulsion(1965)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A sex-repulsed woman who disapproves of her sister's boyfriend sinks into depression and has horrific visions of rape and violence.



Midnight Cowboy(1969)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 69

A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.



Patton(1970)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 69

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.



Bonnie and Clyde(1967)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 68

Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.



Easy Rider(1969)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 68

Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.



The Army of Shadows(1969)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 79

An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.



Breakfast at Tiffany's(1961)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 62

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.



MASH(1970)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 65

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.



Le cercle rouge(1970)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 73

After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist.



Les parapluies de Cherbourg(1964)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 71

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.



Bullitt(1968)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 62

An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.




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