Highest-Rated Movies about '1960s', Sort by Popularity

Breathless (1959), Le Doulos (1961), Outback (1971), Flirting (1990), A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969), Z (1969), Spider Baby (1964), The Lovely Month of May (1963) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best 1960s movies.

#3. Outback (1971)

Storyline: After finishing up the school term in a remote outback town, teacher John Grant (Gary Bond) looks forward to spending his holiday with his girlfriend in Sydney. But John gets waylaid in a mining town where a gambling spree leaves him completely broke. He quickly falls in with the hard-drinking locals, who constantly ply him with alcohol and force him to participate in a gruesome kangaroo hunt. Disgusted, John tries to hitchhike out of town and, when that fails, begins to contemplate suicide.

Plot Keywords: schoolteacher, sheriff, doctor, alcoholic, frightful, gritty, school ...

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#5. A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)

Storyline: When Charlie Brown (Peter Robbins) enters the school spelling bee, the perpetually crabby Lucy (Pamelyn Ferdin) predicts his humiliation. But with the help of his best friend, Linus (Glenn Gilger), and faithful dog, Snoopy (Bill Melendez), Charlie Brown not only wins the spelling bee, he's chosen to attend the national spelling bee in New York City, leading to many misadventures in the big city. This is the first animated feature based on Charles Schulz's comic strip, "Peanuts."

Plot Keywords: charlie brown, snoopy, linus van pelt, lucy van pelt, cool, heartwarming, school ...

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#10. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Storyline: Chronicles the experiences of a formerly successful banker as a prisoner in the gloomy jailhouse of Shawshank after being found guilty of a crime he did not commit. The film portrays the man's unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life; along the way he befriends a number of fellow prisoners, most notably a wise long-term inmate named Red.

Plot Keywords: innocent man, prisoner, warden, guard, banker, friend, powerful ...

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#12. The Exterminating Angel (1962)

Storyline: Edmundo Nobile (Enrique Rambal) invites friends over for an opulent dinner party. While the guests enjoy their food, the servants disappear one by one. Afterward, the visitors retire to the salon for an evening of music and conversation -- but in the morning, they are mysteriously incapable of leaving the room. As days go by and they run out of food and water, panic and madness set in. The army and the police arrive, but fail in their attempts to enter the house as conditions inside deteriorate.

Plot Keywords: nobleman, wife, servant, doctor, dying person, brother, offbeat ...

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#14. Fists in the Pocket (1965)

Storyline: Augusto (Marino Mase) is the oldest son in a dysfunctional Italian family that includes a blind mother (Liliana Gerace), a selfish sister, Giulia (Paola Pitagora), and two epileptic brothers, Alessandro (Lou Castel) and Leone (Pier Luigi Troglio). Augusto is planning to marry Lucia (Jennie MacNeil) despite Giulia's repeated attempts to drive them apart, but cannot do so while taking care of the clan. An angry and unstable Alessandro decides to help Augusto by killing their mother and siblings.

Plot Keywords: mother, sister, epileptic, brother, fiancé, son, dark ...

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