Favorite Movies of 1960?

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(!The year 1960 not the entire decade 1960-1969!)




1960


10. The Magnificent Seven John Sturges
9. Le Trou Jacques Becker
8. The Virgin Spring Ingmar Bergman
7. Rocco and His Brothers Luchino Visconti
6. Shoot the Piano Player François Truffaut
5. Elmer Gantry Richard Brooks
4. The Fugitive Kind Sidney Lumet
3. The Apartment Billy Wilder
2. Spartacus Stanley Kubrick
1. Psycho Alfred Hitchcock



Bright light. Bright light. Uh oh.
Elmer Gantry
Spartacus
Psycho
Tunes of Glory
Inherit the Wind
The Apartment
Sons and Lovers
The Sundowners
The Magnificent Seven
Macario
The Virgin Spring
The Naked Island
Exodus
Two Women
The Bad Sleep Well
Purple Noon
Peeping Tom
La Dolce Vita
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Letter Never Sent
La Vérité
Le Trou
Skeleton of Mrs. Morales
The Trials of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
The Time Machine
Sergeant Rutledge
Wild River
The Last Voyage
Kapo
The Cloud-Capped Star
Innocent Sorcerers
Hungry for Love
The Grass Is Greener
Home from the Hill
Swiss Family Robinson
From the Terrace
Les Bonnes Femmes
Breathless
Sunrise at Campobello
Ocean's 11
Make Mine Mink
Two Way Stretch
The League of Gentlemen
The Battle of the Sexes
Private Property
Never on Sunday
Midnight Lace
North to Alaska
Pollyanna
The Great Impostor
Five Cartridges
Spring Dreams
Jigoku
The Alamo
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
The Rat Race
Jungle Cat
Flaming Star
Once More, with Feeling!
Scary Time
The Hound That Thought He Was a Raccoon
Integration Report I
L'amour existe
The Hall of Lost Steps
Sea Ballerinas
How Some Jellyfish Are Born
Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus
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1. The Apartment
2. Le Trou
3. The Bad Sleep Well
4. Black Sunday
5. Inherit the Wind
6. Elmer Gantry
7. The Time Machine
8. Psycho
9. Eyes Without a Face
10. House of Usher



Shoot the piano player
spartacus
the bad sleep well
black sunday
elmer gantry
inherit the wind
village of the damned
psycho
the apartment
the time machine
l'avventura
the magnificent seven
le trou
breathless
the virgin spring
eyes without a face



This was actually a pretty decent year for the movies...some of my favorites:

The Apartment

Elmer Gantry

Psycho

The Time Machine

The Magnificent Seven

Inherit the Wind

Never on Sunday

The Facts of Life



Inherit the Wind
Bells Are Ringing
The Apartment
The Grass Is Greener
North to Alaska
The Time Machine
Once More, with Feeling!
Strangers When We Meet
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Who Was That Lady?
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Nice to see a fair bit of love for The Bad Sleep Well

It's one of a few Kurosawa's I haven't seen, but tried once. I should make sure my cable is set to DVR everything Kurosawa.



According to Letterboxd, I've only seen six so here's the ranking...
  1. Psycho
  2. Peeping Tom
  3. The Apartment
  4. La Dolce Vita
  5. Spartacus
  6. Breathless
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Great ones that I've only seen once:
The Bad Sleep Well
La Dolce Vita


Long-time faves, in no order:
The Bellboy
Flesh and the Fiends aka Mania
Blood and Roses
Eyes Without a Face
Psycho
Brides of Dracula
Black Sunday
The Time Machine
Peeping Tom
Little Shop of Horrors
House of Usher



Also answers to Jabba
10. Ocean's Eleven
9. Wild River
8. The Time Machine
7. The Apartment
6. The Bad Sleep Well
5. Never on Sunday
4. Inherit the Wind
3. Spartacus
2. Le Trou
1. Psycho



Inherit the Wind
Bells Are Ringing
The Apartment
The Grass Is Greener
North to Alaska
The Time Machine
Once More, with Feeling!
Strangers When We Meet
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Who Was That Lady?
I'll second Bells are Ringing, The Grass is Greener, and Please Don't Eat the Daisies...thanks for the reminder, GBG.



According to Letterboxd, I've only seen six so here's the ranking...
  1. Psycho
  2. Peeping Tom
  3. The Apartment
  4. La Dolce Vita
  5. Spartacus
  6. Breathless
You MUST see Shoot the Piano Player. It's my favorite Truffaut. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoot_the_Piano_Player



Either the Apartment or La Dolce Vita. I think the latter is superior but I rewatch the former more often.