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Top Films of the 1960s (#1-100)

Rank Title Year Director(s) Overall
Rank
1 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Stanley Kubrick 1
2 Psycho 1960 Alfred Hitchcock 5
3 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 Stanley Kubrick 10
4 Lawrence of Arabia 1962 David Lean 16
5 The Graduate 1967 Mike Nichols 45
6 The Wild Bunch 1969 Sam Peckinpah 53
7 Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Arthur Penn 55
8 Breathless 1960 Jean-Luc Godard 61
9 Once Upon a Time in the West 1968 Sergio Leone 62
10 The Apartment 1960 Billy Wilder 65
11 8 1/2 1963 Federico Fellini 66
12 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966 Sergio Leone 69
13 To Kill a Mockingbird 1962 Robert Mulligan 70
14 Night of the Living Dead 1968 George A. Romero 93
15 Rosemary's Baby 1968 Roman Polanski 97
16 La Dolce Vita 1960 Federico Fellini 100
17 West Side Story 1961 Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise 101
18 The Sound of Music 1965 Robert Wise 121
19 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 George Roy Hill 135
20 Persona 1966 Ingmar Bergman 136
21 Easy Rider 1969 Dennis Hopper 139
22 The Battle of Algiers 1966 Gillo Pontecorvo 145
23 Midnight Cowboy 1969 John Schlesinger 163
24 Jules and Jim 1962 François Truffaut 167
25 Planet of the Apes 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner 172
26 Andrei Rublev 1966 Andrei Tarkovsky 175
27 The Manchurian Candidate 1962 John Frankenheimer 179
28 L'Avventura 1960 Michelangelo Antonioni 186
29 A Hard Day's Night 1964 Richard Lester 199
30 The Birds 1963 Alfred Hitchcock 209
31 Peeping Tom 1960 Michael Powell 222
32 The Producers 1967 Mel Brooks 225
33 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 John Ford 226
34 Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Blake Edwards 238
35 Goldfinger 1964 Guy Hamilton 241
36 Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni 247
37 Spartacus 1960 Stanley Kubrick 254
38 Mary Poppins 1964 Robert Stevenson 256
39 The Great Escape 1963 John Sturges 263
40 The Leopard 1963 Luchino Visconti 265
41 The Hustler 1961 Robert Rossen 272
42 My Fair Lady 1964 George Cukor 277
43 Doctor Zhivago 1965 David Lean 288
44 Belle de Jour 1967 Luis Buñuel 289
45 Viridiana 1961 Luis Buñuel 291
46 Playtime 1967 Jacques Tati 300
47 The Magnificent Seven 1960 John Sturges 306
48 Cool Hand Luke 1967 Stuart Rosenberg 307
49 Last Year at Marienbad 1961 Alain Resnais 328
50 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 1964 Jacques Demy 340
51 Repulsion 1965 Roman Polanski 350
52 Yojimbo 1961 Akira Kurosawa 361
53 La Jetée 1962 Chris Marker 370
54 Le Samouraï 1967 Jean-Pierre Melville 371
55 Contempt 1963 Jean-Luc Godard 388
56 Eyes without a Face 1960 Georges Franju 389
57 Au hasard Balthazar 1966 Robert Bresson 398
58 Kes 1969 Ken Loach 403
59 The Haunting 1963 Robert Wise 413
60 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? 1962 Robert Aldrich 415
61 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966 Mike Nichols 432
62 In the Heat of the Night 1967 Norman Jewison 436
63 The Innocents 1961 Jack Clayton 441
64 If.... 1968 Lindsay Anderson 465
65 Pierrot le Fou 1965 Jean-Luc Godard 480
66 Army in the Shadows 1969 Jean-Pierre Melville 484
67 Point Blank 1967 John Boorman 507
68 The Exterminating Angel 1962 Luis Buñuel 515
69 A Fistful of Dollars 1964 Sergio Leone 525
70 The Jungle Book 1967 Wolfgang Reitherman 526
71 Z 1969 Costa-Gavras 544
72 Alphaville 1965 Jean-Luc Godard 551
73 Closely Watched Trains 1966 Jirí Menzel 570
74 The Gospel According to St. Matthew 1964 Pier Paolo Pasolini 590
75 The Dirty Dozen 1967 Robert Aldrich 599
76 My Life to Live 1962 Jean-Luc Godard 607
77 Dont Look Back 1967 D.A. Pennebaker 608
78 The Sorrow and the Pity 1969 Marcel Ophüls 609
79 L'Eclisse 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni 640
80 Cleo from 5 to 7 1962 Agnès Varda 642
81 A Man for All Seasons 1966 Fred Zinnemann 667
82 Bullitt 1968 Peter Yates 668
83 The Servant 1963 Joseph Losey 669
84 This Sporting Life 1963 Lindsay Anderson 681
85 My Night at Maud's 1969 Eric Rohmer 697
86 Oliver! 1968 Carol Reed 698
87 Chimes at Midnight 1965 Orson Welles 707
88 Woman in the Dunes 1964 Hiroshi Teshigahara 711
89 Knife in the Water 1962 Roman Polanski 740
90 From Russia with Love 1963 Terence Young 742
91 Zulu 1964 Cy Endfield 744
92 Shoot the Piano Player 1960 François Truffaut 756
93 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1962 Tony Richardson 763
94 Dr. No 1962 Terence Young 770
95 Rocco and His Brothers 1960 Luchino Visconti 790
96 Yellow Submarine 1968 George Dunning 795
97 For a Few Dollars More 1965 Sergio Leone 799
98 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1960 Karel Reisz 804
99 Charade 1963 Stanley Donen 806
100 Jason and the Argonauts 1963 Don Chaffey 807
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