The Best of 1960by riverman211179 | created - 11 Dec 2010 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Wild River (1960)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance
A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.
2. L'Avventura (1960)
Not Rated | 144 min | Drama, Mystery
A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.
3. Breathless (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
Votes: 66,386 | Gross: $0.34M
4. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars 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.
Votes: 555,057 | Gross: $32.00M
7. The Unforgiven (1960)
Approved | 125 min | Drama, Romance, Western
The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiowa tribe.
8. Purple Noon (1960)
PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.
Votes: 12,353 | Gross: $0.62M
9. The Fugitive Kind (1960)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
11. The Alamo (1960)
Passed | 162 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.
Votes: 13,443 | Gross: $17.26M
12. The Virgin Spring (1960)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.
Votes: 24,324 | Gross: $1.53M
13. From the Terrace (1960)
Passed | 149 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.
Votes: 2,294 | Gross: $11.34M
15. The World of Suzie Wong (1960)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance
A businessman moves to Hong Kong to pursue a career as an artist and falls in love with a prostitute he hires as a model.
Votes: 2,011 | Gross: $7.30M
16. Let's Make Love (1960)
Not Rated | 119 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
Votes: 6,193 | Gross: $6.54M
17. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.
Votes: 15,066 | Gross: $1.40M
18. The Grass Is Greener (1960)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,170 | Gross: $6.00M
20. Cimarron (1960)
Approved | 147 min | Drama, Romance, Western
The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier adventurer, his wife and family and their friends.
21. The Apartment (1960)
Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Votes: 148,928 | Gross: $18.60M
22. The Savage Innocents (1960)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.
23. Elmer Gantry (1960)
Approved | 146 min | Drama
A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.
Votes: 9,467 | Gross: $11.34M
24. The Sundowners (1960)
Unrated | 133 min | Drama, Adventure
In Australia's Outback during the early twentieth century, the impoverished Carmody family lives a nomadic life out of their wagon, but the mom and son want to settle, while the dad is against it.