Gregor's Top 20 of 1963 +10by Movie-Mate | created - 21 Nov 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Cleopatra (1963)
G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.
Votes: 26,777 | Gross: $57.78M
2. The Great Escape (1963)
Not Rated | 172 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
Votes: 206,887 | Gross: $12.10M
3. High and Low (1963)
Not Rated | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
High and Low
4. From Russia with Love (1963)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E.
Votes: 107,096 | Gross: $24.80M
5. Hud (1963)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Western
Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.
Votes: 17,702 | Gross: $10.00M
6. The Sword in the Stone (1963)
G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history.
Votes: 81,413 | Gross: $22.18M
7. Contempt (1963)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.
Votes: 25,156 | Gross: $0.04M
8. The Pink Panther (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The bumbling Inspector Clouseau travels to Rome to catch a notorious jewel thief known as "The Phantom" before he conducts his most daring heist yet: a princess' priceless diamond with one slight imperfection, known as "The Pink Panther".
Votes: 44,913 | Gross: $10.88M
9. Charade (1963)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
Votes: 61,121 | Gross: $13.47M
10. The Haunting (1963)
G | 112 min | Horror
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
Votes: 31,662 | Gross: $2.62M
11. An Actor's Revenge (1963)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
Yukinojo, a Kabuki actor, seeks revenge by destroying the three men who caused the deaths of his parents. Also involved are the daughter of one of Yukinojo's targets, two master thieves, and a swordsman who himself is out to kill Yukinojo.
An Actor's Revenge
12. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
G | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of motorists hear about a crook's hidden stash of loot, and race against each other across the country to get to it.
Votes: 35,039 | Gross: $46.30M
14. Irma la Douce (1963)
Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance
In Paris, a former policeman falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time.
Votes: 15,497 | Gross: $25.25M
15. The Birds (1963)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
Votes: 156,505 | Gross: $11.40M
16. Youth of the Beast (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A violent thug plays opposing yakuza bosses against each other.
Youth of the Beast
17. Black Sabbath (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a vampire-like monster who preys on his family, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.
18. New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
New Tale Of Zatoichi
19. Evil Eye (1963)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
A mystery novel-loving American tourist witnesses a murder in Rome, and soon finds herself and her suitor caught up in a series of killings.
The Girl Who Knew Too Much
21. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Angie Rossini is an innocent Italian Catholic Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky (who doesn't remember her at first) to ... See full summary »
22. Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Adventure, Action
A yakuza gang targets the blind masseur Zatoichi after he defeats their group in a wrestling match. Meanwhile a long lost love of Zatoichi's returns to his life.
Zatoich The Fugitive
23. Zatoichi on the Road (1963)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Zatoichi promises to deliver a maiden safely home but finds two dangerous gangs have a mysterious interest in the young girl.
Zatoichi On The Road
25. The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
Dishonest undertaker Waldo Trumbull and his sidekick Felix Gillie are creating their own customers when they cannot find willing ones.
26. Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! (1963)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Crime
Police detective Tajima, tasked with tracking down stolen firearms, turns an underworld grudge into a blood-bath. Suzuki transforms a colorful pot-boiler into an on-target send-up of cultural colonialism and post-war greed.
Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards
27. L'Immortelle (1963)
M | 101 min | Drama
A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly ... See full summary »
The Immortal One
30. The Leopard (1963)
PG | 186 min | Drama, History
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
31. The Nutty Professor (1963)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
To improve his social life, a nerdish professor drinks a potion that temporarily turns him into the handsome, but obnoxious, Buddy Love.
Votes: 14,353 | Gross: $7.63M
32. A New Kind of Love (1963)
Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
33. Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Musical
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.
Votes: 6,942 | Gross: $13.13M
34. The V.I.P.s (1963)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
As fog delays departure for a group of travelers bound for New York, they wait at the lounge of Heathrow airport, with each passengerat a moment of crisis in their lives.
Votes: 3,038 | Gross: $10.21M
35. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller
A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.