Tag: 1960

The Story of Ruth (1960) 6.7

The Story of Ruth (1960)

Inspired by the tale from Hebrew scriptures and the Christian Bible, the Moabitess child Ruth is sold to the temple of Chemosh. Years pass and she serves as a priestess to the idol. While arranging a temple ritual, she e...

The Risk (1960) 6.2

The Risk (1960)

A government team researching cures for plague find their results put on the Official Secrets list. One of their number is so incensed by this that he lets the maimed and jealous companion of a female colleague draw him ...

Son of Samson (1960) 5.3

Son of Samson (1960)

During the Persian rule over Egypt (circa 525-480 B.C.), the young prince Kenamon uses to wander about, and mixing with the poor people. Once, he finds himself in a life threatening situation, and is saved by a strong ma...

Inspector Palmu’s Mistake (1960) 7.9

Inspector Palmu’s Mistake (1960)

A closed room mystery begins when an infamous tycoon is found dead in his bath tub. The famous police lieutenant Palmu is summoned to investigate.::Anonymous...

Sweet Deceptions (1960) 6.9

Sweet Deceptions (1960)

Francesca, a 17-year old school girl, has a vivid dream of making love to Enrico, a 37-year old divorced architect and family friend. She turns her dream into reality by meeting Enrico during a regular school day.::felli...

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960) 6.5

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kate, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kate settles into suburban life, Larry continues to enjoy the theat...

Hell to Eternity (1960) 7

Hell to Eternity (1960)

True life story of Guy Gabaldon, a Los Angeles Hispanic boy raised in the 1930s by a Japanese-American foster family. Later, during the war, as his foster parents are interned at a camp for Japanese Americans, Gabaldon's...

Rocco and His Brothers (1960) 8.3

Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son, Vincenzo, already lives in Milano. In the beginning, the family has a lot of problems, but everyone manages to find som...

Sergeant Rutledge (1960) 7.4

Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. The story begins in a courtroom and it is told through flashbacks. This is a story of how a bl...

Bonchi (1960) 7.3

Bonchi (1960)

Kikuji is the scion of an Osaka merchant family whose traditional power is matrilineal. Instructed by his overbearing mother and grandmother to give them an heiress for the family business, he stands by helplessly as his...

The Magnificent Seven (1960) 7.7

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

A bandit terrorizes a small Mexican farming village each year. Several of the village elders send three of the farmers into the United States to search for gunmen to defend them. They end up with seven, each of whom come...

Portrait in Black (1960) 6.5

Portrait in Black (1960)

Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn are lovers who murder Lana's cruel, but wealthy husband, played by Lloyd Nolan. Since Quinn is her husband's physician, the murder is easily committed, but blackmail, guilt and suspicion are...

The Nudist Story (1960) 5.6

The Nudist Story (1960)

A somewhat prudish young lady inherits a nudist camp. She wants to shut it down, but is persuaded by its members to give the place a look before she takes any action. She agrees, and while touring the camp finds herself ...

Wild River (1960) 7.6

Wild River (1960)

A young field administrator for the TVA comes to rural Tennessee to oversee the building of a dam on the Tennessee River. He encounters opposition from the local people, in particular a farmer who objects to his employme...

Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (1960) 6.4

Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak (1960)

Two young people, Walter and Charlotte, are walking through a small village in Switzerland a snowy winter day. Walter introduces Charlotte to Clara, hoping to make Charlotte jealous. After saying good-bye to Clara, Walte...

The Naked Island (1960) 8.2

The Naked Island (1960)

Deals with the intolerably hard life of a family of four, the only inhabitants of a very small Japanese island in the Setonaikai archipelago. Several times a day they row over to the neighboring island to fetch water for...

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960) 8.1

Skeleton of Mrs. Morales (1960)

Bizarre movie about a sexually repressed taxidermist who finds solace in his job while his frigid and deformed wife psychologically tortures him because of his devotion to stuffed animals....

Everything Goes Wrong (1960) 6.9

Everything Goes Wrong (1960)

The young rebel Jiro has to deal with an environment of crime and prostitution, and the impact of its choices on personal relationships: one with his mother, with the lover of the latter and with a girl in love with him....

Spring Dreams (1960) 6.9

Spring Dreams (1960)

An elderly sweet potato vendor collapses in the home of a self-absorbed wealthy family. He must be allowed to remain there while he recovers, and a screwball comedy of manners ensues. A host of family and visitors comes ...

Dry Lake (1960) 6.9

Dry Lake (1960)

An alienated young man flirts with extremism during a major student protest.::Anonymous...

Take Aim at the Police Van (1960) 6.7

Take Aim at the Police Van (1960)

A sharpshooter kills two prisoners in a police van at night. The guard on the van is suspended for six months; he's Tamon, an upright, modest man. He begins his own investigation into the murders. Who were the victims, w...

Intimidation (1960) 7.2

Intimidation (1960)

A bank manager is blackmailed into robbing his own bank.::Anonymous...

Jigoku (1960) 6.8

Jigoku (1960)

A graduate-school student has a friend who is pure evil. His friend and he are out driving one night when they hit a drunkard and the friend leaves the accident victim to die. The student's life then goes downhill from t...

Le Trou (1960) 8.5

Le Trou (1960)

Just as four cell-mates are about to launch their elaborate escape from a tiny cell, a detainee from a cell-block under repair is transferred in. The four all face certain conviction and long sentences. Does the young ne...

The Old Guard (1960) 6.8

The Old Guard (1960)

Three old chums who are number ones in the business of practical jokes decide to leave their village from Vendée in France in order to go and live in a old people's nursing home. Pested off and unable to stand their joke...

Horrors of Spider Island (1960) 2.5

Horrors of Spider Island (1960)

En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider ...

One Foot in Hell (1960) 6.2

One Foot in Hell (1960)

Mitch Barrett becomes embittered because his wife is allowed to die when he can't pay for the medicine she needs. The remorseful townspeople hire Mitch to be a deputy sheriff, thereby enabling him to plot an elaborate ba...

Prefabricated Houses (1960) 5.3

Prefabricated Houses (1960)

Views of old Prague and its tenement buildings, symbolizing the obsolete past, alternate with shots of construction sites for new prefabricated apartment buildings....

America as Seen by a Frenchman (1960) 7

America as Seen by a Frenchman (1960)

Satirical documentary, shot in all parts of the US, showing various aspects of American behavior....

Private Property (1960) 6.8

Private Property (1960)

Duke and Boots, two young thugs, hold up a California gas-station owner. Duke, viral and savage, taunts the slower and psychologically-confused Boots because he has never made a sexual conquest. Duke offers to seduce a w...

Purple Noon (1960) 7.8

Purple Noon (1960)

Tom Ripley is sent to Europe by Mr. Greenleaf to fetch his spoiled, playboy son, Philippe, and bring him back home to the States. In return, Tom will receive $5,000. Philippe toys with Tom, pretending he will go back hom...

Seven Ways from Sundown (1960) 7

Seven Ways from Sundown (1960)

Audie Murphy is again the kid who puts on a badge to catch the bad guy, skillfully played by Barry Sullivan. On the way back to town the two develop a curiously close relationship - Sullivan passes up several chances to ...

Satan’s Sword (1960) 6.8

Satan’s Sword (1960)

The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.::Luka Sabljak...

Satan’s Sword II (1960) 6.7

Satan’s Sword II (1960)

Ryunosuke awakens in the forest having no more idea what happened that previous night, as he'd been drunk & hallucinatory. He is surrounded by corpses & can surmise it's his own handiwork.::Luka Sabljak...

The Bad Sleep Well (1960) 8

The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

It is a high-profile wedding: the daughter of Mr Iwabuchi, a wealthy businessman, is marrying Mr Nishi, a car salesman. However, Mr Iwabuchi and other senior members of his company are suspected of corporate malfeasance ...

Sons and Lovers (1960) 7.1

Sons and Lovers (1960)

It's the early twentieth century. The Morel family lives in the coal mining community of Bestwood, England, just outside of Nottingham. There is little connection now between husband and wife, Walter and Gertrude, due to...

Dinosaurus! (1960) 5

Dinosaurus! (1960)

After undersea explosions near a Caribbean island, prehistoric creatures are unleashed on the unsuspecting population. Freed from his watery tomb, as well, is a very friendly Neanderthal man who proceeds to befriend a lo...

Cimarron (1960) 6.4

Cimarron (1960)

The epic saga of a frontier family, Cimarron starts with the Oklahoma Land Rush on 22 April 1889. The Cravet family builds their newspaper Oklahoma Wigwam into a business empire and Yancey Cravet is the adventurer-ideali...

The Great Impostor (1960) 7.1

The Great Impostor (1960)

Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Cana...

Where the Boys Are (1960) 6.7

Where the Boys Are (1960)

Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie are four Midwestern college co-eds who travel to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for their spring vacation and we follow the episodic series of adventures and romance they all get into with so...