Feature Film Released between 1961-01-01 and 1961-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. West Side Story (1961)
MG6 | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 84,892 | Gross: $43.66M
2. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
AL | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
3. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
AL | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Votes: 132,906 | Gross: $144.88M
5. Babes in Toyland (1961)
106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,930 | Gross: $10.22M
10. The Comancheros (1961)
107 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves known as Comancheros.
11. The Guns of Navarone (1961)
12 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
Votes: 41,004 | Gross: $28.90M
12. Posse from Hell (1961)
88 min | Western
Banner Cole is a tough sheriff's deputy who forms a small posse to go after 4 death cell escapees who killed the sheriff , along with 3 other men, and kidnapped a woman with rape in mind.
13. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
6 | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 15,664 | Gross: $8.72M
14. Als in een donkere spiegel (1961)
89 min | Drama
Recently released from a mental hospital; Karin rejoins her emotionally disconnected family and their island home, only to slip from reality as she begins to believe she is being visited by God.
15. Het Mysterie van de Dodende Slinger (1961)
18 | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor.
Votes: 10,894 | Gross: $2.00M
16. El Cid (1961)
12 | 182 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors.
Votes: 11,406 | Gross: $26.62M
19. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
136 min | Comedy, Drama
A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.
23. Une femme est une femme (1961)
16 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests that his best friend impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts.
Votes: 12,822 | Gross: $0.10M
25. L'année dernière à Marienbad (1961)
12 | 94 min | Drama, Mystery
In a strange and isolated chateau, a man becomes acquainted with a woman and insists that they have met before.
Votes: 17,307 | Gross: $0.14M
26. Blue Hawaii (1961)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Musical
After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates defies his parents' wishes for him to work at the family business and instead goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend's agency.
Votes: 4,723 | Gross: $10.44M
27. Reptilicus (1961)
92 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.
29. Mr. Sardonicus (1961)
89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A search for a winning lottery ticket in his dead father's grave causes Sardonicus' face to freeze in a horrible grimace, until he forces a doctor to treat his affliction--with even more ... See full summary »
31. Divorzio all'italiana (1961)
6 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
33. Een pyjama voor Twee (1961)
AL | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented, while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor.
Votes: 5,944 | Gross: $16.94M
35. Mysterious Island (1961)
12 | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
During the Civil War a group of Union soldiers and two Confederates escape the stockade using a hot air balloon and end up on a strange Pacific island.
36. Il colosso di Rodi (1961)
127 min | Adventure, Drama, History
While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents.
37. Barabbas (1961)
137 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.
38. Flower Drum Song (1961)
133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.
Votes: 2,124 | Gross: $10.90M
39. Homicidal (1961)
88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California.
41. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
103 min | Drama, Romance
An aging actress travels to Rome with her husband; after he suddenly dies during the flight, she begins a passionate affair with a young gigolo.
42. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
12 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
44. The Last Sunset (1961)
112 min | Drama, Romance, Western
At a Mexican ranch, fugitive O'Malley and pursuing Sheriff Stribling agree to help rancher Breckenridge drive his herd into Texas where Stribling could legally arrest O'Malley, but Breckenridge's wife complicates things.
Votes: 2,380 | Gross: $6.54M
47. Murder She Said (1961)
AL | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found.
48. Katok i skripka (1961)
46 min | Drama
Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally ... See full summary »
49. Two Rode Together (1961)
109 min | Western
A corrupt marshal is pressured by his army friend into negotiating the release of white captives of the Comanches, but finds that their reintegration into society has its consequences.
50. Taste of Fear (1961)
81 min | Horror, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound young woman returns to her father's estate after ten years, and although she's told he's away, she keeps seeing his dead body on the estate.