8 Iconic Must-Watch Movies From the 1960s

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” redefined the horror genre with shocking twists and intense suspense. The infamous shower scene still sends chills down viewers’ spines.

Psycho (1960)

Pietro Germi illustrated what American cinema lacked with Divorce Italian Style, a ferociously dark comedy about the approaching dissolution of a marriage.

Divorce Italian Style (1961)

David Lean’s epic “Lawrence of Arabia” is a masterpiece of visual splendor. The film narrates the story of T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who united Arab tribes during World War.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

It is impossible to discuss great courtroom dramas without mentioning the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, which does the iconic novel justice.

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove” is a biting satire on Cold War politics. Showcasing Peter Sellers in multiple roles, the film underscores.

Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Austrian Alps, “The Sound of Music” is a beloved musical that has enchanted audiences for decades. 

The Sound of Music (1965)

Most people aren’t familiar with Jack Smight, but he was a director of some of the top cinema stars at the time. He has the ever-adaptable Rod Steiger.

No Way To Treat A Lady (1968)

Even with its greatest mystery revealed to the public, Roman Polanski’s demonic horror masterpiece is still a stunning film. The build-up to that point is still terrifying.

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)