The best movies from the years 1960 in genre Crime

List of the best movies from the years 1960, in genre Crime. Order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Rocco and His Brothers (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)
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Rocco and His Brothers (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)

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et in Milan, it tells the story of an immigrant family from the South and its disintegration in the society of the industrial North.

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Eyes Without a Face (Les yeux sans visage)
9

Eyes Without a Face (Les yeux sans visage)

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brilliant scientist, Professor Genessier, is guilt-stricken after having disfigured his daughter’s face in a car accident. He has almost perfected the technique of grafting skin tissue and intends to use this science to rebuild his daughter’s damaged face. But he needs a supply of donors to experiment on.

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Wait Until Dark
8

Wait Until Dark

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fter a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to retrieve it. When Hendrix leaves for business, the crooks make their move -- and find his blind wife, Susy, alone in the apartment. Soon, a life-threatening game begins between Susy and the thugs.

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In the Heat of the Night
7

In the Heat of the Night

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n African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

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Bonnie and Clyde
6

Bonnie and Clyde

B

onnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as the New Hollywood.

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Le Samouraï (Le samourai)
5

Le Samouraï (Le samourai)

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itman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.

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The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukallan)
4

The Virgin Spring (Jungfrukallan)

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et in beautiful 14th century Sweden, it is the somber, powerful fable of peasant parents whose daughter, a young virgin, is brutally raped and murdered by goat herders. By a bizarre twist of fate, the murderers ask for food and shelter from the dead girl's parents, who, discovering the truth about their erstwhile lodgers, exact a chilling revenge.

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Cool Hand Luke
3

Cool Hand Luke

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uke Jackson is a cool, gutsy prisoner in a Southern chain gang who, while refusing to buckle under to authority, keeps escaping and being recaptured. Nevertheless, the camp staff actively works to crush Luke until he finally breaks.

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To Kill a Mockingbird
2

To Kill a Mockingbird

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o Kill A Mockingbird is the film adaptation of the classic book by Harper Lee. The film tells the story of a child in a small American town in the 1930’s where color prejudice, racial hatred, and taking the law into your own hands were everyday events. Gregory Peck would receive an Oscar for his excellent portrayal of a single father named Atticus Finch.

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High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku)
1

High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku)

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n executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

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