The best movies from the years 1960

List of the 10 best movies of the decade 1960, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Throne of Blood (Kumonosu-jo)
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Throne of Blood (Kumonosu-jo)

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ikio and Washizu are the commanders of the 1st and 2nd Fortress under a local lord, who reigns in the Spiders' Web Castle. After defeating the lord's enemies in battle, they visit the fortress. Washizu, driven by his wife, conspires and murders the lord, becoming lord of the castle. But his evil deeds come back to haunt him.

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Woman in the Dunes (Suna no onna)
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Woman in the Dunes (Suna no onna)

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umpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a poor seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects. As it is late in the day and as he has missed the last bus back to the city, some of the local villagers suggest that he spend the night there, they offering to find him a place to stay.

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High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku)
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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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Persona
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Persona

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young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a seemingly sympathetic Elisabeth and finds that her own personality is being submerged into Elisabeth's persona.

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2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001: A Space Odyssey

H

umanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

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Hiroshima Mon Amour (Hiroshima mon amour)
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Hiroshima Mon Amour (Hiroshima mon amour)

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French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

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Yojimbo (Yojinbo)
4

Yojimbo (Yojinbo)

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he incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa’s visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone and Walter Hill, this exhilarating genre-twister remains one of the most influential and entertaining films of all time.

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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n insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director Stanley Kubrick starring Peter Sellers.

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Once Upon a Time in the West
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Once Upon a Time in the West

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his classic western masterpiece is an epic film about a widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

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hile the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.

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