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List Rules Horror movies released in the 1960s.

LSD, Woodstock, JFK, MLK, The Beatles, and the moon landing - the 1960s were quite a decade, and saw the release of some of the most iconic horror films of all time. The best '60s horror movies are among the greatest classic horror movies of all time, the ones we go back to re-watch again and again. What were the best horror films of the 1960s? Whether you’re in the mood for more of a realistic thriller, a gory shockfest, or a movie that was based on true historic events, there’s sure to be a horror movie on this list that will satisfy your needs and get you good and scared.
 
This list has the best horror movies of the 1960s, including: The Little Shop of Horrors, Psycho, Night of the Living Dead, and Peeping Tom.

Vote up your favorite 60s horror film or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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The Pit and the Pendulum Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, Charles Victor

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Dracula: Prince of Darkness Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir

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Village of the Damned George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn

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House of Usher Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

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The Masque of the Red Death Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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Black Sabbath Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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Carnival of Souls Reza Badiyi, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss

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The Brides of Dracula Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson

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Repulsion Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski, Ian Hendry

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The Innocents Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
Peeping Tom Anna Massey, Michael Powell, Pamela Green

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Witchfinder General Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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The Raven Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
The Last Man on Earth Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Rupert Davies

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The Fearless Vampire Killers Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Alfie Bass

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Children of the Damned George Sanders, Ian Hendry, Barbara Shelley

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The Devil Rides Out Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington, Patrick Mower

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13 Ghosts Margaret Hamilton, Alexandra Bastedo, Martin Milner

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The Gorgon Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton

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The Tomb of Ligeia Vincent Price, Frank Thornton, Derek Francis

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The Haunted Palace Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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Eyes Without a Face Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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Diary of a Madman Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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Blood and Black Lace Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Franco Ressel

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Spirits of the Dead Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

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I Saw What You Did Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson

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The Little Shop of Horrors Jack Nicholson, Dick Miller, Mel Welles

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The Day of the Triffids Howard Keel, Carole Ann Ford, Mervyn Johns

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Kill, Baby, Kill Erika Blanc, Piero Lulli, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart

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It! Roddy McDowall, Paul Maxwell, Jill Haworth

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The Whip and the Flesh Christopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Jacques Herlin

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones

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Lord of the Flies Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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Taste of Fear Christopher Lee, Susan Strasberg, Ann Todd

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The Premature Burial Ray Milland, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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Torture Garden Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Peter Cushing

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Night of the Eagle Kathleen Byron, Peter Wyngarde, Colin Gordon

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Corruption Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, David Lodge

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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland, Peter Cushing

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The Evil of Frankenstein Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont

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The Comedy of Terrors Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre