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List Rules Vote up your favorite monster films that were released in the 1960s.

The ‘60s may have been about free love, burning bras and dodging the draft, but for a whole lot of people it was about sitting in the dark watching some of the most creative monsters in history. On this list of the best 60s monster movies, you’ll find the film that started another genre completely – zombies! George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead wasn't just one of the best monster movies from the 1960s, but one of the most iconic and influential movies of all time.
 

The ‘60s also saw the continuation of the Godzilla brand, on this list of 60s monster films you’ll find King Kong vs. Godzilla, Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster, Son of Godzilla and Godzilla’s Revenge. And don’t miss two comedic takes on the genre, Roman Polanski’s The Fearless Vampire Killers and the animated Mad Monster Party
 

Enjoy this list of great monster movies from the '60s, vote up your favorites, and feel free to add any of your favorites that might be missing.

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King Kong vs. Godzilla Mie Hama, Akiko Wakabayashi, Akihiko Hirata

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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster Takashi Shimura, Akiko Wakabayashi, Akihiko Hirata

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Black Sunday Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici

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Son of Godzilla Akihiko Hirata, Haruo Nakajima, Kenji Sahara

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Mothra Takashi Shimura, Kyōko Kagawa, Akihiko Hirata

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

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Destroy All Monsters Haruo Nakajima, Kenji Sahara, Akira Kubo

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The Last Man on Earth Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The War of the Gargantuas Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno, Nobuo Nakamura

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

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King Kong Escapes Paul Frees, Mie Hama, Hideyo Amamoto

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Gorgo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 60s Monster Movies
Gorgo Bill Travers, Martin Benson, Basil Dignam

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Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster Hideyo Amamoto, Akihiko Hirata, Kumi Mizuno

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Mad Monster Party? Boris Karloff, Phyllis Diller, Ethel Ennis

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The Curse of the Werewolf Oliver Reed, Peter Sallis, Warren Mitchell

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The Gorgon Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton

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

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

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The Astro-Zombies John Carradine, Tura Satana, Rafael Campos

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The City of the Dead Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson

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

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Dinosaurus! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 60s Monster Movies
Dinosaurus! Gregg Martell, James Logan, Alan Roberts

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The Plague of the Zombies Jacqueline Pearce, André Morell, Michael Ripper