film The Best Movies of 1963

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List of the best movies of 1963, with movie trailers when available. With President Kennedy being assassinated in 1963, many Americans turned to movies to take their mind off of the tragedy. These top movies of 1963 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres - from The Birds to Cleopatra - but each film was released in 1963. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1963 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1963 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

List ranges from The Great Escape to It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1963?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1963?"

1963 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1963. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1963 aren't just one persons opinion.

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The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren Suzanne Pleshette

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Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Martin Landau

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The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1963
The Great Escape Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough James Garner

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The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale David Niven

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From Russia with Love Sean Connery, Robert Shaw Daniela Bianchi

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Hud Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers Patricia Neal

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The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell Julie Harris

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy Buster Keaton

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The Sword in the Stone Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot Norman Alden

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The Silence Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom Birger Malmsten

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Black Sabbath Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier Rika Diallina

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Jason and the Argonauts Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton Nancy Kovack

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McLintock! John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara Stefanie Powers

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Love with the Proper Stranger Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen Richard Mulligan

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The Leopard Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster Alain Delon

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The Raven Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price Boris Karloff

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55 Days at Peking Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner David Niven

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The Courtship of Eddie's Father Ron Howard, Stella Stevens Shirley Jones

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Spencer's Mountain Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda Veronica Cartwright

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Contempt Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance Jean-Luc Godard

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Winter Light Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin Allan Edwall

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The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins Romy Schneider

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Lilies of the Field Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson Lilia Skala

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Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni Barbara Steele

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Charade Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant James Coburn

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The Terror Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff Dick Miller

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Move Over, Darling Doris Day, James Garner Don Knotts

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The Nutty Professor Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens Henry Gibson

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The Incredible Journey Rex Allen, Jan Rubeš John Drainie

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The Mouse on the Moon Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier Bernard Cribbins

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni Armando Trovajoli

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Tom Jones Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave Susannah York

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Irma la Douce Shirley MacLaine, James Caan Jack Lemmon

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High and Low Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura Tatsuya Nakadai

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Beach Party Vincent Price, Annette Funicello Yvette Vickers

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Son of Flubber Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde Keenan Wynn

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Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? Carol Burnett, Dean Martin Elizabeth Montgomery

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A New Kind of Love Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman Eva Gabor

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Wives and Lovers Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters Van Johnson

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The Evil of Frankenstein Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe Duncan Lamont

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Who's Minding the Store? Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John Agnes Moorehead

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The Prize Paul Newman, Britt Ekland Elke Sommer

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The Servant Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter Sarah Miles

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The Thrill of It All Doris Day, James Garner ZaSu Pitts

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How the West Was Won is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1963
How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart Debbie Reynolds

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America America Lou Antonio, John Marley Frank Wolff

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The Cardinal Burgess Meredith, John Huston Romy Schneider

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The Comedy of Terrors Vincent Price, Boris Karloff Peter Lorre

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The V.I.P.s Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith Orson Welles

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Dementia 13 Patrick Magee, William Campbell Luana Anders