The Best Movies of 1963 Films

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, 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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    Hud

    Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal

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    The Silence

    Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

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    The Haunting

    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    The Leopard

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon

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    Contempt

    Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Jean-Luc Godard

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    Cleopatra

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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    From Russia with Love

    Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi

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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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    Charade

    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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    8½

    Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

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    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Armando Trovajoli

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    High and Low

    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai

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    Winter Light

    Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall

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    Love with the Proper Stranger

    Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Richard Mulligan

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    Tom Jones

    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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    The Raven

    Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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    The Trial

    Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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    Dementia 13

    Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luana Anders

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    Who's Minding the Store?

    Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead

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    The Servant

    Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter, Sarah Miles

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    A Child Is Waiting

    Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster, John Cassavetes

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    The Prize

    Paul Newman, Britt Ekland, Elke Sommer

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    Donovan's Reef

    John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Cesar Romero

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    The Cardinal

    Burgess Meredith, John Huston, Romy Schneider

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    America America

    Lou Antonio, John Marley, Frank Wolff

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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

    Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton

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    The Pink Panther

    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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    The Sword in the Stone

    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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    The V.I.P.s

    Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles

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    The Courtship of Eddie's Father

    Ron Howard, Stella Stevens, Shirley Jones

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    55 Days at Peking

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    The Terror

    Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Dick Miller

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    Ivan's Childhood

    Andrei Konchalovsky, Nikolai Burlyayev, Yevgeni Zharikov

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    Spencer's Mountain

    Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda, Veronica Cartwright

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    Lilies of the Field

    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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    McLintock!

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

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    The List of Adrian Messenger

    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    The Nutty Professor

    Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson

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    Move Over, Darling

    Doris Day, James Garner, Don Knotts

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    The Kiss of the Vampire

    Dolly Read, Edward de Souza, Clifford Evans

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    Nine Hours to Rama

    José Ferrer, Achala Sachdev, Horst Buchholz

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    The Haunted Palace

    Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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    Billy Liar

    Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay, Leonard Rossiter

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    Captain Newman, M.D.

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis

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    Operation Bikini

    William Shatner, Frankie Avalon, Jim Backus

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    Toys in the Attic

    Dean Martin, Gene Tierney, Wendy Hiller

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    Papa's Delicate Condition

    Jackie Gleason, Murray Hamilton, Charlie Ruggles

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