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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    The Silence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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    The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    Hud is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal

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    From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi

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    The Leopard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon

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    Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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    Jason and the Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack

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    The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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    The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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    Contempt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Jean-Luc Godard

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    Love with the Proper Stranger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Richard Mulligan

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    The Raven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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    Winter Light is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall

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    The Trial is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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    Who's Minding the Store? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead

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    The Prize is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Paul Newman, Britt Ekland, Elke Sommer

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    The Servant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter, Sarah Miles

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    The Incredible Journey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Rex Allen, Jan Rubeš, John Drainie

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    The Cardinal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Burgess Meredith, John Huston, Romy Schneider

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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worl... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton

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    8½ is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

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    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Armando Trovajoli

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    The V.I.P.s is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles

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    Dementia 13 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luana Anders

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    A Child Is Waiting is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster, John Cassavetes

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    Diary of a Madman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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    Paranoiac is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Oliver Reed, Janette Scott, Sheila Burrell

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    Wives and Lovers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson

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    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Carol Burnett, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery

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    A New Kind of Love is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman, Eva Gabor

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    High and Low is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai

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    Charade is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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    Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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    McLintock! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

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    The List of Adrian Messenger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson

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    55 Days at Peking is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    The Terror is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Dick Miller

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    The Courtship of Eddie's Fathe... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Ron Howard, Stella Stevens, Shirley Jones

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    Billy Liar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay, Leonard Rossiter

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    Ivan's Childhood is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Andrei Konchalovsky, Nikolai Burlyayev, Yevgeni Zharikov

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    Toys in the Attic is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Dean Martin, Gene Tierney, Wendy Hiller

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    Donovan's Reef is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Cesar Romero

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    America America is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Lou Antonio, John Marley, Frank Wolff

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    The Mouse on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins

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    Spencer's Mountain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda, Veronica Cartwright

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    Lilies of the Field is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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