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


    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    Hud is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal

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


    Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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    From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi

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    The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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


    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worl... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton

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


    Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

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    McLintock! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

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


    Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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


    Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon

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


    Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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

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    Rex Allen, Jan Rubeš, John Drainie

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    The Nutty Professor is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    The Courtship of Eddie's Fathe... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Ron Howard, Stella Stevens, Shirley Jones

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


    Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Jean-Luc Godard

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    Winter Light is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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    Spencer's Mountain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda, Veronica Cartwright

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    Who's Minding the Store? is listed (or ranked) 25 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) 26 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Paul Newman, Britt Ekland, Elke Sommer

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


    Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter, Sarah Miles

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    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is listed (or ranked) 28 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) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman, Eva Gabor

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    Wives and Lovers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson

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    Lilies of the Field is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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    America America is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Lou Antonio, John Marley, Frank Wolff

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    8½ is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

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    Charade is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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


    Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Dick Miller

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    Move Over, Darling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Doris Day, James Garner, Don Knotts

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    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 37 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) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles

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


    Burgess Meredith, John Huston, Romy Schneider

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    Dementia 13 is listed (or ranked) 40 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) 41 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) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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


    Oliver Reed, Janette Scott, Sheila Burrell

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    The Mouse on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies of 1963


    Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins

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    Sammy Going South is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Edward G. Robinson, Harry H. Corbett, Constance Cummings

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    Law of the Lawless is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Law of the Lawless Barton MacLane, William Bendix, Dale Robertson

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    All the Way Home is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Jean Simmons, Pat Hingle, Robert Preston

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    Come Blow Your Horn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Jill St. John

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    My Six Loves is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    My Six Loves Debbie Reynolds, Cliff Robertson, Jim Backus

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    Savage Sam is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Brian Keith, Slim Pickens, Marta Kristen

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