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

    The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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

    Hud Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal

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

    The Silence Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten

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

    The Great Escape Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    From Russia with Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    From Russia with Love Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniela Bianchi

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

    Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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    The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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

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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

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

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    The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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    Jason and the Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jason and the Argonauts Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack

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

    Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

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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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    The Leopard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    The Leopard Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon

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

    Contempt Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Jean-Luc Godard

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

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    The Incredible Journey Rex Allen, Jan Rubeš, John Drainie

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    High and Low is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    High and Low Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai

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    Charade is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Charade Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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

    Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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

    Winter Light Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Allan Edwall

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    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Armando Trovajoli

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    Love with the Proper Stranger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Natalie Wood, Steve McQueen, Richard Mulligan

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    The Trial is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider

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    The V.I.P.s is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles

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    Dementia 13 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luana Anders

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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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    Donovan's Reef is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Cesar Romero

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    The Servant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Dirk Bogarde, Harold Pinter, Sarah Miles

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    Who's Minding the Store? is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead

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

    America America Lou Antonio, John Marley, Frank Wolff

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

    Burgess Meredith, John Huston, Romy Schneider

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

    McLintock! John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

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

    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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

    Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Henry Gibson

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    The Courtship of Eddie's Fathe... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Ron Howard, Stella Stevens, Shirley Jones

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    55 Days at Peking is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven

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    Ivan's Childhood is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Ivan's Childhood Andrei Konchalovsky, Nikolai Burlyayev, Yevgeni Zharikov

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    A Child Is Waiting is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster, John Cassavetes

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    Spencer's Mountain is listed (or ranked) 39 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) 40 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Sidney Poitier, Ralph Nelson, Lilia Skala

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    Diary of a Madman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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    The Mouse on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

    Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins

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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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    My Six Loves is listed (or ranked) 44 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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    All the Way Home is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Jean Simmons, Pat Hingle, Robert Preston

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    Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Carol Burnett, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery

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    Law of the Lawless is listed (or ranked) 47 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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    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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    Wives and Lovers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    Janet Leigh, Shelley Winters, Van Johnson

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    The Three Lives of Thomasina is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies of 1963

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    The Three Lives of Thomasina Patrick McGoohan, Wilfrid Brambell, Susan Hampshire

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