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The Best Horror Movies of 1960  

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List of the best 1960 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1960, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List features movies like Psycho, Eyes Without a Face, and many more This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1960, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins
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George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn
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Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Anna Massey, Michael Powell, Pamela Green
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Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey
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Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici
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Mel Ferrer, Elsa Martinelli, Marc Allégret
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Christopher Lee, Oliver Reed, David Kossoff
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Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob
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Dick Miller, Susan Cabot
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Mill of the Stone Women is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Mill of the Stone Women Wolfgang Preiss, Pierre Brice, Scilla Gabel
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Christopher Lee: Darkness Toll... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Christopher Lee: Darkness Tolls Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Telly Savalas
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Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson
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Richard Carlson, Lillian Adams, Larissa Wilson
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Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson
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Margaret Hamilton, Alexandra Bastedo, Martin Milner
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Lon Chaney, Jr., Germán Valdés
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Kim Jin-kyu, Ahn Sung-ki, Um Aing-ran
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The Hand Derek Bond, Bryan Coleman, Reginald Hearne
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The Tell-Tale Heart Adrienne Corri, Dermot Walsh, Laurence Payne
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Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Billie Whitelaw
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My Friend, Dr. Jekyll Abbe Lane
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Christopher Lee, Mel Ferrer, Felix Aylmer
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The Stranglers of Bombay Christopher Lee, Guy Rolfe, Jan Holden
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Kun Li, Betty Loh Ti, Chih-Ching Yang
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The Curse of Nostradamus Jack Taylor, Julio Alemán, Manuel Dondé