The Best Horror Movies of 1960 

Updated September 22, 2019 155 votes 40 voters 36 items

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
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1960), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins
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Dir. by Wolf Rilla (1960), starring George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn
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Dir. by Roger Corman (1960), starring Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey
Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Dir. by Michael Powell (1960), starring Anna Massey, Michael Powell, Pamela Green
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Dir. by Mario Bava (1960), starring Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici
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Dir. by Terence Fisher (1960), starring Christopher Lee, Oliver Reed, David Kossoff
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Dir. by Roger Vadim (1960), starring Mel Ferrer, Elsa Martinelli, Marc Allégret
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Mill of the Stone Women ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Mill of the Stone Women Dir. by Giorgio Ferroni (1960), starring Wolfgang Preiss, Pierre Brice, Scilla Gabel
Christopher Lee: Darknes... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1960
Christopher Lee: Darkness Tolls
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Dir. by John Llewellyn Moxey (1960), starring Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson
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Dir. by Terence Fisher (1960), starring Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson
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Dir. by Georges Franju (1960), starring Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob
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Dir. by William Castle (1960), starring Margaret Hamilton, Alexandra Bastedo, Martin Milner
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Dir. by Gilberto Martínez Solares (1960), starring Lon Chaney, Jr., Germán Valdés
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Dir. by Roger Corman, Bernard L. Kowalski (1960), starring Dick Miller, Susan Cabot
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Dir. by Kim Ki-young (1960), starring Kim Jin-kyu, Ahn Sung-ki, Um Aing-ran
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The Hand Dir. by Henry Cass (1960), starring Derek Bond, Bryan Coleman, Reginald Hearne
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The Tell-Tale Heart Dir. by Ernest Morris (1960), starring Adrienne Corri, Dermot Walsh, Laurence Payne
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Dir. by John Gilling (1960), starring Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, Billie Whitelaw
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My Friend, Dr. Jekyll Dir. by Marino Girolami (1960), starring Abbe Lane
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Dir. by Bert I. Gordon (1960), starring Richard Carlson, Lillian Adams, Larissa Wilson
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Dir. by Edmond T. Gréville (1960), starring Christopher Lee, Mel Ferrer, Felix Aylmer
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Dir. by Li Han-hsiang (1960), starring Kun Li, Betty Loh Ti, Chih-Ching Yang
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The Curse of Nostradamus Dir. by Federico Curiel (1960), starring Jack Taylor, Julio Alemán, Manuel Dondé
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Dir. by Piero Regnoli (1960), starring Alfredo Rizzo, Walter Brandi, Lyla Rocco