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List of the best 1961 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 1961, 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.

This list features The Innocents, The Curse of the Werewolf and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1961, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Innocents is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1961
The Innocents Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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The Pit and the Pendulum Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, Charles Victor - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Curse of the Werewolf Oliver Reed, Peter Sallis, Warren Mitchell

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The Beast of Yucca Flats Tor Johnson, Conrad Brooks, Anthony Cardoza

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The Shadow of the Cat Barbara Shelley, André Morell, Andrew Crawford

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Mothra Takashi Shimura, Kyōko Kagawa, Akihiko Hirata

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The Sinister Urge Joan Fontaine, Kenne Duncan, Reed Howes

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The Dead One Monica Davis, Clyde Kelly, John McKay

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Mr. Sardonicus Oskar Homolka, Guy Rolfe, Vladimir Sokoloff

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Akui ggot Do Kum-bong, Lee Ye-chun, Seon-ae Ko

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The Mask Claudette Nevins, Paul Stevens

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Mother Joan of the Angels Franciszek Pieczka, Lucyna Winnicka, Mieczyslaw Voit

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Atlas in the Land of the Cyclops Fabio Lanzoni, Raffaella Carrà, Gordon Mitchell

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The Devil's Messenger Lon Chaney^! Jr., Ralph Brown, John Crawford

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The Midnight Terror Mohammad Ali Fardin, Vida Ghahremani, Arman

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The Snake Woman Elsie Wagstaff, Arnold Marle, Hugh Moxey

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What a Carve Up! Donald Pleasence, Sid James, Shirley Eaton

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Experiments in Terror is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1961
Experiments in Terror Barbara Hershey, Cesar Romero, Ronald Lacey

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The Anatomist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1961
The Anatomist Alastair Sim, Adrienne Corri, George Cole

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The Curse of the Doll People is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1961
The Curse of the Doll People

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It's a Good Life Cloris Leachman, Bill Mumy, Max Showalter

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Konga Michael Gough, Jack Watson, Austin Trevor - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Brainiac René Cardona, Ariadna Welter, Ofelia Guilmáin

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Homicidal Snub Pollard, Glenn Corbett, James Westerfield

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Reptilicus Dirch Passer, Carl Ottosen, Ann Smyrner

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Santo Contra los Zombis Santo, Armando Silvestre, Jaime Fernández

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Hercules in the Haunted World Christopher Lee, Reg Park, Mino Doro - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Gorgo Bill Travers, Martin Benson, Basil Dignam

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El mundo de los vampiros Mauricio Garcés

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Creature from the Haunted Sea Robert Towne, Betsy Jones-Moreland, Sonia Noemí - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Devil's Hand Gertrude Astor, Neil Hamilton, Linda Christian

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Doctor Blood's Coffin Ian Hunter, Hazel Court, Kieron Moore

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