Horror Movies and TV The Best Horror Movies of 1963  

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List of the best 1963 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 1963, 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 is a list that features movies like The Birds and Blood Feast. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1963, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Black Sabbath Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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The Raven Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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Twice-Told Tales Vincent Price, Beverly Garland, Richard Denning

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X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes Don Rickles, Ray Milland, Harold J. Stone

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The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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The Whip and the Flesh Christopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Jacques Herlin

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The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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The Damned Oliver Reed, Shirley Anne Field, Macdonald Carey

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House of the Damned Richard Kiel, Dallas McKennon, Merry Anders

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Diary of a Madman Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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Paranoiac Oliver Reed, Janette Scott, Sheila Burrell

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The Evil of Frankenstein Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont

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Dementia 13 Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luana Anders

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Black Zoo Michael Gough, Jeanne Cooper, Virginia Grey

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The Haunted Palace Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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The Sadist Arch Hall, Jr., Helen Hovey

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The Terror Jack Nicholson, Boris Karloff, Dick Miller

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Atom Age Vampire Sergio Fantoni, Ivo Garrani, Andrea Scotti

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Four Nights of the Full Moon Gene Tierney, Dan Dailey, Perla Cristal

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Strangler of Blackmoor Castle Karin Dor, Rudolf Fernau

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The Slime People Les Tremayne, Robert Hutton, Susan Hart

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The Comedy of Terrors Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre

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Silent Playground

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The Curse of the Crying Woman Julissa, Enrique Lucero, Carlos López Moctezuma

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Neutron Vs The Amazing Dr. Car... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1963
Neutron Vs The Amazing Dr. Caronte Claudio Brook, Jack Taylor, Armando Silvestre

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Terrified Denver Pyle, Barbara Luddy, Rod Lauren

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La Cabeza viviente Eric del Castillo, Abel Salazar, Germán Robles

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Blancheville Monster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1963
Blancheville Monster Irán Eory, Helga Liné, Gérard Tichy

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Shikari Madan Puri, Helen, Ajit Khan

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Matango Hideyo Amamoto, Kumi Mizuno, Kenji Sahara

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The Day Mars Invaded Earth Marie Windsor, Kent Taylor

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Monstrosity Frank Gerstle, Marjorie Eaton, Judy Bamber

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The Crawling Hand Alan Hale, Jr., Allison Hayes

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Bridegroom from the Grave Park No-sik, Do Kum-bong, Ae-ran Jeong

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Ring of Terror is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1963
Ring of Terror George E. Mather, Esther Furst

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Blood Feast Connie Mason, William Kerwin, Scott H. Hall

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At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul José Mojica Marins, Graveto, Genésio de Carvalho

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Violent Midnight Dick Van Patten, Shepperd Strudwick, James Farentino

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The Maniac Kerwin Mathews, Donald Houston, Nadia Gray

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The Kiss of the Vampire Dolly Read, Edward de Souza, Clifford Evans