Graveyard Shift The Best '60s Horror Movies  

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List Rules Horror movies released in the 1960s.

LSD, Woodstock, JFK, MLK, The Beatles, and the moon landing - the 1960s were quite a decade, and saw the release of some of the most iconic horror films of all time. The best '60s horror movies are among the greatest classic horror movies of all time, the ones we go back to re-watch again and again. What were the best horror films of the 1960s? Whether you’re in the mood for more of a realistic thriller, a gory shockfest, or a movie that was based on true historic events, there’s sure to be a horror movie on this list that will satisfy your needs and get you good and scared.

This list has the best horror movies of the 1960s, including: The Little Shop of Horrors, Psycho, Night of the Living Dead, and Peeping Tom.

Vote up your favorite 60s horror film or add one you love that isn't already on the list.
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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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Night of the Living Dead George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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JoeVigil added The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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The Pit and the Pendulum Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, Charles Victor

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Dracula: Prince of Darkness Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir

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Village of the Damned George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn

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House of Usher Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

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dee123 added Black Sabbath Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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dee123 added The Masque of the Red Death Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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Carnival of Souls Reza Badiyi, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss

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dee123 added Repulsion Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski, Ian Hendry

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The Innocents Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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26 11
Peeping Tom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
Peeping Tom Anna Massey, Michael Powell, Pamela Green

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dee123 added The Raven Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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The Brides of Dracula Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies
The Last Man on Earth Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

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dee123 added Witchfinder General Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

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Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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dee123 added The Fearless Vampire Killers Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Alfie Bass

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dee123 added The Gorgon Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton

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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Rupert Davies

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The Tomb of Ligeia Vincent Price, Frank Thornton, Derek Francis

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The Devil Rides Out Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington, Patrick Mower

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13 Ghosts Margaret Hamilton, Alexandra Bastedo, Martin Milner

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dee123 added The Haunted Palace Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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Children of the Damned George Sanders, Ian Hendry, Barbara Shelley

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Eyes Without a Face Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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The Little Shop of Horrors Jack Nicholson, Dick Miller, Mel Welles

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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland, Peter Cushing

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dee123 added Kill, Baby, Kill Erika Blanc, Piero Lulli, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart

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dee123 added I Saw What You Did Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson

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The Day of the Triffids Howard Keel, Carole Ann Ford, Mervyn Johns

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dee123 added Diary of a Madman Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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dee123 added Blood and Black Lace Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Franco Ressel

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Spirits of the Dead Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones

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The Premature Burial Ray Milland, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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dee123 added The Whip and the Flesh Christopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Jacques Herlin

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

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

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It! Roddy McDowall, Paul Maxwell, Jill Haworth

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Torture Garden Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Peter Cushing

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Lord of the Flies Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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dee123 added Taste of Fear Christopher Lee, Susan Strasberg, Ann Todd

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Corruption Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, David Lodge

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Paranoiac Oliver Reed, Janette Scott, Sheila Burrell