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In the 1960s, musicals were king. On this list of the greatest 1960s kids movies, you will see a number of enduringly popular musical films, fan-favorite animated movies, as well as the work of legedary directors.


So what are the best 1960s kids movies? You might vote up ‘60s family classic
The Sound of Music. The tale of a singing family on the run from the Germans during WWII, this film features numerous songs that have transcended their place on the soundtrack and become American pop culture mainstays. In The Jungle Book, animation and music collide for an unforgettable coming-of-age tale, featuring eight original songs composed just for the movie. Also in the realm of animation, The Pink Panther starring the legendary Peter Sellers appears on this list, as well.


Although more obscure than some other films on this list of the top 1960s kids movies,
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is worth a watch. The film was directed by Michael Curtiz, who won an Oscar for directing Casablanca. Who knew! Vote up the best '60s kids movies below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
One Hundred and One Dalmatians Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charli... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Lisa DeFaria, Christopher Shea, Bill Melendez

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies

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Doctor Dolittle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Doctor Dolittle Richard Attenborough, Norm Macdonald, Rex Harrison

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Frosty the Snowman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Frosty the Snowman June Foray, Paul Frees, Billy De Wolfe

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A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
A Charlie Brown Christmas Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins, Geoffrey Ornstein

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The Pink Panther is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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Swiss Family Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Swiss Family Robinson John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Tommy Kirk

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
A Boy Named Charlie Brown Bill Melendez, Pamelyn Ferdin, Christopher DeFaria

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The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Sword in the Stone Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Peter Pan Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Lynn Fontanne

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Pollyanna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Pollyanna Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, Hayley Mills

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The Little Drummer Boy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies

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Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Yours, Mine and Ours Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Morgan Brittany

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Born Free is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Born Free Geoffrey Keen, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna

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The Incredible Journey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Incredible Journey Rex Allen, Jan Rubeš, John Drainie

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The Ugly Dachshund is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Ugly Dachshund Suzanne Pleshette, Dean Jones, Paul Frees

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The Moon-Spinners is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Moon-Spinners Eli Wallach, Hayley Mills, John Le Mesurier

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The Music Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Music Man Ron Howard, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett

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The Love Bug is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Love Bug Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee

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Jason and the Argonauts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Jason and the Argonauts Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack

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The Absent-Minded Professor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Absent-Minded Professor Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees

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Summer Magic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Summer Magic Burl Ives, Hayley Mills, Dorothy McGuire

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The Adventures of Huckleberry ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Buster Keaton, Archie Moore, Tony Randall

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worl... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
RobLein added It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton

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The Happiest Millionaire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Happiest Millionaire Greer Garson, Lesley Ann Warren, Fred MacMurray

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Those Magnificent Men in their... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Vigantas Vebra added Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Benny Hill, Red Skelton, Sarah Miles

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In Search of the Castaways is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
In Search of the Castaways George Sanders, Hayley Mills, Wilfrid Brambell

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The Wonderful World of the Bro... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux, Buddy Hackett

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Cat Ballou is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
RobLein added Cat Ballou Jane Fonda, Nat King Cole, Lee Marvin

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Asterix the Gaul is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Asterix the Gaul Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Maurice Chevit

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The Three Worlds of Gulliver is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Three Worlds of Gulliver Joan Hickson, Kerwin Mathews, Grégoire Aslan

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Son of Flubber is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
RobLein added Son of Flubber Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde, Keenan Wynn

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The Man Called Flintstone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Man Called Flintstone Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman, June Foray

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Mad Monster Party? is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Mad Monster Party? Boris Karloff, Phyllis Diller, Ethel Ennis

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Jack the Giant Killer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Jack the Giant Killer Anna Lee, Kerwin Mathews, Torin Thatcher

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Mysterious Island is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Mysterious Island Herbert Lom, Joan Greenwood, Nigel Green - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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With Six You Get Eggroll is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
RobLein added With Six You Get Eggroll Doris Day, George Carlin, Barbara Hershey

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Dear Brigitte is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Dear Brigitte Brigitte Bardot, James Stewart, Fabian

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The Mouse on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Mouse on the Moon Frankie Howerd, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Cribbins

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The Christmas That Almost Wasn... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
The Christmas That Almost Wasn't Rossano Brazzi, Mischa Auer, Valentino Macchi

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Thunderbirds Are Go is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Thunderbirds Are Go Cliff Richard, Bob Monkhouse, Bud Tingwell

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More Than a Miracle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
More Than a Miracle Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Dolores del Río

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Pippi Goes on Board is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best '60s Kids Movies
Pippi Goes on Board Öllegård Wellton, Beppe Wolgers, Hans Clarin