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List of All Movies Released in 1961

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List of all movies released in 1961, with film trailers when available. These movies of 1961 are listed alphabetically, but if you're looking for a particular film, you can search for it by using the Filter option below. This list includes some of the best movies of 1961, but since it's a list of all 1961 films there are also some bad movies on here as well. Additional information is also available for these 1961 movies, such as their directors, actors and taglines.

Movies include everything from West Side Story to Breakfast at Tiffany's.

If you're wondering, "What movies came out in 1961?" or "What are the best 1961 films?" then this list will answer your questions.

This is a comprehensive list of movies that premiered in 1961, so the films you see here range from smaller indie pictures to giant blockbusters. If you're a big cinema buff, this list is a great way to find some more obscure films that you may not already know. {#nodes}
  • ...And Suddenly It's Murder!

    ...And Suddenly It's Murder!

    Sylva Koscina, Alberto Sordi


    Directed byMario Camerini

    Crimen is a 1960 Italian whodunit-comedy movie by Mario Camerini. The movie had two remakes:...  more
  • 20,000 Eyes

    20,000 Eyes

    Barbara Parkins, Gene Nelson


    Directed byJack Leewood

    20,000 Eyes is a 1961 film directed by Jack Leewood....
  • A Bomb Was Stolen

    A Bomb Was Stolen

    Florin Piersic, Haralambie Boroș


    Directed byIon Popescu-Gopo

    A Bomb Was Stolen is a 1961 Romanian dialogue-free spy film directed by Ion Popescu-Gopo. It...  more
  • On the Tiger's Back

    On the Tiger's Back

    Nino Manfredi, Mario Adorf


    Directed byLuigi Comencini

    A cavallo della tigre is an Italian film written and directed by Luigi Comencini in 1961. It...  more
  • A City of Cathay

    A City of Cathay

  • A Cold Wind in August

    A Cold Wind in August

    Lola Albright, Joe De Santis


    Directed byAlexander Singer

    A Cold Wind in August is a low-budget independent film directed by Alexander Singer and...  more
  • A Darkness at Noon

    A Darkness at Noon

    Hwang Hae, Hye-jeong Kim


    Directed byBong-rae Lee

  • A Daughter of a Condemned Criminal

    A Daughter of a Condemned Criminal

    Kim Jin-kyu, Jo Mi-ryeong


    Directed byKim Myeong-Je

  • A Day for Lionhearts

    A Day for Lionhearts

    Tomas Milian, Renato Salvatori


    Directed byNanni Loy

    Un giorno da leoni is a 1961 Italian war - drama film directed by Nanni Loy. The film...  more
  • A Difficult Life

    A Difficult Life

    Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano


    Directed byDino Risi

    A Difficult Life is a Commedia all'italiana or Italian-style comedy film directed by Dino Risi...  more
  • A Fever in the Blood

    A Fever in the Blood

    Angie Dickinson, Carroll O'Connor


    Directed byVincent Sherman

    A Fever in the Blood is a film directed by Vincent Sherman released on January 28, 1961....  more
  • A French Mistress

    A French Mistress

    Michael Crawford, James Robertson Justice


    Directed byJohn Boulting, Roy Boulting

    A French Mistress is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Roy Boulting and starring Cecil...  more
  • A Gang of Robbers

    A Gang of Robbers

    Choi Eun-hee, Choi Moo-ryong


    Directed byYoo Sim-Pyeong

  • A Good Man, a Good Day

    A Good Man, a Good Day

    Chishū Ryū, Nobuko Otowa


    Directed byMinoru Shibuya

    "The university professor Ozeki Hitoshi is considered by those around him to be an eccentric....
  • A Korean Tragedy

    A Korean Tragedy

    Choi Eun-hee, Heo Jang-kang


    Directed byLee Yong-Min

  • A Lamenting Night

    A Lamenting Night

    Choi Moo-ryong, Choi Nam-Hyeon


    Directed byKang Chan-Woo

  • A Majority of One
    A Majority of One is a play by Leonard Spigelgass. The 1959-60 Broadway production was...  more
  • A Majority of One

    A Majority of One

    Alec Guinness, Rosalind Russell


    Directed byMervyn LeRoy

    A Majority of One is a 1961 comedy film written by Leonard Spigelgass and directed by Mervyn...  more
  • A Man in Our House

    A Man in Our House

    Omar Sharif, Hassan Youssef


    Directed byHenry Barakat

    A Man in Our House is a 1961 Drama film directed by Henry Barakat....
  • A Miser

    A Miser

    Kim Jin-kyu, Kim Seung-ho


    Directed byPark Seong-Bok

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Behind Closed Doors

    A porte chiuse is a 1961 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi....  more
  • A Question of Suspense

    A Question of Suspense

    A Question of Suspense is a 1961 crime drama film directed by Max Varnel....
  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    Sidney Poitier, Louis Gossett


    Directed byDaniel Petrie

    A Raisin in the Sun is a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil,...  more

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  • A Revolutionary Family

    A Revolutionary Family

    A Revolutionary Family is a 1961 Chinese drama film directed by Shui Hua. It was entered into...  more
  • A River Flowing in the Night

    A River Flowing in the Night

    Kim Jin-kyu, Jeong-suk Moon


    Directed byKim Hwa-rang