The Best '60s Horror Movies

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List Criteria: 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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    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Night of the Living Dead 
	is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    The Birds 
	is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Rosemary's Baby 
	is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Dracula: Prince of Darkness 
	is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir

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    What Ever Happened to Baby Jan... 
	is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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    The Haunting 
	is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    The Pit and the Pendulum 
	is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, Charles Victor

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    Village of the Damned 
	is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn

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    The Brides of Dracula 
	is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Freda Jackson

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    Carnival of Souls 
	is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Reza Badiyi, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss

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    Repulsion 
	is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski, Ian Hendry

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    House of Usher 
	is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey

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    Black Sabbath 
	is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Boris Karloff, Michèle Mercier, Rika Diallina

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    The Masque of the Red Death 
	is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Hazel Court

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    Anna Massey, Michael Powell, Pamela Green

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    Dracula Has Risen from the Gra... 
	is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Christopher Lee, Veronica Carlson, Rupert Davies

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    The Innocents 
	is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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    Witchfinder General 
	is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Vincent Price, Wilfrid Brambell, Ian Ogilvy

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    Vincent Price, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho

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    Children of the Damned 
	is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    George Sanders, Ian Hendry, Barbara Shelley

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    The Devil Rides Out 
	is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Christopher Lee, Paul Eddington, Patrick Mower

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    The Raven 
	is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Boris Karloff

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    The Tomb of Ligeia 
	is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Vincent Price, Frank Thornton, Derek Francis

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    13 Ghosts 
	is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Margaret Hamilton, Alexandra Bastedo, Martin Milner

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    Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte 
	is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland

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    The Fearless Vampire Killers 
	is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate, Alfie Bass

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    The Haunted Palace 
	is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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    Black Sunday 
	is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


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    The Day of the Triffids 
	is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Howard Keel, Carole Ann Ford, Mervyn Johns

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    Eyes Without a Face 
	is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Alida Valli, Pierre Brasseur, Édith Scob

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    It! 
	is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Roddy McDowall, Paul Maxwell, Jill Haworth

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    Diary of a Madman 
	is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack, Lewis Martin

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    The Gorgon 
	is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Troughton

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    Spirits of the Dead 
	is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

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    Scream and Scream Again 
	is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Christopher Lee, Vincent Price, Peter Cushing

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    The Evil of Frankenstein 
	is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont

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    The Little Shop of Horrors 
	is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Jack Nicholson, Dick Miller, Mel Welles

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    The Whip and the Flesh 
	is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Christopher Lee, Daliah Lavi, Jacques Herlin

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    The Premature Burial 
	is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Ray Milland, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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    Blood and Black Lace 
	is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Franco Ressel

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    Taste of Fear 
	is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Christopher Lee, Susan Strasberg, Ann Todd

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    Kill, Baby, Kill 
	is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Erika Blanc, Piero Lulli, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart

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    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 
	is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones

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    Lord of the Flies 
	is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Nicholas Hammond, James Aubrey, Kent Fletcher

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    Paranoiac 
	is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Oliver Reed, Janette Scott, Sheila Burrell

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    I Saw What You Did 
	is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies

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    Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson

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    The City of the Dead 
	is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Christopher Lee, Nickolas Grace, Venetia Stevenson

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    Blood Feast 
	is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Connie Mason, William Kerwin, Scott H. Hall

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    The Comedy of Terrors 
	is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best '60s Horror Movies


    Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre

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