Best award winning movies with gaudy imagery from 1961

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with gaudy imagery from 1961! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with gaudy imagery from 1961, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 West Side Story (1961)

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two romantics, one from each gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

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1961-12-13 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #41 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #57 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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2 Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. But when young writer Paul Varjak moves into her apartment building, her past threatens to get in their way.

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1961-10-06 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard

Rating

rating icon 7.67
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    gold digger
  2. Ranked #88 for
    blasphemous
  3. Ranked #135 for
    frivolous

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3 Summer and Smoke (1961)

In a small Mississippi town in 1916, an eccentric spinster battles her romantic yearnings for the randy boy next door.

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1961-11-16 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page

Rating

rating icon 6.74
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    devil-may-care
  2. Ranked #92 for
    unrequited love
  3. Ranked #94 for
    canonical

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4 The Hustler (1961)

Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.

Info

1961-09-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason

Rating

rating icon 7.688
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    cocksure
  2. Ranked #44 for
    tremendously talented
  3. Ranked #65 for
    devil-may-care

Trailer

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5 Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty.

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1961-12-18 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Glenn Ford, Bette Davis

Rating

rating icon 7.306
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #157 for
    old-timey
  2. Ranked #161 for
    brash
  3. Ranked #182 for
    playgirl

Trailer

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6 Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

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1961-12-18 | Drama / War

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster

Rating

rating icon 8.04
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #39 for
    sad
  2. Ranked #65 for
    Courtroom Drama
  3. Ranked #103 for
    Oscar nomination deserving

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7 Flower Drum Song (1961)

A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.

Info

1961-11-09 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    sensitive musical score
  2. Ranked #97 for
    sassy
  3. Ranked #99 for
    memorable tune

Trailer

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8 King of Kings (1961)

Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.

Info

1961-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhán McKenna

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #116 for
    good girl
  2. Ranked #182 for
    teaching tool
  3. Ranked #245 for
    Claymation

Trailer

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9 One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. In a Disney animation classic, Dalmatian Pongo is tired of his bachelor-dog life. He spies lovely Perdita and maneuvers his master, Roger, into meeting Perdita's owner, Anita. The owners fall in love and marry, keeping Pongo and Perdita together too. After Perdita gives birth to a litter of 15 puppies, Anita's old school friend Cruella De Vil wants to buy them all. Roger declines her offer, so Cruella hires the criminal Badun brothers to steal them -- so she can have a fur coat.

Info

1961-01-25 | Adventure / Animation

Cast

Rod Taylor, J. Pat O'Malley

Rating

rating icon 7.184
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #76 for
    small and cute
  2. Ranked #106 for
    pet-friendly
  3. Ranked #199 for
    childhood

Trailer

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10 Babes in Toyland (1961)

All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March Of The Wooden Soldiers" helps put Barnaby in his place, and ensures a "happily ever after" for Tom and Mary!

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1961-12-14 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

Annette Funicello, Ray Bolger

Rating

rating icon 5.882
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #66 for
    symphonic music
  2. Ranked #69 for
    vaudevillian
  3. Ranked #102 for
    memorable tune

Trailer

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