1960 Action Movies

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus

  • 96%
  • PG-13
  • 184 min
  • Action

Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War. The film stars Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave Spartacus who leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire. The film was awarded four Oscars and stands today as one of the greatest classics of the Sword and Sandal genre.

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

The Magnificent Seven

  • 93%
  • PG
  • 128 min
  • Action

A bandit terrorizes a small Mexican farming village each year. Several of the village elders send three of the farmers into the United States to search for gunmen to defend them. They end up with 7, each of whom comes for a different reason. They must prepare the town to repulse an army of over 100 bandits who will arrive wanting food. An Americanization of the film, "Shichinin no samurai."

The Alamo (1960)

The Alamo

  • 50%
  • 140 min
  • Adventure

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

All the Young Men (1960)

All the Young Men

    • Unrated
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    During the Korean War, the lieutenant in charge of a Marine rifle platoon is killed in battle. Before he dies, he places the platoon's sergeant, who's black, in charge. The sergeant figures on having trouble with two men in his platoon: a private who has much more combat experience than he does, and a racist Southerner who doesn't like blacks in the first place and has no intention of taking orders from one. Written by [email protected]

    Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

    Sink the Bismarck!

    • 80%
    • 97 min
    • Action

    A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.Chronicles the breakout of the Bismarck during the early days of World War Two. Seen both from the point of view of the many naval vessels on both sides and from the central headquarters of the British where the search for the super battleship was controlled.

    Exodus (1960)

    Exodus

    • 67%
    • 208 min
    • Action

    The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer succeeds in getting them back on board their ship only to have the harbor blocked by the British with whom they must negotiate. The second part deals with declaring independence and the resulting warring.

    Cimarron (1960)

    Cimarron

      • 147 min
      • Drama

      The epic story of a family that's involved in the Oklahoma Land Rush in 1889.

      Comanche Station (1960)

      Comanche Station

      • 100%
      • Unrated
      • 73 min
      • Drama

      Loner Cody trades with the Comanches to get a white girl released. He is joined on his way back to the girl's husband by an outlaw and his sidekicks. It turns out there is a large reward for the return of the girl, and with the Indians on the warpath and the outlaw being an old enemy of Cody's, things are set for several showdowns. Written by Jeremy Perkins <[email protected]>

      Five Bold Women (1960)

      Five Bold Women

        • 82 min
        • Action

        Marshal Kirk Reed is escorting five female prisoners---killers all--- from one part of Texas to another part of Texas where a new prison has been built. Along the way he has to deal with dissension among the troops, attacks by the Comanches, a budding romance with Ellen, The Missouri Lady, (before her ex-husband, The Missouri Kid, shows up in an attempt to rescue her.

        Flaming Star (1960)

        Flaming Star

          • PG
          • 101 min
          • Western

          Sam Burton's second wife Neddy is Indian, their son Pacer a half-breed. As struggle starts between the whites and the Kiowas, the Burton family is split between loyalties.

          Goliath and the Dragon (1960)

          Goliath and the Dragon

            • Unrated
            • 87 min
            • Action

            A warrior returning home to his country must battle giant bats, three-headed dogs and a vicious dragon to save his wife, and his people, from the machinations of an evil ruler.

            Heller in Pink Tights (1960)

            Heller in Pink Tights

              • 100 min
              • Adventure

              Nineteenth century Wyoming: the wild West. Mild-mannered Tom Healy has a two-wagon theater troupe hounded by creditors because Angela, his leading lady and the object of his affection, constantly buys clothes. In Cheyenne, they meet with applause, so they hope to stay awhile: the theater owner likes Angela, and she keeps him on a string. She's also the object of the attentions of Mabry, a gunslinger who's owed money by the richest man in Bonanza. Complications arise and the troupe heads for...

              Highway Patrol

                • Unrated
                • 30 min
                • Action

                Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.

                Kidnapped (1960)

                Kidnapped

                  • PG
                  • 97 min
                  • Action

                  Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats. Written by Cleo <[email protected]>

                  Macumba Love (1960)

                  Macumba Love

                    • 86 min
                    • Action

                    A writer who specializes in exposing fake witchcraft journeys to Brazil to investigate a voodoo cult.

                    Murder, Inc. (1960)

                    Murder, Inc.

                      • NONE
                      • 103 min
                      • Drama

                      Based on the true-life book of lawman Burton Turkus, this movie chronicles the rise and fall of the organized crime syndicate known as Murder, Incorporated. Focusing on powerful boss Lepke and violent hitman Reles.

                      Oklahoma Territory (1960)

                      Oklahoma Territory

                        • Unrated
                        • 67 min
                        • Action

                        Temple Houston (Sam Houston's son) who is the DA with a sense of Justice. He is located in Fort Smith, Ark and works with Judge Parker in 1872. His area includes the Oklahoma Territory which was the Indian territory at that time. Chief Buffalo Horn who is falsely accused of murder.

                        Seven Thieves (1960)

                        Seven Thieves

                          • 102 min
                          • Crime

                          A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.

                          Tarzan the Magnificent (1960)

                          Tarzan the Magnificent

                            • Unrated
                            • 82 min
                            • Action

                            After the Banton family rob a store is a small village and kill the local police constable, Tarzan captures one of them, Coy Banton. He decides to return him to the authorities so that the dead policeman's family will benefit from the $5000 reward. The head of the clan, Abel Banton and his two sons have no intention of letting Tarzan deliver Coy and burn the river boat they were to use. Several of the passengers are now stranded forcing Tarzan to take them along on a trek through the jungle....

                            The Angel Wore Red (1960)

                            The Angel Wore Red

                              • 99 min
                              • Action

                              A clergyman travels to Spain to join the Loyalist side during the Spanish Civil War and finds himself attracted to a beautiful entertainer.