Best Movies You'll Remember If You Grew Up in the '60s

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25. Mary Poppins (1964)
> Director: Robert Stevenson
> Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns
> Domestic box office gross: $102.3 million — #7 highest out of 60 movies released in the 1960’s

When a father hires a new nanny to help tend to his two children, all three get an unexpected and altogether magical lesson in what it means to be a family. The film took home five Oscars, including a win for Julie Andrews as Best Actress.

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24. The Odd Couple (1968)
> Director: Gene Saks
> Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman
> Domestic box office gross: $44.5 million — #18 highest out of 60 movies released in the 1960’s

Based on his 1965 play of the same name, Neil Simon wrote the screenplay for this story of two friends who could not be any less well-suited to share an apartment.

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23. My Fair Lady (1964)
> Director: George Cukor
> Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White
> Domestic box office gross: $72.0 million — #9 highest out of 60 movies released in the 1960’s

Audrey Hepburn stars in this musical as Eliza Doolittle, the flower girl turned debutante. The film won eight Oscars, including Best Picture.

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22. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
> Director: George A. Romero
> Starring: Kyra Schon, Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman
> Domestic box office gross: $12.1 million — #39 highest out of 60 movies released in the 1960’s

This genre-defining horror film tells the story of a group of people working together as they attempt to survive an onslaught of flesh-eating monsters. The original spawned five subsequent films, describing the progression of the zombie crisis and the nation’s attempts to survive.

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21. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
> Director: Roman Polanski
> Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer
> Domestic box office gross: $33.4 million — #23 highest out of 60 movies released in the 1960’s

Mia Farrow stars in Roman Polanski’s psychological horror film as Rosemary, one half of a young married couple that moves into their dream apartment and builds a friendship with their eccentric neighbors. The film won an Oscar.