Movie Releases by Score

The Hustler 1.

The Hustler

September 25, 1961 | TV-PG
An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.6
The Innocents 2.

The Innocents

December 15, 1961 | Approved
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
6.1
West Side Story 3.

West Side Story

December 13, 1961 | Approved
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
7.7
101 Dalmatians 4.

101 Dalmatians

January 25, 1961 | G
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.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
El Cid 5.

El Cid

December 14, 1961 | Approved
The fabled Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz (a.k.a. El Cid) overcomes a family vendetta and court intrigue to defend Christian Spain against the Moors.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.8
Pit and the Pendulum 6.

Pit and the Pendulum

August 23, 1961 | TV-PG
In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
The Misfits 7.

The Misfits

February 1, 1961 | Approved
A divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.8
Splendor in the Grass 8.

Splendor in the Grass

October 10, 1961 | TV-14
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.0
One, Two, Three 9.

One, Two, Three

December 16, 1961 | Approved
In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Paris Blues 10.

Paris Blues

September 27, 1961 | Approved
During the 1960s, two American expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in love with two American tourist girls.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Judgment at Nuremberg 11.

Judgment at Nuremberg

December 18, 1961 | TV-14
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
8.5
Blue Hawaii 12.

Blue Hawaii

November 22, 1961 | PG
After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates defies his parents' wishes for him to work at the family business and instead goes to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend's agency.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
The Children's Hour 13.

The Children's Hour

December 19, 1961 | Approved
A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
tbd

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