ByJancy Richardson, writer at Creators.co
To avoid fainting, keep repeating 'It's only a movie...It's only a movie...'
Jancy Richardson

May 16, 2016 marks the 56th anniversary of Peeping Tom, the groundbreaking voyeuristic horror movie that ruined director Michael Powell's career but created cinematic history. To celebrate 56 years of making waves and stabbing censorship in the eye, check out 10 of the very best and most memorable horror movies of the 1960s.

1. Peeping Tom

Released: 1960

Director: Michael Powell


2. Psycho

Released: 1960

Director: Alfred Hitchcock


3. Les Yeux Sans Visage

Released: 1960

Director: Georges Franju


4. The Masque of the Red Death

Released: 1963

Director: Roger Corman

5. The Birds

Released: 1963

Director: Alfred Hitchcock


6. The Haunting

Released: 1963

Director: Robert Wise


7. Blood and Black Lace

Released: 1964

Director: Mario Bava

8. Repulsion

Released: 1965

Director: Roman Polanski

9. Night of the Living Dead

Released: 1967

Director: George Romero


10. Rosemary’s Baby

Released: 1967

Director: Roman Polanski

What's your favorite 1960s horror movie?

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