Movies are something very integral to all our lives. Whether we are a fan of cinema or not, we all watch movies, rarely if not regularly. Movies come in various genres and each one is starkly different from the other. One of the most famous and experimental movie genres is Action. Today, youngsters love action movies, however, not many are aware of its history.
History of Action movies dates back to post-classical Hollywood era. Action movies are not as old as Dramas or Romances but still made their way into the hearts of the audience.
1960’s can be considered the very beginning of the era of Action movies, and here are the best 1960’s action movies for all action movie-enthusiasts!
From Russia with Love (1963)
The second movie in the James Bond series is obviously one of the greatest action movies of all time. It is considered to be one of the best movies of the James Bond series.
The action scenes in it are some of the most classic in the history of Action movies.
Directed by Terence Young, starring Sean Connery, this one is obviously a must watch!
The third movie in the abovementioned James Bond series, starring Sean Connery and directed by Guy Hamilton is another masterpiece from the ‘60’s.
The movie is about smuggling of gold and guarantees an ample amount of action scenes which will keep you at the edge of your seat.
This movie is a must watch like all other Bond movies for its classic action scenes!
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Starring one of the greatest action heroes, Clint Eastwood, this movie is 60’s one of the best action flicks.
Although the reviews for this film were not that good, the movie itself with its distinct visuals is a treat for all movie lovers.
Directed by Sergio Leone, who was considerably unknown at that time, this movie, originally Italian, should be on the list of all action-loving youngsters, to whom this movie is sure to appeal.
El Dorado (1966)
Howard Hawkins with John Wayne is a recipe for an amazing movie, and that’s what El Dorado is.
The movie is still considered a cinematic masterpiece and has garnered great reviews from the critics.
The story of a sheriff trying to protect his office and town from outlaws is full of action sequences which will make your heart jump.
This movie is a masterpiece with just the right amount of action and cinematic elegance.
Sanjuro is a Japanese martial art movie, directed by Akira Kurusowa.
It is based on a short story called ‘Peaceful Days’ by Shugoro Yamamoto.
The movie is about a Samurai and features some very intriguing scenes.
It is a treat for all martial art fans. It is one of the most famous Samurai movies ever and one of the greatest of the 1960’s.
Action movies are undoubtedly fun to watch and can keep you at the edge of your seat all the time. 1960’s was the very beginning of action flicks and since then the bars have only been raised.