17 films released in 1961

Night Tide

Curtis Harrington, 1961, United States

Accattone

Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1961, Italy

Shearing Animation

Jim Henson, 1961, United States

La notte

Michelangelo Antonioni, 1961, Italy

Drums West

Jim Henson, 1961, United States

Lola

Jacques Demy, 1961, France

Lust (La luxure )

Jacques Demy, 1961, France

Fanny

Joshua Logan, 1961, United States

Yojimbo (用心棒 | Yôjinbô)

Akira Kurosawa, 1961, Japan