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1. Lovers, Happy Lovers! (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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From the Louis Hemon novel "M. Ripois and His Nemesis" about Andre Ripois, a philanderer in pursuit of love and riches from Paris to London. Andre is breaking up with his wife, Catherine, ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Gérard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Margaret Johnston

Votes: 246

2. It Should Happen to You (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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When her name is plastered on ten billboards all over New York City, a fame-seeker is bombarded by men from all over.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford, Michael O'Shea

Votes: 2,686 | Gross: $1.40M

3. Track of the Cat (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

6.5
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A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Diana Lynn, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,493

4. High and Dry (1954)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy

7.0
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An American businessman in Scotland is conned into shipping a valuable load of cargo to a Scottish island via a coal powered boat.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker

Votes: 931

5. The Passing Stranger (1954)

84 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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The pretty owner of a 'greasy spoon' cafe helps a handsome customer involved in robbery and murder.

Director: John Arnold | Stars: Lee Patterson, Diane Cilento, Duncan Lamont, Olive Gregg

Votes: 25

6. Glückliche Reise (1954)

85 min | Comedy, Music

5.0
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Director: Thomas Engel | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Inge Egger, Paul Klinger, Peer Schmidt

Votes: 5

7. Aldri annet enn bråk (1954)

77 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The Bråten family lives on the top floor in a sublet appartment in the suburbs of Oslo. The father, mother and 5 kids all share the space of this 1 room and a kitchen appartment. The father... See full summary »

Director: Edith Carlmar | Stars: Turid Haaland, Stig Egede-Nissen, Vigdis Røising, Sven Libaek

Votes: 106

8. The Last Summer (1954)

110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Director: Harald Braun | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Liselotte Pulver, Mathias Wieman, Brigitte Horney

Votes: 19

9. Dragnet (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Two homicide detectives investigate the brutal shotgun murder of a crime syndicate member.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Richard Boone, Ann Robinson

Votes: 684

10. Cry Vengeance (1954)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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Violent ex-cop Vic Barron comes to Ketchikan, Alaska seeking revenge on an old enemy.

Director: Mark Stevens | Stars: Mark Stevens, Martha Hyer, Skip Homeier, Joan Vohs

Votes: 348

11. Jazz Dance (1954)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.0
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Roger Tilton wrote (what little there is in this mostly unrehearsed short), directed and produced this short subject shot in the Central Plaza Dance Hall in New York City. It is a frenzied,... See full summary »

Director: Roger Tilton | Stars: Jimmy McPartland, Pee Wee Russell, Willie 'The Lion' Smith

Votes: 82

12. The River Girl (1954)

94 min | Drama

6.4
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When peasant girl Nives is deserted by smuggler Gino Lodi, she betrays him to the police. Police officer Enzo Cinti, who loves Nives, traces her to the Po River cane-fields, where she is ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Sophia Loren, Gérard Oury, Lise Bourdin, Rik Battaglia

Votes: 123

13. Drive a Crooked Road (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An upright car mechanic falls in love with the girlfriend of a gangster. This forces him to participate in the criminal underworld.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Dianne Foster, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Kelly

Votes: 537

14. One Step to Eternity (1954)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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Francois Roques, a power-and-money-mad editor of a Paris newspaper (who justifies his actions by calling attention to his poverty-stricken childhood), invites four women to a housewarming ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Michel Auclair, Corinne Calvet, Gérard Buhr

Votes: 75

15. Ein Leben für Do (1954)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Director: Gustav Ucicky | Stars: Hans Söhnker, Paola Loew, Heidi Becker, Charles Regnier

Votes: 6

16. Sabrina (1954)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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72 Metascore

A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden

Votes: 49,490

17. Hochzeitsglocken (1954)

85 min | Drama

4.6
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Director: Georg Wildhagen | Stars: Marianne Hold, Renate Mannhardt, Jan Hendriks, Erwin Strahl

Votes: 14

18. Young at Heart (1954)

Approved | 117 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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The lives and romances of three sisters in a musical family; the youngest daughter's life is complicated by the subsequent arrival of a charming composer and a cynical music arranger.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Gig Young, Ethel Barrymore

Votes: 1,876

19. Beachhead (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

6.0
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In 1943, in the wake of the Allied amphibious landing on the Japanese held Bougainville Island, four Marines are sent to scout the location of Japanese minefields.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy, Eduard Franz

Votes: 673 | Gross: $1.40M

20. Broken Lance (1954)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Western

7.0
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The saga of the Devereaux rancher family, set in 1880's Arizona.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Jean Peters, Richard Widmark

Votes: 2,770

21. Vergine moderna (1954)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Director: Marcello Pagliero | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Gabriele Ferzetti, May Britt, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 7

22. Court Martial (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

7.0
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A court-martial attempts to find out why, and if, an officer embezzled his unit's funds.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Noelle Middleton, Allan Cuthbertson

Votes: 383

23. Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.

Director: Jacques Becker | Stars: Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli

Votes: 5,347 | Gross: $0.13M

24. Rear Window (1954)

PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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100 Metascore

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 360,749 | Gross: $36.76M

25. Phffft (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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While pursing new companions, a former married couple keep running into one another all over town.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Jack Carson, Kim Novak

Votes: 1,144

26. Black Widow (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.8
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A young writer insinuates herself into the life of a Broadway producer.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft

Votes: 1,612

27. Cento anni d'amore (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Lionello De Felice | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Irene Galter, Franco Interlenghi, Carlo Ninchi

Votes: 23

28. Amori di mezzo secolo (1954)

72 min | Drama

5.8
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Film a episodi. L'AMORE ROMANTICO. Elena, di nobile famiglia, ama il pianista Mario, ma il padre vuole che sposi un pretendente nobile e ricco. Con un inganno, la zia riesce ad indurre la ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Chiari, Pietro Germi, Glauco Pellegrini, Antonio Pietrangeli, Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Franco Interlenghi, Leonora Ruffo, Paola Borboni, Carlo Ninchi

Votes: 47

29. The Caine Mutiny (1954)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, War

7.8
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When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray

Votes: 21,497 | Gross: $21.75M

30. Woman's World (1954)

94 min | Drama

7.0
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An executive plans to fill a high-ranking position by interviewing the candidates' wives.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Van Heflin, Lauren Bacall, Cornel Wilde, Clifton Webb

Votes: 643

31. Il seduttore (1954)

97 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Franco Rossi | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Lea Padovani, Lia Amanda, Jacqueline Pierreux

Votes: 80

32. Feuerwerk (1954)

97 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.0
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Director: Kurt Hoffmann | Stars: Lilli Palmer, Karl Schönböck, Romy Schneider, Claus Biederstaedt

Votes: 115

33. Adventure in the Hopfields (1954)

60 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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A little girl accidentally breaks her mother's favourite ornament and goes hop-picking to replace it.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Mandy Miller, Hilda Fenemore, Russell Waters, Harold Lang

Votes: 33

34. Geliebtes Fräulein Doktor (1954)

Comedy, Romance

4.6
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Director: Hans H. König | Stars: Edith Mill, Hans Nielsen, Helmut Schmid, Robert Freitag

Votes: 12

35. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

120 min | Drama

8.0
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In a totalitarian future society, Winston Smith, whose daily work is re-writing history, tries to rebel by falling in love.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Yvonne Mitchell, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 414

36. Time Is My Enemy (1954)

64 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A happily-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she wrongly believed was killed in the Blitz.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Dennis Price, Renée Asherson, Patrick Barr, Duncan Lamont

Votes: 84

37. Emil und die Detektive (1954)

90 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

Director: Robert A. Stemmle | Stars: Peter Finkbeiner, Heli Finkenzeller, Wolfgang Lukschy, Kurt Meisel

Votes: 206

38. Les intrigantes (1954)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Paul Rémi, the well-known theater director, was accused by his secretary, Andrieux, of having pushed his associate Bazine from a footbridge situated twelve meters above the stage. Advised ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raymond Rouleau, Jeanne Moreau, Raymond Pellegrin, Etchika Choureau

Votes: 72

39. Die letzte Brücke (1954)

102 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A German nurse gets sent to the front because she gives medical aid to a wounded Serbian partisan during World War II.

Director: Helmut Käutner | Stars: Maria Schell, Bernhard Wicki, Barbara Rütting, Carl Möhner

Votes: 282

40. Night People (1954)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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During the Cold War, an American soldier is abducted by Soviet agents in West Berlin, sparking a recovery effort led by Colonel Steve Van Dyke.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Björk, Rita Gam

Votes: 721

41. Delirio (1954)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Directors: Pierre Billon, Giorgio Capitani | Stars: Raf Vallone, Françoise Arnoul, Giorgio Albertazzi, Rita Andreana

Votes: 10

42. Die goldene Pest (1954)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: John Brahm | Stars: Ivan Desny, Karlheinz Böhm, Gertrud Kückelmann, Wilfried Seyferth

Votes: 6

43. Gog (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.5
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A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory, home of two experimental robots.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Richard Egan, Constance Dowling, Herbert Marshall, John Wengraf

Votes: 827

44. The High and the Mighty (1954)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack

Votes: 4,653

45. The Outcast (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Western

6.4
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Jet Cosgrave returns home to claim the ranch that was stolen from him, after his father's death.

Director: William Witney | Stars: John Derek, Joan Evans, Jim Davis, Catherine McLeod

Votes: 220

46. There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor, Dan Dailey

Votes: 4,631

47. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 25,523 | Gross: $30.00M

48. Rosen-Resli (1954)

85 min | Drama

5.9
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Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Christine Kaufmann, Josefin Kipper, Paul Klinger, Katharina Mayberg

Votes: 29

49. Der schweigende Engel (1954)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Christine Kaufmann, Josefin Kipper, Robert Freitag, Siegfried Breuer Jr.

Votes: 21

50. Frühlingslied (1954)

95 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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At the age of three, little Wolfgang has lost his parents. Since then his uncle Eduard raises the boy. As a former concertmaster Eduard has recognized how gifted his nephew is and the boy ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Albin | Stars: Oliver Grimm, Elsbeth Sigmund, Anne-Marie Blanc, René Deltgen

Votes: 22

51. Afraid to Love (1954)

95 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Elisabeth Müller, Albert Lieven, Vera Molnar

Votes: 15

52. A Star Is Born (1954)

PG | 154 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford

Votes: 11,718 | Gross: $14.93M

53. The Naked Jungle (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, Abraham Sofaer, William Conrad

Votes: 3,031

54. Doctor in the House (1954)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

6.7
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Kenneth More, Donald Sinden

Votes: 1,062

55. Mad About Men (1954)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 359

56. You Know What Sailors Are (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

5.6
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A fun frolic involving a fake secret weapon (accidentally created during a drinking bout), naval bureaucracy, political maneuvering and the hareem and palace of the exotic eastern country of Agraria.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Akim Tamiroff, Donald Sinden, Sarah Lawson, Naunton Wayne

Votes: 67

57. Schule für Eheglück (1954)

102 min | Comedy

5.8
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Directors: Rainer Geis, Anton Schelkopf | Stars: Wolf Albach-Retty, Cornell Borchers, Alexander Golling, Gisela Griffel

Votes: 12

58. Bei Dir war es immer so schön (1954)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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While working as accountant in his uncle's factory, the talented young pianist Peter dreams of becoming a famous composer. When he shows his work to a producer, he manages to convince him ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Wolff | Stars: Heinz Drache, Georg Thomalla, Ingrid Stenn, Grethe Weiser

Votes: 24

59. L'air de Paris (1954)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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The story of Andre Menard, a promising young amateur boxer from an impoverished background who is mentored by former pro Victor Le Garrec, and whose career path takes a nosedive when he falls for the wealthy Corinne.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Arletty, Roland Lesaffre, Marie Daëms

Votes: 324

60. Man with a Million (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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As part of a bet, two aristocrats offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000 in the form of a single banknote.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Ronald Squire, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 2,601

61. Living It Up (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Edward Arnold

Votes: 1,179

62. Dial M for Murder (1954)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.2
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An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Votes: 124,420 | Gross: $0.01M

63. Front Page Story (1954)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on vacation with his wife. While his wife leaves to the holiday accomodation all forlorn, he stays at the office. Just at that time some ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Allan, Eva Bartok, Derek Farr

Votes: 65

64. The Country Girl (1954)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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A director hires an alcoholic has-been and strikes up a stormy relationship with the actor's wife, who he believes is the cause of all the man's problems.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden, Anthony Ross

Votes: 4,516

65. Hobson's Choice (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson

Votes: 5,241

66. Susan Slept Here (1954)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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On Christmas Eve, a struggling Hollywood scriptwriter receives a very unexpected present: juvenile delinquent Susan Landis.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dick Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Anne Francis, Glenda Farrell

Votes: 1,209

67. Pushover (1954)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A larcenous undercover cop falls for the beautiful moll of a bank robber on the run and together they double-cross the hood and the cops.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 1,703

68. River of No Return (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.7
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The titular river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.

Directors: Otto Preminger, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe, Rory Calhoun, Tommy Rettig

Votes: 8,662

69. Rogue Cop (1954)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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After witnessing a murder, honest cop Eddie Kelvaney is silenced by gangster Dan Beaumonte, prompting Eddie's brother, Detective Chris Kelvaney, to search for the killer.

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Robert Taylor, Janet Leigh, George Raft, Steve Forrest

Votes: 727

70. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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When FBI Agent Zack Stewart is killed, Agent John Ripley takes over the three cases he was working on, hoping one will lead to his killer. The first involves gangster Joe Walpo and Ripley ... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ruth Roman, Martha Hyer, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 566

71. The Far Country (1954)

Approved | 97 min | Romance, Western

7.2
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A self-minded adventurer (Jeff Webster) locks horns with a crooked lawman (Mr. Gannon) while driving cattle to Dawson.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, Ruth Roman, Corinne Calvet, Walter Brennan

Votes: 5,482

72. Les femmes s'en balancent (1954)

109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Lemmy Caution is back! He hooks up with a fellow agent at a night club to exchange info about a beautiful babe the FBI has under observation. Later, Eddie finds his fellow agent murdered ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Nadia Gray, Dominique Wilms, Robert Berri

Votes: 116

73. Highway Dragnet (1954)

Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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Wrongly accused of killing a bar-girl he was seen with earlier, a Korean War vet flees from the police in the company of a woman photographer and her young female model.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Richard Conte, Joan Bennett, Wanda Hendrix, Reed Hadley

Votes: 298

74. Tonight's the Night (1954)

88 min | Comedy

6.4
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The whole village mourns when General O'Leary, owner of a hunting estate in South Ireland, is killed in an accident. His nephew, Jasper O'Leary, takes over the state and soon has aroused ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: David Niven, Yvonne De Carlo, Barry Fitzgerald, George Cole

Votes: 211

75. Toward Emotional Maturity (1954)

10 min | Short

3.3
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Votes: 37

76. Echo der Berge (1954)

90 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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Director: Alfons Stummer | Stars: Anita Gutwell, Rudolf Lenz, Karl Ehmann, Erik Frey

Votes: 91

77. Gypsy Colt (1954)

G | 72 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.2
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A beautiful spirited horse is so devoted to his young mistress that he undertakes an incredible 500-mile journey over treacherous terrain to be reunited with her.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Donna Corcoran, Ward Bond, Frances Dee, Larry Keating

Votes: 153

78. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Three struggling theatrical performers meet a famous songwriter who is trying to convince a wealthy oilman to finance a musical he is scripting, promising them stardom if it comes to fruition.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 513

79. Shop Spoiled (1954)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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One day in the lives and loves of the staff in a large department store.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Joan Rice, Josephine Griffin, Freda Jackson, Patricia Marmont

Votes: 92

80. Palace of Shame (1954)

97 min | Drama, Crime

4.7
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Director: Pierre Méré | Stars: Claude Godard, Daniel Clérice, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Robert Berri

Votes: 7

81. Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, War

6.5
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A famous writer visits an aircraft carrier during the Korean war to learn more about it and the way it's run. He also gets to find out more about the Navy and Marine aviators themselves, their internal and external conflicts and dangers of their job.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Louis Calhern, Dewey Martin

Votes: 443 | Gross: $1.50M

82. The Divided Heart (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Drama

7.0
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A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Cornell Borchers, Yvonne Mitchell, Armin Dahlen, Alexander Knox

Votes: 114

83. The Purple Plain (1954)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.6
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In WW2 Burma, a Canadian bomber pilot becomes reckless after losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air-raid.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee, Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie

Votes: 1,474

84. Destry (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Western

6.6
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In his desire to control a frontier town, ruthless town boss Decker appoints the town drunk as sheriff who, in return, hires gunfighter Destry as his deputy.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 881

85. Private Hell 36 (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, Dean Jagger

Votes: 867

86. Ride Clear of Diablo (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Western

7.0
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When his father and brother are murdered by a corrupt lawyer and Sheriff duo, railroad surveyor Clay O'Mara plans his revenge, and is aided by former outlaw Whitey Kincade.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Dan Duryea, Abbe Lane

Votes: 698

87. Make Haste to Live (1954)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.0
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After serving 18 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, a mobster is paroled and returns to a New Mexico town to exact his revenge on the woman responsible for his conviction.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Stephen McNally, Mary Murphy, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 89

88. The Good Die Young (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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In London, three otherwise law-abiding good men and their unscrupulous leader are about to commit a serious crime but for different reasons.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Gloria Grahame, Richard Basehart, Joan Collins

Votes: 630

89. Shield for Murder (1954)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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When a brutal police detective Lt. murders a bookmaker's runner for $25,000 in cash, a deaf mute sees him do it, and now he finds he must kill again to cover his tracks.

Directors: Howard W. Koch, Edmond O'Brien | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, John Agar, Marla English, Emile Meyer

Votes: 723

90. Executive Suite (1954)

Passed | 104 min | Drama

7.4
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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, June Allyson, Fredric March

Votes: 2,866

91. The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, War

6.4
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In the North Sea in 1944, passengers of a downed RAF transport aircraft talk about their lives while awaiting rescue in their dinghy.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Steel, Nigel Patrick

Votes: 292

92. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Donna Reed

Votes: 2,808

93. Die schöne Müllerin (1954)

99 min | Drama, Romance

3.8
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Director: Wolfgang Liebeneiner | Stars: Waltraut Haas, Gerhard Riedmann, Katharina Mayberg, Paul Hörbiger

Votes: 11

94. An Inspector Calls (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When a young girl is found dead an inspector is sent to investigate a prosperous Yorkshire household. It emerges that each member of the family has a guilty secret - each one is partly responsible for her death.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Arthur Young, Olga Lindo, Brian Worth

Votes: 2,327

95. The Glenn Miller Story (1954)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Biography of bandleader Glenn Miller from his beginnings to his death over the English Channel in December 1944.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan, Charles Drake

Votes: 6,833

96. Naked Alibi (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A police chief fired for brutality, tries to get evidence on a man suspected of killing 3 police detectives.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame, Gene Barry, Marcia Henderson

Votes: 514

97. Valley of the Kings (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Adventure

6.0
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In 1900, in Egypt, archaeologist Mark Brandon is asked by Ann Mercedes to find the tomb of Ra-Hotep but their quest is marred by intrigue, betrayal, murder and danger.

Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, Carlos Thompson, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 1,002

98. They Who Dare (1954)

107 min | Drama, History, War

5.7
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During WW2, British commandos are sent to destroy a Luftwaffe airfield on a Greek island.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott, Kay Callard, William Russell

Votes: 440

99. Three Young Texans (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Western

5.9
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Two cowhands fall for their boss' daughter but due to a gambling incident one gets involved with 2 hoods in robbing a payroll train.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Mitzi Gaynor, Jeffrey Hunter, Keefe Brasselle, Harvey Stephens

Votes: 72

100. Drei vom Varieté (1954)

94 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Ingrid Andree, Peter Pasetti, Paul Dahlke, Erich Schellow