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1.
The Searchers (1956)
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
2.
Seven Men from Now (1956)
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A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible. (78 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
3.
While the City Sleeps (1956)
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A serial killer has been killing beautiful women in New York, and the new owner of a media company offers a high ranking job to the 1st administrator who can get the earliest scoops on the case. (100 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
4.
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
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A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship. (119 mins.)
 
5.
The Red Balloon (1956 Short Film)
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris. (34 mins.)
 
6.
Gervaise (1956)
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Gervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys... She manages to make it... (112 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
7.
Main Street (1956)
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A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her. (99 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
8.
The Bad Seed (1956)
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight year-old daughter is a heartless killer. (129 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
9.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
10.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth. (83 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
11.
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)
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A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing. (78 mins.)
Director: John Sherwood
 
12.
The Wrong Man (1956)
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True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal. (105 mins.)
 
13.
Attack (1956)
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In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between captain Cooney and lieutenant Costa run high. (107 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
14.
The Killing (1956)
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
15.
Baby Doll (1956)
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A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin. (114 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
16.
Crazed Fruit (1956)
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Spending their summer on an exotic beach, two brothers fall for the same beautiful girl, whose charm and looks may hide more than they they bargained for. (86 mins.)
Director: Kô Nakahira
 
17.
The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
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Gangster hires down-and-out press agent to make his blonde bimbo girlfriend a singing star. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
18.
Love Me Tender (1956)
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At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train but the war ends leaving these men with their Union loot, until the Feds come looking for it. (89 mins.)
Director: Robert D. Webb
 
19.
Over-Exposed (1956)
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Sexy blonde dance club girl learns the photography trade and moves to New York in pursuit of a new career. (80 mins.)
Director: Lewis Seiler
 
20.
New Year Sacrifice (1984)
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Before the Revolution of 1911, widow Aunt Xianglin heard that her mother-in-law would sell her. Therefore... (100 mins.)
Director: Hu Sang
 
21.
Foreign Intrigue (1956)
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When a reclusive, enigmatic millionaire dies suddenly on the Riviera, his press agent begins to investigate his employer's shady past. (100 mins.)
 
22.
Suzaki Paradise Red Light (1956)
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A couple stand indecisively on a bridge in Asakusa. Tsutae and Yoshiji have lost confidence and passion... (81 mins.)
 
23.
The Man Who Never Was (1956)
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True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers. (103 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
24.
Flowing (1956)
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Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo... (117 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
25.
Toto, Peppino, and the Hussy (1956)
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Antonio, Peppino and Lucia are three brothers who live in the country near Naples. Lucia's son, Gianni... (106 mins.)
 
26.
Blonde Sinner (1956)
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A young woman who has been abused and taken advantage of by all the men in her life, finally finds a man she believes truly loves her... (99 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
27.
Huang Fei Hong tie ji dou wu gong (1956)
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Director: Pang Woo
 
28.
The Killer Is Loose (1956)
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An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle. (73 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
29.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
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Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947. (113 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
30.
Bus Stop (1956)
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A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana. (96 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
31.
A Man Escaped (1956)
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Captured French Resistance fighter Andre Devigny awaits a certain death sentence for espionage in a stark Nazi prison... (99 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
32.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (120 mins.)
 
33.
Bigger Than Life (1956)
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A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
34.
The Green Man (1956)
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Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter... (80 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
35.
The Third Key (1956)
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Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries. (96 mins.)
Director: Charles Frend
 
36.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
 
37.
Hot Blood (1956)
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Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it. (85 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
38.
Lust of the Vampire (1957)
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A mad scientist captures young women and drains their blood, in order to keep alive an ancient, evil duchess. (85 mins.)
Director: Riccardo Freda
 
39.
Le mystère Picasso (1956 Documentary)
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A filmed record of Pablo Picasso painting numerous canvases for the camera, allowing us to see his creative process at work. (78 mins.)
 
40.
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
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A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation. (99 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
41.
The Burmese Harp (1956)
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In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk. (116 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
42.
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)
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With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
43.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
Episode: The Creeper (1956)
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A frightened housewife is alone in her apartment building when she begins to suspect just about anyone could be the unknown killer who has been strangling women. (25 mins.)
 
44.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
Episode: Back for Christmas (1956)
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A man plans to kill his wife and bury her in their basement, unaware that that she's been planning to convert their basement into a wine cellar. (25 mins.)
 
45.
The Nat King Cole Show (1954 TV Series)
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The popular singer hosts a muscial variety show. (15 mins.)
Director: Jim Johnson
 
46.
To Hare Is Human (1956 Short Film)
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Wile E. Coyote consults a "Univac Electric Brain (Do It Yourself)" in his efforts to catch Bugs. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
47.
Barbary-Coast Bunny (1956 Short Film)
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When Nasty Canasta cheats Bugs out of his gold, the rabbit retaliates by playing a naive hayseed whose effortless and unrelenting winning bankrupts Canasta's new casino. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
 
48.
Broom-Stick Bunny (1956 Short Film)
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Witch Hazel's claim to be the ugliest witch of all is threatened by a Halloween witch who turns out to be Bugs trick-or-treating. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
 
49.
Deduce, You Say (1956 Short Film)
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Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
 
50.
Rocket Squad (1956 Short Film)
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In a futuristic city, Detectives Monday and Tuesday pursue a wanted criminal. (7 mins.)
Director: Chuck Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
51.
A Star Is Bored (1956 Short Film)
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Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny. (7 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
 
52.
Stupor Duck (1956 Short Film)
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Daffy Duck plays a superhero who can't do anything right while fighting a menace he does not know is non-existant. (7 mins.)
Director: Robert McKimson
 
53.
Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (1956 Short Film)
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Wile E. Coyote unsuccessfully chases the Road Runner using such contrivances as a rifle, a steel plate... (7 mins.)
 
54.
Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (1956 Short Film)
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While meeting a new friend, Gerald is abducted by aliens and whisked to the planet Moo. The king of Moo mistakenly thinks that all Earthlings... (7 mins.)
Director: Robert Cannon
 
55.
In the Bag (1956 Short Film)
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A ranger tries to get his bears to clean up the mess the tourists have left behind. (7 mins.)
Director: Jack Hannah
 
56.
Four Bags Full (1956)
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Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat... (80 mins.)
 
57.
The Phil Silvers Show (1955 TV Series)
Episode: Doberman's Sister (1956)
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It's Fort Baxter Day at the camp. It's tradition for the platoon to date each other's sisters. Doberman's sister is without a date. Bilko can't find anyone to date Duane's sister, that is until he invents the mythical Musselman's Law. (30 mins.)
 
58.
The Phil Silvers Show (1955 TV Series)
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Bilko tries to lose money to Ritzik in a series of gambles that backfire. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Playhouse 90 (1956 TV Series)
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An over-the-hill heavyweight boxing champion who suffers from the ravages of years of head trauma is exploited by his manager, despite the efforts of a compassionate young woman who tries to help him recover his self-respect. (90 mins.)
 
60.
Big Bill Blues (1956 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Jean Delire
 
61.
Rabbitson Crusoe (1956 Short Film)
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Crusoe, played by Yosemite Sam, has been living off coconuts for 20 years when Bugs washes up on his island. (7 mins.)
Director: Friz Freleng
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
62.
Johnny Concho (1956)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Don McGuire