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1. The Searchers (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 68,180

2. 7 Men from Now (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Western

7.5
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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.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin, Walter Reed

Votes: 3,713

3. Carousel (1956)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.9
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Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Votes: 4,955

4. Suzaki Paradaisu: Akashingô (1956)

81 min | Drama

7.4
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A couple stand indecisively on a bridge in Asakusa. Tsutae and Yoshiji have lost confidence and passion for their future as they get on the bus for Tsukishima and get off at Suzaki. Across ... See full summary »

Director: Yûzô Kawashima | Stars: Michiyo Aratama, Yukiko Todoroki, Seizaburô Kawazu, Tatsuya Mihashi

Votes: 155

5. Deadlier Than the Male (1956)

113 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Danièle Delorme, Robert Arnoux, Liliane Bert

Votes: 862

6. The Red Balloon (1956)

Approved | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Pascal Lamorisse, Sabine Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov

Votes: 13,830

7. While the City Sleeps (1956)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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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.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff

Votes: 4,164

8. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Peter Finch, Ian Hunter

Votes: 3,187

9. The Wrong Man (1956)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

Votes: 21,132

10. Gervaise (1956)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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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, and a few years later she marries Coupeau, a roofer. After working ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Maria Schell, François Périer, Jany Holt, Mathilde Casadesus

Votes: 903

11. Main Street (1956)

99 min | Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Betsy Blair, José Suárez, Yves Massard, Luis Peña

Votes: 955

12. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 37,816

13. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.5
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 10,658

14. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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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.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 5,775

15. Attack (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, War, Action

7.5
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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.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Votes: 3,863

16. The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer

Votes: 2,315

17. The Killing (1956)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.0
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Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 68,081

18. Baby Doll (1956)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.5
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A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 5,577

19. Kurutta kajitsu (1956)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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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.

Director: Kô Nakahira | Stars: Yûjirô Ishihara, Masahiko Tsugawa, Mie Kitahara, Shinsuke Ashida

Votes: 1,398

20. The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Music

6.9
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A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London

Votes: 2,560

21. Love Me Tender (1956)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.2
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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.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley, Robert Middleton

Votes: 2,942 | Gross: $4.50M

22. Over-Exposed (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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Sexy blonde dance club girl learns the photography trade and moves to New York in pursuit of a new career.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Cleo Moore, Richard Crenna, Isobel Elsom, Raymond Greenleaf

Votes: 228

23. Zhu Fu (1956)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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Before the Revolution of 1911, widow Aunt Xianglin heard that her mother-in-law would sell her. Therefore, she ran to the Lu town and worked as a servant in Lord Lu Si's house, but she made... See full summary »

Director: Hu Sang | Stars: Yang Bai, Li Di, Zongxiang Guan, Jingbo Li

Votes: 96

24. Foreign Intrigue (1956)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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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.

Director: Sheldon Reynolds | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Geneviève Page, Ingrid Thulin, Frédéric O'Brady

Votes: 670

25. Nagareru (1956)

117 min | Drama

7.8
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Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo doesn't see any future in her mothers trade in the late days of Geisha. But Otsuta ... See full summary »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Isuzu Yamada, Hideko Takamine, Mariko Okada

Votes: 667

26. The Man Who Never Was (1956)

Approved | 103 min | War, Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Votes: 3,526

27. Totò, Peppino e la... malafemmina (1956)

106 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.9
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Antonio, Peppino and Lucia are three brothers who live in the country near Naples. Lucia's son, Gianni, goes to Naples to study medicine, but there he knows a ballet dancer. They fall in ... See full summary »

Director: Camillo Mastrocinque | Stars: Totò, Peppino De Filippo, Dorian Gray, Teddy Reno

Votes: 1,223

28. Blonde Sinner (1956)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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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, but she snaps when she finds out that he, too, is ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Marie Ney

Votes: 383

29. Huang Fei Hong tie ji dou wu gong (1956)

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Director: Peng Hu | Stars: Tak-Hing Kwan, Yin Yam, Kau Lam, Kien Shih

30. The Killer Is Loose (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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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.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 1,230

31. The Last Wagon (1956)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.0
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Wagon train survivors of an Apache attack entrust the sheriff's prisoner, scout Comanche Todd, with their lives despite his wanted-for-murder status.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Susan Kohner, Tommy Rettig

Votes: 2,117

32. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

Passed | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.5
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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.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Votes: 6,214

33. Bus Stop (1956)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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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.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Votes: 9,069

34. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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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.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Votes: 47,385 | Gross: $10.25M

35. A Man Escaped (1956)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller, War

8.2
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A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Votes: 13,990

36. Bigger Than Life (1956)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert F. Simon

Votes: 5,584

37. The Green Man (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

7.4
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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. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Day, Basil Dearden | Stars: Alastair Sim, George Cole, Terry-Thomas, Jill Adams

Votes: 1,012

38. The Third Key (1956)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison, Michael Brooke

Votes: 437

39. Forbidden Planet (1956)

G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Votes: 38,074 | Gross: $3.00M

40. Hot Blood (1956)

85 min | Drama, Musical

6.0
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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.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Jane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Luther Adler, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 355

41. Lust of the Vampire (1957)

82 min | Horror

6.6
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A mad scientist captures young women and drains their blood, in order to keep alive an ancient, evil duchess.

Directors: Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava | Stars: Gianna Maria Canale, Carlo D'Angelo, Dario Michaelis, Wandisa Guida

Votes: 1,167

42. Reach for the Sky (1956)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.3
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Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Votes: 1,823

43. The Mystery of Picasso (1956)

PG | 78 min | Documentary

7.8
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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.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Pablo Picasso, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Claude Renoir

Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $0.27M

44. Jubal (1956)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

7.1
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A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French

Votes: 2,662

45. Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Western

6.5
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After a card game Southerner Owen Pentecost finds himself the owner of a Denver hotel. Involved with two women - one who came with the hotel, and one newly arrived from the East to open a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Votes: 522

46. Four Bags Full (1956)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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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. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Louis de Funès, Jeannette Batti

Votes: 2,757 | Gross: $0.02M

47. Johnny Concho (1956)

84 min | Western

5.9
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The townsfolk of Cripple Creek fear Johnny Concho (Frank Sinatra), who acts tough and takes advantage of the populace because his brother is a notorious gunfighter. But when a stranger ... See full summary »

Director: Don McGuire | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Keenan Wynn, William Conrad, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 162

48. The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Fred Clark

Votes: 1,227

49. The Burmese Harp (1956)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Music, War

8.1
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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.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Tatsuya Mihashi, Jun Hamamura

Votes: 4,526

50. Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.7
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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.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Cagney, Don Dubbins, Stephen McNally, Irene Papas

Votes: 1,089

51. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Creeper (1956)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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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.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Constance Ford, Steve Brodie, Harry Townes

Votes: 410

52. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: Back for Christmas (1956)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Before leaving on a trip to America, a man kills his wife and buries her in the basement. Once in the United States. he receives correspondence tipping him off that the murder will undoubtedly be exposed.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, John Williams, Isobel Elsom, Arthur Gould-Porter

Votes: 542

53. The Nat King Cole Show (1954– )

15 min | Music

8.7
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The popular singer hosts a muscial variety show.

Stars: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle, The Randy Van Horne Singers, The Cheerleaders

Votes: 36

54. To Hare Is Human (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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Wile E. Coyote consults a "Univac Electric Brain (Do It Yourself)" in his efforts to catch Bugs.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 592

55. Barbary-Coast Bunny (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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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.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 661

56. Broom-Stick Bunny (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.8
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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.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 1,094

57. Rocket Squad (1956)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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In a futuristic city, Detectives Monday and Tuesday pursue a wanted criminal.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 397

58. Deduce, You Say (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Mystery, Animation

7.6
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Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shropshire Slasher.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 860

59. A Star Is Bored (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.8
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Daffy Duck must double for Bugs in any slapstick which Warners considers too dangerous for its star Bug Bunny.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, June Foray

Votes: 579

60. Stupor Duck (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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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.

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Daws Butler

Votes: 374

61. Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (1956)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.6
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Wile E. Coyote unsuccessfully chases the Road Runner using such contrivances as a rifle, a steel plate, a dynamite stick on an extending metal pulley, a painting of a collapsed bridge (... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Paul Julian

Votes: 868

62. Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.1
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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 - like Gerald - speak only in sound effects, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Cannon | Star: Marvin Miller

Votes: 196

63. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: Doberman's Sister (1956)

Comedy, Family

9.0
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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.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 32

64. In the Bag (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

7.8
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A ranger tries to get his bears to clean up the mess the tourists have left behind.

Director: Jack Hannah | Stars: James MacDonald, Bill Thompson, Jackson Weaver

Votes: 318

65. The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
Episode: A Mess Sergeant Can't Win (1956)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.8
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Bilko tries to lose money to Ritzik in a series of gambles that backfire.

Director: Al De Caprio | Stars: Phil Silvers, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Ford, Maurice Gosfield

Votes: 31

66. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Episode: Requiem for a Heavyweight (1956)

73 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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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.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Jack Palance, Keenan Wynn, Kim Hunter, Ed Wynn

Votes: 183

67. Big Bill Blues (1956)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean Delire | Stars: The Bodash & His Feetwarmers, Big Bill Broonzy, Patricia Karim, Raymond Peira

68. Rabbitson Crusoe (1956)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Crusoe, played by Yosemite Sam, has been living off coconuts for 20 years when Bugs washes up on his island.

Director: Friz Freleng | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 237

69. Hollywood or Bust (1956)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A singer who can't pay his bookie joins a nerdy, star-struck movie fan and his Great Dane in a cross-country convertible ride to Hollywood.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom

Votes: 1,473

70. Slightly Scarlet (1956)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor

Votes: 666

71. The Blonde Witch (1956)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

6.8
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Brulard, a French civil engineer on assignment in Sweden for a lumber company meets Ina, a local nature-girl type, falls in love, has an affair, tries to convert her to "civilization", but ... See full summary »

Director: André Michel | Stars: Marina Vlady, Maurice Ronet, Nicole Courcel, Michel Etcheverry

Votes: 231

72. Nightfall (1956)

78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Through a series of bizarre coincidences artist finds himself falsely accused of bank robbery and murder and is pursued by the authorities and the real killers.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Aldo Ray, Anne Bancroft, Brian Keith, Jocelyn Brando

Votes: 2,099

73. Warning from Space (1956)

Unrated | 87 min | Sci-Fi

4.4
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UFOs are seen around Tokyo. Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us without creating panic. Hence one of them sacrifices itself and takes the form of a popular ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Shima | Stars: Keizô Kawasaki, Toyomi Karita, Bin Yagisawa, Shôzô Nanbu

Votes: 639

74. The Forty-First (1956)

88 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Director: Grigoriy Chukhray | Stars: Izolda Izvitskaya, Oleg Strizhenov, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Nikolai Dupak

Votes: 1,082

75. Fury at Gunsight Pass (1956)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.6
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When the loot from a botched bank robbery disappears, the Hogan gang takes over the whole town and threatens to kill everyone if the loot is not found.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: David Brian, Neville Brand, Richard Long, Lisa Davis

Votes: 91

76. The Dynamiters (1956)

74 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Insurance investigator Jimmy Baxter searches for a gang of jewel robbers. His fiancée Sally does some sleuthing on her own and finds valuable clues. Baxter tracks the gang to its lair, but ... See full summary »

Directors: Francis Searle, Terence Fisher | Stars: Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne, James Kenney, Patrick Holt

Votes: 70

77. Autumn Leaves (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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Millicent Wetherby is a middle-aged woman whose life is devoid of love and affection. Millicent's solitary existence changes when she encounters Burt Hansen a charismatic younger man. As ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Joan Crawford, Cliff Robertson, Vera Miles, Lorne Greene

Votes: 1,717