1956

The feature films of 1956 I've seen, listed alphabetically.
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1.
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says. (175 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
2.
The Burmese Harp (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
“ 16.06.2015. Blu-ray ” - jorgen_eg
 
3.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.)
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
4.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ ??.??.20??. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
5.
The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ ??.??.2011(?). DVD or download ” - jorgen_eg
 
6.
Lust for Life (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
7.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (120 mins.)
“ ??.??.20??. DVD
09.04.2014. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
8.
The Rack (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed. (100 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
9.
The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ ??.0?.2013. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
10.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
11.
The Swan (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra... (104 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
12.
Tea and Sympathy (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain... (122 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. TCM ” - jorgen_eg
 
13.
A Town Like Alice (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war. (117 mins.)
Director: Jack Lee
“ 18.12.2014. DVD ” - jorgen_eg
 
14.
The Violent Years (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Paula Parkins is the teenage daughter of wealthy parents whom don't seem to make time for her, so she looks for thrills as the leader of her all girl gang who steal, rob, and rape young men. (65 mins.)
Director: Wm. M. Morgan
“ ??.??.20??. MST3K
09.08.2014. MST3K * Crapfest 2014: In the Sign of Four ” - jorgen_eg
 
15.
Written on the Wind (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister. (99 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
“ ??.0?.2013. DVD * In class ” - jorgen_eg
 
16.
The Wrong Man (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal. (105 mins.)
“ ??.??.201?. DVD
??.??.201?. DVD ” - jorgen_eg