Favorite Films of 1951

Updated: 6/5/16

I have watched 13 films with a 1951 release date. I have listed them here ranked from best to worst (in my opinion).
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1.
A Christmas Carol (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve... (86 mins.)
 
2.
Strangers on a Train (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement. (101 mins.)
 
3.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
4.
The Thing from Another World (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost. (87 mins.)
Director: Christian Nyby
 
5.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. (75 mins.)
 
6.
Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions. (77 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
7.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name. (82 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
8.
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When the Lemon Drop Kid accidentally steers Moose Moran's girl away from a winning bet, he is forced... (91 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
9.
Utopia (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea... (100 mins.)
Director: Léo Joannon
 
10.
Ghost Chasers (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A ghost helps the Bowery Boys capture a gang of crooks led by a mad doctor. (69 mins.)
 
11.
The Harlem Globetrotters (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Abe Saperstein, owner/manager of the world-famous "Harlem Globetrotters", an all-Negro professional basketball team... (78 mins.)
 
12.
Jungle Manhunt (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Football player Bob Miller, played by an actual football player, is lost in the jungle. Who else to find him but Jungle Jim. (66 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
13.
Bowery Battalion (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In order to trap some spies, the Bowery Boys join the Army. (69 mins.)