Favs of the 1950's

I (the wife) appreciate movies of yesteryear. I am working on a separate list of Fav Musicals of the 1940's and 1950's.
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1.
Harvey (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. (104 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
2.
Father of the Bride (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding. (92 mins.)
 
3.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence... (86 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
4.
Born Yesterday (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette. (103 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
5.
Three Came Home (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII... (106 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
“ I am not much into watching war drama but did because I liked the leading lady. It is a true story which for me makes it more interesting. ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
6.
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
 
7.
Rhubarb (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Rich, eccentric T.J. Banner adopts a feral cat who becomes an affectionate pet. Then T.J. dies, leaving... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
8.
Three Guys Named Mike (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman... (90 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
9.
I'll Never Forget You (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
“ Tyrone Power in a sci fi flick. Not his norm! ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
10.
Monkey Business (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Marilyn Monroe only has a secondary role. ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
11.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
12.
Sabrina (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (113 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
13.
Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Three American women working in Rome, Italy, share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance. (102 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
14.
Mister Roberts (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty. (123 mins.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiance, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
17.
Imitation of Life (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white. (125 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
18.
Operation Petticoat (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses. (124 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
19.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
“ This is the original. The 1999 version is the best remake/revision I have ever seen. It has a slightly different story but they magnificently weaved in all the critical elements from this the original. ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
20.
Pillow Talk (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A man and a woman who share a party line cannot stand each other, but he has fun romancing her with his voice disguised. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Gordon
 
21.
The Mating Game (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An uptight IRS agent is ordered to investigate a rural family in debt to the government...but the family - including lovely daughter Mariette - help him loosen up. (96 mins.)
Director: George Marshall