1955 Films

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1.
Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
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A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary. (81 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
2.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. (76 mins.)
 
3.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
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A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
4.
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
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A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. (92 mins.)
 
5.
To Catch a Thief (1955)
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When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. (106 mins.)
 
6.
Diabolique (1955)
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The wife and mistress of a cruel headmaster conspire to kill him; after the murder is committed, his corpse disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. (117 mins.)
Director: H.G. Clouzot
 
7.
East of Eden (1955)
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A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend. (115 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
8.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
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When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
9.
Oklahoma! (1955)
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with a violent... (145 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
10.
The Virgin Queen (1955)
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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World. (92 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
11.
The Trouble with Harry (1955)
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The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body... (99 mins.)
 
12.
The Ladykillers (1955)
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Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. (91 mins.)
 
13.
Guys and Dolls (1955)
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In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. (150 mins.)
 
14.
Killer's Kiss (1955)
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Ready to catch a train to his hometown, a washed up boxer tells us about the strange and twisty events that happened to him the past couple of days. (67 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
15.
Rififi (1955)
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Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes... (118 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
16.
Quentin Durward (1955)
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A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue. (103 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
17.
Mister Roberts (1955)
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. (123 mins.)
 
18.
The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
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A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down. (119 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
19.
All That Heaven Allows (1955)
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An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers. (89 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
20.
Tarantula (1955)
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A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants. (80 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
21.
Summertime (1955)
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A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy. (99 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
22.
Revenge of the Creature (1955)
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes. (82 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
23.
This Island Earth (1955)
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war. (87 mins.)
Director: Joseph Newman
 
24.
Bride of the Monster (1955)
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A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen. (69 mins.)
 
25.
We're No Angels (1955)
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
26.
The Desperate Hours (1955)
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Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household. (112 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
27.
To Hell and Back (1955)
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The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film. (106 mins.)
Director: Jesse Hibbs
 
28.
Mr. Arkadin (1955)
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An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger. (93 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
29.
Artists and Models (1955)
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Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book. (109 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
30.
The Tall Men (1955)
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Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians... (122 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
31.
Richard III (1955)
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Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir. (161 mins.)
 
32.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
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A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution. (102 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
33.
Blood Alley (1955)
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His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong. (110 mins.)
 
34.
The Man from Laramie (1955)
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A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals. (104 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
35.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
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A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom. (122 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
36.
The Violent Men (1955)
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A Union ex-officer plans to sell up to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancee, but the low price... (96 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
37.
Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
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Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes... (93 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
38.
The Rose Tattoo (1955)
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An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling... (117 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
39.
The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
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In 1950s England, professor Quatermass' manned rocket ship returns to Earth, but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate. (82 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
40.
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
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Musashi Miyamoto returns to Kyoto after years of absence. After a series of fights against the Yoshioka School, he challenges its master to a duel. (104 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
41.
Day the World Ended (1955)
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In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter. (79 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
42.
It's a Dog's Life (1955)
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A bull terrier tells his life story, from the streets of the Bowery to a life of luxury. (88 mins.)
Director: Herman Hoffman
 
43.
It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)
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A giant, radioactive octopus rises from the Philippine Trench to terrorize the North American Pacific Coast. (79 mins.)
Director: Robert Gordon
 
44.
The Sea Chase (1955)
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As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships. (117 mins.)
Director: John Farrow
 
45.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
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Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy. (79 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
46.
The Left Hand of God (1955)
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At a Catholic mission in China, long-awaited "Father O'Shea" proves to be a tough guy, disturbingly attractive to mission nurse Anne. (87 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
47.
I Live in Fear (1955)
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family. (103 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
48.
Conquest of Space (1955)
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An American-led team of International astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get in the way. (81 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
 
49.
My Sister Eileen (1955)
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Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street"... (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
50.
Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
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Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process. (82 mins.)
Director: Motoyoshi Oda
 
51.
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
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A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces. (100 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
52.
Man Without a Star (1955)
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A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her. (89 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
53.
The Kentuckian (1955)
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A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant. (104 mins.)
Director: Burt Lancaster
 
54.
The Indian Fighter (1955)
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A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter. (88 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
 
55.
Soldier of Fortune (1955)
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When Jane Hoyt's journalist husband disappears in the 1950s China she arrives in Honk Kong determined to find him but meets shady shipping magnate Hank Lee. (96 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
56.
A Generation (1955)
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Story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity. (83 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
57.
The Big Knife (1955)
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Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
58.
The Tender Trap (1955)
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Charlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe... (111 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
59.
Run for Cover (1955)
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Mistaken for train robbers, Matt Dow and Davey Bishop are shot at by the sheriff and his posse but they are cleared and hired as lawmen. (93 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
60.
You're Never Too Young (1955)
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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences. (102 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
61.
Interrupted Melody (1955)
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The film chronicles Australian-born opera star Marjorie Lawrence's success, her battle with polio, and her eventual career comeback. (106 mins.)
 
62.
Queen Bee (1955)
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A young woman arrives at the home of her socialite cousin, and soon finds herself sucked into the woman's complex web of deceit. (95 mins.)
 
63.
White Feather (1955)
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In 1877 Wyoming, during the peace negotiations between the Cheyenne and the USA, an Indian girl falls in-love with a land surveyor, causing the ire of her Cheyenne fiance. (102 mins.)
Director: Robert Webb
 
64.
Rage at Dawn (1955)
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A special agent from Chicago is sent out west to bring in the notorious Reno brothers. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
65.
Man with the Gun (1955)
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When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend. (83 mins.)
Director: Richard Wilson
 
66.
Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)
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In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection. (95 mins.)
Director: Jack Webb
 
67.
I Died a Thousand Times (1955)
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When aging criminal Roy Earle is released from prison he decides to pull one last heist before retiring by robbing a resort hotel. (109 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
68.
The Far Horizons (1955)
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United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent... (108 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
69.
Wichita (1955)
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In 1874, after noticing the total lawlessness in Wichita, Wyatt Earp reluctantly accepts the Marshal's job and runs into the worst local troublemakers. (81 mins.)
 
70.
The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)
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A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial. (75 mins.)
Director: David Kramarsky
 
71.
New York Confidential (1955)
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A top syndicate crime boss and his corrupt politicians, make multi-million deals and order murders , until the vicious pattern finally catches up to him. (88 mins.)
Director: Russell Rouse
 
72.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
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Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll. (80 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
73.
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)
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An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred... (81 mins.)
Director: Dan Milner
 
74.
Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)
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An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
75.
Three Cases of Murder (1955)
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Three stories of murder and the supernatural. In the first, a museum worker is introduced to a world behind the pictures he sees every day... (99 mins.)
 
76.
The Racers (1955)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
77.
Tennessee's Partner (1955)
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In a California mining town, a gold miner, a saloon gambler and a cat-house madam strike an odd alliance revolving around a gold mine claim. (87 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan