1956 - Top of the Popsby dziwnytenswiat | created - 16 Jul 2012 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
All movies from 1956 I have seen. The Top of the Pops Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes.
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1. The Killing (1956)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
2. The Searchers (1956)
Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
3. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Approved | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.
Votes: 46,973 | Gross: $10.25M
4. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 52,414 | Gross: $93.74M
5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
6. Giant (1956)
Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western
Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.
Votes: 28,632 | Gross: $35.00M
7. A Man Escaped (1956)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison.
8. The Red Balloon (1956)
Approved | 34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.
9. The Wrong Man (1956)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir
In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.
10. The Bad Seed (1956)
Approved | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
11. The King and I (1956)
Approved | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.
Votes: 20,625 | Gross: $21.30M
12. Moby Dick (1956)
Unrated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Votes: 14,538 | Gross: $10.40M
13. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Passed | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Votes: 19,966 | Gross: $42.00M
14. Aparajito (1956)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.
Votes: 8,226 | Gross: $0.17M
15. High Society (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.
Votes: 11,383 | Gross: $13.00M
16. Written on the Wind (1956)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
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.
17. Lust for Life (1956)
Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama
The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.
18. The Burmese Harp (1956)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Music, War
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.
19. The Harder They Fall (1956)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina.
20. War and Peace (1956)
PG | 208 min | Drama, Romance, War
Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.
Votes: 7,480 | Gross: $12.50M
21. Baby Doll (1956)
Approved | 114 min | Drama
A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.
22. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Unrated | 137 min | Drama, Romance, War
The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War.
23. Anastasia (1956)
Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.
24. Bigger Than Life (1956)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
25. ...And God Created Woman (1956)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance
In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.
Votes: 6,078 | Gross: $2.00M
26. Attack (1956)
Approved | 107 min | Drama, War, Action
In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between Captain Cooney and Lieutenant Costa run high.
27. Four Bags Full (1956)
80 min | Comedy
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 »
Votes: 2,737 | Gross: $0.02M
28. The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Western
In the western frontier town of Cross Creek storekeeper George Temple is a polite and soft spoken man with a secret past.When three bank robbers on the lam stop in town to change horses George Temple's past comes back to haunt him.
29. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Approved | 153 min | Drama, Romance, War
An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.
Votes: 2,786 | Gross: $10.88M
30. Nightfall (1956)
78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
31. Street of Shame (1956)
87 min | Drama
The personal tales of various prostitutes who occupy a Japanese brothel.
32. Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin (1956)
107 min | Drama, History
The second in a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the film chronicles the married life of the young empress as she tries to adjust to formal and strict life in the palace and an overbearing mother-in-law.
33. The Rainmaker (1956)
Approved | 121 min | Romance, Western
During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.
34. Trapeze (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
35. 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956)
Approved | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A blind American writer living in London stumbles upon a criminal conspiracy involving kidnapping and extortion.
36. The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Music
A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.
37. Patterns (1956)
83 min | Drama
When Fred Staples is recruited onto the board of a high-powered New York corporation, he finds his ethics and ambition at odds.
38. The Ogre of Athens (1956)
103 min | Crime, Drama
A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large. He briefly and reluctantly rules the underworld until they realize their mistake.
39. Love Me Tender (1956)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance, Western
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.
Votes: 2,914 | Gross: $4.50M
40. Autumn Leaves (1956)
Approved | 107 min | Drama
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 »
41. Alexander the Great (1956)
Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great.
42. The Last Wagon (1956)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Wagon train survivors of an Apache attack entrust the sheriff's prisoner, scout Comanche Todd, with their lives despite his wanted-for-murder status.
43. Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)
Approved | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Western
With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly.
44. The Killer Is Loose (1956)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.
45. Main Street (1956)
99 min | Drama
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.
46. Il ferroviere (1956)
105 min | Drama
The railroad engineer Andrea Marcocci has been working with his partner and friend Gigi Liverani for thirty years and feels happy and proud with his work, drinking wine after hours with his... See full summary »
47. Merry-Go-Round (1956)
90 min | Romance, Drama
In a rural scenery in the throes of difficult changes lives a humble but promising young farmer girl called Mari Pataki. Her father forbids her from seeing the man she loves. The father, ... See full summary »
48. The Conqueror (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
Votes: 2,649 | Gross: $4.50M
49. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956)
PG | 104 min | Drama, History
The timeless tale of the seductive gypsy Esmeralda and the tortured hunchback Quasimodo.
50. The Mountain (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims.
51. The Captain from Köpenick (1956)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
A young shoemaker is arrested for stealing a small amount of money, and is released after being jailed for 15 years. He wants to have a pass to get a job and start anew, but without a job ... See full summary »
52. The Forty-First (1956)
88 min | War, Drama, Romance
An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.
53. Deadlier Than the Male (1956)
113 min | Drama, Thriller
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 »
54. Hollywood or Bust (1956)
95 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
55. Run for the Sun (1956)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Thriller
In Central America, an action-adventure novelist and a journalist for a magazine find themselves at the mercy of Nazi war criminals.
56. Nightmare (1956)
Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A New Orleans musician has a nightmare about killing a man in a strange house but he suspects that it really happened.
57. Invitation to the Dance (1956)
93 min | Animation, Fantasy, Musical
This is a movie where three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part. Kelly is a clown in the 'Circus'; a ... See full summary »
Votes: 623 | Gross: $0.60M
58. Des gens sans importance (1956)
101 min | Drama
Mid-aged married truck driver falls in love with a young waitress he meets while making a break on a long trip. They try to make it work, but she can't get a decent job or place to stay in ... See full summary »
59. The Brave One (1956)
Approved | 100 min | Drama, Family
A young Mexican boy tirelessly tries to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a celebrated matador.
60. Charleys Tante (1956)
89 min | Comedy, Romance
61. Liane, Jungle Goddess (1956)
88 min | Adventure
An expedition discovers blonde 16 year-old Liane venerated by the native tribe in the African jungle and returns her to Hamburg where she is welcomed by her grandfather, ship tycoon Von ... See full summary »
62. Teenage Wolfpack (1956)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
"Think of a law, they've broken it. Think of a crime, they've committed it." A tense, tough story of teenage gangs committing acts of robbery, violence, and murder. The leader of the gang ... See full summary »
63. Michael Strogoff (1956)
111 min | Adventure, History, War
In 19th century Russia, a Tartar rebellion led by Feofar Khan separates Russia from Siberia where the Tsar's brother and his troops are making a last stand. The Tsar entrusts Captain Michel Strogoff to deliver a vital message to them.
64. Hochzeit auf Immenhof (1956)
94 min | Comedy, Family
The story is set around 1956, two years later than the first movie. What was menacing then has become bitter truth: The Immenhof has been closed by officials, awaiting auction. In the ... See full summary »
65. Bambuti (1956)
79 min | Documentary
66. Child in the House (1956)
90 min | Drama
Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.
67. Vor Sonnenuntergang (1956)
103 min | Drama
68. Das Bad auf der Tenne (1956)
88 min | Comedy