1958 - Top of the Pops

All movies from 1958 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.
Vertigo (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
“ 2209 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
Touch of Evil (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town. (95 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
“ 707 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ 286 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events. (91 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 134 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Gigi (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. (115 mins.)
“ 98,18 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The Defiant Ones (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
“ 92,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Big Country (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land. (165 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ 91,64 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Horror of Dracula (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ 86,21 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Mon Oncle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings. (117 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
“ 84,53 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce. (106 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
“ 73,63 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ 67,95 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners. (115 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ 66,46 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
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 fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ 57,60 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
The Vikings (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. (116 mins.)
“ 57,22 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
The Young Lions (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war... (167 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ 54,10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story. (103 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ 53,75 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
The Bravados (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged... (98 mins.)
Director: Henry King
“ 47,90 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
The Horse's Mouth (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A somewhat vulgar but dedicated painter searches for the perfect realization of his artistic vision, much to the chagrin of others. (97 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
“ 47,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ 44,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Indiscreet (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An actress who has given up on love meets a suave banker and begins a flirtation with him...even though he's already married. (100 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
“ 42,65 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
I Want to Live! (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ 42,61 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Separate Tables (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The stories of several people are told as they stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at "Separate Tables." (100 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ 42,04 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
Houseboat (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A widower, his three young children, and a bombshell nanny get to know each other better when circumstances have them living together aboard a badly neglected houseboat. (110 mins.)
“ 41,88 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
South Pacific (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission. (157 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
“ 39,91 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Some Came Running (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran winds up in his small Indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life. (137 mins.)
“ 39,69 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
The Lovers (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Saddled with a dull husband and a foolish lover, a woman has an affair with a stranger. (90 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
“ 38,45 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Man of the West (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band. (100 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ 37,07 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own. (100 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
“ 32,55 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary... (158 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
“ 28,37 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
The Ballad of Narayama (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A kabuki theatre-inflected story about a poor village whose people have to be carried to a nearby mountain to die once they get old. (98 mins.)
“ 23,02 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest... (94 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ 22,13 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2... (119 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 18,85 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
Two Men and a Wardrobe (1958 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two men emerge from the sea onto the beach carrying a large wooden wardrobe with a mirror on its front... (15 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ 17,96 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Lake of the Dead (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of friends travel to a cabin in the Norwegian forest. It's a rumor that at night a crazy man can be heard screaming at a lake nearby the cabin. (76 mins.)
“ 17,16 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
The Brothers Karamazov (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly... (145 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ 15,22 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Brink of Life (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Three women in a maternity ward reveal their lives and intimate thoughts to each other while in a maternity ward together, where they face the choice of keeping their babies or offering them for adoption. (84 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ 14,17 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Le Beau Serge (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After long absence, a man returns to his hometown only to find his best friend has become an alcoholic. (98 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
“ 14,06 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
The Lineup (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In San Francisco, a psychopathic gangster and his mentor retrieve heroin packages carried by unsuspecting travelers. (86 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
“ 11,48 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Lonelyhearts (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Eager to land a journalistic position, Adam White goes to work as an advice-giving newspaper columnist... (100 mins.)
“ 10,33 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
Love Is My Profession (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him. (105 mins.)
“ 10 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Fanfare (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After a fight the brass band in a small village splits up into two separate bands. They both want to win a contest and will do anything to prevent the other band from winning it. (86 mins.)
Director: Bert Haanstra
“ 8,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country... (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ 7,78 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
The Proud Rebel (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Confederate veteran living in the Yankee North struggles with his son's shock induced muteness and the hate of the Northerners. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ 7,05 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
The Naked and the Dead (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the Pacific during World War 2, the officers live a comfortable life with good food, good drink and good quarters... (131 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ 6,31 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
St. Louis Blues (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Will Handy grows up in Memphis with his preacher father and his Aunt Hagar. His father intends for him to use his musical gifts only in church... (105 mins.)
Director: Allen Reisner
“ 5,90 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The Noose (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
One day in the life of an alcohol addict. With the help of his girlfriend Krysia, Kuba attempts to regain control of his life. But when she's at work, Kuba is home alone, and it becomes hard not to resist the temptation. (96 mins.)
Director: Wojciech J. Has
“ 5,80 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
Mädchen in Uniform (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After the death of her parents young girl Manuela von Meinhardis is sent to a boarding school where Prussian drill rules the education... (95 mins.)
Director: Geza Radvanyi
“ 5,25 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
Veronica and Her Dunce (1958 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A careless mother hires a young tutor to bring up her son's marks, as bad in mathematics as in French language... (18 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
“ 4,66 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Rosaura a las 10 (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Out of the blue, a meek, old painter begins receiving love letters from Rosaura. This intrigues his fellow boarding house tenants, so they involve themselves into his relationship until one day the mysterious Rosaura appears. (100 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
“ 4,01 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Eroica (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two sketches covering episodes from the World War II. In the first novel, "Scherzo alla polacca", a shrewd son... (87 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk
“ 3,74 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
Das Wirtshaus im Spessart (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Countess Franziska "is kidnapped" by a band of robbers. However, her father is not willing to pay the ransom so Franziska changes sides. (99 mins.)
Director: Kurt Hoffmann
“ 3,55 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
Me and the Colonel (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Jacobowsky, a Jewish refugee, flees from the Nazis with an aristocratic, anti-semitic Polish officer trying to get papers to England... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
“ 3,53 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
Anna Lucasta (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Young woman struggling with a sordid past finds her biggest enemy had larger Demons than her. (97 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
“ 3,41 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
Wir Wunderkinder (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The movie explains Germany from 1913 until 1955 by example of two contrary characters: The idealistic journalist Hans (H.-J... (108 mins.)
Director: Kurt Hoffmann
“ 3,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Village by the River (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An independent-thinking doctor in a rural community with his own ideas of how medicine should be practiced begins to find himself ostracized from the community after one of his patients commits suicide. (92 mins.)
Director: Fons Rademakers
“ 2,83 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
Lydia Ate the Apple (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Pawel and Lidka are from different worlds but they somehow meet each other in a night club. He's a young lad from a wealthy family, she's an attractive dancer. They fall in love and go out of town but their happiness doesn't last long. (97 mins.)
Director: Wojciech J. Has
“ 2,74 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
57.
The Crammer (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dr. Hermann Seidel is an authoritarian teacher at a small town high school.After the dislocation to a big town school, he sees himself and his concept of education, put to a severe test. (91 mins.)
“ 2,50 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
58.
Rosemary (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
West Germany in '50s is becoming an economic superpower. In such climate, Rosemarie is just one of many... (105 mins.)
Director: Rolf Thiele
“ 2,34 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
59.
Back to the Wall (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A wealthy industrialist discovers his wife is having an affair and decides to exact revenge by blackmailing her under an assumed identity. (93 mins.)
“ 1,78 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
60.
The Musicians (1960 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A documentary about a group of Warsaw tram workers who moonlight in the city orchestra at night. (9 mins.)
“ 1,72 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
61.
Eve Wants to Sleep (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ewa Bonecka, a young student about to start school in a new place finds herself without a place to sleep... (95 mins.)
“ 1,46 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
62.
Der eiserne Gustav (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Gustav Hartmann is in trouble. Because of the new taxis he doesn't get many passengers in his horse-drawn carriage... (102 mins.)
Director: Georg Hurdalek
“ 1,28 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
63.
The Last Day of Summer (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young man meets a middle-aged woman at a deserted beach. Will they overcome their personal and wartime traumas and find a way to stay together? (66 mins.)
“ 1,24 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
64.
The Eighth Day of the Week (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young couple in love hopes to have some privacy but the widespread housing problems don't allow them to find any place to stay. (83 mins.)
Director: Aleksander Ford
“ 1,06 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
65.
The Copper (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(96 mins.)
Director: Eugen York
“ 0,78 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
66.
The Muzzle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(95 mins.)
“ 0,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
67.
13 kleine Esel und der Sonnenhof (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Hans Deppe
“ 0,47 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
68.
Peter Voss, der Millionendieb (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(110 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Becker
“ 0,35 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
69.
...und abends in die Scala (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The chorus girl Caterina Duval gets the chance of her life when hired as stand-in of a famous star. On the opening night Catarina is singing, dancing and stepping into the hearts of the audience. (94 mins.)
Director: Erik Ode
“ 0,31 points ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
70.
Zolnierz królowej Madagaskaru (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A vaudeville-like musical about courtship, temptation, secret love and vibrant cabaret life in turn-of-the-century Warsaw. (77 mins.)
Director: Jerzy Zarzycki
“ 0,08 points ” - dziwnytenswiat