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1.
12 Angry Men (1957)
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. (96 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
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20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)
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The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature comes with it and quickly grows gigantic. (82 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
 
3.
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him. (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
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A Bomb for a Dictator (1957)
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A revolution breaks out in a South American country while its cruel dictator is on a trip to France... (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Joffé
 
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A Face in the Crowd (1957)
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become? (126 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
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A Farewell to Arms (1957)
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An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit. (152 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
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A Gift for Music (1957)
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(89 mins.)
 
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A Hatful of Rain (1957)
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family. (109 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
10.
A King in New York (1957)
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist. (110 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
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A Kiss for a Killer (1957)
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Betty Farnwell, a rich widow living in Nice, decides to marry Philippe, a good-looking but self-interested man... (98 mins.)
Director: Henri Verneuil
 
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A Novel Affair (1957)
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A chauffeur gets the wrong idea when he reads his lady boss's erotic novel. (97 mins.)
Director: Muriel Box
 
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A császár parancsára (1957)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Frigyes Bán
 
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A nagyrozsdási eset (1957)
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(96 mins.)
 
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Abandon Ship (1957)
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner. (100 mins.)
Director: Richard Sale
 
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Across the Bridge (1957)
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A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters. (103 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
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Action of the Tiger (1957)
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Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner. (93 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
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Affair in Havana (1957)
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Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife. (77 mins.)
Director: Laslo Benedek
 
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Affair in Reno (1956)
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A female detective falls in love with a public relations man. (75 mins.)
 
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After the Ball (1957)
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The life and loves of Music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility. (89 mins.)
Director: Compton Bennett
 
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All Mine to Give (1957)
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes. (103 mins.)
Director: Allen Reisner
 
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All at Sea (1957)
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A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Frend
 
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An Affair to Remember (1957)
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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen? (119 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
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An Easy Life (1957)
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(79 mins.)
Director: Milos Makovec
 
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An Eye for an Eye (1957)
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In North Africa Dr. Walter (W) is a very skilled surgeon but lives at a distance from the hospital.... (113 mins.)
Director: André Cayatte
 
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Tikhiy Don (1957)
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A six-hour long epic (original director's cut) about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922... (340 mins.)
 
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Andela (1957)
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Director: Vojtech Jasný
 
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Apache Warrior (1957)
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This is the story of the Apache Kid; how he aided in the capture of Geronimo and his band, and later became a hunted renegade himself. (74 mins.)
Director: Elmo Williams
 
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April Love (1957)
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A young man visiting his relatives' farm in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor. (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
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A Man in the Storm (1957)
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Judo expert Saburô Watari fights his judo master, Tsujido, while simultaneously in conflict with a karate expert. (95 mins.)
 
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Arrivano i dollari! (1957)
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A widow goes to Italy from South Africa to find out whether or not her late husband's five nephews are worthy of his inheritance... (82 mins.)
Director: Mario Costa
 
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At the Terminus (1957)
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(95 mins.)
 
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Atomska bajka (1957 Short Film)
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(45 mins.)
 
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Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)
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Scientists become trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, murderous giant crabs. (62 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
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Baby Face Nelson (1957)
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George "Babyface" Nelson becomes one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone he allies himself with John Dillinger... (85 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
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Back from the Dead (1957)
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A newly married young woman is possessed by the evil spirt of her husband's deceased first wife. The possession turns her into a scheming killer who will stop at nothing to get what she wants. (79 mins.)
 
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Baltiyskaya slava (1957)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Yan Frid
 
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Band of Angels (1957)
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Mantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black. (125 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
39.
Banktresor 713 (1957)
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A tragedy set in post-war Germany. A man is unable to find a job. In his desperation, he plans to rob... (86 mins.)
Director: Werner Klingler
 
40.
Battle Hell (1957)
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In 1949, during the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S. Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries. (113 mins.)
 
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Battle Hymn (1957)
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A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War. (108 mins.)
Director: Douglas Sirk
 
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Beau James (1957)
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Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932. (105 mins.)
 
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Before Midnight (1957)
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(90 mins.)
 
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Beginning of the End (1957)
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Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm... (76 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
45.
Bayou (1957)
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A New York architect meets a Cajun beauty in a remote bayou village. (83 mins.)
Director: Harold Daniels
 
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Bernardine (1957)
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High school students enter a fictional woman's name (Bernardine Mudd) in a contest. The contestant wins and hilarity ensues. (95 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
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Big Time Operators (1957)
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A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there. (80 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
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Bitter Victory (1957)
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A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers. (102 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
 
51.
Black River (1957)
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Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S... (114 mins.)
 
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Blood of Dracula (1957)
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Under hypnosis, a young woman turns into a vampire. (69 mins.)
 
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Blue Murder at St. Trinian's (1957)
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To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to... (86 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
 
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Bolond április (1957)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
55.
Bomba (1957)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Jaroslav Balík
 
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Bombers B-52 (1957)
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Sgt. Chuck Brennan always disliked playboy and hotshot, Col. Jim Herlihy. Now Chuck has even more reason to, Jim is dating his daughter, Lois. (106 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
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Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
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Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient... (111 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
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Brothers in Law (1957)
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Roger Thursby is just starting out as a barrister, full of ideals but he is a bit too keen for his fellow lawyers. (94 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
60.
Calypso Joe (1957)
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Juile, an airline hostess, has her mind made up to marry South American millionaire Rico Vargas, in spite of the efforts made by her former boyfriend... (76 mins.)
Director: Edward Dein
 
61.
Campbell's Kingdom (1957)
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Bruce Campbell arrives in Canada to take over his grandfather's inheritance, an area on the Rockies know as Campbell's Kingdom... (102 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
62.
Camping (1958)
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The two young lovers Tao and Valeria decide to go and enjoy a beautiful holiday in privacy, away from the daily routine and their parents... (94 mins.)
 
63.
Carnival Rock (1957)
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Christy runs a rock and roll nightclub on a carnival pier with his righ-hand-man Benny. Christy has a crush on the club's star... (75 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
64.
Casino de Paris (1957)
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Alexandre Gordy voit Cathérine dans une revue au Casino de Paris et pense qu'elle est faite pour le... (97 mins.)
 
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Castle in Tyrol (1957)
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(86 mins.)
 
66.
Castles and Cottages (1957)
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Lifelong hard work for the count makes the servant Anton a cripple. Everybody calls him Crooked Anton... (204 mins.)
Director: Kurt Maetzig
 
67.
Cat Girl (1957)
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A young woman inherits a family curse that turns her into a murderous feline when she is angered. (76 mins.)
 
68.
Cert nespi (1957)
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(95 mins.)
 
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Chain of Evidence (1957)
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The fourth of five Ben Schwab productions that starred Bill Elliott as a detective lieutenant in the L.A... (64 mins.)
Director: Paul Landres
 
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Chelkash (1957)
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(47 mins.)
Director: Fyodor Filippov
 
72.
Chicago Confidential (1957)
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An honest union official named Blane is framed for the murder of another union official. Thus off the hook... (75 mins.)
Director: Sidney Salkow
 
73.
China Gate (1957)
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In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot. (97 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
74.
City After Midnight (1957)
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A series of daring robberies has taken place on Rue des Anges, a quiet street in the town of La Bandelette... (85 mins.)
Director: Compton Bennett
 
75.
Confessions of Felix Krull (1957)
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(107 mins.)
Director: Kurt Hoffmann
 
76.
Count Five and Die (1957)
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American and British counter-espionage combine to convince the Germans the cross-channel invasion will be in the Netherlands instead of France. (91 mins.)
Director: Victor Vicas
 
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Count Max (1957)
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Alberto, a newspaper man, tries a one-time shot of living the good life with the help of his penniless mentor. (101 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Bianchi
 
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Courage of Black Beauty (1957)
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After some hesitation, 10-year-old Bobby accepts the gift of a magnificent black foal from his severe, thoughtless and overprotective father. (78 mins.)
 
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Crime of Passion (1957)
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Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance Bill's career soon takes her down a dangerous path. (84 mins.)
Director: Gerd Oswald
 
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Cry of the Bewitched (1957)
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Cuba, 1850. On a sugar-cane plantation, the master and his wife are happy : they're expecting a child... (85 mins.)
 
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Curfew Breakers (1957)
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Police Lieutenant Lacey, with aid from Coach Bettger, heads a crack-down on dope-peddling to high-school athletes... (83 mins.)
Director: Alex Wells
 
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Curse of the Demon (1957)
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Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader Julian Karswell... (95 mins.)
 
85.
Czlowiek na torze (1957)
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In 1950, at night, a passenger train kills a man on the tracks. He is Orzechowski, an engineer since 1914... (89 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Munk
 
86.
Dangerous Youth (1957)
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Just after a young singer comes out with his first hit record, he is drafted into the Army. (107 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wilcox
 
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Das haut hin (1957)
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Slapstick comedy about a student trying to win the heart of a circus artist by showing off artistic skills. (96 mins.)
 
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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957)
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A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer. (71 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
 
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Death in Small Doses (1957)
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A government agent investigates the use of illegal amphetamines among long-haul truck drivers. (79 mins.)
 
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Decision Against Time (1957)
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The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself... (87 mins.)
 
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Decision at Sundown (1957)
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Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier. (77 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
 
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Delo N. 306 (1957)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Anatoli Rybakov
 
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Demoniac (1957)
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Gervais and his friend Bernard, two prisoners of war, manage to escape from the camp where they are held... (101 mins.)
Director: Luis Saslavsky
 
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Der Edelweißkönig (1957)
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(83 mins.)
Director: Gustav Ucicky
 
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Der Fuchs von Paris (1957)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Paul May
 
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Der schräge Otto (1957)
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A wannabe revue dancer meets a man she thinks is the revue's impresario, and mistaken identities lead to laughs. (104 mins.)
 
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Desert Warrior (1957)
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Prince Saïd escapes his father's murderers, sent by traitor Ibrahim who quickly takes over the throne. Becoming a desert bandit he fights to get back his rights, meeting in the meantime beautiful Amina, Ibrahim's daughter. (87 mins.)
 
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Designing Woman (1957)
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A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common. (118 mins.)
 
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Desk Set (1957)
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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network's research department. (103 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang