1959 - My Average Voting List

All films from 1959 I have seen. Average vote from IMDb and my vote.
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1.
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan. (208 mins.)
“ Vote: 9,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
2.
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals. (181 mins.)
“ Vote: 9,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
3.
North by Northwest (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
“ Vote: 9,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
4.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (121 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Vote: 9,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
5.
Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Young Russian soldier Alyosha earns a medal, but asks to visit his mother instead. His journey recounts various kinds of love during wartime. (88 mins.)
“ Vote: 9,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
6.
The World of Apu (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer. (105 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
“ Vote: 9,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
7.
The Bridge (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers. (103 mins.)
Director: Bernhard Wicki
“ Vote: 8,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
8.
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth. (114 mins.)
“ Vote: 8,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
9.
Rio Bravo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. (141 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ Vote: 8,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
10.
Good Morning (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two boys begin a silence strike to press their parents into buying them a television set. (94 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Vote: 8,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
11.
Tiger Bay (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation. (105 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Vote: 8,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
12.
Baza ludzi umarlych (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Because of the danger involved and the harsh conditions, wood transport drivers, working in the forests of south-east Poland, are going to quit their jobs. A party activist arrives to make them change their minds. (104 mins.)
“ Vote: 8,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
13.
Serengeti (1959 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(85 mins.)
“ Vote: 8,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
14.
Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both... (106 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
“ Vote: 7,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
15.
Nazarin (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor. (94 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
“ Vote: 7,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
16.
Violent Summer (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini play while the war gets closer. Carlo Caremoli... (100 mins.)
Director: Valerio Zurlini
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
17.
Night Train (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Jerzy enters a train set for the Baltic coast. He seems to be on the run from something - as does the... (99 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
18.
Room at the Top (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman. (117 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
“ Vote: 7,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
19.
Compulsion (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case. (103 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,75 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
20.
Day of the Outlaw (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow. (92 mins.)
Director: Andre De Toth
“ Vote: 7,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
21.
The Five Pennies (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles... (117 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
22.
Our Man in Havana (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble. (103 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ Vote: 7,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
23.
North West Frontier (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it. (129 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Vote: 7,60 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
24.
The 400 Blows (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. (99 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
25.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (160 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
“ Vote: 7,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
26.
Fires on the Plain (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation. (108 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
“ Vote: 7,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
27.
Roses for the Prosecutor (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
April 1945. Because he stole two bars of chocolate, the soldier Rudi is sentenced to death by the court-martial judge Dr... (97 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
28.
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war. (90 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ Vote: 7,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
29.
Un témoin dans la ville (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband... (86 mins.)
“ Vote: 7,40 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
30.
The Facts of Murder (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police detective and his team attempt to solve two crimes committed within a day of each other in neighboring apartment rooms. (115 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
“ Vote: 7,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
31.
Black Orpheus (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. (100 mins.)
Director: Marcel Camus
“ Vote: 7,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
32.
Shadows (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Cassavetes' jazz-scored improvisational film explores interracial friendships and relationships in Beat-Era (1950s) New York City. (81 mins.)
Director: John Cassavetes
“ Vote: 7,20 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
33.
The Cow and I (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1942, a French prisoner of war in Germany decides to escape to France using a cow held by a lunge as a decoy. He crosses all Germany in this way. (118 mins.)
Director: Henri Verneuil
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
34.
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife. (95 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
“ Vote: 7,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
35.
The Scapegoat (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An English schoolteacher meets his lookalike, a French count; and unwillingly swaps identities with him. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Hamer
“ Vote: 7,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
36.
Marie-Octobre (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Fifteen years after WWII, a group of ex-resistance fighters are brought together by Marie-Octobre, so that the former members of the network can finally relive one fateful night and find out who betrayed their murdered leader, Castille. (90 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Vote: 7,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
37.
Ben-Hur (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. (212 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Vote: 7,05 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
38.
The Mouse That Roared (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan. (83 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
“ Vote: 7,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
39.
Fever Mounts at El Pao (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Aroused citizens assassinate an unpopular Caribbean despot, then two men vie for his gorgeous widow Ines... (97 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
“ Vote: 7,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
40.
The Horse Soldiers (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply center... (120 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ Vote: 7,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
41.
Picnic on the Grass (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination... (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Vote: 7,00 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
42.
Pickpocket (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
“ Vote: 6,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
43.
Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever? (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the winter of 1943, against the background of battle scenes, a young German Lieutenant who increasingly distrusts the inhuman Nazi ideology struggles with the concept of war. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Wisbar
“ Vote: 6,90 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
44.
The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name. (105 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
45.
The Buddenbrooks (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
First part of two of the saga of the troubled Buddenbrook family and their business in mid 19th century Germany. (99 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
46.
The Buddenbrooks (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Second part of two of the saga of the troubled Buddenbrook family and their business in 19th century Germany. (107 mins.)
“ Vote: 6,80 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
47.
That Kind of Woman (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In June 1944, Kay and Jane travel on an overnight train from Miami to New York, accompanied by Harry... (92 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Vote: 6,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
48.
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. (180 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Vote: 6,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
49.
Warlock (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A famous gunman becomes the marshal of Warlock to end a gang's rampages, but is met with some opposition by a former gang member turned deputy sheriff who wants to follow only legal methods. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
“ Vote: 6,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
50.
Look Back in Anger (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ Vote: 6,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
51.
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
“ Vote: 6,65 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
52.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate. (87 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ Vote: 6,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
53.
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
“ Vote: 6,45 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
54.
It Happened to Jane (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world". (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ Vote: 6,30 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
55.
Ride Lonesome (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A bounty hunter escorts a killer to town to be hanged, but is allowing the man's outlaw brother to catch up with him, for a showdown over a shocking previous murder. (73 mins.)
Director: Budd Boetticher
“ Vote: 6,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
56.
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies. (75 mins.)
Director: Clyde Geronimi
“ Vote: 6,15 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
57.
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
“ Vote: 6,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
58.
Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Eschnapur, a local Maharajah and a German architect fall in-love with the same temple dancer. (101 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Vote: 5,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
59.
The Indian Tomb (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne. (102 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Vote: 5,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
60.
Ship of the Dead (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After a line of mischief Philip Gale, an American sailor, is lured into hiring on the "Yorikke", a tramp cargo... (97 mins.)
Director: Georg Tressler
“ Vote: 5,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
61.
Verboten! (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young American serviceman, stationed in Germany after the fall of the Third Reich, jeopardises his... (93 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
“ Vote: 5,95 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
62.
Natürlich die Autofahrer (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Eberhard Dobermann is a widower and a policeman who loves to control the roads and let people pay fines... (82 mins.)
Director: Erich Engels
“ Vote: 5,70 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
63.
Speed (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Poland, during the World War. Lotna is a magnificent specimen of Arabian horse, the pride of her owner... (90 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ Vote: 5,55 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
64.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center. (132 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
“ Vote: 5,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
65.
Alle lieben Peter (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Becker
“ Vote: 5,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
66.
The Best of Everything (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups. (121 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
“ Vote: 5,25 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
67.
On the Beach (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. (134 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
“ Vote: 5,10 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
68.
Ein Mann geht durch die Wand (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Story of a man who out of frustration discovers that he has the ability to walk through walls. (99 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
“ Vote: 4,85 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
69.
Solomon and Sheba (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba. (141 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
“ Vote: 4,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat
 
70.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb). (79 mins.)
“ Vote: 2,50 ” - dziwnytenswiat