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Movies and shows that premiered the year I was born.
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1.
An Affair to Remember (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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
 
2.
April Love (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young man visiting his relatives' farm in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor. (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
3.
The Bachelor Party (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them... (92 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
 
4.
Blondie (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Arthur Lake had played Dagwood in a long series of "Blondie" movies. This show, retelling stories and situations familiar to readers of the comic strip, lasted one year. (30 mins.)
Director: Abby Berlin
 
5.
Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient... (111 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
6.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it. (161 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
7.
The Delicate Delinquent (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Sidney Pythias is a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Mike Damon as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With Damon's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too. (101 mins.)
Director: Don McGuire
 
8.
Funny Face (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk. (103 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
9.
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. (122 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
10.
A Hatful of Rain (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family. (109 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
11.
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A marine and a nun form an unlikely friendship. The marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific island and the nun has been left behind there; they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war. (108 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
12.
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
13.
Leave It to Beaver (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The misadventures of a suburban boy, family and friends. (30 mins.)
 
14.
Les Girls (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil... (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
15.
Maverick (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers... (60 mins.)
 
16.
Pal Joey (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets... (111 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
17.
Perry Mason (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A master defense attorney handles difficult criminal cases for his accused clients. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Peyton Place (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals. (157 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
19.
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her. (115 mins.)
 
20.
Raintree County (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A graduating poet/teacher falls in love with a Southern woman, and then the Civil War and her past create problems. (160 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
21.
The Real McCoys (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around. (30 mins.)
 
22.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing. (135 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
23.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder. (91 mins.)
 
24.
12 Angry Men (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. (96 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
25.
Wagon Train (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains... (75 mins.)
 
26.
Wild Is the Wind (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An immigrant Nevada rancher brings a woman from Italy to be his second wife but when he neglects her, she becomes involved with his trusted assistant. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Actor. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
27.
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
28.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
29.
Zorro (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Sayonara (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A US air force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer. (147 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
31.
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
32.
The Joker Is Wild (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Frank Sinatra plays Joe E. Lewis, a famous comedian of the 1930s-50s. When the movie opens, Lewis is a young... (126 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
 
33.
Perri (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril... (75 mins.)
 
34.
Nights of Cabiria (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak. (110 mins.)
 
35.
Mother India (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code. (172 mins.)
Director: Mehboob
 
36.
The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
 
37.
Nine Lives (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The movie takes place during World War II and depicts the true story of Jan Baalsruds amazing escape... (96 mins.)
Director: Arne Skouen
 
38.
The Gates of Paris (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An old bum becomes infatuated with a pretty young girl who gets entangled with a young gangster. (95 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
39.
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife, and his premature death. (122 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
40.
The Tin Star (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun. (93 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
41.
Operation Mad Ball (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Locke try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O. (105 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine