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1. 12 Angry Men (1957) 12 Angry Men (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court. Dir: Sidney Lumet With: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam Drama 96 mins.
2. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall Comedy | Drama | Romance 95 mins.
3. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter Drama 122 mins.
4. Seven Samurai (1954) Seven Samurai (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima Action | Drama 207 mins.
5. Rear Window (1954) Rear Window (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey Mystery | Thriller 112 mins.
6. Vertigo (1958) Vertigo (1958)
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A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes Mystery | Romance | Thriller 128 mins.
7. Peter Pan (1953) Peter Pan (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Music 77 mins.
8. Sabrina (1954) Sabrina (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur. But it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden Comedy | Drama | Romance 113 mins.
9. The Searchers (1956) The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles Adventure | Western 119 mins.
10. Some Like It Hot (1959) Some Like It Hot (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon Comedy 120 mins.
11. North by Northwest (1959) North by Northwest (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 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. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason Adventure | Mystery | Thriller 136 mins.
12. On the Waterfront (1954) On the Waterfront (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb Crime | Drama | Thriller 108 mins.
13. Cinderella (1950) Cinderella (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 74 mins.
14. The Wild One (1953) The Wild One (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail. Dir: Laslo Benedek With: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith Drama 79 mins.
15. Ben-Hur (1959) Ben-Hur (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. Dir: William Wyler With: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd Adventure | Drama 212 mins.
16. Guys and Dolls (1955) Guys and Dolls (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz With: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra Comedy | Musical | Romance 150 mins.
17. Roman Holiday (1953) Roman Holiday (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Dir: William Wyler With: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert Comedy | Drama | Romance 118 mins.
18. The Seventh Seal (1957) The Seventh Seal (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. Dir: Ingmar Bergman With: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot Drama | Fantasy 96 mins.
19. Sleeping Beauty (1959) Sleeping Beauty (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 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. Dir: Clyde Geronimi With: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley Animation | Family | Fantasy | Musical | Romance 75 mins.
20. The African Queen (1951) The African Queen (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley Adventure | Romance | War 105 mins.
21. Singin' in the Rain (1952) Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. Dir: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly With: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 103 mins.
22. Alice in Wonderland (1951) Alice in Wonderland (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 75 mins.
23. Paths of Glory (1957) Paths of Glory (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou Drama | War 88 mins.
24. All About Eve (1950) All About Eve (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz With: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders Drama 138 mins.
25. From Here to Eternity (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr Drama | Romance | War 118 mins.
26. Mister Roberts (1955) Mister Roberts (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. Dir: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy With: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell Comedy | Drama | War 123 mins.
27. Sunset Blvd. (1950) Sunset Blvd. (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. Dir: Billy Wilder With: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim Drama | Film-Noir 110 mins.
28. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 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. Dir: David Lean With: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins Adventure | Drama | War 161 mins.
29. Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. Dir: Nicholas Ray With: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo Drama 111 mins.
30. Funny Face (1957) 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. Dir: Stanley Donen With: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson Comedy | Musical | Romance 103 mins.
31. The Ten Commandments (1956) The Ten Commandments (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter Adventure | Drama | History 220 mins.
32. Dial M for Murder (1954) Dial M for Murder (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings Crime | Thriller 105 mins.
33. Forbidden Planet (1956) Forbidden Planet (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox With: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen Action | Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
34. Sayonara (1957) Sayonara (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 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. Dir: Joshua Logan With: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens Drama | Romance 147 mins.
35. Rio Bravo (1959) Rio Bravo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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. Dir: Howard Hawks With: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson Western 141 mins.
36. The Young Lions (1958) The Young Lions (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war... Dir: Edward Dmytryk With: Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin Action | Drama | War 167 mins.
37. Giant (1956) Giant (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates. Dir: George Stevens With: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean Drama | Romance | Western 201 mins.
38. To Catch a Thief (1955) To Catch a Thief (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis Crime | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 106 mins.
39. Curse of the Undead (1959) Curse of the Undead (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
B-grade western with a twist: mysterious gunslinger-for-hire Drake Robey is really a vampire, and it's up to Preacher Dan to save the town and girlfriend Dolores Carter. Dir: Edward Dein With: Eric Fleming, Michael Pate, Kathleen Crowley Horror | Western 79 mins.
40. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fiancé to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn Comedy | Musical | Romance 91 mins.
41. East of Eden (1955) East of Eden (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming... Dir: Elia Kazan With: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris Drama 115 mins.
42. Anatomy of a Murder (1959) 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? Dir: Otto Preminger With: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 160 mins.
43. Godzilla (1954) Godzilla (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 96 mins.
44. Rashomon (1950) Rashomon (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori Crime | Drama | Mystery 88 mins.
45. Witness for the Prosecution (1957) Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton Crime | Drama | Mystery 116 mins.
46. Lady and the Tramp (1955) Lady and the Tramp (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Romance 76 mins.
47. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 101 mins.
48. Designing Woman (1957) Designing Woman (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Mike Hagen and Marilla Brown marry after a whirlwind romance on the west coast, they return to... Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray Comedy | Romance 118 mins.
49. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
50. The 400 Blows (1959) The 400 Blows (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Intensely touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. Dir: François Truffaut With: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier Crime | Drama 99 mins.
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