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1. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
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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.
2. Alice in Wonderland (1951) Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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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.
3. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
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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.
4. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. Dir: Robert Wise With: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe Drama | Sci-Fi 92 mins.
5. The African Queen (1951) The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat 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 | Drama | Romance | War 105 mins.
6. The Whip Hand (1951) The Whip Hand (1951)
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Matt Corbin, a vacationing magazine writer, takes a fishing trip to Minnesota, and stumbles across a lake in which all the fish have mysteriously died... Dir: William Cameron Menzies With: Carla Balenda, Elliott Reid, Edgar Barrier Action | Adventure | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller | War United States-PASSED 82 mins.
7. An American in Paris (1951) An American in Paris (1951)
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Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. However, things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant Musical | Romance 113 mins.
8. The Thing from Another World (1951) The Thing from Another World (1951)
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost. Dir: Christian Nyby With: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness Horror | Sci-Fi 87 mins.
9. Ace in the Hole (1951) Ace in the Hole (1951)
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A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur Drama | Film-Noir 111 mins.
10. A Place in the Sun (1951) A Place in the Sun (1951)
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women. Dir: George Stevens With: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters Drama | Film-Noir | Romance United States-PASSED 122 mins.
11. Quo Vadis (1951) Quo Vadis (1951)
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A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn Biography | Drama | History | Romance 171 mins.
12. Callaway Went Thataway (1951) Callaway Went Thataway (1951)
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Two smart marketing people resurrect some old films starring cowboy Smoky Callaway and put them on television... Dir: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama With: Fred MacMurray, Dorothy McGuire, Howard Keel Comedy | Western 81 mins.
13. Rawhide (1951) Rawhide (1951)
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A stagecoach stop employee and a stranded woman traveler find themselves at the mercy of four desperate outlaws intent on robbing the next day's gold shipment. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Hugh Marlowe Drama | Romance | Western 89 mins.
14. Santa Fe (1951) Santa Fe (1951)
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After their service in the Civil War, four brothers go their separate ways, but later find themselves on opposite sides of a final showdown. Dir: Irving Pichel With: Randolph Scott, Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland Action | Romance | Western United States-PASSED 87 mins.
15. Show Boat (1951) Show Boat (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. Dir: George Sidney With: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel Drama | Family | Musical | Romance United States-PASSED 108 mins.
16. People Will Talk (1951) People Will Talk (1951)
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Dr. Noah Praetorius falls in love with Debra, a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz With: Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Finlay Currie Comedy | Drama | Romance 110 mins.
17. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951) The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)
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The story of the final years of the respected World War II German general, Erwin Rommel. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy Biography | Drama | War 88 mins.
18. When Worlds Collide (1951) When Worlds Collide (1951)
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home. Dir: Rudolph Maté With: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen Family | Sci-Fi 83 mins.
19. Operation Pacific (1951) Operation Pacific (1951)
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During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife. Dir: George Waggner With: John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond Drama | War 111 mins.
20. Nobody's Children (1951) Nobody's Children (1951)
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The tragic love story between Guido, the owner of a marble quarry and Luisa, the humble daughter of one of his employees... Dir: Raffaello Matarazzo With: Yvonne Sanson, Amedeo Nazzari, Françoise Rosay Drama | Romance 105 mins.
21. Saturday's Hero (1951) Saturday's Hero (1951)
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A star high school football player goes through the ups and downs of 'big-time' college athletics in the 1950's. Dir: David Miller With: John Derek, Donna Reed, Sidney Blackmer Drama | Sport 111 mins.
22. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951) Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
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During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty Action | Adventure | Drama | War 117 mins.
23. Take Care of My Little Girl (1951) Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)
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A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing. Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Jeanne Crain, Dale Robertson, Mitzi Gaynor Drama 93 mins.
24. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
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A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers. Dir: Charles Crichton With: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James Comedy | Crime 78 mins.
25. Decision Before Dawn (1951) Decision Before Dawn (1951)
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As the US Army approaches Nazi Germany, they recruit German prisoners to spy behind German lines. Dir: Anatole Litvak With: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner Drama | War 119 mins.
26. Fourteen Hours (1951) Fourteen Hours (1951)
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An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
27. Man in the Saddle (1951) Man in the Saddle (1951)
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A small farmer and rancher is being harassed by his mighty and powerfull neighbour. When the neighbour... Dir: André De Toth With: Randolph Scott, Joan Leslie, Ellen Drew Western 87 mins.
28. A Christmas Carol (1951) A Christmas Carol (1951)
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Dir: Brian Desmond Hurst With: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison Drama | Fantasy 86 mins.
29. Royal Wedding (1951) Royal Wedding (1951)
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books... Dir: Stanley Donen With: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford Comedy | Musical | Romance 93 mins.
30. The River (1951) The River (1951)
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Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier. Dir: Jean Renoir With: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight Drama | Romance 99 mins.
31. Detective Story (1951) Detective Story (1951)
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On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod. Dir: William Wyler With: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 103 mins.
32. The Man in the White Suit (1951) The Man in the White Suit (1951)
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An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but both big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons. Dir: Alexander Mackendrick With: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker Comedy | Sci-Fi | Drama 85 mins.
33. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
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A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain. Dir: Albert Lewin With: James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Romance 122 mins.
34. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
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A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger With: Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Ludmilla Tchérina Fantasy | Music | Musical | Romance 138 mins.
35. A Millionaire for Christy (1951) A Millionaire for Christy (1951)
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This hilarious comedy gave MacMurray a chance to show his comedic chops as Peter, a radio personality who is told he's just inherited two million dollars by a gold-digging secretary. Dir: George Marshall With: Fred MacMurray, Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson Comedy | Romance 91 mins.
36. The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)
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Concentration camp survivor Victoria Kowelska finds herself involved in mystery, greed, and murder when she assumes the identity of a dead friend in order to gain passage to America. Dir: Robert Wise With: Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese, William Lundigan Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 93 mins.
37. The Red Badge of Courage (1951) The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
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Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle. Dir: John Huston With: Audie Murphy, Bill Mauldin, Douglas Dick Drama | War 69 mins.
38. Hakuchi (1951) Hakuchi (1951)
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune Drama 166 mins.
39. Teresa (1951) Teresa (1951)
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A reluctant soldier, Peter, serves in Italy during WWII. He marries a local girl named Teresa and brings her to the US. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Pier Angeli, John Ericson, Patricia Collinge Drama 102 mins.
40. On Dangerous Ground (1951) On Dangerous Ground (1951)
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Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case. Dir: Nicholas Ray With: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 82 mins.
41. Westward the Women (1951) Westward the Women (1951)
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A trail guide escorts a group of women from Chicago to California to marry men that have recently began settling there. Dir: William A. Wellman With: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson Western | Drama 118 mins.
42. The Enforcer (1951) The Enforcer (1951)
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A crusading district attorney finally gets a chance to prosecute the organizer and boss of Murder Inc. Dir: Bretaigne Windust With: Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Ted de Corsia Drama | Crime | Film-Noir 87 mins.
43. Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)
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College prof Peter Boyd tries to salvage his professional and personal reputation by using a lab chimp to prove that environment trumps heredity in behavioral development. Dir: Frederick De Cordova With: Ronald Reagan, Diana Lynn, Walter Slezak Comedy | Family | Romance 83 mins.
44. The Man from Planet X (1951) The Man from Planet X (1951)
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions. Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer With: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond Horror | Romance | Sci-Fi | Thriller 70 mins.
45. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951) Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy. Dir: Lee Sholem With: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey Action | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 58 mins.
46. The Racket (1951) The Racket (1951)
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The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon... Dir: John Cromwell With: Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 88 mins.
47. M (1951) M (1951)
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In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children. Dir: Joseph Losey With: David Wayne, Howard Da Silva, Martin Gabel Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 88 mins.
48. Along the Great Divide (1951) Along the Great Divide (1951)
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A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar Adventure | Romance | Western 88 mins.
49. No Highway in the Sky (1951) No Highway in the Sky (1951)
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. Dir: Henry Koster With: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns Drama | Thriller 99 mins.
50. Distant Drums (1951) Distant Drums (1951)
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After destroying a Seminole fort, American soldiers and their rescued companions must face the dangerous Everglades and hostile Indians in order to reach safety. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb Action | Western 101 mins.
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