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1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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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.
2. Peter Pan (1953) Peter Pan (1953)
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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.
3. The Robe (1953) The Robe (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus... Dir: Henry Koster With: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature Drama | History 135 mins.
4. Roman Holiday (1953) Roman Holiday (1953)
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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.
5. From Here to Eternity (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953)
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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.
6. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
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Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure. Dir: Charles Crichton With: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne Comedy 84 mins.
7. Salome (1953) Salome (1953)
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In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias... Dir: William Dieterle With: Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton Drama | History 103 mins.
8. The Wild One (1953) The Wild One (1953)
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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.
9. Shane (1953) Shane (1953)
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act. Dir: George Stevens With: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin Drama | Romance | Western 118 mins.
10. The War of the Worlds (1953) The War of the Worlds (1953)
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The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne Action | Sci-Fi 85 mins.
11. Julius Caesar (1953) Julius Caesar (1953)
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz With: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason Drama | History 120 mins.
12. 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.
13. Calamity Jane (1953) Calamity Jane (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. Dir: David Butler With: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie Comedy | Musical | Western 101 mins.
14. The Wages of Fear (1953) The Wages of Fear (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot With: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck Adventure | Drama | Thriller 131 mins.
15. Stalag 17 (1953) Stalag 17 (1953)
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When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer. Dir: Billy Wilder With: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger Comedy | Drama | War 120 mins.
16. Tokyo Story (1953) Tokyo Story (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them. Dir: Yasujirô Ozu With: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura Drama 136 mins.
17. Hondo (1953) Hondo (1953)
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Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector. Dir: John Farrow With: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond Drama | Romance | War | Western 83 mins.
18. House of Wax (1953) House of Wax (1953)
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. Dir: André De Toth With: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk Horror United States-GP 88 mins.
19. The Proud and the Beautiful (1953) The Proud and the Beautiful (1953)
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The first to die in an epidemic of meningitis in Vera Cruz is a French tourist. His wife Nellie, detached and indifferent... Dir: Yves Allégret, Rafael E. Portas With: Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Carlos López Moctezuma Drama | Romance 103 mins.
20. I Confess (1953) I Confess (1953)
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Refusing to give into police investigators' questions of suspicion, due to the seal of confession, a priest becomes the prime suspect in a murder. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden Crime | Thriller 95 mins.
21. Kiss Me Kate (1953) Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew... Dir: George Sidney With: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller Comedy | Musical | Romance 109 mins.
22. Pony Express (1953) Pony Express (1953)
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Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill Hickock work to establish the Pony Express and fight Indians and California Separatists who seek to destroy it. Dir: Jerry Hopper With: Charlton Heston, Rhonda Fleming, Jan Sterling History | Western 101 mins.
23. Beat the Devil (1953) Beat the Devil (1953)
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On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen... Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida Action | Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance 89 mins.
24. Titanic (1953) Titanic (1953)
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An unhappy married couple deal with their problems on board the ill-fated ship. Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner Drama | History | Romance 98 mins.
25. Fear and Desire (1953) Fear and Desire (1953)
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Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky War | Drama 62 mins.
26. Arrowhead (1953) Arrowhead (1953)
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Chief of Scouts Ed Bannon works for the US Army at Fort Clark, Texas and he dreams of aiding in bringing peace to the region, despite opposition from both the Army and the Apaches. Dir: Charles Marquis Warren With: Charlton Heston, Jack Palance, Katy Jurado Drama | Romance | Western 105 mins.
27. Niagara (1953) Niagara (1953)
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As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder. Dir: Henry Hathaway With: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
28. The Big Heat (1953) The Big Heat (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 90 mins.
29. The Long, Long Trailer (1953) The Long, Long Trailer (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Nicky and Tacy are going to be married. Nicky wants to save up money for a house, but Tacy dreams of... Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main Comedy | Romance 103 mins.
30. Law and Order (1953) Law and Order (1953)
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Frame Johnson already cleaned up Tombstone and hopes to settle down near Cottonwood. But a marshal's work is never done... Dir: Nathan Juran With: Ronald Reagan, Dorothy Malone, Preston Foster Western 80 mins.
31. The Band Wagon (1953) The Band Wagon (1953)
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A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant Comedy | Musical | Romance 112 mins.
32. Fort Vengeance (1953) Fort Vengeance (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two American brothers chased by a posse cross into Canada and join the Canadian North-West Mounted Police at the height of the Sioux-American war. Dir: Lesley Selander With: James Craig, Rita Moreno, Keith Larsen Western 75 mins.
33. Mogambo (1953) Mogambo (1953)
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Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them... Dir: John Ford With: Clark Gable, Grace Kelly, Ava Gardner Adventure | Drama | Romance 116 mins.
34. The Earrings of Madame de... (1953) The Earrings of Madame de... (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the Paris of the late 19th century, Louise, wife of a general, sells the earrings her husband gave... Dir: Max Ophüls With: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica Drama | Romance 105 mins.
35. Glen or Glenda (1953) Glen or Glenda (1953)
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A psychiatrist tells two stories: one of a transvestite (Glen or Glenda), the other of a pseudohermaphrodite (Alan or Anne). Dir: Edward D. Wood Jr. With: Edward D. Wood Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot Drama 65 mins.
36. Invaders from Mars (1953) Invaders from Mars (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings. Dir: William Cameron Menzies With: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt Horror | Sci-Fi 78 mins.
37. Summer with Monika (1953) Summer with Monika (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Harry Lund is a nineteen-year-old young man who meets Monika, a romantic, reckless and rebellious seventeen-year-old... Dir: Ingmar Bergman With: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen Drama | Romance 96 mins.
38. Pickup on South Street (1953) Pickup on South Street (1953)
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A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring. Dir: Samuel Fuller With: Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 80 mins.
39. The Last Posse (1953) The Last Posse (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When the anxiously awaited posse returns with neither prisoners nor the stolen money, we learn in flashback what happened... Dir: Alfred L. Werker With: Broderick Crawford, John Derek, Charles Bickford Western 73 mins.
40. Serpent of the Nile (1953) Serpent of the Nile (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
In 44 BC, after the assassination of the leader of Rome Julius Caesar, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and one of the highest ranking Roman generals and Caesar's possible successor Mark Anthony begin a tragic love affair. Dir: William Castle With: Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Raymond Burr Adventure | Biography | History 81 mins.
41. Prisoners of the Casbah (1953) Prisoners of the Casbah (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A typical Sam Katzman sand-and-sandals saga that is better than his later "Harem Scarum" only because this one doesn't have Elvis Presley... Dir: Richard L. Bare With: Gloria Grahame, Cesar Romero, Turhan Bey Adventure 78 mins.
42. It Came from Outer Space (1953) It Came from Outer Space (1953)
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert, and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strange. Dir: Jack Arnold With: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake Horror | Romance | Sci-Fi | Thriller 81 mins.
43. Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953) Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
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Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc. Dir: Jacques Tati With: Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Louis Pérault Comedy 114 mins.
44. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and ultimately New York City. Dir: Eugène Lourié With: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi 80 mins.
45. The Naked Spur (1953) The Naked Spur (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers. Dir: Anthony Mann With: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan Thriller | Western United States-PASSED 91 mins.
46. The Blue Gardenia (1953) The Blue Gardenia (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A telephone operator ends up drunk and at the mercy of a cad in his apartment. The next morning she wakes up with a hangover and the terrible fear she may be a murderess. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 85 mins.
47. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The bane of adolescent Bart Collins' existence is the piano lessons he is forced to take under the tutelage of Dr... Dir: Roy Rowland With: Mary Healy, Hans Conried, Tommy Rettig Family | Fantasy | Music | Romance 89 mins.
48. The Cruel Sea (1953) The Cruel Sea (1953)
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The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers. Dir: Charles Frend With: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton Drama | War 126 mins.
49. Genevieve (1953) Genevieve (1953)
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It's time for the annual London to Brighton antique car rally, and Alan McKim and Ambrose Claverhouse... Dir: Henry Cornelius With: Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall Comedy 86 mins.
50. The Desert Rats (1953) The Desert Rats (1953)
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Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them. Dir: Robert Wise With: Richard Burton, James Mason, Robert Newton Action | Adventure | Drama | War 88 mins.
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