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1. 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.
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. 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.
4. Lili (1953) Lili (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An orphaned young woman becomes part of a puppet act and forms a relationship with the anti-social puppeteer. Dir: Charles Walters With: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont Drama | Musical | Romance 81 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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 | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 85 mins.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Dangerous When Wet (1953) Dangerous When Wet (1953)
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A young woman enters a contest to be the first to swim the English Channel. Dir: Charles Walters With: Esther Williams, Fernando Lamas, Jack Carson Comedy | Musical | Romance 95 mins.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. Torch Song (1953) Torch Song (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual... Dir: Charles Walters With: Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young Drama | Music | Romance 90 mins.
14. Hondo (1953) Hondo (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
17. The Robe (1953) The Robe (1953)
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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.
18. Island in the Sky (1953) Island in the Sky (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A C-47 transport plane, named the Corsair, makes a forced landing in the frozen wastes of Labrador, and the plane's pilot... Dir: William A. Wellman With: John Wayne, Lloyd Nolan, Walter Abel Adventure | Drama 109 mins.
19. 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.
20. 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 88 mins.
21. Calamity Jane (1953) Calamity Jane (1953)
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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.
22. 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.
23. 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.
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. The Long, Long Trailer (1953) The Long, Long Trailer (1953)
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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.
26. 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.
27. 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.
28. Last of the Comanches (1953) Last of the Comanches (1953)
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The remnants of a massacred cavalry troop and ragtag group of stagecoach passengers fight for survival against fierce Comanches at a desert ruin. Dir: André De Toth With: Broderick Crawford, Barbara Hale, Johnny Stewart Action | Adventure | Western 85 mins.
29. 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.
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. Tokyo Story (1953) Tokyo Story (1953)
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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.
33. A Blueprint for Murder (1953) A Blueprint for Murder (1953)
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Whitney Cameron suspects his sister-in-law has poisoned his brother and niece, but without proof how does he prevent the murder of his nephew? Dir: Andrew L. Stone With: Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Gary Merrill Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller 77 mins.
34. 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 United States-PASSED 116 mins.
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. The Most Wanted Man (1953) The Most Wanted Man (1953)
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Joe Calvert (Fernandel) is a nearsighted, friendly man who works as a clerk in a large department store... Dir: Henri Verneuil With: Fernandel, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Louis Seigner Comedy 105 mins.
38. The Moon Is Blue (1953) The Moon Is Blue (1953)
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Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections. Dir: Otto Preminger With: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara Comedy | Romance 99 mins.
39. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
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A ruthless Union captain is renowned throughout his prison fort as the toughest soldier in the business... Dir: John Sturges With: William Holden, Eleanor Parker, John Forsythe Western 99 mins.
40. I Vitelloni (1953) I Vitelloni (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A character study of five young men at crucial turning points in their lives in a small town in Italy. Dir: Federico Fellini With: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi Comedy | Drama 107 mins.
41. 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.
42. 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.
43. All Ashore (1953) All Ashore (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Three sailors finally get some shore leave, and go in search of fun and girls. Dir: Richard Quine With: Mickey Rooney, Dick Haymes, Peggy Ryan Comedy | Musical 80 mins.
44. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953)
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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.
45. 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.
46. I Love Melvin (1953) I Love Melvin (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park... Dir: Don Weis With: Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Una Merkel Comedy | Musical | Romance 77 mins.
47. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
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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.
48. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of the Winfield family in small town Indiana as Marjorie Winfield's boyfriend... Dir: David Butler With: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames Comedy | Family | Musical | Romance 101 mins.
49. Dream Wife (1953) Dream Wife (1953)
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Clemson Reade, a business tycoon with marriage on his mind, and Effie, a U.S. diplomat, are a modern couple... Dir: Sidney Sheldon With: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Walter Pidgeon Comedy | Romance 100 mins.
50. 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 Perrault Comedy 114 mins.
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