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1. 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.
2. The Wages of Fear (1953) The Wages of Fear (1953)
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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.
3. Ugetsu (1953) Ugetsu (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A fantastic tale of war, love, family and ambition set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. Dir: Kenji Mizoguchi With: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka Drama | Fantasy | Mystery 96 mins.
4. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953) Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive. Dir: Luis García Berlanga With: Lolita Sevilla, Manolo Morán, José Isbert Comedy 78 mins.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. The Earrings of Madame de... (1953) The Earrings of Madame de... (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 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.
10. Pickup on South Street (1953) Pickup on South Street (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
11. 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.
12. Little Fugitive (1953) Little Fugitive (1953)
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Young boy fears he shot his older brother who is only faking. Young boy runs away to Coney Island, a crowded beach resort, gets money by returning soda pop bottles for their deposits. Dir: Ray Ashley, Morris Engel With: Richard Brewster, Winifred Cushing, Jay Williams Drama | Family 80 mins.
13. 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.
14. El (1953) El (1953)
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Francisco is rich, rather strict on principles, and still a bachelor. After meeting Gloria by accident... Dir: Luis Buñuel With: Arturo de Córdova, Delia Garcés, Aurora Walker Drama United States-PASSED 92 mins.
15. The Cruel Sea (1953) The Cruel Sea (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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.
16. Sawdust and Tinsel (1953) Sawdust and Tinsel (1953)
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While traveling in caravan through the country of Sweden, one member of the decadent Alberti Circus... Dir: Ingmar Bergman With: Åke Grönberg, Harriet Andersson, Hasse Ekman Drama 93 mins.
17. 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 United States-PASSED 112 mins.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 99 River Street (1953) 99 River Street (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with. Dir: Phil Karlson With: John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter Action | Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 83 mins.
21. 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.
22. Lili (1953) Lili (1953)
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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 United States-PASSED 81 mins.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. El bruto (1953) El bruto (1953)
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A tough young man, who helps to kick poor people out of their houses, falls in love with a girl. She lives with her father in the building about to be demolished. Dir: Luis Buñuel With: Pedro Armendáriz, Katy Jurado, Rosa Arenas Drama 81 mins.
26. Genevieve (1953) Genevieve (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.
27. 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.
28. 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.
29. The Return of Don Camillo (1953) The Return of Don Camillo (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After his battles with the communist mayor Peppone, Don Camillo is sent in exile by his bishop in a remote village... Dir: Julien Duvivier With: Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Édouard Delmont Comedy 115 mins.
30. White Mane (1953) White Mane (1953)
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A boy comes across a white-haired wild horse in the Camargue. Ranchers seek to capture the horse, but it escapes... Dir: Albert Lamorisse With: Alain Emery, Laurent Roche, Clan-Clan Drama | Family United States-PASSED 47 mins.
31. 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.
32. 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.
33. 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.
34. Gate of Hell (1953) Gate of Hell (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A samurai pursues a married lady-in-waiting. Dir: Teinosuke Kinugasa With: Machiko Kyô, Kazuo Hasegawa, Isao Yamagata Drama | History | Romance 86 mins.
35. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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.
36. Hondo (1953) Hondo (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 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.
37. 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.
38. The Captain's Paradise (1953) The Captain's Paradise (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The bigamist captain of a ferry boat between the restricted British colony in Gibraltar and Spanish Morocco has a woman of differing appeal and temperament in each port. Dir: Anthony Kimmins With: Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson Comedy 94 mins.
39. House of Wax (1953) House of Wax (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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.
40. Niagara (1953) Niagara (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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.
41. 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.
42. The Hitch-Hiker (1953) The Hitch-Hiker (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over. Dir: Ida Lupino With: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 71 mins.
43. 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.
44. 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.
45. 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.
46. 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.
47. 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.
48. 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.
49. Houdini (1953) Houdini (1953)
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The spectacular but tragically short career of magician and illusionist Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety. Dir: George Marshall With: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher Biography | Drama 106 mins.
50. Trouble Along the Way (1953) Trouble Along the Way (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds... Dir: Michael Curtiz With: John Wayne, Donna Reed, Charles Coburn Comedy | Drama | Sport 110 mins.
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