Most Popular Feature Films Released 1955-01-01 to 1955-12-31
1. Cult of the Cobra (1955)
Approved | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror
American G.I.s who trespass on a Hindu ceremony are hunted down by a beautiful woman who has the power to transform herself into a cobra.
2. Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
4. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
5. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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.
6. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
7. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Approved | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
Writers: Ward Greene, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ralph Wright, Don DaGradi | Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee, Bill Thompson
9. Guys and Dolls (1955)
Approved | 150 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
10. Diabolique (1955)
Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women.
Writers: Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jérôme Géronimi, René Masson, Frédéric Grendel | Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel
11. Oklahoma! (1955)
Approved | 145 min | Musical, Romance, Western
In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.
12. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
14. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body...
15. Picnic (1955)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.
17. We're No Angels (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
19. The Court Jester (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
20. The Ladykillers (1955)
91 min | Comedy, Crime
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
21. The Man from Laramie (1955)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Western
A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.
22. Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)
99 min | Comedy, Musical
Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to become famous.
23. Mister Roberts (1955)
Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.
24. Killer's Kiss (1955)
Unrated | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Ready to catch a train to his hometown, a washed up boxer tells us about the strange and twisty events that happened to him the past couple of days.
25. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit."
26. Revenge of the Creature (1955)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.
30. Sissi (1955)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In the first of a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef.
31. The Fast and the Furious (1955)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A man wrongly imprisoned for murder breaks out of jail. He wants to clear his name, but with the police pursuing him, he's forced to take a beautiful young woman, driving a fast sports car,... See full summary »
32. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.
33. Bengazi (1955)
79 min | Drama, Adventure, Crime
An American with a shady past joins with a morally-bankrupt Irishman to find treasure buried by Arabs in a deserted mosque in the Sahara. The situation becomes complicated when they are surrounded by bellicose Bedouin bandits.
34. To Hell and Back (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.
35. Run for Cover (1955)
93 min | Western
Mistaken for train robbers, Matt Dow and Davey Bishop are shot at by the sheriff and his posse but they are cleared and hired as lawmen.
36. Tarantula (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
37. Daddy Long Legs (1955)
Approved | 126 min | Musical, Romance
On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendelton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in ... See full summary »
38. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance
An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.
39. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Approved | 93 min | Family, Western, Adventure
Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell ... See full summary »
40. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
Unrated | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution.
41. The Sea Chase (1955)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War
As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
42. The Dam Busters (1955)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, History, War
The story of how the British attacked German dams in WWII by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.
43. Five Guns West (1955)
Approved | 78 min | Western
Shalee Jethro (Dorothy Malone) helps her father run a desert stagecoach station. Five desperate outlaws arrive at the station to await a gold shipment they plan to rob, and Shalee becomes ... See full summary »
44. Confidential Report (1955)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger.
45. Man Without a Star (1955)
Approved | 89 min | Western
A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her.
47. The Tall Men (1955)
Approved | 122 min | Western
Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to ... See full summary »
48. Richard III (1955)
Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
49. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.