Most Popular Feature Films Released 1955-01-01 to 1955-12-31
2. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
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.
4. 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.
Votes: 86,262 | Gross: $93.60M
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In 1950s England, professor Quatermass' manned rocket-ship returns to Earth but two of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.
8. 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.
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. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)
Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. The Violent Men (1955)
Approved | 96 min | Western
A Union ex-officer plans to sell up to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancee, but the low price offered by Anchor's crippled owner and the outfit's bully-boy tactics make him think ... See full summary »
15. 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...
16. Pather Panchali (1955)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.
Votes: 13,962 | Gross: $0.54M
17. The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)
Passed | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred, radioactive bodies begin to drift ashore a scientist and government agent ... See full summary »
19. Blood Alley (1955)
Approved | 110 min | Action, Adventure
His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong.
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. 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."
Votes: 14,141 | Gross: $0.00M
22. 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.
23. 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.
25. 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.
27. 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.
29. The Cobweb (1955)
134 min | Drama
At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to ... See full summary »
30. 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 »
32. 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.
33. 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.
34. 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.
35. 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. The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)
Approved | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing is the true story of Evelyn Nesbit Shaw, a beautiful showgirl caught in a love triangle with elderly architect Stanford White and eccentric young millionaire Harry K. Thaw.
38. 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. 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 »
44. Man with the Gun (1955)
Approved | 83 min | Western
When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend.
45. 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 »
46. 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.
47. Ordet (1955)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy
Follows the lives of the Brogen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with one and other, and the rest of the town. The various events that unfold throughout the film tests all of their faith and beliefs.
48. Love Me or Leave Me (1955)
Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.