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1. The Searchers (1956) The Searchers (1956)
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles Adventure | Western 119 mins.
2. The Ten Commandments (1956) The Ten Commandments (1956)
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter Adventure | Drama | History 220 mins.
3. Forbidden Planet (1956) Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox With: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen Action | Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
4. Giant (1956) Giant (1956)
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates. Dir: George Stevens With: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean Drama | Romance | Western 201 mins.
5. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
6. The King and I (1956) The King and I (1956)
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children. Dir: Walter Lang With: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno Drama | Musical | Romance 133 mins.
7. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says. Dir: Michael Anderson With: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Romance 175 mins.
8. The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956) The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This comedy-drama is partially a gentle satire on America's drive to change the world in the post-war years... Dir: Daniel Mann With: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô Comedy 123 mins.
9. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie Mystery | Thriller 120 mins.
10. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. Dir: Don Siegel With: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates Horror | Sci-Fi 80 mins.
11. Written on the Wind (1956) Written on the Wind (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister. Dir: Douglas Sirk With: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack Drama | Romance 99 mins.
12. High Society (1956) High Society (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate... Dir: Charles Walters With: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra Comedy | Musical | Romance 111 mins.
13. The Bad Seed (1956) The Bad Seed (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller 129 mins.
14. Moby Dick (1956) Moby Dick (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. Dir: John Huston With: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn Adventure | Drama 116 mins.
15. Jubal (1956) Jubal (1956)
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A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed. Dir: Delmer Daves With: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger Drama | Western 100 mins.
16. The Wrong Man (1956) The Wrong Man (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle Crime | Drama | Film-Noir 105 mins.
17. War and Peace (1956) War and Peace (1956)
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. Dir: King Vidor With: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer Drama | Romance | War 208 mins.
18. The Harder They Fall (1956) The Harder They Fall (1956)
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Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina. Dir: Mark Robson With: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling Drama | Film-Noir | Sport | Thriller 109 mins.
19. Carousel (1956) Carousel (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Billy Bigelow has been dead for fifteen years, and now outside the pearly gates, he long waived his right to go back to Earth for a day... Dir: Henry King With: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell Drama | Musical 128 mins.
20. Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
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A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo. Dir: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse With: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi Action | Horror | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
21. The Rainmaker (1956) The Rainmaker (1956)
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Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as... Dir: Joseph Anthony With: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey Romance | Western 121 mins.
22. Baby Doll (1956) Baby Doll (1956)
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Steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous 19-year-old virgin. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach Drama 114 mins.
23. Lust for Life (1956) Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald Biography | Drama United States-PASSED 122 mins.
24. Bus Stop (1956) Bus Stop (1956)
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A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana. Dir: Joshua Logan With: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
25. The Conqueror (1956) The Conqueror (1956)
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Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan. Dir: Dick Powell With: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz Adventure | Biography | History | Romance | War 111 mins.
26. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
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Rocky Graziano is building a career in crime, when he's finally caught and arrested. In jail, he is undisciplined... Dir: Robert Wise With: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane Biography | Drama | Sport United States-PASSED 113 mins.
27. ...And God Created Woman (1956) ...And God Created Woman (1956)
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In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other. Dir: Roger Vadim With: Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant Drama | Romance 95 mins.
28. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
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Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth. Dir: Fred F. Sears With: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi 83 mins.
29. Anastasia (1956) Anastasia (1956)
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her. Dir: Anatole Litvak With: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes Biography | Drama | History 105 mins.
30. Love Me Tender (1956) Love Me Tender (1956)
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Elvis plays Clint Reno, one of the Reno brothers who stayed home while his brother went to fight in the Civil War for the Confederate army... Dir: Robert D. Webb With: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley Drama | Romance | Western 89 mins.
31. The King and Four Queens (1956) The King and Four Queens (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold. Dir: Raoul Walsh With: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes Adventure | Comedy | Mystery | Western 86 mins.
32. The Swan (1956) The Swan (1956)
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Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra... Dir: Charles Vidor With: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan Comedy | Romance | Drama 104 mins.
33. 1984 (1956) 1984 (1956)
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. Dir: Michael Anderson With: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling Drama | Sci-Fi 90 mins.
34. Alexander the Great (1956) Alexander the Great (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An epic film that follows the life of Alexander the Great, the macedonian king that united all ancient... Dir: Robert Rossen With: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom Biography | Drama | History | War 141 mins.
35. Friendly Persuasion (1956) Friendly Persuasion (1956)
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The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war... Dir: William Wyler With: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins Drama | War | Western 137 mins.
36. There's Always Tomorrow (1956) There's Always Tomorrow (1956)
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When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life. Dir: Douglas Sirk With: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett Drama | Romance 84 mins.
37. Patterns (1956) Patterns (1956)
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When Fred Staples is recruited onto the board of a high-powered New York corporation, he finds his ethics and ambition at odds. Dir: Fielder Cook With: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley Drama 83 mins.
38. The Girl Can't Help It (1956) The Girl Can't Help It (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Gangster hires down-and-out press agent to make his blonde bimbo girlfriend a singing star. Dir: Frank Tashlin With: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien Comedy | Music 99 mins.
39. You Can't Run Away from It (1956) You Can't Run Away from It (1956)
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Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger... Dir: Dick Powell With: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford Comedy | Musical | Romance 95 mins.
40. Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956) Secret of Treasure Mountain (1956)
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Dir: Seymour Friedman With: Valerie French, Raymond Burr, William Prince Western 68 mins.
41. Bob le Flambeur (1956) Bob le Flambeur (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Bob, a old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend... Dir: Jean-Pierre Melville With: Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy Crime | Drama | Thriller 98 mins.
42. Anything Goes (1956) Anything Goes (1956)
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Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers'... Dir: Robert Lewis With: Bing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Zizi Jeanmaire Musical 106 mins.
43. A Kiss Before Dying (1956) A Kiss Before Dying (1956)
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A ruthless college student resorts to murder in a futile attempt to marry an heiress. Dir: Gerd Oswald With: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith Crime | Film-Noir | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 94 mins.
44. Trapeze (1956) Trapeze (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian. Dir: Carol Reed With: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida Drama | Romance 105 mins.
45. Bigger Than Life (1956) Bigger Than Life (1956)
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A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity. Dir: Nicholas Ray With: James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau Drama 95 mins.
46. Seven Men from Now (1956) Seven Men from Now (1956)
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A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible. Dir: Budd Boetticher With: Randolph Scott, Gail Russell, Lee Marvin Western 78 mins.
47. The Opposite Sex (1956) The Opposite Sex (1956)
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Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York theater producer Steven Hilliard and his wife... Dir: David Miller With: June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray Comedy | Musical | Romance 117 mins.
48. A Town Like Alice (1956) A Town Like Alice (1956)
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war. Dir: Jack Lee With: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takaki Crime | Drama | Romance | War 117 mins.
49. Toward the Unknown (1956) Toward the Unknown (1956)
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The trials and tribulations of a group of experimental aircraft test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base at the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith Drama | History | Romance | War 115 mins.
50. Rodan (1956) Rodan (1956)
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Mutant pterosaurs and prehistoric insects terrorize humanity. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata Adventure | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi 82 mins.
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