Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1951

1. Alice in Wonderland (1951) Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical 75 mins.
2. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter Drama 122 mins.
3. Across the Wide Missouri (1951) Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief. Dir: William A. Wellman With: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak Adventure | Romance | Western 78 mins.
4. His Kind of Woman (1951) His Kind of Woman (1951)
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A deported gangster's plan to re-enter the USA involves skulduggery at a Mexican resort, and gambler Dan Milner is caught in the middle. Dir: John Farrow With: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Vincent Price Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 120 mins.
5. Strangers on a Train (1951) Strangers on a Train (1951)
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 101 mins.
6. The Thing from Another World (1951) The Thing from Another World (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost. Dir: Christian Nyby With: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness Horror | Sci-Fi 87 mins.
7. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. Dir: Robert Wise With: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe Drama | Sci-Fi 92 mins.
8. Inside Straight (1951) Inside Straight (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Rip MacCool has learned early in life that "money talks" (and other stuff walks), as does the audience via flashbacks... Dir: Gerald Mayer With: David Brian, Arlene Dahl, Barry Sullivan Drama | Romance | Western 87 mins.
9. The African Queen (1951) The African Queen (1951)
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In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley Adventure | Drama | Romance | War 105 mins.
10. Ghost Chasers (1951) Ghost Chasers (1951)
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A ghost helps the Bowery Boys capture a gang of crooks led by a mad doctor. Dir: William Beaudine With: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Lloyd Corrigan Comedy 69 mins.