Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1951

1. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
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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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. An American in Paris (1951) An American in Paris (1951)
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Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. However, things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant Musical | Romance 113 mins.
5. 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 | Romance | War 105 mins.
6. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
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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 Sci-Fi 92 mins.
7. The Thing from Another World (1951) The Thing from Another World (1951)
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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.
8. Quo Vadis (1951) Quo Vadis (1951)
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A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn Biography | Drama | History | Romance United States-PASSED 171 mins.
9. A Place in the Sun (1951) A Place in the Sun (1951)
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A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women. Dir: George Stevens With: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 122 mins.
10. Ace in the Hole (1951) Ace in the Hole (1951)
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A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus. Dir: Billy Wilder With: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur Drama | Film-Noir 111 mins.