Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1952

1. Singin' in the Rain (1952) Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. Dir: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly With: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds Comedy | Drama | Musical | Romance 103 mins.
2. The Quiet Man (1952) The Quiet Man (1952)
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A retired American boxer returns to the village where he was born in Ireland, where he finds love. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald Comedy | Drama | Romance 129 mins.
3. High Noon (1952) High Noon (1952)
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A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell Drama | Western 85 mins.
4. Ikiru (1952) Ikiru (1952)
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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori Drama 143 mins.
5. The Sniper (1952) The Sniper (1952)
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant. Dir: Edward Dmytryk With: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr Crime | Film-Noir | Drama | Thriller 88 mins.
6. Limelight (1952) Limelight (1952)
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives. Dir: Charles Chaplin With: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce Drama | Music 137 mins.
7. Monkey Business (1952) Monkey Business (1952)
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A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe Comedy | Sci-Fi 97 mins.
8. Hangman's Knot (1952) Hangman's Knot (1952)
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A Confederate Major and his troops are falsely lead to believe the Civil War is not over, and become wanted men when they attack a Union Army wagon train. Dir: Roy Huggins With: Randolph Scott, Donna Reed, Claude Jarman Jr. Western 81 mins.
9. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
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The dramatic lives of trapeze artists, a clown, and an elephant trainer against a background of circus spectacle. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton Drama | Family | Romance 152 mins.
10. The Gentle Gunman (1952) The Gentle Gunman (1952)
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IRA member Terry modifies his violent views after working undercover in wartime London. When his co-conspirators are arrested... Dir: Basil Dearden With: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty Drama 86 mins.