Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1952

1. The Quiet Man (1952) The Quiet Man (1952)
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A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald Comedy | Drama | Romance 129 mins.
2. 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 | Musical | Romance 103 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 | Thriller | Western 85 mins.
4. Big Jim McLain (1952) Big Jim McLain (1952)
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In the post-war Hawaii, House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter hunt down communists. Dir: Edward Ludwig With: John Wayne, Nancy Olson, James Arness Action | Crime | Drama | History | Romance | Thriller 90 mins.
5. 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.
6. Bend of the River (1952) Bend of the River (1952)
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When a town boss confiscates homesteader's supplies after gold is discovered nearby, a tough cowboy risks his life to try and get it to them. Dir: Anthony Mann With: James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Arthur Kennedy Action | Adventure | Western 87 mins.
7. The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.
8. The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An Englishman vacationing in a Ruritarian kingdom is recruited to impersonate his cousin, the soon-to-be-crowned king when the monarch is drugged and kidnapped. Dir: Richard Thorpe With: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern Adventure United States-PASSED 96 mins.
9. 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 97 mins.
10. 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.