Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1952

1. 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.
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. Eight Iron Men (1952) Eight Iron Men (1952)
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During WW2 in Italy, Sergeant Joe Mooney is leading his small squad on the front-lines but is ordered to avoid rescuing a soldier trapped in no man's land. Dir: Edward Dmytryk With: Bonar Colleano, Arthur Franz, Lee Marvin Drama | War 80 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 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.
6. Rancho Notorious (1952) Rancho Notorious (1952)
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In Wyoming, when his fiancee is murdered, ranch hand Vern Haskell pursues the killers, first with a posse, then by himself, to an outlaw hideout ranch called Chuck-a-Luck. Dir: Fritz Lang With: Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer Western 89 mins.
7. 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 | Romance 137 mins.
8. 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 are told against a background of circus spectacle. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton Drama | Family | Romance 152 mins.
9. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon Drama | Romance United States-PASSED 118 mins.
10. 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.