Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1953

1. Roman Holiday (1953) Roman Holiday (1953)
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A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Dir: William Wyler With: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert Comedy | Drama | Romance 118 mins.
2. Peter Pan (1953) Peter Pan (1953)
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Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Music 77 mins.
3. From Here to Eternity (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr Drama | Romance | War 118 mins.
4. Kiss Me Kate (1953) Kiss Me Kate (1953)
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Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew... Dir: George Sidney With: Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller Comedy | Musical | Romance 109 mins.
5. The Moon Is Blue (1953) The Moon Is Blue (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections. Dir: Otto Preminger With: William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara Comedy | Romance 99 mins.
6. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Singers Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the disapproving father of Lorelei's fianc to keep an eye on her, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn Comedy | Musical | Romance 91 mins.
7. Shane (1953) Shane (1953)
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A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act. Dir: George Stevens With: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin Drama | Romance | Western 118 mins.
8. Beat the Devil (1953) Beat the Devil (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen... Dir: John Huston With: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida Action | Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance 89 mins.
9. The War of the Worlds (1953) The War of the Worlds (1953)
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The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne Action | Sci-Fi 85 mins.
10. The Wild One (1953) The Wild One (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two rival motorcycle gangs terrorize a small town after one of their leaders is thrown in jail. Dir: Laslo Benedek With: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Robert Keith Drama 79 mins.