Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1953

1. From Here to Eternity (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953)
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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.
2. 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 | Romance 118 mins.
3. 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.
4. Calamity Jane (1953) Calamity Jane (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. Dir: David Butler With: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie Comedy | Musical | Western 101 mins.
5. Stalag 17 (1953) Stalag 17 (1953)
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When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer. Dir: Billy Wilder With: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger Drama | War 120 mins.
6. She's Back on Broadway (1953) She's Back on Broadway (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When Catherine Terris's career in Hollywood hits the skids, she heads back to the site of her first great triumphs... Dir: Gordon Douglas With: Virginia Mayo, Gene Nelson, Frank Lovejoy Musical 95 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. The War of the Worlds (1953) The War of the Worlds (1953)
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Adaptation of the H.G. Wells story about the attack of a small California town by Martians. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne Action | Sci-Fi 85 mins.
9. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. Dir: Jean Negulesco With: Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall Comedy | Drama | Romance 95 mins.
10. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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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.