Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1953

1. 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 | Western 118 mins.
2. Peter Pan (1953) Peter Pan (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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 | Musical 77 mins.
3. Angel Face (1953) Angel Face (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ambulance driver Frank Jessup is ensnared in the schemes of the sensuous but dangerous Diane Tremayne. Dir: Otto Preminger With: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Romance | Thriller 91 mins.
4. Roman Holiday (1953) Roman Holiday (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.
5. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
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Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fianc, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. Dir: Howard Hawks With: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn Comedy | Crime | Musical | Romance 91 mins.
6. Jeopardy (1953) Jeopardy (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A man vacationing with his wife and son near a desolate jetty in Baja becomes trapped under a rotten timber as the inevitable tide threatens to drown him. Dir: John Sturges With: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Ralph Meeker Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 69 mins.
7. The Band Wagon (1953) The Band Wagon (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant Comedy | Musical | Romance 112 mins.
8. From Here to Eternity (1953) From Here to Eternity (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In Hawaii in 1941, 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.
9. Bright Road (1953) Bright Road (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Based on the story "See How They Run," which ran in the June 1951 issue of "The Ladies' Home Journal"... Dir: Gerald Mayer With: Dorothy Dandridge, Philip Hepburn, Harry Belafonte Drama | Music 68 mins.
10. The War of the Worlds (1953) The War of the Worlds (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A small town in California is attacked by Martians. Dir: Byron Haskin With: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne Action | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 85 mins.