Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1955

1. Picnic (1955) Picnic (1955)
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Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic. Dir: Joshua Logan With: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field Drama | Romance 115 mins.
2. Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. Dir: Nicholas Ray With: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo Drama 111 mins.
3. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution. Dir: Henry King With: William Holden, Jennifer Jones, Torin Thatcher Biography | Drama | Romance | War 102 mins.
4. East of Eden (1955) East of Eden (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend. Dir: Elia Kazan With: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris Drama 115 mins.
5. Kismet (1955) Kismet (1955)
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A roguish poet is given the run of the scheming Wazir's harem while pretending to help him usurp the young caliph. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray Adventure | Musical | Fantasy | Comedy | Romance United States-PASSED 113 mins.
6. To Catch a Thief (1955) To Catch a Thief (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis Crime | Mystery | Romance | Thriller 106 mins.
7. Lady and the Tramp (1955) Lady and the Tramp (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. Dir: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson With: Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Peggy Lee Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Family | Romance 76 mins.
8. All That Heaven Allows (1955) All That Heaven Allows (1955)
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An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers. Dir: Douglas Sirk With: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead Drama | Romance 89 mins.
9. The Night of the Hunter (1955) The Night of the Hunter (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. Dir: Charles Laughton With: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 92 mins.
10. Guys and Dolls (1955) Guys and Dolls (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz With: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra Comedy | Crime | Musical | Romance United States-PASSED 150 mins.