Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1956

1. The Ten Commandments (1956) The Ten Commandments (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille With: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 220 mins.
2. Helen of Troy (1956) Helen of Troy (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint. Dir: Robert Wise With: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot Adventure | Drama | History | Romance | War 118 mins.
3. Forbidden Planet (1956) Forbidden Planet (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox With: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
4. The Searchers (1956) The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. Dir: John Ford With: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles Adventure | Drama | Western 119 mins.
5. Lust for Life (1956) Lust for Life (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. Dir: Vincente Minnelli With: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald Biography | Drama 122 mins.
6. Moby Dick (1956) Moby Dick (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick. Dir: John Huston With: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn Adventure | Drama 116 mins.
7. Giant (1956) Giant (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates. Dir: George Stevens With: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean Drama 201 mins.
8. The King and I (1956) The King and I (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children. Dir: Walter Lang With: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno Biography | Drama | Musical | Romance 133 mins.
9. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie Thriller 120 mins.
10. Rock Around the Clock (1956) Rock Around the Clock (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A frustrated big-band promoter runs in to rock-and-rollers Bill Haley and the Comets at a small-town dance... Dir: Fred F. Sears With: Bill Haley and the Comets, The Platters, Ernie Freeman Combo Comedy | Music | Romance 77 mins.