Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1956

1. Bus Stop (1956) Bus Stop (1956)
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A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana. Dir: Joshua Logan With: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell Comedy | Drama | Romance 96 mins.
2. 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 | Drama | History 220 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 | Family | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
4. 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 | Romance | Western 201 mins.
5. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. Dir: Don Siegel With: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates Horror | Sci-Fi 80 mins.
6. 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.
7. These Wilder Years (1956) These Wilder Years (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Middleaged man tries to find a son that was given to an orphanage many years ago. Dir: Roy Rowland With: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon Drama 91 mins.
8. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
9. 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 Drama | Musical | Romance 133 mins.
10. The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they... Dir: Arthur Lubin With: Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson, Carol Channing Comedy | Western 92 mins.