Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1956

1. 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.
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 | Biography | Drama | History 220 mins.
3. 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.
4. 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 | Romance | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
5. The Girl He Left Behind (1956) The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college... Dir: David Butler With: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis Comedy | Drama 103 mins.
6. Bhowani Junction (1956) Bhowani Junction (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India. Dir: George Cukor With: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers Adventure | Drama | History | Romance 110 mins.
7. 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.
8. The Brave One (1956) The Brave One (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young Mexican boy tirelessly tries to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a celebrated matador. Dir: Irving Rapper With: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas Drama | Family 100 mins.
9. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller 85 mins.
10. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says. Dir: Michael Anderson With: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie Adventure | Comedy | Family | Romance 175 mins.