Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1956

1. Baby Doll (1956) Baby Doll (1956)
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Steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous 19-year-old virgin. Dir: Elia Kazan With: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach Drama 114 mins.
2. The Bad Seed (1956) The Bad Seed (1956)
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy With: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller 129 mins.
3. The Ten Commandments (1956) The Ten Commandments (1956)
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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.
4. The Searchers (1956) The Searchers (1956)
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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. Giant (1956) Giant (1956)
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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.
6. Forbidden Planet (1956) Forbidden Planet (1956)
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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.
7. The Killing (1956) The Killing (1956)
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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.
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  
Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children. Dir: Walter Lang With: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno Drama | Musical | Romance 133 mins.
9. Death of a Scoundrel (1956) Death of a Scoundrel (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Clementi Suborin is found murdered, his secretary recounts to the police the story of his rise from Czech refugee to ultra-rich New Yorker... Dir: Charles Martin With: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor Crime | Drama 119 mins.
10. 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.