Most Popular Feature Films Released In 1956

1. 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.
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 220 mins.
3. The Harder They Fall (1956) The Harder They Fall (1956)
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Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina. Dir: Mark Robson With: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling Drama | Film-Noir | Sport | Thriller 109 mins.
4. 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 201 mins.
5. High Society (1956) High Society (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife's Tracy Lord's family estate... Dir: Charles Walters With: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra Comedy | Musical | Romance 111 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. The Wild Party (1956) The Wild Party (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A night of terror in a sleazy nightspot, when an over-the-hill football star holds a thrill-seeking couple captive. Dir: Harry Horner With: Anthony Quinn, Carol Ohmart, Arthur Franz Crime | Drama 91 mins.
8. 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  
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who 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.
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. Moby Dick (1956) Moby Dick (1956)
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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.