1955 (part 2)

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1. Battle Cry (1955)

Approved | 149 min | Drama, Romance, War

A group of young Marines have adventures in love and war.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Nancy Olson

Votes: 1,958 | Gross: $17.44M

2. Blackboard Jungle (1955)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes

Votes: 7,493

3. The Cobweb (1955)

Passed | 134 min | Drama

At an exclusive psychiatric clinic, the doctors and staff are about as crazy as the patients. The clinic head, Dr. Stewart McIver, thinks that it would be good therapy for his patients to ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Charles Boyer, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 1,345

4. Count Three and Pray (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western

A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward, Philip Carey, Raymond Burr

Votes: 330

5. Crashout (1955)

Approved | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The survivors of a prison break set out on an arduous journey to retrieve some loot.

Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: William Bendix, Arthur Kennedy, Luther Adler, William Talman

Votes: 412

6. Daddy Long Legs (1955)

Approved | 126 min | Musical, Romance

On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendleton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 3,215

7. Footsteps in the Fog (1955)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

In early 1900s England, a maid tries to blackmail her master into romancing her when she discovers he murdered his wife.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Bill Travers, Belinda Lee

Votes: 1,474

8. Female on the Beach (1955)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Moving into a beach house involves Lynn Markham in mystery, danger, and romance with a beach boy of dubious motives.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler, Jan Sterling, Cecil Kellaway

Votes: 916

9. House of Bamboo (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate, a U.S. Army Investigator attempts to probe the coinciding death of a fellow Army official.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Robert Ryan, Robert Stack, Shirley Yamaguchi, Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 2,586

10. I Am a Camera (1955)

98 min | Drama

In Weimar-era Berlin, an aspiring writer strikes up a friendship with a vivacious, penniless singer.

Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Shelley Winters, Ron Randell

Votes: 443

11. Illegal (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After an overly aggressive district attorney unknowingly sends an innocent man to the chair, he resigns, turns to drinking, and acquires a criminal clientèle.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield

Votes: 1,439

12. John and Julie (1955)

82 min | Family, Comedy

This is a heart warming story about two children who run away to London so they can visit the Queen.

Director: William Fairchild | Stars: Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Moira Lister

Votes: 154

13. The Shrike (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Drama

A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young ... See full summary »

Director: José Ferrer | Stars: José Ferrer, June Allyson, Joy Page, Kendall Clark

Votes: 135

14. Good Morning, Miss Dove (1955)

Approved | 107 min | Drama

Miss Dove is a strict disciplinary, plus a well respected teacher, who has inspired her students to individual greatness. One day during class, Miss Dove experiences great pain in her back,... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

Votes: 778

15. Lucy Gallant (1955)

Approved | 104 min | Drama

The success story of a dressmaker who comes to run a group of fashion shops at the expense of her love life.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston, Claire Trevor, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 449

16. Man with the Gun (1955)

Passed | 84 min | Western

When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend.

Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, Karen Sharpe, Henry Hull

Votes: 1,270

17. Moonfleet (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Drama

A young orphan is sent to the village of Moonfleet, in Dorset, England to stay with his mother's former lover, who has the facade of a gentleman but is a leader of a gang of swashbuckling bootleggers. The duo went on a treasure hunt.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Stewart Granger, George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 2,947

18. My Sister Eileen (1955)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

After submitting a story of her beautiful sister, a woman assumes her identity to maintain the attention of a playboy publisher.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, Betty Garrett, Bob Fosse

Votes: 1,383

19. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

On a routine flight from Hong-Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 776

20. Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Music

In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Janet Leigh, Edmond O'Brien, Peggy Lee

Votes: 964

21. Prince of Players (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama

A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Richard Burton, Maggie McNamara, John Derek, Raymond Massey

Votes: 326

22. The Private War of Major Benson (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

As a disciplinary measure, the Army transfers a heavy-handed Major to a ROTC academy where he must shape-up cadets and improve the school's overall ratings.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Tim Hovey

Votes: 689

23. Queen Bee (1955)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman arrives at the home of her socialite cousin, and soon finds herself sucked into the woman's complex web of deceit.

Director: Ranald MacDougall | Stars: Joan Crawford, Barry Sullivan, Betsy Palmer, John Ireland

Votes: 1,623

24. The Sea Chase (1955)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War

As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger

Votes: 2,587

25. Seven Angry Men (1955)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, History, Western

Rise, fall and execution of John Brown, fanatic abolitionist.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Raymond Massey, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter, Larry Pennell

Votes: 298

26. Six Bridges to Cross (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The emotional story of a lifelong friendship between a Boston rookie cop and a young street-wise delinquent.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Tony Curtis, George Nader, Julie Adams, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 352

27. The Spoilers (1955)

Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Western

In 1899 Alaska, miners have to protect themselves from a phony legal team trying to steal their gold claims.

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun, Ray Danton

Votes: 379

28. The Tender Trap (1955)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Charlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne, Celeste Holm

Votes: 2,141

29. The Virgin Queen (1955)

Approved | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson

Votes: 2,296

30. White Feather (1955)

Approved | 102 min | History, Western

In 1877 Wyoming, during the peace negotiations between the Cheyenne and the USA, an Indian girl falls in-love with a land surveyor, causing the ire of her Cheyenne fiance.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, John Lund, Debra Paget

Votes: 803

31. Women's Prison (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Life at a 1950s women's maximum security prison where the warden and the guards are as brutal as the inmates.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter

Votes: 596

32. Blood Alley (1955)

Approved | 110 min | Action, Adventure

His ship seized by the Chinese Communists, American Merchant Captain Tom Wilder languishes in prison but Chinese villagers help him escape to sail them to Hong-Kong.

Directors: William A. Wellman, John Wayne | Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Paul Fix, Joy Kim

Votes: 2,601

33. La vena d'oro (1955)

86 min | Drama

A boy jealous of his widowed mother's new lover, does everything to separate them. Then, after realizing their profound feelings for each other, he tries to ensure that the two come together.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Märta Torén, Richard Basehart, Titina De Filippo, Terence Hill

Votes: 71

34. The End of the Affair (1955)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, John Mills, Peter Cushing

Votes: 970

35. The Square Jungle (1955)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Tony Curtis, Pat Crowley, Ernest Borgnine, Paul Kelly

Votes: 183

36. The Phenix City Story (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

Votes: 2,017

37. Storm Fear (1955)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After being wounded by a bullet, bank robber Charlie Blake seeks shelter with his gang at his brother's mountain retreat. There he rekindles his romance with his brother's wife and reconnects with the boy he believes is his son.

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Dan Duryea, Lee Grant

Votes: 383



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