1950by marie_D | created - 11 Nov 2012 | updated - 18 Jul 2015 | Public
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1. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A screenwriter is hired to rework a faded silent film star's script, only to find himself developing a dangerous relationship.
Netflix and Netflix Instant - reviewed
2. All About Eve (1950)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Votes: 102,700 | Gross: $0.01M
3. Rashômon (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
Votes: 127,372 | Gross: $0.10M
4. Harvey (1950)
Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
5. Orpheus (1950)
Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Drama, Romance
A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld.
6. In a Lonely Place (1950)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts.
7. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 10,024 | Gross: $3.60M
8. The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Passed | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.
own and reviewed
9. Caged (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.
10. Winchester '73 (1950)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.
11. The Gunfighter (1950)
Not Rated | 85 min | Western
Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.
12. Gun Crazy (1950)
Passed | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
own and reviewed
13. Last Holiday (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a lonely, unappreciated farm equipment salesman discovers he has only weeks to live, he withdraws his savings for a final holiday at a 'posh' resort.
14. La Ronde (1950)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Vignettes revolving around a circle of interconnected love.
On Hulu Plus
15. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.
16. Born Yesterday (1950)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette, with unexpected results.
17. Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance
The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.
Internet Archive and Amazon Prime
18. Stars in My Crown (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Drama, Family, Western
In 1865, the small Southern town of Walsburg has become so dangerous, that Parson Josiah Doziah Gray gives his sermons while holding a gun.
19. Francesco, giullare di Dio (1950)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History
The film dramatizes about a dozen vignettes from the life of St. Francis and his early followers - starting with their return in the rain to Rivotorlo from Rome when the Pope blessed their ... See full summary »
On Hulu Plus
20. The Breaking Point (1950)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An otherwise moral captain of a charter boat becomes financially strapped and is drawn into illegal activities in order to keep up payments on his boat.
own and reviewed
21. No Man of Her Own (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A pregnant woman adopts the identity of a railroad crash victim and starts a new life with the woman's wealthy in-laws, but is soon blackmailed by her devious ex.
22. No Way Out (1950)
Passed | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A black doctor is assigned to treat two white racist suspects who are brothers, and when one dies, it causes tension that could start a race riot.
23. Scandal (1950)
Approved | 105 min | Drama
A celebrity photograph sparks a court case as a tabloid magazine spins a scandalous yarn over a painter and a famous singer.
on Hulu Plus
24. The Furies (1950)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical father, a cattle rancher who fancies himself a Napoleon; but their relationship turns ugly only when he finds himself a new woman.
25. Three Came Home (1950)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak.
26. D.O.A. (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
27. Panic in the Streets (1950)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A doctor and a policeman in New Orleans have only 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
28. Woman on the Run (1950)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Frank Johnson flees police after becoming an eyewitness to murder. He is pursued around scenic San Francisco by his wife, a reporter, the police, and... the real murderer.
29. Cinderella (1950)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.
Votes: 125,296 | Gross: $85.00M
30. Summer Stock (1950)
Approved | 108 min | Musical, Romance
A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister.
31. Stromboli (1950)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it.
On Hulu Plus
32. Variety Lights (1950)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.
33. Father of the Bride (1950)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.
34. Broken Arrow (1950)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches in Arizona territory.
35. Rio Grande (1950)
Passed | 105 min | Romance, Western
A cavalry officer posted on the Rio Grande must deal with murderous raiding Apaches, his son who's a risk-taking recruit and his wife from whom he has been separated for many years.
36. Les Enfants Terribles (1950)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
In a snowball fight between schoolboys the handsome Dargelos hits the chest of Paul, who drops unconscious to the ground. Paul has a deep affection for Dargelos, and later denies that there... See full summary »
on Hulu Plus
37. The Sound of Fury (1950)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A man who is down on his luck falls in with a criminal.
38. House by the River (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
39. Young Man with a Horn (1950)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A young trumpeter enjoys highs (musical success, fame, and fortune) and lows (sour marriage, death of his mentor, bout with alcoholism).
40. Story of a Love Affair (1950)
Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Paola is a young, beautiful woman married to a wealthy entrepreneur. She meets her former lover Guido after seven years, but their relationship is marked by tragic events.
41. The Men (1950)
Passed | 85 min | Drama
A paralized war vet tries to adjust to the world without the use of his limbs.
Votes: 3,737 | Gross: $7.10M
42. Wagon Master (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Adventure, Western
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
43. Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Starting with a violent prison break, clever, ruthless Ralph Cotter corrupts everyone around him.
44. The Underworld Story (1950)
Passed | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The story of the fight of a small-town newspaper to free an innocent girl of a murder charge, with the publisher of a metropolitan city newspaper heading, by forced circumstances, the opposing forces.
45. Mystery Street (1950)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when a human skeleton is found on a Massachusetts beach.
46. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »
47. Three Little Words (1950)
Passed | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The story of the successful Tin Pan Alley songwriting team of Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby is told loosely and lightheartedly.
Votes: 1,370 | Gross: $2.80M
48. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)
Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.
Votes: 3,802 | Gross: $8.00M
for sale on Amazon
49. The Damned Don't Cry (1950)
Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.
Votes: 1,904 | Gross: $1.54M
50. Stage Fright (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller