Feature Film, Released between 1953-01-01 and 1953-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
3. The Wages of Fear (1953)
Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In a decrepit South American village, four men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.
4. Stalag 17 (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, War
When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German P.O.W. camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.
7. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
78 min | Comedy
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive.
10. From Here to Eternity (1953)
Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance, War
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
Votes: 42,702 | Gross: $30.50M
12. Little Fugitive (1953)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Family
A young boy fears that he shot his older brother, who is only faking. He then runs away to Coney Island, a crowded beach area, and gets money by returning soda bottles for their deposits.
Votes: 2,456 | Gross: $0.03M
17. 99 River Street (1953)
Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former boxer turned cab driver has to hide from the police when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.
18. Peter Pan (1953)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan.
Votes: 124,275 | Gross: $87.40M
19. Julius Caesar (1953)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
24. Anatahan (1953)
PG | 91 min | Drama, History, War
In June 1944, twelve Japanese seaman are stranded on an abandoned-and-forgotten island called An-ta-han for seven years.
Votes: 880 | Gross: $0.05M
25. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Votes: 31,110 | Gross: $12.00M
27. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy
Volunteers take over their local passenger train service (against bus company resistance) when the government announces its closure.
28. Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.
29. The Man Between (1953)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
In post-WW2 Berlin, when travel to the East was still possible, the sister of a British officer from West-Berlin is abducted by Communist agents and taken into the Soviet-sector where her eventual rescue is arranged by a German smuggler.
30. The Little Kidnappers (1953)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A Scotsman, Jim MacKenzie, living on a primitive homestead in Nova Scotia, is raising his two grandsons, Harry and Davy, following the death of their father in the Boer War. His son's death... See full summary »
31. Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and two gangsters looking for some money owed to them.
32. Inferno (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A tough, hard-driving business tycoon suffers a broken leg and is left to die in the desert by his scheming wife and her greedy lover.
35. Genevieve (1953)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy
It's time for the annual London to Brighton antique car rally, and Alan McKim and Ambrose Claverhouse are not going to let their friendship stop them from trying to humiliate each other. ... See full summary »
36. By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Marjorie Winfield's engagement to Bill Sherman, who has just arrived home from fighting in World War I, serves as the backdrop for the trials and tribulations of her family.
40. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Western
John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »
42. Mister Scoutmaster (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy
Snobby TV star (Clifton Webb) worries that he is out of touch with the younger generation and that's why his TV show is failing. He becomes a Boy Scout leader in an effort to "get in touch.... See full summary »
44. Dangerous Crossing (1953)
Approved | 75 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
When a beautiful bride boards an ocean liner with her new husband, he goes into hiding, and she becomes the target of a murder conspiracy.
46. Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki (1953)
Approved | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Ma and Pa, along with daughter Rosie, go off to Hawaii in answer to cousin Rodney's call for help running his pineapple farm while he recovers from an illness. Pa soon causes a major explosion and gets himself kidnapped.
47. The Story of Three Loves (1953)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
An anthology film consisting of three very different stories about love set in Europe and told in flashback.
48. Split Second (1953)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Two escaped killers take hostages and hide in a Nevada mining ghost town knowing that an atom bomb is scheduled to be tested there the next morning.
49. Sailor of the King (1953)
Approved | 83 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In 1940, Canadian sailor Andrew Brown is prisoner on a battle damaged German raider and he plans to delay the raider's at-sea repairs until a British naval task-force can destroy it.
50. The President's Lady (1953)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama
The story of president Andrew Jackson from his early years, the film begins when he meets Rachel Donaldson Robards. The plot concentrates on the scandal concerning the legality of their marriage and how they overcame the difficulties.