Feature Film, Released between 1957-01-01 and 1957-12-31, Rating Count at least 300, English (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

8.9
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96 Metascore

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 675,394 | Gross: $4.36M

2. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 106,216 | Gross: $8.18M

3. Paths of Glory (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, War

8.4
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90 Metascore

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Votes: 174,599

4. Do Ankhen Barah Haath (1957)

143 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Progressive, reform-minded young warden gets permission to take six surly murderers from prison to dilapidated country farm, to rehabilitate it and themselves through hard work and kindly guidance.

Director: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre | Stars: Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre, Sandhya, Ulhas, B.M. Vyas

Votes: 1,640

5. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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72 Metascore

An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 13,620

6. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir

8.1
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100 Metascore

Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Votes: 27,522

7. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.1
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87 Metascore

British POWs are forced to build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors, not knowing that the allied forces are planning to destroy it.

Director: David Lean | Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 200,405 | Gross: $44.91M

8. The Snow Queen (1957)

Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him.

Director: Lev Atamanov | Stars: Vladimir Gribkov, Yanina Zheymo, Anna Komolova, Mariya Babanova

Votes: 2,183

9. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Not Rated | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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73 Metascore

When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Votes: 15,715

10. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

7.6
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Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

Votes: 17,979

11. Curse of the Demon (1957)

Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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American professor John Holden arrives in London for a parapsychology conference, only to find himself investigating the mysterious actions of Devil-worshiper Julian Karswell.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Maurice Denham

Votes: 11,794

12. The Enemy Below (1957)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

Director: Dick Powell | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Votes: 9,684

13. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Votes: 27,323

14. Seven Days from Now (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

Votes: 1,487

15. The Tin Star (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Western

7.3
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A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

Votes: 4,984

16. Time Limit (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During the Korean War former prisoner of war, Major Harry Cargill admits to having collaborated with the enemy but military investigator Colonel William Edwards wants the details.

Director: Karl Malden | Stars: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart

Votes: 887

17. The Tall T (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Romance, Thriller, Western

7.3
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An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 4,297

18. Old Yeller (1957)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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84 Metascore

A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. First thought to be good-for-nothing mutt, Old Yeller is soon beloved by all.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Jeff York

Votes: 11,674 | Gross: $21.91M

19. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.3
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During World War II, an American marine and an Irish nun form an unlikely friendship after being stranded on a South Pacific island. They find comfort in one another as the two hope for a rescue.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Votes: 7,658

20. Desk Set (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell

Votes: 7,539

21. The D.I. (1957)

106 min | Drama

7.3
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A no-nonsense Drill Instructor is convinced that he can make a recruit, that is haunted by his family combat history and who falters under pressure, into a Marine.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Don Dubbins, Jackie Loughery, Lin McCarthy

Votes: 896

22. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 2,778

23. Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A married, middle-aged woman is shocked to discover that her husband, who she thought was content in their marriage, has become infatuated with a beautiful younger woman and is planning to leave his family for her.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Ray

Votes: 428

24. The Three Faces of Eve (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome

Votes: 7,138

25. The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)

Approved | 135 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson

Votes: 7,202

26. Peyton Place (1957)

Approved | 157 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A peaceful New England town hides secrets and scandals.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 5,282 | Gross: $25.60M

27. The One That Got Away (1957)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.2
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A cocky German fighter pilot is shot down over England in 1940 and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,791

28. Men in War (1957)

Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

7.2
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During the Korean War, a battle-worn lieutenant and his platoon are behind enemy lines, and have orders to march to Hill 465 for possible relief.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine

Votes: 2,392

29. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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58 Metascore

The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, including his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 2,346

30. Love in the Afternoon (1957)

Not Rated | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A middle-aged playboy becomes fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver

Votes: 13,701

31. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western

7.2
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Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 13,760 | Gross: $11.75M

32. Edge of the City (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire

Votes: 2,468

33. Across the Bridge (1957)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

Votes: 654

34. Black River (1957)

114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A love triangle develops between a benevolent student, his innocent girlfriend, and a cruel petty criminal, all as a point of diagnosis of a social disease that had Japan slowly succumbing to lawlessness during the post-War era.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ineko Arima, Keiko Awaji

Votes: 784

35. The Tarnished Angels (1957)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Story of a friendship between an eccentric journalist and a daredevil barnstorming pilot.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Jack Carson

Votes: 3,019

36. Sayonara (1957)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A US Air Force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

Votes: 6,008 | Gross: $26.30M

37. No Down Payment (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

7.1
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In California, four couples who have bought homes and are neighbors face money problems, alcoholism, racism, promiscuity, and discrimination against lack of education, until a tragic event forces them to reassess their lives.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Sheree North, Tony Randall, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 873

38. A King in New York (1957)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 7,220

39. A Hatful of Rain (1957)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.1
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A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan

Votes: 1,154

40. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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59 Metascore

Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 9,428 | Gross: $17.44M

41. All Mine to Give (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 1,111

42. Paradise Lagoon (1957)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

7.1
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In 1905, Lord Henry Loam, his family and his servants are shipwrecked on a deserted island where the survival of the fittest renders the rigid class system irrelevant.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 1,296

43. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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To save his career, a writer for television advertising wants a famous actress to endorse a lipstick. In return, he has to pretend to be her new lover.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell

Votes: 3,042

44. Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers

Votes: 2,159

45. Big Time Operators (1957)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy

7.0
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A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit", and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers

Votes: 1,753

46. The Joker Is Wild (1957)

Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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Frank Sinatra plays Joe E. Lewis, a famous comedian of the 1930s-50s. When the movie opens, Lewis is a young, talented singer who performs in speakeasies. When he bolts one job for another,... See full summary »

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,116

47. Funny Face (1957)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Votes: 26,542

48. Forty Guns (1957)

Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson

Votes: 4,557

49. Fear Strikes Out (1957)

Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.0
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True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams

Votes: 1,649

50. The Strange One (1957)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Students faced with an ethical dilemma about the dehumanization associated with the tradition of hazing, at a military college in the Southern United States, take matters in their own hands.

Director: Jack Garfein | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle, Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch

Votes: 651


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