1956

The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man
IMDb: 7.4
105 min

True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.

The King and Four Queens

The King and Four Queens

The King and Four Queens
IMDb: 6.1
86 min

Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.

Anastasia

Anastasia

Anastasia
IMDb: 7.0
105 min

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is really Anastasia. In the end the Empress must decide her claim.

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender
IMDb: 6.2
89 min

Elvis Prestley\'s first film is a Civil War drama.

The Mountain

The Mountain

The Mountain
IMDb: 6.8
105 min

Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims.

A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped
IMDb: 8.3
99 min

A captured French Resistance fighter during World War II engineers a daunting escape from prison.

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Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
The Brave One

The Brave One

The Brave One
IMDb: 6.6
100 min

A young Mexican boy tirelessly tries to save his pet bull from death at the hands of a celebrated matador.

Genre: Drama
Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion
IMDb: 7.3
137

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days
IMDb: 6.8
167 min

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Between Heaven and Hell

Between Heaven and Hell

Between Heaven and Hell
IMDb: 6.6
94 min

Sam Gifford remembers : In prewar years he was an arrogant southern cotton plantation owner, married to the daughter of a colonel. At the beginning of the war he was mobilized with his National Guard unit as a sergeant. Came the day when, revolted by the cowardice of his lieutenant, who had fired at his own men, he hit him. Downgraded, he was sent to a disciplinary battalion. Sam now discovers his new detachment, his new commanding officer, just another cowardly brute, Captain Waco Grimes. While in combat, Sam will gradually become closer to the privates, working-class people he used to despise. He will become another man, a better man.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Aparajito

Aparajito

Aparajito
IMDb: 8.4
110 min

The Unvanquished is the second part of the Bangladesh Apu film series about a boy named Apu who gets a scholarship to study at a College in Calcutta. His mother is alone and torn between wanting him to be successful and not wanting him to leave her alone.

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Giant

Giant

Giant
IMDb: 7.6
201 min

Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Genre: Best Western
The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments
IMDb: 7.8
220 min

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

The Last Wagon

The Last Wagon

The Last Wagon
IMDb: 7.0
98 min

When a handful of settlers survive an Apache attack on their wagon train they must put their lives into the hands of Comanche Todd, a white man who has lived with the Comanches most of his life and is wanted for the murder of three men.

X the Unknown

X the Unknown

X the Unknown
IMDb: 6.1
81 min

After a mysterious explosion leaves a large fissure in the ground, two young boys are confronted by an unknown phenomenon that inflicts severe radiation burns on one of them. There follows a spate of attacks at radiation establishments as the inexplicable life-form plunders radium stores. Dr Royston, an expert in atomic research, is brought in to explain and curtail the activities of this alien creature before it causes disaster.

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Attack

Attack

Attack
IMDb: 7.4
107 min

At the end of World War II, a National Guard infantry company must set up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lt. Costa (Jack Palance) knows that Capt. Cooney (Eddie Albert) is in command only because of the \"connections\" he made stateside. Costa has serious doubts concerning Cooney\'s ability to lead, and when Cooney sends Costa and his men out on a dangerous mission -- and refuses to reenforce them -- all hell breaks loose.

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon
IMDb: 8.2
34

In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris. The two become inseparable, yet the world’s harsh realities finally interfere. With its glorious palette and allegorical purity, this Academy Award-winning short film has enchanted young and old for generations.

Lust for Life

Lust for Life

Lust for Life
IMDb: 7.4
122 min

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.

Genre: Drama
The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

Young Rhoda Penmark is sweet, smart … and inherently evil! After a school chum dies during a picnic, no one suspects Rhoda, except the janitor of her apartment building. But when Rhoda\'s mother finds out that her own mother was a cold-blooded killer, she begins to suspect Rhoda might be the victim of some faulty genetics.

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
IMDb: 7.0
80 min

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ineptitude of the city\'s hard-line district attorney. The plan is to have Tom plant clues leading to his arrest for killing a female nightclub dancer. Once Tom is found guilty, he is to reveal the setup and humiliate the DA.

Genre: Crime, Drama
War and Peace

War and Peace

War and Peace
IMDb: 6.8
208 min

Napoleon\'s tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Bob The Gambler

Bob The Gambler

Bob The Gambler
IMDb: 7.7
103

In Paris, Bob Montagne is practically synonymous with gambling -- and winning. He is kind, classy and well-liked by virtually everyone in town, including police inspector Ledru. However, when Bob's luck turns sour, he begins to lose friends and makes the most desperate gamble of his life: to rob the Deauville casino during Grand Prix weekend, when the vaults are full. Unfortunately, Bob soon learns that the game is rigged and the cops are on to him.

The Silent World

The Silent World

The Silent World
IMDb: 7.1
86

The Silent World (French: Le Monde du silence) is a 1956 French documentary film co-directed by the famed French oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and a young Louis Malle. The Silent World is noted as one of the first films to use underwater cinematography to show the ocean depths in color. Its title derives from Cousteau's 1953 book The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and Adventure. The film was shot aboard the ship Calypso. Cousteau and his team of divers shot 25 kilometers of film over two years in the Mediterranean Sea, the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, of which 2.5 kilometers were included in the finished documentary.

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
IMDb: 6.4
83 min

Test space rockets exploding at liftoff and increased reporting of UFO sightings culminate in a direct attempt by alien survivors of a dead, extra-galactic civilization to invade Earth from impervious flying saucers, using ray-weapons of mass destruction.

The King And I

The King And I

The King And I
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the King.

Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Moby Dick
IMDb: 7.3
116 min

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.

The Black Sleep

The Black Sleep

The Black Sleep
IMDb: 6.1
82 min

In 19th century England, a noted brain surgeon rescues a former student from being hanged on a false conviction for murder, and spirits him away to an ancient, repurposed abbey far in the countryside. There, he connives his pupil into assisting him in mapping the functions of the various parts of the human brain, using living subjects who are under a terrible animation-suspending drug called \"black sleep\". Subsequently, the student, along with the daughter of one of the subjects, discover that most of these subjects have survived but are being kept in a dungeon-like cellar, in various stages of derangement...

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
IMDb: 6.7
94 min

Bud Corliss (Wagner) is an ambitious student who is wooing Dorothy Kingship (Woodward) purely for her father\'s mining fortune. When he discovers that Dorothy is pregnant with his child, he realizes she is quite likely to be disinherited by her wealthy family. He assures Dorothy that he\'ll take care of her, yet he hesitates when Dorothy insists on marrying. Bud then murders Dorothy and stages it in a way that it appears to be a suicide. He then reaches out to her sister Ellen (Leith) with the hopes of marrying her in order to ingratiate himself with her father. After a couple of months Ellen finds evidence to question the suicide verdict, and then discovers Bud knew Dorothy. Ellen struggles to avenge her sister and save her own life.

The Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase
IMDb: 6.9
85 min

During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don\'t go as planned when the conductor of the train that they stole is on to them and is doing everything he can to stop them. Based on a true story.

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me
IMDb: 7.5
113

The story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.

Genre: Best Sport, Drama
The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much
IMDb: 7.5
120 min

A widescreen, Technicolor remake by Hitchcock of his 1934 film of the same title. A couple (James Stewart, Doris Day) vacationing in Morocco with their young son accidentally stumble upon an assassination plot. When the child is kidnapped to ensure their silence, they have to take matters into their own hands to save him.

Trapeze

Trapeze

Trapeze
IMDb: 6.9
105 min

A pair of men try to perform the dangerous \"triple\" in their trapeze act. Problems arise when the duo is made into a trio following the addition of a sexy female performer.

Genre: Drama
D-Day the Sixth of June

D-Day the Sixth of June

D-Day the Sixth of June
IMDb: 6.0
106 min

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
23 Paces to Baker Street

23 Paces to Baker Street

23 Paces to Baker Street
IMDb: 7.0
103 min

Philip Hannon, a blind playwright living in London, overhears part of a conversation , that leads him into a desperate race, to find a kidnapped child. When he gets no help from the police, he along with his butler, and his ex fiancée, attempt to track down the crooks.

The Revolt of Mamie Stover

The Revolt of Mamie Stover

The Revolt of Mamie Stover
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

Set in the early \'40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though her prospects look good when she falls in love with a science-fiction writer who treats her with the respect she deserves, the dawning war and the fallacies of her previous lifestyle complicate their budding romance. Mamie cannot fully remove herself from her former profession, and provides some of her old services to the sailors stationed in town. Searching for another means of financial security, Mamie invests in several pieces of real estate and becomes quite wealthy, though her bad reputation has not been forgotten by the locals. Written by alfiehitchie

Genre: Drama
The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall
IMDb: 7.5
109 min

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno is a hulking giant, his chances for success are hampered by a powder-puff punch and a glass jaw. Exploiting Willis\' reputation for integrity and standing in the boxing community, Benko arranges a series of fixed fights that propel the unsophisticated Moreno to #1 contender for the championship. The reigning champ, the sadistic Buddy Brannen, harbors resentment at the publicity Toro has been receiving and vows to viciously punish him in the ring. Eddie must now decide whether or not to tell the naive Toro the truth.

Genre: Best Sport, Drama
Hilda Crane

Hilda Crane

Hilda Crane
IMDb: 6.6
87 min

After two failed marriages, a disillusioned woman returns to her hometown to start life anew. Director Philip Dunne\'s 1956 drama stars Jean Simmons, Guy Madison, Jean Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn, Evelyn Varden, Peggy Knudsen and Gregg Palmer.

Genre: Drama
The Killing

The Killing

The Killing
IMDb: 8.0
85 min

Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and marries his fiancee, Fay. But when George tells his restless wife, Sherry, about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

A Day of Fury

A Day of Fury

A Day of Fury
IMDb: 6.4
78 min

A Day Of Fury stars Jock Mahoney as town marshal Alan Burnett, whose life is saved by a stranger he meets on the trail. His rescuer turns out to be Jagade (Dale Robertson), a gunslinger just returned after years away, who finds when he gets into town that he can\'t abide the peace that has been settled between \"his\" people (i.e. the saloon-keepers, gamblers, etc.) and the righteous, \"respectable\" folk.

Genre: Western
The Last Hunt

The Last Hunt

The Last Hunt
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

A buffalo hunter (Stewart Granger) has a falling-out with his partner (Robert Taylor), who kills for fun.

Genre: Western
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
IMDb: 6.5
80 min

A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

The Swan

The Swan

The Swan
IMDb: 6.5
104 min

Princess Beatrice\'s days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he\'s bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate\'s dairy than Alexandra\'s rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra\'s brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him.

Backlash

Backlash

Backlash
IMDb: 6.6
84 min

Jim Slater\'s father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.

Jubal

Jubal

Jubal
IMDb: 7.1
100 min

Jubal Troop is a cowboy who is found in a weakened condition, without a horse. He is given shelter at Shep Horgan\'s large ranch, where he quickly makes an enemy in foreman Pinky, a cattleman who accuses Jubal of carrying the smell of sheep.

Genre: Action, Western
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
IMDb: 5.8
136 min

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great (Richard Burton), the legendary Greek hero hailed by his countrymen as \"The King of Kings\". Born in 356 B.C. into a turbulent world of political unrest, educated by Aristotle (Barry Jones) and chosen to lead his people in the grand tradition of his powerful father (Fredric March), this glamorous world conqueror rose above all conflict to unite the continents of Europe and Asia to become one of the most celebrated rulers of all time! Written, produced and directed by Oscar - winner Robert Rossen and featuring the extraordinary Claire Bloom and a remarkable cast of thousands, this stunning portrait of one of history\'s most fascinating figures is colossal entertainment and an amazing spectacle.

Raw Edge

Raw Edge

Raw Edge
IMDb: 6.4
76 min

A Texan arrives in Oregon and seeks justice for his innocently-hanged brother

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

A rescue team from earth lands their flying saucer-like spacecraft on an alien world, to discover they are not only not welcomed by the lone survivor of a missing scientific expedition sent there two decades earlier, but, once they have determined to investigate the deaths of his colleagues and bring him back home by force, along with his planet-born daughter, find themselves subjected to assault by something invisible which seems intent on preventing them from leaving the planet, ever.

The Searchers

The Searchers

The Searchers
IMDb: 7.9
119 min

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Genre: Best Western
Meet Me in Las Vegas

Meet Me in Las Vegas

Meet Me in Las Vegas
IMDb: 6.1
112 min

Chuck Redwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not in the beginning...

Genre: Comedy, Romance
A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice
IMDb: 7.2
117 min

In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan on what to do with the women and children of the British.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Hot Blood

Hot Blood

Hot Blood
IMDb: 5.9
85 min

Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it.

Genre: Drama
Carousel

Carousel

Carousel
IMDb: 6.6
128 min

Billy Bigelow has been dead for 15 years. Now outside the pearly gates, he long ago waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. He has heard that there is a problem with his family: namely with his wife Julie Bigelow, née Jordan, and his child he hasn\'t met. He would now like to head back to Earth to assist in rectifying the problem; but before he may go, he has to get permission from the gatekeeper by telling him his story. Adapted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein hit Broadway musical.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
IMDb: 7.7
80 min

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Genre: Best Sci-Fi
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.6
105 min

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He\'s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan\'s most powerful clan leader. He\'s also challenged to fight by the supremely confident and skilful Sasaki Kojiro. Takezo agrees to fight Kojiro in a year\'s time but rejects Shogun\'s patronage, choosing instead to live on the edge of a village, raising vegetables. He\'s followed there by Otsu and later by Akemi, both in love with him. The year ends as Takezo assists the villagers against a band of brigands. He seeks Otsu\'s forgiveness and accepts her love, then sets off across the water to Ganryu Island for his final contest.

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The Burmese Harp

The Burmese Harp

The Burmese Harp
IMDb: 8.1
116

In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.