Search results for "1955"
The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter
IMDb: 8.0
93

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Tarantula

Tarantula

Tarantula
IMDb: 6.5
80

A lone-wolf scientist sequestered in a mansion near a small desert town arouses the suspicion of the town’s doctor when his lab assistant is found dead from a case of…

The Quatermass Xperiment

The Quatermass Xperiment

The Quatermass Xperiment
IMDb: 6.7
82

Professor Bernard Quatermass is in charge of a rocket mission that has gone awry. They lose contact with the spaceship and have no idea how far into space it may…

Marty

Marty

Marty
IMDb: 7.7
90

Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Trouble with Harry

The Trouble with Harry

The Trouble with Harry
IMDb: 7.1
99

Trouble erupts in a small, quiet New England town when a man’s body is found in the woods. The problem is that almost everyone in town thinks that they had…

A Journey to the Beginning of Time

A Journey to the Beginning of Time

A Journey to the Beginning of Time
IMDb: 7.5
93

Most classical sci-fi from K. Zeman. Four young boys visit a dinosaur exhibit at the New York city Museum of Natural History. They then row out onto Central Park Lake…

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers
IMDb: 7.8
91

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group’s…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Man Without a Star

Man Without a Star

Man Without a Star
IMDb: 7.0
89

Man Without a Star is a 1955 western film starring Kirk Douglas as a wanderer who gets dragged into a range war. It was based on the novel of the…

Genre: Western
Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!
IMDb: 7.2
145

This joyous celebration of frontier life combines tender romance and violent passion in the Oklahoma Territory of the 1900’s, with a timeless score filled with unforgettable songs. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s…

Richard III

Richard III

Richard III
IMDb: 7.5
161

Shakespeare’s powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

The Man from Laramie

The Man from Laramie

The Man from Laramie
IMDb: 7.4
104

Will Lockhart (James Stewart) becomes entangled in the happenings of Coronado, an isolated western town, after delivering supplies there. He is especially involved with the Waggomans, an influential ranching family,…

Genre: Western
Violent Saturday

Violent Saturday

Violent Saturday
IMDb: 6.9
90

Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Conquest of Space

Conquest of Space

Conquest of Space
IMDb: 5.8
81

A team of American astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain’s religious beliefs may get in the way.

Chief Crazy Horse

Chief Crazy Horse

Chief Crazy Horse
IMDb: 6.1
86

When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial…

The Man from Bitter Ridge

The Man from Bitter Ridge

The Man from Bitter Ridge
IMDb: 6.1
80

The Man from Bitter Ridge is a film directed by Jack Arnold. Jeff Carr, a special investigator, arrives in Tomahawk. His assignment is to discover who has been holding up…

Genre: Romance, Western
Run for Cover

Run for Cover

Run for Cover
IMDb: 6.7
93

Western that starts when a man (Matt Dow) is mistaken as a train robber. After the town’s sheriff shoots the kid he’s riding with, Dow clears his name and ends…

Genre: Action, Western
Revenge of the Creature

Revenge of the Creature

Revenge of the Creature
IMDb: 5.6
82

Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

Captain Lightfoot

Captain Lightfoot

Captain Lightfoot
IMDb: 6.4
92

A boggy swashbuckler of Irish freedom-fighter Michael Martin.

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock

Bad Day at Black Rock
IMDb: 7.8
81

A stranger visits a tiny Western town determined to keep a horrible secret.

Pete Kelly’s Blues

Pete Kelly’s Blues

Pete Kelly’s Blues
IMDb: 6.5
95

In 1927 Kansas City Pete Kelly and his jazz band play nightly at a speakeasy. A local gangster starts to move in on them and when their drummer is killed…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea
IMDb: 6.6
103

Biography of Admiral John Hoskins’ efforts to retain active command despite WW2 injury.

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea
IMDb: 6.6
103

Biography of Admiral John Hoskins’ efforts to retain active command despite WW2 injury.

Genre: Biography, Drama, War
The Tender Trap

The Tender Trap

The Tender Trap
IMDb: 6.4
111

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…

The Cockleshell Heroes

The Cockleshell Heroes

The Cockleshell Heroes
IMDb: 6.7
97

During WW2, German ships are “safely” docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the British send a team of kayakers to attack them.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs
IMDb: 6.7
126

Wealthy American Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) has a chance encounter at a French orphanage with a cheerful 18-year-old resident, Julie Andre (Leslie Caron). He anonymously pays for her education…

The Court Jester

The Court Jester

The Court Jester
IMDb: 7.9
101

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Blood Alley

Blood Alley

Blood Alley
IMDb: 6.4
110

A merchant marine captain, rescued from the Chinese Communists by local visitors, is “shanghaied” into transporting the whole village to Hong Kong on an ancient paddle steamer.

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs
IMDb: 6.7
105

In ancient Egypt the Pharaoh Khufu is obsessed with acquiring gold and plans to take it all with him into the “second life.” To this end he enlists the aid…

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief
IMDb: 7.5
106

To prevent being accused of the crimes, an ex-burglar must catch a thief who’s been copying his style.

The Kentuckian

The Kentuckian

The Kentuckian
IMDb: 6.3
104

A frontiersman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.

Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin

Mr. Arkadin
IMDb: 7.6
93

Orson Welles’s “Mr. Arkadin” tells the story of an elusive billionaire who hires an American smuggler to investigate his past. Welles missed the editing deadline, so the producer handed over…

The Left Hand of God

The Left Hand of God

The Left Hand of God
IMDb: 6.3
87

A man in priestly robes, seemingly the long-awaited Father O’Shea, arrives at a little-frequented Catholic mission in 1947 China. Though the man seems curiously uncomfortable with his priestly duties, his…

Genre: Drama
Man with the Gun

Man with the Gun

Man with the Gun
IMDb: 7.3
83

A stranger comes to town looking for his estranged wife. He finds her running the local girls. He also finds a town and sheriff afraid of their own shadow, scared…

Genre: Western
Footsteps in the Fog

Footsteps in the Fog

Footsteps in the Fog
IMDb: 7.2
90

A Victorian-era murder mystery about a parlour maid that discovers that her employer may have killed his first wife.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
IMDb: 6.7
79

When the murder of an archaeologist puts a valuable medallion into their hands, Abbott and Costello waste little time in trying to sell it, only to find themselves pursued by…

Chiyari Fuji

Chiyari Fuji

Chiyari Fuji
IMDb: 8.1
94

A young samurai, Shojuro Sako, travels on the Tokaido to Edo with his two servants, Genta and Gonpachi. Gonpachi has been told by Shojuro’s mother to prevent his Master from…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
Mister Roberts

Mister Roberts

Mister Roberts
IMDb: 6.9
123

A hilarious and heartfelt military comedy-drama co-directed by John Ford and Mervyn LeRoy, Mister Roberts stars Henry Fonda as an officer who’s yearning for battle but is stuck in the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, War
Battle Cry

Battle Cry

Battle Cry
IMDb: 6.4
149

The dramatic story of US marines in training, in combat and in love during World War II. The story centres on a major who guides the raw recruits from their…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Untamed

Untamed

Untamed
IMDb: 7.1
111

When the great potato famine hits Ireland, the diaspora begins as thousands emigrate. Among those leaving the Emerald Isle is Katie O’Neill and her husband, who decide that the promised…

Hell’s Island

Hell’s Island

Hell’s Island
IMDb: 7.4
84

After being dumped by his fiancée, hard-drinking and depressed Mark Cormack (John Payne) loses his job in the Los Angeles district attorney’s office and serves as bouncer in a Las…

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