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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

Genre: Action, Drama, War
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: 7.9
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…

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…

X the Unknown

X the Unknown

X the Unknown
IMDb: 6.2
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…

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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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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: 7.4
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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Backlash

Backlash

Backlash
IMDb: 6.7
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…

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…

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…

Raw Edge

Raw Edge

Raw Edge
IMDb: 6.3
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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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.

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…

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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.