Search results for "1956"
Congo Crossing

Congo Crossing

Congo Crossing
IMDb: 5.3
85

Director Joseph Pevney’s 1956 jungle drama, set in Africa, stars Virginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter Lorre, Michael Pate, Kathryn Givney, Raymond Bailey and Rex Ingram.

Bridge of Japan

Bridge of Japan

Bridge of Japan
IMDb: 7.1
112

Ichikawa’s 1956 adaptation of Nihonbashi was the first to take the work of Kyoka Izumi— until then regarded as a writer of common tragic melodramas—and re-evaluate it as a tanbi-ha…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Fighting Trouble

Fighting Trouble

Fighting Trouble
IMDb: 5
61

An overambitious shutterbug almost gets his lights put out permanently when he decides to snap a picture of a mob boss.

The Feminine Touch

The Feminine Touch

The Feminine Touch
IMDb: 5.9
91

Following a group of five very different student nurses during their first year of training at an NHS hospital in London called St. Augustine’s Hospital (filmed at Guy’s Hospital), where…

Genre: Drama
The Scarlet Hour

The Scarlet Hour

The Scarlet Hour
IMDb: 6.9
95

An unhappy wife uses her powers of manipulation to draw an infatuated man into an ill-fated jewelry heist.

Genre: Thriller
The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon
IMDb: 8.1
34

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…

Deadlier Than the Male

Deadlier Than the Male

Deadlier Than the Male
IMDb: 7.5
113

In Les Halles, in the heart of Paris, the restaurateur André Chatelin, leads an uneventful life until the arrival from Marseille of Catherine, the daughter of his ex-wife Gabrielle. She…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Roof

The Roof

The Roof
IMDb: 7.4
97

Under provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building. This comedy follows the efforts of a family to erect…

Genre: Drama
When Gangland Strikes

When Gangland Strikes

When Gangland Strikes
IMDb: 6.1
70

In this crime drama, mobsters swear to get revenge upon a zealous public prosecutor as he tries to get them put into prison. The desperate mobsters try to stop him…

Genre: Crime
The Bold and the Brave

The Bold and the Brave

The Bold and the Brave
IMDb: 6
87

The film traces the destinies of three American soldiers stationed in Italy during World War II. Fairchild (Corey) is an idealist who doesn’t believe in killing. Preacher is a religious…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Baby and the Battleship

The Baby and the Battleship

The Baby and the Battleship
IMDb: 5.4
96

After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails…

Genre: Comedy
Yield to the Night

Yield to the Night

Yield to the Night
IMDb: 7.1
99

Locked in her cell, a murderer reflects on the events that have led her to death row.

Genre: Drama
Man Beast

Man Beast

Man Beast
IMDb: 4.3
62

Connie Hayward mounts an expedition into the Himalayan Mountains looking for her brother, who has not returned from a previous trek trying to locate the Yeti, or “Abominable Snowman”. Arriving…

Don’t Knock The Rock

Don’t Knock The Rock

Don’t Knock The Rock
IMDb: 5.7
84

Rock-and-roller Arnie Haynes returns to his hometown as a hero to the teenagers. However, the mayor and other concerned adults have banned him from performing in his hometown because they…

Genre: Music
Huk!

Huk!

Huk!
IMDb: 5.9
84

After 14 years in the United States, Greg Dickson returns to his family’s plantation in the Philippines to settle his slain father’s estate. Boyhood friend Bart Rogers and his wife…

Crime Against Joe

Crime Against Joe

Crime Against Joe
IMDb: 5.8
70

Down-and-out artist Joe Manning (John Bromfield) wakes up from a night of drunken revelry in a jail cell, where he’s being held on suspicion for the murder of a nightclub…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Accused of Murder

Accused of Murder

Accused of Murder
IMDb: 5.5
74

The story tells of nightclub singer Vera Ralston, who is accused of murder; and it looks like she’s guilty as she was the last person to see crooked attorney Hobart…

A Cry in the Night

A Cry in the Night

A Cry in the Night
IMDb: 6.1
75

A police captain’s emotions get in the way when his daughter is kidnapped.

Genre: Drama
Over-Exposed

Over-Exposed

Over-Exposed
IMDb: 6.1
80

This titillating bit of pulp sensationalism was the last in a string of “B” films that Cleo Moore starred in at Columbia. Moore plays Lila Crane, an ambitious clip-joint floozie…

Genre: Drama
A Woman’s Devotion

A Woman’s Devotion

A Woman’s Devotion
IMDb: 6
88

An artist suffering from mental problems from his experiences during the war goes to Acapulco on his honeymoon. Soon young women are turning up dead in the area, and the…

Genre: Drama, Mystery
All the World’s Memory

All the World’s Memory

All the World’s Memory
IMDb: 7.7
21

Toute la mémoire du monde is a documentary about the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. It presents the building, with its processes of cataloguing and preserving all sorts of printed material,…

Merry-Go-Round

Merry-Go-Round

Merry-Go-Round
IMDb: 7.7
92

In a rural scenery in the throes of difficult changes lives a humble but promising young farmer girl called Mari Pataki. Her father forbids her from seeing the man she…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff
IMDb: 6.6
16

The stooges are government agent entrusted with protecting professor Sneed, who has invented a super rocket fuel. Larry is mistaken for the professor by foreign agents who kidnap the trio…

Genre: Comedy
The Country I Come From

The Country I Come From

The Country I Come From
IMDb: 6
94

One Christmas Eve, a carefree young man, Eric, arrives in a small provincial town. Here, he meets Julien, a bar pianist who is his exact double. Julien is in love…

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Don Juan

Don Juan

Don Juan
IMDb: 6.1
93

Don Juan is arrested during one of his raids loving, just as he intended to seduce the daughter of the Governor, who was about to marry. His faithful servant, too…

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind
IMDb: 7.4
99

Mitch Wayne is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family. While the patriarch, Jared, works hard to establish the family business, his irresponsible son, Kyle, is an…

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Black Tent

The Black Tent

The Black Tent
IMDb: 5.4
93

During the British retreat through Libya, a British officer takes shelter with a group of Arab Bedouin. He marries the chief’s daughter. Sometime later, his younger brother, who had believed…

Giant

Giant

Giant
IMDb: 7.6
201

Giant is a movie of huge scale and grandeur in which three generations of land-rich Texans love, swagger, connive and clash in a saga of family strife, racial bigotry and…

Genre: Drama, Western
The Benny Goodman Story

The Benny Goodman Story

The Benny Goodman Story
IMDb: 6.7
102

Young Benny Goodman is taught clarinet by a music professor. He is advised to play whichever kind of music he likes best, but to make a living, Benny begins by…

Genre: Drama, Music
The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed
IMDb: 7.5
129

Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark and his wife, Christine, dote on their daughter, Rhoda — as does their lonely landlady, Monica Breedlove. But self-centered Rhoda has a secret tendency for…

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Anything Goes
IMDb: 6
106

Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each ‘discovers’ the perfect leading lady for the plum female role. Each promises…

Genre: Comedy, Music
Who Done It?

Who Done It?

Who Done It?
IMDb: 5.6
85

This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a…

Genre: Action, Comedy
Miracle in the Rain

Miracle in the Rain

Miracle in the Rain
IMDb: 7.1
108

Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Baby Doll

Baby Doll

Baby Doll
IMDb: 7.3
114

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie…

Genre: Drama
The Creature Walks Among Us

The Creature Walks Among Us

The Creature Walks Among Us
IMDb: 5.8
79

Scientists surgically transform the Creature into an air-breather, but being able to live on land is not enough to make him comfortable with humans. Enraged, he turns his wrath on…

High Society

High Society

High Society
IMDb: 6.9
111

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. C.K. still loves…

The Catered Affair

The Catered Affair

The Catered Affair
IMDb: 7.4
92

At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception….

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: Drama
The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind
IMDb: 5.2
103

A young man is drafted and goes through the rigors of basic training, ultimately discovering the experience is also character-building. Director David Butler’s 1956 film stars ’50s teen favorites Tab…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
The Green Man

The Green Man

The Green Man
IMDb: 7.2
80

Unknown to everyone but his shady Middle Eastern bosses, watchmaker Hawkins is actually a professional hired assassin with a predilection for killing his targets with bombs. After disposing of a…

Genre: Comedy