Search results for "1956"
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
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
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…

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 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
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,…

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
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
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…

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
The Power and the Prize

The Power and the Prize

The Power and the Prize
IMDb: 6.1
98

An ambitious executive jeopardizes his career to marry a European refugee.

Genre: Drama
The Bitter Stems

The Bitter Stems

The Bitter Stems
IMDb: 7.6
88

Buenos Aires, Argentina. A failed reporter teams up with a Hungarian immigrant to set up a fake correspondence journalism school.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Foreign Intrigue

Foreign Intrigue

Foreign Intrigue
IMDb: 6
95

Millionaire Victor Danemore, living on the French Riviera, dies suddenly of a heart attack. His secretary, Dave Bishop, wants to know more about his employer’s life. Surprisingly, not even his…

Night and Fog

Night and Fog

Night and Fog
IMDb: 8.6
32

Filmmaker Alain Resnais documents the atrocities behind the walls of Hitler’s concentration camps.

Elena and Her Men

Elena and Her Men

Elena and Her Men
IMDb: 6.3
95

Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir’s delirious romantic comedy Elena and her Men stars a radiant Ingrid Bergman as a beautiful, but…

It’s Great to be Young!

It’s Great to be Young!

It’s Great to be Young!
IMDb: 6.5
94

IT’S GREAT TO A YOUNG stars John Mills as Dingle an easygoing high school teacher. When autocratic new headmaster Frome (Cecil Parker) begins imposing all sorts of repressive rules, Dingle…

Genre: Comedy, Music
That Naughty Girl

That Naughty Girl

That Naughty Girl
IMDb: 5.8
86

Nightclub entertainer Jean Clery discovers too late that the ‘baby’ he agreed to take care of is a wild, shapely sex kitten.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
On the Bowery

On the Bowery

On the Bowery
IMDb: 7.4
65

A mix of documentary and scripted footage on the Bowery, New York City’s skid row. Against a backdrop of men (and a few women) drinking in bars, talking and arguing,…

The Intruder

The Intruder

The Intruder
IMDb: 5.7
100

A doctor saves a girl from suicide and marries her out of pity. Soon the evil man who had pushed her to the limit taking advantage of her re-enters her…

Genre: Drama
Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy
IMDb: 6.1
118

Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal…

Showdown at Abilene

Showdown at Abilene

Showdown at Abilene
IMDb: 6.1
80

Jim Trask, former sheriff of Abilene, returns to the town after fighting for the Confederacy to find everyone thought he was dead. His old friend Dave Mosely is now engaged…

Genre: Western
Season of the Sun

Season of the Sun

Season of the Sun
IMDb: 6.5
89

The film tells the story of a group of high school boxing team members who spend their days drinking, sailing and chasing girls, and who more often than not spend…

House of Secrets

House of Secrets

House of Secrets
IMDb: 6.1
97

Police in Paris recruit an English ship’s officer (Michael Craig) to help trap counterfeiters by joining them.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Stranger at My Door

Stranger at My Door

Stranger at My Door
IMDb: 6.6
85

Notorious outlaw Clay Anderson and gang rob the town bank and flee in separate directions. Riding hard, Clay’s horse goes lame and he is forced to pull-up at a nearby…

Reprisal!

Reprisal!

Reprisal!
IMDb: 6.6
74

New ranch owner Frank Madden, half Indian but posing as white, arrives just as an all white jury finds the three white Shipley brothers who lynched three Indians innocent. There…

Genre: Western