The Best Action Movies of the 1950s

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Seven Samurai 1954, 207 min.

Akira Kurosawa     Starring: Toshirô MifuneMinoru ChiakiTakashi Shimura

Action    Drama    Ensemble Film

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Rio Grande 1950, 105 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneMaureen O'HaraBen Johnson

Action    Drama    Romance

Up by 11 in the past 45 days 11

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Run Silent Run Deep 1958, 93 min.

Robert Wise     Starring: Don RicklesJack WardenBurt Lancaster

Action    Combat Films    Drama

Up by 44 in the past 45 days 44

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Hondo 1953, 83 min.

John Farrow     Starring: John WayneLee AakerWard Bond

Action    Drama    Romance

Down by 8 in the past 45 days 8

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Rodan 1956, 82 min.

Ishirô Honda     Starring: Kenji SaharaYumi ShirakawaAkihiko Hirata

Action    Foreign Language Film    Horror

Up by 19 in the past 45 days 19

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Ivanhoe 1952, 106 min.

Richard Thorpe     Starring: George SandersRobert TaylorElizabeth Taylor

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

Down by 87 in the past 45 days 87

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Wagon Master 1950, 86 min.

John Ford     Starring: Ben JohnsonJoanne DruHarry Carey Jr.

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

Down by 102 in the past 45 days 102

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Titanic 1953, 98 min.

Jean Negulesco     Starring: Clifton WebbBarbara StanwyckRobert Wagner

Action    Disaster Film    Drama

Down by 16 in the past 45 days 16

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