The Top 20 Movies of 1951

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1

Strangers on a Train

1951    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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Ace in the Hole

1951    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Comedy Drama    Drama

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The African Queen

1951    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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A Streetcar Named Desire

1951    Elia Kazan    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Marriage Drama

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An American in Paris

1951    Vincente Minnelli    Not Rated

Musical    Musical Romance    Romance

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A Place in the Sun

1951    George Stevens    Not Rated

Drama    Psychological Drama    Romance

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The Thing from Another World

1951    Christian Nyby    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Monster Film

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The Lavender Hill Mob

1951    Charles Crichton    Not Rated

Caper    Comedy    Crime

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Diary of a Country Priest

1951    Robert Bresson    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Mystery

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The Man in the White Suit

1951    Alexander Mackendrick    Not Rated

Comedy    Satire

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14

Early Summer

1951    Yasujirô Ozu    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film

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The River

1951    Jean Renoir    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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The Steel Helmet

1951    Samuel Fuller    Not Rated

Anti-War Film    Combat Films    Drama

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Quo Vadis?

1951    Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Historical Epic

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When Worlds Collide

1951    Rudolph Maté    Rated G

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Science Fiction

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Detective Story

1951    William Wyler    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Crime    Crime Drama

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