The Best Movies of 1952

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1

Ikiru

1952    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Medical Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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High Noon

1952    Fred Zinnemann    Not Rated

Western

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Singin' in the Rain

1952    Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Umberto D.

1952    Vittorio De Sica    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Italian Neorealism

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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5

The Quiet Man

1952    John Ford    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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The Bad and the Beautiful

1952    Vincente Minnelli    Not Rated

Drama    Showbiz Drama

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Forbidden Games

1952    René Clément    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    War

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Limelight

1952    Charles Chaplin    Rated G

Comedy Drama    Drama    Melodrama

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Monkey Business

1952    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Comedy    Screwball Comedy    Sci-Fi Comedy

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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10

Rabbit Seasoning

1952    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

Up by 29 in the past 45 days 29

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Bend of the River

1952    Anthony Mann    Not Rated

Western

Up by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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12

The Greatest Show on Earth

1952    Cecil B. DeMille    Not Rated

Adventure Drama    Drama    Showbiz Drama

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13

Othello

1952    Orson Welles    Rated PG

Based-on-Shakespeare    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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14

Angel Face

1952    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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16

The Crimson Pirate

1952    Robert Siodmak    Not Rated

Adventure    Swashbuckler    Adventure Comedy

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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17

Clash by Night

1952    Fritz Lang    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Family Drama

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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18

The Life of Oharu

1952    Kenji Mizoguchi    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Melodrama

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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19

On Dangerous Ground

1952    Nicholas Ray    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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Moulin Rouge

1952    John Huston    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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