The Top 100 Movies of 1955

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1

The Night of the Hunter

1955    Charles Laughton    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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Diabolique

1955    Henri-Georges Clouzot    Not Rated

Crime    Film Noir    Foreign Language Film

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3

Rebel Without a Cause

1955    Nicholas Ray    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Family Drama

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4

Rififi

1955    Jules Dassin    Not Rated

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

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5

To Catch a Thief

1955    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Mystery    Romance    Romantic Mystery

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6

Kiss Me Deadly

1955    Robert Aldrich    Not Rated

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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7

East of Eden

1955    Elia Kazan    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

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8

Marty

1955    Delbert Mann    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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9

Bad Day at Black Rock

1955    John Sturges    Not Rated

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

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10

Ordet

1955    Carl Theodor Dreyer    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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11

Night and Fog

1955    Alain Resnais    Rated R

Documentary    Foreign Language Film    French New Wave

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12

The Seven Year Itch

1955    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Domestic Comedy

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13

Mister Roberts

1955    John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Ensemble Film

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14

Smiles of a Summer Night

1955    Ingmar Bergman    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy of Manners    Ensemble Film

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15

The Trouble with Harry

1955    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Ensemble Film

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16

Lady and the Tramp

1955    Clyde Geronimi    Not Rated

Animated Musical    Animation    Family

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17

Guys and Dolls

1955    Joseph L. Mankiewicz    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Crime

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18

The Ladykillers

1955    Alexander Mackendrick    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Con Artist / Hustler    Crime

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19

All That Heaven Allows

1955    Douglas Sirk    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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20

Pather Panchali

1955    Satyajit Ray    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

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21

The Man With the Golden Arm

1955    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Addiction Drama    Drama    Melodrama

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22

The Man from Laramie

1955    Anthony Mann    Not Rated

Mystery    Western

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23

Killer's Kiss

1955    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

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24

Blackboard Jungle

1955    Richard Brooks    Not Rated

Drama    Juvenile Delinquency Film    Teen Movie

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25

One Froggy Evening

1955    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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26

We're No Angels

1955    Michael Curtiz    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Buddy Film    Comedy

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27

The Desperate Hours

1955    William Wyler    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Drama

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28

Mr. Arkadin

1955    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

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29

Lola Montès

1955    Max Ophüls    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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30

Oklahoma!

1955    Fred Zinnemann    Rated G

Americana    Based-on-Theatre    Musical

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31

Summertime

1955    David Lean    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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32

Picnic

1955    Joshua Logan    Not Rated

Americana    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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34

Richard III

1955    Laurence Olivier    Not Rated

Based-on-Shakespeare    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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35

I Live in Fear

1955    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

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36

The Dam Busters

1955    Michael Anderson    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Docudrama

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37

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

1955    Charles Lamont    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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38

The Big Combo

1955    Joseph H. Lewis    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

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40

This Island Earth

1955    Joseph M. Newman    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

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41

Tarantula

1955    Jack Arnold    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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42

House of Bamboo

1955    Samuel Fuller    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Detective Film

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43

The Big Knife

1955    Robert Aldrich    Not Rated

Drama    Film Noir    Marriage Drama

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45

The Creeping Unknown

1955    Val Guest    Not Rated

Based-on-Television    Horror    Science Fiction

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46

Gigantis the Fire Monster

1955    Motoyoshi Oda    Not Rated

Action    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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47

Death of a Cyclist

1955    Juan Antonio Bardem    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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48

It Came from Beneath the Sea

1955    Robert Gordon    Not Rated

Fantasy    Horror    Monster Film

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49

Floating Clouds

1955    Mikio Naruse    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Psychological Drama

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50

Artists and Models

1955    Frank Tashlin    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Comedy of Errors

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51

Love Me or Leave Me

1955    Charles Vidor    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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52

The Tall Men

1955    Raoul Walsh    Not Rated

Traditional Western    Western

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53

Daddy Long Legs

1955    Jean Negulesco    Not Rated

Musical    Musical Romance    Romance

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54

Ready.. Set.. Zoom!

1955    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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55

Revenge of the Creature

1955    Jack Arnold    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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56

Roman Legion-Hare

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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57

A Generation

1955    Andrzej Wajda    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    War

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58

The Swindle

1955    Federico Fellini    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Crime    Crime Drama

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59

To Hell and Back

1955    Jesse Hibbs    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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60

It's Always Fair Weather

1955    Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Musical

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61

La Pointe-Courte

1955    Agnès Varda    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    French New Wave

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62

The Rose Tattoo

1955    Daniel Mann    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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63

The Phenix City Story

1955    Phil Karlson    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

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64

The Tender Trap

1955    Charles Walters    Not Rated

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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65

Speedy Gonzales

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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66

Sahara Hare

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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67

Bride of the Monster

1955    Edward D. Wood Jr.    Not Rated

Horror    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Horror

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68

The Seven Little Foys

1955    Melville Shavelson    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Comedy

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69

Strategic Air Command

1955    Anthony Mann    Not Rated

Drama    War    War Drama

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70

Jumpin' Jupiter

1955    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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71

Heir-Conditioned

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Short Film

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72

Knight-Mare Hare

1955    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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73

Hyde and Hare

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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74

Red Riding Hoodwinked

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Fairy Tales and Legends

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75

Lumber Jerks

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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77

Dreams

1955    Ingmar Bergman    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Marriage Drama

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78

The Colditz Story

1955    Guy Hamilton    Not Rated

Drama    Escape Film    War

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79

This Is a Life?

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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80

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing

1955    Henry King    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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81

Guided Muscle

1955    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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82

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell

1955    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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83

The Sea Chase

1955    John Farrow    Not Rated

Adventure    Chase Movie    Sea Adventure

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84

My Sister Eileen

1955    Richard Quine    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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85

How to Be Very, Very Popular

1955    Nunnally Johnson    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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86

Land of the Pharaohs

1955    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Historical Epic

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87

Dementia

1955    John Parker    Not Rated

Horror    Mystery    Psychological Horror

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88

Sissi

1955    Ernst Marischka    Not Rated

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Period Film

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89

Dime to Retire

1955    Robert McKimson    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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90

The Virgin Queen

1955    Henry Koster    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Historical Film

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91

Princess Yang Kwei-fei

1955    Kenji Mizoguchi    Not Rated

Drama    Epic    Foreign Language Film

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92

All Fowled Up

1955    Robert McKimson    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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93

The Indian Fighter

1955    André De Toth    Not Rated

Drama    Western

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94

The Long Gray Line

1955    John Ford    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

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95

Le amiche

1955    Michelangelo Antonioni    Not Rated

Drama    Ensemble Film    Foreign Language Film

Up by 21 in the past 45 days 21

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96

Stork Naked

1955    Friz Freleng    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

Down by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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97

The Violent Men

1955    Rudolph Maté    Not Rated

Traditional Western    Western

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98

Hit the Deck

1955    Roy Rowland    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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Blood Alley

1955    William A. Wellman    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

Up by 3 in the past 45 days 3

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