The Top 50 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

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Rififi

1955    Jules Dassin    Not Rated

Caper    Crime    Crime Thriller

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4

Rebel Without a Cause

1955    Nicholas Ray    Rated PG13

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Family Drama

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5

To Catch a Thief

1955    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Mystery    Romance    Romantic Mystery

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Kiss Me Deadly

1955    Robert Aldrich    Not Rated

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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East of Eden

1955    Elia Kazan    Rated PG

Americana    Drama    Family Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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Marty

1955    Delbert Mann    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Bad Day at Black Rock

1955    John Sturges    Not Rated

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Thriller

Up by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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10

Ordet

1955    Carl Theodor Dreyer    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Foreign Language Film

Up by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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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

Mister Roberts

1955    John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Ensemble Film

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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13

The Seven Year Itch

1955    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Domestic Comedy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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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

Guys and Dolls

1955    Joseph L. Mankiewicz    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Crime

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17

Lady and the Tramp

1955    Clyde Geronimi    Not Rated

Animated Musical    Animation    Family

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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18

The Ladykillers

1955    Alexander Mackendrick    Not Rated

Black Comedy    Con Artist / Hustler    Crime

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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19

All That Heaven Allows

1955    Douglas Sirk    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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20

Pather Panchali

1955    Satyajit Ray    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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21

The Man from Laramie

1955    Anthony Mann    Not Rated

Mystery    Western

Up by 21 in the past 45 days 21

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22

The Man With the Golden Arm

1955    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Addiction Drama    Drama    Melodrama

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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23

Killer's Kiss

1955    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Film Noir

Up by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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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

The Desperate Hours

1955    William Wyler    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Drama

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27

We're No Angels

1955    Michael Curtiz    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Buddy Film    Comedy

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28

Mr. Arkadin

1955    Orson Welles    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Mystery

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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29

Oklahoma!

1955    Fred Zinnemann    Rated G

Americana    Based-on-Theatre    Musical

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30

Lola Montès

1955    Max Ophüls    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic    Drama

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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31

Summertime

1955    David Lean    Not Rated

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

Down by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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32

Picnic

1955    Joshua Logan    Not Rated

Americana    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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34

Richard III

1955    Laurence Olivier    Not Rated

Based-on-Shakespeare    Based-on-Theatre    Drama

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

1955    Charles Lamont    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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36

I Live in Fear

1955    Akira Kurosawa    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Foreign Language Film

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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37

The Dam Busters

1955    Michael Anderson    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Docudrama

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38

Tarantula

1955    Jack Arnold    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

Up by 18 in the past 45 days 18

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39

The Big Combo

1955    Joseph H. Lewis    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Crime Thriller

Down by 64 in the past 45 days 64

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40

This Island Earth

1955    Joseph M. Newman    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Science Fiction

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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42

House of Bamboo

1955    Samuel Fuller    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Detective Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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43

The Big Knife

1955    Robert Aldrich    Not Rated

Drama    Film Noir    Marriage Drama

Up by 6 in the past 45 days 6

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45

The Creeping Unknown

1955    Val Guest    Not Rated

Based-on-Television    Horror    Science Fiction

Down by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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46

It Came from Beneath the Sea

1955    Robert Gordon    Not Rated

Fantasy    Horror    Monster Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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47

Death of a Cyclist

1955    Juan Antonio Bardem    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Drama    Drama

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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48

Gigantis the Fire Monster

1955    Motoyoshi Oda    Not Rated

Action    Drama    Foreign Language Film

Down by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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49

Floating Clouds

1955    Mikio Naruse    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Psychological Drama

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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Daddy Long Legs

1955    Jean Negulesco    Not Rated

Musical    Musical Romance    Romance

Down by 16 in the past 45 days 16

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