The Best Movies of 1956

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The Searchers 1956, 119 min.

John Ford     Starring: John WayneJeffery HunterVera Miles

Epic    Revisionist Western    Western

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Giant 1956, 201 min.

George Stevens     Starring: Elizabeth TaylorRock HudsonJames Dean

Americana    Drama    Romance

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Bob le Flambeur 1956, 98 min.

Jean-Pierre Melville     Starring: Gerard BuhrRoger DuchesneIsabelle Corey

Caper    Crime    Crime Drama

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The King and I 1956, 133 min.

Walter Lang     Starring: Deborah KerrYul BrynnerRita Moreno

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

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Bigger Than Life 1956, 95 min.

NIcholas Ray     Starring: James MasonBarbara RushWalter Matthau

Drama    Family Drama    Medical Drama

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The Bad Seed 1956, 129 min.

Mervyn LeRoy     Starring: Nancy KellyPatty McCormackHenry Jones

Drama    Horror    Mystery

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High Society 1956, 111 min.

Charles Walters     Starring: Frank SinatraBing CrosbyCeleste Holm

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Written on the Wind 1956, 99 min.

Douglas Sirk     Starring: Rock HudsonLauren BacallRobert Stack

Drama    Family Drama    Melodrama

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The Burmese Harp 1956, 116 min.

Kon Ichikawa     Starring: Jun HamamuraRentaro MikuniShôji Yasui

Drama    Foreign Language Film    War

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