The Top 20 Movies of 1956

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1

The Searchers

1956    John Ford    Not Rated

Epic    Revisionist Western    Western

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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The Killing

1956    Stanley Kubrick    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Femme Fatale

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5

Forbidden Planet

1956    Fred M. Wilcox    Rated G

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Shakespeare

Up by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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6

Giant

1956    George Stevens    Not Rated

Americana    Drama    Romance

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7

A Man Escaped

1956    Robert Bresson    Not Rated

Docudrama    Drama    Escape Film

Up by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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8

The Ten Commandments

1956    Cecil B. DeMille    Rated G

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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9

Bob le Flambeur

1956    Jean-Pierre Melville    Rated PG

Caper    Crime    Crime Drama

Up by 9 in the past 45 days 9

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10

The Wrong Man

1956    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime    Crime Drama

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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11

The Red Balloon

1956    Albert Lamorisse    Not Rated

Adventure    Family    Family-Oriented Adventure

Up by 26 in the past 45 days 26

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12

The Court Jester

1956    Melvin Frank, Norman Panama    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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13

The King and I

1956    Walter Lang    Rated G

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Musical

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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14

Bigger Than Life

1956    NIcholas Ray    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Medical Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

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15

Moby Dick

1956    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Based-on-19th-Century-Literature

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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16

The Bad Seed

1956    Mervyn LeRoy    Not Rated

Drama    Horror    Mystery

Up by 4 in the past 45 days 4

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17

Written on the Wind

1956    Douglas Sirk    Not Rated

Drama    Family Drama    Melodrama

Up by 7 in the past 45 days 7

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18

The Burmese Harp

1956    Kon Ichikawa    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    War

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High Society

1956    Charles Walters    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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