Collections: 1950s

Trouble Along the Way (1953) Starring John Wayne, Donna Reed, and Chuck Connors

Trouble Along the Way (1953) — 110 min - Comedy, Drama - 4 April 1953 Your rating: Not rated yet! Struggling to retain custody of his daughter following his divorce, football coach Steve Williams finds himself embroiled in a recruiting scandal at the tiny Catholic college he is trying to bring back to football respectability. Director:  Michael Curtiz Stars:  John Wayne, Donna Reed, Chuck Connors, Charles Coburn, Tom Tully, Sherry Jackson, Marie Windsor, Tom Helmore, Dabbs Greer, Leif Erickson, Douglas Spencer, Lester Matthews, Murray Alper, Phil Chambers, Keith Clarke, Doris Cole, James Dean, Ted Eckelberry, Frank Ferguson, James Flavin, Fritz...

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Crisis (1950) Starring Cary Grant, José Ferrer, and Paula Raymond

Crisis (1950) — 95 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 7 July 1950 Your rating: An American doctor gets caught in the middle of a revolution when he's forced to operate on a South American dictator. Director:  Richard Brooks Writers:  Richard Brooks Stars:  Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Paula Raymond, Signe Hasso, Ramon Novarro, Gilbert Roland, Leon Ames, John George Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline An American doctor gets caught in the middle of a revolution when he's forced to operate on a South American dictator. Collections: ~ Movies Added This Month, ~Amazon Instant Video, ~Fandango, ~iTunes,...

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Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) Starring Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, and Gary Merrill

Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) — 95 min - Crime, Drama, Thriller - 7 July 1950 Your rating: Tough NYC police detective Dixon misses out on a promotion because of his record of roughing up suspects. When he accidentally kills a suspect in a murder case he plants clues to absolve himself. But when the father of a woman he recently fell in love with is accused of the crime his plan looks like it's back firing. Director:  Otto Preminger Stars:  Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill, Bert Freed, Tom Tully, Karl Malden, Ruth Donnelly, Craig Stevens, Fred Aldrich, Tom...

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Born to Be Bad (1950) Starring Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan, and Zachary Scott

Born to Be Bad (1950) — 94 min - Drama - 28 September 1950 Your rating: Not rated yet! A manipulative woman plots to seduce her cousin's rich fiance, but is also in love with the only man who can see her selfish true nature. Based on the 1928 bestseller "All Kneeling" by Anne Parrish. Director:  Nicholas Ray Stars:  Joan Fontaine, Robert Ryan, Zachary Scott, Joan Leslie, Mel Ferrer, Harold Vermilyea, Virginia Farmer, Kathleen Howard, Dick Ryan, Bess Flowers, Joy Hallward, Hazel Boyne, Irving Bacon, Gordon Oliver Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline A manipulative woman plots...

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Beat the Devil (1953) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, and Gina Lollobrigida

Beat the Devil (1953) — 89 min - Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance - 24 November 1953 Your rating: The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa. Director:  John Huston Stars:  Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Mario...

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Bigger Than Life (1956) Starring James Mason, Barbara Rush, and Walter Matthau

Bigger Than Life (1956) NR 95 min - Drama - 2 August 1956 Your rating: Not rated yet! Director Nicholas Ray's controversial (for its time) drama stars James Mason as a suburban teacher and family man, diagnosed with a potentially fatal arterial disease, who is given the then-experimental drug cortisone as part of his treatment. Mason's growing dependence on the drug-as it ramps up his frustration with his life-leads to wild mood swings and increasingly violent behavior. Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert Simon also star. Director:  Nicholas Ray Stars:  James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert F. Simon, Christopher Olsen,...

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Nun’s Story, The (1959) Starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, and Peggy Ashcroft

The Nun's Story (1959) — 149 min - Drama - 18 June 1959 Your rating: Gabrielle Van Der Mal gave up everything to become a nun. But her faith and her vows are forever being tested: first in the missionary Congo hospital where she assists the brilliant and handsome Dr. Fortunati and then at the mother house in France when World War II has broken out and the nuns are forbidden by the order to take sides. Director:  Fred Zinnemann Stars:  Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Peggy Ashcroft, Dean Jagger, Mildred Dunnock, Beatrice Straight, Colleen Dewhurst, Edith Evans, Patricia Collinge, Rosalie...

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Ride Lonesome (1959) Starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, and Pernell Roberts

Ride Lonesome (1959) — 73 min - Action, Western - 15 February 1959 Your rating: RIDE LONESOME is a star-studded western filled with drama and action. A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely. Director:  Budd Boetticher Writers:  Burt Kennedy Stars:  Randolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best, Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn, Bennie...

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Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, and Montgomery Clift

Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) — 114 min - Thriller, Drama, Mystery - 22 December 1959 Your rating: Not rated yet! The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth. Director:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz Stars:  Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift, Albert Dekker, Mercedes McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Patricia Marmont, Joan Young, Maria Britneva, Sheila Robbins, David Cameron, Gore Vidal, Eddie Fisher Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline...

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Best of Everything, The (1959) Starring Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, and Suzy Parker

The Best of Everything (1959) — 121 min - Drama, Romance - 9 October 1959 Your rating: Not rated yet! An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups. Director:  Jean Negulesco Stars:  Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd, Suzy Parker, Martha Hyer, Louis Jourdan, Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Robert Evans, Brian Aherne Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups. Collections: ~Amazon Instant Video, ~Fandango, ~iTunes, ~TCMShop, 1950s, 1959, Jean Negulesco Tagline: The Female Jungle EXPOSED! Genres:...

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