Search results for "1959"
The Giant Behemoth

The Giant Behemoth

The Giant Behemoth
IMDb: 6.1
80

Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean’s ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.

Compulsion

Compulsion

Compulsion
IMDb: 7.5
103

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their…

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty
IMDb: 7.3
75

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep…

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo
IMDb: 8.0
141

The sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas must keep custody of a murderer whose brother, a powerful rancher, is trying to help him escape. After a friend is…

Genre: Action, Drama, Western
North by Northwest

North by Northwest

North by Northwest
IMDb: 8.3
136

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

Good Morning

Good Morning

Good Morning
IMDb: 7.9
94

A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of inter­generational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after…

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury
IMDb: 6.4
110

Passions divide a declining Southern family.

Genre: Drama
The Best of Everything

The Best of Everything

The Best of Everything
IMDb: 6.4
121

An expose of the lives and loves of Madison Avenue working girls and their higher ups.

Genre: Drama, Romance
The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank
IMDb: 7.4
180

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
IMDb: 7.0
87

When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Darby O’Gill And The Little People

Darby O’Gill And The Little People

Darby O’Gill And The Little People
IMDb: 7.2
93

Take a wee bit of ancient folklore, mix in some spectacular special effects and a magical cast (including Sean Connery) — and you’ve got one of the most enchanting fantasies…

The Chaplin Revue

The Chaplin Revue

The Chaplin Revue
IMDb: 7.8
119

Three Chaplin silent comedies “A Dog’s Life”, “Shoulder Arms”, and “The Pilgrim” are strung together to form a single feature length film. Chaplin provides new music, narration, and a small…

Genre: Comedy
Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima Mon Amour
IMDb: 8.0
92

The deep conversation between a Japanese architect and a French actress forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the vanguard productions of the French New Wave….

Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder
IMDb: 8.1
160

The film pits a humble small-town lawyer against a hard-headed big city prosecutor. Emotions flare as a jealous army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful…

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot
IMDb: 8.3
122

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life
IMDb: 7.9
125

Lora Meredith, a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora’s daughter, Suzie,…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat

Operation Petticoat
IMDb: 7.3
124

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

The World of Apu
IMDb: 8.3
117

Apu is a jobless ex-student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village wedding….

Genre: Drama
The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows
IMDb: 8.1
99

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene,…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk
IMDb: 7.5
102

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.

Genre: Comedy, Romance
House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill
IMDb: 6.9
75

Frederick Loren has invited five strangers to a party of a lifetime. He is offering each of them $10,000 if they can stay the night in a house. But the…

Genre: Horror, Mystery
Journey to the Center of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Journey to the Center of the Earth
IMDb: 7.1
132

An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer’s trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth’s center.

On the Beach

On the Beach

On the Beach
IMDb: 7.3
134

In 1964, atomic war wipes out humanity in the northern hemisphere; one American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia, where life-as-usual covers growing despair. In denial about the loss…

Beloved Infidel

Beloved Infidel

Beloved Infidel
IMDb: 6.1
123

Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur
IMDb: 8.1
212

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus…

I’m All Right Jack

I’m All Right Jack

I’m All Right Jack
IMDb: 7.3
105

Naive Stanley Windrush returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to start from the…

Genre: Comedy
Solomon and Sheba

Solomon and Sheba

Solomon and Sheba
IMDb: 6.2
139

Under the rule of King David, Israel is united and prosperous although surrounded by enemies including Egypt and its allies. The aging King David favors his younger son, Solomon, as…

The Mummy

The Mummy

The Mummy
IMDb: 6.8
86

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 centuries ago, has been brought to life by…

Genre: Adventure, Horror
The Horse Soldiers

The Horse Soldiers

The Horse Soldiers
IMDb: 7.2
115

A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him…

Pork Chop Hill

Pork Chop Hill

Pork Chop Hill
IMDb: 7.1
97

American GI’s must retake a barren hill in Korea that has been overrun by Red Chinese troops. The ensuing battle becomes a meat grinder for American and Chinese alike.

Genre: Action, Drama, War
The Jayhawkers!

The Jayhawkers!

The Jayhawkers!
IMDb: 6.4
100

Before the U.S. Civil War rebel leader Luke Darcy sees himself as leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas but the military governor sends an ex-raider to capture Darcy.

The Beat Generation

The Beat Generation

The Beat Generation
IMDb: 5.6
95

A group of beatniks unwittingly harbor a serial rapist. A cop goes after him after his wife is attacked.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ed Wood

Ed Wood

Ed Wood
IMDb: 4.0
79

In California, an old man grieves the loss of his wife and on the next day he also dies. However, the space soldier Eros and her mate Tanna use an…

Day of the Outlaw

Day of the Outlaw

Day of the Outlaw
IMDb: 7.3
92

Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is…

Genre: Thriller, Western
The Shaggy Dog

The Shaggy Dog

The Shaggy Dog
IMDb: 6.5
104

Through an ancient spell, a boy changes into a sheepdog and back again. It seems to happen at inopportune times and the spell can only be broken by an act…

No Name on the Bullet

No Name on the Bullet

No Name on the Bullet
IMDb: 7.3
77

Cool, cultured John Gant rides into Lordsburg. Gant is a professional killer, and although no one knows who he is there to kill, they are all worried. Everyone has enemies,…

The Man Who Could Cheat Death

The Man Who Could Cheat Death

The Man Who Could Cheat Death
IMDb: 6.4
83

Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he’s really 104 years old. But people are starting to get…

Face of the Frog

Face of the Frog

Face of the Frog
IMDb: 6.3
89

Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is…

Genre: Crime, Thriller
The Nun’s Story

The Nun’s Story

The Nun’s Story
IMDb: 7.6
149

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…

Genre: Drama
Night of the Ghouls

Night of the Ghouls

Night of the Ghouls
IMDb: 3.6
69

Reports of strange activities out by the Old Willow’s place signal new adventures for Kelton the Cop & Co. An apparent mystic, Dr. Acula is engaging in rituals designed to…

Genre: Horror