Best Drama Movies of 1959

1.

A Doll's House

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A wealthy woman's attempts to help her financially troubled husband go unrewarded.

Starring: Julie Harris, Christopher Plummer, Hume Cronyn, Eileen Heckart, Jason Robards ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1959-11-15
2.

Life in Danger

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Panic and fear overtake a small British farming community after a homicidal child-killer escapes from a local mental hospital.

Starring: Derren Nesbitt, Julie Hopkins, Howard Marion-Crawford, Victor Brooks, Jack Allen, Christopher Witty, Carmel McSharry, Mary Manson, Bruce Seton, Celia Hewitt ..
Directed by: Terry Bishop
Release date: 1959-01-30
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : The Last Angry Man
3.

The Last Angry Man

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

As the fiercely dedicated general practitioner who tries to help the sick, the poor and the unfortunate in his decrepit neighborhood, Paul Muni is the testy old man who faces life without compromise and David Wayne is the troubled television producer fighting to preserve his career.

Starring: Paul Muni, David Wayne, Betsy Palmer, Luther Adler, Claudia McNeil, Joby Baker, Joanna Moore, Nancy R. Pollock, Billy Dee Williams, Robert F. Simon ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1959-10-22
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : Refuge England
4.

Refuge England

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Short drama-documentary showing the first day in England of a Hungarian refugee.

Starring: Tibor Molnár ..
Directed by: Robert Vas
Release date: 1959-03-18
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : Devil's Bait
5.

Devil's Bait

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The police, with the help of a baker, try to find the owner a loaf of bread accidentally poisoned with potassium cyanide.

Starring: Geoffrey Keen, Jane Hylton, Gordon Jackson, Dermot Kelly, Shirley Lawrence, Eileen Moore, Molly Urquhart, Rupert Davies, Gillian Vaughan, Barbara Archer ..
Directed by: Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1959-12-01
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : Breakout
6.

Breakout

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A local government official leads a double life when organising a breakout from a prison.

Starring: Lee Patterson, Hazel Court, Terence Alexander, William Lucas, John Paul, Billie Whitelaw, Dermot Kelly, Estelle Brody, Rupert Davies, Lloyd Lamble ..
Directed by: Peter Graham Scott
Release date: 1959-03-01
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : Alaska Passage
7.

Alaska Passage

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

Al Graham runs a trucking business in Alaska, America’s final frontier which confronts him with washed out bridges, female hitchhikers and mayhem concerning his partner Gerard Mason and his scheming wife.

Starring: Bill Williams, Naura Hayden, Lyn Thomas, Leslie Bradley, Nick Dennis, Raymond Hatton, Fred Sherman, Court Shepard, Gregg Martell, Gene Roth ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1959-02-11
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : Cast a Long Shadow
8.

Cast a Long Shadow

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

A young man without surname inherits a big indebted ranch and has to prove his worthiness managing a cattle drive

Starring: Audie Murphy, Terry Moore, John Dehner, Ann Doran, James Best, Denver Pyle, Robert Foulk, Rita Lynn, Stacy Harris, Wright King ..
Directed by: Thomas Carr
Release date: 1959-08-24
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : The Purple Gang
9.

The Purple Gang

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

The story of the infamous Purple Gang - a ring of bootleggers, hijackers and killers in 1920's Detroit.

Starring: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell, Jody Lawrance, Suzanne Ridgeway, Joe Turkel, Victor Creatore, Paul Dubov, Ray Boyle ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1959-12-18
Best Drama Movies of 1959 : The Blue Angel
10.

The Blue Angel

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Remake of Josef von Sternberg's 1930 classic.

Starring: Curd Jürgens, May Britt, Theodore Bikel, John Banner, Ludwig Stössel, Fabrizio Mioni, Edit Angold, Gene Roth, Stella Stevens, BarBara Luna ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1959-09-04

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