Best Movies of 1955

1.

The Night of the Hunter

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Billy Chapin, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Sally Jane Bruce, Evelyn Varden, Don Beddoe, Gloria Castillo, Peter Graves ..
Directed by: Charles Laughton
Release date: 1955-08-26
2.

Rebel Without a Cause

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Ann Doran, Jim Backus, Corey Allen, William Hopper, Rochelle Hudson, Dennis Hopper, Edward Platt ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1955-10-29
3.

To Catch a Thief

6.1
7.4/10 IMDB

An ex-thief is accused of enacting a new crime spree, so to clear his name he sets off to catch the new thief, who’s imitating his signature style.

Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys, René Blancard, William 'Wee Willie' Davis ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1955-08-03
4.

Lady and the Tramp

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while.

Starring: Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Bill Thompson, Bill Baucom, Stan Freberg, Verna Felton, Alan Reed, George Givot, Dal McKennon ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1955-06-22
5.

Marty

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty meets Clara, an unattractive school teacher, realising their emotional connection, he promises to call but family and friends try to convince him not to.

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli, Joe Mantell, Karen Steele, Jerry Paris, James Bell, John Beradino, Charles Cane ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1955-04-11
6.

Bad Day at Black Rock

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

One-armed war veteran John J. Macreedy steps off a train at the sleepy little town of Black Rock. Once there, he begins to unravel a web of lies, secrecy, and murder.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Dean Jagger, John Ericson, Russell Collins, Walter Sande ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1955-01-13
7.

East of Eden

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Starring: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Burl Ives, Albert Dekker, Lois Smith, Harold Gordon, Nick Dennis ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1955-04-10
8.

The Court Jester

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker, Mildred Natwick, Robert Middleton, Michael Pate, Herbert Rudley, Noel Drayton ..
Directed by: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Release date: 1955-12-24
9.

Kiss Me Deadly

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

One evening, Hammer gives a ride to Christina, an attractive hitchhiker on a lonely country road, who has escaped from the nearby lunatic asylum. Thugs waylay them and force his car to crash. When Hammer returns to semi-consciousness, he hears Christina being tortured until she dies. Hammer, both for vengeance and in hopes that "something big" is behind it all, decides to pursue the case.

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernández, Wesley Addy, Marian Carr, Maxine Cooper, Cloris Leachman, Gaby Rodgers, Nick Dennis ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1955-04-28
10.

All That Heaven Allows

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Two different social classes collide when Cary Scott, a wealthy upper-class widow, falls in love with her much younger and down-to-earth gardener, prompting disapproval and criticism from her children and country club friends.

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Grey, Gloria Talbott, William Reynolds, Charles Drake, Hayden Rorke, Jacqueline deWit ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1955-12-25
11.

The Ladykillers

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

Starring: Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson, Jack Warner, Philip Stainton, Frankie Howerd, Madge Brindley ..
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
Release date: 1955-12-08
12.

The Man with the Golden Arm

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin, Robert Strauss, John Conte, Doro Merande, George E. Stone, George Mathews ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1955-12-26
13.

Mister Roberts

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Mr. Roberts is as an officer who's yearning for battle but is stuck in the backwaters of World War II on a non-commissioned Navy ship run by the bullying Captain Morton.

Starring: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Philip Carey, Nick Adams, Perry Lopez, Ken Curtis ..
Directed by: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan
Release date: 1955-07-10
14.

The Man From Laramie

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Will Lockhart arrives in Coronado, an isolated town in New Mexico, in search of someone who sells rifles to the Apache tribe, finding himself unwillingly drawn into the convoluted life of a local ranching family whose members seem to have a lot to hide.

Starring: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell, Alex Nicol, Wallace Ford, Jack Elam, John War Eagle, James Millican, Gregg Barton ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1955-08-19
15.

The Dam Busters

5.1
7.4/10 IMDB

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.

Starring: Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Robert Shaw, Nigel Stock, Derek Farr, Colin Tapley, Basil Sydney, Ursula Jeans, Charles Carson, George Baker ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1955-05-16
16.

The Trouble with Harry

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

When a local man's corpse appears on a nearby hillside, no one is quite sure what happened to him. Many of the town's residents secretly wonder if they are responsible, including the man's ex-wife, Jennifer, and Capt. Albert Wiles, a retired seaman who was hunting in the woods where the body was found. As the no-nonsense sheriff gets involved and local artist Sam Marlowe offers his help, the community slowly unravels the mystery.

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine, Mildred Natwick, Mildred Dunnock, Jerry Mathers, Royal Dano, Parker Fennelly, Barry Macollum, Dwight Marfield ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1955-10-03
17.

The Seven Year Itch

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

With his family away for their annual summer holiday, Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the apartment above catches his eye and they soon start spending time together—maybe a little too much time!

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes, Sonny Tufts, Robert Strauss, Oskar Homolka, Marguerite Chapman, Victor Moore, Donald MacBride, Carolyn Jones ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1955-06-03
Best Movies of 1955 : One Froggy Evening
18.

One Froggy Evening

5.0
8.4/10 IMDB

A workman finds a singing frog in the cornerstone of an old building being demolished. But when he tries to cash in on his discovery, he finds the frog will sing only for him, and just croak for the talent agent and the audience in the theater he's spent his life savings on.

Starring: Bill Roberts ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1955-12-30
19.

Guys and Dolls

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get virtuous Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith, Stubby Kaye, Sheldon Leonard, Regis Toomey, Danny Dayton, George E. Stone ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1955-12-23
20.

Oklahoma!

4.9
7.0/10 IMDB

This joyous celebration of frontier life combines tender romance and violent passion in the Oklahoma Territory of the 1900s with a timeless score filled with unforgettable songs. Rodgers and Hammerstein's hit Broadway musical.

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood, Shirley Jones, Eddie Albert, James Whitmore, Rod Steiger, Barbara Lawrence, Jay C. Flippen ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1955-10-10
21.

Killer's Kiss

4.6
6.6/10 IMDB

The film revolves around Davey Gordon, a 29 year old welterweight New York boxer in the end of his career, and his relationship with a dancer and her violent employer.

Starring: Frank Silvera, Jamie Smith, Irene Kane, Jerry Jarrett, Mike Dana, Felice Orlandi, Shaun O'Brien, Barbara Brand ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1955-10-01
22.

We're No Angels

4.6
7.4/10 IMDB

Three convicts escape from prison on Devil's Island just before Christmas and arrive at a nearby French colonial town. They go to the store of the Ducotels, the only store that gives supplies on credit. They initially intend to take advantage of them but have a change of heart after they find the family is in financial troubles.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone, John Baer, Gloria Talbott, Leo G. Carroll, Lea Penman, John Smith ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1955-07-07
23.

The Desperate Hours

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott, Dewey Martin, Gig Young, Mary Murphy, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton, Alan Reed ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1955-10-05
Best Movies of 1955 : The Big Combo
24.

The Big Combo

4.5
7.3/10 IMDB

Police Lt. Leonard Diamond vies to bring a clever, well connected, and sadistic gangster to justice all the while obsessing over the gangster's girlfriend.

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Brian Donlevy, Richard Conte, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Robert Middleton, Helen Walker, Jay Adler, John Hoyt ..
Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis
Release date: 1955-02-13
25.

Blackboard Jungle

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

Richard Dadier is a teacher at North Manual High School, an inner-city school where many of the pupils frequently engage in anti-social behavior. Dadier makes various attempts to engage the students' interest in education, challenging both the school staff and the pupils. He is subjected to violence as well as duplicitous schemes.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes, John Hoyt, Richard Kiley, Emile Meyer, Warner Anderson ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1955-03-25
Best Movies of 1955 : Mr. Arkadin
26.

Mr. Arkadin

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

Claiming that he doesn't know his own past, a rich man enlists an ex-con with an odd bit of detective work. Gregory Arkadin says he can't remember anything before the late 1920s, and convict Guy Van Stratten is happy to take the job of exploring his new acquaintance's life story. Guy's research turns up stunning details about his employer's past, and as his work seems linked to untimely deaths, the mystery surrounding Mr. Arkadin deepens.

Starring: Orson Welles, Michael Redgrave, Patricia Medina, Akim Tamiroff, Mischa Auer, Paola Mori, Peter van Eyck, Grégoire Aslan, Katina Paxinou, Suzanne Flon ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1955-03-01
27.

The Quatermass Xperiment

4.1
6.6/10 IMDB

The first manned spacecraft, fired from an English launchpad, is first lost from radar, then roars back to Earth and crashes in a farmer's field, and is found to contain only one of the three men who took off in it; and he is unable to talk but appears to be undergoing a torturous physical and mental metamorphosis.

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Richard Wordsworth, Jack Warner, David King-Wood, Margia Dean, Maurice Kaufmann, John Wynn, Lionel Jeffries, Harold Lang, Jane Asher ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1955-08-26
28.

Tarantula

4.0
6.4/10 IMDB

A lone-wolf scientist sequestered in a mansion near a small desert town arouses the suspicion of the town's doctor when his lab assistant is found dead from a case of acromegaly which took only four days to develop. As the doctor investigates, aided by the scientist's new, and very female, assistant, they discover that, far worse, something much larger and hungrier than it ever should be, is devouring local cattle - and humans - in increasingly large quantities.

Starring: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliott, Edwin Rand, Raymond Bailey, Hank Patterson, Bert Holland, Steve Darrell ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1955-12-14
29.

Richard III

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against nearly everyone in the royal court, including his eventual wife, Lady Anne, and his brother George, Duke of Clarence, Richard orchestrates a bloody rise to power before finding all his gains jeopardized by those he betrayed.

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, Mary Kerridge, Pamela Brown, Paul Huson, Stewart Allen, Claire Bloom ..
Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Release date: 1955-12-13
30.

There's Always Tomorrow

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, William Reynolds, Pat Crowley, Gigi Perreau, Jane Darwell, Race Gentry, Myrna Hansen, Judy Nugent ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1955-07-11
31.

This Island Earth

3.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Aliens have landed and are hiding on Earth, but need Earth’s scientists to help them fight an inter-planetary war.

Starring: Rex Reason, Faith Domergue, Jeff Morrow, Lance Fuller, Russell Johnson, Robert Nichols, Douglas Spencer, Karl Ludwig Lindt, Robert B. Williams, Coleman Francis ..
Directed by: Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold
Release date: 1955-06-01
Best Movies of 1955 : Speedy Gonzales
32.

Speedy Gonzales

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Speedy comes to the aid of a group of mice trying to get the cheese from a factory guarded by Sylvester.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1955-09-17
33.

Footsteps in the Fog

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A Victorian-era murder mystery about a parlour maid that discovers that her employer may have killed his first wife.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Bill Travers, Belinda Lee, Ronald Squire, Finlay Currie, William Hartnell, Frederick Leister, Percy Marmont, Marjorie Rhodes ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1955-09-14
34.

It's Always Fair Weather

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Three World War II buddies promise to meet at a specified place and time 10 years after the war. They keep their word only to discover how far apart they've grown. But the reunion sparks memories of youthful dreams that haven't been fulfilled -- and slowly, the three men reevaluate their lives and try to find a way to renew their friendship.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Michael Kidd, Dolores Gray, David Burns, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Maxey, Almira Sessions, Madge Blake ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Release date: 1955-08-30
35.

The Rose Tattoo

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A grieving widow embarks on a new romance when she discovers her late husband had been cheating on her.

Starring: Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Ben Cooper, Marisa Pavan, Virginia Grey, Jo Van Fleet, Sandro Giglio, Mimi Aguglia, Florence Sundstrom ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1955-12-12
36.

Summertime

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Middle-aged Ohio secretary Jane Hudson has never found love and has nearly resigned herself to spending the rest of her life alone. But before she does, she uses her savings to finance a summer in romantic Venice, where she finally meets the man of her dreams, the elegant Renato Di Rossi.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda, Darren McGavin, Mari Aldon, Jane Rose, MacDonald Parke, Jeremy Spenser, Gaetano Autiero, Virginia Simeon ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1955-01-01
37.

The Long Gray Line

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This includes his job-related experiences as well as his family life and the relationships he develops with young cadets with whom he befriends. Based on the life of a real person.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond, Betsy Palmer, Philip Carey, William Leslie, Harry Carey, Jr., Patrick Wayne ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1955-02-09
Best Movies of 1955 : My Sister Eileen
38.

My Sister Eileen

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment, but fame and fortune are a lot more elusive. Ruth gets the attention of playboy publisher Bob Baker when she submits a story about her gorgeous sister Eileen. She tries to keep his attention by convincing him that she and the gorgeous, man-getting Eileen are one and the same person.

Starring: Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, Betty Garrett, Bob Fosse, Kurt Kasznar, Dick York, Lucy Marlow, Barbara Brown, Tommy Rall, Queenie Smith ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1955-09-22
39.

The Phenix City Story

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Phil Karlson's docudrama based on the notorious Phenix City -- a city known for its gambling, crime and prostitution rackets.

Starring: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews, Lenka Peterson, Biff McGuire, Truman Smith, Jean Carson, Kathy Marlowe, John Larch ..
Directed by: Phil Karlson
Release date: 1955-07-19
Best Movies of 1955 : A Man Called Peter
40.

A Man Called Peter

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.

Starring: Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond, Les Tremayne, Robert Burton, Gladys Hurlbut, Richard Garrick, Gloria Gordon, Billy Chapin ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1955-03-31
Best Movies of 1955 : The Night My Number Came Up
41.

The Night My Number Came Up

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

At a fashionable dinner party in Hong Kong a Royal Navy officer is coaxed into revealing details of a dream in which eight persons take off from Bangkok in a Dakota bound for Tokyo and crash in the Japanese mountains. Amongst those listening is Air Marshal Hardie who is due to fly to Tokyo the next day. Hardie initially dismisses the dream because he is scheduled to fly out in a Liberator, but as Hardie arrives at the airport he discovers that the Liberator has developed mechanical problems and has been replaced by a Dakota. When, just before the flight is due to depart, two soldiers board the plane making a complement of eight, Hardie fears that the dream may be coming true and he is destined to die.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott, Ursula Jeans, Bill Kerr, Ralph Truman, Michael Hordern, Nigel Stock, Alfie Bass ..
Directed by: Leslie Norman
Release date: 1955-03-22
42.

Love Me or Leave Me

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

A fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.

Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver, Richard Gaines, Peter Leeds, Claude Stroud, Audrey Young ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1955-05-26
Best Movies of 1955 : To Hell and Back
43.

To Hell and Back

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Gregg Palmer, David Janssen, Denver Pyle, Jack Kelly, Paul Picerni, Paul Langton, Brett Halsey ..
Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
Release date: 1955-09-22
Best Movies of 1955 : The Virgin Queen
44.

The Virgin Queen

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Starring: Richard Todd, Bette Davis, Joan Collins, Jay Robinson, Herbert Marshall, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Douglas ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1955-07-22
Best Movies of 1955 : Violent Saturday
45.

Violent Saturday

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Starring: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith, Tommy Noonan, Lee Marvin, Margaret Hayes, J. Carrol Naish, Sylvia Sidney, Ernest Borgnine ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1955-04-01
46.

The Tall Men

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Two brothers discharged from the Confederate Army join a businessman for a cattle drive from Texas to Montana where they run into raiding Jayhawkers, angry Sioux, rough terrain and bad weather.

Starring: Clark Gable, Jane Russell, Robert Ryan, Cameron Mitchell, Juan García, Harry Shannon, Emile Meyer, Steve Darrell, Robert Adler, Frank Baker ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1955-09-22
Best Movies of 1955 : The Colditz Story
47.

The Colditz Story

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German P.O.W. camp housed in a Medieval castle.

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Frederick Valk, Denis Shaw, Lionel Jeffries, Christopher Rhodes, Richard Wattis, Ian Carmichael, Bryan Forbes, Theodore Bikel ..
Directed by: Guy Hamilton
Release date: 1955-01-25
48.

I'll Cry Tomorrow

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie (Jo Van Fleet), Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward) becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman (Ray Danton), he dies and Lillian takes her first drink of many down the road of becoming an alcoholic.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet, Don Taylor, Ray Danton, Margo, Virginia Gregg, Don Barry, David Kasday ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1955-12-25
49.

Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davy Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russel fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.

Starring: Fess Parker, Hans Conried, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan, Helene Stanley, Mike Mazurki ..
Directed by: Norman Foster
Release date: 1955-05-25
50.

Illegal

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

A hugely successful DA goes into private practice after sending a man to the chair -- only to find out later he was innocent. Now the drunken attorney only seems to represent criminals and low lifes.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield, Albert Dekker, Howard St. John, Ellen Corby, Edward Platt, Jan Merlin, Robert Ellenstein ..
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Release date: 1955-10-09

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