Best Movies of 1957

1.

12 Angry Men

7.1
9.0/10 IMDB

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Jack Warden, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet, Chris Stuckmann
Release date: 1957-04-10
2.

Paths of Glory

6.8
8.4/10 IMDB

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joe Turkel, Timothy Carey, Christiane Kubrick, Jerry Hausner ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1957-10-25
3.

The Bridge on the River Kwai

6.5
8.2/10 IMDB

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, André Morell, Peter Williams, John Boxer, Percy Herbert ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1957-10-11
4.

Witness for the Prosecution

6.0
8.4/10 IMDB

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Henry Daniell, Ian Wolfe, Torin Thatcher, Norma Varden, Una O'Connor ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1957-12-17
5.

Sweet Smell of Success

5.7
8.0/10 IMDB

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disapproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, David White, Jeff Donnell, Edith Atwater, Joe Frisco ..
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
Release date: 1957-07-04
6.

A Face in the Crowd

5.7
8.2/10 IMDB

The rise of a raucous hayseed named Lonesome Rhodes from itinerant Ozark guitar picker to local media rabble-rouser to TV superstar and political king-maker. Marcia Jeffries is the innocent Sarah Lawrence girl who discovers the great man in a back-country jail and is the first to fall under his spell.

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau, Lee Remick, Anthony Franciosa, Percy Waram, Paul McGrath, Rod Brasfield, Marshall Neilan, Alexander Kirkland ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1957-05-29
7.

The Incredible Shrinking Man

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he's shrunk in height by several inches. He sees a doctor, who admits that he's baffled. As Scott continues to shrink, decreasing to three feet tall, he becomes bitter, and lashes out at his wife, Louise. He begins to fear a cure will never be found -- since even as he becomes a national sensation, he's still shrinking.

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey, William Schallert, Frank J. Scannell, Helene Marshall, Diana Darrin, Billy Curtis ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1957-02-22
8.

An Affair to Remember

5.4
7.4/10 IMDB

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson, Cathleen Nesbitt, Robert Q. Lewis, Charles Watts, Fortunio Bonanova, Dorothy Adams, Franklyn Farnum ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1957-07-11
9.

3:10 to Yuma

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Dan Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana, Henry Jones, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Emhardt, Sheridan Comerate, George Mitchell, Robert Ellenstein ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1957-08-07
10.

The Enemy Below

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

The crew of the American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes, detects a German U-Boat—resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel, Russell Collins, Kurt Kreuger, Frank Albertson, Biff Elliot, Michael McHale ..
Directed by: Dick Powell
Release date: 1957-12-25
11.

Night of the Demon

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

American professor John Holden arrives in London for a conference on parapsychology only to discover that the colleague he was supposed to meet was killed in a freak accident the day before. It turns out that the deceased had been investigating a cult lead by Dr. Julian Karswell. Though a skeptic, Holden is suspicious of the devil-worshiping Karswell. Following a trail of mysterious manuscripts, Holden enters a world that makes him question his faith in science.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Athene Seyler, Liam Redmond, Peter Elliott, Ewan Roberts, Reginald Beckwith, Rosamund Greenwood, Brian Wilde ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1957-11-09
12.

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

5.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland, Lyle Bettger, Frank Faylen, Earl Holliman, Ted de Corsia, Dennis Hopper ..
Directed by: John Sturges
Release date: 1957-05-30
13.

Love in the Afternoon

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Lovestruck conservatory student Ariane pretends to be just as much a cosmopolitan lover as the worldly mature Frank Flannagan hoping that l’amour will take hold.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver, Van Doude, Lise Bourdin, Olga Valéry, Jean Ozenne, Paul Bonifas, Moustache ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1957-05-29
14.

Old Yeller

5.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Jeff York, Beverly Washburn, Chuck Connors ..
Directed by: Robert Stevenson
Release date: 1957-12-25
15.

The Curse of Frankenstein

5.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee, Melvyn Hayes, Valerie Gaunt, Paul Hardtmuth, Noel Hood, Fred Johnson, Claude Kingston ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1957-05-20
16.

Funny Face

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A shy Greenwich Village book clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and whisked off to Paris where she becomes a reluctant model.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair, Robert Flemyng, Dovima, Suzy Parker, Sunny Hartnett, Jean Del Val, Virginia Gibson ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1957-02-13
Best Movies of 1957 : What's Opera, Doc?
17.

What's Opera, Doc?

4.9
8.3/10 IMDB

Bugs is in drag as the Valkyrie Brunhilde who sits on an overwieght horse. "She" is pursued by Elmer playing the demigod "Siegfried".

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1957-07-06
18.

The Joker Is Wild

4.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Prohibition-era nightclub crooner Joe E. Lewis (Frank Sinatra) has his career and nearly his life cut short when his throat is slashed as payback for leaving the employ of Chicago mob boss Georgie Parker (Ted de Corsia). A broken alcoholic, Joe is brought back from the abyss by his faithful piano player, Austin Mack (Eddie Albert), who helps turn the former singer into a successful stand-up comedian. But Joe's demons plague his romantic life even as he reaches new heights of success.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert, Beverly Garland, Jackie Coogan, Barry Kelley, Ted de Corsia, Leonard Graves, Valerie Allen ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1957-09-26
Best Movies of 1957 : A King in New York
19.

A King in New York

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

A recently-deposed "Estrovian" monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity. Later, he's wrongly accused of being a Communist and gets caught up in subsequent HUAC hearings.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston, Dawn Addams, Sid James, Joan Ingram, Michael Chaplin, John McLaren, Phil Brown ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1957-09-12
20.

The Spirit of St. Louis

4.3
7.1/10 IMDB

Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson, Marc Connelly, Arthur Space, Charles Watts, Johnny Lee, Griff Barnett, Richard Deacon ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1957-04-01
21.

Abandon Ship

4.0
7.5/10 IMDB

After a massive luxury liner sinks into the ocean, the ship's officer must command a rickety lifeboat, built for only nine, that is stuffed with over twenty desperate and injured passengers. As a hurricane approaches and the many wounded passengers struggle for life, difficult decisions must be made about who will remain on the boat and who must be cast to the sea in order to give others the chance to survive.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd, Moira Lister, James Hayter, Marie Lohr, Finlay Currie, John Stratton, Victor Maddern ..
Directed by: Richard Sale
Release date: 1957-03-12
22.

The Prince and the Showgirl

4.0
6.4/10 IMDB

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike, Richard Wattis, Jeremy Spenser, David Horne, Harold Goodwin, Gladys Henson, Jean Kent, Charles Victor ..
Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Release date: 1957-06-13
23.

Jailhouse Rock

3.9
6.5/10 IMDB

After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor, Jennifer Holden, Dean Jones, Anne Neyland, Percy Helton ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1957-11-08
Best Movies of 1957 : Birds Anonymous
24.

Birds Anonymous

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

In this spoof of Alcoholics Anonymous, pussy cats are cast as bird-eating addicts and go through the 12-step process to deal with their addiction. Sylvester, who could never quite get the best of the object of his desire, Tweety Bird, joins and resolves to quit chasing and eating the canary.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1957-08-10
Best Movies of 1957 : Show Biz Bugs
25.

Show Biz Bugs

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs and Daffy are vaudevillians competing for praise from the audience. They love Bugs no matter what; just the opposite for Daffy.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1957-11-02
Best Movies of 1957 : Ali Baba Bunny
26.

Ali Baba Bunny

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Bugs and Daffy get lost on the way to Pismo Beach, and find a cave full of treasure in the Arabian Desert, guarded by Hassan.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1957-02-09
Best Movies of 1957 : Three Little Bops
27.

Three Little Bops

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Three hip, Little Pigs are travelling entertainers, moving from straw to wood, to brick nightclubs, playing swinging tunes for high-class, "with it" crowds, but an uncool Big Bad Wolf keeps intruding on their act with with his "corny horn" and uses it to blow their nightclubs down when they throw him out- until they are playing in their brick club and the Wolf tries a more drastic, explosive method for destroying the "House of Bricks".

Starring: Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1957-01-04
Best Movies of 1957 : The Last Tycoon
28.

The Last Tycoon

3.8
8.0/10 IMDB

A movie producer is slowly working himself to death.

Starring: Jack Palance, Viveca Lindfors, Peter Lorre, Keenan Wynn, Lee Remick ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1957-03-14
29.

The Tin Star

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

An experienced bounty hunter helps a young sheriff learn the meaning of his badge.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray, Neville Brand, John McIntire, Mary Webster, Peter Baldwin, Richard Shannon, Lee Van Cleef ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1957-10-23
30.

The Tall T

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom. Tension builds over the next 24 hours as Usher awaits a response to his demands and as a romantic attachment grows between Brennan and Doretta.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Skip Homeier, Henry Silva, John Hubbard, Robert Burton, Robert Anderson, Dick Johnstone ..
Directed by: Budd Boetticher
Release date: 1957-04-02
31.

The Three Faces of Eve

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.

Starring: Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome, Ken Scott, Mimi Gibson, Mary Field, Vince Edwards, Terry Ann Ross, Nancy Kulp ..
Directed by: Nunnally Johnson
Release date: 1957-12-23
32.

A Hatful of Rain

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Starring: Don Murray, Eva Marie Saint, Anthony Franciosa, Lloyd Nolan, Henry Silva, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, William Hickey, Paul Kruger, Ralph Montgomery, Michael Vale ..
Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
Release date: 1957-07-17
33.

Fear Strikes Out

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Sports biopic depicting the athletic, domestic, and emotional struggles of Jimmy Piersall (Anthony Perkins). He achieved stardom as a member of the Boston Red Sox but battled mental illness and intense pressure from his father.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams, Perry Wilson, Peter J. Votrian, Richard Bull, Morgan Jones, Edd Byrnes, Brian G. Hutton ..
Directed by: Robert Mulligan
Release date: 1957-03-20
34.

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A Roman Catholic nun and a hard-bitten US Marine are stranded together on a Japanese-occupied island in the South Pacific during World War II. Under constant threat of discovery by a ruthless enemy, they hide in a cave and forage for food together. Their forced companionship and the struggle for survival forge a powerful emotional bond between them.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum ..
Directed by: John Huston
Release date: 1957-03-13
35.

Edge of the City

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt manager.

Starring: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire, Ruby Dee, Val Avery, Robert F. Simon, Ruth White, William A. Lee, John Kellogg ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1957-01-04
36.

Tammy and the Bachelor

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Walter Brennan, Mala Powers, Sidney Blackmer, Mildred Natwick, Fay Wray, Philip Ober, Louise Beavers, April Kent ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1957-06-14
37.

Forty Guns

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An authoritarian rancher rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new Marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle queen finds herself falling for the avowedly non-violent lawman. Both have itchy-fingered brothers, a female gunman enters the picture, and things go desperately wrong.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson, Gene Barry, Robert Dix, Jidge Carroll, Paul Dubov, Gerald Milton, Hank Worden ..
Directed by: Samuel Fuller
Release date: 1957-09-10
38.

Desk Set

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network's research staff.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell, Dina Merrill, Sue Randall, Neva Patterson, Ida Moore, Nicholas Joy, Harry Ellerbe ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1957-08-02
39.

Cinderella

3.7
7.6/10 IMDB

Julie Andrews was nominated for an Emmy for portraying the titular scullery maid who finds true love with a prince in this legendary adaptation of one of the most famous fairy tales of all time. A musical, made-for-television, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it is the only of the legendary composing team's musicals created specifically for that medium. It was originally broadcast live on CBS on March 31, 1957, and was a phenomenal success, viewed by more than 107 million people. Though it originally aired in full color, only a black & white kinescope of the production has survived.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Kaye Ballard, Alice Ghostley, Edie Adams, Howard Lindsay, Howard Lindsay, David F. Perkins, Jon Cypher, George Hall ..
Directed by: Ralph Nelson
Release date: 1957-03-31
Best Movies of 1957 : Men in War
40.

Men in War

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

In Korea, on 6 September 1950, Lieutenant Benson's platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring for his catatonic colonel. Benson and Montana can't stand each other, but together they must get the survivors to Hill 465, where they hope the division is waiting. It's a long, harrowing march, fraught with all the dangers the elusive enemy can summon.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine, Nehemiah Persoff, Vic Morrow, James Edwards, L. Q. Jones, Scott Marlowe, Adam Kennedy ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1957-06-07
41.

The Admirable Crichton

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Lord Loam has modern ideas about his household, he believes in treating his servants as his equals - at least sometimes. His butler, Crichton, still believes that members of the serving class should know their place and be happy there. But when the Loam family are shipwrecked on a desert island with the self-reliant Crichton and lady's maid Tweeny, the class system is put to the test.

Starring: Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Diane Cilento, Sally Ann Howes, Martita Hunt, Jack Watling, Peter Graves, Gerald Harper, Mercy Haystead ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1957-06-11
Best Movies of 1957 : The One That Got Away
42.

The One That Got Away

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander, Jack Gwillim, Andrew Faulds, Julian Somers, Alec McCowen, Harry Lockart, Robert Crewdson ..
Directed by: Roy Ward Baker
Release date: 1957-11-22
Best Movies of 1957 : Time Limit
43.

Time Limit

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Military investigator Colonel Edwards is assigned a case involving Major Cargill, a Korean War POW who is accused of treason. Although Cargill admits his guilt and Edwards' superiors are impatiently pushing Edwards to move this case to court martial, Edwards becomes convinced of Cargill's innocence.

Starring: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart, Martin Balsam, Rip Torn, Karl Malden, Carl Benton Reid, Khigh Dhiegh, Yale Wexler ..
Directed by: Karl Malden
Release date: 1957-10-23
Best Movies of 1957 : Hell Drivers
44.

Hell Drivers

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan, William Hartnell, Wilfrid Lawson, Sid James, Jill Ireland, Alfie Bass, Gordon Jackson ..
Directed by: Cy Endfield
Release date: 1957-07-23
45.

Peyton Place

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

In the outwardly respectable New England community of Peyton Place, shopkeeper Constance McKenzie tries to make up for a past indiscretion -- which resulted in her illegitimate daughter Allison -- by adopting a chaste, prudish attitude towards all things sexual. In spite of herself, Constance can't help but be attracted to handsome new teacher Michael Rossi. Meanwhile, the restless Allison, who'd like to be as footloose and fancy-free as the town's "fast girl" Betty Anderson, falls sincerely in love with mixed-up mama's boy Norman Page.

Starring: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy, Russ Tamblyn, Terry Moore, Hope Lange, Diane Varsi, David Nelson, Barry Coe ..
Directed by: Mark Robson
Release date: 1957-12-13
46.

Man of a Thousand Faces

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

The turbulent life and professional career of vaudeville actor and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney (1883-1930), the man of a thousand faces; bearer of many personal misfortunes that even his great success could not mitigate.

Starring: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau, Jim Backus, Robert Evans, Celia Lovsky, Jeanne Cagney, Jack Albertson, Roger Smith ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1957-08-15
47.

The Tarnished Angels

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

In the 1930s, once-great World War I pilot Roger Shumann performs as a daredevil barnstorming pilot at aerial stunt shows while his wife, LaVerne, works as a parachutist. When newspaper reporter Burke Devlin arrives to do a story on the Shumanns’ act, he quickly falls in love with the beautiful--and neglected--LaVerne.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Jack Carson, Robert Middleton, William Schallert, Alan Reed, Alexander Lockwood, Robert J. Wilke, Christopher Olsen ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1957-11-21
48.

Sayonara

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is compounded because a number of the soldiers become romantically involved with Japanese women, in defiance of US military policy. Ordinarily an officer who is by-the-book, Gruver must take a position when a buddy of his, an enlisted man Joe Kelly (Red Buttons) falls in love with a Japanese woman Katsumi (Miyoshi Umeki) and marries her. Gruver risks his position by serving as best man at the wedding ceremony.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Miyoshi Umeki, Red Buttons, Ricardo Montalban, Miiko Taka, Martha Scott, James Garner, Kent Smith, Douglass Watson, Reiko Kuba ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1957-12-25
49.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.

Starring: Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield, Joan Blondell, Betsy Drake, John Williams, Mickey Hargitay, Henry Jones, Lili Gentle, Groucho Marx, Georgia Carr ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1957-07-29
Best Movies of 1957 : The Smallest Show on Earth
50.

The Smallest Show on Earth

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Jean and Bill are a married couple trying to scrape a living. Out of the blue they receive a telegram informing them Bill's long-lost uncle has died and left them his business—a cinema in the town of Sloughborough. Unfortunately they can't sell it for the fortune they hoped as they discover it is falling down and almost worthless.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Bernard Miles, Francis de Wolff, Leslie Phillips, June Cunningham, Sid James, George Cross ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1957-04-09

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