Best Romance Movies of 1956

1.

Giant

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

Wealthy rancher Bick Benedict and dirt-poor cowboy Jett Rink both woo Leslie Lynnton, a beautiful young woman from Maryland who is new to Texas. She marries Benedict, but she is shocked by the racial bigotry of the White Texans against the local people of Mexican descent. Rink discovers oil on a small plot of land, and while he uses his vast, new wealth to buy all the land surrounding the Benedict ranch, the Benedict's disagreement over prejudice fuels conflict that runs across generations.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo, Rod Taylor ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1956-11-08
2.

The King and I

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the King.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson, Carlos Rivas, Patrick Adiarte, Alan Mowbray, Geoffrey Toone ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1956-06-29
3.

Written on the Wind

5.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Mitch Wayne is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family. While the patriarch, Jared, works hard to establish the family business, his irresponsible son, Kyle, is an alcoholic playboy, and his daughter, Marylee, is the town tramp. Mitch harbors a secret love for Kyle's unsatisfied wife, Lucy -- a fact that leaves him exposed when the jealous Marylee accuses him of murder.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Robert Keith, Grant Williams, Robert J. Wilke, Edward Platt, Harry Shannon, John Larch ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1956-10-04
4.

High Society

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. C.K. still loves her. Spy magazine blackmails Tracy's family by threatening to reveal her playboy father's exploits if not allowed to cover the wedding. A remake of the 1940 rom com The Philadelphia Story.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm, John Lund, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer, Louis Armstrong, Margalo Gillmore, Lydia Reed ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1956-07-17
5.

Around the World in Eighty Days

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Gilbert Roland, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton ..
Directed by: Michael Anderson
Release date: 1956-10-17
6.

War and Peace

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman, Herbert Lom, Oskar Homolka, Anita Ekberg, Barry Jones, May Britt, Jeremy Brett ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1956-08-21
7.

Bus Stop

4.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. When she resists his advances, Decker forces Cherie onto the bus back to Montana with him, but, when the bus makes an unscheduled stop due to bad weather, the tables are turned.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray, Hope Lange, Hans Conried, Max Showalter, Cheerio Meredith ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1956-08-31
8.

Anastasia

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her, he comes to believe that she is really Anastasia. In the end, the Empress must decide her claim.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, Felix Aylmer, Sacha Pitoëff, Ivan Desny, Natalie Schafer, Grégoire Gromoff ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1956-12-13
9.

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: 1956-01-08
10.

The Catered Affair

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception. This is because Jane's parents are poor and Jane and Ralph can borrow a car for their honeymoon. However, at dinner that night all Ralph's parents talk about are the big weddings they gave their daughters and everything escalates. All of a sudden, it is a big wedding breakfast with hundreds of guests. The problem is that for 12 years, Tom has been saving money to buy his own cab and license, but now that he can, all of his money is going towards a wedding neither he, or Jane or Ralph really want.

Starring: Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Debbie Reynolds, Barry Fitzgerald, Rod Taylor, Robert F. Simon, Madge Kennedy, Dorothy Stickney, Carol Veazie, Joan Camden ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1956-06-14
11.

Miracle in the Rain

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Wartime romance about a lonely man and woman who meet one rainy afternoon in New York.

Starring: Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Peggie Castle, Fred Clark, Eileen Heckart, Josephine Hutchinson, William Gargan, Barbara Nichols, Irene Seidner, Alan King ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1956-03-31
12.

The Solid Gold Cadillac

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

Laura Partridge is a very enthusiastic small stockholder of 10 shares in International Projects, a large corporation based in New York. She attends her first stockholder meeting ready to question the board of directors from their salaries to their operations.

Starring: Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas, George Burns, Fred Clark, John Williams, Hiram Sherman, Neva Patterson, Ralph Dumke, Ray Collins, Arthur O'Connell ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1956-08-22
13.

Nightfall

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An innocent man turns fugitive as he reconstructs events that implicate him for a murder and robbery he did not commit.

Starring: Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, Jocelyn Brando, James Gregory, Frank Albertson, Rudy Bond, Bess Flowers, Gene Roth ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1956-11-09
14.

Forever, Darling

3.7
6.1/10 IMDB

Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be trouble ahead if they do not work out their problems. Lorenzo is developing insecticide #383 at Finlay Vega Chemical Co. and plans to test it on a camping trip that he takes with Susan, but the trip becomes an obstacle course for him.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason, Louis Calhern, John Emery, John Hoyt, Natalie Schafer, Ralph Dumke, Mabel Albertson, Nancy Kulp ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1956-02-09
15.

Trapeze

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

A pair of men try to perform the dangerous "triple" in their trapeze act. Problems arise when the duo is made into a trio following the addition of a sexy female performer.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Thomas Gomez, Johnny Puleo, Minor Watson, Gérard Landry, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Sid James ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1956-05-30
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Rainmaker
16.

The Rainmaker

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town sheriff, File, for whom she harbors a secrect yen, won't take a chance --- until the town suffers a drought and into the lives of Lizzie and her brothers and father comes one Bill Starbuck ... profession: Rainmaker!

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges, Earl Holliman, Cameron Prud'Homme, Wallace Ford, Yvonne Lime, Jack Kenny ..
Directed by: Joseph Anthony
Release date: 1956-12-13
17.

Picnic

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Labor Day in a small Kansas farm town. Hal, a burly and resolute drifter, jumps off a dusty freight train car with the purpose of visiting Alan, a former college classmate and son of the richest man in town.

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson, Arthur O'Connell, Verna Felton, Reta Shaw, Nick Adams, Raymond Bailey ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1956-02-11
18.

A Town Like Alice

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

In 1941, The advancing Japanese army captures a lot of British territory very quickly. The men are sent off to labor camps, but they have no plan on what to do with the women and children of the British.

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takagi, Tran Van Khe, Jean Anderson, Marie Lohr, Maureen Swanson, Renée Houston, Nora Nicholson, Eileen Moore ..
Directed by: Jack Lee
Release date: 1956-03-01
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Eddy Duchin Story
19.

The Eddy Duchin Story

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s.

Starring: Kim Novak, Tyrone Power, James Whitmore, Victoria Shaw, Rex Thompson, Shepperd Strudwick, Frieda Inescort, Gloria Holden, Larry Keating, Jack Albertson ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1956-05-02
20.

The Swan

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him.

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead, Jessie Royce Landis, Brian Aherne, Leo G. Carroll, Estelle Winwood, Van Dyke Parks, Christopher Cook ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1956-04-26
21.

A Kiss Before Dying

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A college student tries to get rich quick by wooing two wealthy sisters.

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith, Joanne Woodward, Mary Astor, George Macready, Robert Quarry, Howard Petrie, Molly McCart, Marlene Felton ..
Directed by: Gerd Oswald
Release date: 1956-04-20
22.

The Rack

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Captain Edward Hall returns to the USA after two years in a prison camp in the korean war. In the camp he was brainwashed and helped the Chinese convince the other prisoners that they were fighting an unjust war. When he comes back he is charged for collaboration with the enemy. Where does loyalty end in a prison camp, when the camp is a living hell?

Starring: Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Edmond O'Brien, Anne Francis, Lee Marvin, Cloris Leachman, Robert Burton, Robert F. Simon, Trevor Bardette ..
Directed by: Arnold Laven
Release date: 1956-11-02
23.

Love Me Tender

3.5
6.2/10 IMDB

At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train but the war ends leaving these men with their Union loot, until the Feds come looking for it.

Starring: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley, Robert Middleton, William Campbell, Neville Brand, Mildred Dunnock, Bruce Bennett, James Drury, Russ Conway ..
Directed by: Robert D. Webb
Release date: 1956-11-15
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Bundle of Joy
24.

Bundle of Joy

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Kitschy musical remake of "Bachelor Mother". Debbie Reynolds plays an over-eager clerk in a large department store and Eddie Fisher plays the boss' son. After getting fired from her job, she finds an adorable baby on the steps of the foundling home and the folks inside mistake her for the mother. Fisher, well-meaning, but obtuse, tries to help her out with the baby, and the buds of romance begin to appear. Meanwhile old Merlin, the owner of the store, thinks he just might be a grandfather...

Starring: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan, Nita Talbot, Una Merkel, Melville Cooper, Bill Goodwin, Howard McNear, Mary Treen ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1956-12-12
25.

Carousel

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Billy Bigelow has been dead for 15 years. Now outside the pearly gates, he long ago waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. He has heard that there is a problem with his family: namely with his wife Julie Bigelow, née Jordan, and his child he hasn't met. He would now like to head back to Earth to assist in rectifying the problem; but before he may go, he has to get permission from the gatekeeper by telling him his story. Adapted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein hit Broadway musical.

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick, Claramae Turner, Robert Rounseville, Gene Lockhart, Audrey Christie, Susan Luckey, William LeMassena ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1956-02-16
26.

Bhowani Junction

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.

Starring: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers, Abraham Sofaer, Francis Matthews, Alan Tilvern, Marne Maitland, Peter Illing ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1956-05-01
27.

Helen of Troy

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal Greeks, he must flee...but fate and their mutual passions lead him to take Helen along. This gives the Greeks just the excuse they need for much-desired war.

Starring: Rossana Podestà, Cedric Hardwicke, Jacques Sernas, Stanley Baker, Niall MacGinnis, Nora Swinburne, Robert Douglas, Torin Thatcher, Harry Andrews, Janette Scott ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1956-01-26
28.

The Opposite Sex

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Former radio singer Kay learns from her gossipy friends that her husband, Steve, has had an affair with chorus girl Crystal. Devastated, Kay tries to ignore the information, but when Crystal performs one of her musical numbers at a charity benefit, she breaks down and goes to Reno to file for divorce. However, when she hears that gold-digging Crystal is making Steve unhappy, Kay resolves to get her husband back. The Opposite Sex is a remake of the 1939 comedy The Women.

Starring: June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Leslie Nielsen, Ann Sheridan, Joan Blondell, Ann Miller, Jeff Richards, Agnes Moorehead, Charlotte Greenwood ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1956-11-15
29.

Alexander the Great

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great (Richard Burton), the legendary Greek hero hailed by his countrymen as "The King of Kings". Born in 356 B.C. into a turbulent world of political unrest, educated by Aristotle (Barry Jones) and chosen to lead his people in the grand tradition of his powerful father (Fredric March), this glamorous world conqueror rose above all conflict to unite the continents of Europe and Asia to become one of the most celebrated rulers of all time! Written, produced and directed by Oscar - winner Robert Rossen and featuring the extraordinary Claire Bloom and a remarkable cast of thousands, this stunning portrait of one of history's most fascinating figures is colossal entertainment and an amazing spectacle.

Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones, Harry Andrews, Stanley Baker, Niall MacGinnis, Peter Cushing, Michael Hordern, Danielle Darrieux ..
Directed by: Robert Rossen
Release date: 1956-03-28
30.

World Without End

3.1
5.8/10 IMDB

Four astronauts returning from man's first mission to Mars enter a time warp and crash on a 26th Century Earth devastated by atomic war. At first unaware where they are, but finding the atmosphere safe to breathe, they start exploring and find themselves in a divided future where disfigured mutants living like cavemen inhabit the surface, while the normals live comfortably below the surface but are dying as a race from lack of natural water, air and sunlight.

Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Nancy Gates, Rod Taylor, Lisa Montell, Nelson Leigh, Christopher Dark, Booth Colman, Everett Glass, Shirley Patterson, Stanley Fraser ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1956-03-25
31.

D-Day the Sixth of June

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien, John Williams, Jerry Paris, Robert Gist, Richard Wyler, Alex Finlayson, Ross Elliott ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1956-05-29
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Good Luck!
32.

Good Luck!

2.9
7.8/10 IMDB

A story of a young man Alexey who comes to Moscow from Siberia trying to get into one of the Moscow universities.

Starring: Leonid Kharitonov, Oleg Golubitsky, Viktor Khokhryakov, Lidiya Chernyshyova, Oleg Anofriev, Oleg Golubitsky ..
Directed by: Viktor Eisymont
Release date: 1956-02-11
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Lovers and Lollipops
33.

Lovers and Lollipops

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and Peggy's viewpoint. Filmed realistically at many New York locations

Starring: Lori March, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Cathy Dunn, Bill Ward ..
Directed by: Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin
Release date: 1956-04-18
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Never Say Goodbye
34.

Never Say Goodbye

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

In present-day U.S., Dr. Michael Parker, a prominent surgeon, unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife whom he thought was dead. Victor, an artist and his "dead" wife's now boyfriend, berates Dr. Parker for "killing" her. The bulk of the story flashes back to Austria during World War II as we learn how Dr. Parker met and married his wife, and the one mistake that may have cost him his family.

Starring: Rock Hudson, Cornell Borchers, George Sanders, Shelley Fabares, Ray Collins, David Janssen, Helen Wallace, John Wengraf, Max Showalter, John Banner ..
Directed by: Jerry Hopper
Release date: 1956-03-10
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Heaven Scent
35.

Heaven Scent

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

On the French Riviera, a female cat is frightened by sudden outbursts of barking by every dog around her. So, to scare them away, she paints her back with a white stripe like that of a skunk. But she doesn't receive the peace she'd expected, because Pepé Le Pew, the amorous French skunk, sees her, thinks she's a girl skunk, and pursues her.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1956-03-31
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Toward the Unknown
36.

Toward the Unknown

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Tortured into a false confession while a POW in Korea, Major Lincoln Bond returns to active service as a test pilot. Determined to clear his name, Bond battles a hard-nosed base commander, prejudiced officers and his own insecurities.

Starring: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw, Murray Hamilton, Paul Fix, James Garner, L. Q. Jones, Karen Steele, Bartlett Robinson ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1956-09-27
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Jaguar
37.

Jaguar

2.7
5.5/10 IMDB

Oil explorers suspect a South American jungle boy (Sabu) of murder.

Starring: Sabu, Chiquita Johnson, Barton MacLane, Jonathan Hale, Mike Connors, Jay Novello, Fortunio Bonanova ..
Directed by: George Blair
Release date: 1956-01-19
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Proud and Profane
38.

The Proud and Profane

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

In this romantic drama, beautiful Red Cross volunteer Lee Ashley (Deborah Kerr) arrives on the South Pacific island of New Caledonia to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the death of her husband, Howard, in the Battle of Guadalcanal. There, Ashley falls for the gruff, seductive Marine Lt. Col. Colin Buck (William Holden), but struggle and tragedy follow when the widow learns about the reality of Buck's life back home.

Starring: William Holden, Deborah Kerr, Thelma Ritter, Dewey Martin, William Redfield, Ross Bagdasarian, Adam Williams, Marion Ross, Theodore Newton, Richard Shannon ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1956-06-13
39.

The Price of Fear

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

A co-owner of a race track goes on the run after witnessing something he shouldn't have at the track.

Starring: Merle Oberon, Lex Barker, Charles Drake, Gia Scala, Warren Stevens, Phillip Pine, Mary Field, Dan Riss, Konstantin Shayne, Stafford Repp ..
Directed by: Abner Biberman
Release date: 1956-03-13
40.

Diane

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

Asked by Francis I to tutor his son, Diane de Poitiers becomes the future King Henry II's mistress in 1500s France.

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan, Cedric Hardwicke, Torin Thatcher, Taina Elg, John Lupton, Henry Daniell, Ronald Green ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1956-01-12
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Vagabond King
41.

The Vagabond King

2.6
5.3/10 IMDB

Louis XI of France drafts Paris's popular "king" of criminals as Provost Marshal in his fight against usurper Charles of Burgundy and the traitorous nobles who rally around him.

Starring: Kathryn Grayson, Oreste Kirkop, Rita Moreno, Cedric Hardwicke, Walter Hampden, Leslie Nielsen, William Prince, Jack Lord ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1956-08-28
42.

Raw Edge

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

A Texan arrives in Oregon and seeks justice for his innocently-hanged brother

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Yvonne De Carlo, Mara Corday, Neville Brand, Rex Reason, Emile Meyer, Herbert Rudley, Robert J. Wilke, John Gavin, Gregg Barton ..
Directed by: John Sherwood
Release date: 1956-03-24
43.

The Burning Hills

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

When Trace Jordan's brother is murdered by members of the land-grabbing Sutton family, he vows to report this injustice to the nearest Army fort.

Starring: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Skip Homeier, Eduard Franz, Earl Holliman, Claude Akins, Ray Teal, Frank Puglia, Hal Baylor, Tyler MacDuff ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1956-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Running Target
44.

Running Target

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

In the Colorado Rockies, Sheriff Scott, heads a posse that is after four escaped convicts, and thought it is his sworn duty to return the men dead or alive, he is, as always, reluctant to kill his fellow man. He is accompanied by Jaynes, a tavern owner, who takes much delight in his telescopic rifle, and by "Smitty," a gas station held up the escapees and more than ready to show she can be as tough as any man, although she seems to have some other motive for getting to the leader of the convicts, Kaygo.

Starring: Doris Dowling, Arthur Franz, Richard Reeves, Myron Healey, James Parnell, Charles Delaney, James Anderson, Gene Roth, Frank Richards ..
Directed by: Marvin R. Weinstein
Release date: 1956-11-01
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Black Tent
45.

The Black Tent

2.5
5.5/10 IMDB

During the British retreat through Libya, a British officer takes shelter with a group of Arab Bedouin. He marries the chief's daughter. Sometime later, his younger brother, who had believed him to be dead, is informed that he may be alive in Libya - prompting him to set out and search for him.

Starring: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell, Donald Pleasence, Ralph Truman, Terence Sharkey, Anton Diffring, Anthony Bushell, Michael Craig ..
Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst
Release date: 1956-04-09
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Huk!
46.

Huk!

2.5
6.0/10 IMDB

After 14 years in the United States, Greg Dickson returns to his family's plantation in the Philippines to settle his slain father's estate. Boyhood friend Bart Rogers and his wife Cindy meet Greg's plane at Manila, but he dismisses their warnings about the marauding Huks, fanatic guerrillas who are plundering nearby plantations. They repulse a Huk attack on the way to the plantation and are met by Stephen Rogers, Bart's father and the village schoolteacher. With him is Philippine Army Major Balatbat who tells Greg that Kalak, leader of the Huks and murderer of Greg's father, is also after him.

Starring: George Montgomery, Mona Freeman, John Baer, James Bell, Teddy Benavidez, Mario Barri, Ben Perez ..
Directed by: John Barnwell
Release date: 1956-08-08
47.

Serenade

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A wealthy woman discovers a vineyard worker with a beautiful operatic singing voice. She helps make him a star but then breaks his heart. He flees in misery to Mexico where he meets a sweet farm girl.

Starring: Mario Lanza, Joan Fontaine, Sara Montiel, Vincent Price, Vince Edwards, Harry Bellaver, Joseph Calleia, Frank Puglia, Edward Platt, Silvio Minciotti ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1956-03-23
48.

Meet Me in Las Vegas

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Chuck Rodwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not in the beginning...

Starring: Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead, Lili Darvas, Jim Backus, Oskar Karlweis, Liliane Montevecchi, Cara Williams, George Chakiris, Betty Lynn ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1956-03-09
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : You Can't Run Away from It
49.

You Can't Run Away from It

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

A reporter stumbles on a runaway heiress whose story could salvage his career.

Starring: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Paul Gilbert, Charles Bickford, Jim Backus, Stubby Kaye, Henny Youngman, Allyn Joslyn, Jacques Scott, Walter Baldwin ..
Directed by: Dick Powell
Release date: 1956-10-30
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Port Afrique
50.

Port Afrique

2.4
5.1/10 IMDB

An army veteran with a shattered leg returns to his home in Port Afrique after war only to find his wife has been murdered. He's determined to find the killer, even if it means uncovering family secrets he never knew about.

Starring: Philip Carey, Pier Angeli, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers, Rachel Gurney, James Hayter, Anthony Newley, Christopher Lee, Maria Hanson, Guido Lorraine ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1956-06-18

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