Search results for "1956"
Johnny, You’re Wanted

Johnny, You’re Wanted

Johnny, You’re Wanted
IMDb: 5.8
69

Returning late to London, Johnny gives a lift to an attractive female hitch-hiker. Some distance on, he stops to make a phone call and buy a coffee, but on returning…

Rock Around the Clock

Rock Around the Clock

Rock Around the Clock
IMDb: 6.1
77

A frustrated big-band promoter runs in to rock-and-rollers Bill Haley and the Comets at a small-town dance. He quickly becomes their manager and, with the help of Alan Freed, hopes…

Curucu, Beast of the Amazon

Curucu, Beast of the Amazon

Curucu, Beast of the Amazon
IMDb: 3.9
76

Rock and Dr. Andrea travel up the Amazon to find out why the plantation workers have left their work in panic, allegedly because of attacks from Curucu, a monster who…

Sissi: The Young Empress

Sissi: The Young Empress

Sissi: The Young Empress
IMDb: 6.6
107

Sissi is now the empress of Austria and attempts to learn etiquette. While she is busy being empress she also has to deal with her difficult new mother-in-law, while the…

The Forty-First

The Forty-First

The Forty-First
IMDb: 7.5
88

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Three Maidens

Three Maidens

Three Maidens
IMDb: 7.9
100

Three sisters—Nunung, Nana and Nenny—are being raised by their grandmother in Jakarta after their mother’s death. Though the sisters’ father Sukandar lives with them, he is too involved in his…

Genre: Drama, Music
Hungry Soul, Part II

Hungry Soul, Part II

Hungry Soul, Part II
IMDb: 6.9
97

A continuation of Hungry Soul, from the same year. Reiko, who tolerates abuse in her marriage to a man 23 years her senior, is friends with Mayumi, a beautiful widow….

Genre: Drama, Romance
Suzaki Paradise: Red Light District

Suzaki Paradise: Red Light District

Suzaki Paradise: Red Light District
IMDb: 7.4
81

A jobless young couple, Yoshigi and Tsutue, wind up at the outskirts of the Suzaki red-light district in Tokyo. Tsutue talks her way into a job pouring sake for male…

Genre: Drama
The Kreutzer Sonata

The Kreutzer Sonata

The Kreutzer Sonata
IMDb: 6.1
44

Some time after marrying a sensual girl, Pozdnychev realizes the only link to his spouse is that of physical love. When a violinist with whom his wife plays regularly the…

Genre: Drama
Not So Dusty

Not So Dusty

Not So Dusty
IMDb: 5.3
78

Two London rubbish collectors come into possession of a valuable book, and thwart the attempts of some criminals to con them out of it. Meanwhile one of the dustmen pursues…

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
IMDb: 6.6
115

Paris, 1482. Today is the festival of the fools, taking place like each year in the square outside Cathedral Notre Dame. Among jugglers and other entertainers, Esmeralda, a sensuous gypsy,…

Genre: Drama, History
Five Steps to Danger

Five Steps to Danger

Five Steps to Danger
IMDb: 6.3
81

Can a couple keep important secrets from Communist spies?

World in My Corner

World in My Corner

World in My Corner
IMDb: 6.4
82

A scrappy fighter from Jersey City named Tommy Shea — “born in a dump, educated in an alley” — catches the eye of wealthy businessman, Robert Mallinson, who allows him…

Genre: Drama
The Swan

The Swan

The Swan
IMDb: 6.4
112

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…

Sudden Rain

Sudden Rain

Sudden Rain
IMDb: 7.3
91

A husband and wife’s pet peeves and minor irritations escalate into major rifts and animosity.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Odongo

Odongo

Odongo
IMDb: 5.4
85

Steve Stratton (Macdonald Carey) is a hardboiled hunter who catches and keeps wild animals in an African sanctuary in order to sell them to zoos and circuses. When he hires…

Nightmare

Nightmare

Nightmare
IMDb: 6.4
89

Clarinetist Stan has a nightmare about killing a man in a mirrored room. But when he wakes up and finds blood marks on himself and a key from the dream,…

Genre: Crime
Valley of Peace

Valley of Peace

Valley of Peace
IMDb: 7.6
82

When the planes bombed a Slovene town, a Slovene boy and a German girl set on a journey towards the valley, in which there is no war. On their way…

Genre: Drama, War
Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment
IMDb: 6.5
107

A young tormented student can no longer stand his miserable life. To avoid his sister marrying an old antiques dealer out of convenience, he murders a pawnbroker to steal his…

Genre: Drama
Behind the High Wall

Behind the High Wall

Behind the High Wall
IMDb: 6.4
85

A group prison breakout goes from bad to worse when the desperate warden tries to steal the gang’s dough.

Battle Stations

Battle Stations

Battle Stations
IMDb: 6
81

The crew of a U.S. Navy ship in World War II goes into battle against the Japanese fleet.

Genre: Drama, War
The White Squaw

The White Squaw

The White Squaw
IMDb: 6.2
73

A Swedish settler (David Brian) starts a war when he tries to drive Dakotas off their Wyoming reservation.

Genre: Western
Assignment Redhead

Assignment Redhead

Assignment Redhead
IMDb: 4.6
79

An American army officer working for British intelligence comes to post-war Berlin to solve a murder. His investigation is compromised when he falls for a nightclub singer, not realising she…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Donatella

Donatella

Donatella
IMDb: 6.4
96

Donatella is a simple and honest roman girl, daughter of a bookbinder and girlfriend of Guido, a gas station owner. One day she finds a woman’s handbag containing valuables and…

Genre: Comedy
Congo Crossing

Congo Crossing

Congo Crossing
IMDb: 5.3
85

Director Joseph Pevney’s 1956 jungle drama, set in Africa, stars Virginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter Lorre, Michael Pate, Kathryn Givney, Raymond Bailey and Rex Ingram.

Bridge of Japan

Bridge of Japan

Bridge of Japan
IMDb: 7.1
112

Ichikawa’s 1956 adaptation of Nihonbashi was the first to take the work of Kyoka Izumi— until then regarded as a writer of common tragic melodramas—and re-evaluate it as a tanbi-ha…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Fighting Trouble

Fighting Trouble

Fighting Trouble
IMDb: 5
61

An overambitious shutterbug almost gets his lights put out permanently when he decides to snap a picture of a mob boss.

The Feminine Touch

The Feminine Touch

The Feminine Touch
IMDb: 5.9
91

Following a group of five very different student nurses during their first year of training at an NHS hospital in London called St. Augustine’s Hospital (filmed at Guy’s Hospital), where…

Genre: Drama
The Scarlet Hour

The Scarlet Hour

The Scarlet Hour
IMDb: 6.9
95

An unhappy wife uses her powers of manipulation to draw an infatuated man into an ill-fated jewelry heist.

Genre: Thriller
The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon
IMDb: 8.1
34

A young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets of Paris. The two become inseparable, yet the world’s harsh realities…

Deadlier Than the Male

Deadlier Than the Male

Deadlier Than the Male
IMDb: 7.5
113

In Les Halles, in the heart of Paris, the restaurateur André Chatelin, leads an uneventful life until the arrival from Marseille of Catherine, the daughter of his ex-wife Gabrielle. She…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Roof

The Roof

The Roof
IMDb: 7.4
97

Under provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building. This comedy follows the efforts of a family to erect…

Genre: Drama
When Gangland Strikes

When Gangland Strikes

When Gangland Strikes
IMDb: 6.1
70

In this crime drama, mobsters swear to get revenge upon a zealous public prosecutor as he tries to get them put into prison. The desperate mobsters try to stop him…

Genre: Crime
The Bold and the Brave

The Bold and the Brave

The Bold and the Brave
IMDb: 6
87

The film traces the destinies of three American soldiers stationed in Italy during World War II. Fairchild (Corey) is an idealist who doesn’t believe in killing. Preacher is a religious…

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Baby and the Battleship

The Baby and the Battleship

The Baby and the Battleship
IMDb: 5.4
96

After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails…

Genre: Comedy
Yield to the Night

Yield to the Night

Yield to the Night
IMDb: 7.1
99

Locked in her cell, a murderer reflects on the events that have led her to death row.

Genre: Drama
Man Beast

Man Beast

Man Beast
IMDb: 4.3
62

Connie Hayward mounts an expedition into the Himalayan Mountains looking for her brother, who has not returned from a previous trek trying to locate the Yeti, or “Abominable Snowman”. Arriving…

Don’t Knock The Rock

Don’t Knock The Rock

Don’t Knock The Rock
IMDb: 5.7
84

Rock-and-roller Arnie Haynes returns to his hometown as a hero to the teenagers. However, the mayor and other concerned adults have banned him from performing in his hometown because they…

Genre: Music
Huk!

Huk!

Huk!
IMDb: 5.9
84

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…

Crime Against Joe

Crime Against Joe

Crime Against Joe
IMDb: 5.8
70

Down-and-out artist Joe Manning (John Bromfield) wakes up from a night of drunken revelry in a jail cell, where he’s being held on suspicion for the murder of a nightclub…

Genre: Drama, Thriller