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List of American films of 1956

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A list of American films released in 1956
Around the World in Eighty Days won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
7th Cavalry Joseph H. Lewis Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale Western Columbia Pictures
23 Paces to Baker Street Henry Hathaway Van Johnson, Vera Miles Thriller 20th Century Fox. From Philip MacDonald novel
Accused of Murder Joseph Kane David Brian, Vera Ralston, Sidney Blackmer, Lee Van Cleef Film noir Republic
Alexander the Great Robert Rossen Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Fredric March, Danielle Darrieux Drama United Artists
The Ambassador's Daughter Norman Krasna Olivia de Havilland, John Forsythe, Adolphe Menjou, Myrna Loy Romantic comedy United Artists
Anastasia Anatole Litvak Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes Drama 20th Century Fox
Anything Goes Robert Lewis Bing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Phil Harris, Mitzi Gaynor Musical Paramount. Based on 1934 play, 1936 film
Around the World in Eighty Days Michael Anderson, John Farrow David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton Adventure United Artists. Winner of 5 Oscars, Best Picture; based on a novel by Jules Verne
At Gunpoint Alfred L. Werker Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone Western Allied Artists
Attack Robert Aldrich Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin War United Artists
Autumn Leaves Robert Aldrich Joan Crawford, Cliff Robertson Drama Columbia
Away All Boats Joseph Pevney Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Julie Adams War Universal
Baby Doll Elia Kazan Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock Drama Warner Bros. Written by Tennessee Williams; 4 Oscar nominations
Back from Eternity John Farrow Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Gene Barry Drama RKO. Remake of Five Came Back
Backlash John Sturges Richard Widmark, Donna Reed Western Universal
The Bad Seed John Sturges Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack Suspense Warner Bros.
Bandido Richard Fleischer Robert Mitchum, Ursula Thiess, Gilbert Roland Western United Artists
Barbecue Brawl William Hanna, Joseph Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Battle Stations Lewis Seiler John Lund, William Bendix, Richard Boone War Columbia [1]
The Beast of Hollow Mountain Edward Nassour, Ismael Rodriguez Guy Madison, Patricia Medina Horror United Artists
Behind the High Wall Abner Biberman Tom Tully, John Gavin Film noir Universal
The Benny Goodman Story Valentine Davies Steve Allen, Donna Reed Biography, Musical Universal Pictures
The Best Things in Life Are Free Michael Curtiz Gordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, Dan Duryea, Sheree North Musical 20th Century Fox
Between Heaven and Hell Richard Fleischer Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford War 20th Century Fox
Beyond Mombasa George Marshall Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed Adventure United Artists
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Fritz Lang Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer Film noir RKO Pictures; remade in 2009
Bhowani Junction George Cukor Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers Drama MGM
Bigger Than Life Nicholas Ray James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau Drama 20th Century Fox
The Birds and the Bees Norman Taurog George Gobel, Mitzi Gaynor, David Niven Musical Paramount
The Black Sleep Reginald Le Borg Basil Rathbone, Lon Chaney Horror United Artists
The Black Whip Charles Marquis Warren Hugh Marlowe, Coleen Gray, Adele Mara, Angie Dickinson Western 20th Century Fox
Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado Earl Bellamy Howard Duff, Margaret Field Western Columbia
Blazing the Overland Trail Spencer Bennet Lee Roberts Serial Columbia
Blue Cat Blues Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
The Bold and the Brave Lewis R. Foster Mickey Rooney, Wendell Corey War RKO
The Boss Byron Haskin John Payne, William Bishop Drama United Artists
The Bottom of the Bottle Henry Hathaway Joseph Cotten, Van Johnson, Ruth Roman Drama 20th Century Fox
The Brass Legend Gerd Oswald Hugh O'Brian, Nancy Gates, Raymond Burr Western United Artists
The Brave One Irving Rapper Michel Ray, Elsa Cárdenas Drama RKO. Oscar for writer Dalton Trumbo
The Broken Star Lesley Selander Howard Duff, Lita Baron Western United Artists
Broom-Stick Bunny Chuck Jones Looney Tunes Animation Warner Bros.
Bundle of Joy Norman Taurog Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher Comedy RKO
The Burning Hills Stuart Heisler Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Skip Homeier, Claude Akins Western Warner Bros.
Bus Stop Joshua Logan Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray Drama 20th Century Fox; based on two plays by William Inge
Busy Buddies Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Calling Homicide Edward Bernds Bill Elliott, Kathleen Case Crime Allied Artists
Canyon River Harmon Jones George Montgomery, Marcia Henderson Western Allied Artists
Carousel Henry King Shirley Jones, Gordon MacRae Musical 20th Century Fox; based on play
The Catered Affair Richard Brooks Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine Drama MGM; from teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom! Fred F. Sears Stephen Dunne, Helen Grayco Musical Columbia
Comanche George Sherman Dana Andrews, Kent Smith, Nestor Paiva Western United Artists
Come Next Spring R. G. Springsteen Ann Sheridan, Steve Cochran, Walter Brennan Drama Republic
The Come On Russell Birdwell Anne Baxter, Sterling Hayden Drama Allied Artists
Commotion on the Ocean Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Congo Crossing Joseph Pevney Virginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter Lorre Film noir Universal
The Conqueror Dick Powell John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz Adventure RKO
The Court Jester Melvin Frank, Norman Panama Danny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury Comedy Paramount
Crashing Las Vegas Jean Yarbrough Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Mary Castle Comedy Allied Artists
The Creature Walks Among Us John Sherwood Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden Science fiction Universal
Creeps Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Crime Against Joe Lee Sholem Julie London, John Bromfield Crime drama United Artists
Crime in the Streets Don Siegel James Whitmore, John Cassavetes Crime drama Allied Artists
Crowded Paradise Fred Pressburger Hume Cronyn, Nancy Kelly Drama
A Cry in the Night Frank Tuttle Natalie Wood, Edmond O'Brien, Raymond Burr Thriller Warner Bros.
Curucu, Beast of the Amazon Curt Siodmak John Bromfield, Beverly Garland Adventure Universal
A Day of Fury Harmon Jones Dale Robertson, Mara Corday, Jock Mahoney Western Universal
D-Day the Sixth of June Henry Koster Robert Taylor, Richard Todd War 20th Century Fox
Dakota Incident Lewis R. Foster Dale Robertson, Linda Darnell, John Lund Western Republic
Dance with Me, Henry Charles Barton Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Comedy United Artists; final Abbott and Costello film
Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer Ismael Rodríguez Bruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr. Adventure Republic
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates Norman Foster Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen Western Disney
Death of a Scoundrel Charles Martin George Sanders, Zsa Zsa Gabor Drama RKO
Deduce, You Say! Chuck Jones Animation Warner Bros.
The Desperados Are in Town Kurt Neumann Robert Arthur, Kathleen Nolan Western 20th Century Fox
Diane David Miller Lana Turner, Roger Moore, Pedro Armendáriz Drama MGM
Dig That Uranium Edward Bernds Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Mary Beth Hughes Comedy Allied Artists
Don't Knock the Rock Fred F. Sears Alan Dale, Fay Baker Musical Columbia
Down Beat Bear Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Fred F. Sears Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor Science fiction Columbia
The Eddy Duchin Story George Sidney Tyrone Power, Kim Novak Biography Columbia
Edge of Hell Hugo Haas Hugo Haas, Jeffrey Stone Film noir Universal [2]
The Egg and Jerry Hanna-Barbera Animation MGM
Emergency Hospital Lee Sholem Walter Reed, Margaret Lindsay Drama United Artists
Everything but the Truth Jerry Hopper Maureen O'Hara, John Forsythe Comedy Universal
The Fastest Gun Alive Russell Rouse Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford Western MGM
Feedin' the Kiddie Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Fighting Trouble George Blair Huntz Hall, Stanley Clements, Adele Jergens Comedy Allied Artists
Fire Maidens from Outer Space Cy Roth Anthony Dexter, Susan Shaw Sci-fi
The First Texan Byron Haskin Joel McCrea, Felicia Farr, Jeff Morrow Western Allied Artists
The First Traveling Saleslady Arthur Lubin Ginger Rogers, Carol Channing Western RKO
Flagpole Jitters Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Flame of the Islands Edward Ludwig Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Zachary Scott Film noir Republic
Flesh and the Spur Edward L. Cahn Marla English, Mike Connors Western
Flight to Hong Kong Joseph M. Newman Rory Calhoun, Barbara Rush Drama United Artists
The Flying Sorceress Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Forbidden Planet Fred M. Wilcox Leslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis Science fiction MGM
For Crimin' Out Loud Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Foreign Intrigue Sheldon Reynolds Robert Mitchum, Geneviève Page, Ingrid Thulin Thriller United Artists
Forever, Darling Alexander Hall Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James Mason Romantic comedy MGM
Friendly Persuasion William Wyler Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins Drama Allied Artists. Set in American Civil War; 6 Oscar nominations
Full of Life Richard Quine Judy Holliday, Richard Conte Drama Columbia
Fury at Gunsight Pass Fred F. Sears David Brian, Neville Brand Western Columbia
Gaby Curtis Bernhardt Leslie Caron, John Kerr Drama MGM
Ghost Town Allen H. Miner Kent Taylor, John Smith Western United Artists
Giant George Stevens Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Mercedes McCambridge, Chill Wills, Dennis Hopper, Sal Mineo Warner Bros. Drama based on Edna Ferber novel; 10 Oscar nominations; James Dean's final film
The Girl Can't Help It Frank Tashlin Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell Comedy 20th Century Fox
The Girl He Left Behind David Butler Natalie Wood, Tab Hunter Romance Warner Bros.
Girls in Prison Edward L. Cahn Richard Denning, Joan Taylor, Mae Marsh Sexploitation A.I.P.
Glory David Butler Margaret O'Brien, Walter Brennan Musical RKO
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Ishirō Honda Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura Science fiction Embassy
Good-bye, My Lady William A. Wellman Brandon deWilde, Walter Brennan Drama Warner Bros.
Great Day in the Morning Jacques Tourneur Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo, Ruth Roman Drama RKO
The Great Locomotive Chase Francis D. Lyon Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter Action Disney
The Great American Pastime Herman Hoffman Tom Ewell, Ann Miller Comedy MGM
The Great Man José Ferrer José Ferrer, Julie London, Ed Wynn Drama Universal
Gun Brothers Sidney Salkow Buster Crabbe, Ann Robinson Western United Artists
Gun the Man Down Andrew V. McLaglen James Arness, Angie Dickinson Western United Artists
Gunslinger Roger Corman John Ireland, Beverly Garland Western
Happy Go Ducky Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
The Harder They Fall Mark Robson Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling Drama Columboa
He Laughed Last Blake Edwards Frankie Laine, Anthony Dexter Comedy Columbia
Helen of Troy Robert Wise Rossana Podestà, Jacques Sernas, Cedric Hardwicke, Janette Scott Drama Warner Bros.
Hidden Guns Albert C. Gannaway Bruce Bennett, Richard Arlen, Angie Dickinson Western Republic
High Society Charles Walters Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra Musical comedy MGM; remake of The Philadelphia Story
Hilda Crane Philip Dunne Jean Simmons, Guy Madison Drama 20th Century Fox
Hold Back the Night Allan Dwan John Payne, Mona Freeman, Peter Graves War drama Allied Artists
Hollywood or Bust Frank Tashlin Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Anita Ekberg Comedy Paramount; 16th & final Martin and Lewis film
Hooked Bear Animation Disney's Humphrey the Bear series
Hot Blood Nicholas Ray Jane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Joseph Calleia Drama Columbia
Hot Cars Hot Cars John Bromfield, Joi Lansing Crime United Artists
Hot Rod Girl Leslie Martinson Lori Nelson, Chuck Connors Action A.I.P.
Hot Shots Jean Yarbrough Bowery Boys, Joi Lansing Comedy Allied Artists
Hot Stuff Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
The Houston Story William Castle Barbara Hale, Gene Barry Drama Columbia
Huk! John Barnwell George Montgomery, Mona Freeman Drama United Artists
Husbands Beware Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
I Killed Wild Bill Hickok Richard Talmadge Tom Brown, Virginia Gibson Western
In the Bag Jack Hannah Animation Disney
Indestructible Man Jack Pollexfen Lon Chaney Jr., Ross Elliott Horror Allied Artists
The Indian Fighter André de Toth Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau Western United Artists
Inside Detroit Fred F. Sears Pat O'Brien, Dennis O'Keefe Crime Columbia
The Intimate Stranger Joseph Losey Richard Basehart, Mary Murphy Drama
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Don Siegel Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter Science fiction Allied Artists; based on Jack Finney novel; remade in 1978
Invitation to the Dance Gene Kelly Gene Kelly, Tamara Toumanova, Belita Musical MGM
The Iron Petticoat Ralph Thomas Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope Comedy MGM
It Conquered the World Roger Corman Peter Graves, Beverly Garland Science fiction A.I.P.
I've Lived Before Richard Bartlett Jock Mahoney, Leigh Snowden, Ann Harding Drama Universal

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Jaguar George Blair Sabu, Barton MacLane Adventure Republic
Johnny Concho Don McGuire Frank Sinatra, Phyllis Kirk Drama United Artists
Jubal Delmer Daves Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Felicia Farr, Rod Steiger Western Columbia
Julie Andrew L. Stone Doris Day, Louis Jourdan Thriller MGM
The Kettles in the Ozarks Charles Lamont Marjorie Main, Arthur Hunnicutt Comedy Universal
The Killer Is Loose Budd Boetticher Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr. Film noir United Artists
The Killing Stanley Kubrick Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Marie Windsor, Vince Edwards Film noir United Artists
The King and Four Queens Raoul Walsh Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker Western United Artists
The King and I Walter Lang Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr Musical 20th Century Fox; winner of 5 Academy Awards
A Kiss Before Dying Gerd Oswald Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward, Virginia Leith Thriller United Artists; remade in 1991
The Last Hunt Richard Brooks Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger Western MGM
The Last Wagon Delmer Daves Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr Western 20th Century Fox
The Leather Saint Alvin Ganzer Paul Douglas, John Derek Drama Paramount
The Lieutenant Wore Skirts Frank Tashlin Tom Ewell, Sheree North Comedy 20th Century Fox
Lisbon Ray Milland Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne Furneaux Crime Republic
The Lone Ranger Stuart Heisler Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels Western Warner Bros.
Love Me Tender Robert D. Webb Elvis Presley, Debra Paget Western 20th Century Fox. Presley's first film
Lust for Life Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn Biography MGM; story of Vincent van Gogh; Oscar for Quinn
Magnificent Roughnecks Sherman A. Rose Jack Carson, Mickey Rooney, Nancy Gates Comedy Allied Artists
Man Beast Jerry Warren Rock Madison, Asa Maynor, George Skaff Horror [3].[4]
Man from Del Rio Harry Horner Anthony Quinn, Katy Jurado Western United Artists
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Nunnally Johnson Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Keenan Wynn, Lee J. Cobb Drama 20th Century Fox. Based on Sloan Wilson novel
Man in the Vault Andrew V. McLaglen Anita Ekberg, Karen Sharpe Crime RKO
The Man Is Armed Franklin Adreon Dane Clark, William Talman, May Wynn Crime Republic
The Man Who Knew Too Much Alfred Hitchcock Doris Day, James Stewart Film noir Paramount; remake of 1934 film; Oscar for Best Song
The Man Who Never Was Ronald Neame Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame Drama 20th Century Fox
Manfish W. Lee Wilder John Bromfield, Lon Chaney Jr. Adventure United Artists
Massacre Louis King Dane Clark, Martha Roth Western 20th Century Fox
The Maverick Queen Joseph Kane Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan Western Republic
Meet Me in Las Vegas Roy Rowland Cyd Charisse, Dan Dailey Musical MGM
Menace from Outer Space Hollingsworth Morse Richard Crane, Sally Mansfield Science fiction
Miami Expose Fred F. Sears Lee J. Cobb, Patricia Medina Crime drama Columbia
Miracle in the Rain Rudolph Maté Jane Wyman, Van Johnson Romance Warner Bros.
Mobs, Inc. William Asher Marjorie Reynolds, Lisa Howard Crime
Moby Dick John Huston Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, James Robertson Justice Adventure Warner Bros. Based on Herman Melville novel
Mohawk Kurt Neumann Scott Brady, Allison Hayes, Lori Nelson, Rita Gam Western 20th Century Fox
The Mole People Virgil W. Vogel John Agar, Hugh Beaumont Science fiction Universal
The Mountain Edward Dmytryk Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor Drama Paramount
Mr. B Natural Phil Patton Short MST3K short
Mucho Mouse Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Muscle Beach Tom Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Naked Gun Eddie Dew Willard Parker, Mara Corday Western [5]
Navy Wife Edward Bernds Joan Bennett, Gary Merrill Comedy Allied Artists
Never Say Goodbye Jerry Hopper Rock Hudson, Cornell Borchers Romance Universal
Nightmare Maxwell Shane Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie Russell Film noir United Artists
The Oklahoma Woman Roger Corman Peggie Castle, Richard Denning Western A.I.P.
On the Threshold of Space Robert D. Webb Guy Madison, Virginia Leith, John Hodiak Science fiction 20th Century Fox; Hodiak's final film
Once Upon a Honeymoon Gower Champion Virginia Gibson Musical Short subject
The Opposite Sex David Miller June Allyson, Joan Collins, Ann Sheridan, Ann Miller Musical MGM; remake of The Women
Our Miss Brooks Al Lewis Eve Arden, Gale Gordon Comedy Warner Bros.; film version of TV series
Outside the Law Jack Arnold Ray Danton, Leigh Snowden, Grant Williams Film noir Universal
Over-Exposed Lewis Seiler Cleo Moore, Richard Crenna Film noir Columbia
Pardners Norman Taurog Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Agnes Moorehead, Lori Nelson Western comedy Paramount. 15th Martin and Lewis film
Patterns Fielder Cook Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight Drama United Artists
The Peacemaker Ted Post James Mitchell, Rosemarie Bowe Western United Artists
Perils of the Wilderness Spencer Bennet Evelyn Anderson, Dennis Moore Serial Columbia
Pillars of the Sky George Marshall Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone Western Universal
Please Murder Me Peter Godfrey Raymond Burr, Angela Lansbury Film noir Distributors Corp.
The Power and the Prize Henry Koster Robert Taylor, Burl Ives Drama MGM
The Price of Fear Abner Biberman Merle Oberon, Lex Barker Film noir Universal
The Proud and Profane George Seaton William Holden, Deborah Kerr Drama Paramount; 2 Oscar nominations
The Proud Ones Robert D. Webb Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo Western 20th Century Fox
Quincannon, Frontier Scout Lesley Selander Tony Martin, Peggie Castle Western United Artists
Rabbitson Crusoe Friz Freleng Bugs Bunny Animation Warner Bros.
The Rack Arnold Laven Paul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis War drama MGM. From a teleplay by Rod Serling
The Rainmaker Joseph Anthony Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey Drama Paramount; 2 Oscar nominations
Ransom! Alex Segal Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen Crime drama MGM; remade in 1996
Raw Edge John Sherwood Rory Calhoun, Yvonne De Carlo Western Universal
The Rawhide Years Rudolph Maté Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur Kennedy Western Universal
Rebel in Town Alfred L. Werker Ruth Roman, John Payne Western United Artists
Red Sundown Jack Arnold Rory Calhoun, Martha Hyer, Dean Jagger Western Universal
Reprisal! George Sherman Guy Madison, Felicia Farr, Kathryn Grant Western Columbia
The Revolt of Mamie Stover Raoul Walsh Jane Russell, Richard Egan Drama 20th Century Fox
Ride the High Iron Don Weis Don Taylor, Sally Forrest, Raymond Burr Drama Columbia
Rock Around the Clock Fred F. Sears Bill Haley & His Comets Musical Columbia; inspired by song
Rock, Pretty Baby Richard Bartlett Sal Mineo, John Saxon, Luana Patten Comedy Universal
Rock, Rock, Rock Will Price Chuck Berry, Tuesday Weld Musical
Rumble on the Docks Fred F. Sears James Darren, Michael Granger Crime Columbia
Rumpus in the Harem Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Runaway Daughters Edward Cahn Marla English, Mary Ellen Kay, Anna Sten Drama A.I.P.
Running Target Marvin Weinstein Doris Dowling Western United Artists
Run for the Sun Roy Boulting Richard Widmark, Trevor Howard, Jane Greer Adventure, Thriller United Artists

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Santiago Gordon Douglas Alan Ladd, Rossana Podestà Thriller Warner Bros.
Scandal Incorporated Edward Mann Robert Hutton, Patricia Wright Crime Republic
The Scarlet Hour Michael Curtiz Carol Ohmart, Tom Tryon film noir Paramount
Scheming Schemers Jules White The Three Stooges Short Columbia
Screaming Eagles Charles F. Haas Tom Tryon, Martin Milner War Allied Artists
The Search for Bridey Murphy Noel Langley Teresa Wright, Louis Hayward Drama Paramount
The Searchers John Ford John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Ken Curtis, Natalie Wood Western Warner Bros.; voted best American western
Secret of Treasure Mountain Seymour Friedman Valerie French, Raymond Burr Western Columbia
Serenade Anthony Mann Mario Lanza, Joan Fontaine, Sara Montiel Musical Warner Bros.
Seven Men from Now Budd Boetticher Randolph Scott, Lee Marvin Western Warner Bros.
Seven Wonders of the World Tay Garnett & others Lowell Thomas Documentary
Shake, Rattle & Rock! Edward L. Cahn Mike Connors, Lisa Gaye Musical A.I.P.
The Sharkfighters Jerry Hopper Victor Mature, Karen Steele Adventure United Artists
The She-Creature Edward L. Cahn Marla English, Chester Morris Sci-fi A.I.P.
Showdown at Abilene Charles F. Haas Jock Mahoney, Martha Hyer, Lyle Bettger Western Universal [6]
Singing in the Dark Max Nosseck Moishe Oysher, Joey Adams Drama
Slander Roy Rowland Van Johnson, Ann Blyth Drama MGM
Slightly Scarlet Allan Dwan John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl Film noir RKO
The Solid Gold Cadillac Richard Quine Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas Comedy Columbia
Somebody Up There Likes Me Robert Wise Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Sal Mineo Drama, Biography MGM. Story of Rocky Graziano; won two Oscars
Stagecoach to Fury William Claxton Forrest Tucker, Mari Blanchard Western 20th Century Fox
Star in the Dust Charles F. Haas John Agar, Mamie Van Doren, Richard Boone Western Universal
The Steel Jungle Walter Doniger Perry Lopez, Beverly Garland, Walter Abel Crime Warner Bros.
Storm Center Daniel Taradash Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter Drama Columbia
A Strange Adventure William Witney Joan Evans, Ben Cooper Drama Republic
Strange Intruder Irving Rapper Ida Lupino, Edmund Purdom Drama
Stranger at My Door William Witney Macdonald Carey, Patricia Medina Western Republic
The Swan Charles Vidor Grace Kelly, Louis Jourdan, Alec Guinness Romance MGM; remake of 1925 film
Tea and Sympathy Vincente Minnelli Deborah Kerr, John Kerr Drama MGM; based on the play
The Teahouse of the August Moon Daniel Mann Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford Comedy MGM; based on the play
Teenage Rebel Edmund Goulding Ginger Rogers, Michael Rennie Drama 20th Century Fox. 2 Oscar nominations
The Ten Commandments Cecil B. DeMille Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Edward G. Robinson, Anne Baxter, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Vincent Price, Martha Scott, Judith Anderson, Nina Foch Paramount. Biblical epic remake of 1923 film; 7 Oscar nominations; 219 minutes; DeMille's final film
Tension at Table Rock Charles Marquis Warren Dorothy Malone, Richard Egan Western RKO
Terror at Midnight Franklin Adreon Scott Brady, Joan Vohs Crime Republic
That Certain Feeling Melvin Frank Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, Pearl Bailey, George Sanders, Jerry Mathers Comedy Paramount
There's Always Tomorrow Douglas Sirk Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Patricia Crowley Melodrama Universal
These Wilder Years Roy Rowland James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck Drama MGM
Three Bad Sisters Gilbert Kay Marla English, John Bromfield Drama United Artists
Three Brave Men Philip Dunne Ray Milland, Ernest Borgnine, Nina Foch Drama 20th Century Fox
Thunder Over Arizona Joseph Kane Skip Homeier, Kristine Miller Western Republic
Time Table Mark Stevens Mark Stevens, Felicia Farr Film noir United Artists
Timid Tabby Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Tom's Photo Finish Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation MGM
Toward the Unknown Mervyn LeRoy William Holden, Virginia Leith Drama Warner Bros.
The Toy Tiger Jerry Hopper Laraine Day, Jeff Chandler Comedy Universal
Trapeze Carol Reed Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Thomas Gomez Drama United Artists; Silver Bear award for Lancaster
Tribute to a Bad Man Robert Wise James Cagney, Stephen McNally, Don Dubbins, Irene Papas, Vic Morrow Western MGM
The Unguarded Moment Harry Keller Esther Williams, George Nader, John Saxon, Edward Andrews Film noir Universal
Uranium Boom William Castle Dennis Morgan, William Talman Drama Columbia
The Vagabond King Michael Curtiz Kathryn Grayson, Rita Moreno Adventure Paramount; Grayson's final film
The Violent Years William Morgan Jean Moorhead Crime
Walk the Proud Land Jesse Hibbs Audie Murphy, Anne Bancroft Western Universal
War and Peace King Vidor Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman, Herbert Lom, Anita Ekberg, Helmut Dantine, May Britt Drama, Epic Paramount; based on Leo Tolstoy novel; 3 Oscar nominations; 208 minutes
The Werewolf Fred F. Sears Joyce Holden, Steven Ritch Horror Columbia
Westward Ho the Wagons! William Beaudine Fess Parker, Kathleen Crowley Western Disney
When Gangland Strikes R. G. Springsteen Raymond Greenleaf, Marjie Millar Crime Republic
While the City Sleeps Fritz Lang Dana Andrews, Vincent Price, Ida Lupino, Howard Duff, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders Film noir RKO
The White Squaw Ray Nazarro David Brian, May Wynn Western Columbia
Wideo Wabbit Bugs Bunny Animation
The Wild Party Harry Horner Anthony Quinn, Carol Ohmart Drama United Artists
A Woman's Devotion Paul Henreid Janice Rule, Ralph Meeker Film noir Republic
The Women of Pitcairn Island Jean Yarbrough Lynn Bari, Sue England Drama 20th Century Fox
Women Without Men Elmo Williams Beverly Michaels, Joan Rice Drama Hammer Films
World in My Corner Jesse Hibbs Audie Murphy, Barbara Rush Drama Universal
World Without End Edward Bernds Hugh Marlowe, Nancy Gates Science fiction Allied Artists
Written on the Wind Douglas Sirk Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone Drama Universal; Oscar for Malone
The Wrong Man Alfred Hitchcock Henry Fonda, Vera Miles Film noir Warner Bros.
X the Unknown Leslie Norman Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman Sci-fi
Yaqui Drums Jean Yarbrough Rod Cameron, Mary Castle Western Allied Artists
You Can't Run Away from It Dick Powell June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford Musical Columbia
The Young Guns Albert Band Russ Tamblyn, Gloria Talbott Western Allied Artists

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ReferencesEdit

  • Weaver, Tom (2006). Interviews with B Science Fiction and Horror Movie Makers. McFarland. ISBN 0786428589. 
  • Warren, Bill (2009). Keep Watching the Skies!: American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties, The 21st Century Edition. McFarland. ISBN 0786442301. 

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