Movies Of The 50s


I feel like the Mariners have started the long slide back to where they probably belong, while the Blazers are showing their age. To help break out of this sports malaise, how about a nice list? Here’s my Top 50 movies from the 1950s. Previous Top 50 lists include the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, all of which I probably should revise. Maybe tomorrow.

1. Seven Samurai
2. Singin’ In The Rain
3. Rear Window
4. The Searchers
5. Touch Of Evil
6. All About Eve
7. Vertigo
8. North By Northwest
9. Rashomon
10. Ugetsu
11. M. Hulot’s Holiday
12. The Band Wagon
13. Throne Of Blood
14. Rio Bravo
15. Funny Face
16. Voyage In Italy
17. Tokyo Story
18. The Seventh Seal
19. Hiroshma mon amour
20. Kiss Me Kate
21. Johnny Guitar
22. Written On The Wind
23. The Quiet Man
24. Nights Of Cabiria
25. Early Summer


26. Ikiru
27. The Steel Helmet
28. Harvey
29. An American In Paris
30. Sansho The Bailiff
31. Madame de. . .
32. Paths Of Glory
33. On the Waterfront
34. Sleeping Beauty
35. Some Like It Hot
36. Cranes Are Flying
37. The 400 Blows
38. Ivan The Terrible Part II
39. In A Lonely Place
40. Kiss Me Deadly
41. The River
42. Ordet
43. Anatomy Of A Murder
44. The Thing From Another World
45. Tokyo Twilight
46. Night Of The Hunter
47. Mogambo
48. Mr. Arkadin
49. Mon Oncle
50. Floating Weeds

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5 thoughts on “Movies Of The 50s

  1. Another list.

    01. The 400 Blows
    02. Sansho the Bailiff
    03. Ordet
    04. Nights of Cabiria
    05. Singin’ in the Rain
    06. Los Olvidados
    07. Hiroshima mon amour
    08. Johnny Guitar
    09. Ikiru
    10. The Burmese Harp
    11. An American in Paris
    12. Vertigo
    13. Tokyo Story
    14. A Man Escaped
    15. The Night of the Hunter
    16. Fires on the Plain
    17. The Band Wagon
    18. Night and Fog
    19. Paths of Glory
    20. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

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