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The Ten Commandments

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

Release On: 5th - October - 1956

Vote Count: 926
Vote Average: 7.7/10

The Searchers

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Release On: 7th - May - 1956

Vote Count: 855
Vote Average: 7.8/10

The Killing

Career criminal Johnny Clay recruits a sharpshooter, a crooked police officer, a bartender and a betting teller named George, among others, for one last job before he goes straight and gets married. But when George tells his restless wife about the scheme to steal millions from the racetrack where he works, she hatches a plot of her own.

Release On: 6th - June - 1956

Vote Count: 928
Vote Average: 7.7/10

Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

A 400-foot (122-meter) fire-breathing dinosaur, awakened from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by hydrogen-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

Release On: 27th - April - 1956

Vote Count: 149
Vote Average: 6.9/10

Un condamné à mort s'est échappé

A captured French Resistance fighter during World War II engineers a daunting escape from prison.

Release On: 11th - November - 1956

Vote Count: 276
Vote Average: 8/10

The Man Who Knew Too Much

A widescreen, Technicolor remake by Hitchcock of his 1934 film of the same title. A couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son accidentally stumble upon an assassination plot. When the child is kidnapped to ensure their silence, they have to take matters into their own hands to save him.

Release On: 16th - May - 1956

Vote Count: 874
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Forbidden Planet

Starship C57D travels to planet Altair 4 in search of the crew of spaceship "Bellerophon," a scientific expedition that has been missing for 20 years, only to find themselves unwelcome by the expedition's lone survivor and warned of destruction by an invisible force if they don't turn back immediately.

Release On: 23rd - March - 1956

Vote Count: 565
Vote Average: 7.3/10


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 she is really Anastasia. In the end the Empress must decide her claim.

Release On: 13th - December - 1956

Vote Count: 103
Vote Average: 6.8/10

Around the World in Eighty Days

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.

Release On: 17th - October - 1956

Vote Count: 293
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Lust for Life

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.

Release On: 15th - September - 1956

Vote Count: 123
Vote Average: 7.2/10

War and Peace

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

Release On: 21st - August - 1956

Vote Count: 148
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Release On: 5th - February - 1956

Vote Count: 626
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Baby Doll

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie awaits the arrival of Baby Doll's 20th birthday, the day that they are supposed to consummate their marriage, he faces interference from business rival Silva Vacarro, who plots to seduce Baby Doll away from Meighan.

Release On: 18th - December - 1956

Vote Count: 74
Vote Average: 7.3/10

Bigger Than Life

A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.

Release On: 2nd - August - 1956

Vote Count: 91
Vote Average: 7.3/10

Nuit et brouillard

Filmmaker Alain Resnais documents the atrocities behind the walls of Hitler's concentration camps.

Release On: 29th - April - 1956

Vote Count: 271
Vote Average: 8.3/10

The Wrong Man

In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.

Release On: 22nd - December - 1956

Vote Count: 288
Vote Average: 7.1/10

Moby Dick

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.

Release On: 27th - June - 1956

Vote Count: 228
Vote Average: 7/10

The King and I

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.

Release On: 29th - June - 1956

Vote Count: 261
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Release On: 24th - November - 1956

Vote Count: 441
Vote Average: 7.6/10

Bus Stop

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.

Release On: 31st - August - 1956

Vote Count: 137
Vote Average: 6/10