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12 Angry Men

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Release On: 10th - April - 1957

Vote Count: 5383
Vote Average: 8.5/10


The Bridge on the River Kwai

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

Release On: 11th - October - 1957

Vote Count: 1315
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Paths of Glory

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Release On: 18th - September - 1957

Vote Count: 1803
Vote Average: 8.3/10


Det sjunde inseglet

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

Release On: 16th - February - 1957

Vote Count: 1923
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Love in the Afternoon

Lovestruck conservatory student Ariane pretends to be just as much a cosmopolitan lover as the worldly mature Frank Flannagan hoping that l’amour will take hold.

Release On: 29th - May - 1957

Vote Count: 180
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Old Yeller

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s. When a yellow mongrel comes for an uninvited stay with the family, Travis reluctantly adopts the dog.

Release On: 25th - December - 1957

Vote Count: 179
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Smultronstället

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along the way, they encounter a series of hitchhikers, each of whom causes the elderly doctor to muse upon the pleasures and failures of his own life. These include the vivacious young Sara, a dead ringer for the doctor's own first love.

Release On: 26th - December - 1957

Vote Count: 1033
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Witness for the Prosecution

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

Release On: 17th - December - 1957

Vote Count: 785
Vote Average: 8.3/10


Le notti di Cabiria

Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her struggles are over and she has found happiness and contentment, things may not be what they seem.

Release On: 3rd - October - 1957

Vote Count: 443
Vote Average: 8.1/10


A King in New York

Due to a revolution in his country, King Shahdov comes to New York—almost broke. To get some money, he makes TV commercials, where he meets a child who has communist parents. Because of this meeting, he's immediately suspected of being a communist—and gets caught up in the McCarthy's hearings.

Release On: 12th - September - 1957

Vote Count: 117
Vote Average: 6.9/10


蜘蛛巣城

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

Release On: 15th - January - 1957

Vote Count: 482
Vote Average: 8/10


Летят журавли

Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

Release On: 12th - October - 1957

Vote Count: 192
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Night of the Demon

American professor John Holden arrives in London for a conference on parapsychology only to discover that the colleague he was supposed to meet was killed in a freak accident the day before. It turns out that the deceased had been investigating a cult lead by Dr. Julian Karswell. Though a skeptic, Holden is suspicious of the devil-worshiping Karswell. Following a trail of mysterious manuscripts, Holden enters a world that makes him question his faith in science.

Release On: 9th - November - 1957

Vote Count: 140
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Sweet Smell of Success

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.

Release On: 4th - July - 1957

Vote Count: 262
Vote Average: 7.7/10


3:10 to Yuma

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade's gang is racing to free him.

Release On: 7th - August - 1957

Vote Count: 198
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Prince and the Showgirl

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.

Release On: 13th - June - 1957

Vote Count: 120
Vote Average: 6.3/10


Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Release On: 30th - May - 1957

Vote Count: 185
Vote Average: 7/10


The Monolith Monsters

Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Release On: 1st - December - 1957

Vote Count: 37
Vote Average: 6.9/10


What's Opera, Doc?

Bugs is in drag as the Valkyrie Brunhilde who sits on an overwieght horse. "She" is pursued by Elmer playing the demigod "Siegfried".

Release On: 6th - July - 1957

Vote Count: 121
Vote Average: 7.5/10


20 Million Miles to Earth

When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome.

Release On: 8th - February - 1957

Vote Count: 83
Vote Average: 6.3/10