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Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper... the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

Release On: 22nd - February - 1950

Vote Count: 5687
Vote Average: 7/10


Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, "Rashomon" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife.

Release On: 26th - August - 1950

Vote Count: 1662
Vote Average: 8.2/10

All About Eve

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

Release On: 6th - October - 1950

Vote Count: 1209
Vote Average: 8.2/10

The Asphalt Jungle

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

Release On: 12th - May - 1950

Vote Count: 351
Vote Average: 7.5/10

Sunset Boulevard

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

Release On: 10th - August - 1950

Vote Count: 1965
Vote Average: 8.4/10

Father of the Bride

Proud father Stanley Banks remembers the day his daughter, Kay, got married. Starting when she announces her engagement through to the wedding itself, we learn of all the surprises and disasters along the way.

Release On: 18th - May - 1950

Vote Count: 157
Vote Average: 7.1/10

Gun Crazy

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr, they both get fired. Soon, on Starr's behest, they embark on a crime spree for cash.

Release On: 20th - January - 1950

Vote Count: 203
Vote Average: 7.5/10

The Gunfighter

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.

Release On: 23rd - June - 1950

Vote Count: 118
Vote Average: 7.3/10

Treasure Island

Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pirate crew are aboard the ship, including Long John Silver.

Release On: 19th - July - 1950

Vote Count: 137
Vote Average: 6.6/10

Broken Arrow

Indian scout Tom Jeffords is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.

Release On: 1st - August - 1950

Vote Count: 146
Vote Average: 6.7/10

Rio Grande

Lt. Col. Kirby Yorke is posted on the Texas frontier to defend settlers against depredations of marauding Apaches. Col. Yorke is under considerable stress by a serious shortage of troops of his command. Tension is added when Yorke's son (whom he hasn't seen in fifteen years), Trooper Jeff Yorke, is one of 18 recruits sent to the regiment.

Release On: 15th - November - 1950

Vote Count: 235
Vote Average: 6.8/10

In a Lonely Place

An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.

Release On: 17th - May - 1950

Vote Count: 414
Vote Average: 7.6/10

Los olvidados

A group of juvenile delinquents lives a criminal, violent life in the festering slums of Mexico City, among them the young Pedro, whose morality is gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others.

Release On: 9th - December - 1950

Vote Count: 356
Vote Average: 8/10

Sands of Iwo Jima

The relationship between Sergeant Stryker and a group of rebellious recruits is made difficult by the Sergeant's tough training tactics. At Tarawa, the leathernecks have a chance to see Stryker in action, and begin to appreciate him.

Release On: 1st - January - 1950

Vote Count: 95
Vote Average: 6.5/10

Cheaper by the Dozen

"Cheaper by the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island, to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families.

Release On: 31st - March - 1950

Vote Count: 61
Vote Average: 6.4/10

Born Yesterday

Uncouth, loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy himself a congressman or two, bringing with him his mistress, ex-showgirl Billie Dawn.

Release On: 25th - December - 1950

Vote Count: 118
Vote Average: 7.2/10

Winchester '73

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

Release On: 12th - July - 1950

Vote Count: 258
Vote Average: 7.4/10

Stage Fright

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high-society entertainer.

Release On: 23rd - February - 1950

Vote Count: 219
Vote Average: 6.8/10


The story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a mental institution, a comedy of errors ensues. Elwood and Harvey become the catalysts for a family mending its wounds and for romance blossoming in unexpected places.

Release On: 4th - December - 1950

Vote Count: 466
Vote Average: 7.7/10


Frank Bigelow is about to die, and he knows it. The accountant has been poisoned and has only 24 hours before the lethal concoction kills him. Determined to find out who his murderer is, Frank, with the help of his assistant and girlfriend, Paula, begins to trace back over his last steps. As he frantically tries to unravel the mystery behind his own impending demise, his sleuthing leads him to a group of crooked businessmen and another murder.

Release On: 21st - April - 1950

Vote Count: 126
Vote Average: 6.9/10