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Alice in Wonderland

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!

Release On: 28th - July - 1951

Vote Count: 4726
Vote Average: 7.2/10


The Medium

Madame Flora is terrified when she perceives a supernatural presence during one of her fraudulent séances...

Release On: 4th - September - 1951

Vote Count: 5
Vote Average: 4.4/10


El Siete Machos

Rosario, the niece of the rancher, returns to the ranch after ten years of absence. She takes in Margarito, a worker at the ranch, who is immediately smitten by her. Rosario is rescued from a runaway horse by the Seven Men, an outlaw a la Robin Hood that steals from the rich and gives to the poor. He also happens to be the twin brother of Margarito, unbeknownst to him. The confusion between Margarito and the Seven Men generates great comical situations in the film.

Release On: 5th - February - 1951

Vote Count: 61
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Scrooge

Ebenezer Scrooge malcontentedly shuffles through life as a cruel miserly businessman until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three spirits, sent show him how his unhappy childhood and maladaptive adult behavior over has let him a selfish, lonely, bitter old man.

Release On: 28th - November - 1951

Vote Count: 201
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Quo Vadis

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.

Release On: 8th - November - 1951

Vote Count: 269
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Ace in the Hole

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.

Release On: 29th - June - 1951

Vote Count: 438
Vote Average: 7.9/10


A Streetcar Named Desire

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Release On: 18th - September - 1951

Vote Count: 989
Vote Average: 7.7/10


An American in Paris

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

Release On: 26th - September - 1951

Vote Count: 410
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Strangers on a Train

A deranged socialite accosts a tennis star with his theory that if two strangers trade murders, they can disguise their motives and avoid suspicion.

Release On: 27th - June - 1951

Vote Count: 1156
Vote Average: 7.7/10


The Day the Earth Stood Still

An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.

Release On: 28th - September - 1951

Vote Count: 770
Vote Average: 7.5/10


麦秋

Noriko, still single at the advanced age of 28, lives contentedly in an extended family household that includes her parents and her brother's family. An uncle's visit prompts the family to find her a husband.

Release On: 3rd - October - 1951

Vote Count: 103
Vote Average: 8/10


A Place in the Sun

An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Release On: 12th - June - 1951

Vote Count: 258
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Miracolo a Milano

Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.

Release On: 8th - February - 1951

Vote Count: 144
Vote Average: 7.3/10


A.T.M. ¡A toda máquina!

A drifter lands a job as an officer in Mexico City's elite motorcycle police unit. Once there, he falls in love with a girl, who is also courted by his commanding officer. Both policemen try to avoid this from interfering with their friendship and profession. Written by Salvador Monroy Ordaz

Release On: 13th - September - 1951

Vote Count: 48
Vote Average: 8/10


The Thing From Another World

Scientists and US Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while investigating at a remote arctic outpost.

Release On: 5th - April - 1951

Vote Count: 395
Vote Average: 6.8/10


The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.

Release On: 16th - October - 1951

Vote Count: 64
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Detective Story

Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.

Release On: 1st - November - 1951

Vote Count: 102
Vote Average: 7/10


Day of the Fight

American short subject documentary film in black-and-white, which is notable as the first picture directed by Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick financed the film himself, and it is based on an earlier photo feature he had done as a photographer for Look magazine in 1949. 'Day of the Fight' shows Irish-American middleweight boxer Walter Cartier during the height of his career, on the day of a fight with black middleweight Bobby James, which took place on April 17, 1950.

Release On: 26th - April - 1951

Vote Count: 103
Vote Average: 5.8/10


Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.

Release On: 10th - April - 1951

Vote Count: 73
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Bellissima

Bellissima is a satire of the film industry, and centers on a mother and daughter after the latter attends an audition.

Release On: 27th - December - 1951

Vote Count: 136
Vote Average: 7.7/10