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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: 4992
Vote Average: 7.2/10


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: 67
Vote Average: 8.1/10


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: 300
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: 1248
Vote Average: 7.7/10


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: 1060
Vote Average: 7.7/10


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: 281
Vote Average: 7.4/10


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: 830
Vote Average: 7.5/10


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: 429
Vote Average: 6.8/10


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: 221
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Superman and the Mole-Men

Reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane arrive in the small town of Silsby to witness the drilling of the world's deepest oil well. The drill, however, has penetrated the underground home of a race of small, furry people who then come to the surface at night to look around. The fact that they glow in the dark scares the townfolk, who form a mob, led by the vicious Luke Benson, intent on killing the strange people. Only Superman has a chance to prevent this tragedy.

Release On: 23rd - November - 1951

Vote Count: 45
Vote Average: 5.4/10


白痴

Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved in turn by Akama. When Akama realizes that he will never have Taeko, his thoughts turn to murder, and great tragedy ensues.

Release On: 23rd - May - 1951

Vote Count: 75
Vote Average: 7.2/10


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: 439
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Sirocco

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.

Release On: 13th - June - 1951

Vote Count: 24
Vote Average: 5.9/10


Ace in the Hole

An arrogant reporter exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career.

Release On: 29th - June - 1951

Vote Count: 487
Vote Average: 7.9/10


Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Pandora Reynolds is a woman who has never fallen in love – but one who men kill and die for. When she meets dashing and mysterious ship's captain Hendrik van der Zee, he pushes her to commit the ultimate act of love.

Release On: 13th - April - 1951

Vote Count: 72
Vote Average: 6.7/10


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: 164
Vote Average: 7.3/10


On Dangerous Ground

A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a suspected murderer.

Release On: 13th - December - 1951

Vote Count: 93
Vote Average: 6.5/10


Guardie e ladri

Esposito is a thief who cons tourists in Rome. Officer Bottoni manages to catch him and starts persecuting him. When Esposito manages to flee, Bottoni's superiors inform him that he'll lose his job if he can't catch Esposito.

Release On: 21st - December - 1951

Vote Count: 148
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Man in the White Suit

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material, but may cause a crisis in the process. After all, once someone buys one of his suits they won't ever have to fix them or buy another one, and the clothing industry will collapse overnight. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing the clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures...

Release On: 7th - August - 1951

Vote Count: 136
Vote Average: 6.9/10


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: 114
Vote Average: 7.9/10