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七人の侍

A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food.

Release On: 26th - April - 1954

Vote Count: 2444
Vote Average: 8.5/10


Rear Window

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Release On: 1st - September - 1954

Vote Count: 4806
Vote Average: 8.4/10


Animal Farm

A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong when corrupt pigs hijack it for their personal gain. Based on the socialist George Orwell’s novel “Animal Farm”, a critique of Stalinist authoritarianism.

Release On: 28th - December - 1954

Vote Count: 323
Vote Average: 6.9/10


Dial M for Murder

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When things go wrong, he improvises a new plan—to frame her for murder instead.

Release On: 29th - May - 1954

Vote Count: 1874
Vote Average: 8/10


ゴジラ

Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships are sunk near Odo Island. An expedition to the island led by Dr. Yemani soon discover something far more devastating than imagined in the form of a 50 meter tall monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan, but the rest of the world as well.

Release On: 3rd - November - 1954

Vote Count: 613
Vote Average: 7.6/10


White Christmas

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.

Release On: 14th - October - 1954

Vote Count: 356
Vote Average: 7.2/10


On the Waterfront

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.

Release On: 22nd - June - 1954

Vote Count: 1109
Vote Average: 8/10


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Release On: 23rd - December - 1954

Vote Count: 573
Vote Average: 7.1/10


River of No Return

An itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband.

Release On: 30th - April - 1954

Vote Count: 272
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Johnny Guitar

On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

Release On: 26th - May - 1954

Vote Count: 267
Vote Average: 7.5/10


The Caine Mutiny

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

Release On: 23rd - June - 1954

Vote Count: 226
Vote Average: 7.2/10


A Star Is Born

A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Release On: 1st - October - 1954

Vote Count: 202
Vote Average: 7.2/10


Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Release On: 22nd - July - 1954

Vote Count: 408
Vote Average: 7.3/10


Creature from the Black Lagoon

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.

Release On: 5th - March - 1954

Vote Count: 504
Vote Average: 6.9/10


What Every Woman Wants

Young couple Mark and Jane are forced to thrash out marital problems in a borrowed room in Jane’s parents’ tiny house. Meanwhile, Jane’s cousin, Jim - back from the war in Korea - and Mark’s involvement in left-wing politics place further strain on the relationship. Can grandfather help?

Release On: 10th - June - 1954

Vote Count: 2
Vote Average: 6/10


Vera Cruz

After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

Release On: 25th - December - 1954

Vote Count: 138
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Sabrina

Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work – busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. David is all play – technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for work, spends all his time entertaining, and has been married and divorced three times. Meanwhile, Sabrina Fairchild is the young, shy, and awkward daughter of the household chauffeur, who goes away to Paris for two years, and returns to capture David's attention, while falling in love with Linus.

Release On: 10th - September - 1954

Vote Count: 929
Vote Average: 7.6/10


Ulisses

A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war.

Release On: 6th - October - 1954

Vote Count: 109
Vote Average: 6.4/10


La strada

When Gelsomina, a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto, the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.

Release On: 23rd - September - 1954

Vote Count: 718
Vote Average: 7.9/10


山椒大夫

In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

Release On: 31st - March - 1954

Vote Count: 235
Vote Average: 8.3/10