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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: 6492
Vote Average: 8.5/10


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: 242
Vote Average: 7/10


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: 1590
Vote Average: 7.8/10


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: 2350
Vote Average: 8.2/10


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: 190
Vote Average: 7.1/10


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: 25th - October - 1957

Vote Count: 2212
Vote Average: 8.3/10


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: 996
Vote Average: 8.2/10


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: 561
Vote Average: 8.1/10


Funny Face

A shy Greenwich Village book clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and whisked off to Paris where she becomes a reluctant model.

Release On: 13th - February - 1957

Vote Count: 548
Vote Average: 7/10


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: 597
Vote Average: 8/10


An Affair to Remember

A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Release On: 11th - July - 1957

Vote Count: 355
Vote Average: 7.4/10


Sissi - Schicksalsjahre einer Kaiserin

After a wonderful time in Hungary Sissi falls extremely ill and must retreat to a Mediterranean climate to rest. The young empress’ mother takes her from Austria to recover in Madeira.

Release On: 18th - December - 1957

Vote Count: 271
Vote Average: 7.2/10


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: 208
Vote Average: 7/10


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: 246
Vote Average: 8/10


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: 1257
Vote Average: 8.1/10


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 disapproves 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: 333
Vote Average: 7.7/10


El jinete sin cabeza

A mute phantom hero takes on skull-masked killers, a disembodied living hand and a corpse that won't stay in its grave. This is the first in a trilogy of horror/western hybrids that also includes the films La marca de Satanás ("The Mark of Satan") and La cabeza de Pancho Villa ("The Head of Pancho Villa").

Release On: 18th - September - 1957

Vote Count: 8
Vote Average: 4.5/10


The Curse of Frankenstein

Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill.

Release On: 20th - May - 1957

Vote Count: 200
Vote Average: 6.9/10


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: 103
Vote Average: 6.2/10


3:10 to Yuma

Dan 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: 256
Vote Average: 7.2/10