Top Ten Best Movies of the 1950s

1950's: Ben-Hur came out the first movie with 11 oscars, Some Like It Hot is remaining one of the greatest comedies ever and Vertigo is shocking today too...

The Top Ten

1 Vertigo

One of Hitchock's greatest thriller with a mind-blowing end - MatrixGuy

What is vertigo?

2 12 Angry Men

Even if you made the movie today, not much would be different. Except for air conditioning, all electronics would be seized. This would be in my top 5 favorites of all-time. - westofohio

I have to agree with Matrixguy, this movie is great, just talking, but so interesting. - booklover1

3 Seven Samurai

What an amazing epic samurai movie by Akira Kurosawa

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4 Rear Window
5 Ben-Hur

The first 11oscar winning movie a superb story - MatrixGuy

6 On the Waterfront

This isn't in the top 10? - naFrovivuS

7 Sunset Boulevard

This fantastic film is definitely deserving of being in the top 3. It really takes a look into the deep, dark visions and thoughts in the physchy. I thought it was just going to be a charming Hollywood film noir, well, placed in Hollywood. But it was the opposite. This movie isn't charming. It's cruel. Dark. Stomach curling. Eye swelling. Head scratching. Gah, this film has everything. It's such a classic.

8 Sleeping Beauty

This is a great Disney movie.
I saw it with my sister - Ajkloth


9 North By Northwest
10 Cinderella

The Contenders

11 Some Like It Hot
12 Singin' in the Rain
13 Rebel Without a Cause
14 Lady and the Tramp
15 Ikiru
16 Peter Pan

My favorite!

17 Alice In Wonderland
18 The Seventh Seal
19 Paths of Glory
20 Giant
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1. North By Northwest
2. Singin' in the Rain
3. Some Like It Hot
1. 12 Angry Men
2. On the Waterfront
3. Singin' in the Rain
1. Vertigo
2. 12 Angry Men
3. North By Northwest

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