List of American films of 1956

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TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
7th CavalryJoseph H. LewisRandolph Scott, Barbara HaleWesternColumbia Pictures
23 Paces to Baker StreetHenry HathawayVan Johnson, Vera MilesThriller20th Century Fox. From Philip MacDonald novel
Accused of MurderJoseph KaneDavid Brian, Vera Ralston, Sidney Blackmer, Lee Van CleefFilm noirRepublic
Alexander the GreatRobert RossenRichard Burton, Claire Bloom, Fredric March, Danielle DarrieuxDramaUnited Artists
The Ambassador's DaughterNorman KrasnaOlivia de Havilland, John Forsythe, Adolphe Menjou, Myrna LoyRomantic comedyUnited Artists
AnastasiaAnatole LitvakIngrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen HayesDrama20th Century Fox; Remade in 1997 film
Anything GoesRobert LewisBing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Phil Harris, Mitzi GaynorMusicalParamount. Based on 1934 play, 1936 film
Around the World in 80 DaysMichael Anderson, John FarrowDavid Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert NewtonAdventureUnited Artists. Winner of 5 Oscars, Best Picture; based on a novel by Jules Verne
At GunpointAlfred L. WerkerFred MacMurray, Dorothy MaloneWesternAllied Artists
AttackRobert AldrichJack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee MarvinWarUnited Artists
Autumn LeavesRobert AldrichJoan Crawford, Cliff RobertsonDramaColumbia
Away All BoatsJoseph PevneyJeff Chandler, George Nader, Julie AdamsWarUniversal
Baby DollElia KazanCarroll Baker, Karl Malden, Eli Wallach, Mildred DunnockDramaWarner Bros. Written by Tennessee Williams; 4 Oscar nominations
Back from EternityJohn FarrowRobert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Gene BarryDramaRKO. Remake of Five Came Back
BacklashJohn SturgesRichard Widmark, Donna ReedWesternUniversal; Remake of 1947 film
The Bad SeedJohn SturgesNancy Kelly, Patty McCormackSuspenseWarner Bros.
BandidoRichard FleischerRobert Mitchum, Ursula Thiess, Gilbert RolandWesternUnited Artists
Barbecue BrawlWilliam Hanna, Joseph BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Battle StationsLewis SeilerJohn Lund, William Bendix, Richard BooneWarColumbia [1]
The Beast of Hollow MountainEdward Nassour, Ismael RodriguezGuy Madison, Patricia MedinaHorrorUnited Artists
Behind the High WallAbner BibermanTom Tully, John GavinFilm noirUniversal
The Benny Goodman StoryValentine DaviesSteve Allen, Donna ReedBiography, MusicalUniversal Pictures
The Best Things in Life Are FreeMichael CurtizGordon MacRae, Ernest Borgnine, Dan Duryea, Sheree NorthMusical20th Century Fox
Between Heaven and HellRichard FleischerRobert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick CrawfordWar20th Century Fox
Beyond MombasaGeorge MarshallCornel Wilde, Donna ReedAdventureUnited Artists
Beyond a Reasonable DoubtFritz LangDana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney BlackmerFilm noirRKO Pictures; remade in 2009
Bhowani JunctionGeorge CukorAva Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill TraversDramaMGM
Bigger Than LifeNicholas RayJames Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter MatthauDrama20th Century Fox
The Birds and the BeesNorman TaurogGeorge Gobel, Mitzi Gaynor, David NivenMusicalParamount
The Black SleepReginald Le BorgBasil Rathbone, Lon ChaneyHorrorUnited Artists
The Black WhipCharles Marquis WarrenHugh Marlowe, Coleen Gray, Adele Mara, Angie DickinsonWestern20th Century Fox
Blackjack Ketchum, DesperadoEarl BellamyHoward Duff, Margaret FieldWesternColumbia
Blazing the Overland TrailSpencer BennetLee RobertsSerialColumbia
Blue Cat BluesHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
The Bold and the BraveLewis R. FosterMickey Rooney, Wendell CoreyWarRKO
The BossByron HaskinJohn PayneFilm NoirUnited Artists
The Bottom of the BottleHenry HathawayJoseph Cotten, Van Johnson, Ruth RomanDrama20th Century Fox
The Brass LegendGerd OswaldHugh O'Brian, Nancy Gates, Raymond BurrWesternUnited Artists
The Brave OneIrving RapperMichel Ray, Elsa CárdenasDramaRKO. Oscar for writer Dalton Trumbo
The Broken StarLesley SelanderHoward Duff, Lita BaronWesternUnited Artists
Broom-Stick BunnyChuck JonesLooney TunesAnimationWarner Bros.
Bundle of JoyNorman TaurogDebbie Reynolds, Eddie FisherComedyRKO
The Burning HillsStuart HeislerTab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Skip Homeier, Claude AkinsWesternWarner Bros.
Bus StopJoshua LoganMarilyn Monroe, Don MurrayDrama20th Century Fox; based on two plays by William Inge
Busy BuddiesHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Calling HomicideEdward BerndsBill Elliott, Kathleen CaseCrimeAllied Artists
Canyon RiverHarmon JonesGeorge Montgomery, Marcia HendersonWesternAllied Artists
CarouselHenry KingShirley Jones, Gordon MacRaeMusical20th Century Fox; based on play
The Catered AffairRichard BrooksBette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest BorgnineDramaMGM; from teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky
Cha-Cha-Cha Boom!Fred F. SearsStephen Dunne, Helen GraycoMusicalColumbia
ComancheGeorge ShermanDana Andrews, Kent Smith, Nestor PaivaWesternUnited Artists
Come Next SpringR. G. SpringsteenAnn Sheridan, Steve Cochran, Walter BrennanDramaRepublic
The Come OnRussell BirdwellAnne Baxter, Sterling HaydenDramaAllied Artists
Commotion on the OceanJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Congo CrossingJoseph PevneyVirginia Mayo, George Nader, Peter LorreFilm noirUniversal
The ConquerorDick PowellJohn Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro ArmendárizAdventureRKO
The Court JesterMelvin Frank, Norman PanamaDanny Kaye, Basil Rathbone, Angela LansburyComedyParamount
Crashing Las VegasJean YarbroughLeo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Mary CastleComedyAllied Artists
The Creature Walks Among UsJohn SherwoodJeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh SnowdenScience fictionUniversal
CreepsJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Crime Against JoeLee SholemJulie London, John BromfieldCrime dramaUnited Artists
Crime in the StreetsDon SiegelJames Whitmore, John CassavetesCrime dramaAllied Artists
Crowded ParadiseFred PressburgerHume Cronyn, Nancy KellyDrama
A Cry in the NightFrank TuttleNatalie Wood, Edmond O'Brien, Raymond BurrThrillerWarner Bros.
Curucu, Beast of the AmazonCurt SiodmakJohn Bromfield, Beverly GarlandAdventureUniversal
A Day of FuryHarmon JonesDale Robertson, Mara Corday, Jock MahoneyWesternUniversal
D-Day the Sixth of JuneHenry KosterRobert Taylor, Richard ToddWar20th Century Fox
Dakota IncidentLewis R. FosterDale Robertson, Linda Darnell, John LundWesternRepublic
Dance with Me, HenryCharles BartonBud Abbott and Lou CostelloComedyUnited Artists; final Abbott and Costello film
Daniel Boone, Trail BlazerIsmael RodríguezBruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr.AdventureRepublic
Davy Crockett and the River PiratesNorman FosterFess Parker, Buddy EbsenWesternDisney
Death of a ScoundrelCharles MartinGeorge Sanders, Zsa Zsa GaborDramaRKO
Deduce, You Say!Chuck JonesAnimationWarner Bros.
The Desperados Are in TownKurt NeumannRobert Arthur, Kathleen NolanWestern20th Century Fox
DianeDavid MillerLana Turner, Roger Moore, Pedro ArmendárizDramaMGM
Dig That UraniumEdward BerndsLeo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Mary Beth HughesComedyAllied Artists
Don't Knock the RockFred F. SearsAlan Dale, Fay BakerMusicalColumbia
Down Beat BearHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Earth vs. the Flying SaucersFred F. SearsHugh Marlowe, Joan TaylorScience fictionColumbia
The Eddy Duchin StoryGeorge SidneyTyrone Power, Kim NovakBiographyColumbia
Edge of HellHugo HaasHugo Haas, Jeffrey StoneFilm noirUniversal [2]
The Egg and JerryHanna-BarberaAnimationMGM
Emergency HospitalLee SholemWalter Reed, Margaret LindsayDramaUnited Artists
Everything but the TruthJerry HopperMaureen O'Hara, John ForsytheComedyUniversal
The Fastest Gun AliveRussell RouseGlenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick CrawfordWesternMGM
Feedin' the KiddieHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Fighting TroubleGeorge BlairHuntz Hall, Stanley Clements, Adele JergensComedyAllied Artists
Fire Maidens from Outer SpaceCy RothAnthony Dexter, Susan ShawSci-fi
The First TexanByron HaskinJoel McCrea, Felicia Farr, Jeff MorrowWesternAllied Artists
The First Traveling SalesladyArthur LubinGinger Rogers, Carol ChanningWesternRKO
Flagpole JittersJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Flame of the IslandsEdward LudwigYvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff, Zachary ScottFilm noirRepublic
Flesh and the SpurEdward L. CahnMarla English, Mike ConnorsWestern
Flight to Hong KongJoseph M. NewmanRory Calhoun, Barbara RushFilm NoirUnited Artists
The Flying SorceressHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Forbidden PlanetFred M. WilcoxLeslie Nielsen, Walter Pidgeon, Anne FrancisScience fictionMGM
For Crimin' Out LoudJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Foreign IntrigueSheldon ReynoldsRobert Mitchum, Geneviève Page, Ingrid ThulinThrillerUnited Artists
Forever, DarlingAlexander HallLucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, James MasonRomantic comedyMGM
Friendly PersuasionWilliam WylerGary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony PerkinsDramaAllied Artists. Set in American Civil War; 6 Oscar nominations
Frontier WomanRon OrmondCindy Carson, Lance Fuller, Ann KelleyWestern
Full of LifeRichard QuineJudy Holliday, Richard ConteDramaColumbia
Fury at Gunsight PassFred F. SearsDavid Brian, Neville BrandWesternColumbia
GabyCurtis BernhardtLeslie Caron, John KerrDramaMGM
Ghost TownAllen H. MinerKent Taylor, John SmithWesternUnited Artists
GiantGeorge StevensRock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Mercedes McCambridge, Chill Wills, Dennis Hopper, Sal MineoWarner Bros. Dramabased on Edna Ferber novel; 10 Oscar nominations; James Dean's final film
The Girl Can't Help ItFrank TashlinJayne Mansfield, Tom EwellComedy20th Century Fox
The Girl He Left BehindDavid ButlerNatalie Wood, Tab HunterRomanceWarner Bros.
Girls in PrisonEdward L. CahnRichard Denning, Joan Taylor, Mae MarshSexploitationA.I.P.
GloryDavid ButlerMargaret O'Brien, Walter BrennanMusicalRKO
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!Ishirō HondaRaymond Burr, Takashi ShimuraScience fictionEmbassy
Good-bye, My LadyWilliam A. WellmanBrandon deWilde, Walter BrennanDramaWarner Bros.
Great Day in the MorningJacques TourneurRobert Stack, Virginia Mayo, Ruth RomanDramaRKO
The Great Locomotive ChaseFrancis D. LyonFess Parker, Jeffrey HunterActionDisney
The Great American PastimeHerman HoffmanTom Ewell, Ann MillerComedyMGM
The Great ManJosé FerrerJosé Ferrer, Julie London, Ed WynnDramaUniversal
Gun BrothersSidney SalkowBuster Crabbe, Ann RobinsonWesternUnited Artists
Gun the Man DownAndrew V. McLaglenJames Arness, Angie DickinsonWesternUnited Artists
GunslingerRoger CormanJohn Ireland, Beverly GarlandWestern
Happy Go DuckyHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
The Harder They FallMark RobsonHumphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan SterlingDramaColumboa
He Laughed LastBlake EdwardsFrankie Laine, Anthony DexterComedyColumbia
Helen of TroyRobert WiseRossana Podestà, Jacques Sernas, Cedric Hardwicke, Janette ScottDramaWarner Bros.
Hidden GunsAlbert C. GannawayBruce Bennett, Richard Arlen, Angie DickinsonWesternRepublic
High SocietyCharles WaltersGrace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Frank SinatraMusical comedyMGM; remake of The Philadelphia Story
Hilda CranePhilip DunneJean Simmons, Guy MadisonDrama20th Century Fox
Hold Back the NightAllan DwanJohn Payne, Mona Freeman, Peter GravesWar dramaAllied Artists
Hollywood or BustFrank TashlinDean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Anita EkbergComedyParamount; 16th & final Martin and Lewis film
Hooked BearAnimationDisney's Humphrey the Bear series
Hot BloodNicholas RayJane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Joseph CalleiaDramaColumbia
Hot CarsHot CarsJohn Bromfield, Joi LansingCrimeUnited Artists
Hot Rod GirlLeslie MartinsonLori Nelson, Chuck ConnorsActionA.I.P.
Hot ShotsJean YarbroughBowery Boys, Joi LansingComedyAllied Artists
Hot StuffJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
The Houston StoryWilliam CastleBarbara Hale, Gene BarryDramaColumbia
Huk!John BarnwellGeorge Montgomery, Mona FreemanDramaUnited Artists
Husbands BewareJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
I Killed Wild Bill HickokRichard TalmadgeTom Brown, Virginia GibsonWestern
In the BagJack HannahAnimationDisney
Indestructible ManJack PollexfenLon Chaney Jr., Ross ElliottHorrorAllied Artists
The Indian FighterAndré de TothKirk Douglas, Walter MatthauWesternUnited Artists
Inside DetroitFred F. SearsPat O'Brien, Dennis O'KeefeFilm NoirColumbia
The Intimate StrangerJoseph LoseyRichard Basehart, Mary MurphyDrama
Invasion of the Body SnatchersDon SiegelKevin McCarthy, Dana WynterScience fictionAllied Artists; based on Jack Finney novel; remade in 1978
Invitation to the DanceGene KellyGene Kelly, Tamara Toumanova, BelitaMusicalMGM
The Iron PetticoatRalph ThomasKatharine Hepburn, Bob HopeComedyMGM
It Conquered the WorldRoger CormanPeter Graves, Beverly GarlandScience fictionA.I.P.
I've Lived BeforeRichard BartlettJock Mahoney, Leigh Snowden, Ann HardingDramaUniversal

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
JaguarGeorge BlairSabu, Barton MacLaneAdventureRepublic
Johnny Concho Don McGuireFrank Sinatra, Phyllis KirkDramaUnited Artists
JubalDelmer DavesGlenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod SteigerWesternColumbia
JulieAndrew L. StoneDoris Day, Louis JourdanThrillerMGM
The Kettles in the OzarksCharles LamontMarjorie Main, Arthur HunnicuttComedyUniversal
The Killer Is LooseBudd BoetticherJoseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.Film noirUnited Artists
The KillingStanley KubrickSterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Marie Windsor, Vince EdwardsFilm noirUnited Artists
The King and Four QueensRaoul WalshClark Gable, Eleanor ParkerWesternUnited Artists
The King and IWalter LangYul Brynner, Deborah KerrMusical20th Century Fox; winner of 5 Academy Awards
A Kiss Before DyingGerd OswaldRobert Wagner, Joanne Woodward, Virginia LeithThrillerUnited Artists; remade in 1991
The Last HuntRichard BrooksRobert Taylor, Stewart GrangerWesternMGM
The Last WagonDelmer DavesRichard Widmark, Felicia FarrWestern20th Century Fox
The Leather SaintAlvin GanzerPaul Douglas, John DerekDramaParamount
The Lieutenant Wore SkirtsFrank TashlinTom Ewell, Sheree NorthComedy20th Century Fox
LisbonRay MillandMaureen O'Hara, Yvonne FurneauxCrimeRepublic
The Lone RangerStuart HeislerClayton Moore, Jay SilverheelsWesternWarner Bros.
Love Me TenderRobert D. WebbElvis Presley, Debra PagetWestern20th Century Fox. Presley's first film
Lust for LifeVincente Minnelli, George CukorKirk Douglas, Anthony QuinnBiographyMGM; story of Vincent van Gogh; Oscar for Quinn
Magnificent RoughnecksSherman A. RoseJack Carson, Mickey Rooney, Nancy GatesComedyAllied Artists
Man BeastJerry WarrenRock Madison, Asa Maynor, George SkaffHorror[3].[4]
Man from Del RioHarry HornerAnthony Quinn, Katy JuradoWesternUnited Artists
The Man in the Gray Flannel SuitNunnally JohnsonGregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Keenan Wynn, Lee J. CobbDrama20th Century Fox. Based on Sloan Wilson novel
Man in the VaultAndrew V. McLaglenAnita Ekberg, Karen SharpeCrimeRKO
The Man Is ArmedFranklin AdreonDane Clark, William Talman, May WynnCrimeRepublic
The Man Who Knew Too MuchAlfred HitchcockDoris Day, James StewartFilm noirParamount; remake of 1934 film; Oscar for Best Song
The Man Who Never WasRonald NeameClifton Webb, Gloria GrahameDrama20th Century Fox
ManfishW. Lee WilderJohn Bromfield, Lon Chaney Jr.AdventureUnited Artists
MassacreLouis KingDane Clark, Martha RothWestern20th Century Fox
The Maverick QueenJoseph KaneBarbara Stanwyck, Barry SullivanWesternRepublic
Meet Me in Las VegasRoy RowlandCyd Charisse, Dan DaileyMusicalMGM
Menace from Outer SpaceHollingsworth MorseRichard Crane, Sally MansfieldScience fiction
Miami ExposeFred F. SearsLee J. Cobb, Patricia MedinaFilm noirColumbia
Miracle in the RainRudolph MatéJane Wyman, Van JohnsonRomanceWarner Bros.
Mobs, Inc.William AsherMarjorie Reynolds, Lisa HowardCrime
Moby DickJohn HustonGregory Peck, Richard Basehart, James Robertson JusticeAdventureWarner Bros. Based on Herman Melville novel
MohawkKurt NeumannScott Brady, Allison Hayes, Lori Nelson, Rita GamWestern20th Century Fox
The Mole PeopleVirgil W. VogelJohn Agar, Hugh BeaumontScience fictionUniversal
The MountainEdward DmytrykSpencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire TrevorDramaParamount
Mr. B NaturalPhil PattonShortMST3K short
Mucho MouseHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Muscle Beach TomHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Naked GunEddie DewWillard Parker, Mara CordayWestern[5]
Navy WifeEdward BerndsJoan Bennett, Gary MerrillComedyAllied Artists
Never Say GoodbyeJerry HopperRock Hudson, Cornell BorchersComedy
Drama
Romance
Universal; Remake of 1946 film
NightmareMaxwell ShaneEdward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie RussellFilm noirUnited Artists; Remake of 1942 film
The Oklahoma WomanRoger CormanPeggie Castle, Richard DenningWesternA.I.P.
On the Threshold of SpaceRobert D. WebbGuy Madison, Virginia Leith, John HodiakScience fiction20th Century Fox; Hodiak's final film
Once Upon a HoneymoonGower ChampionVirginia GibsonMusicalShort subject
The Opposite SexDavid MillerJune Allyson, Joan Collins, Ann Sheridan, Ann MillerMusicalMGM; remake of The Women
Our Miss BrooksAl LewisEve Arden, Gale GordonComedyWarner Bros.; film version of TV series
Outside the LawJack ArnoldRay Danton, Leigh Snowden, Grant WilliamsFilm noirUniversal
Over-ExposedLewis SeilerCleo Moore, Richard CrennaFilm noirColumbia
PardnersNorman TaurogDean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Agnes Moorehead, Lori NelsonWestern comedyParamount. 15th Martin and Lewis film
PatternsFielder CookVan Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice StraightDramaUnited Artists
The PeacemakerTed PostJames Mitchell, Rosemarie BoweWesternUnited Artists
Perils of the WildernessSpencer BennetEvelyn Anderson, Dennis MooreSerialColumbia
Pillars of the SkyGeorge MarshallJeff Chandler, Dorothy MaloneWesternUniversal
Please Murder MePeter GodfreyRaymond Burr, Angela LansburyFilm noirDistributors Corp.
The Power and the PrizeHenry KosterRobert Taylor, Burl IvesDramaMGM
The Price of FearAbner BibermanMerle Oberon, Lex BarkerFilm noirUniversal
The Proud and ProfaneGeorge SeatonWilliam Holden, Deborah KerrDramaParamount; 2 Oscar nominations
The Proud OnesRobert D. WebbRobert Ryan, Virginia MayoWestern20th Century Fox
Quincannon, Frontier ScoutLesley SelanderTony Martin, Peggie CastleWesternUnited Artists
Rabbitson CrusoeFriz FrelengBugs BunnyAnimationWarner Bros.
The RackArnold LavenPaul Newman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Anne FrancisWar dramaMGM. From a teleplay by Rod Serling
The RainmakerJoseph AnthonyKatharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Wendell CoreyDramaParamount; 2 Oscar nominations
Ransom!Alex SegalGlenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie NielsenCrime dramaMGM; remade in 1996
Raw EdgeJohn SherwoodRory Calhoun, Yvonne De CarloWesternUniversal
The Rawhide YearsRudolph MatéTony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur KennedyWesternUniversal
Rebel in TownAlfred L. WerkerRuth Roman, John PayneWesternUnited Artists
Red SundownJack ArnoldRory Calhoun, Martha Hyer, Dean JaggerWesternUniversal
Reprisal!George ShermanGuy Madison, Felicia Farr, Kathryn GrantWesternColumbia
The Revolt of Mamie StoverRaoul WalshJane Russell, Richard EganDrama20th Century Fox
Ride the High IronDon WeisDon Taylor, Sally Forrest, Raymond BurrDramaColumbia
Rock Around the ClockFred F. SearsBill Haley & His CometsMusicalColumbia; inspired by song
Rock, Pretty BabyRichard BartlettSal Mineo, John Saxon, Luana PattenComedyUniversal
Rock, Rock, RockWill PriceChuck Berry, Tuesday WeldMusical
Rumble on the DocksFred F. SearsJames DarrenFilm noirColumbia
Rumpus in the HaremJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Runaway DaughtersEdward CahnMarla English, Mary Ellen Kay, Anna StenDramaA.I.P.
Running TargetMarvin WeinsteinDoris DowlingWesternUnited Artists
Run for the SunRoy BoultingRichard Widmark, Trevor Howard, Jane GreerAdventure, ThrillerUnited Artists

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
SantiagoGordon DouglasAlan Ladd, Rossana PodestàThrillerWarner Bros.
Scandal IncorporatedEdward MannRobert Hutton, Patricia WrightCrimeRepublic
The Scarlet HourMichael CurtizCarol Ohmart, Tom Tryonfilm noirParamount
Scheming SchemersJules WhiteThe Three StoogesShortColumbia
Screaming EaglesCharles F. HaasTom Tryon, Martin MilnerWarAllied Artists
The Search for Bridey MurphyNoel LangleyTeresa Wright, Louis HaywardDramaParamount
The SearchersJohn FordJohn Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Ken Curtis, Natalie WoodWesternWarner Bros.; voted best American western
Secret of Treasure Mountain Seymour FriedmanValerie French, Raymond BurrWesternColumbia
SerenadeAnthony MannMario Lanza, Joan Fontaine, Sara MontielMusicalWarner Bros.
Seven Men from NowBudd BoetticherRandolph Scott, Lee MarvinWesternWarner Bros.
Seven Wonders of the WorldTay Garnett & othersLowell ThomasDocumentary
Shake, Rattle & Rock!Edward L. CahnMike Connors, Lisa GayeMusicalA.I.P.
The SharkfightersJerry HopperVictor Mature, Karen SteeleAdventureUnited Artists
The She-CreatureEdward L. CahnMarla English, Chester MorrisSci-fiA.I.P.
Showdown at AbileneCharles F. HaasJock Mahoney, Martha Hyer, Lyle BettgerWesternUniversal [6]
Singing in the DarkMax NosseckMoishe Oysher, Joey AdamsDrama
SlanderRoy RowlandVan Johnson, Ann BlythDramaMGM
Slightly ScarletAllan DwanJohn Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene DahlFilm noirRKO
The Solid Gold CadillacRichard QuineJudy Holliday, Paul DouglasComedyColumbia
Somebody Up There Likes MeRobert WisePaul Newman, Pier Angeli, Sal MineoDrama, BiographyMGM. Story of Rocky Graziano; won two Oscars
Stagecoach to FuryWilliam ClaxtonForrest Tucker, Mari BlanchardWestern20th Century Fox
Star in the DustCharles F. HaasJohn Agar, Mamie Van Doren, Richard BooneWesternUniversal
The Steel JungleWalter DonigerPerry Lopez, Beverly Garland, Walter AbelCrimeWarner Bros.
Storm CenterDaniel TaradashBette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim HunterDramaColumbia
A Strange AdventureWilliam WitneyJoan Evans, Ben CooperDramaRepublic
Strange IntruderIrving RapperIda Lupino, Edmund PurdomDrama
Stranger at My DoorWilliam WitneyMacdonald Carey, Patricia MedinaWesternRepublic
The SwanCharles VidorGrace Kelly, Louis Jourdan, Alec GuinnessRomanceMGM; remake of 1925 film
Tea and SympathyVincente MinnelliDeborah Kerr, John KerrDramaMGM; based on the play
The Teahouse of the August MoonDaniel MannMarlon Brando, Glenn FordComedyMGM; based on the play
Teenage RebelEdmund GouldingGinger Rogers, Michael RennieDrama20th Century Fox. 2 Oscar nominations
The Ten CommandmentsCecil B. DeMilleCharlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Edward G. Robinson, Anne Baxter, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Vincent Price, Martha Scott, Judith Anderson, Nina FochParamount. Biblical epicremake of 1923 film; 7 Oscar nominations; 219 minutes; DeMille's final film
Tension at Table RockCharles Marquis WarrenDorothy Malone, Richard EganWesternRKO
Terror at MidnightFranklin AdreonScott Brady, Joan VohsCrimeRepublic
That Certain FeelingMelvin FrankBob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, Pearl Bailey, George Sanders, Jerry MathersComedyParamount
There's Always TomorrowDouglas SirkBarbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Patricia CrowleydramaUniversal; Remake of 1934 film
These Wilder YearsRoy RowlandJames Cagney, Barbara StanwyckDramaMGM
Three Bad SistersGilbert KayMarla English, John BromfieldDramaUnited Artists
Three Brave MenPhilip DunneRay Milland, Ernest Borgnine, Nina FochDrama20th Century Fox
Thunder Over ArizonaJoseph KaneSkip Homeier, Kristine MillerWesternRepublic
Time TableMark StevensMark Stevens, Felicia FarrFilm noirUnited Artists
Timid TabbyHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Tom's Photo FinishHanna-BarberaTom and JerryAnimationMGM
Toward the UnknownMervyn LeRoyWilliam Holden, Virginia LeithDramaWarner Bros.
The Toy TigerJerry HopperLaraine Day, Jeff ChandlerComedyUniversal
TrapezeCarol ReedBurt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Thomas GomezDramaUnited Artists; Silver Bear award for Lancaster
Tribute to a Bad ManRobert WiseJames Cagney, Stephen McNally, Don Dubbins, Irene Papas, Vic MorrowWesternMGM
The Unguarded MomentHarry KellerEsther Williams, George Nader, John Saxon, Edward AndrewsFilm noirUniversal
Uranium BoomWilliam CastleDennis Morgan, William TalmanDramaColumbia
The Vagabond KingMichael CurtizKathryn Grayson, Rita MorenoAdventureParamount; Grayson's final film
The Violent YearsWilliam MorganJean MoorheadCrime
Walk the Proud LandJesse HibbsAudie Murphy, Anne BancroftWesternUniversal
War and PeaceKing VidorAudrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman, Herbert Lom, Anita Ekberg, Helmut Dantine, May BrittDrama, EpicParamount; based on Leo Tolstoy novel; 3 Oscar nominations; 208 minutes
The WerewolfFred F. SearsJoyce Holden, Steven RitchHorrorColumbia
Westward Ho the Wagons!William BeaudineFess Parker, Kathleen CrowleyWesternDisney
When Gangland StrikesR. G. SpringsteenRaymond Greenleaf, Marjie MillarCrimeRepublic
While the City SleepsFritz LangDana Andrews, Vincent Price, Ida Lupino, Howard Duff, Rhonda Fleming, George SandersFilm noirRKO
The White SquawRay NazarroDavid Brian, May WynnWesternColumbia
Wideo WabbitBugs BunnyAnimation
The Wild PartyHarry HornerAnthony Quinn, Carol OhmartDramaUnited Artists
A Woman's DevotionPaul HenreidJanice Rule, Ralph MeekerFilm noirRepublic
The Women of Pitcairn IslandJean YarbroughLynn Bari, Sue EnglandDrama20th Century Fox
Women Without MenElmo WilliamsBeverly Michaels, Joan RiceDramaHammer Films
World in My CornerJesse HibbsAudie Murphy, Barbara RushDramaUniversal
World Without EndEdward BerndsHugh Marlowe, Nancy GatesScience fictionAllied Artists
Written on the WindDouglas SirkRock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy MaloneDramaUniversal; Oscar for Malone
The Wrong ManAlfred HitchcockHenry Fonda, Vera MilesFilm noirWarner Bros.
X the UnknownLeslie NormanDean Jagger, Edward ChapmanSci-fi
Yaqui DrumsJean YarbroughRod Cameron, Mary CastleWesternAllied Artists
You Can't Run Away from ItDick PowellJune Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles BickfordMusicalColumbia
The Young GunsAlbert BandRuss Tamblyn, Gloria TalbottWesternAllied Artists

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