Year 1957

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1. The Circle (1957)

84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When Dr. Howard Latimer finds the German actress that he had just met at London Airport murdered in his flat. It leads him into the world of murder, blackmail, and a fake passport scam.

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: John Mills, Derek Farr, Noelle Middleton, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 461

2. The Snow Queen (1957)

Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him.

Director: Lev Atamanov | Stars: Vladimir Gribkov, Yanina Zheymo, Anna Komolova, Mariya Babanova

Votes: 1,938

4. The Astounding She-Monster (1957)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

A gang of crooks has kidnapped a rich heiress come up against a beautiful, but lethal alien who has crash-landed her spaceship on Earth.

Director: Ronald V. Ashcroft | Stars: Robert Clarke, Kenne Duncan, Marilyn Harvey, Jeanne Tatum

Votes: 728

5. The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March, he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry

Votes: 1,304

6. The Case of Dr. Laurent (1957)

110 min | Drama

A heartfelt plea for painless childbirth in rural France of the fifties.

Director: Jean-Paul Le Chanois | Stars: Jean Gabin, Nicole Courcel, Silvia Monfort, Henri Arius

Votes: 151

7. Confessions of Felix Krull (1957)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

Confessions of impostor Felix Krull.

Director: Kurt Hoffmann | Stars: Horst Buchholz, Liselotte Pulver, Ingrid Andree, Susi Nicoletti

Votes: 339

8. Count Five and Die (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, History, Thriller

American and British counter-espionage combine to convince the Germans the cross-channel invasion will be in the Netherlands instead of France.

Director: Victor Vicas | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Annemarie Düringer, Nigel Patrick, David Kossoff

Votes: 140

10. Dangerous Exile (1957)

Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

During the French Revolution, a French nobleman saves the 10-year-old son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette from the guillotine with the help of an English woman.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Belinda Lee, Keith Michell, Richard O'Sullivan

Votes: 203

11. Dishonorable Discharge (1957)

116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A boat en route to a treasure hunting?

Director: Bernard Borderie | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Pascale Roberts, Lino Ventura, Véronique Zuber

Votes: 94

12. Escape from Red Rock (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Western

Pursued by a posse, a rancher and a young woman, partners in crime, are chased into Indian country.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Eilene Janssen, Gary Murray, Jay C. Flippen

Votes: 26

13. Gunfire at Indian Gap (1957)

Approved | 70 min | Romance, Western

A Thrilling and Romantic Story of the Great West!

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Vera Ralston, Anthony George, George Macready, Barry Kelley

Votes: 34

14. Menace in the Night (1957)

78 min | Crime, Drama

A woman witnesses the theft of soiled banknotes from a mail delivery truck, then is threatened by the perpetrators of the crime.

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Griffith Jones, Lisa Gastoni, Vincent Ball, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 5

15. The One That Got Away (1957)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, War

A cocky German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,672

16. Seven Hills of Rome (1957)

107 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

On a train to Rome, the American singer Marc Revere meets the Italian Raffaela. He notices that she intends to work and live at her uncle's. When he gives her a ride, it turns out that said... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Mario Lanza, Renato Rascel, Marisa Allasio, Peggie Castle

Votes: 257

17. The Tarnished Angels (1957)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Story of a friendship between an eccentric journalist and a daredevil barnstorming pilot.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Jack Carson

Votes: 2,819

18. The Sea Wall (1957)

100 min | Drama

During the 1950s, in French Indochina, the Dufresne family struggles to survive amid harsh economic times and natural disasters.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Anthony Perkins, Richard Conte, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 139

19. The Truth About Women (1957)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

A man recalls his relationships with the women he loved as he tries to help another man try to understand them as well.

Director: Muriel Box | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Julie Harris, Diane Cilento, Mai Zetterling

Votes: 141

20. A Kiss for a Killer (1957)

105 min | Drama

Betty Farnwell, a rich widow living in Nice, decides to marry Philippe, a good-looking but self-interested man. No sooner has he got married than he meets bewitching young Eve, Betty's ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Henri Vidal, Mylène Demongeot, Isa Miranda, Jean-Loup Philippe

Votes: 118

what price murder

21. Seven Days from Now (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd

Votes: 1,362

22. The Abductors (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Two men plot to steal and hold for ransom the remains of President Abraham Lincoln.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Victor McLaglen, George Macready, Fay Spain, Gavin Muir

Votes: 28

23. The Abominable Snowman (1957)

85 min | Adventure, Horror

A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

Votes: 3,182

24. Across the Bridge (1957)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

Votes: 568

25. Action of the Tiger (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Carson is an American contraband runner approached by Tracy, a French woman who wants him to help rescue her brother from Albania where he is being held as a political prisoner.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom, Gustavo Rojo

Votes: 269

26. Paradise Lagoon (1957)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

In 1905, Lord Henry Loam, his family and his servants are shipwrecked on a deserted island where the survival of the fittest renders the rigid class system irrelevant.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker, Sally Ann Howes

Votes: 1,172

the admirable crichton

27. Affair in Havana (1957)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Film-Noir

Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr, Sara Shane, Lilia Lazo

Votes: 131

28. Affair in Reno (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

A female detective falls in love with a public relations man.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: John Lund, Doris Singleton, John Archer, Angela Greene

Votes: 62

29. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

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

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Votes: 25,980

30. All at Sea (1957)

Unrated | 87 min | Comedy

A seasick sea Captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper, Fred Griffiths

Votes: 809

31. All Mine to Give (1957)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 1,059

32. The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

Approved | 80 min | Sci-Fi

A military officer survives a nuclear blast, only to begin to uncontrollably grow into an increasingly unstable giant.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Glenn Langan, Cathy Downs, William Hudson, Larry Thor

Votes: 2,116

33. Quiet Flows the Don (1957)

Not Rated | 330 min | Drama, War

A six-hour long epic (original director's cut) about the life of Don Cossacs in a village in southern Russia between 1912 and 1922. The leading character Grigori Melekhov is a rugged Cossac... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Gerasimov | Stars: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

Votes: 901

and quiet flows the don

34. Apache Warrior (1957)

Approved | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Western

This is the story of the Apache Kid; how he aided in the capture of Geronimo and his band, and later became a hunted renegade himself.

Director: Elmo Williams | Stars: Keith Larsen, Jim Davis, Rodolfo Acosta, John Miljan

Votes: 75

35. April Love (1957)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A young man visiting his relatives' farm in Kentucky falls in love with their neighbor.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 588

36. Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Approved | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientists become trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, murderous giant crabs.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan, Russell Johnson, Leslie Bradley

Votes: 2,541

37. Baby Face Nelson (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

George "Babyface" Nelson became one of the most important gangsters of 1930's Chicago by making brutal robberies. In order to compete with Al Capone, he allied himself with John Dillinger.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo Gordon

Votes: 505

38. The Bachelor Party (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them. As the night wears on and the drink starts to tell, they become more confidential ... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Don Murray, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Philip Abbott

Votes: 568

39. Back from the Dead (1957)

79 min | Horror

A newly married young woman is possessed by the evil spirt of her husband's deceased first wife. The possession turns her into a scheming killer who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Peggie Castle, Arthur Franz, Marsha Hunt, Don Haggerty

Votes: 111

40. Badlands of Montana (1957)

Passed | 75 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A mayoral candidate is booted out of town after he is gulled into a gunfight and kills his rival. This western chronicles his adventures as an outlaw.

Director: Daniel B. Ullman | Stars: Rex Reason, Margia Dean, Beverly Garland, Keith Larsen

Votes: 30

41. Bailout at 43,000 (1957)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

An Air Force major feels a volatile mixture of relief and anger when he is excused from performing a dangerous test in a new aircraft.

Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: John Payne, Karen Steele, Paul Kelly, Richard Eyer

Votes: 93

42. Band of Angels (1957)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, History, Romance

Amantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South, but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 1,904

43. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Jennifer Jones, John Gielgud, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna

Votes: 418

44. Battle Hymn (1957)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

Votes: 914

45. Beau James (1957)

105 min | Biography, Drama

Biopic of the political career of Jimmy Walker, flamboyant and somewhat corrupt Mayor of New York City from 1926-1932.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Paul Douglas, Alexis Smith

Votes: 325

46. Beginning of the End (1957)

Approved | 76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a ... See full summary »

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Peter Graves, Peggie Castle, Morris Ankrum, Than Wyenn

Votes: 2,046

47. Bernardine (1957)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

High school students enter a fictional woman's name (Bernardine Mudd) in a contest. The contestant wins and hilarity ensues.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Pat Boone, Terry Moore, Janet Gaynor, Dean Jagger

Votes: 202

48. The Big Boodle (1957)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6