1957 : les meilleurs films de l'année.by sarnico | created - 03 Jan 2016 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Le meilleur du cinéma à travers ses classiques majeurs : bons, très bons, excellents films et chefs-d’œuvres de l'année d'après la date de sortie au niveau mondial (classement par ordre alphabétique des titres français).
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1. Bitter Victory (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Drama, War
A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General Erwin Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved, as the Commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
2. The Lower Depths (1957)
Not Rated | 137 min | Drama
In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.
3. Throne of Blood (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.
Le château de l’araignée
4. Men in War (1957)
Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, War
During the Korean War, a battle-worn lieutenant and his platoon are behind enemy lines, and have orders to march to Hill 465 for possible relief.
5. Il Grido (1957)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama
A man wanders aimlessly, away from his town, away from the woman he loved, emotionally and socially inactive.
6. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Votes: 621,855 | Gross: $4.36M
Douze hommes en colère
7. Funny Face (1957)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.
Drôle de frimousse
8. An Affair to Remember (1957)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?
Elle et lui
9. 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.
10. Wild Strawberries (1957)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.
Les fraises sauvages
11. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Votes: 8,619 | Gross: $17.44M
Frankenstein s'est échappé
12. Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
Le grand chantage
13. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Not Rated | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
L’homme qui rétrécit
14. Edge of the City (1957)
Approved | 85 min | Drama
Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.
L’homme qui tua la peur
15. Kanal (1957)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, War
In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement.
Ils aimaient la vie
16. Aparajito (1956)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.
Votes: 9,999 | Gross: $0.17M
17. Run of the Arrow (1957)
Approved | 86 min | Western
When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.
Le jugement des flèches
18. Mother India (1957)
Not Rated | 172 min | Drama, Musical, Family
In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.
19. Le Notti Bianche (1957)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A humble clerk courts a woman who night after night awaits for the return of her lover.
20. The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak.
Votes: 39,658 | Gross: $0.75M
Les nuits de Cabiria
21. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
British POWs build a railway bridge across the river Kwai for their Japanese captors, oblivious of the Allies' plans to destroy it.
Votes: 190,645 | Gross: $44.91M
Le pont de la rivière Kwai
22. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
Votes: 13,402 | Gross: $0.02M
Quand passent les cigognes
23. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Passed | 122 min | Biography, Drama, Western
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.
Votes: 12,815 | Gross: $11.75M
Règlement de comptes à O.K. Corral
24. Curse of the Demon (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
American professor John Holden arrives in London for a parapsychology conference, only to find himself investigating the mysterious actions of Devil-worshiper Julian Karswell.
Rendez-vous avec la peur
25. The Tarnished Angels (1957)
Passed | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Story of a friendship between an eccentric journalist and a daredevil barnstorming pilot.
La ronde de l’aube
26. The Sins of Rose Bernd (1957)
85 min | Drama
Rose Bernd, a pretty farm girl, attracts the men around her against her will. Not only her boss, Christoph Flamm, a rich landowner married to an invalid woman but also Arthur Streckmann, a ... See full summary »
27. Paths of Glory (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, War
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
Les sentiers de la gloire
28. The Seventh Seal (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
Le septième sceau
29. The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A serial killer strikes again during WWII in Germany. The wrong man is arrested and a detective hunts down the real killer. But justice in Nazi Germany is not so easily administered.
Les SS frappent la nuit
30. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Votes: 96,906 | Gross: $8.18M
Témoin à charge
31. Time Without Pity (1957)
85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The day before a young man is to be executed for killing his girlfriend, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence.
Temps sans pitié
32. 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.
Trois heures dix pour Yuma
33. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
Un homme dans la foule