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Films of 1956
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2. The Conqueror (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
Votes: 2,924 | Gross: $4.50M
4. The Mountain (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims.
5. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
An American physician and his wife take matters into their own hands after assassins planning to execute a foreign Prime Minister kidnap their son.
Votes: 54,464 | Gross: $10.25M
7. Rumble on the Docks (1956)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Crime drama concerning the coming-of-age of a Brooklyn-born 17-year old whose loyalty is torn between his parents' old-fashion values and a local gangster's flashy lifestyle.
8. Spin a Dark Web (1956)
Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama
A Canadian living in London is trying to succeed as a prizefighter, without much luck. He meets the sister of a local mob leader, and she soon draws him into the gang's activities. When he ... See full summary »
9. The Harder They Fall (1956)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
An ex-sportswriter is hired by a shady fight promoter to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable rising star from Argentina.
11. Tribute to a Bad Man (1956)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Western
With no law within 200 miles horse rancher Jeremy Rodak runs his spread with an iron hand and deals with rustlers even more ruthlessly.
12. Moby Dick (1956)
Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Votes: 16,184 | Gross: $10.40M
13. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Approved | 153 min | Drama, Romance, War
An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.
Votes: 3,105 | Gross: $10.88M
15. The Ten Commandments (1956)
G | 220 min | Adventure, Drama
Moses (Charlton Heston), an Egyptian Prince, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.
Votes: 59,646 | Gross: $93.74M
17. The King and Four Queens (1956)
Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.
18. Three Violent People (1956)
Approved | 100 min | Western
When Confederate officer Colt Saunders returns to his Texas ranch after the war he finds his lands wanted by carpetbaggers and by corrupt provisional government commissioners Harrison and Cable.
20. The Rainmaker (1956)
Approved | 121 min | Romance, Western
During the Depression, a con-man promises rain to a desperate drought-ridden Kansas town and marriage to a local desperate spinster.
21. Trapeze (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
22. Alexander the Great (1956)
Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (July 20/21, 356 - June 10/11, 323 B.C.), commonly known as Alexander the Great.
24. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Passed | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947.
27. Never Say Goodbye (1956)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Michael Parker (Rock Hudson) is a prominent surgeon, who unexpectedly runs into his German-born wife Lisa (Cornell Borchers), who he thought was dead. Victor (George Sanders), an artist... See full summary »
28. Star in the Dust (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Western
A Sheriff planning on legally hanging a killer, has to contend with farmers who want to lynch him, and cattlemen who want to help him escape.
29. The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Western
At the turn-of-the-century, Miss Rose Gillray (Ginger Rogers) and ex-showbiz friend Molly Wade (Carol Channing) get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets, they ... See full summary »
31. The Black Sleep (1956)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.
32. Lisbon (1956)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
High stakes battle of wits and morals between gentlemen crooks, set in beautiful Portugal. A smuggler is hired to kidnap the rich husband of an American woman who's just arrived in Lisbon, Portugal.
33. Toward the Unknown (1956)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, History, Romance
At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.
34. The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.
35. A Strange Adventure (1956)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A trio of thieves make their getaway by kidnapping a young hot-rodder, and take over a mountain cabin for a hideout after overpowering its occupants.
37. Hot Blood (1956)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical
Stephen Torino (Wilde), who is tricked by his brother Marco (Adler) into an arranged marriage with tempestuous Annie Caldash (Russell). Annie is willing to give the union a go, but Torino wants none of it.
38. Pillars of the Sky (1956)
Approved | 95 min | Action, Western
In 1868 Oregon, when the Army violates the treaty by building a road across the reservation, several tribal chiefs decide to unite their forces against the trespassing whites.
39. The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Drama
Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though ... See full summary »
41. Back from Eternity (1956)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama
When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.
43. The She-Creature (1956)
Approved | 77 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
A mysterious hypnotist reverts his beautiful assistant back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life.
44. Great Day in the Morning (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Confederate drifter wins a hotel-saloon at poker in Denver but two rival female admirers, local Union sympathizers, Southern gold miners and an orphaned boy complicate his life.
46. Come Next Spring (1956)
Approved | 92 min | Drama
In 1920s Arkansas, after a