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The King and I (1956)

The King and I (1956)

The King and I (1956)
IMDb: 7.4
133 min

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a…

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Alexander the Great (1956)

Alexander the Great (1956)

Alexander the Great (1956)
IMDb: 5.8
141 min

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god – this was Alexander the…

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War and Peace (1956)

War and Peace (1956)

War and Peace (1956)
IMDb: 6.8
208 min

Napoleon’s tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Searchers (1956)

The Searchers (1956)

The Searchers (1956)
IMDb: 8.0
119 min

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

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While the City Sleeps (1956)

While the City Sleeps (1956)

While the City Sleeps (1956)
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

Newspaper men compete against each other to find a serial killer dubbed “The Lipstick Killer”

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Proud Ones (1956)

The Proud Ones (1956)

The Proud Ones (1956)
IMDb: 7.0
94 min

Robert Ryan plays an aging sheriff responsible for law and order in a frontier cattle town. Virginia Mayo plays his fiancee. As if handling wild cattle drovers isn’t enough, a…

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Genre: Action, Western
The Violent Years (1956)

The Violent Years (1956)

The Violent Years (1956)
IMDb: 2.9
65 min

A newspaper publisher’s daughter suffers from neglect by her parents. She and her friends turn to crime by dressing up like men, holding up gas stations, raping young men at…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Trapeze (1956)

Trapeze (1956)

Trapeze (1956)
IMDb: 6.9
105 min

A pair of men try to perform the dangerous “triple” in their trapeze act. Problems arise when the duo is made into a trio following the addition of a sexy…

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Genre: Drama
The Bad Seed (1956)

The Bad Seed (1956)

The Bad Seed (1956)
IMDb: 7.5
129 min

Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark and his wife, Christine, dote on their daughter, Rhoda — as does their lonely landlady, Monica Breedlove. But self-centered Rhoda has a secret tendency for…

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Moby Dick (1956)

Moby Dick (1956)

Moby Dick (1956)
IMDb: 7.4
116 min

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Gamma People (1956)

The Gamma People (1956)

The Gamma People (1956)
IMDb: 5.3
76 min

An American reporter smells a story when he is stranded in an Iron Curtain country where the local dictator is using gamma rays to transform children into mutated henchmen.

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Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
IMDb: 6.7
119 min

In the opening years of World War II the Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open and the British Isles supplied. Of great…

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The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)
IMDb: 6.6
92 min

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…

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Genre: Drama
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

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Carousel (1956)

Carousel (1956)

Carousel (1956)
IMDb: 6.8
128 min

Billy Bigelow has been dead for 15 years. Now outside the pearly gates, he long ago waived his right to go back to Earth for a day. He has heard…

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Hilda Crane (1956)

Hilda Crane (1956)

Hilda Crane (1956)
IMDb: 6.5
87 min

After two failed marriages, a disillusioned woman returns to her hometown to start life anew. Director Philip Dunne’s 1956 drama stars Jean Simmons, Guy Madison, Jean Pierre Aumont, Judith Evelyn,…

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Genre: Drama
D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)

D-Day the Sixth of June (1956)
IMDb: 6.0
106 min

En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.

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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)
IMDb: 7.0
80 min

A newspaper publisher, wanting to prove a point about the insufficiency of circumstantial evidence, talks his possible son-in-law Tom into a hoax in an attempt to expose ineptitude of the…

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Genre: Crime, Drama