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The Best Movies Of 1956
Here we collected the best movies from 1956 in order of popularity
Keep It Clean
A man invents a new cleaning machine. His brother in law offers to help him promote it and they get help from the Purity League.
The Bad Seed
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 selfishne...
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
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 city's hard-...
Our Green land
Kuťásek a Kutilka na pouti
The Proud Ones
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 crooked casino operator ...
Somebody Up There Likes Me
The story of a boxer's rise from being a juvenile delinquent to a world champ.
Mysteries of Edo
A princess in disguise, Oshichi launches an investigation to reveal the truth about the disappearance of young women in Edo.
Rumpus in the Harem
Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys need money to pay their fiancée's taxes, or the girls will be sold as slaves. Some crooks come into their restaurant and convince the ...
The all-time favourite on-screen couple of the Bengali cinema not just created many memorable romantic moments but also shattered many taboos around romance, just like in the 1956 classic ‘Sagarika’. ...
During a time of war, Lord Ogata is betrayed by two of his closest vassals and killed by his enemy, Sarashina Danjo. Ten years later, Lord Ogata's only living heir, now a skilled ninja, uses sorcery t...
Francis in the Haunted House
It's every ghost for himself in a haunted house.
The Wrong Man
In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.
In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.
Man in the Vault
A locksmith is pressured into crime when the mob makes him perform an elaborate bank robbery.
The Young Have No Time
A tale of wealthy youth in post-WWII Copenhagen.
The Wormwood Star
Documentary on occultist Marjorie Cameron.
Sissi: The Young Empress
Sissi is now the empress of Austria and attempts to learn etiquette. While she is busy being empress she also has to deal with her difficult new mother-in-law, while the arch-duchess Sophie is trying ...
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
A 400-foot (122-meter) fire-breathing dinosaur, awakened from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by hydrogen-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.
Defend My Love
A reporter is going to meet a woman he met a few years ago on a trial in which she was finally acquitted.
Childhood friends Tracy Lord and C.K. Dexter Haven got married and quickly divorced. Now Tracy is about to marry again, this time to a shrewd social-climbing businessman. C.K. still loves her. Spy mag...
Murder on Dante Street
A story about tragic events in France during the German occupation in WWII.
The Great Locomotive Chase
During the Civil War, a Union spy, Andrews, is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South so that they could destroy the railway system. However, things don't go as planned when the conduct...
In the Bag
The tourists have left behind lots of trash. Ranger Woodlore enlists his bears to clean up by turning the task into a game (and a dance), but when he takes to his hammock, they see through his ruse. P...
Deduce, You Say
Daffy Duck is a detective who is hunting for the Shorepshire Slasher.
The Girl He Left Behind
A young man is drafted and goes through the rigors of basic training, ultimately discovering the experience is also character-building. Director David Butler's 1956 film stars '50s teen favorites Tab ...
Orphan girl Gunilla (nick named Kulla-Gulla) gets sent from her orphanage to work as an housemaid at sharecropper Karlbergs household. Among her duties is to take care of Karlberg, his wife and their ...
7 Men from Now
Ben Stride, an old lawman, burns a trail of revenge across a hardscrabble landscape searching for his wife's murderers.
Love Me Tender
Elvis Prestley's first film is a Civil War drama.
Lacrime di sposa
While working as a restaurant singer to make ends meet, a young man is pushed to pursuing a musical career in spite of his girlfriend's disapproval.
The Benny Goodman Story
Young Benny Goodman is taught clarinet by a music professor. He is advised to play whichever kind of music he likes best, but to make a living, Benny begins by joining the Ben Pollack traveling band.
DEFA crime film about the smuggling of PVC across the (still open) border from East to West Berlin.
The First Traveling Saleslady
At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling barbed wire to ...
Helen of Troy
Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal Greeks, he must flee...but fate and their...
Politicians go after a small-town librarian when she refuses to ban a book. She's quickly labeled a Communist.
Up in the World
Norman is a window cleaner who has to clean a manor house with hundreds of windows. He is distracted by the son of the house who persuades him to go into town. When some villains try and kidnap the yo...
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 who exhorts his men to find M...
Lust for Life
An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, The...
Death in the Garden
Amid a revolution in a South American mining outpost, a band of fugitives - a roguish adventurer, a local hooker, a priest, an aging diamond miner and his deaf-mute daughter - are forced to flee for t...
Spring on Zarechnaya Street
An idealistic, sophisticated young woman meets a rough-around-the-edges, blue collar man and rejects him, only to find out later that they are destined for true love together, despite the fact that he...
Del brazo y por la calle
Unhappy young married couple argue and almost break up their marriage.
The Violent Years
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 gunpoint, and having makeo...
The second part of the Apu film trilogy is called The Unvanquished and it tells the story of a boy who gets a scholarship to study at a College in Calcutta. His mother is torn between wanting him to b...
Is it love or a career when it's time to make a decision?
Olympic Games 1956
A documentary covering the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne and Stockholm.
A shaggy dog is the guard at a farm's chicken coop when a lip-smacking weasel comes along, intending to gain access to the chickens.
During the First World War, the Empyrée Montmartre, a Paris music-hall, is dedicated to patriotic revues with the star being the charming Mitsou. The young artist has a lot of talent, but she is well-...
Alexander the Great
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 Great (Richard Burton), the le...
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