MOVIES 1957
Pickup Alley (1957)

Pickup Alley (1957)

Pickup Alley (1957)
IMDb: 6.1
92 min

A U.S. narcotics lead by agent Charles Sturgis (Mature) trails an international drug smuggler.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Flesh is Weak (1957)

The Flesh is Weak (1957)

The Flesh is Weak (1957)
IMDb: 6.2
88 min

Giani is a pimp who preys on the naïve, ‘just off the bus’ young women who come to post-war London for fortune.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Abandon Ship (1957)

Abandon Ship (1957)

Abandon Ship (1957)
IMDb: 7.7
100 min

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

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Plunder Road (1957)

Plunder Road (1957)

Plunder Road (1957)
IMDb: 6.9
72 min

A spectacular heist starts to unravel as the crooks take it on the lam.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Angry Men (1957)
IMDb: 8.9
96 min

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father….

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Genre: Drama
Battle Hymn (1957)

Battle Hymn (1957)

Battle Hymn (1957)
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

Battle Hymn was inspired by the true story of American minister Dean Hess, played here with rare sensitivity by Rock Hudson. A bomber pilot during World War II, Hess inadvertently…

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Genre: Drama, War
Designing Woman (1957)

Designing Woman (1957)

Designing Woman (1957)
IMDb: 6.8
118 min

A sportswriter who marries a fashion designer discovers that their mutual interests are few, although each has an intriguing past which makes the other jealous.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
The Mailbag Robbery (1957)

The Mailbag Robbery (1957)

The Mailbag Robbery (1957)
IMDb: 6.6
70 min

A gang of four would-be robbers plans to steal a fortune in currency hidden aboard the “Flying Scotsman” in a railroad stateroom by cutting through the wall of the adjacent…

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Genre: Crime
Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst (1957)

Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst (1957)

Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst (1957)
IMDb: 6.8
113 min

While sailing lawfully up the Yangste in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the open sea blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries that unexpectedly opened fire. In…

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Genre: War
The Big Land (1957)

The Big Land (1957)

The Big Land (1957)
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

Back home in Texas following the Civil War, former Confederate officer Chad Morgan (Alan Ladd) leads a cattle drive to Missouri, assuring fellow ranchers that their stock will bring $10…

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Genre: Western
Love in the Afternoon (1957)

Love in the Afternoon (1957)

Love in the Afternoon (1957)
IMDb: 7.2
130 min

Lovestruck conservatory student Ariane pretends to be just as much a cosmopolitan lover as the worldly mature Frank Flannagan hoping that l’amour will take hold.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
IMDb: 8.1
96 min

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can’t control is his younger sister, Susan, who…

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Genre: Drama
Forty Guns (1957)

Forty Guns (1957)

Forty Guns (1957)
IMDb: 7.0
80 min

An authoritarian rancher rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new Marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle queen finds herself falling for…

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Genre: Action, Western
Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

Boy on a Dolphin (1957)
IMDb: 6.2
111 min

Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold stature of a boy riding a dolphin, which…

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The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)

The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)

The Guns of Fort Petticoat (1957)
IMDb: 6.4
82 min

Opposing his commanding officer’s decision to attack a group of innocent Indians and wipe them out, Lt. Frank Hewitt leaves his post and heads home to Texas. He knows that…

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Genre: Action, War, Western
Silk Stockings (1957)

Silk Stockings (1957)

Silk Stockings (1957)
IMDb: 6.8
117 min

A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to complete…

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)
IMDb: 5.8
84 min

Giants Mollusks are released from the earth by an earthquake and start killing people.

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The Land Unknown (1957)

The Land Unknown (1957)

The Land Unknown (1957)
IMDb: 5.8
78 min

Navy Commander Hal Roberts is assigned to lead an expedition to Little America in Antartica to investigate reports of a mysterious warm water inland lake discovered a decade earlier. His…

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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
IMDb: 7.6
81 min

While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he’s shrunk in height by…

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Pal Joey (1957)

Pal Joey (1957)

Pal Joey (1957)
IMDb: 6.8
111 min

An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Old Yeller (1957)

Old Yeller (1957)

Old Yeller (1957)
IMDb: 7.3
83 min

Young Travis Coates is left to take care of the family ranch with his mother and younger brother while his father goes off on a cattle drive in the 1860s….

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

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.

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Genre: Western
Desk Set (1957)

Desk Set (1957)

Desk Set (1957)
IMDb: 7.3
103 min

A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network’s research staff.

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
3:10 to Yuma (1957)

3:10 to Yuma (1957)

3:10 to Yuma (1957)
IMDb: 7.6
92 min

Dave Evans, a small time farmer, is hired to escort Ben Wade, a dangerous outlaw, to Yuma. As Evans and Wade wait for the 3:10 train to Yuma, Wade’s gang…

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Genre: Drama, Western
The Seventh Seal (1957)

The Seventh Seal (1957)

The Seventh Seal (1957)
IMDb: 8.2
96 min

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for…

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Wild Strawberries (1957)

Wild Strawberries (1957)

Wild Strawberries (1957)
IMDb: 8.2
91 min

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along…

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Genre: Drama
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
IMDb: 7.4
107 min

In 1944, in South Pacific, the castaway Marine Corporal Allison drifts in a raft to the Tuasiva Island, where he meets Sister Angela. She tells him that she is the…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Funny Face (1957)

Funny Face (1957)

Funny Face (1957)
IMDb: 7.0
103 min

A shy Greenwich Village book clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and whisked off to Paris where she becomes a reluctant model.

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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
IMDb: 7.1
82 min

Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life’s secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to…

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A Farewell to Arms (1957)

A Farewell to Arms (1957)

A Farewell to Arms (1957)
IMDb: 5.9
152 min

A Farewell to Arms is a 1957 American drama film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay by Ben Hecht, based in part on a 1930 play by Laurence Stallings, was…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
20 Million Miles to Earth

20 Million Miles to Earth

20 Million Miles to Earth
IMDb: 6.4
82 min

When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the…

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

To save his career, an ad man wants a sex symbol to endorse a lipstick. But she wants something too: he has to pretend to be her new lover.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
The One That Got Away (1957)

The One That Got Away (1957)

The One That Got Away (1957)
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

Based on the true story of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, the only german prisoner of war captured in Britain to escape back to Germany during the Second World War.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
IMDb: 8.1
161 min

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow…

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Paths of Glory (1957)

Paths of Glory (1957)

Paths of Glory (1957)
IMDb: 8.4
88 min

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard orders his subordinate, General Mireau, to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy…

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Genre: Drama, War
An Affair to Remember (1957)

An Affair to Remember (1957)

An Affair to Remember (1957)
IMDb: 7.5
115 min

Nickie Ferrante’s return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Crime of Passion (1957)

Crime of Passion (1957)

Crime of Passion (1957)
IMDb: 6.5
86 min

Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill, but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
China Gate (1957)

China Gate (1957)

China Gate (1957)
IMDb: 6.3
97 min

Near the end of the French phase of the Vietnam War, a group of mercenaries are recruited to travel through enemy territory to the Chinese border.

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Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Sayonara (1957)

Sayonara (1957)

Sayonara (1957)
IMDb: 7.1
147 min

Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is compounded because…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Bitter Victory (1957)

Bitter Victory (1957)

Bitter Victory (1957)
IMDb: 6.9
82 min

A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel’s headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him,…

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Genre: Drama, War
The 27th Day (1957)

The 27th Day (1957)

The 27th Day (1957)
IMDb: 6.2
75 min

Five individuals from five nations, including the “Superpowers,” USA, USSR, and China, suddenly find themselves on an alien spacecraft. An alien gives each a container holding capsules. No power on…

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Hell Drivers (1957)

Hell Drivers (1957)

Hell Drivers (1957)
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

An ex-con trying to go clean ends up working for a crooked trucking company swindling money.

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