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Only rule is that a film has to be over ten years old to make this list. Otherwise, it's a free for all.

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There are 42 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • Tokyo Story

    3

  • Vertigo

    13

  • Ugetsu

    15

  • Seven Samurai

    19

  • The Earrings of Madame de...

    22

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    23

  • Some Like It Hot

    24

  • Night and Fog

    33

  • Singin' in the Rain

    34

  • The Searchers

    56

  • All About Eve

    71

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    77

  • Pather Panchali

    87

  • Touch of Evil

    89

  • Ordet

    90

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    97

  • Rashomon

    100

  • Sunset Boulevard

    102

  • All That Heaven Allows

    103

  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

    115

  • Throne of Blood

    121

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    125

  • North by Northwest

    134

  • Imitation of Life

    135

  • The Music Room

    137

  • The Seventh Seal

    151

  • Duck Amuck

    152

  • Written on the Wind

    160

  • Cairo Station

    179

  • The Night of the Hunter

    180

  • A Star Is Born

    196

  • Diabolique

    203

  • Journey to Italy

    212

  • The 400 Blows

    215

  • Pickpocket

    217

  • 12 Angry Men

    218

  • The Big Heat

    219

  • On the Waterfront

    233

  • The Life of Oharu

    237

  • Rabbit Fire

    241

  • Pickup on South Street

    244

  • Rififi

    250