1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

There are 135 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • 12 Angry Men
  • The 400 Blows
  • An Affair to Remember
  • The African Queen
  • All About Eve
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • An American in Paris
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Angel Face
  • Animal Farm
  • Artists and Models
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • The Band Wagon
  • The Barefoot Contessa
  • Beat the Devil
  • Ben-Hur
  • The Big Heat
  • The Big Sky
  • The Bigamist
  • Bigger Than Life
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Burmese Harp
  • Cairo Station
  • Carmen Jones
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • The Defiant Ones
  • Diary of a Country Priest
  • Europe '51
  • Floating Weeds
  • Forbidden Games
  • Forbidden Planet
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Giant
  • Gigi
  • The Golden Coach
  • Gun Crazy
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Guys and Dolls
  • High Noon
  • High Society
  • Hill 24 Doesn't Answer
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Dracula
  • Ikiru
  • In a Lonely Place
  • The Incredible Shrinking Man
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • La Strada
  • The Lavender Hill Mob
  • Lola Montès
  • The Mad Masters
  • A Man Escaped
  • The Man from Laramie
  • Man of the West
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much
  • Marty
  • Mon Oncle
  • Mother India
  • The Music Room
  • The Naked Spur
  • Night and Fog
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • North by Northwest
  • On the Waterfront
  • Ordet
  • Orpheus
  • Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
  • Pather Panchali
  • Paths of Glory
  • The Phenix City Story
  • Pickpocket
  • Pickup on South Street
  • A Place in the Sun
  • The Quiet Man
  • Rashomon
  • Rear Window
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Ride Lonesome
  • Rio Bravo
  • Rio Grande
  • Roman Holiday
  • Salt of the Earth
  • The Searchers
  • Senso
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Shadows
  • Shane
  • Silver Lode
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Smiles of a Summer Night