iCM Forum’s Favourite Movies of the 1950s Top 250

This list was compiled by users of the film forum icmforum.com.

  • Vertigo

    1

  • Seven Samurai

    2

  • 12 Angry Men

    3

  • Sunset Boulevard

    4

  • Rear Window

    5

  • The Wages of Fear

    6

  • Rashomon

    7

  • Paths of Glory

    8

  • Wild Strawberries

    9

  • All About Eve

    10

  • Diabolique

    11

  • A Man Escaped

    12

  • Singin' in the Rain

    13

  • Tokyo Story

    14

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    15

  • The Seventh Seal

    16

  • North by Northwest

    17

  • Touch of Evil

    18

  • Strangers on a Train

    19

  • The 400 Blows

    20

  • Sansho the Bailiff

    21

  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

    22

  • Ikiru

    23

  • Rififi

    24

  • Witness for the Prosecution

    25

  • The Night of the Hunter

    26

  • Ace in the Hole

    27

  • Ugetsu

    28

  • The Cranes Are Flying

    29

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    30

  • Throne of Blood

    31

  • Some Like It Hot

    32

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai

    33

  • The Young and the Damned

    34

  • In a Lonely Place

    35

  • Forbidden Games

    36

  • Ordet

    37

  • Nights of Cabiria

    38

  • Pather Panchali

    39

  • The Killing

    40

  • Rio Bravo

    41

  • On the Waterfront

    42

  • Dial M for Murder

    43

  • Orpheus

    44

  • Umberto D.

    45

  • A Face in the Crowd

    46

  • Pickpocket

    47

  • Elevator to the Gallows

    48

  • Night and Fog

    49

  • Rebel Without a Cause

    50

  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    51

  • La Strada

    52

  • High Noon

    53

  • Ballad of a Soldier

    54

  • The World of Apu

    55

  • The Hidden Fortress

    56

  • Mon Oncle

    57

  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    58

  • Kiss Me Deadly

    59

  • Diary of a Country Priest

    60

  • All That Heaven Allows

    61

  • Kanal

    62

  • Anatomy of a Murder

    63

  • Limelight

    64

  • Fires on the Plain

    65

  • Roman Holiday

    66

  • The Day the Earth Stood Still

    67

  • Ben-Hur

    68

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    69

  • The Earrings of Madame de...

    70

  • Stalag 17

    71

  • Imitation of Life

    72

  • The Incredible Shrinking Man

    73

  • Harvey

    74

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    75

  • Early Summer

    76

  • The Red Balloon

    77

  • Johnny Guitar

    78

  • Gun Crazy

    79

  • The Burmese Harp

    80

  • Aparajito

    81

  • The Searchers

    82

  • The Asphalt Jungle

    83

  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

    84

  • Smiles of a Summer Night

    85

  • The Ladykillers

    86

  • The African Queen

    87

  • Duck Amuck

    88

  • The Bad and the Beautiful

    89

  • The Life of Oharu

    90

  • The Big Heat

    91

  • The Magician

    92

  • The Music Room

    93

  • Bigger Than Life

    94

  • Written on the Wind

    95

  • The Crucified Lovers

    96

  • Sawdust and Tinsel

    97

  • Ashes and Diamonds

    98

  • Pickup on South Street

    99

  • Night and the City

    100