The Complete Criterion Collection

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The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company that sells "important classic and contemporary films" in "editions that offer the highest technical quality and award-winning, original supplements."

This list contains only the official DVD and BluRay Criterion releases. It is organized by spine number and is best viewed in List View. Collections containing multiple films (whether feature length or shorts) under a single spine number have been separated out and noted as such, hence in the disparity in spine number versus actual list count.

Omitted:
Fishing with John (TV Mini-Series) • Spine #42
Beastie Boys Video Anthology • Spine #100
Tanner '88 (TV Mini-Series) • Spine #258
The Golden Age of Television (Teleplays) • Spine #495
100 Years of Olympic Films • Spine #900
The Merchant Ivory Collection
The Eclipse Collection

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There are 156 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • Seven Samurai
  • The 400 Blows
  • A Night to Remember
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
  • Summertime
  • Diabolique
  • The Wages of Fear
  • Black Orpheus
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • Orpheus
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • Variety Lights
  • Good Morning
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot
  • The Blob
  • Fiend Without a Face
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Written on the Wind
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
  • Mon Oncle
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • Rififi
  • The Hidden Fortress
  • Ordet
  • Rashomon
  • Wild Strawberries
  • The Cranes Are Flying
  • Ballad of a Soldier
  • Bob le Flambeur
  • The Horse's Mouth
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The Killers
  • Desistfilm
  • Wedlock House: An Intercourse
  • Cat's Cradle
  • Window Water Baby Moving
  • The White Sheik
  • Throne of Blood
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Night and Fog
  • Umberto D.
  • Indiscretion of an American Wife
  • Richard III
  • Tokyo Story
  • La Strada
  • Ikiru
  • Diary of a Country Priest
  • Pickup on South Street
  • Floating Weeds
  • Smiles of a Summer Night
  • The Lower Depths
  • Early Summer
  • The Golden Coach
  • French Cancan
  • Elena and Her Men
  • I Vitelloni
  • Shadows
  • Casque d'Or
  • Touchez Pas au Grisbi
  • Night and the City
  • The River
  • A Generation
  • Kanal
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • The Flowers of St. Francis
  • The Browning Version
  • Crazed Fruit
  • Le Notti Bianche
  • Ugetsu
  • Pickpocket
  • The Tales of Hoffmann
  • Forbidden Games
  • Mr. Arkadin
  • Elevator to the Gallows
  • First Man Into Space
  • The Atomic Submarine
  • Grip of the Strangler
  • Corridors of Blood
  • Fires on the Plain
  • The Burmese Harp
  • Sansho the Bailiff
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Les Enfants Terribles
  • Martha Graham: Dance on Film
  • Sawdust and Tinsel
  • Miss Julie
  • La Pointe-Courte
  • Death of a Cyclist
  • The Lovers
  • The Furies
  • Twenty-Four Eyes
  • La Ronde
  • Le Plaisir
  • The Earrings of Madame de...
  • Fan-Fan the Tulip
  • Magnificent Obsession
  • Hobson's Choice