National Film Registry

As of 12/14/2016

There are 99 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • 12 Angry Men
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • A Face in the Crowd
  • A Place in the Sun
  • A Star Is Born
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
  • A Time Out of War
  • All About Eve
  • All My Babies
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • An American in Paris
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Ben-Hur
  • Born Yesterday
  • Carmen Jones
  • D.O.A.
  • Disneyland Dream
  • Duck Amuck
  • Duck and Cover
  • Eaux d'artifice
  • Forbidden Planet
  • Free Radicals
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing
  • Giant
  • Gigi
  • Glimpse of the Garden
  • Gun Crazy
  • High Noon
  • House of Wax
  • Imitation of Life
  • In a Lonely Place
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Jailhouse Rock
  • Johnny Guitar
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • Let's All Go to the Lobby
  • Little Fugitive
  • Magical Maestro
  • Martha Graham: Dance on Film
  • Marty
  • Modesta
  • North by Northwest
  • Notes on the Port of St. Francis
  • Oklahoma!
  • On the Bowery
  • On the Waterfront
  • One Froggy Evening
  • Paths of Glory
  • Pillow Talk
  • Porgy and Bess
  • Pull My Daisy
  • Rear Window
  • Rebel Without a Cause
  • Rio Bravo
  • Roman Holiday
  • Sabrina
  • Salt of the Earth
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Shadows
  • Shane
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Some Like It Hot
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
  • The African Queen
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The Augustas
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • The Band Wagon
  • The Big Heat
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • The Court Jester
  • The Cry of Jazz
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • The Hitch-Hiker
  • The House in the Middle
  • The Hunters
  • The Incredible Shrinking Man
  • The Living Desert
  • The Naked Spur
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • The Quiet Man
  • The Searchers
  • The Tall T
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Thing from Another World
  • This Is Cinerama
  • Touch of Evil
  • Trance and Dance in Bali
  • Unmasked
  • Vertigo
  • What's Opera, Doc?
  • Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
  • Winchester '73
  • Blackboard Jungle
  • East of Eden