Tag: 1950s

Summertime (1955) 7.2

Summertime (1955)

The American secretary Jane Hudson (Katharine Hepburn) travels from Ohio to Venice. Jane is a middle-age single and lonely woman that has saved money for her dream trip. On the arrival, she immediately befriends the owne...

Saving Grace B. Jones (2009) 5.4

Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)

In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.::Anonymous...

Pluto and the Gopher (1950) 6.2

Pluto and the Gopher (1950)

A gopher sucks a flower into his hole, waking up Pluto. He chases the critter, but gets scolded by Minnie for digging up her flower bed. She pots the flower he dug up, and unknowingly includes the gopher in the pot, whic...

Food for Feudin’ (1950) 6.8

Food for Feudin’ (1950)

Chip 'n' Dale have filled a hollow tree with nuts. Pluto sticks a bone into the tree, but this triggers an avalanche of nuts - right into Pluto's doghouse. He's not at all happy about them coming after the nuts. Chip 'n ...

Grand Canyonscope (1954) 6.9

Grand Canyonscope (1954)

Donald is visiting the Grand Canyon as Ranger Woodlore narrates its various attractions. Donald tends to be a thorn in the ranger's side, bothering Native sand painters, borrowing a rain dance outfit heralding the inevit...

Trailer Horn (1950) 6.9

Trailer Horn (1950)

Chip and Dale come across Donald's house trailer. They amuse themselves by jumping on his car horn, which wakes up Donald, who chases them off. Donald heads for the swimming hole, but Chip and Dale mess with the diving b...

The Delinquents (1989) 5.6

The Delinquents (1989)

A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them....

The Slab Boys (1997) 6

The Slab Boys (1997)

Paisley, Scotland, in 1957. Three working-class lads look forward to the staff dance at the local carpet factory. Exuberant social piece of observation cinema that concentrates on the boys' obsessions with lust, music an...

Some Things That Stay (2004) 6.2

Some Things That Stay (2004)

Artist Stuart Anderson keeps moving all over the States, to inspire his painting pallet, with his wife and offspring. In 1954, they arrive in a rural town, where the kids Robert, Megan and Tamara soon feel really at home...

Dalida (2016) 6.9

Dalida (2016)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixiè...

Under the Sun (1998) 6.7

Under the Sun (1998)

Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundr...

Zero Hour! (1957) 6.6

Zero Hour! (1957)

A routine flight turns into a major emergency as passengers and crew succumb to food poisoning - is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane? If that sounds vaguely familiar, it's because 'Airplane' was a send-...

September 30, 1955 (1977) 6.4

September 30, 1955 (1977)

When Jimmy's idol, James Dean, dies on September 30, 1955, the small-town Arkansas college undergraduate goes berserk. He and his friends hold a vigil which turns into a drunk and, finally, a tragedy....

Circle of Friends (1995) 6.6

Circle of Friends (1995)

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny ...

Ode to Billy Joe (1976) 6.6

Ode to Billy Joe (1976)

At last, we're given the answers to the questions raised by the haunting 1967 Bobbie Gentry song of the same title. Eighteen- year-old Billy Joe McAllister is in love with Bobbie Lee, but her father refuses to allow her ...

The Phenix City Story (1955) 7.2

The Phenix City Story (1955)

In this semidocumentary, an Alabama town is run by a crime syndicate that's grown fat on prostitution and crooked gambling, directed at soldiers from Fort Benning across the river. Lawyer John Patterson, back from the ar...

Edge of Doom (1950) 6.4

Edge of Doom (1950)

A poor and alienated young man (Farley Granger) who is driven to murder when a priest refuses to give is deceased mother an expensive funeral. The film explores the crippling poverty that has prevented the youth from mar...

Alice Fades Away (2021) 3.3

Alice Fades Away (2021)

A troubled woman in 1950s New England stumbles upon an isolated farmhouse and is taken in by its idealistic residents - until a murderous figure from her past arrives.::Anonymous...

A King in New York (1957) 7.1

A King in New York (1957)

Due to a revolution in his country, King Shahdov comes to New York - almost broke. To get some money he goes to TV, making commercials and meets the child from communist parents. Due to this he is suddenly a suspected as...

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957) 6.4

20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

The first spaceship to visit Venus crash lands in the sea, freeing a small native Venusian creature called the Ymir. Eventually growing to enormous size, it threatens the city of Rome....

Parents (1989) 6.2

Parents (1989)

Michael Laemie (played by Brian Madorsky) is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Especially his father, Nick...

The Front Line (2011) 7.4

The Front Line (2011)

Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the ...

Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954) 7.8

Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954)

The middle age bon-vivant Max is a former gangster and close friend of his partner Riton. They have stolen eight gold bars of 12 kg each that worth 50-million francs and Max has kept them hidden for their retirement. Rit...

One Froggy Evening (1955) 8.4

One Froggy Evening (1955)

A workman finds a singing frog in the cornerstone of an old building being demolished. But when he tries to cash in on his discovery, he finds the frog will sing only for him, and just croak for the talent agent and the ...

Il Postino (1994) 7.7

Il Postino (1994)

Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this caus...

Summer with Monika (1953) 7.5

Summer with Monika (1953)

Harry Lund is a nineteen-year-old man who meets Monika, a romantic, reckless and rebellious seventeen-year-old, and they fall in love. They leave their families and jobs in their small town, Harry gets his father's boat ...

Asylum (2005) 6.1

Asylum (2005)

In the 1950s, the psychiatrist Max Raphael is hired to work as superintendent of an asylum in the outskirts of London, and he moves with his wife Stella Raphael and their son Charlie. Stella has a passionless marriage an...

Hair High (2004) 6.8

Hair High (2004)

"Hair High" is a gothic high-school comedy with a "Carrie"-like story. Cherri and Rod are the high-school king and queen and they justifiably rule their domain. Spud, the new kid in town, accidentally offends both Cherri...

Death in Small Doses (1957) 6.2

Death in Small Doses (1957)

In Washington D.C., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is concerned with the increasing number of reports about the use of illegal amphetamines among long-haul truck drivers. Such pills, known as 'bennys' or 'co-pilot...

Never Let Me Go (1953) 6.1

Never Let Me Go (1953)

Philip Sutherland is an American news writer stationed in Moscow since the war; while there he falls for a Russian ballet dancer, Marya Lamarkins, who, he finds out, learned English because she fell in love with him. The...

Sylvie’s Love (2020) 5.5

Sylvie’s Love (2020)

A woman working at her father's record store in Harlem in the late 1950s meets an aspiring saxophone player....

Plenty (1985) 6

Plenty (1985)

Susan Traherne has been irreparably changed by her wartime experiences as a Resistance fighter. She sets out in the post-war world to make her way to what she wants, no matter who is hurt, or how....

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Brecht (2019) 6.2

Brecht (2019)

Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: from provocations in the Augsburg of the First World War, to the early poetic a...

Entre Nous (1983) 7.1

Entre Nous (1983)

In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor,...

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996) 7.1

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)

The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty years. He is...

House of Dust (2013) 3.6

House of Dust (2013)

College students exploring an abandoned mental asylum accidentally shatter canisters holding the cremains of former mental patients; inhaling the dusty ash filling the air, they're soon possessed by the souls once held w...

Man of Marble (1977) 7.8

Man of Marble (1977)

In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut, who was briefly a proletariat hero, at how that heroism was created, and what became of hi...

Among Wolves (2010) 6.7

Among Wolves (2010)

A child who lived alone with wolves for 12 years....

The Secret Ways (1961) 6

The Secret Ways (1961)

Vienna, 1956. After Soviet tanks crush the Hungarian uprising, soldier-of-fortune Mike Reynolds is hired to help a threatened Hungarian scientist (Prof. Jansci) escape from Budapest. He and Julia, the professor's daughte...