Tag: 1951

Out of Scale (1951) 7.5

Out of Scale (1951)

Donald has a ride-on sized train layout in his backyard. There's a large tree (home to Chip 'n Dale) that's out of scale, so Donald moves it while they're out; they come back to see their tree moving. No problem; one of ...

On Moonlight Bay (1951) 7.1

On Moonlight Bay (1951)

The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper ...

Ivory Hunter (1951) 6.3

Ivory Hunter (1951)

A true story about an Englishman working as a game warden in Kenya who is disgusted by the ongoing destruction of African wildlife, and decides to create a national park to protect them. He acquires more than 1000 square...

Five (1951) 6.3

Five (1951)

Five people are miraculously spared when the fall-out from a super-atomic bomb eventually kills all of the rest of humanity on earth. They are Roseanne Rogers, a pregnant woman who was in an X-ray room; Michael, a sensit...

Paris Is Always Paris (1951) 6.4

Paris Is Always Paris (1951)

A group of Italian soccer fans arrive in Paris for a match, but most of them go their separate ways to explore the sights, have a bit of an adventure, and maybe even find some romance.::Lawrence Chadbourne...

Diary of a Country Priest (1951) 7.9

Diary of a Country Priest (1951)

In Ambricourt, an idealistic young Priest (Claude Laydu) arrives to be the local parish priest. He attempts to live a Christ-like life, but his actions are misunderstood. The community of the small town does not accept h...

Bikini Baby (1951) 5.9

Bikini Baby (1951)

Marjorie Clark (Pauline Stroud) wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva, though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty competition to th...

The Galloping Major (1951) 6.4

The Galloping Major (1951)

A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.::Free-Byrd...

The Great Caruso (1951) 6.5

The Great Caruso (1951)

This film traces the life of tenor Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). He loves Musetta, in his home town of Naples, and then Dorothy, the daughter of one of the Metropolitan Opera's patrons. Caruso is unacceptable to both women'...

Operation Pacific (1951) 6.7

Operation Pacific (1951)

The submarine USS Thunderfish successfully completes a secret mission to rescue a group of orphans on a remote Pacific island. On the way back to Honolulu they encounter a Japanese aircraft carrier but the torpedoes they...

Victims of Sin (1951) 7.5

Victims of Sin (1951)

In México City, a Cuban dancer from "Cabaret Changó" rescues a baby from a garbage can and decides to raise him, but her pachuco pimp gets in her way....

Show Boat (1951) 6.9

Show Boat (1951)

The "Cotton Blossom", owned by the Hawk family, is the show boat everyone goes to for great musical entertainment down south. Julie LaVerne and her husband are the stars of the show. After a someone tells the local polic...

Native Son (1951) 6.1

Native Son (1951)

In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.::GusF...

The Mob (1951) 7.1

The Mob (1951)

Police detective Damico, outwitted by mob killer Blackie Clay, is nominally suspended; actually he goes undercover (as Tim Flynn, ex-con longshoreman) to find Clay and expose the waterfront rackets. In character, Damico ...

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) 7

The House on Telegraph Hill (1951)

Victoria has survived Nazi concentration by assuming the identity of one who died there. She arrives in San Francisco to see her "son" just as the boy's great-aunt dies leaving a lot of money to be inherited. Victoria fa...

Fortune in Diamonds (1951) 5.4

Fortune in Diamonds (1951)

As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns to the town he left three years earlier where his girl has married a disgraced English officer. Needing funds to get b...

Fireworks Over the Sea (1951) 6.1

Fireworks Over the Sea (1951)

The Kamiya family struggles to keep the town fishing association from going bankrupt as they deal with a dishonest captain and his degenerate crew....

Boyhood (1951) 6.8

Boyhood (1951)

When a family has to relocate due to the war, they are ostracized by their new community....

Bullfighter and the Lady (1951) 6.7

Bullfighter and the Lady (1951)

Johnny Regan, a U.S. citizen, goes to Mexico and takes up bullfighting as a lark, hoping to impress a Mexican beauty, Anita de la Vega. His lighthearted studying, under the tutelage of aging matador Manolo Estrada, leads...

Miss Julie (1951) 7.2

Miss Julie (1951)

Late 19th century. The young miss Julie lives in a mansion with her father. She has recently broken her engagement but is attracted to one of the servants, Jean. They spend the midsummer night together, telling each othe...

Tomahawk (1951) 6.4

Tomahawk (1951)

In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne ...

Anna (1951) 6.7

Anna (1951)

Anna, a former sexy nightclub dancer who has become a hospital nurse, is on the verge of taking the veil. One day, She recognizes Andrea, her former fiancé, among the patients. Her troubled past suddenly comes back to he...

Five Men of Edo (1951) 6.3

Five Men of Edo (1951)

During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim was to save Edo from the hatamoto...

The Good Fairy (1951) 6.6

The Good Fairy (1951)

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Ginza Cosmetics (1951) 6.9

Ginza Cosmetics (1951)

A few days in the life of a quiet geisha, single mother of a young, smart boy, in the lively Tokyo quarter of Ginza. A woman devoted to other people's needs, she will end by taking part herself in one of the many disguis...

People Will Talk (1951) 7.4

People Will Talk (1951)

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witch hunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relationship with the mysterio...

Flying Leathernecks (1951) 6.4

Flying Leathernecks (1951)

Major Daniel Kirby takes command of a squadron of Marine fliers just before they are about to go into combat. While the men are well meaning, he finds them undisciplined and prone to always finding excuses to do what is ...

On Dangerous Ground (1951) 7.3

On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Hard, withdrawn city cop Jim Wilson roughs up one too many suspects and is sent upstate to help investigate the murder of a young girl in the winter countryside. There he meets Mary Malden, whom he finds attractive and i...

Man of Straw (1951) 7.3

Man of Straw (1951)

Diederich Heßling is scared of everything and everyone. But as he grows up, he comes to realize that he has to offer his services to the powers-that-be if he wants to wield power himself. His life motto now runs: bow to ...

Submarine Command (1951) 6.3

Submarine Command (1951)

Submarine commander Ken White is forced to suddenly submerge, leaving his captain and another crew member to die outside the sub during WW II. Subsequent years of meaningless navy ground assignments and the animosity of ...

A Place in the Sun (1951) 7.8

A Place in the Sun (1951)

The young and poor George Eastman (Montgomery Clift) leaves his religious mother and Chicago, Illinois and arrives in California expecting to find a better job in the business of his wealthy uncle Charles Eastman (Herber...

Decision Before Dawn (1951) 7.2

Decision Before Dawn (1951)

WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners t...

Hollywood Story (1951) 6.7

Hollywood Story (1951)

Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famo...

The Lady with a Lamp (1951) 6.5

The Lady with a Lamp (1951)

Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle), the young 19th-century Englishwoman famously drawn to a career in nu...

Laughter in Paradise (1951) 7.1

Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Famed practical joker Henry Russell leaves 50,000 pounds to each of his four surviving relatives. But his will has one last joke - they each have to undertake a task completely out of character within a month. As each se...

The Stooge (1951) 6.9

The Stooge (1951)

Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge - Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill's jokes. But Ted begins to steal th...

The Browning Version (1951) 8.2

The Browning Version (1951)

Andrew Crocker-Harris, a classics teacher at an English school, is afflicted with a heart ailment and an unfaithful wife. His interest in his pupils wanes as he looks towards his final days in employment....

Hot Lead (1951) 5.9

Hot Lead (1951)

Recently released from prison, nice guy Dave Collins finds himself unwillingly mixed up with his old outlaw acquaintances Turk Thorne and his gang as they try to use his telegraphy talents to zero in on the arrival of a ...

Gunplay (1951) 6.3

Gunplay (1951)

A female ranch owner and her two ranch hands try to help a young boy find the man who is responsible for ordering his father's murder.::Anonymous...

Thunder on the Hill (1951) 6.8

Thunder on the Hill (1951)

Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her i...