1950’s

50s Movie Posters

10 Star Movies

  • I’ll Cry Tomorrow (1955) The true, heartbreaking story of broadway star Lilian Roth who faces powerful addiction problems that derail her life, multiple marriages, and her own relationship with ...
  • The Court Jester (1955) In my top 10 funniest movies of all-time, to describe how funny this movie is is impossible without seeing it.  One of the best screenplays ...
  • The Manchurian Candidate (1962) A classic thriller that introduced the concept of “psychological warfare.”  Superb performances by Frank Sinatra and “Murder She Wrote” star Angela Lansbury, as well as ...
  • Roman Holiday (1953) One of greatest movies of ever!  An adorable Audrey Hepburn reels you in..this is her first movie in a major role and the one that ...
  • North by Northwest (1959) Possibly Alfred Hitchcock’s best movie…a classic in so many ways.  A clever plot, mysterious characters, and of course leading man Cary Grant…the master of suspense ...
  • Niagara (1953) A nearly perfect movie with everything you want! Marilyn Monroe as sexy and as talented as ever, Joseph Cotten as her angry, vengeful husband, and ...
  • An Affair to Remember (1957) The perfect love story that takes twists and turns and results in one of the most memorable endings ever.  Deborah Kerr is stunning with her ...
  • Strangers on a Train (1951) Alfred Hitchcock thriller about two guys who meet on a train which leads to some very tense moments and difficult challenges.  To me, this is ...
  • Some Came Running (1958) Shirley MacLaine delivers a funny and a moving performance, and one of the best of all-time.   This movie is classic, and a truly memorable ...
  • From Here to Eternity (1953) From the Epic Book, by James Jones comes possibly the greatest movie of all-time.  At the time, it’s 14 academy awards nominations at the time ...
  • To Catch a Thief (1955) This is Alfred Hitchock’s most beautiful movie with two of the biggest stars of their era:  Grace Kelly and Cary Grant.  This is one of ...
  • Witness for the Prosecution (1957) Billy Wilder is a cinematic genius–the director of some of the craziest comedies in history, directs a masterpiece in suspense.  This movie has one of ...
  • Dial M for Murder (1954) One of the truly great plots in a movie by none other then the Master of Suspense–Alfred Hitchcock.  Of course this movie has the ever ...

9 Star Movies

  • The Killing (1956) This is a fast paced movie with a unique method of delivery which only the mind of Stanley Kubrick could develop.  The movie tracks the ...
  • Peyton Place (1957) A breathtaking movie that focuses on the moral dilemmas in small town America.  Everybody has a secret, and some people’s secrets are open to the ...
  • Carousel (1956) A remarkable musical with some of the best songs ever, great dancing, but what really makes this movie is the PLOT.  This is a movie ...
  • Witness to Murder (1954) A very underrated movie by Director Howard Hawks…also available on Netflix.  This movie is entertaining from beginning to end. Barbara Stanwyck is a little older ...
  • The Mating Season (1951) An adorable movie with a clever and hilarious plot with an Academy Award winning performance by Thelma Ritter and sexy, cute performance by  a young ...
  • The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) A very underrated Marilyn Monroe movie with a wildly funny performance by her as she outsmarts all the royalty, the advisors, the King’s enemies, and ...
  • Paths of Glory (1957) A thought provoking war film that focuses on the blinded judgment of generals who fight for politics and principle more than common sense.  This is ...
  • Sabrina (1954) Fall in love with Audrey Hepburn…her first movie, “Roman Holiday” made her a star, but “Sabrina” proved that she could become the biggest star of ...
  • A Place in the Sun (1951) A movie that draws you in with sensuality and drama as a perfect love story goes awry.  A powerful movie that won 6 Academy Awards. TWO ...
  • Some Like It Hot (1959) For some, the greatest comedy of all time, I wouldn’t go that far but this is a very funny screwball comedy with a seductive onslaught ...
  • Baby Doll (1956) Could this be the sexiest movie ever?  Maybe…a powerful tale of seduction and restraint with a beautiful 25-year old Carroll Baker whose pure beauty and ...

8 Star Movies

  • Bus Stop (1956) Marilyn Monroe in her finest performance…hard to believe that she wasn’t nominated for an Academy Award.  Marilyn Monroe is an under-appreciated talent who had the ...
  • The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) A solid and entertaining movie with some big stars and some dramatic moments that gives us an interesting message that people are not as good ...
  • Lili (1953) A whimsical adventure of a young teenage girl who learns of love and betrayal while conversing with 4 puppets who are part of an act ...

7 Star Movies

  • Funny Face (1957) Audrey Hepburn dancing and singing–showcasing her extraordinary talent.  Filmed in color this movie delights audiences with great music from George Gershwin.  The plot is average ...
  • The Defiant Ones (1958) Gritty performances from Tony Curtis and Sydney Poitier with some very memorable lines make this a somewhat predictable but etertaining show. TWO OSCAR NOMINATED PERFORMANCES IN ...
  • How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) A very entertaining film with 3 big stars who were in their prime. Marilyn Monroe is very funny and has a lot of great lines ...
  • Mogambo (1959) A fun and entertaining movie shot in Africa.  Ava Gardner in one of her best performances, and a young Grace Kelly.  Ava Gardner is sassy ...