1955

Diabolique 1955

The wife and mistress of a sadistic boarding school headmaster plot to kill him. They drown him in the bathtub and dump the body in the school's filthy swimming pool... but when the pool is drained, the body has disappeared - and subsequent reported sightings of the headmaster slowly drive his 'killers' (and the audience) up the wall with almost unbearable suspense...

Category: Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Simone Signoret,Véra Clouzot,Paul Meurisse,Charles Vanel

8.1 IMDB Rating 850 Views
The Seven Year Itch 1955

With his family away for their annual summer holiday, New Yorker Richard Sherman decides he has the opportunity to live a bachelor's life - to eat and drink what he wants and basically to enjoy life without wife and son. The beautiful but ditsy blond from the apartment above his catches his eye and they soon start spending time together. It's all innocent though there is little doubt that Sherman is attracted to her. Any lust he may be feeling is played out in his own imagination however.

Category: Comedy, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Marilyn Monroe,Tom Ewell,Evelyn Keyes,Sonny Tufts

7.2 IMDB Rating 978 Views
Rebel Without a Cause 1955

Jim Stark is the new kid in town. He has been in trouble elsewhere; that's why his family has had to move before. Here he hopes to find the love he doesn't get from his middle-class family. Though he finds some of this in his relation with Judy, and a form of it in both Plato's adulation and Ray's real concern for him, Jim must still prove himself to his peers in switchblade knife fights and "chickie" games in which cars race toward a seaside cliff.

Category: Drama, Movies

Stars: James Dean,Natalie Wood,Sal Mineo,Jim Backus

7.8 IMDB Rating 1,149 Views
Pather Panchali 1955

The story of a young boy, Apu, and life in his small Indian village. His parents are quite poor - his father Harihar, a writer and poet, gave away the family's fruit orchard to settle his brother's debts. His sister Durga and an old aunt also still lives with them. His mother Sarbojaya bears the brunt of the family's situation. She scrapes by and sells her personal possessions to put food on the table and has to bear the taunts of her neighbors as Durga is always stealing fruit from their orchard. Things get worse when Harihar disappears for five months and Durga falls ill. Even after Harihar returns, the family is left with few alternatives.

Category: Drama, Movies

Stars: Kanu Bannerjee,Karuna Bannerjee,Chunibala Devi,Uma Das Gupta

8.4 IMDB Rating 865 Views
East of Eden 1955

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to estranged mother.

Category: Drama, Movies

Stars: Julie Harris,James Dean,Raymond Massey,Burl Ives

8.0 IMDB Rating 1,010 Views
Tarantula 1955

In the Arizona desert, Professor Gerald Deemer is experimenting with growth hormones in the hopes of finding a way to increase the world's food supply. His partner in the project was recently found dead in the desert, suffering from a disease that normally takes years to advance but, in his case, seems to have afflicted him in only a few days. The local doctor, Matt Hastings, is puzzled by the strange case and, with Deemer's recently arrived (and very pretty) assistant, Stephanie Clayton, tries to figure out what is going on. When cattle remains are found in the countryside, evidence points to a giant tarantula as the culprit.

Category: Movies, Sci-Fi

Stars: John Agar,Mara Corday,Leo G. Carroll,Nestor Paiva

6.5 IMDB Rating 780 Views
Ljuset från Lund 1955

A horse wanders from a town to the countryside. Here lives Sten Stensson Steen, a bachelor at law and philosophy. He is writing a social psychological report on the youth problem. In the neighborhood is experimental school Fridhem situated. The neighbors live in fear of school boys pranks and behavior. The principal of Fridhem resigns. The school risks being shut down. Steen signs up as candidates for the vacant principal service. The boys welcome him with clever pranks. He fends off and attempts to transform the boys into well-behaved angels.

Category: Comedy

Stars: Nils Poppe,Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz,Karl-Arne Holmsten,Carl Ström

4.9 IMDB Rating 828 Views
Hoppsan! 1955

A comedy mystery involving the composer and cartoonist Hubert Yrhage, the journalist Gary Lundberg, anti cartoon campaigner Lena Lett, the mysterious Jens Myskovich and music publisher ...

Category: Comedy, Mystery

Stars: Povel Ramel,Harriet Andersson,Sven Lindberg,Douglas Håge

5.5 IMDB Rating 893 Views
Ugglor i mossen 1955

There is a dead well-dressed man in a meadow clearing in the hills above a small Vermont town. Captain Albert Wiles, who stumbles across the body and finds by the man's identification that his name is Harry Worp, believes he accidentally shot Harry dead while he was hunting rabbits. Captain Wiles wants to hide the body as he feels it is an easier way to deal with the situation than tell the authorities. While Captain Wiles is in the adjacent forest, he sees other people stumble across Harry, most of whom don't seem to know him or care or notice that he's dead. One person who does see Captain Wiles there is spinster Ivy Gravely, who vows to keep the Captain's secret about Harry. Captain Wiles also Secretly sees a young single mother, Jennifer Rogers, who is the one person who does seem to know Harry and seems happy that he's dead. Later, another person who stumbles across both Harry and Captain Wiles is struggling artist Sam Marlowe, to who Captain Wiles tells the entire story of what he has seen thus far. Over the course of the day, several revelations come to light that question if Captain Wiles actually killed Harry. Sam, Mrs. Rogers, Captain Wiles and Miss Gravely's individual and collective actions in the matter of Harry take into account friendship, self-preservation, the path of least resistance, love and a lot of realizations about what their past actions will mean. Their work may all be for naught if Deputy Sheriff Calvin Wiggs, the closest thing to law enforcement in their town, finds out about Harry.

Category: Comedy, Mystery

Stars: Edmund Gwenn,John Forsythe,Mildred Natwick,Mildred Dunnock

7.2 IMDB Rating 608 Views
Davy Crockett – vildmarkens hjälte 1955

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and partake in the last stand at the Alamo.

Category: Adventure, Family, Kids, Western

Stars: Fess Parker,Buddy Ebsen,Basil Ruysdael,Hans Conried

7.2 IMDB Rating 1,523 Views