1956

Aparajito 1956

After living awhile in Benares, 10 year old Apu and his mother move in with her uncle in a small Bengali village. Apu enters a local school, where he does well. By the time he graduates, he has a scholarship to study at a college in Calcutta. So off he goes. His mother is torn by his leaving, and by his growing independence. She loves her son very much and wants him to succeed, but she does not want to be left alone.

Category: Drama, Movies

Stars: Kamala Adhikari,Lalchand Banerjee,Kali Bannerjee,Kanu Bannerjee

8.2 IMDB Rating 715 Views
Giant 1956

Texan rancher Bick Benedict visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. Whilst there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie, they are married immediately and return to his ranch. The story of their family and its rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink unfolds across two generations.

Category: Drama, Movies, Western

Stars: Elizabeth Taylor,Rock Hudson,James Dean,Carroll Baker

7.7 IMDB Rating 1,175 Views
Forbidden Planet 1956

When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone.

Category: Action, Adventure, Movies, Sci-Fi

Stars: Walter Pidgeon,Anne Francis,Leslie Nielsen,Warren Stevens

7.7 IMDB Rating 1,146 Views
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers 1956

While driving through the desert with his wife Carol Marvin to a military base to send the eleventh rocket into Earth orbit to assist the exploration of outer space in Operation Sky Hook, Dr. Russell A. Marvin and Carol see a flying saucer and accidentally records a message on their tape recorder. Once in the base, Dr. Russell is informed by his father-in-law and general that the ten first satellites mysteriously fell back to Earth. When Dr. Russell decodes the message, he encounters the aliens, who ask him to schedule a meeting with the leaders of Earth in Washington in 56 days in order to invade Earth without panicking the population. Dr. Russell develops an anti-magnetic weapon that becomes the last hope of the human race against the hostile aliens.

Category: Action, Movies, Sci-Fi

Stars: Hugh Marlowe,Joan Taylor,Donald Curtis,Morris Ankrum

6.4 IMDB Rating 775 Views
The Silent World 1956

This pioneering nature documentary investigates aquatic habitats in various locations around the world. It doesn't shy away from the brutality present in the natural world, but it also paints a fascinating picture of underwater exploration.

Category: Documentary

Stars: Frédéric Dumas,Albert Falco,Jacques-Yves Cousteau,François Saout

7.3 IMDB Rating 662 Views
Sjunde Himlen 1956

Willy Lorens makes success as the host of the radio series "Seventh Heaven ', which is specifically addressed to female listeners. Fan e-mail is delivered in bags. Willy is known as the Ether sheik. But the attention is finally too much for Willy. Ether sheik collapses, " says headings. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated by Dr. Lovisa Sundelius, who think that the "Seventh Heaven " is too overwhelming.

Category: Comedy

Stars: Sickan Carlsson,Hasse Ekman,Gunnar Björnstrand,Stig Järrel

6.0 IMDB Rating 917 Views
Mannen som visste för mycket 1956

While attending a medical conference in Paris, American physician Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife, retired musical theater actress and singer Jo McKenna née Conway, and their adolescent son Hank McKenna decide to take a side trip to among other places Marrekesh, French Morocco. With a knife plunged into his back, Frenchman Louis Bernard, who the family met earlier in their bus ride into Marrakesh and who is now masquerading as an Arab, approaches Ben, cryptically whispering into Ben's ears that there will be an attempted assassination in London of a statesman, this news whispered just before Bernard dies. Ben is reluctant to provide any information of this news to the authorities because concurrently Hank is kidnapped by British couple, Edward and Lucy Drayton, who also befriended the McKennas in Marrakesh and who probably have taken Hank out of the country back to England. Whoever the unknown people the Draytons are working for have threatened to kill Hank if Ben divulges any information told to him by Bernard. With what little information they have on hand, Ben and Jo head to London to try and thwart the assassination attempt and more importantly find an alive and safe Hank. Scotland Yard is aware of some pieces to the puzzle, including the fact that Bernard was a French secret service agent and that there will be an assassination attempt on someone. They and the McKennas will have to work together as they hit a diplomatic roadblock, one that may be overcome with a special Jo Conway song.

Category: Mystery, Thriller

Stars: James Stewart,Doris Day,Brenda de Banzie,Bernard Miles

7.5 IMDB Rating 904 Views
The Ten Commandments 1956

To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses I, condemning all newborn Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses' fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.

Category: Adventure, Drama, Movies

Stars: Charlton Heston,Yul Brynner,Anne Baxter,Edward G. Robinson

7.9 IMDB Rating 1,804 Views
Duell i Texas 1956

Elvis plays Clint Reno, one of the Reno brothers who stayed home while his brother went to fight in the Civil War for the Confederate army. When his brother Vance comes back from the war, he finds that his old girlfriend Cathy has married Clint. The family has to struggle to reach stability with this issue. Vance is involved in a train robbery, while a Confederate soldier, of Federal Government money. There is a conflict of interest, when Vance tries to return the money, against the wishes of some of his fellow Confederates.

Category: Drama, Romantic, Western

Stars: Richard Egan,Debra Paget,Elvis Presley,Robert Middleton

6.1 IMDB Rating 1,074 Views
Kulla-Gulla 1956

Orphan girl Gunilla(nick named Kulla-Gulla) gets sent from her orphanage to work as an housemaid at sharecropper Karlbergs household. Among her duties is to take care of Karlberg, his wife ...

Category: Family, Kids

Stars: Malou Fred√©n,Erik Strandmark,Hugo Bj√∂rne,Margaretha Bergstr√∂m,M√§rta Dorff,Marianne Lindberg,Hedvig Lindby,Ingemar Pallin,Bengt Blomgren,Georg Skarstedt,Helge Hagerman,Ivar Wahlgren,Brita √Ėberg,Ulf Bergstr√∂m,Berit Lind√©n

6.2 IMDB Rating 1,319 Views