1955 Movies

The Man from Laramie

The Man from Laramie

    • PG
    • 104 min
    • Western

    Will Lockhart (James Stewart) becomes entangled in the happenings of Coronado, an isolated western town, after delivering supplies there. He is especially involved with the Waggomans, an influential ranching family, and begins his search for someone selling rifles to the local Apaches, only to find out it is the son of the most powerful man in the area. It is at this point that his troubles begin.

    Marty

    Marty

    • 100%
    • NONE
    • 90 min
    • Comedy

    Marty is a 34-year-old butcher whose Italian family is constantly after him to get married. He meets plain-looking schoolteacher Clara. They are both lonely, unglamorous people who have resigned themselves to their unloved lives. But they manage, in time, to grope their way to love.

    Bad Day at Black Rock

    Bad Day at Black Rock

    • 96%
    • 81 min
    • Crime

    A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.

    To Catch a Thief

    To Catch a Thief

      • NR
      • 106 min
      • Crime

      A delightful Hitchcock film about an ex-burglar who must catch a thief who’s been copying this style before he gets accused of the wrong crimes. His time is running out as the police are close behind him yet he finds time for a little romance of course. A classic masterpiece starring Grace Kelly and Cary Grant.

      East of Eden

      East of Eden

      • 88%
      • PG
      • 115 min
      • Drama

      Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love.

      Rebel Without a Cause

      Rebel Without a Cause

      • 95%
      • PG-13
      • 111 min
      • Drama

      Jim Stark, a rebellious young man with a troubled past, moves to a new town with his parents in hope for a fresh start. It doesn't take Jim long to settle in and make new friends... or new enemies.

      The Seven Year Itch

      The Seven Year Itch

      • 86%
      • 105 min
      • Comedy

      Like many other Manhattan husbands, Richard Sherman sends his wife and son to the country for the summer, while he stays behind to toil. Though reveling in temporary bachelor freedom of lifestyle, he's resolved not to carouse and philander like some others. But his overactive, over-vivid imagination goes into overdrive when a delightfully unconventional, voluptuous blonde moves in upstairs.

      Picnic

      Picnic

        • PG
        • 115 min
        • Drama

        The morning of a small town Labor Day picnic, a drifter (Hal Carter) blows into town to visit an old fraternity buddy (Alan Benson) who also happens to be the son of the richest man in town. Hal is an egocentric braggart - all potential and no accomplishment. He meets up with Madge Owens, the town beauty queen and girlfriend of Alan Benson.

        The Sea Chase

        The Sea Chase

          • Unrated
          • 117 min
          • Action

          As the Second World War breaks out, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich is about to leave Sydney, Australia with his vessel, the Ergenstrasse. Ehrlich, an anti-Nazi but proud German, hopes to outrun or out-maneuver the British warship pursuing him. Aboard his vessel is Elsa Keller, a woman Ehrlich has been ordered to return to Germany safely along with whatever secrets she carries. When Ehrlich's fiercely Nazi chief officer Kirchner commits an atrocity, the British pursuit becomes deadly. Written by Jim Beaver <[email protected]>

          The Night of the Hunter

          The Night of the Hunter

          • 98%
          • 93 min
          • Crime

          Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum) marries and murders widows for their money, believing he is helping God do away with women who arouse men's carnal instincts. Arrested for auto theft, he shares a cell with condemned killer Ben Harper (Peter Graves) and tries to get him to reveal the whereabouts of the $10,000 he stole. Only Ben's nine-year-old son, John and four-year-old daughter, Pearl know the money is in Pearl's doll and they have sworn to their father to keep this secret. After Ben is executed, Preacher goes to Cresap's Landing to court Ben's widow, Willa (Shelley Winters). He overwhelms her with his Scripture quoting, sermons and hymns, and she agrees to marry him. On their wedding night he tells her they will never have sex because it is sinful. When the depressed, confused, guilty woman catches him trying to force Pearl to reveal the whereabouts of the money, she is resigned to her fate but the children manage to escape downriver, with Preacher following close behind.