The Best Movies of 1952   (89) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1952, # 9 Overall Singin' in the Rain 1952 Kelly, Gene / Donen, Stanley USA BDS
# 2 for 1952, # 56 Overall Ikiru 1952 Kurosawa, Akira Japan BD
# 3 for 1952, # 88 Overall High Noon 1952 Zinnemann, Fred USA BDS
# 4 for 1952, # 178 Overall Forbidden Games 1952 Clément, René France D
# 5 for 1952, # 241 Overall The Quiet Man 1952 Ford, John USA BD
# 6 for 1952, # 278 Overall Umberto D. 1952 De Sica, Vittorio Italy BD
# 7 for 1952, # 407 Overall The Bad and the Beautiful 1952 Minnelli, Vincente USA D
# 8 for 1952, # 609 Overall Europa '51 1952 Rossellini, Roberto Italy BD
# 9 for 1952, # 777 Overall Limelight 1952 Chaplin, Charles USA BDS
# 10 for 1952, # 783 Overall The Life of Oharu 1952 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan BD
# 11 for 1952, # 813 Overall Moulin Rouge 1952 Huston, John UK D
# 12 for 1952, # 867 Overall Viva Zapata! 1952 Kazan, Elia USA YS
# 13 for 1952, # 944 Overall Come Back, Little Sheba 1952 Mann, Daniel USA DS
# 14 for 1952, # 964 Overall Casque d'or 1952 Becker, Jacques France Y
# 15 for 1952, # 979 Overall The Greatest Show on Earth 1952 DeMille, Cecil B. USA D
# 16 for 1952, # 1042 Overall Othello 1952 Welles, Orson USA / Italy / France / Morocco Y
# 17 for 1952, # 1221 Overall Adventures of Robinson Crusoe 1952 Buñuel, Luis Mexico DS
# 18 for 1952, # 1400 Overall The Big Sky 1952 Hawks, Howard USA
# 19 for 1952, # 1421 Overall Rancho Notorious 1952 Lang, Fritz USA
# 20 for 1952, # 1500 Overall Angel Face 1952 Preminger, Otto USA D
# 21 for 1952, # 1551 Overall The Narrow Margin 1952 Fleischer, Richard USA Y
# 22 for 1952, # 1577 Overall El 1952 Buñuel, Luis Mexico Y
# 23 for 1952, # 1591 Overall The Happy Time 1952 Fleischer, Richard USA
# 24 for 1952, # 1757 Overall Mandy 1952 Mackendrick, Alexander / Sears, Fred F. UK
# 25 for 1952, # 1782 Overall The Lusty Men 1952 Ray, Nicholas USA
# 26 for 1952, # 1860 Overall Ivanhoe 1952 Thorpe, Richard UK / USA YS
# 27 for 1952, # 1871 Overall Son of Paleface 1952 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 28 for 1952, # 1909 Overall The Sound Barrier 1952 Lean, David UK S
# 29 for 1952, # 1914 Overall Pat and Mike 1952 Cukor, George USA D
# 29 for 1952, # 1914 Overall The Snows of Kilimanjaro 1952 King, Henry USA DS
# 30 for 1952, # 1928 Overall Carrie 1952 Wyler, William USA Y
# 31 for 1952, # 1930 Overall Five Fingers 1952 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. USA Y
# 32 for 1952, # 1983 Overall Le Plaisir 1952 Ophüls, Max France D
# 33 for 1952, # 2052 Overall This Is Cinerama 1952 Cooper, Merian C. / von Fritsch, Gunther / Schoedsack, Ernest B. / Todd, Michael Jr. USA BD
# 34 for 1952, # 2055 Overall Beauties of the Night 1952 Clair, René France / Italy V
# 35 for 1952, # 2086 Overall With a Song in My Heart 1952 Lang, Walter USA DS
# 36 for 1952, # 2148 Overall Outcast of the Islands 1952 Reed, Carol UK V
# 37 for 1952, # 2170 Overall Monkey Business 1952 Hawks, Howard USA D
# 38 for 1952, # 2199 Overall The Four Poster 1952 Reis, Irving USA
# 39 for 1952, # 2225 Overall Scaramouche 1952 Sidney, George USA D
# 40 for 1952, # 2239 Overall The Importance of Being Earnest 1952 Asquith, Anthony UK Y
# 41 for 1952, # 2283 Overall My Son John 1952 McCarey, Leo USA
# 42 for 1952, # 2306 Overall Clash by Night 1952 Lang, Fritz USA Y
# 43 for 1952, # 2309 Overall Hans Christian Andersen 1952 Vidor, Charles USA BDS
# 44 for 1952, # 2325 Overall The Member of the Wedding 1952 Zinnemann, Fred USA D
# 45 for 1952, # 2326 Overall Park Row 1952 Fuller, Samuel USA D
# 46 for 1952, # 2378 Overall The Marrying Kind 1952 Cukor, George USA Y
# 47 for 1952, # 2400 Overall The Crimson Pirate 1952 Siodmak, Robert USA DS
# 47 for 1952, # 2400 Overall Sisters of Nishijin 1952 Yoshimura, Kozaburo Japan
# 47 for 1952, # 2400 Overall The Star 1952 Heisler, Stuart USA D
# 47 for 1952, # 2400 Overall Two Pennyworth of Hope 1952 Castellani, Renato Italy
# 48 for 1952, # 2403 Overall The Little World of Don Camillo 1952 Duvivier, Julien France / Italy Y
# 49 for 1952, # 2414 Overall The Thief 1952 Rouse, Russell USA Y
# 50 for 1952, # 2426 Overall Above and Beyond 1952 Frank, Melvin / Panama, Norman USA V
# 51 for 1952, # 2431 Overall We Are All Murderers 1952 Cayatte, André France / Italy
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Bienvenido Mister Marshall 1952 Berlanga, Luis García Spain
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Bwana Devil 1952 Oboler, Arch USA
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall The Card 1952 Neame, Ronald UK V
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Fanfan la Tulipe 1952 Christian-Jaque Italy / France D
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall My Cousin Rachel 1952 Koster, Henry USA
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Revizor 1952 Petrov, Vladimir Soviet Union
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Vasili's Return 1952 Pudovkin, Vsevolod Soviet Union
# 52 for 1952, # 2486 Overall Youth of Chopin 1952 Ford, Aleksander Poland V
# 53 for 1952, # 2533 Overall Magical Maestro 1952 Avery, Tex USA Y
# 54 for 1952, # 2544 Overall The White Reindeer 1952 Blomberg, Erik Finland
# 55 for 1952, # 2554 Overall The Brave Don't Cry 1952 Leacock, Philip UK
# 55 for 1952, # 2554 Overall Phone Call from a Stranger 1952 Negulesco, Jean USA D
# 56 for 1952, # 2556 Overall The Boy Kumasenu 1952 Graham, Sean Ghana
# 56 for 1952, # 2556 Overall The Magic Garden 1952 Swanson, Donald South Africa
# 57 for 1952, # 2564 Overall Star and Stripes Forever 1952 Koster, Henry USA Y
# 58 for 1952, # 2567 Overall Hôtel des Invalides 1952 Franju, Georges France
# 58 for 1952, # 2567 Overall The White Sheik 1952 Fellini, Federico Italy YS
# 59 for 1952, # 2573 Overall My Six Convicts 1952 Fregonese, Hugo USA
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Against All Flags 1952 Sherman, George USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Le Grand Méliés 1952 Franju, George France D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Macao 1952 von Sternberg, Josef / Ray, Nicholas USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Madeline 1952 Cannon, Robert USA Y
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Mr. Peepers 1952 Sheldon, James USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall O. Henry's Full House 1952 Hathaway, Henry / Hawks, Howard / King, Henry / Koster, Henry / Negulesco, Jean USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall On Dangerous Ground 1952 Ray, Nicholas / Lupino, Ida USA BD
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall The Story of Robin Hood 1952 Annakin, Ken USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Sudden Fear 1952 Miller, David USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall The Ultimate Goldbergs 1952 various USA Y
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall The Winning Team 1952 Seiler, Lewis USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Woody Woodpecker and Friends 1952 Lantz, Walter / various USA D
# 60 for 1952, # 2582 Overall Yankee Buccaneer 1952 De Cordova, Frederick USA D
# 61 for 1952, # 2614 Overall A Portrait of Ga  New at Films101! 1952 Tait, Margaret UK
# 62 for 1952, # 2618 Overall Baiju Bawra 1952 Bhatt, Vijay India
# 62 for 1952, # 2618 Overall The Pathfinder 1952 Salkow, Sidney USA
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack