The Best Movies of 1955   (108) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1955, # 53 Overall Pather Panchali 1955 Ray, Satyajit India BD
# 2 for 1955, # 112 Overall The Night of the Hunter 1955 Laughton, Charles USA BD
# 3 for 1955, # 122 Overall Rebel Without a Cause 1955 Ray, Nicholas USA D
# 4 for 1955, # 160 Overall Smiles of a Summer Night 1955 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden BD
# 5 for 1955, # 202 Overall Diabolique 1955 Clouzot, Henri-Georges France BD
# 6 for 1955, # 271 Overall Marty 1955 Mann, Delbert USA BD
# 7 for 1955, # 297 Overall Rififi 1955 Dassin, Jules France BD
# 8 for 1955, # 304 Overall Kiss Me Deadly 1955 Aldrich, Robert USA BD
# 9 for 1955, # 310 Overall Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 Sturges, John USA BDS
# 10 for 1955, # 355 Overall East of Eden 1955 Kazan, Elia USA BD
# 11 for 1955, # 358 Overall Lola Montès 1955 Ophüls, Max France / West Germany BD
# 12 for 1955, # 409 Overall Ordet 1955 Dreyer, Carl Theodor Denmark Y
# 13 for 1955, # 488 Overall Bob le flambeur 1955 Melville, Jean-Pierre France D
# 14 for 1955, # 594 Overall Picnic 1955 Logan, Joshua USA D
# 15 for 1955, # 747 Overall Summertime 1955 Lean, David UK / USA Y
# 16 for 1955, # 785 Overall The Ladykillers 1955 Mackendrick, Alexander UK BDS
# 17 for 1955, # 799 Overall Richard III 1955 Olivier, Laurence UK BD
# 18 for 1955, # 836 Overall All That Heaven Allows 1955 Sirk, Douglas USA BD
# 19 for 1955, # 854 Overall Guys and Dolls 1955 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. USA BD
# 20 for 1955, # 919 Overall The Rose Tattoo 1955 Mann, Daniel USA YS
# 21 for 1955, # 973 Overall Night and Fog 1955 Resnais, Alain France BD
# 22 for 1955, # 1031 Overall The Blackboard Jungle 1955 Brooks, Richard USA D
# 23 for 1955, # 1108 Overall The Man with the Golden Arm 1955 Preminger, Otto USA DS
# 24 for 1955, # 1164 Overall Mister Roberts 1955 Ford, John / LeRoy, Mervyn / Logan, Joshua USA DS
# 25 for 1955, # 1383 Overall The Trouble with Harry 1955 Hitchcock, Alfred USA BDS
# 26 for 1955, # 1410 Overall Princess Yang Kwei Fei 1955 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan / Hong Kong Y
# 27 for 1955, # 1438 Overall To Catch a Thief 1955 Hitchcock, Alfred USA BD
# 28 for 1955, # 1447 Overall Love Me or Leave Me 1955 Vidor, Charles USA BDS
# 29 for 1955, # 1518 Overall The Man from Laramie 1955 Mann, Anthony USA D
# 30 for 1955, # 1582 Overall The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1955 Robson, Mark USA D
# 31 for 1955, # 1621 Overall Oklahoma! 1955 Zinnemann, Fred USA DS
# 32 for 1955, # 1742 Overall The Desperate Hours 1955 Wyler, William USA D
# 32 for 1955, # 1742 Overall I'll Cry Tomorrow 1955 Mann, Daniel USA D
# 33 for 1955, # 1770 Overall Lady and the Tramp 1955 Geronimi, Clyde / Jackson, Wilfred / Luske, Hamilton USA BD
# 34 for 1955, # 1813 Overall Le Amiche 1955 Antonioni, Michelangelo Italy BD
# 35 for 1955, # 1825 Overall Mr. Arkadin 1955 Welles, Orson France / Spain / Switzerland D
# 36 for 1955, # 1906 Overall Artists and Models 1955 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 37 for 1955, # 1926 Overall The Prisoner 1955 Glenville, Peter UK D
# 38 for 1955, # 1934 Overall The Phenix City Story 1955 Karlson, Phil USA D
# 39 for 1955, # 1973 Overall It's Always Fair Weather 1955 Donen, Stanley / Kelly, Gene USA BD
# 40 for 1955, # 2010 Overall The Big Combo 1955 Lewis, Joseph H. USA BD
# 41 for 1955, # 2011 Overall House of Bamboo 1955 Fuller, Samuel USA D
# 42 for 1955, # 2068 Overall Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 1955 King, Henry USA YS
# 43 for 1955, # 2074 Overall The Seven Year Itch 1955 Wilder, Billy USA BDS
# 44 for 1955, # 2084 Overall Les Maîtres fous 1955 Rouch, Jean France
# 45 for 1955, # 2131 Overall Stella 1955 Cacoyannis, Michael Greece Y
# 46 for 1955, # 2143 Overall The Night My Number Came Up 1955 Norman, Leslie UK
# 47 for 1955, # 2161 Overall One Froggy Evening 1955 Jones, Chuck USA Y
# 48 for 1955, # 2185 Overall Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple 1955 Inagaki, Hiroshi Japan BD
# 49 for 1955, # 2210 Overall The African Lion 1955 Algar, James USA
# 50 for 1955, # 2212 Overall The Colditz Story 1955 Hamilton, Guy UK D
# 50 for 1955, # 2212 Overall Simba 1955 Hurst, Brian Desmond UK
# 51 for 1955, # 2245 Overall Floating Clouds 1955 Naruse, Mikio Japan
# 52 for 1955, # 2273 Overall A Man Called Peter 1955 Koster, Henry USA DS
# 53 for 1955, # 2280 Overall Il Bidone 1955 Fellini, Federico Italy / France YS
# 54 for 1955, # 2284 Overall The Big Knife 1955 Aldrich, Robert USA Y
# 55 for 1955, # 2287 Overall Hill 24 Doesn't Answer 1955 Dickinson, Thorold Israel
# 56 for 1955, # 2288 Overall Not as a Stranger 1955 Kramer, Stanley / Kramer, Frank USA Y
# 57 for 1955, # 2332 Overall Cinerama Holiday 1955 Bendick, Robert L. / De Lacy, Philippe USA B
# 57 for 1955, # 2332 Overall Killer's Kiss 1955 Kubrick, Stanley USA BD
# 58 for 1955, # 2386 Overall The Tender Trap 1955 Walters, Charles USA D
# 59 for 1955, # 2408 Overall The Devil's General 1955 Käutner, Helmut West Germany
# 59 for 1955, # 2408 Overall I Am a Camera 1955 Cornelius, Henry UK
# 59 for 1955, # 2408 Overall My Sister Eileen 1955 Quine, Richard USA D
# 59 for 1955, # 2408 Overall Tight Spot 1955 Karlson, Phil USA
# 59 for 1955, # 2408 Overall Wee Geordie 1955 Launder, Frank UK
# 60 for 1955, # 2409 Overall Amici per la pelle 1955 Rossi, Franco France / Italy / Spain
# 60 for 1955, # 2409 Overall Poprigunya 1955 Samsonov, Samson Soviet Union
# 61 for 1955, # 2410 Overall Wichita 1955 Tourneur, Jacques USA
# 62 for 1955, # 2457 Overall The Long Gray Line 1955 Ford, John USA Y
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Battle Cry 1955 Walsh, Raoul USA D
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz 1955 Buñuel, Luis Mexico V
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall A Generation 1955 Wajda, Andrzej Poland V
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Mat 1955 Donskoy, Mark Soviet Union
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Muerte de un ciclista 1955 Bardem, Juan Antonio Spain / Italy
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Nana 1955 Christian-Jaque France / Italy
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Otello 1955 Yutkevich, Sergei Soviet Union
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall To Hell and Back 1955 Hibbs, Jesse USA D
# 63 for 1955, # 2495 Overall Ulysses 1955 Camerini, Mario / Bava, Mario Italy D
# 64 for 1955, # 2497 Overall A Kid for Two Farthings 1955 Reed, Carol UK D
# 65 for 1955, # 2557 Overall Moonfleet 1955 Lang, Fritz USA S
# 66 for 1955, # 2558 Overall Children, Mother, and the General 1955 Benedek, László West Germany
# 66 for 1955, # 2558 Overall Dangerous Curves 1955 unknown UK
# 67 for 1955, # 2568 Overall Blekitny krzyz 1955 Munk, Andrzej / Riesser, Jan Poland
# 67 for 1955, # 2568 Overall Ciske de Rat 1955 Staudte, Wolfgang Netherlands / West Germany
# 67 for 1955, # 2568 Overall The Deep Blue Sea 1955 Litvak, Anatole UK
# 67 for 1955, # 2568 Overall The Kentuckian 1955 Lancaster, Burt USA YS
# 67 for 1955, # 2568 Overall Les Héros sont fatigués 1955 Ciampi, Yves France / West Germany
# 68 for 1955, # 2570 Overall The End of the Affair 1955 Dmytryk, Edward UK D
# 69 for 1955, # 2571 Overall Carrington V.C. 1955 Asquith, Anthony UK
# 70 for 1955, # 2582 Overall The Cobweb 1955 Minnelli, Vincente USA
# 70 for 1955, # 2582 Overall Land of the Pharaohs 1955 Hawks, Howard USA YS
# 70 for 1955, # 2582 Overall Shin heike monogatari 1955 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall The Adventures of Spin & Marty 1955 Beaudine, William USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season Two 1955 Hitchcock, Alfred USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Good Will to Men 1955 Barbera, Joseph / Hanna, William USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Gunsmoke - The Directors Collection 1955 Crosland, Alan Jr. / Daugherty, Herschel USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Gunsmoke - The First Season 1955 various USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall The Johnny Carson Show 1955 unknown USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Man in Space 1955 Kimball, Ward USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall The Mickey Mouse Club - The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure 1955 Haas, Charles F. USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Sergeant Bilko 1955 De Caprio, Al / Friedman, Charles / Hiken, Nat USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall The Story of the Animated Drawing 1955 Beaudine, William USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall Stranger on Horseback 1955 Tourneur, Jacques USA D
# 71 for 1955, # 2597 Overall You're Never Too Young 1955 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 72 for 1955, # 2599 Overall Trial 1955 Robson, Mark USA
# 73 for 1955, # 2629 Overall Aguaespejo Granadino 1955 del Omar, José Val Spain
# 74 for 1955, # 2635 Overall The Naked Dawn 1955 Ulmer, Edgar G. 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