Best Movies of the Decade 1950   (984) Most Notable
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# 421 of Decade 1950, # 2609 Overall Two Eyes, Twelve Hands 1957 Shantaram, Rajaram Vankudre India
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Jogan 1950 Sharma, Kidar Nath India
# 395 of Decade 1950, # 2454 Overall Houseboat 1958 Shavelson, Melville USA D
# 427 of Decade 1950, # 2630 Overall The Five Pennies 1959 Shavelson, Melville USA Y
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Mr. Peepers 1952 Sheldon, James USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Against All Flags 1952 Sherman, George USA D
# 281 of Decade 1950, # 1918 Overall Kiss Me Kate 1953 Sidney, George USA DS
# 295 of Decade 1950, # 1990 Overall Pal Joey 1957 Sidney, George USA DS
# 360 of Decade 1950, # 2276 Overall Scaramouche 1952 Sidney, George USA D
# 374 of Decade 1950, # 2357 Overall Annie Get Your Gun 1950 Sidney, George / Berkeley, Busby / Walters, Charles USA D
# 376 of Decade 1950, # 2362 Overall Show Boat 1951 Sidney, George USA DS
# 405 of Decade 1950, # 2505 Overall The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 Sidney, George USA Y
# 429 of Decade 1950, # 2639 Overall Young Bess 1953 Sidney, George USA
# 35 of Decade 1950, # 160 Overall Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Siegel, Don USA BD
# 323 of Decade 1950, # 2132 Overall Riot in Cell Block 11 1954 Siegel, Don USA BD
# 385 of Decade 1950, # 2412 Overall Baby Face Nelson 1957 Siegel, Don USA
# 395 of Decade 1950, # 2454 Overall The Crimson Pirate 1952 Siodmak, Robert USA DS
# 415 of Decade 1950, # 2591 Overall The Devil Came at Night 1957 Siodmak, Robert West Germany
# 62 of Decade 1950, # 300 Overall Written on the Wind 1956 Sirk, Douglas USA Y
# 83 of Decade 1950, # 466 Overall Imitation of Life 1959 Sirk, Douglas USA D
# 124 of Decade 1950, # 850 Overall All That Heaven Allows 1955 Sirk, Douglas USA BD
# 169 of Decade 1950, # 1172 Overall The Tarnished Angels 1958 Sirk, Douglas USA BY
# 347 of Decade 1950, # 2219 Overall A Time to Love and a Time to Die 1958 Sirk, Douglas USA
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Magnificent Obsession 1954 Sirk, Douglas USA D
# 441 of Decade 1950, # 2685 Overall There's Always Tomorrow 1956 Sirk, Douglas USA D
# 313 of Decade 1950, # 2105 Overall Miss Julie 1951 Sjöberg, Alf Sweden D
# 415 of Decade 1950, # 2591 Overall Nine Lives 1957 Skouen, Arne Norway
# 416 of Decade 1950, # 2596 Overall Early Abstractions #1-5,7,10 1956 Smith, Harry USA V
# 424 of Decade 1950, # 2619 Overall Ciske de Rat 1955 Staudte, Wolfgang Netherlands / West Germany
# 416 of Decade 1950, # 2596 Overall Notes on the Port of St. Francis 1951 Stauffacher, Frank USA
# 34 of Decade 1950, # 154 Overall Shane 1953 Stevens, George USA BD
# 67 of Decade 1950, # 346 Overall A Place in the Sun 1951 Stevens, George USA DS
# 80 of Decade 1950, # 435 Overall Giant 1956 Stevens, George USA BDS
# 157 of Decade 1950, # 1079 Overall The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 Stevens, George USA BDS
# 308 of Decade 1950, # 2064 Overall Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 Stevenson, Robert USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Old Yeller 1957 Stevenson, Robert USA D
# 416 of Decade 1950, # 2596 Overall All My Babies 1953 Stoney, George C. USA
# 58 of Decade 1950, # 284 Overall Bad Day at Black Rock 1955 Sturges, John USA BDS
# 221 of Decade 1950, # 1504 Overall Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 Sturges, John USA BD
# 366 of Decade 1950, # 2295 Overall The Old Man and the Sea 1958 Sturges, John / King, Henry / Zinnemann, Fred USA YS
# 306 of Decade 1950, # 2054 Overall The Great Adventure 1953 Sucksdorff, Arne Sweden
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Babul 1950 Sunny, S.U. India
# 426 of Decade 1950, # 2623 Overall The Magic Garden 1952 Swanson, Donald South Africa
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# 437 of Decade 1950, # 2679 Overall A Portrait of Ga 1952 Tait, Margaret UK
# 185 of Decade 1950, # 1277 Overall The Girl Can't Help It 1956 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 235 of Decade 1950, # 1559 Overall Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? 1957 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 280 of Decade 1950, # 1915 Overall Son of Paleface 1952 Tashlin, Frank USA BD
# 283 of Decade 1950, # 1946 Overall Artists and Models 1955 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 407 of Decade 1950, # 2519 Overall Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 Tashlin, Frank USA BD
# 427 of Decade 1950, # 2630 Overall Say One for Me 1959 Tashlin, Frank USA
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Hollywood or Bust 1956 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 32 of Decade 1950, # 147 Overall Monsieur Hulot's Holiday 1953 Tati, Jacques France BDS
# 78 of Decade 1950, # 417 Overall Mon oncle 1958 Tati, Jacques Italy / France BD
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Living It Up 1954 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Pardners 1956 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall You're Never Too Young 1955 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 399 of Decade 1950, # 2466 Overall The Girl Rosemarie 1958 Thiele, Rolf West Germany
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Carry on Sergeant 1958 Thomas, Gerald UK D
# 239 of Decade 1950, # 1597 Overall Doctor in the House 1954 Thomas, Ralph UK
# 358 of Decade 1950, # 2266 Overall Ice Cold in Alex 1958 Thompson, J. Lee UK
# 372 of Decade 1950, # 2335 Overall Tiger Bay 1959 Thompson, J. Lee UK D
# 421 of Decade 1950, # 2609 Overall Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957 Thompson, J. Lee UK
# 426 of Decade 1950, # 2623 Overall For Better, for Worse 1954 Thompson, J. Lee UK
# 426 of Decade 1950, # 2623 Overall North West Frontier 1959 Thompson, J. Lee UK D
# 426 of Decade 1950, # 2623 Overall Yield to the Night 1956 Thompson, J. Lee UK
# 232 of Decade 1950, # 1553 Overall Jailhouse Rock 1957 Thorpe, Richard USA BD
# 277 of Decade 1950, # 1904 Overall Ivanhoe 1952 Thorpe, Richard UK / USA DS
# 341 of Decade 1950, # 2192 Overall The Great Caruso 1951 Thorpe, Richard USA
# 380 of Decade 1950, # 2379 Overall Three Little Words 1950 Thorpe, Richard USA D
# 243 of Decade 1950, # 1613 Overall Curse of the Demon 1957 Tourneur, Jacques UK D
# 314 of Decade 1950, # 2106 Overall Stars in My Crown 1950 Tourneur, Jacques USA Y
# 374 of Decade 1950, # 2357 Overall The Flame and the Arrow 1950 Tourneur, Jacques USA DS
# 397 of Decade 1950, # 2456 Overall Wichita 1955 Tourneur, Jacques USA
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Nightfall 1957 Tourneur, Jacques USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Stranger on Horseback 1955 Tourneur, Jacques USA D
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Wild Geese 1953 Toyoda, Shirô Japan
# 6 of Decade 1950, # 15 Overall The 400 Blows 1959 Truffaut, François France BD
# 428 of Decade 1950, # 2633 Overall Les Mistons 1958 Truffaut, François France Y
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# 441 of Decade 1950, # 2685 Overall The Naked Dawn 1955 Ulmer, Edgar G. USA
# 416 of Decade 1950, # 2596 Overall The House in the Middle 1954 unknown USA
# 416 of Decade 1950, # 2596 Overall Let's All Go to the Lobby 1957 unknown USA
# 418 of Decade 1950, # 2600 Overall A Queen Is Crowned 1953 unknown UK
# 421 of Decade 1950, # 2609 Overall Dangerous Curves 1955 unknown UK
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Disneyland: I Captured the King of the Leprechauns 1959 unknown USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows 1956 unknown USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall The Huckleberry Hound Show 1958 unknown USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall The Johnny Carson Show 1955 unknown USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Kodak Presents Disneyland '59 1959 unknown USA D
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# 353 of Decade 1950, # 2244 Overall Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1959 Vadim, Roger Italy / France Y
# 385 of Decade 1950, # 2412 Overall Sait-on jamais... 1957 Vadim, Roger Italy / France
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall ...And God Created Woman 1956 Vadim, Roger France / Italy D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Abbott & Costello Rarities 1952 various USA Y
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Gunsmoke - The First Season 1955 various USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall M Squad 1959 various USA DS
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall The Ultimate Goldbergs 1952 various USA Y
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Walt Disney Treasures: Zorro - The Complete First Season 1958 various USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Walt Disney Treasures: Zorro - The Complete Second Season 1959 various USA D
# 394 of Decade 1950, # 2453 Overall Torero 1956 Velo, Carlos Mexico
# 421 of Decade 1950, # 2609 Overall No Way Back 1953 Vicas, Victor / von Mollo, Beate West Germany
# 218 of Decade 1950, # 1474 Overall Love Me or Leave Me 1955 Vidor, Charles USA BDS
# 376 of Decade 1950, # 2362 Overall Hans Christian Andersen 1952 Vidor, Charles USA BDS
# 403 of Decade 1950, # 2496 Overall A Farewell to Arms 1957 Vidor, Charles / Huston, John USA BD
# 147 of Decade 1950, # 1020 Overall War and Peace 1956 Vidor, King Italy / USA DS
# 427 of Decade 1950, # 2630 Overall The Girl and the River 1957 Villiers, François France
# 91 of Decade 1950, # 521 Overall Senso 1954 Visconti, Luchino Italy BD
# 368 of Decade 1950, # 2325 Overall White Nights 1957 Visconti, Luchino Italy / France Y
# 374 of Decade 1950, # 2357 Overall Bellissima 1951 Visconti, Luchino Italy D
# 301 of Decade 1950, # 2027 Overall Anatahan 1954 von Sternberg, Josef Japan BD
# 385 of Decade 1950, # 2412 Overall Jet Pilot 1957 von Sternberg, Josef / Furthman, Jules USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Macao 1952 von Sternberg, Josef / Ray, Nicholas USA D
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# 21 of Decade 1950, # 90 Overall Ashes and Diamonds 1958 Wajda, Andrzej Poland D
# 207 of Decade 1950, # 1429 Overall Kanal 1957 Wajda, Andrzej Poland Y
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall A Generation 1955 Wajda, Andrzej Poland V
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Sailor Beware 1951 Walker, Hal USA D
# 378 of Decade 1950, # 2377 Overall Captain Horatio Hornblower 1951 Walsh, Raoul UK / USA D
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Battle Cry 1955 Walsh, Raoul USA D
# 413 of Decade 1950, # 2546 Overall Band of Angels 1957 Walsh, Raoul USA DS
# 427 of Decade 1950, # 2630 Overall A Private's Affair 1959 Walsh, Raoul USA
# 160 of Decade 1950, # 1096 Overall Lili 1953 Walters, Charles USA YS
# 278 of Decade 1950, # 1909 Overall High Society 1956 Walters, Charles USA DS
# 378 of Decade 1950, # 2377 Overall Summer Stock 1950 Walters, Charles USA BD
# 390 of Decade 1950, # 2432 Overall The Tender Trap 1955 Walters, Charles USA D
# 408 of Decade 1950, # 2527 Overall Don't Go Near the Water 1957 Walters, Charles USA Y
# 428 of Decade 1950, # 2633 Overall Dangerous When Wet 1953 Walters, Charles USA D
# 425 of Decade 1950, # 2622 Overall Ivory Hunter 1951 Watt, Harry UK
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Dragnet 1954 Webb, Jack USA D
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Love Me Tender 1956 Webb, Robert D. USA D
# 428 of Decade 1950, # 2633 Overall The Adventures of Hajji Baba 1954 Weis, Don USA
# 428 of Decade 1950, # 2633 Overall I Love Melvin 1953 Weis, Don USA Y
# 424 of Decade 1950, # 2619 Overall Wolf Trap 1957 Weiss, Jirí Czechoslovakia Y
# 18 of Decade 1950, # 80 Overall Touch of Evil 1958 Welles, Orson USA DS
# 153 of Decade 1950, # 1059 Overall Othello 1952 Welles, Orson USA / Italy / France / Morocco BD
# 272 of Decade 1950, # 1862 Overall Mr. Arkadin 1955 Welles, Orson France / Spain / Switzerland D
# 428 of Decade 1950, # 2633 Overall The Fountain of Youth 1958 Welles, Orson USA
# 203 of Decade 1950, # 1394 Overall The High and the Mighty 1954 Wellman, William A. USA DS
# 275 of Decade 1950, # 1881 Overall Track of the Cat 1954 Wellman, William A. USA Y
# 395 of Decade 1950, # 2454 Overall Island in the Sky 1953 Wellman, William A. USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Pardon My Backfire 1953 White, Jules USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall Spooks! 1953 White, Jules USA D
# 413 of Decade 1950, # 2546 Overall Champagne for Caesar 1950 Whorf, Richard USA D
# 335 of Decade 1950, # 2174 Overall The Bridge 1959 Wicki, Bernhard West Germany BD
# 116 of Decade 1950, # 804 Overall Forbidden Planet 1956 Wilcox, Fred M. USA BD
# 8 of Decade 1950, # 25 Overall Some Like It Hot 1959 Wilder, Billy USA BDS
# 11 of Decade 1950, # 41 Overall Sunset Boulevard 1950 Wilder, Billy USA BDS
# 77 of Decade 1950, # 415 Overall Ace in the Hole 1951 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 125 of Decade 1950, # 859 Overall Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 146 of Decade 1950, # 1004 Overall Stalag 17 1953 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 168 of Decade 1950, # 1168 Overall Sabrina 1954 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 200 of Decade 1950, # 1383 Overall Love in the Afternoon 1957 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 319 of Decade 1950, # 2116 Overall The Seven Year Itch 1955 Wilder, Billy USA BDS
# 328 of Decade 1950, # 2143 Overall The Spirit of St. Louis 1957 Wilder, Billy USA DS
# 345 of Decade 1950, # 2214 Overall The Enforcer 1951 Windust, Bretaigne / Walsh, Raoul USA BD
# 415 of Decade 1950, # 2591 Overall Arms and the Man 1958 Wirth, Franz Peter West Germany
# 94 of Decade 1950, # 540 Overall The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951 Wise, Robert USA BDS
# 152 of Decade 1950, # 1045 Overall I Want to Live! 1958 Wise, Robert USA Y
# 173 of Decade 1950, # 1187 Overall Executive Suite 1954 Wise, Robert USA D
# 257 of Decade 1950, # 1730 Overall Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Wise, Robert USA D
# 307 of Decade 1950, # 2055 Overall Odds Against Tomorrow 1959 Wise, Robert USA BD
# 435 of Decade 1950, # 2664 Overall Run Silent, Run Deep 1958 Wise, Robert USA BD
# 430 of Decade 1950, # 2641 Overall Stars 1959 Wolf, Konrad East Germany / Bulgaria
# 391 of Decade 1950, # 2447 Overall Glen or Glenda? 1953 Wood, Edward D. Jr. USA D
# 414 of Decade 1950, # 2564 Overall Plan 9 from Outer Space 1959 Wood, Edward D. Jr. USA DS
# 44 of Decade 1950, # 214 Overall Ben-Hur 1959 Wyler, William USA BDS
# 71 of Decade 1950, # 368 Overall Roman Holiday 1953 Wyler, William USA D
# 112 of Decade 1950, # 790 Overall Friendly Persuasion 1956 Wyler, William USA DS
# 156 of Decade 1950, # 1075 Overall Detective Story 1951 Wyler, William USA D
# 204 of Decade 1950, # 1395 Overall The Big Country 1958 Wyler, William USA BD
# 262 of Decade 1950, # 1779 Overall The Desperate Hours 1955 Wyler, William USA D
# 291 of Decade 1950, # 1975 Overall Carrie 1952 Wyler, William USA Y
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# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall The Abbott & Costello Show: 100th Anniversary Collection Season 1 1953 Yarbrough, Jean USA D
# 432 of Decade 1950, # 2648 Overall The Abbott & Costello Show: 100th Anniversary Collection Season 2 1953 Yarbrough, Jean USA D
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall The Blob 1958 Yeaworth, Irvin S. Jr. / Doughten, Russell S. Jr. USA BD
# 395 of Decade 1950, # 2454 Overall Sisters of Nishijin 1952 Yoshimura, Kozaburo Japan
# 384 of Decade 1950, # 2408 Overall The Golden Age of Comedy 1957 Youngson, Robert USA D
# 412 of Decade 1950, # 2544 Overall Otello 1955 Yutkevich, Sergei Soviet Union
# 430 of Decade 1950, # 2641 Overall Velikiy voin Albanii Skanderbeg 1953 Yutkevich, Sergei Albania / Soviet Union
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# 20 of Decade 1950, # 89 Overall High Noon 1952 Zinnemann, Fred USA BDS
# 48 of Decade 1950, # 236 Overall From Here to Eternity 1953 Zinnemann, Fred USA D
# 95 of Decade 1950, # 545 Overall The Nun's Story 1959 Zinnemann, Fred USA DS
# 115 of Decade 1950, # 803 Overall The Men 1950 Zinnemann, Fred USA BD
# 202 of Decade 1950, # 1393 Overall A Hatful of Rain 1957 Zinnemann, Fred USA S
# 249 of Decade 1950, # 1655 Overall Oklahoma! 1955 Zinnemann, Fred USA DS
# 378 of Decade 1950, # 2377 Overall The Member of the Wedding 1952 Zinnemann, Fred USA D
# 424 of Decade 1950, # 2619 Overall Teresa 1951 Zinnemann, Fred 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