The Best Movies of 1953   (104) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1953, # 22 Overall Tokyo Story 1953 Ozu, Yasujiro Japan BD
# 2 for 1953, # 84 Overall Ugetsu 1953 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan BD
# 3 for 1953, # 143 Overall Shane 1953 Stevens, George USA BD
# 4 for 1953, # 172 Overall Monsieur Hulot's Holiday 1953 Tati, Jacques France BDS
# 5 for 1953, # 173 Overall The Wages of Fear 1953 Clouzot, Henri-Georges France / Italy BD
# 6 for 1953, # 231 Overall From Here to Eternity 1953 Zinnemann, Fred USA D
# 7 for 1953, # 286 Overall The Earrings of Madame de... 1953 Ophüls, Max France / Italy BD
# 8 for 1953, # 352 Overall The Band Wagon 1953 Minnelli, Vincente USA DS
# 9 for 1953, # 368 Overall Roman Holiday 1953 Wyler, William USA D
# 10 for 1953, # 390 Overall The Big Heat 1953 Lang, Fritz USA BD
# 11 for 1953, # 437 Overall Pickup on South Street 1953 Fuller, Samuel USA BD
# 12 for 1953, # 816 Overall Genevieve 1953 Cornelius, Henry UK BD
# 13 for 1953, # 862 Overall Julius Caesar 1953 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. USA DS
# 14 for 1953, # 894 Overall Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953 Hawks, Howard USA BDS
# 15 for 1953, # 900 Overall Beat the Devil 1953 Huston, John UK / USA / Italy BD
# 16 for 1953, # 927 Overall Gate of Hell 1953 Kinugasa, Teinosuke Japan BD
# 17 for 1953, # 1007 Overall Stalag 17 1953 Wilder, Billy USA BD
# 18 for 1953, # 1096 Overall Lili 1953 Walters, Charles USA YS
# 19 for 1953, # 1181 Overall Naked Spur 1953 Mann, Anthony USA D
# 20 for 1953, # 1184 Overall I Vitelloni 1953 Fellini, Federico France / Italy BYS
# 21 for 1953, # 1328 Overall The Glenn Miller Story 1953 Mann, Anthony USA DS
# 22 for 1953, # 1440 Overall Mogambo 1953 Ford, John USA D
# 23 for 1953, # 1459 Overall Sawdust and Tinsel 1953 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden D
# 24 for 1953, # 1474 Overall The Cruel Sea 1953 Frend, Charles / McCowen, Alec UK D
# 25 for 1953, # 1519 Overall The Robe 1953 Koster, Henry USA BDS
# 26 for 1953, # 1529 Overall Niagara 1953 Hathaway, Henry USA D
# 27 for 1953, # 1625 Overall The Little Kidnappers 1953 Leacock, Philip UK
# 28 for 1953, # 1718 Overall Call Me Madam 1953 Lang, Walter USA D
# 29 for 1953, # 1780 Overall The Little Fugitive 1953 Engel, Morris / Ashley, Ray / Orkin, Ruth USA BD
# 30 for 1953, # 1790 Overall The Wild One 1953 Benedek, László USA D
# 31 for 1953, # 1865 Overall Thérèse Raquin 1953 Carné, Marcel France / Italy
# 32 for 1953, # 1890 Overall How to Marry a Millionaire 1953 Negulesco, Jean USA BDS
# 33 for 1953, # 1941 Overall Kiss Me Kate 1953 Sidney, George USA DS
# 34 for 1953, # 1980 Overall The Sun Shines Bright 1953 Ford, John USA BD
# 35 for 1953, # 2027 Overall Duck Amuck 1953 Jones, Chuck USA D
# 36 for 1953, # 2029 Overall Bread, Love, and Dreams 1953 Comencini, Luigi Italy Y
# 37 for 1953, # 2039 Overall Peter Pan 1953 Geronimi, Clyde / Jackson, Wilfred / Luske, Hamilton USA BDS
# 38 for 1953, # 2067 Overall The Titfield Thunderbolt 1953 Crichton, Charles UK D
# 39 for 1953, # 2081 Overall The Great Adventure 1953 Sucksdorff, Arne Sweden
# 40 for 1953, # 2100 Overall War of the Worlds 1953 Haskin, Byron USA BD
# 41 for 1953, # 2130 Overall House of Wax 1953 De Toth, André USA BD
# 42 for 1953, # 2152 Overall The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. 1953 Rowland, Roy USA D
# 43 for 1953, # 2180 Overall The Moon Is Blue 1953 Preminger, Otto USA
# 44 for 1953, # 2255 Overall Conquest of Everest 1953 Lowe, George UK Y
# 45 for 1953, # 2305 Overall The Living Desert 1953 Algar, James USA D
# 46 for 1953, # 2363 Overall The Bigamist 1953 Lupino, Ida USA BD
# 47 for 1953, # 2409 Overall It Came from Outer Space 1953 Arnold, Jack USA BD
# 48 for 1953, # 2460 Overall A Geisha 1953 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan Y
# 49 for 1953, # 2481 Overall Glen or Glenda? 1953 Wood, Edward D. Jr. USA D
# 50 for 1953, # 2482 Overall Summer with Monika 1953 Bergman, Ingmar Sweden BD
# 51 for 1953, # 2484 Overall The Tell-Tale Heart 1953 Babbitt, Art / Parmelee, Ted USA Y
# 52 for 1953, # 2488 Overall Island in the Sky 1953 Wellman, William A. USA D
# 52 for 1953, # 2488 Overall The Proud Ones 1953 Allégret, Yves / Portas, Rafael E. France / Mexico
# 52 for 1953, # 2488 Overall The Sword and the Rose 1953 Annakin, Ken USA
# 53 for 1953, # 2491 Overall The Heart of the Matter 1953 O'Ferrall, George More UK
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 1953 Lourié, Eugène USA D
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall The Beggar's Opera 1953 Brook, Peter UK V
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall Calamity Jane 1953 Butler, David USA DS
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall Hiroshima 1953 Sekigawa, Hideo Japan
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall Miss Sadie Thompson 1953 Bernhardt, Curtis USA D
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall O Cangaceiro 1953 Barreto, Lima Brazil
# 54 for 1953, # 2580 Overall Wild Geese 1953 Toyoda, Shirô Japan
# 55 for 1953, # 2631 Overall All My Babies 1953 Stoney, George C. USA
# 55 for 1953, # 2631 Overall Eaux d'Artifice 1953 Anger, Kenneth USA D
# 55 for 1953, # 2631 Overall The Hitch-Hiker 1953 Lupino, Ida USA BD
# 56 for 1953, # 2636 Overall A Queen Is Crowned 1953 unknown UK
# 57 for 1953, # 2645 Overall No Way Back 1953 Vicas, Victor / von Mollo, Beate West Germany
# 58 for 1953, # 2655 Overall La Guerra de Dios 1953 Gil, Rafael Spain
# 58 for 1953, # 2655 Overall Le Bon Dieu sans confession 1953 Autant-Lara, Claude France
# 58 for 1953, # 2655 Overall Sadko 1953 Ptushko, Aleksandr Soviet Union Y
# 59 for 1953, # 2658 Overall Martin Luther 1953 Pichel, Irving USA / West Germany Y
# 60 for 1953, # 2659 Overall Angels One Five 1953 O'Ferrall, George More UK
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall Dangerous When Wet 1953 Walters, Charles USA D
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall I Love Melvin 1953 Weis, Don USA Y
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall The Lady Without Camelias 1953 Antonioni, Michelangelo Italy / France
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall Les Statues meurent aussi 1953 Marker, Chris / Resnais, Alain France
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall 99 River Street 1953 Karlson, Phil USA BD
# 61 for 1953, # 2670 Overall The Story of Three Loves 1953 Minnelli, Vincente / Reinhardt, Gottfried USA S
# 62 for 1953, # 2676 Overall King of the Khyber Rifles 1953 King, Henry USA S
# 62 for 1953, # 2676 Overall Titanic 1953 Negulesco, Jean USA DS
# 62 for 1953, # 2676 Overall Young Bess 1953 Sidney, George USA
# 63 for 1953, # 2679 Overall Do Bigha Zamin 1953 Roy, Bimal India
# 63 for 1953, # 2679 Overall Velikiy voin Albanii Skanderbeg 1953 Yutkevich, Sergei Albania / Soviet Union
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall The Abbott & Costello Show: 100th Anniversary Collection Season 1 1953 Yarbrough, Jean USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall The Abbott & Costello Show: 100th Anniversary Collection Season 2 1953 Yarbrough, Jean USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall The Black Prophet 1953 Mulligan, Robert USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall By the Light of the Silvery Moon 1953 Butler, David USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Cease Fire 1953 Crump, Owen USA BD
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall From A to Z-Z-Z-Z 1953 Jones, Chuck USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall The Girl Next Door 1953 Sale, Richard USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Hondo 1953 Farrow, John USA BD
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Houdini 1953 Marshall, George USA BD
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Hypnotic Hick 1953 Patterson, Don USA
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall I Love Lucy: The Movie 1953 Daniels, Marc / Sedgwick, Edward USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Inferno 1953 Baker, Roy Ward USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Invaders from Mars 1953 Menzies, William Cameron USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Pardon My Backfire 1953 White, Jules USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Plunder of the Sun 1953 Farrow, John USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Spooks! 1953 White, Jules USA D
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Those Redheads from Seattle 1953 Foster, Lewis R. USA
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall Thunder Bay 1953 Mann, Anthony USA BD
# 64 for 1953, # 2687 Overall The Unicorn in the Garden 1953 Hurtz, William T. USA Y
# 65 for 1953, # 2697 Overall Little Boy Lost 1953 Seaton, George USA
NR The Man Between 1953 Reed, Carol UK BD
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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