The Best Movies of 1956   (98) Most Notable
Sorted by Title
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 63 for 1956, # 2663 Overall Alexander the Great 1956 Rossen, Robert USA / Spain DS
# 20 for 1956, # 1128 Overall Anastasia 1956 Litvak, Anatole USA DS
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall ...And God Created Woman 1956 Vadim, Roger France / Italy D
# 2 for 1956, # 119 Overall Aparajito 1956 Ray, Satyajit India BD
# 12 for 1956, # 759 Overall Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Anderson, Michael USA Y
# 38 for 1956, # 2211 Overall Attack 1956 Aldrich, Robert USA BY
# 15 for 1956, # 826 Overall Baby Doll 1956 Kazan, Elia USA BD
# 35 for 1956, # 2071 Overall The Bad Seed 1956 LeRoy, Mervyn USA BD
# 60 for 1956, # 2646 Overall The Battle of the River Plate 1956 Powell, Michael / Pressburger, Emeric UK
# 57 for 1956, # 2632 Overall Before Sundown 1956 Reinhardt, Gottfried West Germany
# 66 for 1956, # 2710 Overall Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 1956 Lang, Fritz USA B
# 39 for 1956, # 2240 Overall Bhowani Junction 1956 Cukor, George USA / UK YS
# 24 for 1956, # 1390 Overall Bigger Than Life 1956 Ray, Nicholas USA BD
# 7 for 1956, # 496 Overall Bob le flambeur 1956 Melville, Jean-Pierre France BD
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall The Brave One 1956 Rapper, Irving USA BD
# 8 for 1956, # 524 Overall The Burmese Harp 1956 Ichikawa, Kon Japan D
# 17 for 1956, # 884 Overall Bus Stop 1956 Logan, Joshua USA Y
# 58 for 1956, # 2642 Overall Calabuch 1956 Berlanga, Luis García Spain / Italy
# 44 for 1956, # 2351 Overall Calle Mayor 1956 Bardem, Juan Antonio Spain / France
# 55 for 1956, # 2613 Overall The Captain from Köpenick 1956 Käutner, Helmut West Germany
# 21 for 1956, # 1279 Overall Carousel 1956 King, Henry USA DS
# 45 for 1956, # 2358 Overall The Catered Affair 1956 Brooks, Richard USA Y
# 26 for 1956, # 1513 Overall The Court Jester 1956 Frank, Melvin / Panama, Norman USA Y
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Davy Crockett and the River Pirates 1956 Foster, Norman USA D
# 56 for 1956, # 2618 Overall Disneyland Dream 1956 Barstow, Robbins / Barstow, Meg USA
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Disneyland: Where Do the Stories Come From? 1956 Hannah, Jack USA D
# 56 for 1956, # 2618 Overall Early Abstractions #1-5,7,10 1956 Smith, Harry USA V
# 52 for 1956, # 2529 Overall The Eddy Duchin Story 1956 Sidney, George USA D
# 62 for 1956, # 2657 Overall Elena and Her Men 1956 Renoir, Jean Italy / France Y
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows 1956 unknown USA D
# 57 for 1956, # 2632 Overall Eyes of Children 1956 Kawazu, Yoshiro Japan
# 49 for 1956, # 2470 Overall Flowing 1956 Naruse, Mikio Japan
# 14 for 1956, # 806 Overall Forbidden Planet 1956 Wilcox, Fred M. USA BD
# 13 for 1956, # 793 Overall Friendly Persuasion 1956 Wyler, William USA DS
# 30 for 1956, # 1755 Overall Gervaise 1956 Clément, René France / Italy D
# 5 for 1956, # 435 Overall Giant 1956 Stevens, George USA BDS
# 22 for 1956, # 1283 Overall The Girl Can't Help It 1956 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 57 for 1956, # 2632 Overall A Girl in Black 1956 Cacoyannis, Michael Greece Y
# 27 for 1956, # 1535 Overall The Great Man 1956 Ferrer, José USA
# 54 for 1956, # 2570 Overall The Green Man 1956 Day, Robert / Dearden, Basil UK
# 31 for 1956, # 1792 Overall The Harder They Fall 1956 Robson, Mark USA D
# 32 for 1956, # 1926 Overall High Society 1956 Walters, Charles USA DS
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Hollywood or Bust 1956 Tashlin, Frank USA D
# 3 for 1956, # 161 Overall Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Siegel, Don USA BD
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Jubal 1956 Daves, Delmer USA BD
# 10 for 1956, # 618 Overall The Killing 1956 Kubrick, Stanley USA BD
# 16 for 1956, # 847 Overall The King and I 1956 Lang, Walter USA BDS
# 58 for 1956, # 2642 Overall La Traversée de Paris 1956 Autant-Lara, Claude France / Italy
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall Love Me Tender 1956 Webb, Robert D. USA D
# 11 for 1956, # 722 Overall Lust for Life 1956 Minnelli, Vincente / Cukor, George USA DS
# 58 for 1956, # 2642 Overall Malva 1956 Braun, Vladimir Soviet Union
# 6 for 1956, # 469 Overall A Man Escaped 1956 Bresson, Robert France BD
# 42 for 1956, # 2297 Overall The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit 1956 Johnson, Nunnally USA DS
# 26 for 1956, # 1513 Overall The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 Hitchcock, Alfred USA BD
# 51 for 1956, # 2480 Overall The Man Who Never Was 1956 Neame, Ronald UK Y
# 63 for 1956, # 2663 Overall Meet Me in Las Vegas 1956 Rowland, Roy USA V
# 28 for 1956, # 1542 Overall Moby Dick 1956 Huston, John UK BD
# 56 for 1956, # 2618 Overall Modesta 1956 Doniger, Benjamin USA
# 43 for 1956, # 2300 Overall The Mystery of Picasso 1956 Clouzot, Henri-Georges France D
# 61 for 1956, # 2654 Overall The Opposite Sex 1956 Miller, David USA Y
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Pardners 1956 Taurog, Norman USA D
# 23 for 1956, # 1288 Overall Patterns 1956 Cook, Fielder USA BD
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall The Plausible Impossible 1956 Beaudine, William / Jackson, Wilfred USA D
# 36 for 1956, # 2190 Overall Private's Progress 1956 Boulting, John UK
# 55 for 1956, # 2613 Overall Qivitoq 1956 Balling, Erik Denmark
# 61 for 1956, # 2654 Overall The Rainmaker 1956 Anthony, Joseph USA DS
# 60 for 1956, # 2646 Overall Reach for the Sky 1956 Gilbert, Lewis UK D
# 59 for 1956, # 2645 Overall The Red Balloon 1956 Lamorisse, Albert France D
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall Rodan 1956 Honda, Ishirô Japan D
# 59 for 1956, # 2645 Overall The Roof 1956 De Sica, Vittorio Italy / France
# 57 for 1956, # 2632 Overall Roses on the Arm 1956 Kinoshita, Keisuke Japan
# 40 for 1956, # 2248 Overall Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island 1956 Inagaki, Hiroshi Japan BD
# 1 for 1956, # 10 Overall The Searchers 1956 Ford, John USA BDS
# 47 for 1956, # 2399 Overall Seven Men from Now 1956 Boetticher, Budd USA D
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall 7 Men From Now 1956 Boetticher, Budd USA D
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall Seven Wonders of the World 1956 Garnett, Tay / Mantz, Paul / Marton, Andrew / Tetzlaff, Ted / Thompson, Walter USA
# 60 for 1956, # 2646 Overall The Shadow 1956 Kawalerowicz, Jerzy Poland D
# 33 for 1956, # 1943 Overall The Silent World 1956 Cousteau, Jacques-Yves / Malle, Louis Italy / France
# 34 for 1956, # 2007 Overall The Solid Gold Cadillac 1956 Quine, Richard USA D
# 29 for 1956, # 1741 Overall Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 Wise, Robert USA D
# 64 for 1956, # 2666 Overall Sorok pervyy 1956 Chukhraj, Grigori Soviet Union
# 41 for 1956, # 2270 Overall Street of Shame 1956 Mizoguchi, Kenji Japan V
# 66 for 1956, # 2710 Overall Suzaki Paradise 1956 Kawashima, Yuzo Japan
# 48 for 1956, # 2410 Overall Tea and Sympathy 1956 Minnelli, Vincente USA V
# 25 for 1956, # 1467 Overall The Teahouse of the August Moon 1956 Mann, Daniel USA D
# 9 for 1956, # 578 Overall The Ten Commandments 1956 DeMille, Cecil B. USA BDS
# 66 for 1956, # 2710 Overall There's Always Tomorrow 1956 Sirk, Douglas USA BD
# 50 for 1956, # 2476 Overall Torero 1956 Velo, Carlos Mexico
# 62 for 1956, # 2657 Overall Toute la mémoire du monde 1956 Resnais, Alain France
# 60 for 1956, # 2646 Overall A Town Like Alice 1956 Lee, Jack UK D
# 46 for 1956, # 2384 Overall Trapeze 1956 Reed, Carol USA BD
# 65 for 1956, # 2673 Overall Walt Disney Treasures - The Chronological Donald, Volume Four (1951 - 1961) 1956 Hannah, Jack USA D
# 19 for 1956, # 1023 Overall War and Peace 1956 Vidor, King Italy / USA DS
# 37 for 1956, # 2210 Overall While the City Sleeps 1956 Lang, Fritz USA BD
# 53 for 1956, # 2568 Overall World Without End 1956 Bernds, Edward USA BD
# 4 for 1956, # 301 Overall Written on the Wind 1956 Sirk, Douglas USA Y
# 18 for 1956, # 949 Overall The Wrong Man 1956 Hitchcock, Alfred USA BDS
# 60 for 1956, # 2646 Overall Yield to the Night 1956 Thompson, J. Lee UK
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
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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