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The Best Movies of 1959 - Original Release   (97 Most Notable)

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 RATING    TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1959, # 16 Overall The 400 Blows 1959 Truffaut, François France BD
# 2 for 1959, # 24 Overall Some Like It Hot 1959 Wilder, Billy USA BDS
# 3 for 1959, # 46 Overall The World of Apu 1959 Ray, Satyajit India D
# 4 for 1959, # 69 Overall North by Northwest 1959 Hitchcock, Alfred USA BDS
# 5 for 1959, # 199 Overall Ben-Hur 1959 Wyler, William USA BDS
# 6 for 1959, # 248 Overall Anatomy of a Murder 1959 Preminger, Otto USA BD
# 7 for 1959, # 282 Overall Hiroshima, mon amour 1959 Resnais, Alain France / Japan BD
# 8 for 1959, # 307 Overall Rio Bravo 1959 Hawks, Howard USA BD
# 9 for 1959, # 351 Overall Pickpocket 1959 Bresson, Robert France BD
# 10 for 1959, # 382 Overall Room at the Top 1959 Clayton, Jack UK Y
# 11 for 1959, # 465 Overall Floating Weeds 1959 Ozu, Yasujiro Japan D
# 12 for 1959, # 524 Overall Shadows 1959 Cassavetes, John USA BD
# 13 for 1959, # 531 Overall The Nun's Story 1959 Zinnemann, Fred USA DS
# 14 for 1959, # 540 Overall Imitation of Life 1959 Sirk, Douglas USA D
# 15 for 1959, # 755 Overall Black Orpheus 1959 Camus, Marcel Brazil / France / Italy BD
# 16 for 1959, # 803 Overall I'm All Right, Jack 1959 Boulting, John UK Y
# 17 for 1959, # 1028 Overall Pillow Talk 1959 Gordon, Michael USA BD
# 18 for 1959, # 1037 Overall The Diary of Anne Frank 1959 Stevens, George USA BDS
# 19 for 1959, # 1065 Overall Ballad of a Soldier 1959 Chukraj, Grigori Soviet Union Y
# 20 for 1959, # 1273 Overall Il Generale della Rovere 1959 Rossellini, Roberto Italy / France BD
# 21 for 1959, # 1284 Overall Compulsion 1959 Fleischer, Richard USA D
# 22 for 1959, # 1332 Overall Suddenly, Last Summer 1959 Mankiewicz, Joseph L. USA Y
# 23 for 1959, # 1361 Overall The Cousins 1959 Chabrol, Claude France
# 24 for 1959, # 1369 Overall On the Beach 1959 Kramer, Stanley USA BD
# 25 for 1959, # 1456 Overall The League of Gentlemen 1959 Dearden, Basil UK D
# 26 for 1959, # 1754 Overall Our Man in Havana 1959 Reed, Carol UK D
# 27 for 1959, # 1794 Overall Jazz on a Summer's Day 1959 Avakian, Aram / Stern, Bert USA Y
# 28 for 1959, # 1849 Overall Operation Petticoat 1959 Edwards, Blake USA BD
# 29 for 1959, # 1912 Overall Fires on the Plain 1959 Ichikawa, Kon Japan D
# 30 for 1959, # 1993 Overall Odds Against Tomorrow 1959 Wise, Robert USA D
# 31 for 1959, # 2002 Overall Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 Stevenson, Robert USA D
# 32 for 1959, # 2041 Overall Shake Hands with the Devil 1959 Anderson, Michael Ireland / USA
# 33 for 1959, # 2043 Overall The Mouse That Roared 1959 Arnold, Jack UK D
# 34 for 1959, # 2045 Overall Porgy and Bess 1959 Preminger, Otto / Mamoulian, Rouben USA
# 35 for 1959, # 2078 Overall Ride Lonesome 1959 Boetticher, Budd USA D
# 36 for 1959, # 2093 Overall Nazarín 1959 Buñuel, Luis Mexico D
# 37 for 1959, # 2111 Overall The Bridge 1959 Wicki, Bernhard West Germany BD
# 38 for 1959, # 2120 Overall The Overcoat 1959 Batalov, Aleksei Soviet Union
# 39 for 1959, # 2150 Overall Sleeping Beauty 1959 Geronimi, Clyde / Clark, Les / Larson, Eric / Reithermann, Wolfgang USA BDS
# 40 for 1959, # 2175 Overall Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1959 Vadim, Roger Italy / France Y
# 41 for 1959, # 2259 Overall Tiger Bay 1959 Thompson, J. Lee UK D
# 42 for 1959, # 2279 Overall Good Morning 1959 Ozu, Yasujiro Japan Y
# 43 for 1959, # 2300 Overall Have Rocket, Will Travel 1959 Rich, David Lowell USA V
# 44 for 1959, # 2306 Overall The Great War 1959 Monicelli, Mario Italy / France
# 45 for 1959, # 2344 Overall Kapò 1959 Pontecorvo, Gillo France / Italy D
# 46 for 1959, # 2372 Overall The Bridal Path 1959 Launder, Frank UK
# 46 for 1959, # 2372 Overall The Chaplin Revue 1959 Chaplin, Charles UK / USA D
# 46 for 1959, # 2372 Overall The Devil's Disciple 1959 Hamilton, Guy UK / USA V
# 47 for 1959, # 2438 Overall The Tingler 1959 Castle, William USA Y
# 48 for 1959, # 2448 Overall Odd Obsession 1959 Ichikawa, Kon Japan Y
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall The Hanging Tree 1959 Daves, Delmer / Malden, Karl USA V
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall Happy Anniversary 1959 Miller, David USA
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall Hercules Unchained 1959 Francisci, Pietro Italy / France / Spain D
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall House on Haunted Hill 1959 Castle, William USA D
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall Poem of the Sea 1959 Dovzhenko, Aleksandr / Solntseva, Yuliya Soviet Union
# 49 for 1959, # 2456 Overall A Summer Place 1959 Daves, Delmer USA D
# 50 for 1959, # 2458 Overall Pork Chop Hill 1959 Milestone, Lewis USA D
# 50 for 1959, # 2458 Overall Warlock 1959 Dmytryk, Edward USA D
# 51 for 1959, # 2473 Overall Plan 9 from Outer Space 1959 Wood, Edward D. Jr. USA DS
# 52 for 1959, # 2492 Overall La Venganza 1959 Bardem, Juan Antonio Italy / Spain
# 52 for 1959, # 2492 Overall Paw 1959 Henning-Jensen, Astrid Denmark
# 53 for 1959, # 2496 Overall The Cry of Jazz 1959 Bland, Edward USA D
# 53 for 1959, # 2496 Overall Pull My Daisy 1959 Frank, Robert / Leslie, Alfred USA
# 54 for 1959, # 2517 Overall The Boy and the Bridge 1959 McClory, Kevin UK
# 54 for 1959, # 2517 Overall Double Tour 1959 Chabrol, Claude France / Italy D
# 54 for 1959, # 2517 Overall Sonatas 1959 Bardem, Juan Antonio Spain / Mexico Y
# 55 for 1959, # 2518 Overall The Man Who Understood Women 1959 Johnson, Nunnally USA
# 55 for 1959, # 2518 Overall Middle of the Night 1959 Mann, Delbert USA D
# 56 for 1959, # 2519 Overall North West Frontier 1959 Thompson, J. Lee UK D
# 56 for 1959, # 2519 Overall Sapphire 1959 Dearden, Basil UK D
# 56 for 1959, # 2519 Overall Yesterday's Enemy 1959 Guest, Val UK
# 57 for 1959, # 2529 Overall But Not for Me 1959 Lang, Walter USA Y
# 57 for 1959, # 2529 Overall The Five Pennies 1959 Shavelson, Melville USA Y
# 57 for 1959, # 2529 Overall Li'l Abner 1959 Frank, Melvin USA Y
# 57 for 1959, # 2529 Overall A Private's Affair 1959 Walsh, Raoul USA
# 57 for 1959, # 2529 Overall Say One for Me 1959 Tashlin, Frank USA
# 58 for 1959, # 2532 Overall India 1959 Rossellini, Roberto France / Italy
# 58 for 1959, # 2532 Overall The Indian Tomb 1959 Lang, Fritz West Germany / France / Italy Y
# 58 for 1959, # 2532 Overall The Savage Innocents 1959 Ray, Nicholas / Bandini, Baccio France / Italy / UK
# 58 for 1959, # 2532 Overall The Tiger of Eschnapur 1959 Lang, Fritz West Germany / France / Italy Y
# 59 for 1959, # 2538 Overall A Hole in the Head 1959 Capra, Frank USA BD
# 59 for 1959, # 2538 Overall The Horse Soldiers 1959 Ford, John USA BD
# 59 for 1959, # 2538 Overall The Shaggy Dog 1959 Barton, Charles USA D
# 60 for 1959, # 2540 Overall Stars 1959 Wolf, Konrad East Germany / Bulgaria
# 61 for 1959, # 2541 Overall Araya 1959 Benacerraf, Margot Venezuela / France D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall Disneyland: I Captured the King of the Leprechauns 1959 unknown USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall I Captured the King of the Leprechauns 1959 Keller, Harry / Stevenson, Robert USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall Kodak Presents Disneyland '59 1959 unknown USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall M Squad 1959 various USA DS
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall Rawhide - The Complete First Season 1959 Addiss, Jus / Benedek, László USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock 1959 Miller, Sidney USA V
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall The Untouchables 1959 Biberman, Abner / Gist, Robert USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall Walt Disney Treasures - Tomorrowland: Disney in Space and Beyond (1959) 1959 Kimball, Ward / Luske, Hamilton / Kurtti, Jeff USA D
# 62 for 1959, # 2545 Overall Walt Disney Treasures: Zorro - The Complete Second Season 1959 various USA D
# 63 for 1959, # 2565 Overall Kaagaz Ke Phool 1959 Dutt, Guru India
# 64 for 1959, # 2567 Overall Journey to the Lost City 1959 Lang, Fritz Italy / France / West Germany
NR The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery 1959 Guggenheim, Charles / Stix, John USA D
 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
 
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