1951 : les meilleurs films de l'année.by sarnico | created - 03 Jan 2016 | updated - 09 Mar 2019 | Public
Le meilleur du cinéma à travers ses classiques majeurs : bons, très bons, excellents films et chefs-d’œuvres de l'année d'après la date de sortie au niveau mondial (classement par ordre alphabétique des titres français).
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1. The African Queen (1951)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
Votes: 68,713 | Gross: $0.54M
2. Alice in Wonderland (1951)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way.
Alice au pays des merveilles
3. The Red Inn (1951)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the monk his habit of serving a soporific soup to the guests, to rob their possessions and ... See full summary »
4. The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Approved | 69 min | Drama, War
Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.
La charge victorieuse
5. The Forbidden Christ (1951)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, War
Back in his village, former war prisoner Bruno Baldi is dead set on avenging his brother who has been shot by a German firing squad after being given away by a villager. But nobody wants to... See full summary »
Le Christ interdit
6. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime
A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
De l’or en barres
7. One Summer of Happiness (1951)
103 min | Drama, Romance
After graduating from high school 19 year old Göran goes to his uncle Anders's farm in the countryside for recreation. It's summer and a lot of work to do at the farm, but he, the city ... See full summary »
Elle n’a dansé qu’un seul été
8. The River (1951)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.
9. Ace in the Hole (1951)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Film-Noir
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
Votes: 28,307 | Gross: $3.97M
Le gouffre aux chimères
10. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
Votes: 8,351 | Gross: $0.01M
L’homme au complet blanc
11. The Idiot (1951)
Not Rated | 166 min | Drama, Romance
A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Hokkaido where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman.
12. Strangers on a Train (1951)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.
Votes: 118,125 | Gross: $7.63M
L’inconnu du Nord-Express
13. Summer Interlude (1951)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely woman recalls her first love thirteen years prior during a brief summer vacation.
15. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
G | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
Le jour où la Terre s’arrêta
16. Miss Julie (1951)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A heiress begins to realize her attraction to one of her family's servants.
17. Miracle in Milan (1951)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An open hearted and unrelentingly energetic orphan struggles to make the best out of his life on the streets of Milan.
Miracle à Milan
18. Death of a Salesman (1951)
115 min | Drama
An over-the-hill salesman faces a personal turning point when he loses his job and attempts to make peace with his family.
La mort d’un commis voyageur
19. The Browning Version (1951)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Forced to retire from an English public school, an unpopular professor must confront his failure as a teacher and husband.
L’ombre d’un homme
20. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A seductive woman falls in love with a mysterious ship's captain.
21. Fourteen Hours (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
22. Quo Vadis (1951)
Not Rated | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
Fierce Roman commander Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor) becomes infatuated with beautiful Christian hostage Lygia (Deborah Kerr) and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero (Sir Peter Ustinov).
Votes: 12,860 | Gross: $24.29M
23. An American in Paris (1951)
Passed | 114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.
Votes: 28,769 | Gross: $4.50M
Un américain à Paris
24. A Place in the Sun (1951)
Passed | 122 min | Drama, Romance
A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.
Une place au soleil
25. Der Verlorene (1951)
98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
German scientist murders his fiancée during World War II when he learns that she has been selling the results of his secret research to the enemy.
Un homme perdu
26. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG | 122 min | Drama
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
Votes: 94,851 | Gross: $8.00M
Un tramway nommé Désir