2019 Resolution - 50 films to see (1927-1969)by johnnysmooth83 | created - 9 months ago | updated - 12 hours ago | Public
Must watch 50 films made between (1927 - 1969)
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2. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch.
3. Random Harvest (1942)
Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance
An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.
Votes: 6,453 | Gross: $10.14M
5. China Girl (1942)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
In November 1941, American news photographer Johnny 'Bugsy' Williams manages to escape from the Japanese and finds himself back in Burma where he meets the beautiful Miss Haoli Young. ... See full summary »
Votes: 438 | Gross: $1.40M
6. Light in the Piazza (1962)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Upper class Americans Noel and Meg Johnson have a twenty-six year old daughter named Clara Johnson. Clara suffered a head injury as a child which resulted in her being mentally disabled. ... See full summary »
7. One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors.
8. The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)
Approved | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History
While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents.
9. The Jungle Book (1967)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Votes: 154,108 | Gross: $141.84M
10. 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.
11. Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.
Votes: 22,675 | Gross: $0.30M
12. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama, History
A series of vignettes depicting the lives of the original Franciscan monks, including their leader and the bumbling Ginepro.
13. Peter Pan (1953)
G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan.
Votes: 115,486 | Gross: $87.40M
14. Adam's Rib (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.
15. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
16. Sudden Fear (1952)
Approved | 110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her.
17. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
19. Bandolero! (1968)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mace Bishop masquerades as a hangman in order to save his outlaw brother from the gallows, runs to Mexico chased by the Sheriff's posse and fights against Mexican bandits.
20. The End of Summer (1961)
103 min | Drama
The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.
21. Curse of the Demon (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
American professor John Holden arrives in London for a parapsychology conference, only to find himself investigating the mysterious actions of Devil-worshiper Julian Karswell.
22. Human Desire (1954)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A Korean War vet returns to his job as a railroad engineer and becomes involved in an affair with a co-worker's wife following a murder on a train where they meet.
23. Floating Weeds (1959)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
The head of a Japanese theatre troupe returns to a small coastal town where he left a son who thinks he is his uncle, and tries to make up for the lost time, but his current mistress grows jealous.
24. The Music Room (1958)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Music
Depicts the end days of a decadent zamindar (landlord) in Bengal, and his efforts to uphold his family prestige even when faced with economic adversity.
Votes: 4,598 | Gross: $0.09M
26. The Fast and the Furious (1954)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A trucker framed for murder breaks out of jail, takes a young woman hostage, and enters her sports car in cross-border road race hoping to get to Mexico before the police catch him.
Votes: 1,099 | Gross: $0.25M
27. Dutchman (1966)
55 min | Drama
A sinister, neurotic white girl Lula, with the provocation of her lovely, half-naked body and of her startlingly lascivious speech, lures to his doom a good-looking young black man Clay, a ... See full summary »
28. 100 Rifles (1969)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Romance, War
In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army.
29. Stukas (1941)
101 min | Drama, War
This Nazi propaganda film details the exploits of a group of German Luftwaffe pilots flying Stukas--fighter-bombers--in the Battle of France in the early days of World War II.
31. Love and the Frenchwoman (1960)
143 min | Comedy
The seven stages of woman - seven stories about French women and love in the sixties.
32. It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Mike and Danny hitch a ride to the World's Fair in Seattle after the sheriff seizes their crop duster biplane to cover Danny's gambling debts. Mike looks after the driver's 7 y.o. niece at the fair, where he meets a cute nurse.
Votes: 2,139 | Gross: $2.25M
33. Free, White and 21 (1963)
104 min | Drama
The central conflict in this film is whether African-American businessman Ernie Jones (played by O'Neal) raped Swedish immigrant and civil rights Freedom Rider Greta Mae Hansen (played by ... See full summary »
35. Horror of Dracula (1958)
Not Rated | 82 min | Horror
Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses, forcing his colleague Dr. Van Helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets Harker's loved ones.
36. Fun in Acapulco (1963)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Music
A yacht owner's spoiled daughter gets Mike fired, but a boy helps him get a job as singer at Acapulco Hilton etc. He upsets the lifeguard by taking his girl and 3 daily work hours. Mike's also seeing a woman bullfighter.
Votes: 2,587 | Gross: $1.50M
37. Flying Tigers (1942)
Approved | 102 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Capt. Jim Gordon's command of the famed American mercenary fighter group in China is complicated by the recruitment of an old friend who is a reckless hotshot.
Votes: 3,254 | Gross: $3.27M
38. Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama
A sophisticated and self-assured woman from Paris joins a middle-class rural estate as a maid and causes quite a stir among the variously uptight, perverse and violent inhabitants.
Votes: 7,576 | Gross: $0.02M
39. Tall Story (1960)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.
Votes: 748 | Gross: $12.00M
40. Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Musical
When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.
Votes: 2,480 | Gross: $2.60M
41. Man on a Tightrope (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Thriller
Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain.
42. A Woman's Secret (1949)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Failed singer Marian Washburn confesses she shot her friend, successful singer Susan Caldwell, but her manager Luke Jordan and Detective Fowler doubt her story and cannot establish a reasonable motive.
43. Not as a Stranger (1955)
Approved | 135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
45. Miseria e nobiltà (1954)
60 min | Comedy
"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.
46. The Assassin (1961)
Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Thriller
Alfredo Martelli is picked up by the police at his apartment without justification. In the precinct, he slowly discovers what the investigation is about as we discover details about his life.
47. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Votes: 8,499 | Gross: $17.44M