Movies: 1950-1959

by bootybabe66 | created - 02 Nov 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Just a boatload of 50's movies. (100+ Votes) From least to most amount of votes, within their year. I highly suggest using the 'Refine' option. Happy Movie Hunting! :)

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1. Eye Witness (1950)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

In 1949, when his former British war buddy is charged with murder, American lawyer Adam Hayward goes to England to see if he can help.

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer, Andrew Cruickshank

Votes: 127

2. Killer Shark (1950)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure

A college student takes a break and goes out to sea with his father, the captain of a shark-hunting boat. When his inexperience results in an accident in which his father and a crewman are ... See full summary »

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Laurette Luez, Roland Winters, Edward Norris

Votes: 157

3. Guilty of Treason (1950)

Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, History

Hungarian Cardinal Mindeszenty is imprisoned as an enemy of the Communist state. A propaganda film typical of the 1950s, but based on a real-life incident; includes a powerful trial scene. (1949; B&W)

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Charles Bickford, Bonita Granville, Paul Kelly, Richard Derr

Votes: 137

4. Blondie's Hero (1950)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

Dagwood accidentally enlists in the Army reserve. Blondie accompanies him to basic training camp.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Marjorie Ann Mutchie

Votes: 141

5. Paid in Full (1950)

Passed | 98 min | Drama

Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Robert Cummings, Lizabeth Scott, Diana Lynn, Eve Arden

Votes: 167

6. Rock Island Trail (1950)

Passed | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Western

Feud between the long-established stagecoach and steamship lines and the emergent railway companies trying to expand into the Midwest.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Adele Mara, Lorna Gray, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 140

7. Last of the Buccaneers (1950)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Adventure, History

Swashbuckler about the adventures of pirate Jean Lafitte after he helped save New Orleans from a British invasion during the War of 1812.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Paul Henreid, Jack Oakie, Karin Booth, Mary Anderson

Votes: 124

8. What the Butler Saw (1950)

61 min | Comedy

A British nobleman who has spent the majority of his life running a tropical island returns to England. He finds that an island princess has fallen in love with his butler. Finding that ... See full summary »

Director: Godfrey Grayson | Stars: Edward Rigby, Henry Mollison, Mercy Haystead, Michael Ward

Votes: 132

9. Bomba and the Hidden City (1950)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Princess Leah is the rightful heir to a tribal throne which has been stolen from her by the dastardly Hassan. Bomba the Jungle Boy, of course, comes to her rescue.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Sue England, Paul Guilfoyle, Damian O'Flynn

Votes: 167

10. The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy

When a naval officer's wife breaks her ankle and is laid up, her husband takes over running the household by employing military regimentation and discipline, which leads to a number of amusing situations.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Robert Walker, Joan Leslie, Edward Arnold, Spring Byington

Votes: 159

11. Beware of Blondie (1950)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy

Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naiveté, but Blondie saves the day.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Marjorie Ann Mutchie

Votes: 155

12. Stage to Tucson (1950)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Western

A group of outlaws posing as Southern sympathizers and led secretly by freight-line owner Jim Maroon are raiding stagecoaches, and this is a threat to the Union communications. Grif ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Sally Eilers

Votes: 157

13. Return of the Frontiersman (1950)

Passed | 74 min | Western

A sheriff's son is falsely accused of murder, and a friend determines to clear his name and find the real killer.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Julie London, Rory Calhoun, Jack Holt

Votes: 144

14. Southside 1-1000 (1950)

Passed | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The US secret service goes after a counterfeit ring, whose engraver Eugene Deane has covertly constructed his plates while serving a life sentence in San Quentin. In order to infiltrate the... See full summary »

Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Don DeFore, Andrea King, George Tobias, Barry Kelley

Votes: 167

15. The Torch (1950)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A revolutionary and his band take over a small Mexican town. The townspeople begin to take sides over whether to fight him, join forces with him or just try to get along with him.

Director: Emilio Fernández | Stars: Paulette Goddard, Pedro Armendáriz, Gilbert Roland, Walter Reed

Votes: 147

16. Double Deal (1950)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A woman inherits an Oklahoma oil well and hires an itinerant oil engineer to start drilling but she runs afoul of a greedy oil tycooness who wants her company at any cost, even if it means murder, sabotage and deceit.

Director: Abby Berlin | Stars: Marie Windsor, Richard Denning, Taylor Holmes, Fay Baker

Votes: 201

17. Trail of Robin Hood (1950)

Passed | 67 min | Western

Retired actor Jack Holt is raising Christmas trees for sale at a cost which permits every family to have one. A commercial tree company tries to drive Holt out of business. Roy saves the day, of course.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Penny Edwards, Gordon Jones

Votes: 207

18. Bells of Coronado (1950)

Approved | 67 min | Western

Roy is an insurance investigator looking into the theft of uranium ore. He must prevent the thieves from taking off in a plane with the stolen ore.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Pat Brady

Votes: 155

19. It's a Small World (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Drama

Harry Musk is one in a million. Adult, pint-sized Harry longs to be part of the big world.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Paul Dale, Lorraine Miller, Will Geer, Nina Koshetz

Votes: 142

20. The Lost Volcano (1950)

Approved | 76 min | Adventure

When a young boy is kidnapped by hunters who believe he knows the location of a great treasure, Bomba the Jungle Boy seeks to rescue him from them and from a volcano which is about to erupt.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Donald Woods, Marjorie Lord, John Ridgely

Votes: 174

21. Once a Thief (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A down-on-her-luck San Francisco woman, turning in desperation to jewel robbery, barely escapes getting nabbed in a heist and moves to Los Angeles where she gets an honest job as a waitress... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Cesar Romero, June Havoc, Marie McDonald, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 162

22. Waterfront Women (1950)

80 min | Drama

A worthless sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter is not happy her father's decides to return.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Susan Shaw

Votes: 282

23. I Was a Shoplifter (1950)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

In 1950s California, the police tries to infiltrate and neutralize a shoplifting crime ring operating in major department stores.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Scott Brady, Mona Freeman, Andrea King, Tony Curtis

Votes: 209

24. Trigger, Jr. (1950)

Passed | 68 min | Western

Evil Grant Withers lets a killer horse loose to ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. He hopes to shake down the ranchers for his "protection". Roy tracks down the bad guys, but is ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Pat Brady

Votes: 171

25. Shakedown (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Unscrupulous and opportunistic San Francisco news media photographer Jack Early steps-on and uses folks, to get ahead, but in the end he tangles with the wrong people.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Howard Duff, Peggy Dow, Brian Donlevy, Lawrence Tierney

Votes: 187

26. Wyoming Mail (1950)

Passed | 87 min | Western

In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by frequent bandit attacks, the government hires Steve Davis to infiltrate a gang in order to destroy it from inside.

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Howard Da Silva, Ed Begley

Votes: 181

27. Three Husbands (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish--granted to all newcomers--he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: Eve Arden, Ruth Warrick, Vanessa Brown, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 186

28. Cage of Gold (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama

In post-WW2 Britain, a young woman marries an old flame but after he disappears, and is later declared dead, she re-marries, only to be blackmailed by the supposedly-dead first husband who suddenly re-appears in her life, in need of money.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jean Simmons, David Farrar, James Donald, Madeleine Lebeau

Votes: 281

29. Flying Disc Man from Mars (1950)

Passed | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A hero single-handedly sets himself against Martians trying to assume control of Earth.

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, Gregory Gaye, James Craven

Votes: 182

30. The Sun Sets at Dawn (1950)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A young man is wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed. Reporters covering the execution relate the story, each from his own perspective.

Director: Paul Sloane | Stars: Sally Parr, Patrick Waltz, Walter Reed, Lee Frederick

Votes: 201

31. Guilty Bystander (1950)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

An alcoholic ex-cop, now the house detective at a scuzzy hotel in an even scuzzier part of town, stumbles through New York City's sleazy underworld searching for his kidnapped son.

Director: Joseph Lerner | Stars: Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson, Mary Boland, Sam Levene

Votes: 498

32. High Lonesome (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Western

When a sudden spurt of murders occurs in Texas Big Bend country, suspicion immediately falls on a young drifter who just moved to the area.

Director: Alan Le May | Stars: John Drew Barrymore, Chill Wills, John Archer, Lois Butler

Votes: 191

33. Mr. Music (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

A golf-crazy songwriter tries to avoid the long, solitary hours of concentration needed to produce a hit musical. His producer and his secretary conspire to get him back on track.

Director: Richard Haydn | Stars: Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 210