Feature Film, Released between 1959-01-01 and 1959-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



51. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Votes: 8,624

52. The Angry Red Planet (1959)

Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.3
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One of only two survivors from a Martian expedition is so traumatized she doesn't remember the circumstances of the trip.

Director: Ib Melchior | Stars: Gerald Mohr, Nora Hayden, Les Tremayne, Jack Kruschen

Votes: 2,668

53. Count Your Blessings (1959)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

5.0
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Grace hastily marries a French aristocrat during WWII, but is separated by circumstance from him for almost nine years. And when reunited, Charles's philandering causes them to divorce and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Rossano Brazzi, Maurice Chevalier, Martin Stephens

Votes: 231 | Gross: $1.77M

54. Li'l Abner (1959)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

6.8
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As Sadie Hawkins Day approaches, Daisy Mae hopes to win the hand of Li'l Abner by catching him in the traditional race.

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye, Peter Palmer, Howard St. John

Votes: 1,207

55. The World of Apu (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

8.5
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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Votes: 10,447 | Gross: $0.02M

56. Expresso Bongo (1959)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Music

6.2
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Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard

Votes: 400

57. Good Morning (1959)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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Two boys begin a silence strike to press their parents into buying them a television set.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chishû Ryû, Kuniko Miyake

Votes: 6,929

58. The Mummy (1959)

Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Horror

6.8
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In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, Eddie Byrne

Votes: 7,473

59. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.2
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The black sheep of a family and the local minister discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

Votes: 1,995

60. Nazarin (1959)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.9
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A priest in a poor community lives a charitable life in accordance with his religious principles, but many others do not return the favor.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marga López, Rita Macedo, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 4,819

61. Sapphire (1959)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The murder of a young woman in London exposes deep racial tensions and prejudices inherent in the area.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie

Votes: 1,202

62. Our Man in Havana (1959)

Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an Agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Alec Guinness, Maureen O'Hara, Burl Ives, Ernie Kovacs

Votes: 4,528

63. The Giant Gila Monster (1959)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.5
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A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community and a heroic teenager attempts to destroy the creature.

Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: Don Sullivan, Fred Graham, Lisa Simone, Shug Fisher

Votes: 3,296

64. A Hole in the Head (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Widower Tony is trying to keep a small Miami hotel afloat while raising a 12-year-old son. He's forced to ask his harried brother Mario for help, but he'll only bail Tony out if he quits his bohemian lifestyle and marries a sensible woman.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Carolyn Jones

Votes: 2,187 | Gross: $11.00M

65. Green Mansions (1959)

Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A young man in the jungles of Venezuela meets a strange girl of the forest and falls in love with her.

Director: Mel Ferrer | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb, Sessue Hayakawa

Votes: 1,972

66. The Giant Behemoth (1959)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur that threatens London.

Directors: Douglas Hickox, Eugène Lourié | Stars: Gene Evans, André Morell, Leigh Madison, John Turner

Votes: 2,163

67. The Killer Shrews (1959)

Not Rated | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.

Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: James Best, Ingrid Goude, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon

Votes: 4,199 | Gross: $1.00M

68. Floating Weeds (1959)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

8.0
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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.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Ganjirô Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Haruko Sugimura, Ayako Wakao

Votes: 6,642

69. The Atomic Submarine (1959)

Not Rated | 72 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway

Votes: 1,256

70. The Immoral Mr. Teas (1959)

R | 63 min | Comedy

4.7
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A door to door salesman of dentist's appliances encounters beautiful well-endowed nude women everywhere he goes.

Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Bill Teas, Ann Peters, Marilyn Wesley, Michele Roberts

Votes: 811

71. Never So Few (1959)

Approved | 125 min | Drama, War

5.9
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During WW2, the American OSS mounts covert operations with the native Kachin against the Japanese army in the jungles of Burma.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen

Votes: 2,727

72. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame, Shelley Winters

Votes: 3,369

73. The Man Who Understood Women (1959)

105 min | Comedy

4.6
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Willie Bauche, a Hollywood producer, becomes so obsessed with turning his wife, Ann Garantier, into the sexiest star in Hollywood that he neglects her real needs. Feeling lonely and tired ... See full summary »

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Leslie Caron, Henry Fonda, Cesare Danova, Myron McCormick

Votes: 129

74. Tiger Bay (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A twelve-year-old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend, but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 2,161

75. The Cousins (1959)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

7.3
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A pair of cousins share a flat, but animosity begins to build between the two when a woman gets involved.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Juliette Mayniel, Guy Decomble

Votes: 2,361

76. Carry on Nurse (1959)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men's ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron's debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 2,332

77. Compulsion (1959)

Approved | 103 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 5,471

78. Day of the Outlaw (1959)

Not Rated | 92 min | Western

7.3
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Blaise Starrett is a rancher at odds with homesteaders when outlaws hold up the small town. The outlaws are held in check only by their notorious leader, but he is diagnosed with a fatal wound and the town is a powder keg waiting to blow.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Robert Ryan, Burl Ives, Tina Louise, Alan Marshal

Votes: 2,759

79. The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions.

Directors: Charles Guggenheim, John Stix | Stars: Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke, James Dukas

Votes: 1,163

80. Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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During the Korean War peace talks, U.S. troops fight to retake a hill from the Communist Chinese forces.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Rip Torn, George Peppard

Votes: 4,026 | Gross: $4.02M

81. Idol on Parade (1959)

88 min | Comedy

5.7
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A rock'n'roll idol is drafted into the wrong regiment.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: William Bendix, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 134

82. Make Mine a Million (1959)

81 min | Comedy

6.5
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Sid Gibson is a soap powder salesman who decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is, he's absolutely broke. He calls upon his friend Arthur Ashton, who arranges to sneak... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Arthur Askey, Sidney James, Dermot Walsh, Olga Lindo

Votes: 87

83. Portrait of a Sinner (1959)

96 min | Drama

6.2
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Young blonde woman seems to destroy everyone she comes in contact with.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix, Natasha Parry

Votes: 112

84. The Wasp Woman (1959)

Not Rated | 63 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A scientist develops a youth formula for a cosmetics queen from jelly taken from queen wasps, failing to anticipate the typical horrible side effects.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, William Roerick

Votes: 3,700

85. The Hangman (1959)

Not Rated | 87 min | Western

6.6
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U.S. Marshal Bovard comes to a small border town to identify and arrest a fugitive, but the whole town seems determined to prevent the Marshal from doing his job.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker, Jack Lord

Votes: 675

86. The Five Pennies (1959)

Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ... See full summary »

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong, Harry Guardino

Votes: 1,528

87. Two Men in Manhattan (1959)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Pierre Grasset, Christiane Eudes, Ginger Hall, Colette Fleury

Votes: 1,436

88. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)

91 min | Adventure

5.5
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In the 19th century,during the German colonial rule,railway engineer Robert Adamson arrives in the Kilimanjaro Region to finish building a railroad through hostile territory.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 275

89. North West Frontier (1959)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama

7.1
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In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 2,099

90. Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.2
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After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 2,725 | Gross: $12.20M

91. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Approved | 98 min | Romance, Western

6.2
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A honorable drifter constantly on the run finds his enemies closing in around him.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Albert Dekker

Votes: 1,398

92. Up Periscope (1959)

Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Garner, Edmond O'Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr.

Votes: 1,460

93. Alias Jesse James (1959)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.5
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Outlaw T.J. "Jesse" James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth, who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod | Stars: Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Gloria Talbott

Votes: 1,152

94. The Sound and the Fury (1959)

Approved | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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Drama focusing on a family of Southern aristocrats who are trying to deal with the dissolution of their clan and the loss of its reputation, faith, fortunes and respect.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Yul Brynner, Joanne Woodward, Margaret Leighton, Stuart Whitman

Votes: 742

95. It Started with a Kiss (1959)

Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A U.S. sergeant serving in Spain creates envy among his Air Force superiors and the Spanish locals when his brand new futuristic sports car and pretty wife arrive at the base.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Glenn Ford, Debbie Reynolds, Eva Gabor, Gustavo Rojo

Votes: 645

96. Caltiki, the Immortal Monster (1959)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Archaeologists investigating some Mayan ruins come across a blob-like monster. They manage to destroy it with fire, but keep a sample. Meanwhile, a comet is due to pass close to the Earth -... See full summary »

Directors: Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava | Stars: John Merivale, Didi Sullivan, Gérard Herter, Giacomo Rossi Stuart

Votes: 1,093

97. I Spit on Your Grave (1959)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Joe Grant, a light-skinned African-African, heads to a small Southern town to investigate the lynching death of his brother. He draws the attention of a gorgeous heiress, who he learns may have been involved in the killing.

Director: Michel Gast | Stars: Christian Marquand, Antonella Lualdi, Fernand Ledoux, Renate Ewert

Votes: 212

98. Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure

6.5
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Four British villains raid a settlement to obtain explosives for use in a diamond mine. In doing so they nearly destroy the settlement, so and Tarzan pursues them to their mine.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Gordon Scott, Anthony Quayle, Sara Shane, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 1,092 | Gross: $2.18M

99. The Journey (1959)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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A British woman trying to escape Hungary with her freedom fighter lover and a group of Westerners, as the Soviet Union moves to crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, finds herself the obsession of an enigmatic Communist officer.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Jason Robards, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,318

100. Hannibal (1959)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.2
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During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army.

Directors: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam, Milly Vitale

Votes: 637


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