20th Century Fox Color Films 50's

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1. Dakota Lil (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Female outlaw helps lawmen trap railroad bandits.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: George Montgomery, Rod Cameron, Marie Windsor, John Emery

Votes: 128

2. Wabash Avenue (1950)

Approved | 92 min | Musical

Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 219 | Gross: $2.04M

3. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain, Betty Lynn

Votes: 4,328

4. A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music, Western

In 1876 Colorado, the Tomahawk and Western Railroad is expanding through the Rockies, but some stagecoach operators, fearing a loss of revenue, plan to sabotage the railroad.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun, Walter Brennan

Votes: 499

5. Broken Arrow (1950)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Western

Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches in Arizona territory.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael

Votes: 6,945

6. The Cariboo Trail (1950)

Approved | 81 min | Western

Montanans Jim Redfern and Mike Evans head into Canada's British Columbia via the Cariboo Trail intent to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble instead.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams, Karin Booth

Votes: 531

7. The Black Rose (1950)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, History, Romance

A disinherited 13th Century Saxon nobleman leaves Norman England with an archer friend to seek his fortune in the Far East.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Cécile Aubry, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 1,662

8. I'll Get By (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: June Haver, William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, Dennis Day

Votes: 97

9. American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

American soldiers stranded in the Philippines after the Japanese invasion form guerrilla bands to fight back.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Tyrone Power, Micheline Presle, Tom Ewell, Robert Patten

Votes: 896

10. My Blue Heaven (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Musical

Betty Grable and Dan Dailey are a married song and dance team who cannot have children. The movie follows the travails as they try and adopt and keep the kids they adopt while performing on their TV show.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt

Votes: 400

11. Halls of Montezuma (1951)

Approved | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A company of Marines races against the clock to find a Japanese rocket base.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Reginald Gardiner, Robert Wagner

Votes: 2,339

12. Call Me Mister (1951)

Approved | 96 min | Musical

A G.I. in occupied Japan tries to re-woo his old love, who's putting on a show for the troops.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Danny Thomas, Dale Robertson

Votes: 194 | Gross: $2.70M

13. I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)

Passed | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the... See full summary »

Director: Henry King | Stars: Susan Hayward, William Lundigan, Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates

Votes: 419

14. The Sword of Monte Cristo (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance

In 1858 France, Emperor Louis Napoleon sends Captain Renault of the Royal Dragoons, Minister La Roche and Major Nicolet to Normandy in search of the members of a group of rebels. A Masked ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Geraghty | Stars: George Montgomery, Rita Corday, Berry Kroeger, William Conrad

Votes: 109

15. Bird of Paradise (1951)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

An island Princess falls for a visiting Frenchman, but her people are against it.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Debra Paget, Louis Jourdan, Jeff Chandler, Everett Sloane

Votes: 374

16. On the Riviera (1951)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Musical

An American entertainer impersonates a wealthy aviator and flirts with his lookalike's neglected wife.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 767 | Gross: $2.50M

17. Half Angel (1951)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

Nurse Nora Gilpin is attracted to lawyer John Raymond whom she dislikes during the day and seduces during the night, when she sleepwalks.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Cecil Kellaway, Basil Ruysdael

Votes: 261

18. Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)

93 min | Drama

A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dale Robertson, Mitzi Gaynor, Jean Peters

Votes: 253

19. David and Bathsheba (1951)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, Romance

After King David sees the beautiful Bathsheba bathing from the palace roof, he enters into an adulterous affair which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey, Kieron Moore

Votes: 1,905

20. Meet Me After the Show (1951)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

Delilah Lee is the star of husband Jeff Ames' Broadway show when she starts to suspect he has been exchanging more than contracts with the show's vampish backer. Alimony and amnesia become the order of the day.

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Betty Grable, Macdonald Carey, Rory Calhoun, Eddie Albert

Votes: 150 | Gross: $2.61M

21. Anne of the Indies (1951)

Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In order to recover his ship impounded by the British, former pirate captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Debra Paget, Herbert Marshall

Votes: 1,085

22. Golden Girl (1951)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Western

Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Mitzi Gaynor, Dale Robertson, Dennis Day, James Barton

Votes: 203

23. I'll Never Forget You (1951)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Tyrone Power, Ann Blyth, Michael Rennie, Dennis Price

Votes: 720

24. Red Skies of Montana (1952)

Passed | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Drama dealing with the hazardous work of the U. S. Forest Service's paratroop fire-fighters in Montana.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Richard Widmark, Constance Smith, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Boone

Votes: 392

25. Rose of Cimarron (1952)

Approved | 72 min | Western

A white girl raised by Indians sets out to find out who murdered her adoptive parents.

Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams, Jim Davis

Votes: 115

26. With a Song in My Heart (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

After landing a job singing on the radio, Jane Froman marries musical accompanist Don Ross. Under Don's management, Jane rises to stardom and is invited to perform for the troops during ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Thelma Ritter

Votes: 1,150

27. Belles on Their Toes (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 798

28. Kangaroo (1952)

Not Rated | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

In turn-of-the-century Australia, two criminals ingratiate themselves with a rancher in order to swindle him. However, the two partners become rivals for the affection of the rancher's beautiful daughter.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford, Finlay Currie, Richard Boone

Votes: 230

29. Lydia Bailey (1952)

Passed | 89 min | Action, Adventure, History

In 1802, during Haiti's struggle for independence from Napoleonic France, an American lawyer seeks a client's daughter living on the revolution-torn island.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvin, William Marshall

Votes: 111

30. Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

At the fiftieth anniversary of his town's founding, the town's first barber recalls his long-dead, spirited bride and the flaw in his own character that helped bring about her loss and others.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Jean Peters, David Wayne, Hugh Marlowe, Albert Dekker

Votes: 225

31. Lady in the Iron Mask (1952)

78 min | Adventure

A female version of the man in the iron mask. In this version the mask is put on a princess (patricia medina) rather than a prince as in the original book by Alexander Dumas.

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, Alan Hale Jr., Judd Holdren

Votes: 46

32. What Price Glory (1952)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

The wartime romantic misadventures of Captain Flagg, commander of a company of US Marines in 1918 France.

Director: John Ford | Stars: James Cagney, Corinne Calvet, Dan Dailey, William Demarest

Votes: 1,036

33. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Directors: Henry King, Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef

Votes: 4,347 | Gross: $18.05M

34. Lure of the Wilderness (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

In a Georgia swamp, a young hunter stumbles upon a wanted fugitive and his daughter, and helps them return to civilization.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Smith, Walter Brennan

Votes: 250

35. Way of a Gaucho (1952)

Passed | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

In 1875 Argentina, after killing a man, a gaucho is sentenced to harsh army duty but he deserts the army and becomes a bandit leader.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Gene Tierney, Richard Boone, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 511

36. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical

A calculating New York bookie hires a talented singer and dancer to entertain his nightclub. She brings her pet bloodhounds with her. This makes his girlfriend jealous, so she considers spilling the beans on his dealings to the feds.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Mitzi Gaynor, Scott Brady, Mitzi Green, Marguerite Chapman

Votes: 202

37. Pony Soldier (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Western

In 1876, a Canadian North West Mounted Police Constable must obtain the release of white hostages captured by the Cree tribes that are raiding Montana from their Canadian reservation.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Tyrone Power, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Gomez, Penny Edwards

Votes: 571

38. Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

Unrated | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Music

A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa, from his early days in the Marine Corps Band through the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Clifton Webb, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 725

39. The I Don't Care Girl (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Biography, Musical

This semi-film within a film opens in the office of producer George Jessel, who never saw a camera he couldn't get in front of, who is holding a story conference to determine the screen ... See full summary »

Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Mitzi Gaynor, David Wayne, Oscar Levant, Bob Graham

Votes: 153

40. Niagara (1953)

Not Rated | 92 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

As two couples are visiting Niagara Falls, tensions between one wife and her husband reach the level of murder.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Max Showalter

Votes: 13,640

41. Tonight We Sing (1953)

Approved | 109 min | Musical

Story of the legendary impresario Sol Hurok and the many stars that he introduced and represented to the world of music.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: David Wayne, Ezio Pinza, Roberta Peters, Anne Bancroft

Votes: 68

42. Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure

In the 18th century France, Jean-Paul, who was cheated out of his inheritance, land and titles by his uncle, decides to go to Guatemala in search of a famed Mayan treasure.

Directors: Delmer Daves, Otto Preminger | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Constance Smith, Finlay Currie, Walter Hampden

Votes: 326

43. Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1952)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

War-weary Captain Willoby and his men are the occupation force on an island of lovely women...and are forbidden to fraternize.

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: William Lundigan, Jane Greer, Mitzi Gaynor, David Wayne

Votes: 87

44. Destination Gobi (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, War

In 1944, US Navy specialists run a weather station in the Gobi desert where they are harassed by Japanese warplanes but aided by local Mongol nomads.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Richard Widmark, Don Taylor, Max Showalter, Murvyn Vye

Votes: 754

45. Call Me Madam (1953)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor, Vera-Ellen, George Sanders

Votes: 1,084

46. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 6,612

47. The Girl Next Door (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Sale | Stars: Dan Dailey, June Haver, Dennis Day, Billy Gray

Votes: 183

48. Powder River (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Western

In 1875, ex-lawman Chino Bull becomes temporary town marshal when his gold prospecting partner is robbed and killed in Powder River country but Chino runs into the murderous Logan brothers.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Corinne Calvet, Cameron Mitchell, Penny Edwards

Votes: 189

49. The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance