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Good Early Movies 1957
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Movie: Pharaoh's Curse ( 1957 )
Archaeologists in Egypt find one of their crew has been turned into a blood sucking mummy after they have unleashed a three thousand year curse by entering a Pharaoh's tomb.
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Movie: Rogue's Yarn ( 1957 )
An adulterous husband plans to kill his invalid wife. He thinks that he has the perfect alibi, but an alert detective unravels his story.
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Movie: You Pay Your Money ( 1957 )
A rogue smuggler enters the world of intrigue and deception, when he finds that his wife has been kidnapped his world changes.
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Movie: Account Rendered ( 1957 )
Police find that everyone had a motive for the murder of a wealthy woman.
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Movie: Blood of Dracula ( 1957 )
Under hypnosis, a young woman turns into a vampire.
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Movie: She Devil ( 1957 )
Doctors Scott and Bach inject the dying Kyra Zelas with a formula which saves her life - but also renders her almost immortal and wickedly evil.
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Movie: Booby Trap ( 1957 )
An absent minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells, then leaves it in a taxi.
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Movie: Voodoo Island ( 1957 )
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers.
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Movie: The Man Who Turned to Stone ( 1957 )
Jory and his followers stay immortal by siphoning off the life forces of others. If they don't get renewed, they petrify.
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Movie: Edge of the City ( 1957 )
Two New York City longshoremen Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader whose growing friendship is threatened by Charles Malik, a notably repellent punk.
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Movie: The Wrong Man ( 1957 )
In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.
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Movie: The James Dean Story ( 1957 )
This documentary, which was undertaken soon after James Dean's death, looks at Dean's life through the use of still photographs with narration, and interviews with many of the people involved in his short life. Interviewees include the aunt and uncle who raised him after his mother's death (when James was 9), his fraternal grandparents, a cabdriver friend in New York City, and the owner of his favorite restaurant in Los Angeles. James's father, who was alive when the film was made, does not get a single mention.
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Movie: Slander ( 1957 )
In an effort to improve the circulation of his notorious scandal magazine, unscrupulous owner, editor and publisher H. R. Manley spares nobody.
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Movie: Crime of Passion ( 1957 )
Kathy leaves the newspaper business to marry homicide detective Bill but is frustrated by his lack of ambition and the banality of life in the suburbs. Her drive to advance Bill's career soon takes her down a dangerous path.
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Movie: Three Men in a Boat ( 1957 )
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.
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Movie: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt ( 1957 )
A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
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Movie: Men in War ( 1957 )
During the Korean War, a battle-worn lieutenant and his platoon are behind enemy lines, and have orders to march to Hill 465 for possible relief.
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Movie: Cast a Dark Shadow ( 1957 )
Clever fortune-hunter Edward Bare (Sir Dirk Bogarde), with a penchant for murder, does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife, and manages to get away with it. After an investigation results in a decision of "accidental death", our crafty killer discovers that his late wife's "fortune" is not what he thought it was. Driven to find another unsuspecting spouse, he discovers that his new bride, a widow, is no fool. When she tells him that she intends to keep her accounts separate from his, he is driven to contemplate murder once again.
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Movie: Utah Blaine ( 1957 )
Gunslinger Utah Blaine rescues rancher Joe Neal from lynching by vigilante land-grabbers and runs afoul of vigilante leader Russ Nevers' interests.
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Movie: Impulse ( 1957 )
An American realtor living in England is dissatisfied with what he believes to be his humdrum life. One weekend while his wife is out of town, he gives a ride to a woman he sees stranded on the road. One thing leads to another, and he soon finds himself enmeshed in a plot involving a diamond robbery, gangsters and murder.
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Movie: Istanbul ( 1957 )
A suspected diamond smuggler returns to Istanbul and finds the lady love he thought was dead...or does he?
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Movie: Loser Takes All ( 1956 )
Bertrand is an accountant employed by a large London firm. When he uncovers an accounting error, his employer is so thrilled that he sends Bertrand and his new wife, to Monte Carlo. The trip, however, is not completely as it seems...
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Movie: Not of This Earth ( 1957 )
An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to Earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There, he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.
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Movie: Attack of the Crab Monsters ( 1957 )
Scientists become trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, murderous giant crabs.
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Movie: Battle Hymn ( 1957 )
A remorseful bomber pilot-turned-minister rejoins for the Korean War.
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Movie: The Quiet Gun ( 1957 )
Sheriff Carl Brandon must uphold the law and prevent a lynching when his best friend is accused of murder and immorality by the townsfolk.
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Movie: Back from Eternity ( 1957 )
When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.
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Movie: Three Bad Sisters ( 1957 )
A millionaire dies in an airplane crash, leaving all of his money to be divided among his three daughters. One of the daughters doesn't want to share any of it, so she plans to get rid of her two sisters.
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Movie: The Mole People ( 1957 )
A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopotamia.
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Movie: The Wings of Eagles ( 1957 )
A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
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Movie: Hold That Hypnotist ( 1957 )
Sach and Duke set out to expose a stage hypnotist as a phony. In order to do so, Sach allows himself to be hypnotized and "regressed" to a past life--which he discovers was as a tax collector who gets a map of buried treasure from Blackbeard the Pirate. The hypnotist gets Sach to reveal the location of the map and the treasure, planning to lock up the boys and get the treasure for himself.
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Movie: Voodoo Woman ( 1957 )
Deep in the jungles a mad scientist is using the natives' voodoo for his experiments to create an indestructible being to serve his will. When a party of gold seekers stumbles upon his village, the scientist realizes that Marilyn the expedition's evil leader is the perfect subject for his work.
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Movie: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison ( 1957 )
During World War II, an American marine and an Irish nun form an unlikely friendship after being stranded on a South Pacific island. They find comfort in one another as the two hope for a rescue.
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Movie: The Undead ( 1957 )
A beautiful woman is sent back in time via hypnosis to the Middle Ages where she finds she is suspected of being a witch, and subject to being executed.
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Movie: Hot Rod Girl ( 1957 )
After his kid brother is killed in a street race, a champion drag-racer quits racing. However, a new kid comes to town determined to force him back into racing so he can take his title--and he's already taken his girlfriend.
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Movie: Toward the Unknown ( 1957 )
At the dawn of supersonic flight in the 1950s a group of Edwards Air Force Base experimental aircraft test pilots push themselves to the limit.
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Movie: The Beast of Hollow Mountain ( 1957 )
An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.
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Movie: The Tall T ( 1957 )
An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.
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Movie: A Touch of the Sun ( 1957 )
Willie is a hall porter who is left a fortune but after living it up for a while he returns to his old hotel which is in financial difficulties.
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Movie: The True Story of Jesse James ( 1957 )
Biopic loosely based on the last 18 years of Jesse James' life and focused on the relationship between brothers Jesse and Frank James.
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Movie: It Happened in Rome ( 1957 )
Three girls are on a hitchhiking trip through northern Italy, the riviera, Venice, Pisa and Rome.
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Movie: 12 Angry Men ( 1957 )
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
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Movie: The Girl in the Kremlin ( 1957 )
In 1953, Soviet dictator Stalin fakes his own death, undergoes plastic surgery and vanishes but OSS agent Steve Anderson searches for him in Europe.
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Movie: The Man in the Road ( 1957 )
A man suffering from amnesia is held at an English country estate, used as a sanatorium. The doctors and nurses insist on an identity unfamiliar with him, and he's to go to Russia. On a forbidden trip outside the hospital, he's told it's a plot to kidnap him. With the help of an American girl, evidence mounts.
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Movie: Pickup Alley ( 1957 )
International narcotics smuggler Frank McNally is trailed through various European countries by U.S. drug enforcement agent Charles Sturgis.
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Movie: Footsteps in the Night ( 1957 )
A gambling addict is the logical suspect in the death of a card-playing neighbor who caused his relapse - too logical, think the two detectives on the case.
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Movie: The Spirit of St. Louis ( 1957 )
Charles 'Slim' Lindbergh struggles to finance and design an airplane that will make his New York to Paris flight the first solo transatlantic crossing.
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Movie: Funny Face ( 1957 )
An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.
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Movie: Gun for a Coward ( 1957 )
After the death of a rancher his three sons run the ranch but one of them is seen as a coward because of his reluctance to gunfight.
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Movie: The Opposite Sex ( 1957 )
Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York City Theater Producer Steven Hilliard (Leslie Nielsen) and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Ashley Hilliard (June Allyson), are getting a Kay-initiated Reno divorce after Kay finds out about a marital indiscretion he had with...
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Movie: Three Violent People ( 1957 )
When Confederate officer Colt Saunders returns to his Texas ranch after the war he finds his lands wanted by carpetbaggers and by corrupt provisional government commissioners Harrison and Cable.
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Movie: The Garment Jungle ( 1957 )
The struggle of a lady's garment workers' organization to unionize a New York clothing sweat shop; the owner of which is determined to keep the union out of his business at any cost.
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Movie: Decision Against Time ( 1957 )
The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company of Wolverhampton, Mitchell is to take the company's new rocket-propulsion transport plane up for tests, fully loaded and carrying two important passengers - Ministry official Crabtree and buyer's representative Ashmore. Mitchell learns from his boss, Reg Conway, that if Ashmore does not recommend the plane, the company will be out of business and Mitchell out of a job, since the plane is not even insured as the firm's entire capital is tied up in the plane. Aloft, an engine catches fire and the passengers and other crew bail out, but Mitchell refuses to obey orders to jettison the plane in the Irish Sea.
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Movie: Spring Reunion ( 1957 )
The class of 1941 at Carson High School is holding its 15th reunion. "Boy Most Likely To Succeed" Fred Davis is in town to sell his house before taking a job in San Francisco; he's been wandering from town to town since leaving college. "Most Popular Girl" Maggie Brewster is a successful real estate agent, but her very close relationship with her father seems to make any other man fall short in her eyes. While Maggie's best friend, "happily" married Barna, spends time with Jack, who still lives on the high school football field, Fred and Maggie renew their friendship and find the years haven't been as full as they should have been.
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Movie: Something of Value ( 1957 )
Although Peter and Kimani grew up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently. After Kimani's father is jailed for following tribal customs, Kimani joins a band of rebels that wants all non-Kenyans out of their country. While Kimani believes in the cause, he does not agree with the indiscriminate killing of women, children, and those who will not join or agree with them. Even after the Mau Mau murder his little sister and brother, Peter still believes that there is a chance for peaceful co-existence and that he can stop most of the killing if he can reason with Kimani.
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Movie: Quatermass 2 ( 1957 )
Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.
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Movie: Designing Woman ( 1957 )
A sportswriter and a fashion-designer marry after a whirlwind romance, and discover they have little in common.
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Movie: The Incredible Shrinking Man ( 1957 )
When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
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Movie: The Weapon ( 1957 )
A boy accidentally shoots a friend with a gun he found in the rubble of a destroyed building. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.
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Movie: The Oklahoman ( 1957 )
A doctor stops in a small Midwestern town to bury his wife. He decides to stay there and start a practice,but soon runs into violent cattle ranchers.
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Movie: The Curse of Frankenstein ( 1957 )
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
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Movie: The Deadly Mantis ( 1957 )
A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.
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Movie: Revolt at Fort Laramie ( 1957 )
At the start of the Civil War, the soldiers manning Fort Laramie are split between Yanks and Confederates but the real threat is the warpath Sioux surrounding them all.
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Movie: The Secret Place ( 1957 )
A beautiful redhead becomes involved with a smalltime gang of hoodlums who plan and perform a daring diamond robbery.
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Movie: The Wayward Bus ( 1957 )
Three strangers, a stripper, an alcoholic wife and a travelling salesman embark on a life-changing journey. As the road presents challenges, each character faces his or her own shortcomings, not knowing where life will lead next.
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Movie: Seven Days from Now ( 1957 )
Ship's officer finds himself in command of a lifeboat full of survivors of a sunken luxury liner.
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Movie: Love in the Afternoon ( 1957 )
A middle-aged playboy becomes fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.
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Movie: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral ( 1957 )
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
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Movie: The River's Edge ( 1957 )
A murderous thief on the run with stolen loot forces a poor rancher to guide him across the desert into Mexico. Accompanying them is the rancher's wife, who happens to be the killer's former girlfriend.
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Movie: The Girl He Left Behind ( 1957 )
Privileged college student Andy Shaeffer is a mama's boy who flunks out of school and is drafted by the army where he becomes a real man, to the astonishment of everyone.
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Movie: A Face in the Crowd ( 1957 )
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
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Movie: The Prince and the Showgirl ( 1957 )
An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the Prince Regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
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Movie: Fire Down Below ( 1957 )
The friendship between two tramp boat owners is threatened by the arrival of a beautiful and seductive passenger.
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Movie: Invasion of the Saucer Men ( 1957 )
A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after hitting it with their car.
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Movie: I Was a Teenage Werewolf ( 1957 )
A hypnotherapist uses a temperamental teenager as guinea pig for a serum which transforms him into a vicious werewolf.
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Movie: The Spanish Gardener ( 1957 )
Rather undiplomatic British diplomat Harrington Brande (Sir Michael Hordern) takes up his new post in Spain accompanied by his son Nicholas (Jon Whiteley). The posting is something of a disappointment to Harrington, who was hoping for a promotion. That his wife had left him seems to have affected his career. Nicholas sees it all as something of an adventure, and soon becomes fast friends with the new gardener, José (Sir Dirk Bogarde). The apparently "delicate" Nicholas becomes attached to José, and Harrington's jealousy leads him to bar Nicholas from even speaking to José. As tensions mount, another servant frames José for theft, forcing everyone to review the situation.
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Movie: Beginning of the End ( 1957 )
Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up.
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Movie: Sweet Smell of Success ( 1957 )
Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
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Movie: Loving You ( 1957 )
A musician and a publicist help a delivery man achieve stardom.
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Movie: Joe Butterfly ( 1957 )
American soldiers in occupied Tokyo get mixed up with a conniving black-marketeer.
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Movie: An Affair to Remember ( 1957 )
A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?
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Movie: Hell Drivers ( 1957 )
Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.
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Movie: The Cyclops ( 1957 )
An expedition to Mexico finds and does battle with a mutated 25-foot man with one big eye.
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Movie: The Accursed ( 1957 )
Survivors of the World War 2 German Resistance Group attend an annual reunion at an English country house. The reunion is hosted by Colonel Price, who intends to find out which guest had betrayed their leader.
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Movie: Island in the Sun ( 1957 )
Set during the 1950s on a British-ruled Caribbean island, this drama deals with local politics, interracial relationships, social inequality, racism, adultery and murder.
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Movie: High Tide at Noon ( 1957 )
Set on an island off of Nova Scotia, Canada, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland.
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Movie: Desk Set ( 1957 )
Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.
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Movie: Band of Angels ( 1957 )
Amantha Starr grows up as a privileged southern Belle in the ante-bellum South, but after her father dies broke, her world is destroyed when she discovers her mother was black.
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Movie: The Unknown Terror ( 1957 )
A millionaire leads an expedition into a remote jungle to find his wife's long-lost brother, but instead the group finds a mad scientist who has created a fungus monster that feeds on the local inhabitants.
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Movie: China Gate ( 1957 )
In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.
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Movie: After the Ball ( 1957 )
The life and loves of Music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
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Movie: Operation Mad Ball ( 1957 )
In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Lock try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O.
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Movie: The Sun Also Rises ( 1957 )
A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain.
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Movie: The 27th Day ( 1957 )
Aliens take five people, give them small capsules which can kill mankind without additional damage, with the understanding they will colonize Earth only if they use the weapons.
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Movie: Tammy and the Bachelor ( 1957 )
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.
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Movie: The Disembodied ( 1957 )
A photographer on an expedition in the jungle runs afoul of a voodoo cult.
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Movie: From Hell It Came ( 1957 )
A wrongfully accused South Seas prince is executed, and returns as a walking tree stump.
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Movie: The Abominable Snowman ( 1957 )
A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
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Movie: Night Passage ( 1957 )
A fired railroad man is re-hired and trusted to carry a ten thousand dollar payroll in secret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.
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Movie: Apache Warrior ( 1957 )
This is the story of the Apache Kid; how he aided in the capture of Geronimo and his band, and later became a hunted renegade himself.
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