Playlists > Good Early Movies 1956

Good Early Movies 1956
Description:
Creator: chuckkrypto
Posted: 1 year ago
 
Favorite

5 favorites

816 views

info
Movie: Manhunt in Space ( 1956 )
Not a feature film, but several episodes of the TV series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954) edited together and released as a feature.
info
Movie: Supersonic Saucer ( 1956 )
A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals who are trying to kidnap him.
info
Movie: Million Dollar Manhunt ( 1956 )
Murderous master criminal Dumetrius flies to London from post-war Berlin plying his trade in counterfeit money and false travel documents. To cover his tracks he later kills one passenger and frames another who then hides out with a cabaret cigarette girl. On the case is an American Major working for British intelligence. Unfortunately he in turn falls for a chanteuse who is under Dumetrius' control.
info
Movie: The Violent Years ( 1956 )
Paula Parkins is the teenage daughter of wealthy parents who don't seem to make time for her, so she looks for thrills as the leader of her all girl gang who steal, rob, and rape young men.
info
Movie: The Gamma People ( 1956 )
An American reporter smells a story when he is stranded in an Iron Curtain country where the local dictator is using gamma rays to transform children into mutated henchmen.
info
Movie: Fright ( 1956 )
A woman believes herself to be the reincarnated spirit of an ancient prince's lover. Meanwhile, a murderer turns out to be the reincarnated spirit of the prince himself.
info
Movie: Menace from Outer Space ( 1956 )
A two-part episode of the sci-fi TV series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954), released as a feature.
info
Movie: The Benny Goodman Story ( 1956 )
The young Benny Goodman is taught clarinet by a Chicago music professor. He is advised by bandleader Kid Ory to play whichever kind of music he likes best, but to make a living, Benny begins by joining the Ben Pollack traveling band.
info
Movie: Wichita ( 1956 )
In 1874, after noticing the total lawlessness in Wichita, Wyatt Earp reluctantly accepts the Marshal's job and runs into the worst local troublemakers.
info
Movie: The Last Frontier ( 1956 )
A trapper and his two partners work as scouts for a remote army fort where they witness an incompetent colonel's decision to throw his small unprepared garrison against Red Cloud's sizable Sioux force.
info
Movie: The Man with the Golden Arm ( 1956 )
A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.
info
Movie: Simon and Laura ( 1956 )
In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not.
info
Movie: New Orleans Uncensored ( 1956 )
A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.
info
Movie: Hell on Frisco Bay ( 1956 )
After 5 years in prison, ex-cop Steve Rollins is paroled and searches for the San Francisco mobsters who framed him for manslaughter.
info
Movie: Invasion of the Body Snatchers ( 1956 )
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
info
Movie: Picnic ( 1956 )
Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.
info
Movie: The Desperate Hours ( 1956 )
Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household.
info
Movie: Slightly Scarlet ( 1956 )
An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.
info
Movie: Animal Farm ( 1956 )
A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves.
info
Movie: Carousel ( 1956 )
Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.
info
Movie: Tarantula ( 1956 )
A spider escapes from an isolated Arizona desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
info
Movie: The Conqueror ( 1956 )
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
info
Movie: Seven Cities of Gold ( 1956 )
In 1769, a Spanish expedition to California seeks to conquer the land and discover its famed gold treasures while missionaries aim to gain new converts and establish a network of Catholic missions.
info
Movie: The Ladykillers ( 1956 )
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
info
Movie: Jubal ( 1956 )
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.
info
Movie: Please Murder Me! ( 1956 )
A lawyer suffers a guilt complex after getting a murder acquittal for his client, and then finding out she did commit the crime.
info
Movie: The Indian Fighter ( 1956 )
A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter.
info
Movie: Meet Me in Las Vegas ( 1956 )
In 1950s Las Vegas, a gambling rancher and a ballerina discover that some people have luck at cards while others have luck at love.
info
Movie: Come Next Spring ( 1956 )
In 1920s Arkansas, after a 12 year absence, reformed alcoholic Matt Ballot returns to his abandoned family but has to win them back and regain his hometown's respect too.
info
Movie: Never Say Goodbye ( 1956 )
In 1945 Vienna, an American doctor marries an Austrian girl, who later disappears in the Soviet Control Zone during a visit there, forcing everyone to presume her dead.
info
Movie: Richard III ( 1956 )
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
info
Movie: The Price of Fear ( 1956 )
The co-owner of a dog track is framed for two crimes: the shotgun killing of his ex-partner and the hit-and-run death of an elderly man.
info
Movie: The Scarlet Coat ( 1956 )
During the Revolutionary War, American Major John Boulton feigns desertion in order to uncover a British plot to seize the stronghold of West Point.
info
Movie: Serenade ( 1956 )
Damon Vincenti, a young vineyard worker, has a beautiful tenor voice and dreams of becoming a great opera singer. He debuts at Lardelli's Italian restaurant in San Francisco, where he is spotted by Kendall Hale, a society girl who enjoys launching young artists while making them her lovers before dumping them after use. Damon is no exception to the rule: he becomes famous but Kendall leaves him abruptly. He feels so affected that he must give up singing. In Mexico, where he has got back in touch with his inner self, Damon meets Juana Montès.They are happy and get married. But Kendall is still around...
info
Movie: Indestructible Man ( 1956 )
"Butcher" Benton goes to his death in the state prison, cursing the three men who double-crossed him following an armored-car hold-up; "Squeamy" Ellis, Joe Marcelli and Paul Lowe, his attorney and leader of the gang. He vows to return and kill them and dies without revealing the location of the stolen money. Detective Chasen is determined to keep working on the case until the stolen loot is recovered. Benton's body is taken to Professor Bradshaw and his assistant for experimentation, and they manage to restore him to life, making him practically indestructible in the process. He takes off after the three men, getting rid of everybody who stands in his way. He is impervious to police bullets. He kills Ellis and Marcelli, while Lowe seeks police protection. Benton takes to the sewers to recover the hidden loot and the police are powerless to stop him.
info
Movie: World Without End ( 1956 )
Astronauts returning from a voyage to Mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.
info
Movie: Dreams That Money Can Buy ( 1956 )
After learning how to look inside himself, a poetic bum sells people vivid dreams.
info
Movie: Who Done It? ( 1956 )
This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientists.
info
Movie: Count Three and Pray ( 1956 )
A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.
info
Movie: Mohawk ( 1956 )
In 1700s New York, a Boston artist working in the remote Fort Alden is torn between his love for 2 women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war.
info
Movie: All That Heaven Allows ( 1956 )
An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.
info
Movie: Stranger at My Door ( 1956 )
Chassed by a posse, bank robber Clay Anderson, traveling under an assumed name, takes refuge at a farm owned by a preacher and his pretty young wife.
info
Movie: The Killer Is Loose ( 1956 )
An unhinged, deceptively mild-mannered bank robber escapes prison, seeking revenge on the cop who accidentally killed his wife during a gun battle.
info
Movie: The Black Tent ( 1956 )
In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.
info
Movie: All for Mary ( 1956 )
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox they are put in the charge of fellow guest Miss Cartwright, who turns out to be Humpy's old nanny. The two Englishmen unite not only against her tyranny but against a dense Greek who is also after Mary.
info
Movie: The Adventures of Quentin Durward ( 1956 )
A Scottish knight in France to facilitate a marriage between a rich and beautiful countess and his aging uncle becomes involved in court intrigue.
info
Movie: Value for Money ( 1956 )
A young man from Yorkshire inherits a sizeable legacy from his millionaire father. He decides to try the nightlife of London and meets a young girl performing in a nightclub. She intends to take him for all he's got and he's quite happy to be taken.
info
Movie: Lovers and Lollipops ( 1956 )
Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and Peggy's viewpoint. Filmed realistically at many New York locations.
info
Movie: The Creature Walks Among Us ( 1956 )
A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing.
info
Movie: The Swan ( 1956 )
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him.
info
Movie: Godzilla, King of the Monsters! ( 1956 )
A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.
info
Movie: Bhowani Junction ( 1956 )
Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.
info
Movie: The Eddy Duchin Story ( 1956 )
The life story of the famous pianist and band-leader of the 1930s and 1940s.
info
Movie: The Harder They Fall ( 1956 )
Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina.
info
Movie: The Man Who Never Was ( 1956 )
True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers.
info
Movie: Rock 'n' Roll Revue ( 1956 )
Packed with music by the greats of the time.
info
Movie: Great Day in the Morning ( 1956 )
A Confederate drifter wins a hotel-saloon at poker in Denver but two rival female admirers, local Union sympathizers, Southern gold miners and an orphaned boy complicate his life.
info
Movie: The Bottom of the Bottle ( 1956 )
In the border town of Nogales, Arizona, a wealthy attorney and rancher is solicited by his escaped convict brother in aiding him to cross the border into Mexico where his wife and children are living in poverty.
info
Movie: The Searchers ( 1956 )
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
info
Movie: Screaming Eagles ( 1956 )
"Screaming Eagles" is a historical drama about paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division fighting during the D-Day Invasion in June of 1944. The title was the Division's nickname.
info
Movie: D-Day the Sixth of June ( 1956 )
En route to Normandy, an American and a British officer reminisce in flashback about their romances with the same woman.
info
Movie: Trapeze ( 1956 )
A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.
info
Movie: While the City Sleeps ( 1956 )
A serial killer has been killing beautiful women in New York, and the new owner of a media company offers a high ranking job to the 1st administrator who can get the earliest scoops on the case.
info
Movie: The Mountain ( 1956 )
Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims.
info
Movie: The Man Who Knew Too Much ( 1956 )
An American physician and his wife take matters into their own hands after assassins planning to execute a foreign Prime Minister kidnap their son.
info
Movie: A Town Like Alice ( 1956 )
A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.
info
Movie: The Killing ( 1956 )
Crook Johnny Clay assembles a five man team to plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
info
Movie: Stranger on Horseback ( 1956 )
A circuit judge in the old west attempts to bring a suspected killer to justice. The judge runs afoul of the killer's rich cattle baron father in the process.
info
Movie: Gunslinger ( 1956 )
After her husband is gunned down, Rose Hood takes his place temporarily as Marshal of a small Western town.
info
Movie: The Catered Affair ( 1956 )
At breakfast, Jane announces that she and Ralph are getting married the next week. All Jane and Ralph want is a small wedding with the immediate family and no reception, because Jane's parents are poor and Jane and Ralph can borrow a car for their honeymoon. But at dinner that night, all Ralph's parents talk about are the big weddings they gave their daughters, and everything escalates. Suddenly it's a big wedding breakfast with hundreds of guests. The problem is that for 12 years, Tom has been saving money to buy his own cab and license, but now that he can, all of that money is going towards a wedding that neither he nor Jane nor Ralph really want.
info
Movie: The Revolt of Mamie Stover ( 1956 )
Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though her prospects look good when she falls in love with a science-fiction writer who treats her with the respect she deserves, the dawning war and the fallacies of her previous lifestyle complicate their budding romance. Mamie cannot fully remove herself from her former profession, and provides some of her old services to the sailors stationed in town. Searching for another means of financial security, Mamie invests in several pieces of real estate and becomes quite wealthy, though her bad reputation has not been forgotten by the locals.
info
Movie: The King and I ( 1956 )
A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.
info
Movie: The Houston Story ( 1956 )
In Houston, a man working as an oil driller comes up with a scheme for stealing millions of dollars worth of oil from the fields. He insinuates himself with a local mobster in order to get financing for his scheme.
info
Movie: An Alligator Named Daisy ( 1956 )
Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him keep his pet Daisy anymore. Weston offers him a kind ear and the sailor takes him for a kind man. When Weston wakes up later in the journey he finds that the sailor has left Daisy in his care. The problem is that Daisy is a middle sized alligator. Whilst trying to throw the beast overboard, he meets Moira who helps him out. He is desperate to see her again and uses the alligator as an excuse.
info
Movie: The Proud Ones ( 1956 )
Marshal Cass Silver has to deal with his old nemesis, a corrupt gambler, and his hired guns come to town as well as recurring bouts of blindness.
info
Movie: Francis in the Haunted House ( 1956 )
Francis the Talking Mule witnesses a murder. He takes a bumbling reporter named David Prescott under his wing and the two of them set out to solve the crime.
info
Movie: It Conquered the World ( 1956 )
A well meaning scientist guides an alien monster to Earth from Venus, so that he can rid mankind of feelings and emotions - but only death and sorrow results.
info
Movie: High Society ( 1956 )
A spoiled heiress must choose among three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.
info
Movie: Davy Crockett and the River Pirates ( 1956 )
Davy Crockett and his sidekick Georgie compete against boastful Mike Fink ("King of the River") in a boat race to New Orleans. Later, Davy and Georgie, allied with Fink, battle a group of river pirates trying to pass themselves off as Native Americans.
info
Movie: The Last Hunt ( 1956 )
In 1883 South Dakota, two buffalo hunters start a personal feud over a captured squaw and a stand-off with a Dakota raiding party over some stolen horses.
info
Movie: Dakota Incident ( 1956 )
Indians attack a stagecoach, and a disparate band of passengers must band together to fight them off.
info
Movie: Reach for the Sky ( 1956 )
Biopic of RAF Group Captain Douglas Bader who, after having lost both legs, flew a British fighter plane during WW2.
info
Movie: 23 Paces to Baker Street ( 1956 )
A blind American writer living in London stumbles upon a criminal conspiracy involving kidnapping and extortion.
info
Movie: Hold Back the Night ( 1956 )
A Marine officer tells his squad the story behind a bottle of liquor that he always keeps with him but never drinks from.
info
Movie: Run for the Sun ( 1956 )
In Central America, an action-adventure novelist and a journalist for a magazine find themselves at the mercy of Nazi war criminals.
info
Movie: Pardners ( 1956 )
A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.
info
Movie: 7 Men from Now ( 1956 )
A former sheriff blames himself for his wife's death during a Wells Fargo robbery and vows to track down and kill the seven men responsible.
info
Movie: Huk! ( 1956 )
In 1951, American planter Greg Dickson returns to the Philippines where he must defend his plantation against attacks by the local Huk guerrillas and must find Kalak, their fanatical leader, who killed Greg's father.
info
Movie: Earth vs. the Flying Saucers ( 1956 )
Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
info
Movie: The Werewolf ( 1956 )
In Mountaincrest, a stranger without memory arrives in a bar to have a drink. When he leaves the bar, a local tries to rob him but he turns into an animal and kills the attacker. Deputy Ben Clovey hunts down the animal but is wounded by it. Sheriff Jack Haines organizes a party to find the beast. Meanwhile the nurse Amy Standish and her father, the local doctor, receive a man called Duncan Marsh that recalls that he had a car accident and two doctors have treated him. But he flees and Haines wants to hunt him down but Amy and her father wants to convince him to capture Duncan to see how they could treat him. When is wife Mrs. Helen Marsh and her son Chris arrive in Mountaincrest, Sheriff Haines is convinced that shall capture the werewolf alive. But the doctors that conducted the experiment arrive in the town expecting to kill him.
info
Movie: War and Peace ( 1956 )
Napoleon's (Herbert Lom's) tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.
info
Movie: Forbidden Planet ( 1956 )
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.
info
Movie: The Solid Gold Cadillac ( 1956 )
A minority stockholder takes on the crooked board of directors at a billion dollar corporation.
info
Movie: The Great Locomotive Chase ( 1956 )
During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way.
info
Movie: The Vagabond King ( 1956 )
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court.
info
Movie: That Certain Feeling ( 1956 )
Divorced comic strip cartoonist Francis X. Dignan is hired as a ghost-writer by pompous client Larry Larkin who happens to be the fiancé of Dignan's ex-wife.
info
Movie: Alexander the Great ( 1956 )
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (July 20/21, 356 - June 10/11, 323 B.C.), commonly known as Alexander the Great.
info
Movie: Home and Away ( 1956 )
A man's luck suddenly changes when he wins the football pools.
info
Movie: The Third Key ( 1956 )
Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.
info
Movie: Oklahoma! ( 1956 )
In Oklahoma, several farmers, cowboys and a traveling salesman compete for the romantic favors of various local ladies.
Generated on server qweoid