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See also: EarlyFilms, Films of the [[FilmsOfThe1920s 1920s]], [[FilmsOfThe1930s 1930s]], [[FilmsOfThe1940s 1940s]], [[FilmsOfThe1960s 1960s]], [[FilmsOfThe1970s 1970s]], [[FilmsOfThe1980s 1980s]], [[FilmsOfThe1990s 1990s]], [[FilmsOfThe2000s 2000s]], [[FilmsOfThe2010s 2010s]]

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[[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: Notable Film Franchises, 1950-1959]]
* ''Film/CarryOn''...
** ''Carry On Sergeant'' (1958)
** ''Carry On Nurse'' (1959)
** ''Carry On Teacher'' (1959)
* ''Colossal Man''
** ''Film/TheAmazingColossalMan'' (1957)
** [[/index]]''Film/WarOfTheColossalBeast''[[index]] (1958)
* Franchise/UniversalHorror
** The ''Creature'' Series
*** ''Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon'' (1954)
*** ''Film/RevengeOfTheCreature'' (1955)
*** ''Film/TheCreatureWalksAmongUs'' (1956)
* ''Film/TheFly''
** ''The Fly'' (1958)
** ''Return of the Fly'' (1959)
* ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}''
** ''Film/{{Gojira}}'' (1954) -- Created the "kaiju" genre of Japanese film.
*** ''Film/GodzillaKingOfTheMonsters'' (1956)
** ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain'' (1955)
* The ''Franchise/{{Lassie}}'' series continues.
** ''Challenge to Lassie'' (1950)
** ''Film/ThePaintedHills'' (1951)
* ''Film/StTrinians''
** ''The Belles of St. Trinian's'' (1954)
** ''Blue Murder at St. Trinian's'' (1957)
* The ''ComicStrip/JungleJim'' series continues.
** ''Mark of the Gorilla'' (1950)
** ''Captive Girl'' (1950)
** ''Jungle Jim in Pygmy Island'' (1950)
** ''Fury of the Congo'' (1951)
** ''Jungle Manhunt'' (1951)
** ''Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land'' (1952)
** ''Voodoo Tiger'' (1952)
** ''Savage Mutiny'' (1953)
** ''Valley of the Headhunters'' (1953)
** ''Killer Ape'' (1953)
** ''Jungle Man-Eaters'' (1954)
** ''Cannibal Attack'' (1954)
** ''Jungle Moon Men'' (1955)
** ''Devil Goddess'' (1956)
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1950]]
* ''Film/AllAboutEve''
* ''Theatre/AnnieGetYourGun''
* ''Film/TheAsphaltJungle''
* ''Theatre/BornYesterday''
* ''[[Film/BrokenArrow1950 Broken Arrow]]''
* ''Literature/{{Cheri}}''
* ''Disney/{{Cinderella}}''
* ''Film/DestinationMoon''
* ''Film/{{DOA}}''
* ''Film/TheGunfighter''
* ''Theatre/{{Harvey}}'' -- A man claims he sees an invisible six-foot tall rabbit
* ''Film/InALonelyPlace''
* ''Literature/KingSolomonsMines''
* ''Film/RadarSecretService''
* ''Film/{{Rashomon}}''
* ''Film/RocketshipXM''
* ''Film/StageFright''
* ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' -- An aging has-been takes a young man as her lover and wants to take over his life
* ''Film/{{Winchester 73}}''
* ''Film/NightAndTheCity''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1951]]
* ''Film/AceInTheHole''
* ''Disney/AliceInWonderland''
* ''Film/AngelsInTheOutfield''
* ''Film/TheAfricanQueen''
* ''Film/AnAmericanInParis''
* ''[[Film/HoratioHornblower Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.]]''
* ''Film/TheDayTheEarthStoodStill1951''
* ''Film/TheDesertFox''
* ''Film/TheLavenderHillMob''
* ''Film/LostContinent''
* ''Film/LosOlvidados'' -- Also known as ''The Forgotten Ones'' and ''The Young and the Damned''. A crude story about the tragic lives of the destitute children living in the slums of Mexico City.
* ''Film/TheManInTheWhiteSuit''
* ''Film/RacketGirls''
* ''Film/{{Scrooge 1951}}''
* ''Film/StrangersOnATrain''
* ''Theatre/AStreetcarNamedDesire'' - [[LargeHam STELLLLLAAAAA! STELLLLLA!]]
* ''Film/TheThingFromAnotherWorld''
* ''Film/WhenWorldsCollide''
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[[folder: 1952]]
* ''Film/{{Androcles and the Lion}}''
* ''Film/TheBadAndTheBeautiful''
* ''Film/TheCrimsonPirate''
* ''Literature/DonCamillo''
* ''Film/FiveFingers1952''
* ''Film/TheGreatestShowOnEarth''
* ''Film/HighNoon'' -- Possibly the most famous movie [[TheWestern Western]].
* ''Film/{{Ikiru}}''
* ''Film/InvasionUSA1952''
* ''Film/{{Limelight}}''
* ''Film/ThePrisonerOfZenda'' -- Stewart Granger version
* ''Film/TheQuietMan''
* ''[[Film/RoadTo Road to Bali]]''
* ''Film/{{Scaramouche}}''
* ''Film/SinginInTheRain'' -- Classic musical that [[CallBack calls back]] to the first "talkies."
* ''Film/TheStoryOfRobinHoodAndHisMerrieMen''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1953]]
* ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'' -- Creator/DrSeuss's only live-action film, an early cult movie.
* ''Film/TheBandWagon''
* ''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms''
* ''Film/TheBigHeat''
* ''Film/TheBlueGardenia''
* ''Film/CalamityJane''
* ''Film/CatWomenOfTheMoon''
* ''Literature/FromHereToEternity''
* ''Film/GateOfHell''
* ''Literature/GentlemenPreferBlondes''
* ''Film/GlenOrGlenda'' directed by Creator/EdWood
* ''Film/HereComeTheGirls''
* ''Film/HouseOfWax1953''
* ''Film/HowToMarryAMillionaire''
* ''Film/IConfess''
* ''Film/IVitelloni''
* ''Film/ItCameFromOuterSpace'' Early subversion of the [[AlienInvasion "alien invaders"]] genre.
* ''Theatre/KissMeKate''
* ''Theatre/TheMoonIsBlue''
* ''Film/MrHulotsHoliday''
* ''Film/TheNakedSpur''
* ''Disney/PeterPan''
* ''Film/PickupOnSouthStreet''
* ''Film/ProjectMoonbase''
* ''Film/TheRobe''
* ''Film/RobotMonster''
* ''Film/RomanHoliday''
* ''Film/{{Sadko}}''
* ''Film/SailorOfTheKing''
* ''Film/{{Shane}}''
* ''Film/{{Stalag 17}}''
* ''Film/TheTitfieldThunderbolt''
* ''Film/TokyoStory''
* ''Film/TheWagesOfFear''
* ''Film/TheWarOfTheWorlds''
* ''Film/TheWildOne''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1954]]
* ''Literature/TheCaineMutiny''
* ''Film/TheDamBusters''
* ''Film/DemetriusAndTheGladiators''
* ''Film/DevilGirlFromMars''
* ''Film/DialMForMurder''
* ''Literature/TheEgyptian''
* ''Film/FrenchCancan''
* ''Film/TheGlennMillerStory''
* ''Film/{{Gojira}}''
* ''Film/JailBait''
* ''Film/OnTheWaterfront'' - "I could'a been a contenda. I coulda been somebody."
* ''Film/RearWindow''
* ''Film/{{Sabrina}}''
* ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers''
* ''Film/SevenSamurai'' (''Shichinin no samurai'') -- Akira Kurosawa's ''{{chanbara}}'' classic, which spawned ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven'' and others.
* ''Film/{{Them}}'' -- Along with ''Godzilla'', introduced the durable "rampaging mutant animals" genre.
* ''[[Film/TwentyFourEyes Twenty-Four Eyes]]''
* ''Film/TwentyThousandLeaguesUnderTheSea''
* ''Film/WhiteChristmas''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1955]]
* ''Film/BadDayAtBlackRock''-- Where Spencer Tracy is a one-armed {{Badass}}.
* ''Film/BrideOfTheMonster''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Cellbound}}''
* ''Film/TheCourtJester''
* ''Film/LesDiaboliques''
* ''Literature/EastOfEden''
* ''Film/TheFarCountry''
* ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain''
* ''Theatre/GuysAndDolls''
* ''Film/ItCameFromBeneathTheSea''
* ''Film/KingDinosaur''
* ''Film/KissMeDeadly''
* ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp''
* ''Film/TheLadykillers''
* ''Film/{{Marty}}''
* ''Literature/MisterRoberts''
* ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter''
* ''Film/TheProdigal''
* ''Film/RebelWithoutACause''
* ''Film/{{Rififi}}''
* ''Film/TheSevenYearItch''
* ''Film/SwampDiamonds''
* ''Film/{{Tarantula}}''
* ''Film/TeenageCrimeWave''
* ''Film/ThisIslandEarth''
* ''Film/ToCatchAThief''
* ''Film/TheTroubleWithHarry''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1956]]
* ''Film/The30FootBrideOfCandyRock''
* ''Film/AndGodCreatedWoman''
* ''Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays''
* ''Film/TheBurmeseHarp''
* ''Theatre/{{Carousel}}''
* ''Film/TheDeadlyMantis''
* ''Film/EarthVsTheFlyingSaucers''
* ''Film/FireMaidensFromOuterSpace''
* ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' -- Examines the danger of unlimited power without responsibility. Or control.
* ''Film/{{Giant}}''
* ''Film/TheGirlCantHelpIt''
* ''Film/GodzillaKingOfTheMonsters'' -- The American edit of the 1954 film, which would end up being released in Japan as well.
* ''Film/{{Gunslinger}}''
* ''Film/HelenOfTroy''
* ''Film/HighSociety''
* ''Film/IlyaMuromets'' -- Known outside Russia best as ''The Sword and the Dragon''.
* ''Film/TheIndestructibleMan''
* ''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers'' -- A classic of paranoid sci-fi horror.
* ''Film/ItConqueredTheWorld''
* ''Film/TheJazzSinger''
* ''Film/TheKilling''
* ''Theatre/TheKingAndI''
* ''Film/TheManWhoKnewTooMuch''
* ''Film/TheManWhoNeverWas''
* ''Film/MobyDick''
* ''Film/TheMolePeople''
* ''[[Film/TheWomen The Opposite Sex]]'' -- Loose remake of the 1939 film ''The Women'' that actually featured men, unlike the original, which was officially remade in 2008 with an all-female cast.
* ''Film/TheRedBalloon''
* ''Film/{{Rodan}}'' -- Classic {{Toku}} film directed by [[Franchise/{{Godzilla}} Ishiro Honda]]
* ''Film/TheSearchers'' -- If you have been to film school, you have seen this. And vice versa.
* ''Film/TheSheCreature''
* ''Film/TheTenCommandments'' -- One of those films that is so grand in scale and sweeping in effects that they couldn't afford to make it today.
* ''Film/TheViolentYears''
* ''Film/TheWrongMan''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1957]]
* ''Film/ThreeTenToYuma''
* ''Film/TwelveAngryMen'' A man's future hangs in the balance as 12 jurors decide whether he lives or dies.
* ''Film/AnAffairToRemember''
* ''Film/AttackOfTheCrabMonsters''
* ''Film/BeginningOfTheEnd''
* ''Film/TheBlackScorpion''
* ''Film/TheBridgeOnTheRiverKwai'' A great story, completely different from what really happened.
* ''Film/{{Cinderella}}''
* ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein''
* ''Film/TheDevilsHairpin''
* ''Film/AFaceInTheCrowd''
* ''Film/FunnyFace''
* ''Film/TheGiantClaw'' Earth is attacked by a '''Giant Antimatter Space Buzzard'''.
* ''Film/IWasATeenageWerewolf''
* ''Film/TheIncredibleShrinkingMan''
* ''Film/InvasionOfTheSaucerMen''
* ''Film/AKingInNewYork''
* ''Film/LoveInTheAfternoon''
* ''Film/TheMilitaryPolicemanAndTheDismemberedBeauty''
* ''Film/TheMonolithMonsters''
* ''Film/TheMonsterThatChallengedTheWorld''
* ''Film/TheMysterians'' - An alien invasion movie from Toho.
* ''Film/NightOfTheDemon''
* ''Film/NightsOfCabiria''
* ''Film/NineLives1957''
* ''Literature/OldYeller'' One of the classic {{Tear Jerker}}s of many a childhood.
* ''Theatre/ThePajamaGame'' %%(Adapted from the stage musical)
* ''Film/PathsOfGlory''
* ''Literature/PeytonPlace''
* ''Film/{{Sayonara}}''
* ''Film/TheSeventhSeal''
* ''Film/SweetSmellOfSuccess''
* ''Film/TheThreeFacesOfEve''
* ''Film/ThroneOfBlood''
* ''Literature/TheTwentySeventhDay''
* ''Film/TheUndead''
* ''Film/TheUnearthly''
* ''Film/VikingWomenAndTheSeaSerpent''
* ''Film/WitnessForTheProsecution''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 1958]]
* ''Film/The7thVoyageOfSinbad''
* ''[[Film/AndyHardy Andy Hardy Comes Home]]''
* ''Film/AttackOfThe50FootWoman''
* ''Literature/AuntieMame''
* ''Film/TheBigCountry''
* ''Film/TheBlob''
* ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof''
* ''Film/TheCrawlingEye''
* ''Film/DaddyO''
* ''Theatre/DamnYankees''
* ''Film/EarthVsTheSpider''
* ''[[Literature/DasVersprechen Es Geschah Am Hellichten Tag]]''
* ''Film/{{Gigi}}'' -- The film often regarded as the greatest {{MGM}} musical ever made.
* ''Film/{{Hercules}}'' -- At the head of the "Sand And Sandal" genre
* ''Film/TheHiddenFortress''
* ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' -- HammerHorror's first take on the eponymous count.
* ''Film/IWantToLive''
* ''Film/IceColdInAlex''
* ''Literature/TheLastHurrah''
* ''Film/TheLongHotSummer''
* ''Film/MonOncle''
* ''Film/AMovie''
* ''Film/TheNakedTruth''
* ''Film/NightOfTheBloodBeast''
* ''Film/ANightToRemember''
* ''Film/Plan9FromOuterSpace'' -- Commonly cited as the "worst movie ever made".
* ''Film/QueenOfOuterSpace''
* ''Literature/TheQuietAmerican''
* ''Film/TheRobotVsTheAztecMummy''
* ''Film/TheScreamingSkull''
* ''Film/TheSpaceChildren''
* ''Film/TeenageCaveman''
* ''Film/TerrorFromTheYear5000''
* ''Film/TheThingThatCouldntDie''
* ''Film/TouchOfEvil''
* ''Literature/ATownLikeAlice''
* ''Film/VaranTheUnbelievable'' - A giant monster movie from the same people who made Godzilla.
* ''Film/{{Vertigo}}''
* ''Film/TheVikings''
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[[folder: 1959]]
* ''Film/TheAlligatorPeople''
* ''Film/AnatomyOfAMurder''
* ''Film/TheAngryRedPlanet''
* ''Film/AttackOfTheGiantLeeches''
* ''Film/BattleInOuterSpace'' -- [[{{Toho}} Toho's]] second entry in the space opera "trilogy".
* ''Literature/BenHur'' -- The most famous version of the story.
* ''TheBigFisherman''
* ''Film/BlackOrpheus''
* ''Film/DarbyOGillAndTheLittlePeople''
* ''Film/TheDayTheEarthFroze''
* ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank''
* ''Film/FateOfAMan''
* ''Der Frosch mit der Maske'' -- The first of over 30 German Film/EdgarWallaceFilms.
* ''Film/TheGiantGilaMonster''
* ''Film/TheGirlInLoversLane''
* ''Film/{{Gidget}}''
* ''Film/GirlsTown''
* ''Film/TheHideousSunDemon''
* ''Film/HighSchoolBigShot''
* ''[[Film/HouseOnHauntedHill1959 House on Haunted Hill]]'' -- The William Castle original.
* ''Film/TheKillerShrews''
* ''Film/LastClearChance''
* ''Theatre/LilAbner''
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleIsland''
* ''Film/MissileToTheMoon''
* ''Literature/TheMouseThatRoared''
* ''[[Film/TheMummy1959 The Mummy]]''
* ''Film/NightOfTheGhouls''
* ''Film/NorthByNorthwest''
* ''Film/NorthWestFrontier''
* ''Literature/OnTheBeach''
* ''Film/OperationPetticoat''
* ''Film/PillowTalk''
* ''Film/PorkChopHill''
* ''Film/PrinceOfSpace''
* ''Film/TheRebelSet''
* ''Film/RioBravo'' -- JohnWayne actually does act in this movie, but he's upstaged by the old man's dialogue. And Dean Martin.
* ''Film/RosenFuerDenStaatsanwalt''
* ''Film/SantaClaus''
* ''Film/TheShaggyDog''
* ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''
* ''Film/SomeLikeItHot''
* ''Film/{{Sterne}}'' -- [[EastGermany East German]] film. English title is ''Stars''.
* ''Theatre/SuddenlyLastSummer''
* ''Film/TeenagersFromOuterSpace''
* ''Film/ThirdManOnTheMountain''
* ''Film/TigerBay''
* ''Film/TheTingler''
[[/folder]]

[[folder: The Golden Age Of Animation Cartoons and Live Action Shorts]]
* ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' -- Their final shorts, post-Curly.
* WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShorts
** WesternAnimation/MotorMania (1950)
** Disney/LambertTheSheepishLion (1952)
** WesternAnimation/AdventuresInMusicDuology (1953)
** WesternAnimation/DonaldInMathmagicLand (1959)
* ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes & Merrie Melodies''
** "WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny" (1957)
** "Westernanimation/BallotBoxBunny" (1951)
** "WesternAnimation/BirdsAnonymous" (1957)
** "WesternAnimation/BugsAndThugs"
** "Westernanimation/BullyForBugs" (1953)
** "WesternAnimation/DuckAmuck" (1953)
** "WesternAnimation/DuckDodgersInTheTwentyFourthAndAHalfCentury" (1953)
** "WesternAnimation/FeedTheKitty (1952)
** "WesternAnimation/HillbillyHare" (1950)
** "WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening" (1955)
** "WesternAnimation/RabbitFire" (1951)
** "WesternAnimation/RabbitSeasoning" (1952)
** ''WesternAnimation/RalphWolfAndSamSheepdog'' - series of seven shorts that debuted with "Don't Give up the Sheep" in 1953
** "[[WesternAnimation/SatansWaitin Satan's Waitin']]" (1954)
** "WesternAnimation/TheScarletPumpernickel" (1950)
** "WesternAnimation/ShowBizBugs" (1957)
** "WesternAnimation/TreeForTwo" (1952)
** "WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc" (1957)
* "Literature/HaroldAndThePurpleCrayon" (1959)
* ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' and other classic shorts from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
* UPA shorts, including ''WesternAnimation/MrMagoo''
** "WesternAnimation/GeraldMcBoingBoing" (1951)
** "RootyTootToot" (1953)
** "WesternAnimation/TheUnicornInTheGarden" (1953)
[[/folder]]
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