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List of 1951 Movies and TV Shows

Browse the full list of 1951 movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Strangers on a Train

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Released: 1951Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder—a theory that he plans to implement.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. The African Queen

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Released: 1951Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Alice in Wonderland

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Released: 1951Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. A Streetcar Named Desire

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Released: 1951Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. The Day the Earth Stood Still

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Released: 1951Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Ace in the Hole

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79/100
Released: 1951Rated: PG-13
Drama

What it's about: A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. An American in Paris

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Released: 1951
Musical, Romance

What it's about: Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. I Love Lucy

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Year: 1951-2020Rated: TV-GSeasons: 10
Comedy, Family

What it's about: Cuban Bandleader Ricky Ricardo would be happy if his wife Lucy would just be a housewife. Instead she tries constantly to perform at the Tropicana where he works, and make life comically frantic in the apartment building they share with landlords Fred and Ethel Mertz, who also happen to be their best friends.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 103 episodes (53%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & CBS All Access). 102 episodes (53%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Diary of a Country Priest

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Released: 1951
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: An inexperienced, sickly priest shows up in the rural French community of Ambricourt, where he joins the community's clergy. But the locals don't take kindly to the priest, and his ascetic ways and unsociable demeanor make him an outcast. During Bible studies at the nearby girls school, he is continually mocked by his students. Then his attempt to intervene in a family feud backfires into a scandal. His failures, compounded with his declining health, begin to erode his faith.

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10. Othello

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74/100
Released: 1951
Drama, Romance

What it's about: When a secret marriage is planned between Othello, a Moorish general, and Desdemona, the daughter of Senator Brabantio, her old suitor Roderigo takes it hard. He allies himself with Iago, who has his own grudge against Othello, and the two conspire to bring Othello down. When their first plan, to have him accused of witchcraft, fails, they plant evidence intended to make him believe Desdemona is unfaithful.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Cinemax & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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11. The Lavender Hill Mob

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74/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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12. A Place in the Sun

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Released: 1951Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Scrooge

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73/100
Released: 1951Rated: PG
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) malcontentedly shuffles through life as a cruel miserly businessman until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three spirits, sent show him how his unhappy childhood and maladaptive adult behavior over has let him a selfish, lonely, bitter old man. Released in the USA as "A Christmas Carol".

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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14. Miracle in Milan

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73/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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15. Early Summer

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72/100
Released: 1951
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Noriko lives in postwar Tokyo with her extended family. Although she enjoys her career and her friends, her more traditionally minded family worries about the fact that she's still single at the advanced age of 28. When 40-year-old business associate Takako proposes marriage, Noriko's family press her into accepting. But when her widowed childhood friend Kenkichi returns to the neighborhood, she finds her heart leading in another direction.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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16. The Man in the White Suit

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71/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material, but may cause a crisis in the process. After all, once someone buys one of his suits they won't ever have to fix them or buy another one, and the clothing industry will collapse overnight. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing the clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. The Thing from Another World

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71/100
Released: 1951
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Scientists and U.S. Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. The Browning Version

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69/100
Released: 1951
Drama

What it's about: Andrew Crocker-Harris has been forced from his position as the classics master at an English public school due to poor health. As he winds up his final term, he discovers not only that his wife, Millie, has been unfaithful to him with one of his fellow schoolmasters, but that the school's students and faculty have long disdained him. However, an unexpected act of kindness causes Crocker-Harris to re-evaluate his life's work.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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19. Summer Interlude

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Released: 1951
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A lonely ballerina reminisces about her first love affair.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Vudu).

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20. The Steel Helmet

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69/100
Released: 1951
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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21. Quo Vadis

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68/100
Released: 1951
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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22. The River

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Released: 1951
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature—shot entirely on location in India—is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. Enriched by Renoir’s subtle understanding and appreciation for India and its people, The River gracefully explores the fragile connections between transitory emotions and everlasting creation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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23. Bellissima

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67/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Bellissima is a satire of the film industry, and centers on a mother and daughter after the latter attends an audition.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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24. Royal Wedding

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67/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Fred Astaire (Tom) and Jane Powell (Ellen) are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth's wedding. As brother and sister, each develops a British love interest, Ellen with Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford) and Tom with dancer Anne Ashmond (Sarah Churchill--Winston's daughter).

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Epix & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.

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Released: 1951
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. On Dangerous Ground

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66/100
Released: 1951
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman. While on his temporary assignment he assists in a manhunt of a suspected murderer.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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27. Detective Story

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65/100
Released: 1951
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod (Douglas), leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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28. Father's Little Dividend

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Released: 1951
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: In this sequel to Father of the Bride, newly married Kay Dunstan announces that she and her husband are going to have a baby, leaving her father having to come to grips with the fact that he will soon be a granddad.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix & Dove Channel), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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29. The Idiot

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Released: 1951
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved in turn by Akama. When Akama realizes that he will never have Taeko, his thoughts turn to murder, and great tragedy ensues.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (FilmBox & The Criterion Channel).

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30. People Will Talk

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Released: 1951
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relationship with the mysterious, ever-present Mr. Shunderson.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Show Boat

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Released: 1951
Drama, Family

What it's about: A dashing Mississippi river gambler wins the affections of the daughter of the owner of the Show Boat.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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32. Decision Before Dawn

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Released: 1951
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information. The scheme is risky: the Gestapo retains a terribly efficient network to identify and capture spies and deserters. Moreover, it is not clear that "Tiger", who does not mind any dirty work as long as the price is right, and war-weary "Happy", who might be easily betrayed by his feelings, are dependable agents. After Tiger and another American agent are successfully infiltrated, Happy is parachuted in Bavaria. His duty: find out the whereabouts of a powerful German armored unit moving towards the western front.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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33. On Moonlight Bay

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Released: 1951Rated: PG
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper young lady. Unfortunately William Sherman has unconventional ideas for the time. His ideas include not believing in marriage or money, which causes friction with Marjorie's father, who is the local bank vice president

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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34. The Enforcer

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Released: 1951
Drama, Crime

What it's about: After years of investigation, Assistant District Attorney Martin Ferguson has managed to build a solid case against an elusive gangster whose top lieutenant is about to testify…

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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35. Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

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Released: 1951
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather than face the police. This sparks an idea for trapping gangster Morgan by having Lou fight champ Rocky Hanlon, with Tommy's invisible help

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. The Red Badge of Courage

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Released: 1951
Drama

What it's about: Truncated adaptation of Stephen Crane's novel about a Civil War Union soldier who stuggles to find the courage to fight in the heat of battle.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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37. When Worlds Collide

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Released: 1951Rated: G
Family, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When a group of astronomers calculate a star is on a course to slam into Earth, a few days before, it's accompanying planet will first pass close enough to the Earth to cause havoc on land and sea. They set about building a rocket so a few selected individuals can escape to the planet.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Fixed Bayonets!

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Released: 1951
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The story of a platoon during the Korean War. One by one, Corporal Denno's superiors are killed until it comes to the point where he must try to take command responsibility.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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39. Flying Leathernecks

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Released: 1951
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Major Daniel Kirby takes command of a squadron of Marine fliers just before they are about to go into combat. While the men are well meaning, he finds them undisciplined and prone to always finding excuses to do what is easy rather than what is necessary. The root of the problem is the second in command, Capt. Carl 'Griff' Griffin. Griff is the best flier in the group but Kirby finds him a poor commander who is not prepared to the difficult decision that all commanders have to make - to put men in harm's way knowing that they may be killed.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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40. Halls of Montezuma

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Released: 1951
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Richard Widmark leads an all star cast of marine leathernecks including Jack Palance, Robert Wagner, Karl Malden, Richard Boone and Jack Webb into battle on a heavily fortified island. This action-packed story follows the squad as they pick their way through enemy-infested jungles on a time sensitive mission to find the source of the enemy rockets. As the mission progresses, the squad and leader overcome many challenges as they are transformed into an effective and efficient fighting unit.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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41. I'll See You in My Dreams

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Released: 1951Rated: PG-13
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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42. Awaara

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Released: 1951Rated: R
Drama, Musical

What it's about: A petty thief is put on trial for the attempted murder of a lawyer. Through a series of flashbacks, the intertwining lives of the thief, the lawyer, and the thief's defense lawyer are illustrated.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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43. The Man from Planet X

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55/100
Released: 1951
Horror, Romance

What it's about: While watching for a planet that may collide with earth, scientists stationed in Scotland are approached by a visitor from outer space.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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44. The Prowler

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Released: 1951
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A policeman investigating a peeping Tom becomes obsessed with the married victim.

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45. Here Comes the Groom

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Released: 1951
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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46. David and Bathsheba

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6.1/10
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54/100
Released: 1951Rated: PG
Drama, History

What it's about: King David enters into an adulterous affair with the beautiful Bathsheba, which has tragic consequences for his family and Israel.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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47. Poison

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7.5/10
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52/100
Released: 1951
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Paul Braconnier and his wife Blandine only have one thing in mind: to find a way to kill each other without risk. After listening to a radio show, Paul decided to go to Paris to meet a famous lawyer in the acquittal of the murderers. He told the lawyer that he killed his wife. The lawyer asked Paul to reconstruct the circumstances of the drama. Without knowing it, he explains, in spite of himself, the way for Paul to murder his wife by putting the odds on his side to avoid death penalty or even be released...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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48. The Roy Rogers Show

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7.2/10
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50/100
Year: 1951-2020Seasons: 6
Action & Adventure

What it's about: The Roy Rogers Show is an American Western television series that broadcast one hundred episodes on NBC for six seasons between December 30, 1951 and June 9, 1957. The show starred Roy Rogers as a ranch owner, Dale Evans as the proprietress of the Eureka Cafe in fictional Mineral City, and Pat Brady as Roy’s sidekick and Dale's cook. Brady's jeep Nellybelle had a mind of her own and often sped away driverless with Brady in frantic pursuit on foot. Animal stars were Roy's Palomino horse, Trigger and his German Shepherd wonder dog, Bullet.The show was filmed at the Samuel Goldwyn Studio, and originally sponsored by General Foods. The show's theme song, “Happy Trails”, was written by Dale Evans and sung over the end credits by Rogers and Evans.The show received an Emmy nomination in 1955 for Best Western or Adventure Series, but it lost out to the syndicated Stories of the Century, an anthology series starring and narrated by Jim Davis.Beginning in 1961, CBS broadcast reruns of The Roy Rogers Show for three and a half seasons on Saturday mornings. Reruns also aired in France in 1962. Reruns are currently being aired on RFD-TV, which also sells T-shirts and plush toys of Trigger and Bullet. Reruns are also currently broadcast on local Christian television channel in Florida, "Good Life 45".

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (25%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 23 episodes (23%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 23 episodes (23%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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49. Five

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6.3/10
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49/100
Released: 1951
Drama, Horror

What it's about: The world is destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. Only five Americans survive, including a pregnant woman, a neo-Nazi, a black man and a bank clerk. The five fight each other, fall in love, and act really depressed a lot.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).