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List of 1953 Movies and TV Shows

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1. Roman Holiday

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8.0/10
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88/100
Released: 1953Rated: G
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

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

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2. Tokyo Story

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8.2/10
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84/100
Released: 1953
Drama

What it's about: The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, Koichi, a doctor, and their daughter, Shige, a hairdresser, don't have much time to spend with their aged parents, and so it falls to Noriko, the widow of their younger son who was killed in the war, to keep her in-laws company.

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

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3. The Wages of Fear

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Released: 1953Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers on the rough remote roads where the slightest jolt can result in death.

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

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4. Stalag 17

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8.0/10
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83/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem—there seems to be a security leak.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Peter Pan

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7.3/10
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82/100
Released: 1953Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Leaving the safety of their nursery behind, Wendy, Michael and John follow Peter Pan to a magical world where childhood lasts forever. But while in Neverland, the kids must face Captain Hook and foil his attempts to get rid of Peter for good.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Disney+) & rent or buy from $14.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Ugetsu

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8.3/10
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81/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: In 16th century Japan, peasants Genjuro and Tobei sell their earthenware pots to a group of soldiers in a nearby village, in defiance of a local sage's warning against seeking to profit from warfare. Genjuro's pursuit of both riches and the mysterious Lady Wakasa, as well as Tobei's desire to become a samurai, run the risk of destroying both themselves and their wives, Miyagi and Ohama.

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

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7. Shane

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

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

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8. The Big Heat

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1953
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

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

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9. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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7.2/10
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79/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus' rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw, Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone, a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage.

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

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10. From Here to Eternity

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7.6/10
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78/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

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

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11. I Vitelloni

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7.9/10
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77/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Five young men dream of success as they drift lazily through life in a small Italian village. Fausto, the group's leader, is a womanizer; Riccardo craves fame; Alberto is a hopeless dreamer; Moraldo fantasizes about life in the city; and Leopoldo is an aspiring playwright. As Fausto chases a string of women, to the horror of his pregnant wife, the other four blunder their way from one uneventful experience to the next.

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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12. Monsieur Hulot's Holiday

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76/100
Released: 1953
Comedy

What it's about: Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. Tati’s masterpiece of gentle slapstick is a series of effortlessly well-choreographed sight gags involving dogs, boats, and firecrackers; it was the first entry in the Hulot series and the film that launched its maker to international stardom.

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

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13. The Earrings of Madame de...

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8.0/10
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76/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In France of the late 19th century, the wife of a wealthy general, the Countess Louise, sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts; she claims to have lost them. Her husband quickly learns of the deceit, which is the beginning of many tragic misunderstandings, all involving the earrings, the general, the countess, & her new lover, the Italian Baron Donati.

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

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14. Summer with Monika

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7.5/10
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75/100
Released: 1953Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Monika from Stockholm falls in love with Harry, a young man on holiday. When she becomes pregnant they are forced into a marriage, which begins to fall apart soon after they take up residence in a cramped little flat.

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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15. House of Wax

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1953Rated: PG-13
Crime, Horror

What it's about: A New York sculptor who opens a wax museum to showcase the likenesses of famous historical figures runs into trouble with his business partner, who demands that the exhibits become more extreme in order to increase profits.

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

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16. The Band Wagon

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7.5/10
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74/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.

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

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17. How to Marry a Millionaire

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73/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

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

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18. Julius Caesar

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1953
Drama, History

What it's about: The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

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

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19. Hondo

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72/100
Released: 1953Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector.

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

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20. Sawdust and Tinsel

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7.5/10
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72/100
Released: 1953
Drama

What it's about: The complicated relationships between a circus ringmaster, his estranged wife and his lover.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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21. I Confess

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1953
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Unable, due to the seal of the confessional, to be forthcoming with information that would serve to clear himself during a murder investigation, a priest becomes the prime suspect.

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

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22. The Naked Spur

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 1953
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Howard Kemp has been tracking killer Ben Vandergroat for a long time. In the Colorado Rockies, he teams up with prospector Jesse Tate and former Union soldier Roy Anderson. Thinking Kemp is a sheriff, they agree to help for a small fee. When they catch Vandergroat, he tells them Kemp is pursuing a $5,000 bounty. After demanding equal shares, the uneasy alliance heads for Kansas as Vandergroat tries to turn them against each other.

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

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23. Calamity Jane

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok fuss, feud and fall in love. At first, Calamity is too busy fighting Indians and cracking a bullwhip to pay attention to such girlie things as dresses and perfume. She soon changes her mind when Katie Brown arrives in town.

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

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24. Lili

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Musical

What it's about: Members of a circus troupe "adopt" Lili Daurier when she finds herself stranded in a strange town. The magician who first comes to her rescue already has romantic entanglements and thinks of her as a little girl. Who can she turn to but the puppets, singing to them her troubles, forgetting that there are puppeteers? A crowd gathers around Lili as she sings. The circus has a new act. She now has a job. Will she get her heart's desire?

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

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25. The Hitch-Hiker

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 1953
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: Ray and Gilbert's fishing trip takes a terrifying turn when the hitchhiker they pick up turns out to be a sociopath on the run from the law. He's killed before, and he lets the two know that as soon as they're no longer useful, he'll kill again. The two friends plot an escape, but the hitchhiker's peculiar physical affliction, an eye that never closes even when he sleeps, makes it impossible for them to tell when they can make a break for it.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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26. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

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6.7/10
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69/100
Released: 1953
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: An atomic bomb test in the Arctic Circle unfreezes a hibernating fictional dinosaur, a Rhedosaurus, that begins to wreak havoc in New York City.

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

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27. Niagara

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7.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1953
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the area. Polly begins to suspect that something is amiss between Rose and George, and her suspicions grow when she sees Rose in the arms of another man. While Ray initially thinks Polly is overreacting, things between George and Rose soon take a shockingly dark turn.

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

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28. Little Fugitive

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7.5/10
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68/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Family

What it's about: Joey Norton, seven years old, lives with his older brother Lennie in a lower middle class neighborhood of Brooklyn. Joey is too small to be taken seriously by Lennie and Lennie's friends. One day, while their mother is away visiting her sick mother, Lennie and his friends play a joke on Joey. They stage an incident so that Joey thinks he has shot and killed his brother. Francois Truffault credits this classic with inspiring the French New Wave.

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

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29. Titanic

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7.0/10
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67/100
Released: 1953
Drama, History

What it's about: Unhappily married, Julia Sturges decides to go to America with her two children on the unsinkable Titanic. Her husband, Richard also arranges passage on the luxury liner so as to have custody of their two children. All this fades to insignificance once the ship hits an iceberg.

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

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30. Gate of Hell

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7.2/10
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67/100
Released: 1953
Drama, History

What it's about: A samurai performs a heroic act by rescuing the lovely Kesa during a violent uprising. The warrior falls in love with her, but becomes distraught when he finds out that she is already married.

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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31. The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

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6.8/10
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67/100
Released: 1953Rated: G
Family, Fantasy

What it's about: Young Bart Collins lives with his widowed mother Heloise. The major blight on Bart's existence is the hated piano lessons he is forced to endure under the tutelage of the autocratic Dr. Terwilliker. Bart feels that his mother has fallen under Terwilliker's sinister influence, and gripes to visiting plumber August Zabladowski, without much result. While grimly hammering away at his lessons, Bart dozes off and enters a fantastical musical dream.

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

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32. The Wild One

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6.8/10
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67/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Crime

What it's about: The Black Rebels Motorcycle Club ride into the small California town of Wrightsville, eager to raise hell. Brooding gang leader Johnny Strabler takes a liking to Kathie, the daughter of the local watering hole as another club rolls into town.

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

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33. The War of the Worlds

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1953Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.

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

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34. It Came from Outer Space

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6.5/10
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66/100
Released: 1953
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object of scorn when, after examining the object up close, he announces that it is a spacecraft, and that it is inhabited...

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

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35. Invaders from Mars

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6.3/10
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66/100
Released: 1953
Horror, Independent

What it's about: In the early hours of the night, young David Maclean sees a flying saucer land and disappear into the sand dunes just beyond his house. Slowly, all of the adults, including his once loving parents, begin to act strangely.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV).

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36. Kiss Me Kate

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7.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Of course, the couple seem to act a great deal like the characters they play. A fight on the opening night threatens the production, as well as two thugs who have the mistaken idea that Fred owes their boss money and insist on staying next to him all night.

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

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37. Beat the Devil

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6.5/10
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65/100
Released: 1953
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: The script, which was written on a day-to-day basis as the film was being shot, concerns the adventures of a motley crew of swindlers and ne'er-do-wells trying to lay claim to land rich in uranium deposits in Kenya as they wait in a small Italian port to travel aboard an ill-fated tramp steamer en route to Mombasa.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 2 others) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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38. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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6.5/10
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65/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: Abbott and Costello, two bumbling American cops on exchange in London, hunt for Mr. Hyde—the monster that has been terrorizing the city.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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39. Genevieve

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7.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1953
Comedy

What it's about: Two friends driving in the London to Brighton vintage car rally bet on which of them will be the first to arrive back home.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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40. The Brute

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7.3/10
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64/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Independent

What it's about: A tough young man, who helps to kick poor people out of their houses, falls in love with a girl. She lives with her father in the building about to be demolished.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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41. 99 River Street

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7.4/10
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64/100
Released: 1953
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A former boxer --now taxi driver-- gets mixed up with jewel thieves.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. Mogambo

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6.7/10
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64/100
Released: 1953
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell. The two men and two women have some difficulty arranging these emotions to their mutual satisfaction, but eventually succeed.

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

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43. Road to Bali

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6.5/10
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64/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive produces a chest of priceless jewels which arouses the less romantic interest of some shady locals.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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44. The Bigamist

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6.8/10
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64/100
Released: 1953
Drama

What it's about: A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, The Criterion Channel & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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45. Houdini

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6.9/10
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63/100
Released: 1953
Biography, Drama

What it's about: By the early 1900s, the extraordinary Houdini earned an international reputation for his theatrical tricks and daring feats of extrication from shackles, ropes, handcuffs and... Scotland Yard's jails.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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46. The Man from the Alamo

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6.5/10
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62/100
Released: 1953
Drama

What it's about: During the war for Texas independence, one man leaves the Alamo before the end (chosen by lot to help others' families) but is too late to accomplish his mission, and is branded a coward. Since he cannot now expose a gang of turncoats, he infiltrates them instead. Can he save a wagon train of refugees from Wade's Guerillas?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

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47. The Caddy

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6.5/10
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62/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: The origin of Anthony and Miller, a wildly successful comedy team, can be traced back several years to Harvey Miller's stage fright on the golf links. Although the son of a skilled golfer and an outstanding player in his one right, Miller is too nervous to golf in front of a gallery. He becomes coach and caddy for Joe Anthony, his girlfriend's brother, who must convince his fisherman father that hitting a little ball into a hole can be more lucrative than trawling the Pacific Ocean. While on the PGA tour, their natural comedic abilities are recognized by a shrewd agent who senses their talent and potential, and a new comedy team is born.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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48. Fear and Desire

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5.5/10
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61/100
Released: 1953
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: After their airplane crashes behind enemy lines, four soldiers must survive and try to find a way back to their battalion. However, when they come across a local peasant girl the horrors of war quickly become apparent.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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49. The Captain's Paradise

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6.9/10
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61/100
Released: 1953
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organized - a loving and very English wife Maud in Gibraltar, and the loving if rather more hot-blooded Mistress, Nita in Tangiers. A perfect life. As long as neither woman decides to follow him to the other port.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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50. The Desert Rats

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6.7/10
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61/100
Released: 1953
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Richard Burton plays a Scottish Army officer put in charge of a disparate band of ANZAC troops on the perimeter of Tobruk with the German Army doing their best to dislodge them

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

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