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List of 1954 Movies and TV Shows

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1. Seven Samurai

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8.6/10
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93/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

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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2. Rear Window

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8.4/10
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92/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Professional photographer L.B. 'Jeff' Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. When he begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife, Jeff enlists the help of his high society fashion-consultant girlfriend and his visiting nurse to investigate.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Peacock) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Dial M for Murder

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8.2/10
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87/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When things go wrong, he improvises a new plan—to frame her for murder instead.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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4. On the Waterfront

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8.1/10
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85/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.

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

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5. Sabrina

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7.7/10
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83/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work – busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. David is all play – technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for work, spends all his time entertaining, and has been married and divorced three times. Meanwhile, Sabrina Fairchild is the young, shy, and awkward daughter of the household chauffeur, who goes away to Paris for two years, and returns to capture David's attention, while falling in love with Linus.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Sony Crackle), 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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6. La Strada

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8.0/10
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82/100
Released: 1954
Drama

What it's about: When Gelsomina, a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto, the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.

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

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7. Godzilla

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Science-Fiction, Horror

What it's about: Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk near Odo Island. An expedition to the island led by paleontologist Professor Kyohei Yemani soon discover something more devastating than imagined in the form of a 50 meter tall monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan, but the rest of the world as well.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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8. Sansho the Bailiff

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8.4/10
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79/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Independent

What it's about: In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

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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9. Johnny Guitar

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7.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1954
Drama

What it's about: On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

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

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10. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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7.4/10
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77/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. A Star Is Born

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Drama, Musical

What it's about: A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

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

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12. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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7.2/10
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76/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

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

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13. The Caine Mutiny

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7.7/10
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76/100
Released: 1954
Drama

What it's about: When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

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

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14. White Christmas

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7.6/10
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75/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.

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

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15. Them!

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 1954
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film.

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

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16. Creature from the Black Lagoon

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7.0/10
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74/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. The Barefoot Contessa

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1954
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when independently wealthy Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film. They go to Madrid to find Maria Vargas, a dancer who will star in the film. Millionaire Alberto Bravano takes Maria from Kirk. Count Vincenzo Torlato-Favrini takes Maria from Alberto.

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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18. Hobson's Choice

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7.7/10
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73/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Henry Hobson owns and tyrannically runs a successful Victorian boot maker’s shop in Salford, England. A stingy widower with a weakness for overindulging in the local Moonraker Public House, he exploits his three daughters as cheap labour. When he declares that there will be ‘no marriages’ to avoid the expense of marriage settlements at £500 each, his eldest daughter Maggie rebels.

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

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19. Journey to Italy

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7.4/10
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72/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Romance

What it's about: This deceptively simple tale of a bored English couple travelling to Italy to find a buyer for a house inherited from an uncle is transformed by Roberto Rossellini into a passionate story of cruelty and cynicism as their marriage disintegrates around them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, FilmBox, The Criterion Channel & 1 other) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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20. Touchez Pas au Grisbi

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7.8/10
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72/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Gentleman gangster Max and his partner, Riton, pull off their last, most successful heist and find themselves comfortable enough to retire in the style they enjoy. However, Max confides the details of the theft to his younger mistress, Josey -- who has secretly taken up with ambitious young rival gangster Angelo. Angelo then has Riton kidnapped and demands the stash of gold as ransom, which threatens Max's dreams of the perfect retirement.

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

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21. Salt of the Earth

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1954
Drama, History

What it's about: The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his wife, Esperanza Quintero, as a second class citizen. Esperanza, who is pregnant with their third child, is usually passive, but she changes her attitude when the men are forced to end their picketing by a Taft-Hartley Act injuction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Kanopy & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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22. The Crucified Lovers

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8.0/10
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71/100
Released: 1954
Drama, History

What it's about: In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (FilmBox & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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23. The Far Country

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.

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

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24. French Cancan

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Nineteenth-century Paris comes vibrantly alive in Jean Renoir’s exhilarating tale of the opening of the world-renowned Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays the wily impresario Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women—an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl turned cancan star.

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

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25. Suddenly

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6.8/10
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70/100
Released: 1954
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can't abide guns and those who use them. But violence descends on Ellen's household willy-nilly when the U.S. President passes through town... and slightly psycho hired assassin John Baron finds the Benson home ideal for an ambush.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Tubi, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Epix & 4 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. Senso

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1954
Drama, History

What it's about: A troubled and neurotic Italian Countess betrays her entire country for a self-destructive love affair with an Austrian Lieutenant.

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

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27. The Glenn Miller Story

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7.3/10
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69/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Biography, Drama

What it's about: A vibrant tribute to one of America's legendary bandleaders, charting Glenn Miller's rise from obscurity and poverty to fame and wealth in the early 1940s.

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

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28. Animal Farm

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7.2/10
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68/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Animation, Drama

What it's about: A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong when corrupt pigs hijack it for their personal gain.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 1 service (Vudu).

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29. Executive Suite

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7.4/10
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68/100
Released: 1954
Drama

What it's about: When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.

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

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30. Brigadoon

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6.8/10
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67/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Fantasy, Musical

What it's about: Americans Jeff and Tommy, hunting in Scotland, stumble upon a village - Brigadoon. They soon learn that the town appears once every 100 years in order to preserve its peace and special beauty. The citizens go to bed at night and when they wake up, it's 100 years later. Tommy falls in love with a beautiful young woman, Fiona, and is torn between staying or going back to his hectic life in New York.

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

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31. A Lesson in Love

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7.0/10
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67/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient of his and Marianne has got herself involved with her former lover Carl-Adam, who's also David's best friend. When she travels to Copenhagen to meet Carl-Adam, David takes the same train as she does, making it look coincidental. Spending time together remembering their past and talking about their future, they come to understand each other again, which leads to a reconciliation.

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

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32. Vera Cruz

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7.1/10
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67/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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33. Carmen Jones

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66/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Drama, Musical

What it's about: The tale of the cigarette-maker Carmen and the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is translated into a modern-day story of a parachute factory worker and a stalwart GI named Joe who is about to go to flying school. Conflict arises when a prize-ring champ captures the heart of Carmen after she has seduced Joe and caused him to go AWOL.

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

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34. Young at Heart

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6.8/10
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65/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Musical

What it's about: The lives and romances of three sisters in a musical family; the youngest daughter's life is complicated by the subsequent arrival of a charming composer and a cynical music arranger.

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

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35. It Should Happen to You

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65/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Gladys Glover has just lost her modeling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things, making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she winds up with her name plastered over 10 billboards throughout city.

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

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36. Robinson Crusoe

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Released: 1954Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.

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

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37. The Bridges at Toko-Ri

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63/100
Released: 1954
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A naval aviator is assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended bridges during the Korean War.

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

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38. Twenty-Four Eyes

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63/100
Released: 1954
Drama

What it's about: Schoolteacher Hisako Oishi struggles to imbue her students with a positive view of the world and their place in it, despite the fact that she knows full well that most of them will die in the war.

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

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39. The Long, Long Trailer

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Released: 1954Rated: G
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: A newly wed couple, Tacy and Nicky, travel in a trailer for their honeymoon. The journey is a humorous one that could end up destroying their marriage.

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

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40. Riot in Cell Block 11

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63/100
Released: 1954
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.

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

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41. Garden of Evil

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62/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A trio of American adventurers marooned in rural Mexico are recruited by a beautiful woman to rescue her husband from Apaches.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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42. Broken Lance

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61/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

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

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43. The Naked Jungle

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Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The Leiningen South American cocoa plantation is threatened by a 2-mile-wide, 20-mile-long column of army ants.

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

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44. River of No Return

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60/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: The itinerant farmer and his young son help a heart-of-gold saloon singer search for her estranged husband

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

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45. The Last Time I Saw Paris

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Released: 1954Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy staying in Paris after his discharge and working for a news organization. He would try to write his great novel and that would come between Charlie, his wife and his daughter

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Dove Channel & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Apache

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60/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Following the surrender of Geronimo, Massai, the last Apache warrior is captured and scheduled for transportation to a Florida reservation. On the way he manages to escape and heads for his homeland to win back his girl and settle down to grow crops. His pursuers have other ideas though.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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47. There's No Business Like Show Business

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59/100
Released: 1954Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.

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

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48. The Belles of St. Trinian's

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6.8/10
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58/100
Released: 1954
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Story of manic schoolgirls who are more interested in racing form than books as they try to get-rich-quick, aided by the head-mistress' brother, played by Alastair Sim, who also plays the head-mistress.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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49. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

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7.5/10
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57/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Struggling to elevate himself from his low caste in 17th century Japan, Miyamoto trains to become a mighty samurai warrior.

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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50. The High and the Mighty

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6.8/10
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57/100
Released: 1954
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - one that takes a terrifying suspense-building turn when disaster strikes high above the Pacific Ocean at the point of no return.

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).