Year 1954 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1954 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, stylized, interesting, talky and serious films and TV shows about / with storytelling, mentor, murder, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, flashback, cigarette smoking, violence and drinking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
year 1954
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year 1954 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1954: Operation Finale (2018), Fraternity Row (1977), Macon County Line (1974), Young Adam (2003), Saint Ralph (2004), Parents (1989), Nadine (1987), My Favorite Year (1982), Insignificance (1985), Indochine (1992).

List of year 1954 movies

Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, national socialism, ambiguous ending, tense
Plot: nazi, war criminal, manhunt, jewish, mission, life risking, chase, period piece, secret mission, culture clash, mossad, morality ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, year 1954
Place: argentina, israel, austria, buenos aires argentina, tel aviv israel
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 6.3
 174
Fraternity Row (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Thomas J. Tobin's 1977 drama about college freshmen subjected to fraternity hazing stars Gregory Harrison, Peter Fox, Scott Newman, Nancy Morgan and Wendy Phillips.
Plot: college, sorority, mccarthyism, college freshman, initiation, accidental death, fraternity, college campus
Time: 1950s, year 1954
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Macon County Line (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, chases and races, crimes, crime, who done it, life is a bitch, vengeance, manhunt, rivalry, vigilantism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, destructive relationship, adultery, drifter, boat, extramarital affair, river, couple relations, mysterious character, sex, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland
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 7.5
 6K
Saint Ralph (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, coming of age, friendship, coma, social worker, nun, confession, fainting, masturbation, school, underdog, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: ireland, europe, ontario canada, boston
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 6.2
 5K
Parents (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on ...
Style: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, disturbing ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, cannibal, suburban life, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, social worker, society, school, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
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 5.5
 4K
Nadine (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, screwball, romance, hidden identity, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, track down, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
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My Favorite Year (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, odd couple, showbiz, comeback, friendship, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, friends, media satire, media ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: usa, new york
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Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The human race is threatened by a powerful creature, and only the combined power of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter and The Flash can stop it. But can they overcome their differences to thwart this enemy using the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, cold war, monster, secret identity, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, pilot, danger, innocence lost, master villain ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, tokyo
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Insignificance (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four 1950s cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met but probably didn't, fictionally do so in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, anti war, writer's life, artists and showbiz, switching roles, celebrity culture, mathematics, couples, guilt, baseball, miscarriage, seduction ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: new york, hiroshima japan
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 7.1
 8K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, adoption, navy, arranged marriage, cabaret, communism, love triangle, communist, naval officer, interracial relations, love and romance, police corruption ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, saigon ...
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 6.3
 16K
The Outsider (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A former American G.I. joins a yakuza family after his release from prison in post-World War II Osaka.
Plot: yakuza, bare breasts, shower, organized crime, blood, sumo, foreign language, bloody violence, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, gun, tattoo ...
Time: year 1954, 1950s
Place: japan
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, resistance, military, bomb, french, rebellion, freedom, torture, capture, chaos, oppression, rebel ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1960, year 1957 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Plot: murder mystery, bomb shelter, housekeeper, country house, suspect, secretary, adopted son, whodunit, adoptive father, adoptive mother, siblings, alibi ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954
Place: england
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 7.2
 14K
Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Plot: lawyer, trial, kidnapping, jewish, investigation, racism, court, police, murder, newspaper headline, escape, swimsuit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: mississippi, manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city
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The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, love and romance, love story, miraculous event, loneliness, romance, love, impossible love, destiny, single mother, aging, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1937, year 1954, future
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
Novitiate (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Plot: nun, catholic church, flagellation, monastery, coming of age, vatican, sexual identity, teenage girl, flash forward, priest, falling to the ground, cutting someone's hair ...
Time: 1960s, year 1964, year 1954
Place: tennessee
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: suspense, inspirational, meditative, factual, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, tribe, expedition, journey, explorer, amazon, travel, destiny, archaeology, mission, colonel, river ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 19th century, year 1954, 20th century ...
Place: south america, england, france, bolivia, ireland ...
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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Plot: jazz, historical figure, filling station, probation, gas station attendant, sombrero, divorced man, parole officer, yelling for help, jazz music, hit in the face, drugs ...
Time: year 1966, year 1954, 1960s
Place: california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.4
 18
Man-eater (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
Plot: cannibalism, helicopter, investigation, riot, terror, lieutenant, old man, political prisoner, atrocity, power, camp, suicide ...
Time: year 1954
Place: kazakhstan, soviet union
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Inches from the Ground (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A border post in Bulgaria, 1954. The mind of little Michael is full of kaleidoscopic panoramas of naïve Socialism, Balkan Stalinism and the Cold War. His father is a strong lieutenant having his ideas of duty and lofty heroism. His mother in her ...
Plot: military, cold war, communism, stalinism
Time: year 1954
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 933
Common Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts", a teacher in a 1970's ...
Style: sexual, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, coming out, navy, lifestyle, society, gender, couple relations, suburban life, sexual relations, youth, opposites attract, couples ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 2000s, year 1974, year 1954 ...
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 8.0
 5K
Tito and Me (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Goran Markovic, known more for his dramatic work, achieved something that's eluded many great filmmakers - both smart and funny comedy. Based loosely on his own life as a kid growing up in Tito's communist Yugoslavia in the 1950s, the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: politics, obsession, anti war, innocence lost, dictatorship, youth, misfit, totalitarianism, coming of age, revolution, ruler, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, europe
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 6.9
 346
Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: sport, umbrella, dancing, medicine, student, drink, doctor, teacher, kiss, boy, cigar smoking, teenage boy ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1949, year 1946, year 1954 ...
Place: oxford university, helsinki finland, mount everest
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, partners in crime, mob boss, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1963, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, jazz, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, self discovery, teenage life, boy scout, adultery, hotel ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 989K
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: captivating, clever, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, freedom, prison, prison life, false accusation, life sentence, confined, hopes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, survival, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 6K
Far from Men (2014)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident who is ordered to be turned in to the authorities.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: journey, teacher, hostage, on the run, on the road, danger, misfit partners, political unrest, survival, rebellion, forced into action, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: algeria, africa
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 7.7
 126K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, pianist, overdose, rags to riches, disability, addiction, cocaine, businessman, civil rights, mistress ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, houston texas, rome italy ...
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