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, thought provoking, talky, visually appealing, stylized and serious films and TV shows about / with storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, cigarette smoking, suprisingly clever, husband wife relationship and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1954
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year 1954 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1954: Columbus (2017), Going All the Way (1997), The Banker (2020), The Founder (2016), Cold War (2018), Trumbo (2015), Welcome to Marwen (2018), Fraternity Row (1977), Macon County Line (1974), Parents (1989).

List of year 1954 movies

 7.2
 15K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town, coma, korean american, architecture, library, heart attack, suitcase, breaking and entering, nudity (full frontal - brief), boy ...
Time: year 1954, year 2008, year 1950, 2010s
Place: midwest, indiana
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, love, looking for love, teenage love, love and romance, homecoming, small town life, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: indiana, usa
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 7.3
 21K
The Banker (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
Style: captivating, touching, uplifting, sincere
Plot: banker, money, racism, african american, racial prejudice, injustice, new house, friendship, real estate, personal assistant, friendship between men, racist ...
Time: 60s, year 1939, 50s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: los angeles, america, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 131K
The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: based on true events, motivational, inspirational, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: business, businessman, salesman, fast food, rags to riches, mcdonald's restaurant, family business, ambition, capitalism, greed, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1929, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, america, california, minnesota, illinois ...
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 7.6
 51K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: romantic, sad, tragic ending, melancholic
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, female singer, musician, defector, suicide, prison, jazz, audition, folklore, folk music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin, former yugoslavia, east berlin east germany, poland ...
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 7.5
 78K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, movie business, mccarthyism, communist, justice, politics, parent child relationship, political persecution, jail, release from prison, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1957 ...
Place: usa
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Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A man copes with life after an assault by constructing a miniature replica version of a World War II era town in his backyard. Adapted from the 2010 documentary "Marwencol."
Style: uplifting, funny, psychological, sincere, sad ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, photographer, fall in love, neighbor neighbor relationship, hate crime, falling in love, court, unrequited love, loneliness, friendship, fear ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 1944, year 1954, year 2000 ...
Place: new york, belgium
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 6.3
 184
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: fraternity, sorority, accidental death, college, college campus, initiation, mockery, oar, college freshman, mccarthyism
Time: year 1954, 1950s, 50s
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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: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, manhunt, dishonesty, crime, graphic violence, tough heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa
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 6.2
 7K
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, cult film, slasher ...
Plot: suburbs, family relations, coming of age, dysfunctional family, cannibal, dark humor, self discovery, parents and children, school, family problems, social worker, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
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 5.6
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, romance, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, nothing goes right, odd couple, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, murder mystery ...
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, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, profanity, comeback, odd couple, fish out of water, showbiz, friendship, actor, alcohol abuse, live broadcast, satire, media ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: usa, connecticut, brooklyn new york city, 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, light, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1960 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
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Insignificance (1985)
Genre: 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, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, hotel room, anti war, celebrity culture, satire, artists and showbiz, writer's life, mathematics, couples, switching roles, guilt, whistling ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: hiroshima japan, new york
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 7.1
 9K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 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: interracial relations, fall in love, naval officer, love triangle, adoption, communism, arranged marriage, cabaret, communist, love and romance, police corruption, war ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, asia, indochina, southeast asia, france ...
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 6.3
 22K
The Outsider (2018)
Genre: Action, 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.
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: yakuza, organized crime, prison, rivalry, danger, rise and fall, mob boss, crimes, dishonesty, heroin, anti hero, smuggling ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, post world war two, year 1954
Place: japan, osaka japan
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 6.7
 4K
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.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: monastery, nun, catholic church, flagellation, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, catholicism, altar boy, archbishop, illness, priest, confession ...
Time: year 1964, 1960s, 60s, year 1954
Place: vatican, tennessee
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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.
Style: exciting, touching, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: jazz, jazz musician, historical figure, promise, trust, drinking alcohol, friendship, jealousy, father daughter relationship, drinking, flashback, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1988, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california, manhattan new york city, oklahoma, los angeles ...
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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: neo noir, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, weirdo, killings, thief, dog, strong violent content, murder, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1954, year 1947 ...
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, sentimental, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, sexual initiation, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery, family relations, coming of age, siblings relations, sexuality ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, indochina, tokyo
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 8.2
 1.2M
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, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, psychology, mental illness, psychiatrist, uncover truth, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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 7.2
 7K
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, realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, journey, teacher, political unrest, on the road, on the run, misfit partners, danger, mountain, survival, forced into action, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: algeria, africa
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 7.7
 140K
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, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, jazz, musician, pianist, african american, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, music, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, san francisco, madrid, seattle ...
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 6.2
 39K
Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Style: humorous, sexy, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: virginity, loss of virginity, teenager, looking for sex, high school, prank, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, redneck, virgin, defloration, first sexual experience ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
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 7.3
 42K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, twins, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.5
 56K
Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, youth, fall in love, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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 7.3
 87K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, parody, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, multiple suspects, mansion, butler, murder, danger, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, strangulation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: new england
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 7.1
 1K
Citizen Cohn (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, injustice, americana, introspection, terminal illness, political corruption, state affairs, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1954, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Dominici Affair (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1952, a family of British tourists is found by the roadside in Haute Provence, brutally murdered. In the ensuing, very public, investigation a local landowner, 75 year old Gaston Dominici, is arrested for the murders, having been denounced ...
Style: tense, sincere, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: murder, police detective, false witness, murder witness, injustice, family problems, crime and punishment, family life, family in crisis, family relations, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, year 1952 ...
Place: france, south of france
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 5.9
 1K
Savannah (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, society, storytelling, justice, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, guilt, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, doctor, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, year 1954, year 1958, year 1918
Place: usa, oxford university, russia
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