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, melancholic, visually appealing, sexy and stylized films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, storytelling, mentor, drinking, photograph, dialogue, runaway and drink plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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year 1954 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1954: The Banker (2020), The Founder (2016), Cold War (2018), Chuck (2016), Trumbo (2015), Welcome to Marwen (2018), Operation Finale (2018), Fraternity Row (1977), Macon County Line (1974), Young Adam (2003).

List of year 1954 movies

 7.2
 13K
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, uplifting, sincere, touching
Plot: racism, banker, money, african american, injustice, new house, personal assistant, friendship between men, racial prejudice, friendship, segregation, racial slur ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, america, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 115K
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, salesman, fast food, businessman, mcdonald's restaurant, family business, ambition, rags to riches, greed, destiny, betrayal, twists & turns ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1984, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, america, california, minnesota, illinois ...
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 7.6
 45K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Style: sad, romantic, melancholic, tragic ending
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, communism, folk music, suicide, song, folklore, prison, defector ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1954 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin east germany, yugoslavia, east berlin, poland ...
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 6.5
 5K
Chuck (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.
Plot: boxing, pen, boxing gym, punching bag, mirror, magazine, briefcase, punching, father daughter relationship, balcony, blood, bar ...
Time: year 1975, 1960s, year 1974, year 1954, 70s ...
Place: new jersey
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 7.5
 74K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, 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: hollywood, communism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
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, sincere, psychological, sad ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, photographer, neighbor neighbor relationship, unrequited love, hate crime, friendship, fear, marriage proposal, fall in love, court, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 2000, year 1944, 60s ...
Place: belgium, new york
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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, ambiguous ending, tense
Plot: war criminal, mossad, nazi, manhunt, chase, runaway, secret agents, jewish, mission, life risking, period piece, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, year 2005, 1900s, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: argentina, israel, buenos aires argentina, austria, germany ...
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 6.1
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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: initiation, oar, college, college campus, fraternity, college freshman, mccarthyism, sorority, accidental death, mockery
Time: 50s, 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: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, rivalry, manhunt, who done it, tough heroes, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, vigilantism, chases and races, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa
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 6.4
 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: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, destructive relationship, extramarital affair, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, sexual relations, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland
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 7.3
 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: emotional, touching, sincere, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, coma, runner, human spirit, ambition, goodhearted, teachers and students, religion, coming of age, fighting the system, nun ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: ireland, europe, boston, ontario canada
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 6.2
 6K
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, cult film ...
Plot: suburbs, dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, cannibal, social worker, suburban life, parents and children, mischievous children, eccentric family, teenage life, youth ...
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, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, hidden identity, cons and scams, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, odd couple, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 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, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, friendship, comeback, showbiz, odd couple, fish out of water, actor, live broadcast, alcohol abuse, satire, misfit, profanity ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 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, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1953, year 1959, year 1954 ...
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, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, hotel room, celebrity culture, writer's life, artists and showbiz, switching roles, mathematics, satire, couples, anti war, guilt, legs ...
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: 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: interracial relations, fall in love, naval officer, love triangle, adoption, arranged marriage, cabaret, communism, navy, communist, love and romance, police corruption ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, southeast asia ...
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 6.3
 19K
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, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Plot: yakuza, organized crime, prison, rivalry, mob boss, danger, crimes, rise and fall, dishonesty, drug traffic, smuggling, anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: japan, osaka japan
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
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, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, resistance, military, french, freedom, torture, chaos, oppression, rebel, protest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, year 1960, year 1954 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, 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.
Style: enigmatic, tense, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, adopted son, secret, alibi, adoptive mother, country house, husband wife relationship, suspect, prison, adoptive father ...
Time: 1950s, year 1954, 50s
Place: england
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 7.2
 18K
Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: racism, lawyer, injustice, court, racial segregation, investigation, racial issues, courtroom, rape accusation, doubt, courthouse, trial ...
Time: 1940s, year 1954, year 1967
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, connecticut, mississippi, 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: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, love, romance, love story, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, single mother, aging ...
Time: 20th century, year 2014, year 1956, year 1954, year 1981 ...
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
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 6.6
 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: thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing
Plot: nun, monastery, catholic church, flagellation, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, catholicism, vatican, priest, reform, confession, archbishop ...
Time: year 1964, 60s, 1960s, year 1954
Place: tennessee
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: 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: meditative, suspense, inspirational, exciting, factual ...
Plot: archaeology, expedition, explorer, tribe, journey, jungle, amazon, travel, destiny, mission, colonel, world war one ...
Time: 1920s, 1950s, year 1912, year 1914, year 1916 ...
Place: south america, england, london, france, latin america ...
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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: thought provoking, exciting, captivating, touching
Plot: jazz, jazz musician, historical figure, trust, promise, jealousy, father daughter relationship, drinking, flashback, friendship, love and romance, song ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.8
 24
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: murder, prisoner, lieutenant, terror, old man, investigation, riot, escape, political prisoner, violence, sadism, power ...
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 ...
Style: grotesque
Plot: communism, military, cold war, stalinism
Time: year 1954
Place: balkan
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 7.1
 962
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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, anthology, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, navy, small town, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, teenage life, gays and lesbians, love and romance, youth, opposites attract, society ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1974 ...
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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: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, obsession, satire, youth, innocence lost, political unrest, distopia, ruler, revolution, society, coming of age, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
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 6.8
 351
Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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: medicine, drinking, drink, wheelchair, father son relationship, boy, listening to music, bathtub, telephone call, kiss, umbrella, roommate ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, year 1952, year 1947 ...
Place: mount everest, helsinki finland, oxford university
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