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, serious, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking and interesting films and TV shows about / with storytelling, runaway, brutality, catastrophe, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, father son relationship, mentor, cigarette smoking and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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year 1954 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1954: No Sudden Move (2021), Cold War (2018), Chuck (2016), Trumbo (2015), Welcome to Marwen (2018), Operation Finale (2018), Fraternity Row (1977), Young Adam (2003), Saint Ralph (2004), Parents (1989).

List of year 1954 movies

 6.4
 31K
No Sudden Move (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, mysterious
Plot: organized crime, criminal, job, heist gone wrong, heist, criminal gang, mysterious villain, uncover truth, con artists, burglar, cons and scams, attempted robbery ...
Time: 50s, year 1954
Place: detroit
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 7.5
 56K
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, melancholic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, jazz, defector, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, audition, suicide, prison, love story ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1951, 1940s, year 1954 ...
Place: paris france, former yugoslavia, east berlin, poland, german democratic republic ...
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 6.5
 6K
Chuck (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: boxing, husband wife relationship, waitress, boxing match, boxer, sport, fight, historical character, changing lives, historical figure, boxing champion, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1954, year 1974, year 1975
Place: new jersey
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 7.5
 81K
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, screenwriter, parent child relationship, political persecution, jail, released from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s, year 1950, 60s ...
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: funny, uplifting, sincere, psychological, sad ...
Plot: rehabilitation, fictional war, toy soldier, photographer, fall in love, marriage proposal, friendship, fear, loneliness, court, neighbor neighbor relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, year 1944, 1940s, year 2000 ...
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: ambiguous ending, tense, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: war criminal, mossad, nazi hunter, manhunt, chase, nazi, ss, secret agents, jewish, mission, life risking, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1944, year 1939, year 1945 ...
Place: argentina, israel, tel aviv israel, germany, buenos aires argentina ...
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 6.2
 207
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, mockery, college freshman, mccarthyism, fraternity, college campus, initiation, accidental death, sorority, oar
Time: 50s, year 1954
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 6.4
 14K
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, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, court case, dishonesty, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1954, 50s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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 7.4
 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, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, coma, runner, human spirit, goodhearted, ambition, teachers and students, religion, coming of age, catholic school, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: ireland, ontario canada, europe, boston
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 6.1
 8K
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, slasher, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Plot: suburbs, coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, cannibal, dark humor, mischievous children, society, youth, family problems, social worker, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, romance, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, odd couple, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1930s, 80s
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, odd couple, comeback, fish out of water, showbiz, friendship, alcohol abuse, satire, artists and showbiz, media, misfit, partners ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, connecticut
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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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, superhuman powers, master villain, cold war, secret identity, cartoon violence, journalist, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1960, year 1954, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., tokyo
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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, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, french algerian war, resistance, military, french, freedom, torture, chaos, protest, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1962, year 1956 ...
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.
TV show
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: tense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, alibi, secret, suspect, adopted son, country house, adoptive mother, husband wife relationship, crime investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: year 1954, 50s
Place: england
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 7.2
 24K
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, court, racial segregation, lawyer, injustice, courtroom, racial issues, investigation, african american, rape accusation, doubt, lie ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, mississippi, connecticut, maryland ...
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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, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, romance, love, love story, immortal, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, supernatural romance, life & death, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1952, year 1937 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
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 7.7
 146K
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, artists and showbiz, guilt, music ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, georgia, paris france, florida, tokyo ...
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 6.2
 42K
Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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
Plot: loss of virginity, virginity, virgin, prank, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, teenager, looking for sex, male virgin, first sexual experience, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, perversion, hacker, journalist, unlikely relationship, uncover truth, peril, amateur detective, suspicion, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1954, year 1958, year 1965 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, australia, eastern europe ...
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Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: semi autobiographical, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, white male black female relationship, racism, interracial relations, high school, family relations, americana, jewish family, culture clash, race issues, youth ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1955, year 1954
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, lovers reunited, romance, rise to the top, couples, wartime life, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1954, 50s, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
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 7.2
 46K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, twins, obsession, insanity, addiction, gynecologist, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, year 1988, 90s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 6.4
 59K
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, youth, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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 7.2
 94K
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: humorous, twists and turns, parody, surprise ending, witty ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, multiple suspects, mansion, butler, murder, dark and stormy night, board game, mind game, maid, whodunit, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, contemporary, 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: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, americana, terminal illness, political corruption, introspection, injustice, life is a bitch, state affairs, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: new york, usa
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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, realistic, serious, sincere, factual
Plot: murder, police detective, false witness, murder witness, family life, family in crisis, crime and punishment, family problems, family relations, injustice, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, year 1952, post world war two
Place: france, south of france
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 5.7
 2K
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, serious, stylized
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, society, justice, father son relationship, guilt, husband wife relationship, doctor, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, year 1958, year 1918
Place: usa, russia, oxford university
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 7.8
 560
Thurgood (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This one-man play stars Laurence Fishburne in his Tony-nominated performance as Thurgood Marshall, the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and Supreme Court Justice.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, one man show
Plot: legal, idealism, society, power relations, stubbornness, court martial, ku klux klan, death sentence, cancer, segregation, korean war, miscarriage ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1952, year 1954
Place: baltimore, usa, nashville tennessee
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The 317th Platoon (1965)
Genre: War
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: military, soldier, jungle, chaos, solitude, battles, state affairs, escapades, heroes, survival, rebellion, war ...
Time: 50s, year 1954
Place: indochina, vietnam, cambodia, asia, southeast asia ...
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