Year 1956 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1956 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, reflective and sincere films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, doctor, cigarette smoking, death, rain, family relations, betrayal, father son relationship, kiss and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
year 1956
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year 1956 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1956: The Old Man & the Gun (2018), Travelling Salesman (2012), The Wife (2017), Heart & Soul (1985), Masters of Sex (2013), On the Basis of Sex (2018), The Unburied Man (2004), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Trautmann (2018), The Silent Revolution (2018).

List of year 1956 movies

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, tense, exciting
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, bank, smiling, fbi, bank robbery, false name, police detective, love, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1950, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: texas, missouri, dallas texas, california, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Travelling Salesman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four mathematicians are gathered and meet with a top official of the United States Department of Defense. After some discussion, the group agrees that they must be wary with whom to trust and control their solution. The official offers them a reward ...
Plot: mathematics, government, espionage, medal, paranoia, code, professor, salesman, mathematician, top secret, hacking, genius ...
Time: year 1956
Place: china
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 7.2
 33K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, professor, infidelity, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, sweden, eastern europe ...
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 6.6
 6K
Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, small town, first love, teenager, youth, misfit, opposites attract, young lovers, romance, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: ohio
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 7.9
 34K
Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual exploration, sexuality, sexual relations, sex, masturbation, sexual identity, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, couple relations, workplace, against the rules ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956 ...
Place: usa, missouri
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, surprise ending, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: female lawyer, women's rights, supreme court, equality, husband wife relationship, human rights, female protagonist, courtroom, marriage, u.s. constitution, teacher, law student ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, denver colorado
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, jail, atrocity, revolution, exile, hanging, rat, interrogation, exhumation, hate, rain ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, 1950s, 20th century
Place: romania, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary ...
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french, freedom, torture, chaos, rebel, capture, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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 7.2
 3K
Trautmann (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TRAUTMANN tells the story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by ...
Style: inspirational, realistic, motivational, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, football, soccer match, world war two, father daughter relationship, love and romance, sport, college, rivalry, ambition, courage, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, year 1944, year 1949 ...
Place: manchester england, manchester
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The Silent Revolution (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's 1956. During a visit to a cinema in West Berlin, East German high school pupils Theo and Kurt see disturbing newsreel footage of the uprising in Budapest. Back in Stalinstadt, one of the GDR’s flagship workers’ settlements, they have ...
Plot: classroom, police station, freedom of speech, free speech, high school, high school student, homosexual, cold war era, border crossing, church, learning the truth, minister ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1956
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany
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A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After he is orphaned by an air raid on Port Said during the Suez Crisis, a young boy attempts to go by himself from the Suez Canal to Durban in South Africa where his nearest relative, Aunt Jane, lives. On the way he meets a variety of different ...
Plot: journey, child protagonist, doctor, ship, praying, toys, hunting, jet plane, dock, military, alcohol, whiskey ...
Time: year 1957, year 1956
Place: sudan, south africa, egypt, africa
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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, love, immortality, romance, love story, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, life & death, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, year 1981, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
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Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his ...
Style: stylized, intense, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Plot: rise and fall, paranoia, domestic violence, redemption, self destructing, boxer, career, character study, boxing, sport, jealousy, boxing match ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: bronx new york city, new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 359
Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: grandmother, family relations, revolution, children, communism, parents, child's point of view
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary
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Flesh of Your Flesh (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in 1956 under a militant dictatorship, but an uncontrollable crisis is about to take place in part of the country as buildings are blown up, people exterminated and a hidden evil force is unleashed. The supernatural force released ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, vampirism, politics, half brother half sister relationship, matriarch, terrorism, wealth, coming of age, teenage sexuality, terror, family relations ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, 1950s
Place: colombia, south america
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The Fall of '55 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In late 1955 and early 1956, the citizens of Boise, Idaho believed there was a menace in their midst. On Halloween, investigators arrested three men on charges of having sex with teenage boys. The investigators claimed the arrests were just the tip ...
Plot: gay slur, witch hunt, pedophilia, lgbt, police, gay father, homosexual history, hysteria, homosexual, justice, homosexuality, sex scandal ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955, year 1956, 50s
Place: idaho
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 7.0
 3K
Dalida (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, sentimental, sincere, non-linear
Plot: female singer, singing, husband wife relationship, suicide, musician's life, music, anorexia, female director, lgbt, airport, wedding, death ...
Time: 50s, year 1933, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, india, egypt, cairo egypt, italy ...
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The Impossible Picture (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Vienna, the 1950s. A childhood captured on 8mm film, documented by thirteen-year-old Johanna.
Plot: menstrual blood, fish, bare breasts, family relations
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
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Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, homoerotic
Plot: australian outback, strike, pub, sheep, workplace situations, down on your luck, unsupportive coworkers, power relations, friends, tough heroes, new wave, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
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Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: captivating, rough, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, resistance, rebellion, human spirit, wartime life, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, athlete's life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, melbourne ...
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The Secret Ways (1961)
Genre: Adventure, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Vienna, 1956. After Soviet tanks crush the Hungarian uprising, soldier-of-fortune Mike Reynolds is hired to help a threatened Hungarian scientist (Prof. Jansci) escape from Budapest. He and Julia, the professor's daughter, cross the boulder ...
Plot: surveillance, secret police, iron curtain, disguise, cold war, escape, betrayal, fake identity, torture, espionage, spy, scientist ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: vienna, budapest, switzerland, austria, budapest hungary ...
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 7.0
 73
The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 1957. For several months, Henri Charlègue, the ex-director of the newspaper "Alger democratic", banned, has been living in hiding. Suspected of belonging to the FLN, he is actively sought by paratroopers.
Plot: french military, idealist, journalist, violence, lawyer, prison, torturer, dissident, archive footage, wanted man, torture, independence ...
Time: 1960s, year 1957, 50s, 60s, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria
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 6.5
 4K
Cantinflas (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike Todd is a Broadway producer struggling to produce the film. Around the World in 80 Days. In Mexico, Mario Moreno, a young entertainer is struggling to get some respect, and he manages to become a star. A twist of faith makes them partners. ...
Style: serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, actor's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, celebrity, fame, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, mexico, mexico city, los angeles
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 7.1
 4K
Sweet Dreams (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lange stunningly portrays Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country singer who died in a tragic plane crash.
Style: realistic, factual, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: fame, air disaster, musician's life, ambition, historical figure, family problems, love and romance, showbiz, country music, rising to stardom, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: virginia, nashville tennessee, west virginia
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, gulag, pow, survival, world war two, captivity, confined, getting home, fugitives, danger, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, siberia, tehran iran ...
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Seize the Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tommy Wilhelm (Robin Williams) is a salesman. An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. He's always been able to sell, but ...
Style: realistic, bleak, semi serious, gloomy, no music ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unemployment, hopes, crumbling marriage, going straight, unfulfillment, single parent, couples, family problems, family relations, society, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s, year 1956, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ireland
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 7.7
 136K
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, addiction, heroin, blues, civil rights, guilt, african american, music, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: usa, georgia, st. louis missouri, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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The Mother of Kings (1987)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Made in 1982, shelved for five years. Story opens with Lucja Krol's husband under the tram. She gives birth to her fourth son on the floor of their new apartment. Neighbor Wiktor, a communist intellectual, befriends the poverty-stricken family ...
Style: intellectual, pre war
Plot: poverty, childbirth, bravery, collaborator, suffering, death of husband, single mother, bombing, polish history, infamy, streetcar, family relations ...
Time: year 1933, year 1956, year 1953
Place: poland
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 5.6
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Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: realistic, disturbing, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: leadership, revolution, rebellion, politics, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, folk hero, state affairs, escapades, hopes, rebelliousness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, argentina, cuba ...
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 6.9
 3K
My Way (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, womanizer, showbiz, family relations, parents and children, childhood, father son conflict, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, year 1978 ...
Place: france, paris france, egypt, saint tropez, monte carlo
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