Year 1955 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1955 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, weird, realistic, suspense, thought provoking and cult film films and TV shows about / with dancing, husband wife relationship, dog, dialogue, storytelling, death, photograph, chase, flashback and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1955: Back to the Future (1985), Revolutionary Road (2008), Back to the Future Part III (1990), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), Cold War (2018), Cantinflas (2014), The Alchemist (1983), The Fall of '55 (2006), Maigret (2016), The Long Walk Home (1990).

List of year 1955 movies

Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, teenager, time machine, destiny, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, inventor, time loop, scientist, time paradox, escapades ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1985, year 1955 ...
Place: usa, california
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, heartbreaking, depressing, bleak, sad ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, abortion, infidelity, mental illness, destiny, death of wife, under the surface, marriage, family problems, suburbs, deadend life, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: california, usa, paris france, new york, connecticut
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Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: light, not serious, sentimental, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, alternate reality, sent to the past, old west, time loop, science, small town, time ...
Time: year 1955, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense, humorous ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, criminal, old man, widow, evidence, lie, investigation, secret, chase, police detective ...
Time: year 1979, 80s, year 1963, year 1936, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, texas, california, montana, dallas texas ...
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 7.5
 58K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: cold war, musician, audition, love, loveless marriage, communism, love story, female singer, suicide, tragic love, jazz, defector ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1951, year 1952, year 1959 ...
Place: paris france, poland, former yugoslavia, east berlin, eastern europe ...
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 6.6
 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: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, rise to the top, rising to stardom, actor's life, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, fame, husband wife relationship, celebrity, film history ...
Time: year 1931, year 1933, year 1935, year 1956, year 1993 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico city, mexico
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 3.8
 604
The Alchemist (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man seeks revenge on an evil magician who placed a curse on him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: demon, curse, supernatural, paranormal, magic, premonition, forest, devil, magician, portal, possession, supernatural power ...
Time: year 1955
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The Fall of '55 (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, 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: lgbt, gay, gay slur, witch hunt, pedophilia, halloween, branding iron, police, sex scandal, prison, homosexuality, scandal ...
Time: year 1955, year 1956, 50s
Place: idaho
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 7.1
 9K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: murder of a prostitute, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, murder suspect, suspect, police inspector, undercover, false confession, crime scene, prostitute, justice ...
Time: year 1955, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, a young machinist named Maurice Richard distinguished himself as a ice hockey player of preternatural talent. Although that was enough to get him into the Montreal Canadiens, his frequent injuries cost him the confidence of his ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, rivalry, hockey player, discrimination, factory, athlete's life, protest, working class, human spirit, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, year 1952 ...
Place: quebec, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, boston, montreal ...
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The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: inspirational, thought provoking, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, segregation, racism, friendship, women, ku klux klan, boycott, racial segregation, bus, master and servant, unlikely friendships, underdog ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 20th century
Place: alabama, new jersey, usa, southern usa
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, alternate reality, teenager, sent to the past, inventor, travel, alternate timeline, adventure, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen ...
Time: future, year 2015, 50s, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
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 7.2
 89K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, devil, voodoo, private detective, twists and turns, satan, amnesia, incest, supernatural, missing person, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 20th century, year 1943, year 1918 ...
Place: new orleans, southern usa, louisiana, new york, usa ...
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: non-linear, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: double life, double agent, cia, intrigue, hitman, love and romance, artists and showbiz, tv show, dark humor, recruit, prisoners exchange, success ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: california, mexico, new york, usa, latin america ...
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 6.0
 3K
Little Birds (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: We arrive with New York heiress Lucy Savage fresh off the transatlantic steamer and ready for love and marriage in exotic climes. But when her husband Hugo does not receive her in the way she expected, she spins off into the surprising, diverse and ...
Style: erotic, captivating, psychological
Plot: bdsm, multiple storylines, mother daughter relationship, relationship vs career, social relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, relationship problems, social problems, couple relations, women, society ...
Time: year 1955
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 5.0
 4K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, urban legend, forest, chase, murder, friendship, trespassing, high school, child in peril, serial killer, siblings relations, young heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, year 1953 ...
Place: usa
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 7.2
 3K
Susie Q (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Susie Q was going to a dance one night when she and her boyfriend got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands moves into Susie's old house. Zach's father died in a car accident so his family is his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, teenager, supernatural, car accident, disney, high school, basketball, afterlife, friends, teenage life, angel ...
Time: 50s, 90s, year 1995, year 1955
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 88K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, disturbing, atmospheric, gloomy, depressing ...
Plot: music, musician's life, french, life philosophy, singer, death, destiny, love story, rising to stardom, loss of child, fame, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
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 6.0
 9K
Life (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, magazine, friendship, showbiz, actor, celebrity, buddy, celebrity culture, movie star, photographer, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: usa
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OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Secret agent OSS 117 foils Nazis, beds local beauties, and brings peace to the Middle East.
Style: parody, humorous, suspense, light, stylized ...
Plot: spy, espionage, french, farce, adventure, secret agents, secret service, james bond spoof, russian, female spy, undercover, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955
Place: france, paris france, africa, europe, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 25K
Leatherface (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspense, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, chainsaw, escape, panic, kidnapping, chainsaw murder, violence, psycho killer, countryside, killing spree, sadism, mutilation ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, year 1965
Place: texas, southern usa
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 8.1
 245
Eunice (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments in four different years in the lives of the Harper family beginning with 1955 as a hopeful Eunice prepares to go to a party, and her brother Phillip, a recent college graduate, departs for New York In 1963, a married Eunice and her husband ...
Plot: loss of mother, marriage, mother daughter relationship, divorce, porch swing, watching a movie
Time: year 1978, year 1973, year 1963, year 1955, 50s ...
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 6.2
 303
Our Time (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama about students at a girls' school, their boyfriends, and an unexpected pregnancy.
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, death of friend, boarding school, pregnant teenager, friendship between girls, christmas party, young love, pregnancy, abortion, unrequited love, girls' school ...
Time: 50s, year 1955
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September 30, 1955 (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a ...
Plot: suburbs, movie star, death, actor, autumn, fandom
Time: 50s, year 1955
Place: arkansas
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
Noble (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Vietnam
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Style: uplifting, touching, realistic, emotional, feminist film ...
Plot: poverty, orphan, strong female lead, social activism, catholic orphanage, father daughter relationship, empowerment, female protagonist, social injustice, youth, hopes, kids in trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1955
Place: saigon, ireland, vietnam, asia
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 6.5
 131K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mirror, haunted house, siblings relations, ghost, supernatural horror, twists and turns, insanity, brother sister relationship, flashback, hallucination, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 101K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, funny, parody, light, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, supernatural, holiday, greed, back from the dead, television, happy ending, christmas eve, tv show, time travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
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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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, compassionate, reflective ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, white male black female relationship, race issues, interracial relations, anti semitism, racism, family relations, high school, culture clash, teenager, prejudice, segregation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, year 1954, year 1955
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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Foreign Student (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: interracial couple, age difference, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, college, interracial romance, society, coming of age, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 50s, year 1955
Place: virginia, france, paris france, europe, usa ...
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 7.2
 93K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, coming out, grief, gay father, father son relationship, death, self discovery, lgbt, cancer, homosexuality, dying, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1955, year 1965 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
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