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, suspense, psychotronic, humorous, clever and complex films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, brutality, storytelling, death, flashback, dialogue, mentor, gun, police officer and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1955: Superman: Red Son (2020), Susie Q (1996), La Vie en Rose (2007), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006), Chattahoochee (1989), Cold War (2018), Goodfellas (1990), Leatherface (2017), Spontaneous Combustion (1990).

List of year 1955 movies

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, magician, clock, secret passageway, uncle, orphan, spell, halloween, warlock, book of magic, magic, pumpkin ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s, 50s
Place: michigan
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Superman: Red Son (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the thick of the Cold War, Red Son introduces us to a Superman who landed in the USSR during the 1950s and grows up to become a Soviet symbol that fights for the preservation of Stalin’s brand of communism.
Style: suspense, serious, psychotronic, adult animation, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: monster, super villain, flying man, alien, superhero, revenge, superhuman powers, reporter, symbolism, destruction, artificial intelligence, human alien ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1961, 1960s, year 1955 ...
Place: russia, washington d.c., berlin germany, ussr, moscow russia ...
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 7.3
 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
Plot: ghost, basketball, reincarnation, high school, car accident, teenage life, fall in love, friends, angel, supernatural ability, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s, 1990s, year 1955 ...
Place: washington d.c., washington state
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 7.6
 81K
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, atmospheric, gloomy, disturbing, based on true events ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, music, french, star, loss of child, rising to stardom, fame, death, poverty, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, california ...
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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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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: humorous, not serious, light, suspense, talky ...
Plot: espionage, spy, secret agents, parody, french, secret service, secret agent, russian, adventure, farce, undercover, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: france, egypt, cairo egypt, europe, middle east ...
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Chattahoochee (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, courtroom drama, social decay, injustice, life is a bitch, prison, price of justice, hospital, rebelliousness, rebellion, prodigy, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1955, year 1957, year 1952
Place: florida, usa, korea, miami
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 7.6
 46K
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: sad, romantic, tragic ending, melancholic
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, suicide, folklore, audition, folk music, defector, song, communism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin, former yugoslavia, east berlin east germany, yugoslavia ...
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 8.7
 992K
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, friends, fbi, criminal heroes, friendship, shooting, life is a bitch, mentor ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1955 ...
Place: new york, florida, usa, bronx new york city, pittsburgh
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 5.0
 19K
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: suspense, rough, bleak, brutal, psychotronic ...
Plot: violence, murder, chainsaw, escape, panic, masked villain, extreme violence, chainsaw murder, mask, fear, survival, face mask ...
Time: 1950s, year 1965, year 1955, 50s
Place: texas, southern usa
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Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, gothic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly, government agency, secret past, conspiracy, scientist, murder, top secret, burned alive ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 90s, year 1955, 1950s ...
Place: california
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 7.2
 739
The Outsider (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Arizona Indian Ira Hayes' (Tony Curtis) life is a tragedy after he joins the Marines and helps raise the flag at Iwo Jima.
Style: based on true events
Plot: world war two, native american, parade, war hero, indian reservation, killed in action, drought, friendship, volunteer, fistfight, farming, american soldier ...
Time: year 1955, year 1945, 20th century
Place: arizona
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 8.2
 166
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: porch swing, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage, watching a movie
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1978, year 1973 ...
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 3.9
 483
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: supernatural, demon, curse, glass, portal, impalement, magician, alchemy, possession, supernatural power, premonition, car ...
Time: year 1955
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 6.2
 234
Our Time (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama about students at a girls' school, their boyfriends, and an unexpected pregnancy.
Plot: christmas party, unrequited love, dance, young love, school nurse, teenage pregnancy, friendship between girls, death of friend, abortion, pregnant teenager, dancing, nostalgia ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955, 50s
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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: actor, suburbs, movie star, autumn, fandom, death
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955
Place: arkansas
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 7.1
 8K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
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, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: murder of a prostitute, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, undercover, murder suspect, suspect, police inspector, crime scene, false confession, prostitute, brunette ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955, 50s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.7
 11K
Indignation (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
Style: intellectual, stylized, exciting, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, atheist, romance, jews, existentialism, adolescence, war ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955, year 1951
Place: ohio, new jersey, tokyo
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Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: american indian, classroom, police arrest, release from prison, hammock, husband wife conflict, part animation, river, fishing, pregnancy, boat, meteor ...
Time: year 1985, year 1970, year 1973, year 1955, year 1960 ...
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Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer wants to buy. And when he won't take no for an answer, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: poacher, father son relationship, single father, caning, child driving car, society, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, single parent, adventurer, escapades ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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Good Against Evil (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dack Rambo and Elyssa Davalos star as sweethearts Andy Stuart and Jessica Gordon. The course of true love is messed up when Satan claims Jessica as his own personal property. Desperately, Andy turns to a pair of priests, Fathers Kemschler and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark, semi serious ...
Plot: devil worship, supernatural, priest, exorcism, danger, supernatural ability, partners, afterlife, child in peril, supernatural horror, rivalry, bubble bath ...
Time: 70s, year 1955
Place: new orleans, new york
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 6.8
 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: touching, uplifting, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: poverty, orphan, social activism, kids in trouble, destiny, hopes, youth, social injustice, empowerment, human spirit, vietnam war, catholic orphanage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1955
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia, ireland
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 6.5
 115K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, siblings relations, danger, family relations, mirror, hallucination, artifact, deadly, crimes, murder, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
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 7.0
 83K
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, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
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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, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, suburbs, housewife, jealousy, abortion, destiny, adultery, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1948 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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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: serious, uplifting, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, ice hockey, discrimination, factory, sport, athlete's life, protest, hopes, ambition, follow your dream, underdog, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: boston, new york, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada
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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: thought provoking, touching, realistic, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, master and servant, civil rights, couple relations, friends, injustice, couples, power relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new jersey
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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: futuristic, clever, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, alternate reality, inventor, sent to the past, inventions and discoveries, lightning, mad scientist, fish out of water, teenager, diner ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
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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: humorous, exciting, sentimental, not serious, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, time machine, mad scientist, old west, sent to the past, inventor, small town, fish out of water, race against time, getting home ...
Time: 1880s, 50s, 1950s, 19th century, 80s ...
Place: california
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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, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, destiny, time machine, chases and races, inventor, scientist, sent to the past, disorder, teenager ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
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