Year 1957 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant year 1957 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, touching, sentimental and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with storytelling, cigarette smoking, mentor, husband wife relationship, rain, flashback, catastrophe, violence, murder and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1957: The Old Man & the Gun (2018), The Exam (2011), This Boy's Life (1993), Chattahoochee (1989), The Final Girls (2015), Cold War (2018), Crooked House (2017), The Perfect Game (2009), A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963), Cantinflas (2014).

List of year 1957 movies

The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: 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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, tense
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, horse ranch, fbi, bank, bank robbery, police detective, crimes, love, escapades ...
Time: year 1966, year 1979, year 1963, year 1958, year 1955 ...
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, dallas texas, montana ...
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 7.4
 1K
The Exam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Hungary, Christmas 1957. The state, shaken and insecure by the defeated revolution of 1956 and prodded by a renewed Stalinist atmosphere, has decreed that all security personnel must take an exam to challenge and verify their loyalty. But ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: following, cover up, gun, telephone call, christmas tree, christmas, communist, secret police, christmas dinner, man hits a woman, soup, investigation ...
Time: year 1957, 1950s
Place: budapest, hungary, europe
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This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, rough, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, domestic violence, friendship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, mechanic, homosexual, parents and children, family relations, hopes, youth ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, united states, washington state ...
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Chattahoochee (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: sincere, bleak, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, confined, workplace situations, life is a bitch, price of justice, anti heroes, prison, sexual dysfunction, social decay, criminal heroes, crimes, rehabilitation ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1950s, year 1957
Place: florida, usa, korea
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
Style: absurd, satirical, humorous, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, parody, slasher, characters killed one by one, film within a film, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, survival, serial killer, camp counselor ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
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 7.7
 31K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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.
Plot: love, cold war, tragic love, iron curtain, choir, audition, cigarette smoking, song, kiss, marriage, dancing, piano ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1959, year 1964, year 1949 ...
Place: poland, paris france, east berlin east germany, yugoslavia, warsaw poland
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 6.3
 13K
Crooked House (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Plot: mansion, thunder, vanity, servant, food, girl, passion, walking in the rain, mob of reporters, following someone, newspaper article, ice cream ...
Time: year 1957
Place: scotland yard, cairo egypt
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The Perfect Game (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA, Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, disturbing, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, against the odds, rise to the top, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, rivalry, underdog, youth, young heroes, pay phone ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: mexico
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A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 118 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, desert, dentist, explosion, truck, jeep, whiskey, taxi, water, will, aunt, apartment ...
Time: year 1957
Place: south africa, egypt, sudan, africa
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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: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: filmmaking, mexican, showbiz, actor's life, hollywood, ambition, performer's life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, restaurant, eyeglasses ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 30s, 40s, year 1993 ...
Place: usa, mexico, mexico city
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The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera and Paramount Television and originally broadcast from November 8, 1980 until September 18, 1982.
Plot: drive in restaurant, magical power, dog, time travel, cartoon dog, distant future, back in time, leather jacket
Time: year 1957, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
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The Chronicles of Melanie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get ...
Plot: deportation, cruelty, winter, death of husband, kitten, heavy rain, poverty, potato, forced labor, illness, death of child, insanity ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1957, year 1941
Place: siberia, latvia, soviet union, russia
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Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, wartime life, chases and races, ghetto, hidden identity, race against time, danger, dishonesty, defiant, war, forceful separation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1975, year 1944 ...
Place: hungary, europe, switzerland, russia, germany ...
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Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mary Lou, the prom queen burned to death by her boyfriend back in the fifties, has escaped from hell and is once again walking the hallways of Hamilton High School, looking for blood. She chooses as her escort in world of the living Alex, an average ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, prom, acid, supernatural, vengeance, school, violence, ghost, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: mind bending, psychological, tense, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: theater, mental illness, new wave, state affairs, politics, investigation, danger, intrigue, amateur detective, immigrants, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: france, paris france
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Frankie & Alice (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: mental illness, split personality, racism, racist, dancer, dissociative identity disorder, identity crisis, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, power relations, misfit, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.5
 397
Cosmonaut (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Late '50s to early '60s, when the space war between the Soviet and US was fiercely going on, a fifteen-year-old member of the communist party, Luciana, develops her ideals while living with her bourgeois stepfather, and among male ...
Plot: 15 year old, communism, astronaut, rocket, communist
Time: year 1957, 1950s, year 1963
Place: italy
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 7.3
 196
Stan (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Stanley Laurel's last visit to Oliver Hardy, as originally told in Neil Brand's radio play.
Plot: apology, flashback, teamwork, pratfall, dying man, talent, contract, bowler hat, partnership, fame, cancer, inspiration ...
Time: year 1957, 1920s
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 7.0
 133K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crime, twins, rise and fall, violence, brother brother relationship, mental illness, organized crime, husband wife relationship, violent, anti-hero ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: It's the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union with the Communists launching a spy satellite that has the Free World leaders in a panic. Fears about the nature of the satellite force the United States to send an ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: espionage, cold war, save the day, adventure, state affairs, undercover, chaos, danger, rivalry, chases and races, escapades, government agency ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, moscow russia
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Midnight's Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A Canadian-Brith film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name. The film tells the story of a pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their ...
Style: captivating, epic, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, love and romance, hopes, rich and poor, state affairs, siblings relations, society, supernatural, coming of age, destiny, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1940s ...
Place: india, asia, bombay india, bangladesh, pakistan
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A Captain's Honor (1982)
Genre: War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, deadly, military life, heroes, society, military, fighting the system, obsessive quest, false accusation, rebellion, crimes, wartime life ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: algeria, france
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 7.0
 67
The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Plot: violence, prison, journalist, lawyer, police violence, french military, assassination, independence, wanted man, torture, french army, fake moustache ...
Time: year 1957, 1960s, 1950s
Place: algeria
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 7.6
 254K
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, danger, justice, spy, mission, undercover, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1957, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
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 5.5
 35K
Whiteout (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, isolation, murder, uncover truth, survival, forces of nature, crimes, military base, airplane, corpse, betrayal, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1957, 1950s
Place: antarctica, south pole
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: captivating, clever, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, freedom, prison, prison life, false accusation, life sentence, confined, hopes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, survival, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, mother daughter relationship, teenage love, class differences, first love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo
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 7.8
 74K
October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: exciting, touching, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: follow your dream, teacher, generation gap, small town, against the odds, teenage life, friendship, satellite, nasa, cold war, ambition, young heroes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, mine, usa, new jersey
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The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, pregnancy, love triangle, corporal punishment, romance, twins, youth, parents and children, siblings relations, rainy, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957
Place: louisiana, usa, london
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The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, not serious, witty ...
Plot: parody, martial arts, culture clash, family relations, advertising, danger, disorder, porn, heroes, siblings relations, nothing goes right, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1957, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas
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