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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky, intense and stylized films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, chase, catastrophe, blood, runaway, dialogue, death, explosion and violence plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
year 1957
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year 1957 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1957: Christine (1983), Cold War (2018), Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1961), The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977), The Iron Giant (1999), The Battle of Algiers (1966), The Final Girls (2015), Crooked House (2017), The Perfect Game (2009), A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963).

List of year 1957 movies

 6.7
 59K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsession, vengeance, chase, survival, objects come to life, supernatural, murder, brutality, betrayal, classic car, violence, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1957, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
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 7.7
 21K
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: cold war, love, tragic love, audition, border crossing, older man younger woman, suicide pact, suicide, sex scene, marriage, musician, jazz ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1955 ...
Place: east berlin east germany, warsaw poland, poland, paris france, yugoslavia
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: espionage, cold war, government agency, nuclear missile, adventure, danger, state affairs, undercover, save the day, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, moscow russia
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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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: parody, martial arts, culture clash, danger, journalism, disorder, siblings relations, nothing goes right, heroes, family relations, porn, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 1950s, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, kansas
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 8.0
 151K
The Iron Giant (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
Style: touching, exciting, semi serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: androids and robots, friendship, benign alien, cold war, prejudice, family, adventure, small town, giant, self sacrifice, runaway, giant robots ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: maine, usa
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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: realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: revolution, military, resistance, bomb, torture, rebellion, french, underground fighting, algerian, muslim, independence, government ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s, year 1954 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, treasure, chase, whip, good versus evil, artifact, russian, heroes, master villain ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, usa, nevada ...
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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, film within a film, characters killed one by one, sacrifice, gory, teenager, unlikely friendships, survival, virginity, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1957, 80s
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 6.3
 12K
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: servant, food, girl, vanity, thunder, mansion, spyglass, medicine cabinet, child murderess, reflection in a mirror, jazz music, mole ...
Time: year 1957
Place: cairo egypt, scotland yard
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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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, underdog, young heroes, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, rise to the top, reporter ...
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, train, diamonds, military, alcohol, doctor, police, crying, airplane, truck, bus, whiskey ...
Time: year 1957
Place: africa, south africa, sudan, egypt
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 6.6
 3K
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, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: mexican, filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, rise to the top, rising to stardom, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, performer's life, russian, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: usa, mexico city, mexico
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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: cartoon dog, time travel, dog, leather jacket, magical power, distant future, back in time, drive in restaurant
Time: 1950s, year 1957
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, potato, insanity, kitten, death of husband, prejudice, poverty, illness, forced labor, german, death of child, suicide ...
Time: year 1957, year 1941, 1940s, 1950s
Place: siberia, latvia, russia, soviet union
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, against humanity, war, danger, life is a bitch, hidden identity, race against time, confined, dishonesty, family relations, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 1975, year 1957 ...
Place: hungary, europe, russia, budapest hungary, budapest ...
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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: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, prom, acid, violence, school, supernatural, gory, serial killer, vengeance, high school life ...
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: theater, new wave, mental illness, mystery, intrigue, politics, danger, actor's life, amateur detective, immigrants, mysterious character, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: split personality, racist, dancer, mental illness, racism, dissociative identity disorder, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, illness, power relations, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: los angeles, usa
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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: communism, 15 year old, communist, rocket, astronaut
Time: 1950s, year 1963, year 1957
Place: italy
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 7.3
 175
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: deathbed, cancer, bowler hat, old friend, inspiration, contract, fame, dying man, talent, pratfall, partnership, laurel and hardy ...
Time: 1920s, year 1957
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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, crime, twins, gang, rise and fall, violence, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violent, anti-hero, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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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: stylized, serious, epic, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: twins, siblings relations, society, youth, family relations, coming of age, rich and poor, destiny, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s ...
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: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, righting the wronged, military, state affairs, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, couple relations, false accusation, military life, wartime life, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1957
Place: algeria, france
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 7.0
 64
The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Plot: repression, idealist, political repression, political prisoner, french army, communist, fake moustache, water torture, tortured to death, journalist, violence, prison ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1957
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, cia, lawyer, spy, espionage, legal, pilot, undercover, state affairs, government agency, rescue, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1957 ...
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, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, airplane, corpse, isolation, murder, uncover truth, danger, survival, military base, race against time, chases and races, crimes ...
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, touching, clever, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, prison, freedom, prison life, false accusation, life sentence, confined, hopes, survival, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, wrongful imprisonment ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, maine, mexico
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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: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, teenage love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo
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 7.8
 72K
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, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, follow your dream, small town, generation gap, against the odds, teenage life, satellite, friendship, nasa, student, coal mine, rocket ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, love triangle, pregnancy, romance, parents and children, coming-of-age, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957
Place: louisiana, usa, london
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