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, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with death, cigarette smoking, storytelling, photograph, murder, mentor, mother son relationship, flashback, doctor and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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year 1957 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1957: The Devil All the Time (2020), Great Freedom (2021), West Side Story (2021), Braindead (1992), Mr. Jones (2019), Radioactive (2019), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), The Exam (2011), This Boy's Life (1993).

List of year 1957 movies

The Devil All the Time (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1960s after World War II in Southern Ohio, bizarre, compelling and mentally disturbed people suffer from the war's psychological damages.
Style: neo noir, gothic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: post war, murder, church, insanity, serial killer, reverend, small town, evil, sheriff, suicide, psycho, masturbation ...
Time: year 1957, 60s, year 1950, 50s, year 1965 ...
Place: west virginia, ohio
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Great Freedom (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans Hoffmann is repeatedly imprisoned under Paragraph 175, which criminalizes homosexuality. Nevertheless, over the decades, he continues his quest for freedom and ...
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, love, post war germany, male homosexuality, solitary, holocaust survivor, jealousy, jail cell, prisoner, gay, all male cast ...
Time: year 1968, 50s, 60s, year 1957, year 1969 ...
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West Side Story (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A remake of the 1961 film about two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forbidden love, love at first sight, rivals, gang, love, street gang, latin, interracial relations, racism, dancing, gang war, tragic event ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, year 1961
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.5
 96K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: splatter, humorous, surreal, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, monster, deadly creature, supernatural, brutality, eaten alive, graphic violence, party ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, 90s
Place: new zealand
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 6.9
 11K
Mr. Jones (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Ukraine
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out. ...
Plot: journalist, genocide, journalism, hunger, communism, cannibalism, josef stalin, freeze to death, mystery, investigative journalism, money raising, jazz club ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935, year 1933, year 1957, pre world war two
Place: ussr, ukraine, london, germany, berlin germany ...
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 6.2
 17K
Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: intellectual, uplifting, captivating, poignant, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: nuclear, chemistry, nobel prize, scientific research, radioactivity, science, radiation, backfire, husband wife relationship, scientific discovery, plan, nuclear power ...
Time: year 1986, year 1957, year 1961, year 1934, year 1945
Place: chernobyl, europe, france, hiroshima japan, stockholm sweden ...
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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual ...
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, couples, gender, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1957 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, murder, train, private detective, riddles and clues, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, murder investigation, investigation, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
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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: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Plot: prison escape, heist, criminal, investigation, evidence, old man, widow, prison, chase, lie, secret, fbi ...
Time: 80s, year 1979, year 1945, year 1955, year 1966 ...
Place: texas, usa, missouri, dallas texas, montana ...
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 7.3
 2K
The Exam (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: disturbing, captivating, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, christmas eve, investigation, informant, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, police station, political repression, stalinism, christmas, wiretap ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: budapest, europe, hungary
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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, serious, touching, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, child abuse, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, mechanic, family relations, homosexual, stepfather, step parent ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, salt lake city utah, washington d.c., washington state ...
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 6.3
 24K
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.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: servant, family secret, mansion, murder mystery, private detective, murder, investigation, whodunit, lady, secret, last will and testament, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, year 1957
Place: london, 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: realistic, touching, serious, disturbing, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: against the odds, sport, ambition, rise to the top, baseball, youth, rivalry, young heroes, contests and competitions, hopes, underdog, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 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, child protagonist, american, mountain, blinded, vaccination, aunt, orphan, syrian, hunting, jet plane, ruins ...
Time: year 1956, year 1957
Place: africa, sudan, egypt, south 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: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, rise to the top, actor's life, showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, fame, husband wife relationship, celebrity, film history ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1956 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, mexico city, mexico
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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 ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: deportation, gulag, survival, world war two, politics, grief, cruelty, political prisoner, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, labor camp, kitten ...
Time: year 1941, year 1957, 50s, 1940s
Place: ussr, siberia, latvia, russia
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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: slasher, humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, supernatural, ghost, prom, acid, school, teenage life, high school life, serial killer, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 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: stylized, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, theater, mental illness, secret movement, investigation, state affairs, immigrants, intrigue, amateur detective, actor's life, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: paris france, 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: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: split personality, dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, racism, dancer, illness, power relations, identity crisis, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, misfit, black woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 50s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1960)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: espionage, cold war, government agency, rivalry, save the day, escapades, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, chaos, nuclear missile ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, moscow russia, new york
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: archaeologist, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, treasure, archaeology, artifact, chase, tombs and skeletons, jungle, heroes, sword fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: peru, latin america, mexico city, south america, usa ...
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 7.7
 89K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, teenage boy, teenage life, school, teen romance, childhood, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, young love ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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 6.7
 81K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, survival, vengeance, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1978, year 1979 ...
Place: california, southern california, plymouth, detroit
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
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, french algerian war, resistance, military, french, freedom, torture, chaos, protest, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1962, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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 6.7
 152K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mafia, gangsters, anger, attempted murder, crimes, doctors and patients, introspection, power struggle, power relations, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: new york, usa, new york state, miami, miami beach ...
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Alien Trespass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957 a fiery object crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to Earth. Out of the flying saucer escapes a murderous creature, the Ghota, bent on destroying all life forms on the planet. A benevolent ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, alien encounter, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, ufo, heroic mission, space and aliens, race against time, heroes, benign alien, astronomer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: usa, california, nevada
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The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: movie star, womanizer, sexual abuse, hollywood, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, showbiz, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959, year 2010 ...
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, vancouver, cuba ...
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 7.2
 114K
The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, u.s. president, white house, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, birmingham alabama, south africa ...
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 6.6
 13K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: poet, poetry, courtroom drama, literature, freedom, courtroom, writer's life, gay, society, counterculture, mental institution, sexual identity ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, year 1957, post world war two, year 1955 ...
Place: san francisco, arkansas, colorado, denver colorado, idaho ...
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: stylized, sincere, touching, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, nurse, midwife, childbirth, nun, doctor, family life, family relations, friends, nursing, pregnancy, home birth ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: england, london, europe
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