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, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing and bleak films and TV shows about / with cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, death, storytelling, brutality, murder, blood, destiny, drinking and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as year 1957: Far from Heaven (2002), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Prom Night II (1987), Trumbo (2015), The Night Porter (1974), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), The Old Man & the Gun (2018), The Exam (2011), This Boy's Life (1993), Chattahoochee (1989).

List of year 1957 movies

Far from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
Style: emotional, psychological, sincere, tense, stylized ...
Plot: housewife, crumbling marriage, friendship, suburbs, interracial relations, prejudice, infidelity, racism, hypocrisy, social differences, african american, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: miami, usa, connecticut, baltimore
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: brutal, scary, bloody, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, blood, serial killer, gory, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, teenager, slasher, brutality, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1957, year 1973, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, midwest, new jersey
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Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, cemetery, prom, ghost, slasher, prank, school principal, infidelity, supernatural, teenager, possession ...
Time: 80s, 50s, year 1957, year 1987, 1950s
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 7.5
 74K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, communism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
Place: usa
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The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, war crime, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, lovers reunited, graphic violence, sexual perversion, hotel, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, germany, frankfurt germany ...
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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, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, ambition, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, gender, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
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: realistic, suspenseful, clever, mind bending, serious
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, riddles and clues, private detective, mystery, deadly, partners against crime, crime, who done it, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, humorous
Plot: heist, prison escape, bank robber, investigation, bank robbery, smiling, fbi, false name, bank, police detective, crimes, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1944, 20th century, year 1956 ...
Place: texas, oklahoma, california, missouri, st. louis missouri ...
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 7.4
 1K
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: suspense, serious, disturbing, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, informant, christmas eve, investigation, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, political repression, stalinism, co worker co worker relationship, police station, communist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: budapest, europe, hungary, budapest 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, touching, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, mechanic, family relations, homosexual, gay teenager, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., washington state, united states ...
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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: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, social decay, injustice, fighting the system, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, prison, price of justice, prodigy ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 1950s, year 1952, year 1955
Place: florida, usa, korea, miami
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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, humorous, satirical, bloody, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: parody, camp, characters killed one by one, slasher, film within a film, masked killer, sacrifice, teenager, gory, unlikely friendships, survival, camp counselor ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
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 7.6
 45K
Cold War (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, 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.
Style: sad, romantic, melancholic, tragic ending
Plot: loveless marriage, cold war, tragic love, musician, female singer, communism, folk music, suicide, song, folklore, prison, defector ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1954 ...
Place: paris france, east berlin east germany, yugoslavia, east berlin, poland ...
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 6.3
 17K
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: suspense, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: servant, mansion, lady, private detective, murder, vanity, family secret, investigation, secret, poisoned, money, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1957, quarry
Place: scotland yard, cairo egypt, london
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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: baseball, ambition, against the odds, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, young heroes, hopes, youth, underdog, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: mexico
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A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 128 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, doctor, slave trade, dock, will, american, pilgrim, vaccination, blinded, dirt road, jet plane ...
Time: year 1956, year 1957
Place: sudan, south africa, egypt, africa
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 6.5
 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, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, rising to stardom, rise to the top, ambition, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, fame, husband wife relationship, celebrity, film history ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mexico, mexico city, los angeles
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The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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: distant future, back in time, talking animals, leather jacket, cartoon dog, time machine, time travel, dog, drive in restaurant, magical power, high school student, time traveler
Time: year 1957, 50s, 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 ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, rough
Plot: deportation, survival, grief, cruelty, world war two, politics, political prisoner, gulag, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, period piece, blood transfusion ...
Time: year 1941, year 1957, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia, soviet union, russia, latvia
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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, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, wartime life, war, danger, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, new york ...
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, supernatural, acid, prom, school, violence, serial killer, youth, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, conspiracy, theater, new wave, dishonesty, mysterious character, immigrants, state affairs, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, actor's life ...
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, realistic, touching
Plot: dissociative identity disorder, split personality, mental illness, racism, dancer, illness, identity crisis, drugs/alcohol, power relations, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1957, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.5
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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: female director, communist, outer space, 15 year old, communism, astronaut, rocket
Time: 1950s, year 1963, 50s, year 1957
Place: italy
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 7.2
 210
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: stroke, porch swing, bespectacled male, bed, flashback, apology, husband wife relationship, friendship, mansion, teamwork, terminal illness, sleeping ...
Time: year 1957, 1920s
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 6.9
 153K
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: realistic, brutal, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, gang, twins, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 2000 ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: espionage, cold war, chases and races, save the day, escapades, state affairs, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, future, year 1957, near future
Place: russia, usa, new york, 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, stylized, psychological, serious, epic ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, love and romance, hopes, society, youth, coming of age, siblings relations, rich and poor, colonialism, coup, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: india, asia, bombay india, kashmir, bangladesh ...
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A Captain's Honor (1982)
Genre: War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom, rebellion, righting the wronged, wartime life, military, military life, society, couple relations, crimes, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1957
Place: algeria, france, brittany
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 7.0
 73
The Question (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 1957. For several months, Henri Charlègue, the ex-director of the newspaper "Alger democratic", banned, has been living in hiding. Suspected of belonging to the FLN, he is actively sought by paratroopers.
Plot: prison, violence, lawyer, french algerian war, archive footage, torturer, dissident, writing a book, assassination, police violence, french military, torture ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1956, 60s ...
Place: algeria
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