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, talky, touching and suspense films and TV shows about / with death, storytelling, destiny, mentor, catastrophe, brutality, dialogue, violence, vengeance and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France 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), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), The Exam (2011), This Boy's Life (1993), Chattahoochee (1989), The Final Girls (2015), A Boy Ten Feet Tall (1963).

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, sincere, psychological, 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: usa, miami, 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, summer camp, murder, danger, small town, teenager, homicidal maniac, slasher, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, year 1957, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, new jersey, midwest
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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, ghost, prom, slasher, prank, school principal, infidelity, supernatural, teenager, locker room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, year 1987
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 7.5
 75K
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: communism, hollywood, mccarthyism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1950 ...
Place: usa
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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, rise to the top, gay, fashion designer, couple relations, ambition, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, gender, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo
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 7.4
 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: suspense, captivating, serious, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, informant, christmas eve, investigation, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, political repression, stalinism, police station, co worker co worker relationship, photograph ...
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, serious, touching, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, homosexual, mechanic, family relations, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, united states, washington d.c., seattle washington ...
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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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The Final Girls (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 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: camp, parody, characters killed one by one, slasher, masked killer, teenager, survival, camp counselor, serial killer, virginity, film within a film, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
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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, ship, praying, toys, hunting, jet plane, dock, military, alcohol, whiskey ...
Time: year 1957, year 1956
Place: sudan, south africa, egypt, africa
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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: talking animals, drive in restaurant, back in time, magical power, distant future, cartoon dog, dog, time travel, leather jacket, time traveler, high school student, time machine ...
Time: 50s, 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 ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: deportation, survival, gulag, world war two, cruelty, grief, politics, political prisoner, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, period piece, mourning ...
Time: year 1941, year 1957, 1950s, 1940s, 50s
Place: siberia, russia, soviet union, 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: realistic, bleak, emotional, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, war, danger, wartime life, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1957 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, 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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, supernatural, acid, prom, school, violence, serial killer, high school life, teenage life, deal with the devil ...
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: mind bending, tense, psychological, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, theater, mental illness, new wave, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, mysterious character, politics, actor's life, immigrants, secret movement ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: paris france, france
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 6.5
 421
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, outer space, 15 year old, communism, rocket, communist, astronaut
Time: year 1963, 1950s, year 1957, 50s
Place: italy
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 7.2
 211
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: film set, entertainer, husband wife relationship, teamwork, bed, dying man, old friend, cancer, film producer, flashback, partnership, deathbed ...
Time: year 1957, 1920s
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 6.9
 154K
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, stylish, mental illness, organized crime, brother brother relationship, 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, captivating, psychological, serious, surreal ...
Plot: family relations, political unrest, hopes, society, coming of age, youth, love and romance, rich and poor, siblings relations, colonialism, coup, liberation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: india, asia, bangladesh, bombay india, pakistan ...
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A Captain's Honor (1982)
Genre: War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, wartime life, false accusation, military life, couple relations, state affairs, righting the wronged, deadly, fighting the system, rebellion, military, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1957
Place: algeria, france, brittany
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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: touching, clever, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, prison escape, freedom, prison life, life is a bitch, life sentence, plot twist, criminal heroes, hopes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
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 7.8
 81K
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: realistic, exciting, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: follow your dream, generation gap, against the odds, teacher, small town, teenage life, mathematics, friendship, satellite, nasa, cold war, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, usa, appalachia, 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: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, coming-of-age, love triangle, rain, twins, small town, pregnancy, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, first love, skinny dipping, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, london
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 6.7
 70K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, car, chase, classic car, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: california, detroit, southern california
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 7.2
 44K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: epic, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, dictatorship, execution, communism, idealism, state affairs, fighting the system, leadership, freedom, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, mexico city
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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, race against time, heroes, deadly, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: california, usa, 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, teenage life, showbiz, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, 1950s, year 1959 ...
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver ...
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Lee Daniels' 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, serious, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: blacks and whites, civil rights, butler, white house, u.s. president, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, united states, south africa ...
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 6.7
 12K
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, stylized ...
Plot: poet, poetry, courtroom drama, literature, freedom, courtroom, writer's life, society, censorship, gay, mental institution, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1920s, 20s, year 1957 ...
Place: san francisco, california, colorado, greenwich village manhattan new york city, denver colorado ...
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: sincere, touching, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, nun, midwife, nurse, childbirth, child birth, friends, family relations, family life, nursing, pregnancy, home birth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: england, london, europe
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