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50s The Best Movies of 1950  

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List of the best movies of 1950, with movie trailers when available. Sophia Loren and the great Marlon Brando made their debuts on-screen in 1950. These top movies of 1950 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres, but each film was released in 1950. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1950 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1950 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

Movies here include everything from Sunset Boulevard to All About Eve.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1950?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1950?"

1950 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1950. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1950 aren't just one persons opinion.
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All About Eve Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Anne Baxter

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Sunset Boulevard William Holden, Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson

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Rio Grande John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson

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Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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The Asphalt Jungle Marilyn Monroe, Jack Warden, James Whitmore

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No Way Out Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Ruby Dee

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Three Came Home Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Sessue Hayakawa

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Wagon Master James Arness, Ben Johnson, Ward Bond

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Winchester '73 James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis

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Harvey James Stewart, Fess Parker, Cecil Kellaway

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Born Yesterday William Holden, Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford

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Stage Fright Marlene Dietrich, Alfred Hitchcock, Jane Wyman

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Quicksand Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, Taylor Holmes

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Seven Days to Noon Joan Hickson, André Morell, Victor Maddern

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Two Flags West Linda Darnell, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler

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The Damned Don't Cry! Joan Crawford, Steve Cochran, Richard Egan

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Shadow on the Wall Nancy Reagan, Ann Sothern, John McIntire

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Treasure Island Patrick Troughton, Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton

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House by the River Jane Wyatt, Kathleen Freeman, Louis Hayward

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Destination Moon Dick Wesson, Warner Anderson, John Archer

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King Solomon's Mines Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson

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Three Little Words Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Red Skelton

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Rashomon Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Machiko Kyō

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In a Lonely Place Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy

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The Happiest Days of Your Life Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, Richard Wattis

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The Flowers of St. Francis Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo

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Trio Jean Simmons, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Michael Rennie

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Armored Car Robbery Douglas Fowley, Adele Jergens, Charles McGraw

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Where the Sidewalk Ends Gene Tierney, Karl Malden, Dana Andrews

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The White Tower Glenn Ford, Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges

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The Toast of New Orleans David Niven, Rita Moreno, Kathryn Grayson

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Pirates of the High Seas Buster Crabbe, Tris Coffin, Tommy Farrell

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Colt .45 Lloyd Bridges, Randolph Scott, Alan Hale

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Side Street Jean Hagen, Farley Granger, Charles McGraw

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Annie Get Your Gun Keenan Wynn, Betty Hutton, Howard Keel

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Crisis Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Gilbert Roland

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The West Point Story Doris Day, James Cagney, Alan Hale

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So Long at the Fair Honor Blackman, Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde

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North of the Great Divide Roy Rogers, Gordon Jones, Noble Johnson

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Union Station William Holden, Barry Fitzgerald, Jan Sterling

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The Flame and the Arrow Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Norman Lloyd

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Bright Leaf Lauren Bacall, Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal

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Gone to Earth Jennifer Jones, Hugh Griffith, Cyril Cusack

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The Fuller Brush Girl Lucille Ball, Red Skelton

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Harriet Craig Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, Allyn Joslyn

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D.O.A. Edmond O'Brien, Beverly Garland, Neville Brand

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Champagne for Caesar Vincent Price, Celeste Holm, Ronald Colman

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One Way Street Rock Hudson, Dan Duryea, Märta Torén

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Father of the Bride Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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The Furies Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson