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List of the best movies of 1955, with movie trailers when available. Cinema legends Clint Eastwood and Dennis Hopper made their big screen debuts in 1955. These top movies of 1955 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 1955. You can filter this list of films that came out in '55 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1955 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

A list made up of movies like Rebel Without a Cause and Lady and the Tramp.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1955?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1955?"

1955 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1955. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1955 aren't just one persons opinion.
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Rebel Without a Cause Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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East of Eden James Dean, Burl Ives, Raymond Massey

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Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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The Night of the Hunter Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

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To Catch a Thief Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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The Man with the Golden Arm Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker

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Marty Betsy Blair, Joe Mantell, Jerry Paris

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Bad Day at Black Rock Spencer Tracy, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin

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We're No Angels Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Basil Rathbone

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Guys and Dolls Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Richard Deacon

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Mr. Arkadin Orson Welles, Michael Redgrave, Akim Tamiroff

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I'll Cry Tomorrow Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet

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Oklahoma! Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Eddie Albert

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Blackboard Jungle Sidney Poitier, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis

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The Seven Year Itch Marilyn Monroe, Carolyn Jones, Evelyn Keyes

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The Ladykillers Peter Sellers, Alec Guinness, Frankie Howerd

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Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Joe Besser

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Kiss Me Deadly Cloris Leachman, Nat King Cole, Jack Elam

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Love Me or Leave Me Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell

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Smiles of a Summer Night Bibi Andersson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

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Mister Roberts Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney

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Night and Fog Michel Bouquet

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Richard III Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Stanley Baker

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Beau Brummell Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov, Stewart Granger

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All That Heaven Allows Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Agnes Moorehead

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Summertime Katharine Hepburn, David Lean, Darren McGavin

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing William Holden, Jennifer Jones, James Hong

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To Hell and Back Audie Murphy, Denver Pyle, David Janssen

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Rififi Jules Dassin, Robert Hossein, Carl Möhner

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Land of the Pharaohs Joan Collins, Jack Hawkins, James Robertson Justice

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Picnic Kim Novak, William Holden, Rosalind Russell

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The Trouble with Harry Shirley MacLaine, Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe

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Godzilla Raids Again Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Haruo Nakajima

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The Left Hand of God Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb

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The Rains of Ranchipur Richard Burton, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray

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This Island Earth Russell Johnson, Faith Domergue, Coleman Francis

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Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki

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Queen Bee Joan Crawford, Fay Wray, John Ireland

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Daddy Long Legs Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter

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Artists and Models Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin

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One Froggy Evening Jeff McCarthy

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Wichita Vera Miles, Peter Graves, Edgar Buchanan

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The Quatermass Xperiment Jane Asher, Jack Warner, Dean Jagger

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Interrupted Melody Roger Moore, Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker

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The Man from Laramie James Stewart, Jack Elam, Arthur Kennedy

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Strategic Air Command James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

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Storm Over the Nile Christopher Lee, Laurence Harvey, Michael Hordern

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Moonfleet George Sanders, Stewart Granger, Jack Elam

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House of Bamboo DeForest Kelley, Robert Ryan, Robert Stack