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List of the best movies of 1957, with movie trailers when available. Though cinematic legend Humphrey Bogart died in 1957, a new era dawned with the big screen debuts of Alan Arkin and Sean Connery. These top movies of 1957 are listed by popularity, so the movies with the most votes are at the top. This list consists of all different movie genres - from The Seventh Seal to Old Yeller - but each film was released in 1957. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1957 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1957 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different movies, including The Bridge on the River Kwai and 12 Angry Men.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1957?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1957?"

1957 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1957. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1957 aren't just one persons opinion.

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12 Angry Men Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb

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Witness for the Prosecution Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies of 1957
Old Yeller Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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The Seventh Seal Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

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Wild Strawberries Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin

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The Bridge on the River Kwai Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

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An Affair to Remember Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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Nights of Cabiria Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Aldo Silvani

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Throne of Blood Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Isuzu Yamada

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Sweet Smell of Success Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Nick Adams

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The Spirit of St. Louis James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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3:10 to Yuma Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Richard Jaeckel

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Peyton Place Lana Turner, Arthur Kennedy, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole

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Paths of Glory Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson

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A Face in the Crowd Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Lee Remick

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Jeanne Eagels Kim Novak, Agnes Moorehead, Jeff Chandler

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The Enemy Below Clint Eastwood, Robert Mitchum, Doug McClure

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Desk Set Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Joan Blondell

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Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley, Dean Jones, Gloria Pall

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Night of the Demon Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis

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Raintree County Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Lee Marvin

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster

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Around the World in 80 Days Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Jayne Mansfield, Groucho Marx, Joan Blondell

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Les Girls Gene Kelly, Leslie Phillips, Patrick Macnee

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The Three Faces of Eve Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb, Nancy Kulp

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Saint Joan John Gielgud, Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark

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Sayonara Marlon Brando, James Garner, Red Buttons

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Island in the Sun Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Fontaine

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

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Man of a Thousand Faces James Cagney, Jim Backus, Jane Greer

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The Cranes Are Flying Aleksey Batalov, Vasili Merkuryev, Tatiana Samoilova

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Funny Face Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Suzy Parker

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The Tin Star Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Lee Van Cleef

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Forty Guns Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Barry, Dean Jagger

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Il Grido Alida Valli, Steve Cochran, Betsy Blair

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Designing Woman Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck, Chuck Connors

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White Nights Marcello Mastroianni, Jean Marais, Maria Schell

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China Gate Nat King Cole, Angie Dickinson, Lee Van Cleef

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Night Passage James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Jack Elam

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The River's Edge Anthony Quinn, Ray Milland, Debra Paget

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The Curse of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies of 1957
The Curse of Frankenstein Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Hazel Court

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Fear Strikes Out Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams

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The Crucible Simone Signoret, Mylène Demongeot, Yves Montand

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The Brothers Rico James Darren, Lamont Johnson, Richard Conte

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Guendalina Sylva Koscina, Raf Vallone, Enzo Cerusico

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I Was a Teenage Werewolf Michael Landon, Guy Williams, Dawn Richard

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Something of Value Rock Hudson, Sidney Poitier, Wendy Hiller

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The Story of Esther Costello Joan Crawford, Rossano Brazzi, Lee Patterson

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The Pride and the Passion Sophia Loren, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant