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Best Movies of 1959

List of the best movies of 1959, with movie trailers when available. Fans of The Three Stooges remember 1959 as the year that the trio made their last short film, Sappy Bull Fighters. These top movies of 1959 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 1959. You can filter this list of films that came out in 1959 for various bits of information, such as who directed the movie and what genre it is. Think the best 1959 movie isn't as high as it should be? Vote up your favorite so it will rise to the top.

With items ranging from Some Like It Hot to North by Northwest, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best movies from 1959?" and "What are the most popular movies of 1959?"

1959 was a great year for movies, since a lot of classic films were released in 1959. This is a crowd sourced list that has been voted on by many people, so these top films of 1959 aren't just one persons opinion.
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    Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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    Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift

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    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Landau

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    John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson

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    James Stewart, Adam West, Vera Miles

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones

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    Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue, Arthur Kennedy

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    Sean Connery, J. G. Devlin, Janet Munro

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    Helen Hayes, Herbert Lom, Michael Rennie

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    John Wayne, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee

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    Jack Lemmon, Doris Day, Steve Forrest

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    Marvin Miller, Verna Felton, Taylor Holmes

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    Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen

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    Louis Armstrong, Tuesday Weld, Danny Kaye

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    John Wayne, William Holden, Althea Gibson

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    Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Pierre Léaud

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    Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall

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    Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, Ron Cook

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    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, John Le Mesurier

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    Sid James, Kenneth More, Joan Hickson

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    Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Dina Merrill

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    Yvonne Craig, Cliff Robertson, Sandra Dee

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    Bunny Breckinridge, Joanna Lee, Maila Nurmi

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    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster

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    James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl

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    Tina Louise, Richard Widmark, Lorne Greene

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    Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence, Claire Bloom

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    Dick Miller, Paul Horn, Bert Convy

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    Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price

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    Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Gavin MacLeod

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    Vincent Price, Richard Long, Alan Marshal

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    Anthony Steel, María Gámez, Léonide Massine

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    Kenneth Williams, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

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    Kenneth Williams, Leslie Phillips, Wilfrid Hyde-White

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    Mel Tormé, Mamie Van Doren, Paul Anka

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    Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Richard Widmark

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    Paul Newman, Robert Vaughn, Adam West

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    Yvette Vickers, Ken Clark, Susan Cabot

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    Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Hermione Baddeley

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    Lalita Pawar, Nutan, Sunil Dutt

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    Susan Hayward, Jeff Chandler, Felix Locher

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    Gary Cooper, George C. Scott, Karl Malden

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    Maureen O'Hara, Alec Guinness, Burl Ives

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    Herbert Lom, Howard Keel

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    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson

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    Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dorothy Dandridge

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    Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker

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    Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, James Garner

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