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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, William Holden, Althea Gibson

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    Marvin Miller, Verna Felton, Taylor Holmes

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    John Wayne, Lana Turner, Sandra Dee

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    Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall

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    Jack Lemmon, Doris Day, Steve Forrest

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    Louis Armstrong, Tuesday Weld, Danny Kaye

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

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    Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen

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    Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Dina Merrill

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    Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Gavin MacLeod

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    Sid James, Kenneth More, Joan Hickson

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    Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, Ron Cook

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    Yvonne Craig, Cliff Robertson, Sandra Dee

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    Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, John Le Mesurier

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    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster

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    Bunny Breckinridge, Joanna Lee, Maila Nurmi

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    James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl

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    Mel Tormé, Mamie Van Doren, Paul Anka

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    Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dorothy Dandridge

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    Vincent Price, Richard Long, Alan Marshal

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    Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Richard Widmark

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    Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Hermione Baddeley

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    Lalita Pawar, Nutan, Sunil Dutt

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    Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence, Claire Bloom

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    Herbert Lom, Howard Keel

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    Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price

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    Maureen O'Hara, Alec Guinness, Burl Ives

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    Tina Louise, Richard Widmark, Lorne Greene

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    James Stewart, George C. Scott, Duke Ellington

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    Paul Newman, Robert Vaughn, Adam West

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    Dick Miller, Paul Horn, Bert Convy

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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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    Tina Louise, Burl Ives, Robert Ryan

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    Susan Hayward, Jeff Chandler, Felix Locher

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    Max von Sydow, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson

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    Gary Cooper, George C. Scott, Karl Malden

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    Anthony Steel, María Gámez, Léonide Massine

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    Kenneth Williams, Leslie Phillips, Wilfrid Hyde-White

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