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

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East of Eden James Dean, Burl Ives, Raymond Massey

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

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Mr. Arkadin Orson Welles, Michael Redgrave, Akim Tamiroff

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

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Night and Fog Michel Bouquet

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

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

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Richard III Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Stanley Baker

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

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Beau Brummell Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov, Stewart Granger

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

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

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

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

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Picnic Kim Novak, William Holden, Rosalind Russell

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Blackboard Jungle Sidney Poitier, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis

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Oklahoma! Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Eddie Albert

The Reality Shows You Would Most Want to Win The Best '50s Thriller Movies

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Daddy Long Legs Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Thelma Ritter

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Strategic Air Command James Stewart, June Allyson, Harry Morgan

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Queen Bee Joan Crawford, Fay Wray, John Ireland

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

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Wichita Vera Miles, Peter Graves, Edgar Buchanan

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

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Mister Roberts Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney

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Moonfleet George Sanders, Stewart Granger, Jack Elam

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

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The Far Country James Stewart, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan

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Godzilla Raids Again Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Haruo Nakajima

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Summertime Katharine Hepburn, David Lean, Darren McGavin

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The Virgin Queen Bette Davis, Joan Collins, Rod Taylor

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The Violent Men Barbara Stanwyck, Glenn Ford, Edward G. Robinson

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Son of Sinbad Kim Novak, Vincent Price, Lili St. Cyr

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The Tall Men Clark Gable, Jane Russell, Robert Ryan

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The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Elizabeth Montgomery, Gary Cooper, Rod Steiger

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

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

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The Bachelor Virna Lisi, Alberto Sordi, Nino Manfredi

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The Swindle Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart