1959 films

Here are the films / movies of 1959. The good, the bad, the long, the short, the box office hits and the surprise packages! It's all about the films and movies we went to see and it's all about what was around in 1959.
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Top 10: 1959 films

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  1. Ben-Hur
    1959
  2. Some Like It Hot
    1959
  3. Gidget
    1959
  4. Imitation of Life
    1959
  5. Sleeping Beauty
    1959
  6. Rio Bravo
    1959
  7. Yellowstone Kelly
    1959
  8. A Summer Place
    1959
  9. Li'l Abner
    1959
  10. Carry on Nurse
    1959

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# Movie YearCountryGenreDirector Views
1. Ben-Hur1959USAAction, Adventure, Drama, RomanceWilliam Wyler 12,282
2. Some Like It Hot1959USAAction, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, ThrillerBilly Wilder 11,148
3. Gidget1959USAComedy, RomancePaul Wendkos 7,861
4. Imitation of Life1959USADrama, RomanceDouglas Sirk 6,722
5. Sleeping Beauty1959USAAnimation, Family, Fantasy, Music, RomanceClyde Geronimi 6,167
6. Rio Bravo1959USADrama, Romance, Western, ComedyHoward Hawks 5,038
7. Yellowstone Kelly1959USAWesternGordon Douglas 4,658
8. A Summer Place1959USADrama, RomanceDelmer Daves 3,844
9. Li'l Abner1959USAComedy, Family, MusicalMelvin Frank 3,081
10. Carry on Nurse1959UKComedy, RomanceGerald Thomas 2,546
11. The Miracle1959USADramaIrving Rapper, Gordon Douglas 2,130
12. The Five Pennies1959USABiography, Drama, MusicMelville Shavelson 1,881
13. Carry on Teacher1959UKComedyGerald Thomas 1,863
14. It Started with a Kiss1959USAComedy, RomanceGeorge Marshall 1,845
15. Solomon and Sheba1959USADrama, RomanceKing Vidor 1,665
16. The Horse Soldiers1959USAAdventure, War, WesternJohn Ford 1,491
17. North by Northwest1959USAAdventure, Romance, Thriller, MysteryAlfred Hitchcock 1,447
18. Suddenly, Last Summer1959USADrama, Horror, ThrillerJoseph L. Mankiewicz 1,421
19. The Shaggy Dog1959USAComedy, Family, FantasyCharles Barton 1,300
20. Journey to the Center of the Earth1959USAAdventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Romance, FantasyHenry Levin 1,131
21. The Young Philadelphians1959USADramaVincent Sherman 1,098
22. The 400 Blows1959FranceCrime, DramaFran├žois Truffaut 1,044
23. Porgy and Bess1959USADrama, Musical, RomanceOtto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian 1,018
24. The Big Circus1959USADramaJoseph M. Newman 953
25. The Nun's Story1959USADramaFred Zinnemann 887
26. They Came to Cordura1959USAAdventure, Drama, History, War, Western, ActionRobert Rossen 851
27. The Diary of Anne Frank1959USABiography, Drama, Thriller, War, HistoryGeorge Stevens 838
28. Anatomy of a Murder1959USACrime, Drama, MysteryOtto Preminger 828
29. On the Beach1959USADrama, Sci-FiStanley Kramer 819
30. The Gene Krupa Story1959USABiography, Drama, MusicDon Weis 788
31. Ballad of a Soldier1959Soviet UnionDrama, Romance, WarGrigoriy Chukhray 780
32. The Beat Generation1959USACrime, Drama, ThrillerCharles F. Haas 771
33. Never So Few1959USADrama, War, ActionJohn Sturges 757
34. Ride Lonesome1959USAWesternBudd Boetticher 719
35. Hiroshima Mon Amour1959France, JapanDrama, Romance, WarAlain Resnais 693
36. Warlock1959USAWestern, RomanceEdward Dmytryk 691
37. Les liaisons dangereuses1959Italy, FranceDrama, RomanceRoger Vadim 677
38. The 39 Steps1959UKDrama, ThrillerRalph Thomas 664
39. The Hanging Tree1959USADrama, Western, RomanceDelmer Daves, Karl Malden 661
40. The Mating Game1959USAComedy, RomanceGeorge Marshall 647
41. That Kind of Woman1959USAComedy, Drama, Romance, WarSidney Lumet 647
42. Upstairs and Downstairs1959UKComedyRalph Thomas 646
43. The Immoral Mr. Teas1959USAComedyRuss Meyer 642
44. Westbound1959USAWestern, ActionBudd Boetticher 632
45. Alias Jesse James1959USAComedy, WesternNorman Z. McLeod 608
46. Day of the Outlaw1959USAWesternAndré De Toth 564
47. Up Periscope1959USAAction, Drama, WarGordon Douglas 559
48. It Happened to Jane1959USAComedyRichard Quine 555
49. The Mouse That Roared1959USAComedy, WarJack Arnold 553
50. Attack of the Giant Leeches1959USAHorror, Sci-FiBernard L. Kowalski 551
51. Our Man in Havana1959UKComedy, Drama, ThrillerCarol Reed 549
52. I Want to Live!1958USABiography, Crime, DramaRobert Wise 525
53. Shake Hands with the Devil1959Ireland, USADramaMichael Anderson 517
54. Good Day for a Hanging1959USAWesternNathan Juran 511
55. The Devil's Disciple1959UK, USAComedy, WarGuy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick 502
56. Hercules Unchained1959Italy, France, SpainAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-FiPietro Francisci 492
57. Girls Town1959USADramaCharles F. Haas 489
58. Face of a Fugitive1959USAWesternPaul Wendkos 480
59. Sheba and the Gladiator1959Italy, France, West Germany, YugoslaviaAdventure, Drama, Romance, WarGuido Brignone, Michelangelo Antonioni, Riccardo Freda, Vittorio Musy Glori 455
60. The Big Fisherman1959USADramaFrank Borzage 449
61. Go, Johnny, Go!1959USAMusicalPaul Landres 446
62. House on Haunted Hill1959USADrama, Horror, ThrillerWilliam Castle 439
63. The Sound and the Fury1959USADramaMartin Ritt 437
64. Blue Denim1959USADramaPhilip Dunne 424
65. 1001 Arabian Nights1959USAAnimation, FantasyJack Kinney 416
66. Shadows1959USADrama, RomanceJohn Cassavetes 414
67. Beloved Infidel1959USADrama, RomanceHenry King 414
68. Green Mansions1959USAAdventure, Drama, Romance, ActionMel Ferrer 410
69. A Hole in the Head1959USAComedyFrank Capra 396
70. Der Tiger von Eschnapur1959West Germany, France, ItalyAdventure, Romance, Drama, ThrillerFritz Lang 394
71. The FBI Story1959USACrime, Drama, History, Thriller, WarMervyn LeRoy 390
72. Room at the Top1959UKDramaJack Clayton 386
73. The Female1959France, ItalyDramaJulien Duvivier 377
74. Pork Chop Hill1959USAAction, Drama, WarLewis Milestone 375
75. The Scapegoat1959UK, USACrime, MysteryRobert Hamer 375
76. Le fatiche di Ercole1958Italy, SpainAdventure, FantasyPietro Francisci 357
77. Last Train from Gun Hill1959USADrama, Thriller, WesternJohn Sturges 352
78. The Legend of Tom Dooley1959USADrama, WesternTed Post 351
79. Cuban Rebel Girls1959USAAdventureBarry Mahon 350
80. The Angry Hills1959UKDrama, Thriller, WarRobert Aldrich 349
81. Al Capone1959USABiography, Crime, DramaRichard Wilson 343
82. Darby O'Gill and the Little People1959USAAdventure, Family, Fantasy, RomanceRobert Stevenson 342
83. Battle of the Coral Sea1959USAAction, Drama, Romance, WarPaul Wendkos 339
84. Ten Seconds to Hell1959UK, USADrama, War, MysteryRobert Aldrich 338
85. Black Orpheus1959Brazil, France, ItalyComedy, Drama, Romance, MusicMarcel Camus 337
86. Odds Against Tomorrow1959USACrime, Drama, ThrillerRobert Wise 332
87. Tiger Bay1959UKCrime, Drama, ThrillerJ. Lee Thompson 332
88. Expresso Bongo1959UKDrama, Music, MusicalVal Guest 330
89. Goliath and the Barbarians1959ItalyAdventureCarlo Campogalliani 326
90. Middle of the Night1959USADrama, RomanceDelbert Mann 325
91. Fort Massacre1958USAWestern, ActionJoseph M. Newman 320
92. The Jayhawkers!1959USAWesternMelvin Frank 316
93. Holiday for Lovers1959USAComedyHenry Levin 311
94. John Paul Jones1959USAAction, Biography, War, DramaJohn Farrow 309
95. No Name on the Bullet1959USAWesternJack Arnold 307
96. The Wasp Woman1959USAHorror, Sci-Fi, ThrillerRoger Corman, Jack Hill 305
97. The Tomb of Love1959West Germany, France, ItalyAdventureFritz Lang 305
98. The Gunfight at Dodge City1959USAWesternJoseph M. Newman 303
99. Tarzan's Greatest Adventure1959USAAction, AdventureJohn Guillermin 302
100. Cop Hater1958USACrime, Drama, MysteryWilliam Berke 300