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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  1. 1001 Arabian Nights

    1001 Arabian Nights (1959)


    1001 Arabian Nights is a 1959 American animated comedy film produced by United Productions of America (UPA) and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Released to theaters on December 1, 1959, the film is a loose adaptation of the Arab folktale of "Aladdin" from One Thousand and One Nights, albeit with the addition of UPA's star cartoon character, Mr. Magoo, to the story as Aladdin's uncle, "Abdul Azziz Magoo".

  2. -30-

    -30- (1959)


    -30- (released as Deadline Midnight in the UK) is a 1959 film starring Jack Webb and William Conrad as night managing editor and night city editor, respectively, of a fictional Los Angeles newspaper, loosely based on the real-life (and now-defunct) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner.

  3. 4D Man

    4D Man (1959)


    4D Man (UK title: The Evil Force; reissued in the US as Master of Terror) is a 1959 American science fiction independent film, produced by Jack H. Harris from his own original screenplay and directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

  4. A Broken Leghorn

    A Broken Leghorn (1959)


    A Broken Leghorn is a "Looney Tunes" cartoon animated short starring Foghorn Leghorn and Miss Prissy. Released September 26, 1959, the cartoon is directed by Robert McKimson. The voices are performed by Mel Blanc.

  5. A Bucket of Blood

    A Bucket of Blood (1959)


    A Bucket of Blood is a 1959 American comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman. It starred Dick Miller and was set in beatnik culture. The film, produced on a $50,000 budget, was shot in five days, and shares many of the low-budget filmmaking aesthetics commonly associated with Corman's work. Written by Charles B. Griffith, the film is a dark comic satire about a dimwitted, impressionable, young busboy at a Bohemian café who is acclaimed as a brilliant sculptor when he accidentally kills his landlady's cat and covers its body in clay to hide the evidence. When he is pressured to create similar work, he becomes murderous.

  6. A Cool Sound from Hell

    A Cool Sound from Hell (1959)

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    A Cool Sound from Hell is a 1959 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

  7. A Cry from the Streets

    A Cry from the Streets (1958)


    A Cry from the Streets is a 1958 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert. It was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival.

  8. A Dangerous Age

    A Dangerous Age (1959)


    A Dangerous Age is a 1959 film directed by Sidney J. Furie.

  9. A Dog's Best Friend

    A Dog's Best Friend (1959)


    A Dog's Best Friend is a 1959 American drama film directed by Edward L. Cahn and written by Orville H. Hampton. The film stars Bill Williams, Marcia Henderson, Roger Mobley, Roy Engel, Charles Cooper and Harry Dean Stanton. The film was released on December 20, 1959, by United Artists.

  10. A Hole in the Head

    A Hole in the Head (1959)


  11. A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)


    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Czech: Sen noci svatojánské) is a 1959 Czechoslovak animated puppet film directed by Jiří Trnka. It is based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival. An English-language dubbed version was made with narration by Richard Burton.

  12. A Mutt in a Rut

    A Mutt in a Rut (1959)


    A Mutt in a Rut is a 1959 Looney Tunes animated short starring Elmer Fudd. The story revolves around Elmer's dog, "Wover", who after watching a television show about dogs, is determined to protest how he is treated, but after going hunting, every intention to hurt or kill Elmer backfires on him...in a good way.

  13. A Private's Affair

    A Private's Affair (1959)


    A Private's Affair is a 1959 film directed by Raoul Walsh. It stars Sal Mineo and Christine Carère. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1960.

  14. A Summer Place

    A Summer Place (1959)


    A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan Wilson. Delmer Daves directed the movie, which stars Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Troy Donahue, and Sandra Dee. The film is now remembered mainly for one of its musical themes.

  15. A Summer You Will Never Forget

    A Summer You Will Never Forget (1959)


    A Summer You Will Never Forget is a 1959 German drama film directed by Werner Jacobs and starring Claus Biederstaedt, Antje Geerk and Karin Dor. Its German title is Ein Sommer, den man nie vergißt. It was based on a novel by Marion Jahn.

  16. A Touch of Larceny

    A Touch of Larceny (1959)


    A Touch of Larceny is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Guy Hamilton and starring James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles, Harry Andrews, Rachel Gurney, and John Le Mesurier. It is based on a diverting and mildly cynical novel, The Megstone Plot (1956), by Paul Winterton under the pseudonym Andrew Garve.

  17. A Witch's Tangled Hare

    A Witch's Tangled Hare (1959)


    A Witch's Tangled Hare is a 1959 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short directed by Abe Levitow. In this cartoon Mel Blanc plays voice roles for Bugs Bunny and Sam Crubish, while June Foray voices Witch Hazel. The cartoon makes many references to various plays by William Shakespeare (Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and As You Like It).

  18. Aana Valarthiyal Vanampady

    Aana Valarthiyal Vanampady (1959)


    Aana Valarthiya Vanampadi is a 1959 Indian Malayalam film, directed and produced by P Subramaniam. The film stars Prem Nawas, Ambika Sukumaran in lead roles. The film had musical score by Br Lakshmanan.

  19. Adorable Sinner

    Adorable Sinner (1959)


    Magnificent Sinner (original French title: Katia) is a 1959 French film by director Robert Siodmak about the romance between Tsar Alexander II of Russia and the then-schoolgirl Catherine Dolgorukov, who later became his mistress and finally his morganatic wife.

  20. Agi Murad il diavolo bianco

    Agi Murad il diavolo bianco (1959)


    Agi Murad, il diavolo bianco (internationally released as The White Warrior) is a 1959 Italian adventure film directed by Riccardo Freda. It is loosely based on Lev Tolstoy's novel Chadži-Murat.

  21. Akash Ar Mati

    Akash Ar Mati (1959)


    Akash Ar Mati is a 1959 Bangladeshi black and white film directed by Fateh Lohani and produced by Film Development Corporation (FDC). It was the first sound feature produced in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) including post-production, though used some cast and crew from the Calcutta film industry like Mukh O Mukhosh (The Face and the Mask), the first film made in Bangladesh.

  22. Al Capone

    Al Capone (1959)


    Al Capone is a 1959 biographical film directed by Richard Wilson. written by Malvin Wald and Henry F. Greenberg, and released by Allied Artists. It starred Rod Steiger as Al Capone.

  23. Alaska Passage

    Alaska Passage (1959)


    Alaska Passage is a 1959 Drama directed by Edward Bernds, starring Bill Williams and Naura Hayden. Al (Bill Williams) manages the company out of a small town where the trucks make regular runs to Fairbanks.

  24. Alias Jesse James

    Alias Jesse James (1959)


    Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod (his last) and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming. Based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence, the film is about an outlaw who tries to kill an insurance agent who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.

  25. Alive and Kicking

    Alive and Kicking (1959)


    Alive and Kicking is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Cyril Frankel and starring Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison, Estelle Winwood and Stanley Holloway. Three women grow dissatisfied with their lives in a retirement home and decide to search for fresh enjoyment and adventure. They eventually end up running a successful sweater business in Ireland.

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