1953

Roman Holiday 1953
8.1

Roman Holiday 1953

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her ...
Niagara 1953
7.1

Niagara 1953

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, ...
Stalag 17 1953
8

Stalag 17 1953

It’s a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17. For the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave ...
From Here to Eternity 1953
7.7

From Here to Eternity 1953

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second in command are ...
Ugetsu 1953
8.2

Ugetsu 1953

In the civil wars of 16th century Japan, two ambitious peasants in Nakanogo want to make their fortunes. The potter Genjuro intends to sell his ...
The Robe 1953
6.8

The Robe 1953

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ ...
Tokyo Story 1953
8.2

Tokyo Story 1953

An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city, but the children have little time for them.
The Big Heat 1953
8

The Big Heat 1953

Dave Bannion is an upright cop on the trail of a vicious gang he suspects holds power over the police force. Bannion is tipped off after a ...
I Vitelloni 1953
8

I Vitelloni 1953

Five young men linger in a postadolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small seacoast town. They while away their time ...
The War of the Worlds 1953
7.2

The War of the Worlds 1953

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, but their joy is short-lived when they discover it has ...
The Wages of Fear 1953
8.2

The Wages of Fear 1953

In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies ...
Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday 1953
7.6

Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday 1953

Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. ...
I Confess 1953
7.3

I Confess 1953

Unable, due to the seal of the confessional, to be forthcoming with information that would serve to clear himself during a murder investigation, ...
Fear and Desire 1953
5.6

Fear and Desire 1953

A ficticious war in an unidentified country provides the setting for this drama. Four soldiers survive the crash-landing of their plane to find ...
House of Wax 1953
7.1

House of Wax 1953

A horribly disfigured sculptor opens up the House of Wax in New York, using the wax-covered bodies of his victims as his displays.
Pickup on South Street 1953
7.8

Pickup on South Street 1953

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953
7.2

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953

Lorelei Lee is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond, much to the disapproval of Gus’ rich father, Esmond ...
Shane 1953
7.7

Shane 1953

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.