List of American films of 1955

Last updated

A list of American films released in 1955 .

The United Artists film Marty won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1955.

Contents

A–B

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
5 Against the House Phil Karlson Kim Novak, Brian Keith Crime Columbia
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Charles Lamont Abbott and Costello, Mack Sennett Comedy Universal
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Charles Lamont Abbott and Costello Horror comedy Abbott and Costello's last Universal film
The Adventures of Captain Africa Spencer Gordon Bennet John Hart, Rick Vallin Serial Columbia
African Manhunt Seymour Friedman Myron Healey, John Kellogg Adventure Republic
Ain't Misbehavin' Edward Buzzell Rory Calhoun, Piper Laurie Musical Universal
Air Strike Cy Roth Richard Denning, Gloria Jean Drama Lippert Pictures
All That Heaven Allows Douglas Sirk Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson Romance Universal
The Americano William Castle Glenn Ford, Cesar Romero Western RKO
An Annapolis Story Don Siegel John Derek, Diana Lynn Drama Allied Artists
Angela Dennis O'Keefe Mara Lane, Rossano Brazzi Drama 20th Century Fox
Apache Ambush Fred F. Sears Bill Williams, Richard Jaeckel Western Columbia
Apache Woman Roger Corman Joan Taylor, Lloyd Bridges Western AIP
Artists and Models Frank Tashlin Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dorothy Malone Comedy Paramount; 14th Martin and Lewis film
At Gunpoint Alfred L. Werker Fred MacMurray, Dorothy Malone Western Allied Artists
Bad Day at Black Rock John Sturges Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Walter Brennan, Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Anne Francis Western, Drama MGM; 3 Oscar nominations; based on story Bad Day at Hondo
Battle Cry Raoul Walsh Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Mona Freeman, Anne Francis War Warner Bros.; based on the Leon Uris novel
The Battle of Gettysburg Herman HoffmanDocumentaryNominated for Oscars for Best Documentary, Short Subject and Best Short Subject, Two-reel
Battle Taxi Herbert L. Strock Sterling Hayden, Arthur Franz War drama United Artists
Bedevilled Mitchell Leisen Anne Baxter, Steve Forrest Crime MGM
Bengazi John Brahm Richard Conte, Victor McLaglen, Mala Powers Adventure RKO
The Big Bluff Lee Wilder Martha Vickers, John Bromfield Crime United Artists
The Big Combo Joseph H. Lewis Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte Film noir Allied Artists
Big House, U.S.A. Howard W. Koch Broderick Crawford, William Talman, Charles Bronson Crime United Artists
The Big Knife Robert Aldrich Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen Drama United Artists; story by Clifford Odets
Blackboard Jungle Richard Brooks Glenn Ford, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Richard Kiley, Louis Calhern, Anne Francis Drama MGM; 4 Oscar nominations
Blood Alley William A. Wellman John Wayne, Lauren Bacall Drama Warner Bros.
Bowery to Bagdad Edward Bernds Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Eric Blore Comedy Allied Artists
Bride of the Monster Ed Wood Bela Lugosi Science fiction
Bring Your Smile Along Blake Edwards Frankie Laine, Constance Towers Comedy Columbia
A Bullet for Joey Lewis Allen Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter Film noir United Artists

C–D

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
Canyon Crossroads Alfred L. Werker Richard Basehart, Phyllis Kirk Western United Artists
Captain Lightfoot Douglas Sirk Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow Period drama Universal
Carolina Cannonball Charles Lamont Judy Canova, Andy Clyde Comedy Republic
Chicago Syndicate Fred F. Sears Dennis O'Keefe, Abbe Lane Film noir Columbia
Chief Crazy Horse George Sherman Victor Mature, Suzan Ball, John Lund Western Universal
Cinerama Holiday Philippe De Lacy John Marsh, Betty MarshDocumentary
City of Shadows William Witney Victor McLaglen, Kathleen Crowley Crime drama Republic
The Cobweb Vincente Minnelli Richard Widmark, Gloria Grahame, Lauren Bacall, Lillian Gish, Charles Boyer, John Kerr, Susan Strasberg, Fay Wray, Adele Jergens, Oscar Levant Drama MGM
Conquest of Space Byron Haskin Walter Brooke, Mickey Shaughnessy Sci-fi Paramount
Count Three and Pray George Sherman Van Heflin Western Columbia
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Otto Preminger Gary Cooper, Rod Steiger, Charles Bickford, Elizabeth Montgomery Drama, Biography Warner Bros.
Crashout Lewis R. Foster William Bendix, William Talman, Arthur Kennedy Film noir
Creature with the Atom Brain Edward L. Cahn Richard Denning, Angela Stevens Sci-fi Columbia
The Crooked Web Nathan Juran Frank Lovejoy, Mari Blanchard Film noir Columbia
Cross Channel R. G. Springsteen Wayne Morris, Yvonne Furneaux Crime Republic
Cult of the Cobra Francis D. Lyon Faith Domergue, Richard Long Sci-fi Universal
Daddy Long Legs Jean Negulesco Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron Musical 20th Century Fox
The Dark Avenger Henry Levin Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru Adventure 20th Century Fox
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Norman Foster Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen AdventureTV
Day the World Ended Roger Corman Richard Denning, Adele Jergens Sci-fi AIP
Dementia John ParkerAdrienne BarrettHorror
Desert Sands Lesley Selander Ralph Meeker, Marla English Adventure United Artists
The Desperate Hours William Wyler Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott Film noir Paramount; remade in 1990
Devil Goddess Spencer G. Bennet Johnny Weissmuller, Angela Stevens Adventure Columbia
Dial Red O Daniel B. Ullman Bill Elliott, Helene Stanley Crime Allied Artists
Double Jeopardy R. G. Springsteen Rod Cameron, Gale Robbins Drama Republic
Duel on the Mississippi William Castle Lex Barker, Patricia Medina Western Columbia

E–H

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
East of Eden Elia Kazan Julie Harris, James Dean, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Dekker Drama Warner Bros. Based on John Steinbeck novel; Oscar for Van Fleet
The End of the Affair Edward Dmytryk Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, John Mills Drama Columbia. Based on Graham Greene novel; remade in 1999
Escape to Burma Allan Dwan Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, David Farrar Adventure RKO
The Eternal Sea John H. Auer Sterling Hayden, Alexis Smith, Dean Jagger War Republic
The Far Country Anthony Mann James Stewart, Walter Brennan Western Universal
The Far Horizons Rudolph Maté Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston Western Paramount
Female Jungle Bruno VeSota Lawrence Tierney, Jayne Mansfield Film noir AIP
Female on the Beach Joseph Pevney Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler Film noir Universal
The Fighting Chance William Witney Julie London, Rod Cameron Drama Republic
Finger Man Harold D. Schuster Forrest Tucker, Peggie Castle Film noir Allied Artists
Fort Yuma Lesley Selander Peter Graves, Joan Vohs Western United Artists
Foxfire Joseph Pevney Jane Russell, Jeff Chandler, Dan Duryea Drama Universal
Francis in the Navy Arthur Lubin Donald O'Connor, Martha Hyer Comedy Universal; 6th of series
The Gamma People John Gilling Paul Douglas, Eva Bartok Sci-fi Columbia
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes Richard Sale Jane Russell, Jeanne Crain Musical United Artists
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Richard Fleischer Ray Milland, Joan Collins, Farley Granger Drama 20th Century Fox
The Girl Rush Robert Pirosh Rosalind Russell, Fernando Lamas Comedy Paramount
The Glass Slipper Charles Walters Leslie Caron, Michael Wilding Musical MGM
Good Morning, Miss Dove Henry Koster Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack Drama 20th Century Fox
The Gun That Won the West William Castle Dennis Morgan, Paula Raymond Western Columbia
Guys and Dolls Joseph L. Mankiewicz Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons, Vivian Blaine Musical MGM; based on 1950 stage musical; 4 Oscar nominations
Headline Hunters William Witney Rod Cameron, Julie Bishop Crime Republic
Hell's Horizon Tom Gries John Ireland, Marla English War Columbia
Hell's Island Phil Karlson John Payne, Mary Murphy Film noir Paramount Pictures
High Society William Beaudine Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall Comedy Allied Artists
Hit the Deck Roy Rowland Ann Miller, Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Tony Martin, Russ Tamblyn, Vic Damone Musical MGM; based on 1927 stage musical
Hold Back Tomorrow Hugo Haas John Agar, Cleo Moore Drama Universal
House of Bamboo Samuel Fuller Robert Ryan, Robert Stack Drama 20th Century Fox
How to Be Very, Very Popular Nunnally Johnson Betty Grable, Sheree North, Bob Cummings Comedy 20th Century Fox; final film role for Grable

I–L

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
I Am a Camera Henry Cornelius Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Ron Randell, Shelley Winters ComedyBased on play that inspired Cabaret
I Cover the Underworld R. G. Springsteen Sean McClory, Joanne Jordan Crime Republic
I Died a Thousand Times Stuart Heisler Jack Palance, Shelley Winters Crime drama Warner Bros. Remake of High Sierra
I'll Cry Tomorrow Daniel Mann Susan Hayward, Richard Conte Drama MGM
Illegal Lewis Allen Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Jayne Mansfield Film noir Warner Bros.
The Indian Fighter Andre DeToth Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli Western United Artists
Interrupted Melody Curtis Bernhardt Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker Drama MGM
It Came from Beneath the Sea Robert Gordon Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue Science fiction Columbia
It's Always Fair Weather Gene Kelly Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Dan Dailey, Michael Kidd Musical MGM; 2 Oscar nominations
It's a Dog's Life Herman Hoffman Edmund Gwenn, Dean Jagger Drama MGM
Jail Busters William Beaudine Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall Comedy Allied Artists
Joe MacBeth Ken Hughes Jean Simmons, Paul Douglas Drama Columbia
Jump into Hell David Butler Kurt Kasznar, Patricia Blair War Warner Bros.
Jungle Moon Men Charles S. Gould Johnny Weissmuller, Jean Byron Adventure Columbia
Jupiter's Darling George Sidney Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion Musical MGM
The Kentuckian Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster, Dianne Foster, Diana Lynn Adventure United Artists
Kentucky Rifle Carl K. Hittleman Chill Wills, Cathy Downs Western
Killer's Kiss Stanley Kubrick Jamie Smith, Frank Silvera Drama United Artists
King of the Carnival Franklin Adreon Harry Lauter, Fran Bennett Serial
King's Rhapsody Herbert Wilcox Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore Drama United Artists
The King's Thief Robert Z. Leonard Ann Blyth, David Niven Adventure MGM
Kismet Vincente Minnelli Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray Musical MGM
Kiss Me Deadly Robert Aldrich Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Gaby Rodgers, Cloris Leachman Film noir United Artists; from Mickey Spillane novel
Kiss of Fire Joseph M. Newman Jack Palance, Barbara Rush Western Universal
Lady and the Tramp Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy Animation Disney
Lady Godiva of Coventry Arthur Lubin Maureen O'Hara, George Nader, Victor McLaglen Historical Universal
Land of the Pharaohs Howard Hawks Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins Adventure Warner Bros.
Las Vegas Shakedown Sidney Salkow Dennis O'Keefe, Coleen Gray Crime Allied Artists
The Last Command Frank Lloyd Sterling Hayden, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Ernest Borgnine War, Western Republic
The Last Frontier Anthony Mann Victor Mature, Guy Madison, Robert Preston, Anne Bancroft Western Columbia
A Lawless Street Joseph H. Lewis Randolph Scott, Angela Lansbury Western Columbia
Lay That Rifle Down Charles Lamont Judy Canova, Robert Lowery Comedy Republic
The Left Hand of God Edward Dmytryk Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney Adventure, Drama, Western 20th Century Fox
A Life at Stake Paul Guilfoyle Angela Lansbury, Keith Andes, Douglas Dumbrille Film noir Independent
A Life in the Balance Harry Horner Ricardo Montalbán, Anne Bancroft Thriller 20th Century Fox
The Long Gray Line John Ford Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara Drama Columbia
The Looters Abner Biberman Rory Calhoun, Julie Adams Western Universal
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Henry King Jennifer Jones, William Holden Drama 20th Century Fox
Love Me or Leave Me Charles Vidor Doris Day, James Cagney Musical, Biography MGM; story of Ruth Etting; 8 Oscar nominations
Lucy Gallant Robert Parrish Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston Drama Paramount

M–R

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki Lee Sholem Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride Comedy Universal 7th of series
Magic Fire William Dieterle Alan Badel, Valentina Cortese, Rita Gam, Yvonne De Carlo Biographystory of Richard Wagner
The Magnificent Matador Budd Boetticher Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Richard Denning, Lola Albright Drama 20th Century Fox
Mambo Robert Rossen Silvana Mangano, Michael Rennie Drama Paramount. Co-produced with Italy
A Man Alone Ray Milland Ray Milland, Mary Murphy Western Republic
A Man Called Peter Henry Koster Richard Todd, Jean Peters Drama 20th Century Fox
The Man from Bitter Ridge Jack Arnold Mara Corday, Lex Barker Western Universal
The Man from Laramie Anthony Mann James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Cathy O'Donnell, Donald Crisp, John War Eagle Western Columbia
The Man with the Golden Arm Otto Preminger Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak, Darren McGavin Drama United Artists; from Nelson Algren novel; 3 Oscar nominations
Man with the Gun Richard Wilson Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling Western United Artists
Man Without a Star King Vidor Kirk Douglas, Jeanne Crain, Claire Trevor, Richard Boone Western Universal
Many Rivers to Cross Roy Rowland Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker Western MGM
The Marauders Gerald Mayer Dan Duryea, Keenan Wynn Western MGM
Marty Delbert Mann Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair Drama United Artists. Based on teleplay; Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Actor
The McConnell Story Gordon Douglas Alan Ladd, June Allyson Biography Warner Bros.
Mister Roberts John Ford Henry Fonda, James Cagney, Jack Lemmon, William Powell, Ward Bond, Betsy Palmer War Warner Bros. Oscar for Lemmon; based on 1946 novel and 1948 play
Moonfleet Fritz Lang George Sanders, Stewart Granger Drama MGM
Mr. Arkadin Orson Welles Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff Drama Warner Bros.
Murder Is My Beat Edgar G. Ulmer Barbara Payton, Paul Langton Film noir Allied Artists
My Sister Eileen Richard Quine Betty Garrett, Janet Leigh Musical Columbia; Remake of 1942 film
The Naked Dawn Edgar G. Ulmer Arthur Kennedy, Betta St. John Western Universal
The Naked Street Maxwell Shane Anne Bancroft, Anthony Quinn Drama United Artists
New Orleans Uncensored William Castle Beverly Garland, Arthur Franz Film noir Columbia
New York Confidential Russell Rouse Broderick Crawford, Richard Conte, Marilyn Maxwell, Anne Bancroft, J. Carrol Naish Film noir Warner Bros.
The Night Holds Terror Andrew L. Stone Vince Edwards, John Cassavetes Drama Columbia
The Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters Suspense United Artists; based on novel by Davis Grubb
No Man's Woman Franklin Adreon Marie Windsor, Patric Knowles Crime Republic
No Place to Hide Josef Shaftel Marsha Hunt, David Brian Thriller Allied Artists
Not as a Stranger Stanley Kramer Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra Drama United Artists
Oklahoma! Fred Zinnemann Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Eddie Albert Musical RKO. Based on stage musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein; 4 Oscar nominations
One Desire Jerry Hopper Anne Baxter, Rock Hudson, Julie Adams Romantic drama Universal
Outlaw Treasure Oliver Drake Adele Jergens Western AIP
Panther Girl of the Kongo Franklin Adreon Phyllis Coates Serial Republic
Paris Follies of 1956 Leslie Goodwins Forrest Tucker, Margaret Whiting, Barbara Whiting, Martha Hyer Musical Allied Artists
Pearl of the South Pacific Allan Dwan Virginia Mayo, Dennis Morgan Adventure RKO
Pete Kelly's Blues Jack Webb Jack Webb, Janet Leigh Drama Warner Bros.
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues Dan Milner Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs Science fiction AIP
The Phenix City Story Phil Karlson John McIntire, Richard Kiley Drama Allied Artists
Picnic Joshua Logan William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Rosalind Russell, Arthur O'Connell, Raymond Bailey, Reta Shaw, Nick Adams, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson Drama Columbia; based on play by William Inge; 6 Oscar nominations
The Pied Piper of Cleveland Arthur Cohen Bill Randle Musical
Pirates of Tripoli Felix E. Feist Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina Adventure Columbia
Prince of Players Philip Dunne Richard Burton, John Derek Historical 20th Century Fox
The Private War of Major Benson Jerry Hopper Charlton Heston, Julie Adams Comedy Universal
A Prize of Gold Mark Robson Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling Drama Columbia
The Prodigal Richard Thorpe Lana Turner, Louis Calhern Drama MGM
The Purple Mask H. Bruce Humberstone Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Angela Lansbury Adventure Universal
Queen Bee Ranald MacDougall Joan Crawford, Betsy Palmer Drama Columbia
The Racers Henry Hathaway Kirk Douglas, Bella Darvi Sports drama 20th Century Fox
Rage at Dawn Tim Whelan Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker Western RKO
The Rains of Ranchipur Jean Negulesco Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Michael Rennie Drama 20th Century Fox; remake of 1939 film The Rains Came
Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray James Dean, Natalie Wood Drama Warner Bros.; 3 Oscar nominations
Revenge of the Creature Jack Arnold John Agar, Lori Nelson Science fiction Universal
The Road to Denver Joseph Kane John Payne, Mona Freeman Western Republic
Robbers' Roost Sidney Salkow Richard Boone, George Montgomery Western United Artists
The Rose Tattoo Daniel Mann Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster Drama Paramount. From Tennessee Williams play; Oscar for Magnani; 8 nominations
Run for Cover Nicholas Ray James Cagney, Viveca Lindfors, John Derek Western Paramount
Running Wild Abner Biberman William Campbell, Mamie van Doren, Keenan Wynn, Kathleen Case Film noir Universal

S–Z

TitleDirectorCastGenreNotes
Sabaka Frank Ferrin Boris Karloff, Reginald Denny Adventure United Artists
Santa Fe Passage William Witney John Payne, Faith Domergue Western Republic
The Scarlet Coat John Sturges Cornel Wilde, Michael Wilding, Anne Francis Historical MGM
The Sea Chase John Farrow Lana Turner, John Wayne Adventure Warner Bros.
The Second Greatest Sex George Marshall Jeanne Crain, Kitty Kallen, Mamie van Doren, Kathleen Case, George Nader, Bert Lahr Western Universal
Seminole Uprising Earl Bellamy George Montgomery War, Western Columbia
Seven Angry Men Charles Marquis Warren Raymond Massey, Jeffrey Hunter, Debra Paget Drama Allied Artists
Seven Cities of Gold Robert D. Webb Richard Egan, Jeffrey Hunter, Rita Moreno Adventure 20th Century Fox
The Seven Little Foys Melville Shavelson Bob Hope, James Cagney Comedy, Biography Paramount; story of Eddie Foy
The Seven Year Itch Billy Wilder Tom Ewell, Marilyn Monroe Comedy 20th Century Fox; based on 1952 play
Shack Out on 101 Edward Dein Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Lee Marvin Film noir Allied Artists
Shotgun Lesley Selander Sterling Hayden, Yvonne De Carlo, Zachary Scott Western Allied Artists
The Shrike José Ferrer José Ferrer, June Allyson Drama Universal
Sincerely Yours Gordon Douglas Liberace, Joanne Dru, Dorothy Malone Drama Warner Bros.
Six Bridges to Cross Joseph Pevney Tony Curtis, George Nader, Julie Adams, Sal Mineo, Jay C. Flippen Film noir Universal
Smoke Signal Jerry Hopper Dana Andrews, Piper Laurie Western Universal
So This Is Paris Richard Quine Tony Curtis, Gloria DeHaven Musical Universal
Soldier of Fortune Edward Dmytryk Clark Gable, Susan Hayward Drama 20th Century Fox
Son of Sinbad Ted Tetzlaff Dale Robertson, Sally Forrest, Vincent Price Adventure RKO
Special Delivery John Brahm Joseph Cotten, Eva Bartok Comedy Columbia
The Spoilers Jesse Hibbs Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler, Rory Calhoun Western Universal; Remake of 1942 film
Spy Chasers Edward Bernds Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Sig Ruman Comedy Allied Artists
The Square Jungle Jerry Hopper Tony Curtis, Patricia Crowley, Ernest Borgnine Film noir Universal
Storm Fear Cornel Wilde Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Lee Grant Film noir United Artists
Strange Lady in Town Mervyn LeRoy Greer Garson, Dana Andrews, Cameron Mitchell Western Warner Bros.
Stranger on Horseback Jacques Tourneur Joel McCrea, Nancy Gates Western United Artists
Strategic Air Command Anthony Mann James Stewart, June Allyson Drama Paramount
Sudden Danger Hubert Cornfield Bill Elliott, Beverly Garland Suspense Allied Artists
Summertime David Lean Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi Drama United Artists; 2 Oscar nominations
Swamp Women Roger Corman Beverly Garland, Marie Windsor Science fiction Woolner
Tall Man Riding Lesley Selander Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone, Peggie Castle Western Warner Bros.
The Tall Men Raoul Walsh Clark Gable, Jane Russell Western 20th Century Fox
Tarantula Jack Arnold Leo G. Carroll, John Agar, Mara Corday Science fiction Universal
Target Zero Harmon Jones Richard Conte, Peggie Castle Drama Warner Bros.
Tarzan's Hidden Jungle Harold D. Schuster Gordon Scott, Vera Miles Adventure RKO
Teen-Age Crime Wave Fred F. Sears Sue England, Tommy Cook Crime Columbia
The Tender Trap Charles Walters Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, Celeste Holm Romantic comedy MGM; based on the 1954 play
Tennessee's Partner Allan Dwan John Payne, Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming Western RKO
Ten Wanted Men H. Bruce Humberstone Randolph Scott, Jocelyn Brando, Richard Boone, Alfonso Bedoya, Donna Martell Western Columbia
Texas Lady Tim Whelan Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan Western RKO
This Island Earth Joseph M. Newman Rex Reason, Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue Science fiction Universal; inspired Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
Three for the Show H. C. Potter Betty Grable, Jack Lemmon, Gower Champion Musical Columbia
Three Stripes in the Sun Richard Murphy Aldo Ray, Philip Carey War Columbia
Tight Spot Phil Karlson Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Brian Keith Film noir Columbia
Timberjack Joseph Kane Sterling Hayden, Vera Ralston Western Republic
To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock Cary Grant, Grace Kelly Suspense Paramount; 3 Oscar nominations
To Hell and Back Jesse Hibbs Audie Murphy Biographical Universal
Top Gun Ray Nazarro Sterling Hayden, Karin Booth Western United Artists
Top of the World Lewis R. Foster Dale Robertson, Evelyn Keyes Adventure United Artists
Toughest Man Alive Sidney Salkow Dane Clark, Lita Milan Drama Allied Artists
The Treasure of Pancho Villa George Sherman Rory Calhoun, Shelley Winters, Gilbert Roland Western RKO
Treasure of Ruby Hills Frank McDonald Zachary Scott, Carole Mathews Western Allied Artists
Trial Mark Robson Glenn Ford, Katy Jurado, Arthur Kennedy Drama MGM
The Trouble with Harry Alfred Hitchcock Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Jerry Mathers Comedy Paramount; first film for MacLaine
The Twinkle in God's Eye George Blair Mickey Rooney, Coleen Gray Western Republic
Unchained Hall Bartlett Barbara Hale, Elroy Hirsch Drama Warner Bros.
Underwater! John Sturges Jane Russell, Richard Egan, Gilbert Rowland Adventure RKO
Untamed Henry King Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Richard Egan,Adventure 20th Century Fox
The Violent Men Rudolph Mate Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Dianne Foster, Brian Keith, May Wynn Western Columbia
The Vanishing American Joseph Kane Audrey Totter, Scott Brady Western Republic
The View from Pompey's Head Philip Dunne Richard Egan, Dana Wynter Drama 20th Century Fox
Violent Saturday Richard Fleischer Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Lee Marvin, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith Crime 20th Century Fox
The Virgin Queen Henry Koster Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins Historical 20th Century Fox
We're No Angels Michael Curtiz Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray Comedy Paramount
White Feather Robert D. Webb Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, John Lund, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith Western 20th Century Fox
Wichita Jacques Tourneur Joel McCrea, Vera Miles, Lloyd Bridges Western Allied Artists
Wiretapper Dick Ross Bill Williams, Douglas Kennedy Western
Women's Prison Lewis Seiler Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter, Phyllis Thaxter, Howard Duff Film noir Columbia
Yellowneck R. John HughLin McCarthyDrama Republic
You're Never Too Young Norman Taurog Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis Comedy13th Martin and Lewis film; Paramount

See also

Related Research Articles

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Robert Duvall</span> American actor and director (born 1931)

Robert Selden Duvall is an American actor and filmmaker. His career spans more than seven decades and he is considered one of the greatest American actors of all time. He is the recipient of an Academy Award, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

<i>Fortune</i> 500 Annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine

The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 of the largest United States corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years. The list includes publicly held companies, along with privately held companies for which revenues are publicly available. The concept of the Fortune 500 was created by Edgar P. Smith, a Fortune editor, and the first list was published in 1955. The Fortune 500 is more commonly used than its subset Fortune 100 or superset Fortune 1000.

<i>East of Eden</i> (film) 1955 drama film directed by Elia Kazan, loosely based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck

East of Eden is a 1955 American period drama film directed by Elia Kazan and written by Paul Osborn, loosely based on the fourth and final part of the 1952 novel of the same name by John Steinbeck. It stars James Dean as a wayward young man who, while seeking his own identity, vies for the affection of his deeply religious father against his favored brother, thus retelling the story of Cain and Abel. Appearing in supporting roles are Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, and Jo Van Fleet.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Edward Dmytryk</span> American film director (1908–1999)

Edward Dmytryk was an American film director. He was known for his 1940s noir films and received an Oscar nomination for Best Director for Crossfire (1947). In 1947, he was named as one of the Hollywood Ten, a group of blacklisted film industry professionals who refused to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in their investigations during the McCarthy-era Red Scare. They all served time in prison for contempt of Congress. In 1951, however, Dmytryk testified to the HUAC and named individuals, including Arnold Manoff, whose careers were then destroyed for many years, to rehabilitate his own career. First hired again by independent producer Stanley Kramer in 1952, Dmytryk is likely best known for directing The Caine Mutiny (1954), a critical and commercial success. The second-highest-grossing film of the year, it was nominated for Best Picture and several other awards at the 1955 Oscars. Dmytryk was nominated for a Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures.

<i>Blackboard Jungle</i> 1955 social commentary film directed by Richard Brooks

Blackboard Jungle is a 1955 American social drama film about an English teacher in an interracial inner-city school, based on the 1954 novel The Blackboard Jungle by Evan Hunter and adapted for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks. It is remembered for its innovative use of rock and roll in its soundtrack, for casting grown adults as high school teens, and for the unique breakout role of a black cast member, film icon Sidney Poitier, as a rebellious yet musically talented student.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jane Russell</span> American actress and model (1921–2011)

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was an American actress, singer, and model. She was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s. She starred in more than 20 films.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">John Sturges</span> American film director

John Eliot Sturges was an American film director. His films include Bad Day at Black Rock (1955), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957), The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), and Ice Station Zebra (1968). In 2013, The Magnificent Seven and 2018, Bad Day at Black Rock were selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

<i>Othello</i> (1951 film) 1951 film by Orson Welles

Othello is a 1951 tragedy film directed and produced by Orson Welles, who also adapted the Shakespearean play and played the title role. Recipient of the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival, the film was distributed by United Artists when it was released in the United States in 1955. Othello was filmed on location over a three-year period in Morocco, Venice, Tuscany and Rome and at the Scalera Studios in Rome.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Gordon Scott</span> American actor (1926–2007)

Gordon Scott was an American film and television actor known for his portrayal of the fictional character Tarzan in five films of the Tarzan film series from 1955 to 1960. Gordon Scott was the eleventh Tarzan, starting with Tarzan’s Hidden Jungle (1955). He was "discovered" poolside, and offered "a seven-year contract, a loin cloth, and a new last name."

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ivan Tors</span> Hungarian playwright, film director, screenwriter, and film and television producer

Ivan Tors was a Hungarian playwright, film director, screenwriter, and film and television producer with an emphasis on non-violent but exciting science fiction, underwater sequences, and stories involving animals. He started a Miami-based film studio now known as Greenwich Studios, and later a music company.

In art, neorealism refers to a few movements.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Indonesian Film Festival</span> Indonesian awards given annually for excellence in cinematic achievements

The Indonesian Film Festival is an annual awards ceremony organised by the Indonesian Film Board and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology to celebrate cinematic achievements in the Indonesian film industry. During the festival, the Piala Citra winners are announced and the best Indonesian films of the year are presented.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">John Davis Lodge</span> American politician (1903–1985)

John Davis Lodge was an American film actor, lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was the 79th governor of Connecticut from 1951 to 1955, and later served as U.S. ambassador to Spain, Argentina, and Switzerland. As an actor, he often was credited simply as John Lodge. He had roles in four Hollywood films between 1933 and 1935, including playing Marlene Dietrich's lover in The Scarlet Empress and Shirley Temple's father in The Little Colonel. He starred or co-starred in many British and European films between 1935 and 1940.

Mexican may refer to:

United States Pictures was the name of the motion picture production company belonging to Milton Sperling who was Harry Warner's son-in-law.

Operetta films are a genre of musical films associated with, but not exclusive to, German language cinema. The genre began in the late 1920s, but its roots stretch back into the tradition of nineteenth century Viennese operettas.

<i>Devil Goddess</i> 1955 American film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet

Devil Goddess (1955) is the sixteenth and final Jungle Jim film produced by Columbia Pictures. It features Johnny Weissmuller in his third and last performance as the protagonist adventurer Johnny Weissmuller, and his final film as well. It co-starred Ed Hinton and William Tannen as the film's antagonists, Leopold and Nels Comstock, respectively. Angela Stevens also stars. The film was directed by Spencer G. Bennet and written by Dwight Babcock and George H. Plympton.

<i>Jungle Moon Men</i> 1955 American film

Jungle Moon Men (1955) is the fifteenth Jungle Jim film produced by Columbia Pictures. It features Johnny Weissmuller in his second performance as the protagonist adventurer Johnny Weissmuller. The film was directed by Charles S. Gould and written by Dwight Babcock and Jo Pagano.