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People who added this item 1837 Average listal rating (1177 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.5
Pleasantville (1998)
Plot: A guy and his sister are trapped in a TV-show of an indyllic 50's town. The 90's meets the extremely generalized 50's and as the 90's influenced the town, more and more things gets colored insteed of being black and white.












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People who added this item 502 Average listal rating (308 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Fido (2006)
Plot: When you die, you become a zombie, but in this world the zombies can be controlled and used as slaves, but not everyone like having zombies walking around them. Set in the 50's.





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People who added this item 2558 Average listal rating (1627 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Stand by Me (1986)
Plot: 4 friends are going on an adventure along the railroad seeking to find a dead body one of them heard about. This movie is set in September 1959 and in it contains great music from the time.



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People who added this item 878 Average listal rating (568 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.6
Plot: Actually set in 1962 during the cold war. A family builds a bunker under their property in case of a nuclear attack. After 35 years of living underground their son finally seeks the new world but with a lot of surprises along the way.




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People who added this item 199 Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Hounddog (2007)
Plot: Growing up in a tough place can sometimes be hard, but this sweet girl is making a good effort. She is found of Elvis and likes to sing while dancing to the songs.






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People who added this item 1690 Average listal rating (914 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Plot: Following someones childhood in the 50's with a strict father, and with a lot if Christian values. We get a philosophical turn with a lot of beautiful pictures of the universe, classical music, and fantastic cinematography.











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People who added this item 4747 Average listal rating (3070 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
Plot: Based on a true story about the mathematical genius John Nash (1928-present) who put a radical change in the mathematics of economics with the game theory. This film begins in 1947 but most of the story takes place in the 50's and 60's.







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People who added this item 5447 Average listal rating (3438 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Big Fish (2003)
Plot: A young popular man are getting on a big adventure and leaving his small hometown. On the trip, he visits all kinds of unthinkable places, some seems to good to be true.









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People who added this item 5880 Average listal rating (4065 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Plot: Truman Burbank is the star of a TV show that air 24/7, it follows Truman from he wakes up until bedtime every day of his life. He lives in a created world with all the people in his life being actors and actresses. The world is supposed to be trapped in the lovely 50's, the American dream.






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People who added this item 622 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
The Majestic (2001)
Plot: A movie script writer looses his memory in an accident and find himself in a small town outside LA where he is welcomed as a lost son of one of the older men. Set in early 50's.





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People who added this item 1729 Average listal rating (959 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Plot: Julia Roberts is playing katherine Ann Watson, a 30 year old graduate student of art history. She is taking a position at Wellesley college of liberal arts but struggling to fit in the very conservative environment.











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People who added this item 9092 Average listal rating (5720 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Forrest Gump (1994)
Plot: Only the first few scenes are set in the 50's. Forrest Gump is telling the tale of his own life to strangers on a bus stop. He went to the war in Vietnam, run for the national rugby team, and became a millionair.
















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People who added this item 689 Average listal rating (418 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
Planet 51 (2009)
Plot: An American astronaut is visiting a planet that happens to be populated. The inhabitants are alien to him but he is also alien to them. Set in an utopian and futuristic adaptation of the 50's.





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People who added this item 7153 Average listal rating (4732 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.5
Plot: A local scientist configured a car that can travel in time. A friend of his, a teenager, travels with him back 30 years, but they are caught up in some trouble and are trying to set things right again.





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People who added this item 1788 Average listal rating (1000 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Plot: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.




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Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 29 6:40
Nice to see The Majestic on this list.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 29 7:18
My suggestion:
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Sylvia (2003)
Shutter Island (2010)
Grease (1978)
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 29 14:27
Thank you, I will consider them. :)

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