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Added by Stehako on 15 Aug 2009 05:05
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Best Films of 1953

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People who added this item 323 Average listal rating (198 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
House of Wax (1953)
The one without Paris Hilton
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People who added this item 156 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.5
Kubrick's first movie is likely his worst. Actually, I've seen all his movies, and yes it is the worst; but why does this matter when he has made some of the best films of all time.
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (36 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.7
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People who added this item 47 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Lili (1953)
Before Leslie Caron was Gigi she was Lili
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People who added this item 435 Average listal rating (246 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
One of Scorsese's favorite films
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People who added this item 367 Average listal rating (246 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.9
The lesser of the 1953 Marilyn Monroe musicals about marrying wealthy men.
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People who added this item 98 Average listal rating (67 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Mogambo (1953)
Great to see Gable still acting strong and this is possibly my favorite Ava Gardner role. Gorgeous!
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People who added this item 99 Average listal rating (62 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Robe (1953)
Jean Simmons is gorgeous in this religious epic that is, for once, not too terribly long.
The last scene is great.
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People who added this item 453 Average listal rating (278 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
Hondo (1953)
Wayne saves the day again.
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People who added this item 238 Average listal rating (145 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.7
A classic Samuel Fuller film with a well-paced story and memorable performances.
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People who added this item 295 Average listal rating (182 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Wild One (1954)
Brando doesn't save the day again
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People who added this item 727 Average listal rating (440 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Or do they?

A Classic Marilyn Monroe film but Jane Russell steals the show in this Howard Hawks classic musical.
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People who added this item 521 Average listal rating (305 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6


A classic World War II with some surprisingly emotional scenes and performances. The famous beach is disappointing, considering how good the rest of the film is.
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People who added this item 175 Average listal rating (99 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Julius Caesar (1953)
Brando nails Caesar
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People who added this item 689 Average listal rating (359 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
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People who added this item 415 Average listal rating (281 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Shane (1953)
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People who added this item 310 Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9


An early film from the great Fellini is a visual feast of composition, staging and hints of themes prevalent in the rest of his career.

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People who added this item 1317 Average listal rating (805 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8


Hepburn is crazy likable and Peck holds his own in this re-watchable romantic comedy classic.
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People who added this item 415 Average listal rating (262 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Stalag 17 (1953)
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People who added this item 93 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3


An undermentioned performance from the great James Stewart.
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People who added this item 2577 Average listal rating (1622 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Peter Pan (1953)


This was, at one point, my favorite Disney film. Still one of my favorites!
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In the opinion of Stephen H Koontz

Two monogataris and you guessed it, Pan!

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