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  • Updated Apr 30

    What are your 10 favourite films from the 1950s? You don't have to sort or rank them, but that's up to you. Short films count as well.

    Overview of the 50s: letterboxd.com/films/decade/1950s


    last week: 1940s

  • Vertigo
    Sunset Boulevard
    Pickpocket
    Nights of Cabiria
    12 Angry Men
    The Night of the Hunter
    The Cranes are Flying
    Hiroshima Mon Amour
    A Place in the Sun
    Rashomon
    almost to difficult to decide

  • Apr 30
    2 replies

    1. Ordet
    2. The Quiet Man
    3. The Night of the Hunter
    4. Ugetsu
    5. A Man Escaped
    6. The Cranes Are Flying
    7. Miracle in Milan
    8. The Wages of Fear
    9. Strangers On a Train
    10. Wild Strawberries

  • May 1
    1 reply

    1. Tokyo Story
    2. Vertigo
    3. Orpheus
    4. Nights of Cabiria
    5. A Man Escaped
    6. Seven Samurai
    7. Wild Strawberries
    8. Shadows
    9. Sansho the Bailiff
    10. The 400 Blows

  • trilla

    1. Tokyo Story
    2. Vertigo
    3. Orpheus
    4. Nights of Cabiria
    5. A Man Escaped
    6. Seven Samurai
    7. Wild Strawberries
    8. Shadows
    9. Sansho the Bailiff
    10. The 400 Blows

    Shadows

  • 1.Det Sjunde Inseglet
    2. Smultronstallet
    3. Shadows
    4. Popiol i Diament
    5. Paths of Glory
    6. La Strada
    7. Ascenseur pour L'echafaud
    8. Gycklarnas Afton
    9. 12 Angry Men
    10. Ugetsu

  • May 1
    1 reply

    the hidden fortress
    the crawling eye
    vertigo
    touch of evil
    throne of blood
    godzilla
    rear window
    them
    alice in wonderland
    rashomon

    the only 10 50s films i have logged on letterboxd

  • rise zero

    the hidden fortress
    the crawling eye
    vertigo
    touch of evil
    throne of blood
    godzilla
    rear window
    them
    alice in wonderland
    rashomon

    the only 10 50s films i have logged on letterboxd

    these are some good films tho

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    edited

    1. Stars in My Crown
    2. The Long Gray Line
    3. French Cancan
    4. "Night and Fog"
    5. Johnny Guitar
    6. Way of a Gaucho
    7. Limelight
    8. Ordet
    9. Bitter Victory
    10. The Sun Shines Bright

    Full top 50 list

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    1 reply
    sace

    1. Ordet
    2. The Quiet Man
    3. The Night of the Hunter
    4. Ugetsu
    5. A Man Escaped
    6. The Cranes Are Flying
    7. Miracle in Milan
    8. The Wages of Fear
    9. Strangers On a Train
    10. Wild Strawberries

    No stars in my crown

    List is invalid

  • gun crazy
    johnny guitar
    nuit et brouillard
    hiroshima mon amour
    wild strawberries
    seventh seal
    summer with monika (its not 5 stars but belongs here)
    the searchers
    the night of the hunter
    assassins et voleurs (guitry snapped)

    screw the rules ill put an 11th: ordet

  • Can鈥檛 really rank them

    Elevator To The Gallows
    Sleeping Beauty
    Rio Bravo
    Paths Of Glory
    12 Angry Men
    Vertigo
    Touch Of Evil
    The Night Of The Hunter
    Ace In The Hole
    Seven Samurai

    HM:
    Kansas City Confidential
    Rebel Without A Cause
    The Big Heat
    Sunset Boulevard
    Alice In Wonderland
    Godzilla
    The Killing
    Creature From The Black Lagoon
    Rear Window
    The Searchers

  • May 1
    1 reply
    RASIE

    No stars in my crown

    List is invalid

    Top 15 at least if I were to expand my list than a arbitrary 10

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    1 reply
    sace

    Top 15 at least if I were to expand my list than a arbitrary 10

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    1 reply

    King s***

  • May 1
    RASIE
    !https://youtu.be/3fNtq0ORJKs

  • May 1
    1 reply
    RASIE

    King s***

    rubbing it in your face that im watching this on glorious 35mm as tarantino would say

  • May 1
    1 reply
    sace

    1. Ordet
    2. The Quiet Man
    3. The Night of the Hunter
    4. Ugetsu
    5. A Man Escaped
    6. The Cranes Are Flying
    7. Miracle in Milan
    8. The Wages of Fear
    9. Strangers On a Train
    10. Wild Strawberries

    F***in

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    2 replies
    dundis

    rubbing it in your face that im watching this on glorious 35mm as tarantino would say

  • May 1
    1 reply
    RASIE
    !https://youtu.be/KNpkThSftrY

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    1 reply
    Elric

    F***in

    Ordet is your fave dreyer right? Or is it day of wrath? Or vampyr?

    Feel like its ordet

  • RASIE 馃Ζ
    May 1
    dundis

    Lmaooo never seen this with that caption before

  • May 1
    1 reply

    Seven Samurai X 10

  • RASIE

    Ordet is your fave dreyer right? Or is it day of wrath? Or vampyr?

    Feel like its ordet

    Yeah they're all masterpieces but I think maybe Order goes a little deeper in the type of rarified air that approaches actual transcendence or whatever

  • May 1
    3 replies
    CRACKASTEPPAVEGAN

    Seven Samurai X 10

    Not even top 3 Kurosawa of the decade (although I did finally gain a proper appreciation for it with that last 4K restoration )