1959

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)
6.8

The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a ...
The FBI Story (1959)
6.6

The FBI Story (1959)

A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency’s battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
The Hunchback of Paris (1959)
6.9

The Hunchback of Paris (1959)

Duke Philippe de Nevers is an influential and popular man who is married to a beautiful wife called Aurore. His rival Philippe de Gonzague hates ...
The Alligator People (1959)
5.6

The Alligator People (1959)

Under therapeutic hypnosis, a seemingly well-adjusted young woman tells a fantastic story, verified by lie detector, of her forgotten marriage to ...
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
7.9

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

The deep conversation between a Japanese architect and a French actress forms the basis of this celebrated French film, considered one of the ...
Ben-Hur (1959)
8.1

Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an ...
Solomon and Sheba (1959)
6.2

Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Under the rule of King David, Israel is united and prosperous although surrounded by enemies including Egypt and its allies. The aging King David ...
Operation Petticoat (1959)

Operation Petticoat (1959)

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
8.0

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped ...
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
7.4

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)
5.9

The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)

Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother’s funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. When his brother’s ...
On the Beach (1959)
7.2

On the Beach (1959)

In 1964, atomic war wipes out humanity in the northern hemisphere; one American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia, where ...
Battle in Outer Space (1959)
5.7

Battle in Outer Space (1959)

In 1965, the space station JSS-3 is attacked by a fleet of UFOs. After the station is destroyed, the saucers make their way to Earth. They then ...
Warlock (1959)
7.2

Warlock (1959)

A band of murderous cowboys have imposed a reign of terror on the town of Warlock. When the sheriff humiliatingly run out of town the residents ...
Pork Chop Hill (1959)
7.1

Pork Chop Hill (1959)

Korean War, April 1953. Lieutenant Clemons, leader of the King company of the United States Infantry, is ordered to recapture Pork Chop Hill, ...
The World of Apu (1959)
8.5

The World of Apu (1959)

Apu is a jobless ex-student dreaming vaguely of a future as a writer. An old college friend talks him into a visit up-country to a village ...
The 400 Blows (1959)
8.1

The 400 Blows (1959)

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his ...
Alias Jesse James (1959)
6.5

Alias Jesse James (1959)

Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is ...
It Happened to Jane (1959)
6.6

It Happened to Jane (1959)

Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer ...
Pillow Talk (1959)
7.4

Pillow Talk (1959)

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.
North by Northwest (1959)
8.3

North by Northwest (1959)

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
Return of the Fly (1959)
5.8

Return of the Fly (1959)

Fifteen years after his father’s experiments with matter transmission fail, Philippe Delambre and his uncle François attempt to create a ...
The Manster (1959)
5.4

The Manster (1959)

A reporter is sent to interview a scientist working in his mountain laboratory.
Jack the Ripper (1959)
6.2

Jack the Ripper (1959)

A serial killer is murdering women in the Whitechapel district of London. An American policeman is brought in to help Scotland Yard solve the case.
Imitation of Life (1959)
7.9

Imitation of Life (1959)

Lora Meredith, a white widow who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black single mother. Annie becomes the ...
Don’t Give Up the Ship (1959)
6.5

Don’t Give Up the Ship (1959)

The Navy expects a veteran to pay for the ship he commanded, as they have no record of its return.