1955 : les meilleurs films de l'année.by sarnico | created - 03 Jan 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Le meilleur de l'art du cinéma à travers ses classiques majeurs : bons, très bons, excellents films et chefs-d’œuvres de cette année-là parmi les longs-métrages de fiction (+ un moyen-métrage documentaire) et d'après la date de sortie au niveau mondial (classement par ordre alphabétique des titres français).
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1. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 118 min | Drama
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
A l’est d’Eden
2. The Naked Dawn (1955)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico, at the dawn of the automobile, modern bandit Santiago burglarizes train freight cars and falls in love with a poor farmer's wife.
3. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.
Votes: 117,949 | Gross: $93.60M
La belle et le clochard
4. Guys and Dolls (1955)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.
Votes: 14,837 | Gross: $13.00M
Blanche colombe et vilains messieurs
5. Pather Panchali (1955)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.
Votes: 21,211 | Gross: $0.54M
La complainte du sentier
6. Moonfleet (1955)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Drama
A young orphan is sent to the village of Moonfleet, in Dorset, England to stay with his mother's former lover, who has the facade of a gentleman but is a leader of a gang of swashbuckling bootleggers. The duo went on a treasure hunt.
Les contrebandiers de Moonfleet
9. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit".
En quatrième vitesse
10. Le Amiche (1955)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman returns to her hometown of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends.
Votes: 2,470 | Gross: $0.05M
Femmes entre elles
11. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.
La fureur de vivre
12. Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A new English teacher at a violent, unruly inner-city school is determined to do his job, despite resistance from both students and faculty.
Graine de violence
13. The Big Knife (1955)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.
Le grand couteau
14. The Grand Maneuver (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known.
15. Taira Clan Saga (1955)
108 min | Drama, History
Special Forces commander Captain Tadamori returns to Kyoto after successfully defeating the uprising of pirates in the western sea of Japan. But because the high courtiers dislike career ... See full summary »
Le héros sacrilège
16. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
Passed | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A strung-out junkie deals with a demoralizing drug addiction while his crippled wife and card sharks pull him down.
L’homme au bras d’or
17. The Man from Laramie (1955)
Not Rated | 103 min | Western
Newcomer Will Lockhart defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.
L’homme de la plaine
18. Man Without a Star (1955)
Approved | 89 min | Western
A drifter working as foreman for an iron-fist female rancher must chose sides between his attractive employer and the other neighboring settlers who are mistreated by her.
L’homme qui n’a pas d’étoile
20. Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 8th-century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the ... See full summary »
L’impératrice Yang Kwei-Fei
21. Lola Montès (1955)
Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biopic of adventurer Lola Montès who ends up as a circus attraction after being romantically involved with famous European men.
Votes: 4,669 | Gross: $0.11M
22. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A retired jewel thief sets out to prove his innocence after being suspected of returning to his former occupation.
Votes: 61,324 | Gross: $8.75M
La main au collet
24. Bad Liaisons (1955)
84 min | Drama
Through her answers to police inspector Corbin's questions, investigating Dr Danieli's suicide, Catherine Racan draws her self-portrait. The ambitious young journalist indeed tells how she ... See full summary »
25. Confidential Report (1955)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An American adventurer investigates the past of the mysterious tycoon Gregory Arkadin (Orson Welles), placing himself in grave danger.
26. Death of a Cyclist (1955)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama
A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.
Mort d’un cycliste
27. Floating Clouds (1955)
123 min | Drama, Romance
A tragic social drama set in post war Japan and concerns a lonely woman trying to find purpose and stability in a devastated Tokyo.
28. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
29. The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid the $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Votes: 78,957 | Gross: $0.65M
La nuit du chasseur
30. Ordet (1955)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
Follows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town.
31. Picnic (1955)
Approved | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.
32. Die Ratten (1955)
91 min | Drama
In the early Fifties Pauline Karka (Maria Schell) comes to Berlin. She is pregnant and totally penniless. She meets the laundry owner Anna John (Heidemarie Hatheyer) who always yearned to ... See full summary »
33. Dreams (1955)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
Two different women - a young photo model and her boss - dream about a happy life with beloved men. Their dreams are as different as they are.
Rêves de femmes
34. Richard III (1955)
Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
35. The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When his family goes away for the summer, a hitherto faithful husband with an overactive imagination is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.
Votes: 32,744 | Gross: $12.00M
Sept ans de réflexion
36. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Romance
In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out amidst jealousy and heartbreak.
Sourires d’une nuit d’été
37. All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance
An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.
Tout ce que le ciel permet
38. The Ladykillers (1955)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Crime
Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
Tueurs de dames
39. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Passed | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
Un homme est passé
40. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.
La vie criminelle d’Archibald De La Cruz