Best award winning movies with a compelling portrayal from 1953

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a compelling portrayal from 1953! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a compelling portrayal from 1953, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 From Here to Eternity (1953)

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

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1953-08-28 | War / Romance

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift

Rating

rating icon 7.303
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    dialed down acting
  2. Ranked #17 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #22 for
    deservedly won awards

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2 I Vitelloni (1953)

Five young men dream of success as they drift lazily through life in a small Italian village. Fausto, the group's leader, is a womanizer; Riccardo craves fame; Alberto is a hopeless dreamer; Moraldo fantasizes about life in the city; and Leopoldo is an aspiring playwright. As Fausto chases a string of women, to the horror of his pregnant wife, the other four blunder their way from one uneventful experience to the next.

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1953-09-17 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Franco Interlenghi, Alberto Sordi

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    neo-realism
  2. Ranked #54 for
    naturalist
  3. Ranked #56 for
    slacker

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3 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (1953)

A chimney sweep and his beloved shepherdess are aided by Wonderbird in their escape from a ruthless dictator

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1953-05-29 | Fantasy / Animation

Cast

Pierre Brasseur, Serge Reggiani

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #273 for
    diorama
  2. Ranked #333 for
    nifty
  3. Ranked #386 for
    cautionary tale

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4 Ugetsu (1953)

In 16th century Japan, peasants Genjuro and Tobei sell their earthenware pots to a group of soldiers in a nearby village, in defiance of a local sage's warning against seeking to profit from warfare. Genjuro's pursuit of both riches and the mysterious Lady Wakasa, as well as Tobei's desire to become a samurai, run the risk of destroying both themselves and their wives, Miyagi and Ohama.

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1953-03-26 | Fantasy / Drama

Cast

Machiko Kyō, Mitsuko Mito

Rating

rating icon 7.974
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #46 for
    reverse shot
  2. Ranked #72 for
    cautionary tale
  3. Ranked #125 for
    oneiric

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5 Shane (1953)

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smouldering settler and rancher conflict forces him to act.

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1953-04-23 | Drama / Western

Cast

Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    gun-for-hire
  2. Ranked #44 for
    horse opera
  3. Ranked #49 for
    lumberjack

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6 Stalag 17 (1953)

It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17 and the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem—there seems to be a security leak.

Info

1953-05-29 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

William Holden, Don Taylor

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #169 for
    gung-ho
  2. Ranked #196 for
    vaudevillian
  3. Ranked #213 for
    third wheel

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7 The Robe (1953)

Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.

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1953-09-16 | Drama / History

Cast

Richard Burton, Jean Simmons

Rating

rating icon 6.752
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #76 for
    stoic
  2. Ranked #128 for
    sanctimonious
  3. Ranked #135 for
    decadent

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8 Calamity Jane (1953)

Sharpshooter Calamity Jane takes it upon herself to recruit a famous actress and bring her back to the local saloon, but jealousy soon gets in the way.

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1953-11-04 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Doris Day, Howard Keel

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    machismo
  2. Ranked #34 for
    rambunctious
  3. Ranked #58 for
    wallflower

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9 Julius Caesar (1953)

The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

Info

1953-06-04 | Drama / History

Cast

Marlon Brando, James Mason

Rating

rating icon 7.02
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #199 for
    dishonorable character
  2. Ranked #212 for
    odd casting
  3. Ranked #226 for
    acting of welcoming presence

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10 Titanic (1953)

Unhappily married, Julia Sturges decides to go to America with her two children on the Titanic. Her husband, Richard also arranges passage on the luxury liner so as to have custody of their two children. All this fades to insignificance once the ship hits an iceberg.

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1953-04-11 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck

Rating

rating icon 6.567
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    prissy
  2. Ranked #78 for
    waspish dialogue
  3. Ranked #135 for
    lowbrow

Trailer

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