Best award winning movies with a different slant from 1957

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a different slant from 1957! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a different slant from 1957, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.544
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #52 for
    proof positive
  2. Ranked #76 for
    Courtroom Drama
  3. Ranked #137 for
    good

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2 Les Girls (1957)

After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele. A Rashômon style narrative presents the story from three points of view where Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry, while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story.

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1957-10-03 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor

Rating

rating icon 6.36
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #50 for
    hugely talented
  3. Ranked #51 for
    vaudevillian

Trailer

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3 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson, the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

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1957-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

William Holden, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 7.829
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #40 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #42 for
    deservedly won awards

Trailer

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4 Peyton Place (1957)

In the outwardly respectable New England community of Peyton Place, shopkeeper Constance McKenzie tries to make up for a past indiscretion -- which resulted in her illegitimate daughter Allison -- by adopting a chaste, prudish attitude towards all things sexual. In spite of herself, Constance can't help but be attracted to handsome new teacher Michael Rossi. Meanwhile, the restless Allison, who'd like to be as footloose and fancy-free as the town's "fast girl" Betty Anderson, falls sincerely in love with mixed-up mama's boy Norman Page.

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1957-12-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Lana Turner, Diane Varsi

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    equally talented cast
  2. Ranked #17 for
    afterschool special
  3. Ranked #22 for
    lurid

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5 Throne of Blood (1957)

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

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1957-01-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.934
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #59 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #63 for
    misty
  3. Ranked #163 for
    implacable

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6 The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill.

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1957-05-20 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Peter Cushing, Hazel Court

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #58 for
    game changer
  2. Ranked #77 for
    monomaniacal
  3. Ranked #77 for
    lovecraftian

Trailer

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7 The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

Veronika and Boris come together in Moscow shortly before World War II. Walking along the river, they watch cranes fly overhead, and promise to rendezvous before Boris leaves to fight. Boris misses the meeting and is off to the front lines, while Veronika waits patiently, sending letters faithfully. After her house is bombed, Veronika moves in with Boris' family, into the company of a cousin with his own intentions.

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1957-10-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    vertiginous
  2. Ranked #33 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #44 for
    jingoistic

Trailer

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8 A Hatful of Rain (1957)

A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family.

Info

1957-07-17 | Drama

Cast

Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray

Rating

rating icon 6.85
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #36 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #80 for
    canonical
  3. Ranked #87 for
    misty

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9 Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

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1957-12-17 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #35 for
    with cockney accent
  3. Ranked #38 for
    Courtroom Drama

Trailer

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10 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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1957-10-25 | War / Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.271
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    vertiginous
  2. Ranked #74 for
    hubristic
  3. Ranked #100 for
    life and limb story

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