Best award winning movies with a reinvention from 1950

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a reinvention from 1950! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a reinvention from 1950, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

Recently paroled from prison, legendary burglar "Doc" Riedenschneider, with funding from Alonzo Emmerich, a crooked lawyer, gathers a small group of veteran criminals together in the Midwest for a big jewel heist.

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1950-05-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern

Rating

rating icon 7.499
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    hard-nosed
  2. Ranked #24 for
    Multiple POV
  3. Ranked #39 for
    hardboiled style

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2 All About Eve (1950)

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.

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1950-11-09 | Drama

Cast

Bette Davis, Anne Baxter

Rating

rating icon 8.104
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    critically acclaimed
  2. Ranked #9 for
    drama queen
  3. Ranked #12 for
    extraordinary

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3 Sunset Boulevard (1950)

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

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1950-08-10 | Drama

Cast

William Holden, Gloria Swanson

Rating

rating icon 8.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #92 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #104 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #123 for
    glitzy

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4 The Beauty of the Devil (1950)

Henri Faust, retiring after 50 years as a professor in a circa-1700 French university, despairs at the ravages of old age ... whereupon Mephistopheles, agent of Lucifer, appears as a virile, handsome young man and exchanges bodies with him to induce Faust to sign a pact to exchange his soul for renewed youth, riches and power. But though the "new" Faust is attracted by the material improvements in his life, he remains wary of signing, while Mephistopheles, now posing as the aged professor whose body he inhabits, must find a way to trick him into signing the pact - and dissuade him from the love of a gypsy girl who prays for his soul - or find himself damned by his own Master...

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1950-03-16 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Michel Simon, Gérard Philipe

Rating

rating icon 7.272
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #104 for
    fairytale-like
  2. Ranked #156 for
    gold digger
  3. Ranked #183 for
    murky

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5 Caged (1950)

A single mistake puts a 19-year old girl behind bars, where she experiences the terrors and torments of women in prison.

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1950-05-19 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead

Rating

rating icon 7.074
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    hard-nosed
  2. Ranked #62 for
    pulpy
  3. Ranked #89 for
    outside the laws

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6 Destination Moon (1950)

A team composed of an aerospace scientist, an ex-Air Force general, and an industrialist conceives an ambitious plan to land Americans on the moon. From their base in the Mojave Desert, they construct and successfully launch a spacecraft named "Luna" that contains a cargo of four astronauts. But a critical miscalculation of needed power to escape the moon's gravitational pull may put the astronauts' lives in danger.

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1950-06-27 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

John Archer, Warner Anderson

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    interplanetary
  2. Ranked #44 for
    matte shot
  3. Ranked #90 for
    antiquated

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7 In a Lonely Place (1950)

An screenwriter with a violence record is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. However, she soon starts to have her doubts.

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1950-05-17 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    hard-nosed
  2. Ranked #40 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #62 for
    gruesome killing

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8 Cinderella (1950)

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper... the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

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1950-02-22 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley

Rating

rating icon 7.044
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #70 for
    third wheel
  3. Ranked #113 for
    imaginary fairy tale

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9 The Damned Don't Cry (1950)

Fed up with her small-town marriage, a woman goes after the big time and gets mixed up with the mob.

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1950-05-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Joan Crawford, David Brian

Rating

rating icon 7.08
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #29 for
    gold digger
  2. Ranked #54 for
    cruel twist
  3. Ranked #61 for
    hardboiled style

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10 Sands of Iwo Jima (1950)

Haunted by personal demons, Marine Sgt. John Stryker is hated and feared by his men, who see him as a cold-hearted sadist. But when their boots hit the beaches, they begin to understand the reason for Stryker's rigid form of discipline.

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1950-01-01 | War / Drama

Cast

John Wayne, John Agar

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #16 for
    gung-ho
  3. Ranked #45 for
    Aerial Combat

Trailer

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