Best award winning movies with a semiotic topic from 1950

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

1 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 8.313
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #91 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #103 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #122 for
    glitzy

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2 La Ronde (1950)

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life.

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1950-09-27 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Adolf Wohlbrück, Simone Signoret

Rating

rating icon 7.474
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    lust
  2. Ranked #136 for
    self-referential
  3. Ranked #147 for
    unfaithful partner

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3 Rashomon (1950)

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, "Rashomon" is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man's murder and the rape of his wife.

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1950-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Toshirō Mifune, Machiko Kyō

Rating

rating icon 8.092
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    Multiple POV
  2. Ranked #125 for
    dishonest
  3. Ranked #148 for
    horrific crimes

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4 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 8.105
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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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5 Kon-Tiki (1950)

"Kon-Tiki" was the name of a wooden raft used by six Scandinavian scientists, led by Thor Heyerdahl, to make a 101-day journey from South America to the Polynesian Islands. The purpose of the expedition was to prove Heyerdal's theory that the Polynesian Islands were populated from the east- specifically Peru- rather than from the west (Asia) as had been the theory for hundreds of years. Heyerdahl made a study of the winds and tides in the Pacific, and by simulating conditions as closely as possible to those he theorized the Peruvians encountered, set out on the voyage.

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1950-01-13 | Documentary

Cast

Thor Heyerdahl, Herman Watzinger

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #137 for
    naturalist
  2. Ranked #189 for
    perilous journey
  3. Ranked #191 for
    globetrotting

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6 The Young and the Damned (1950)

A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent life in the infamous slums of Mexico City; among them Pedro, whose morality is gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others.

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1950-12-09 | Drama

Cast

Alfonso Mejía, Estela Inda

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #79 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #251 for
    foster father
  3. Ranked #357 for
    neo-realism

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7 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 7.5
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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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8 Panic in the Streets (1950)

A medical examiner discovers that an innocent shooting victim in a robbery died of bubonic plague. With only 48 hours to find the killer, who is now a ticking time bomb threatening the entire city, a grisly manhunt through the seamy underworld of the New Orleans Waterfront is underway.

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1950-07-27 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas

Rating

rating icon 6.853
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #71 for
    noirish
  2. Ranked #81 for
    bully
  3. Ranked #106 for
    hardboiled style

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9 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 7.043
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #70 for
    third wheel
  3. Ranked #113 for
    imaginary fairy tale

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10 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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