Best award winning movies with building suspense from 1950

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with building suspense from 1950! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with building suspense 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 7.5
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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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2 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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3 Stage Fright (1950)

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high-society entertainer.

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1950-02-23 | Thriller

Cast

Jane Wyman, Marlene Dietrich

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #78 for
    drama queen
  2. Ranked #84 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #89 for
    with MacGuffins

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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 No Way Out (1950)

Two hoodlum brothers are brought into a hospital for gunshot wounds, and when one of them dies the other accuses their black doctor of murder.

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1950-08-16 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #136 for
    gut-punch
  2. Ranked #167 for
    white trash
  3. Ranked #218 for
    blasphemous

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6 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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7 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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8 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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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

Trailer

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