Best award winning movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1959

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1959! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with Gothic atmosphere from 1959, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Bridge (1959)

A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads of defeated, cynical Wehrmacht soldiers flee the approaching American troops, but the boys, full of enthusiasm for the "blood and honor" Nazi ideology, stay to defend the useless bridge. The film is based on a West German anti-war novel of the same name, written by Gregor Dorfmeister.

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1959-10-21 | Drama / History

Cast

Folker Bohnet, Fritz Wepper

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #159 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #162 for
    Aerial Combat
  3. Ranked #173 for
    history buff

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2 The Nun's Story (1959)

After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

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1959-06-18 | Drama

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch

Rating

rating icon 7.157
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #163 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #170 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #194 for
    redoubtable

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3 Sleeping Beauty (1959)

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess's fate.

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1959-02-17 | Fantasy / Animation

Cast

Mary Costa, Bill Shirley

Rating

rating icon 6.953
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    arthurian
  2. Ranked #82 for
    for toddlers
  3. Ranked #147 for
    kid-friendly

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4 Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

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1959-01-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

James Stewart, Lee Remick

Rating

rating icon 7.834
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    flirtatious
  2. Ranked #31 for
    sassy
  3. Ranked #33 for
    Courtroom Drama

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5 The 400 Blows (1959)

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

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1959-06-03 | Drama

Cast

Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier

Rating

rating icon 8.047
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #42 for
    wayward
  2. Ranked #111 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #118 for
    social realism

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6 Some Like It Hot (1959)

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

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1959-03-19 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon

Rating

rating icon 8.101
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    grease monkey
  2. Ranked #34 for
    madcap comedy
  3. Ranked #76 for
    bawdy

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7 Ben-Hur (1959)

In 25 AD, Judah Ben-Hur, a Jew in ancient Judea, opposes the occupying Roman empire. Falsely accused by a Roman childhood friend-turned-overlord of trying to kill the Roman governor, he is put into slavery and his mother and sister are taken away as prisoners.

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1959-11-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Charlton Heston, Haya Harareet

Rating

rating icon 7.888
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #36 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #46 for
    with biblical reference

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8 On the Beach (1959)

In 1964, atomic war wipes out humanity in the northern hemisphere; one American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia, where life-as-usual covers growing despair. In denial about the loss of his wife and children in the holocaust, American Captain Towers meets careworn but gorgeous Moira Davidson, who begins to fall for him. The sub returns after reconnaissance a month (or less) before the end; will Towers and Moira find comfort with each other?

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1959-12-16 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    Apocalypse Film
  2. Ranked #156 for
    intellectually stimulating
  3. Ranked #180 for
    dated

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9 Black Orpheus (1959)

Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality. This impressionistic retelling of the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice introduced bossa nova to the world with its soundtrack by young Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfá and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

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1959-06-12 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn

Rating

rating icon 6.985
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    soulful music
  2. Ranked #35 for
    propulsive
  3. Ranked #76 for
    barn-burner

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10 The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

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1959-03-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #164 for
    definitely Oscar-deserving
  2. Ranked #175 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #213 for
    critically acclaimed

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