Best award winning movies with lush cinematography from 1950

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with lush cinematography from 1950! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with lush cinematography 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 8.3
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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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2 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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3 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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4 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 8.093
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #19 for
    Multiple POV
  2. Ranked #125 for
    dishonest
  3. Ranked #149 for
    horrific crimes

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5 King Solomon's Mines (1950)

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

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1950-11-09 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #64 for
    barn-burner
  3. Ranked #66 for
    swashbuckler

Trailer

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6 The Black Rose (1950)

In the 13th century, Walter of Gurnie, a disinherited Saxon youth, is forced to flee England. With his friend, Tristram, he falls in with the army of the fierce but avuncular General Bayan, and journeys all the way to China, where both men become involved in intrigues in the court of Kublai Khan.

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1950-09-01 | War / Adventure

Cast

Tyrone Power, Orson Welles

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    barely intelligible
  2. Ranked #57 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development
  3. Ranked #57 for
    swashbuckler

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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 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 #107 for
    hardboiled style

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9 Broken Arrow (1950)

Indian scout Tom Jeffords is sent out to stem the war between the Whites and Apaches in the late 1870s. He learns that the Indians kill only to protect themselves, or out of retaliation for white atrocities.

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1950-08-01 | Western / Romance

Cast

James Stewart, Jeff Chandler

Rating

rating icon 6.66
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #110 for
    Spaghetti Western
  3. Ranked #131 for
    third wheel

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10 Gun Crazy (1950)

Bart Tare is an ex-Army man who has a lifelong fixation with guns, he meets a kindred spirit in sharpshooter Annie Starr and goes to work at a carnival. After upsetting the carnival owner who lusts after Starr, they both get fired. Soon, on Starr's behest, they embark on a crime spree for cash.

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1950-01-20 | Crime / Romance

Cast

Peggy Cummins, John Dall

Rating

rating icon 7.481
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    carny ride
  2. Ranked #15 for
    freak show
  3. Ranked #24 for
    femme fatale

Trailer

Gun Crazy trailer
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