Best award winning movies with meaty role from 1950

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

1 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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2 Sunset Boulevard (1950)

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

Info

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 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.

Info

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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4 Born Yesterday (1950)

Uncouth, loud-mouth junkyard tycoon Harry Brock descends upon Washington D.C. to buy himself a congressman or two, bringing with him his mistress, ex-showgirl Billie Dawn.

Info

1950-12-26 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    brash
  2. Ranked #89 for
    waggish
  3. Ranked #124 for
    sassy

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5 Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

France, 1640. Cyrano, the charismatic swordsman-poet with the absurd nose, hopelessly loves the beauteous Roxane; she, in turn, confesses to Cyrano her love for the handsome but tongue-tied Christian. The chivalrous Cyrano sets up with Christian an innocent deception, with tragic results.

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1950-11-16 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

José Ferrer, Mala Powers

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    swordsmanship
  2. Ranked #108 for
    hissable
  3. Ranked #122 for
    consoling

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6 Caged (1950)

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

Info

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

Trailer

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7 Harvey (1950)

The story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a mental institution, a comedy of errors ensues. Elwood and Harvey become the catalysts for a family mending its wounds and for romance blossoming in unexpected places.

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1950-12-04 | Comedy / Fantasy

Cast

James Stewart, Josephine Hull

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #61 for
    madcap comedy
  2. Ranked #68 for
    goofball
  3. Ranked #107 for
    arthurian

Trailer

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8 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.

Info

1950-08-01 | Western / Romance

Cast

James Stewart, Jeff Chandler

Rating

rating icon 6.657
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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

Trailer

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9 The Men (1950)

Ken, a WWII GI, returns home after he's paralyzed in battle. Residing in the paraplegic ward of a veteran's hospital and embittered by his condition, he refuses to see his fiancée and sinks into a solitary world of hatred and hostility. Head physician, Dr. Brock cajoles the withdrawn Ken into the life of the ward, where fellow patients Norm, Leo and Angel begin to pull him out of his spiritual dilemma.

Info

1950-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #131 for
    with epiphany moments
  2. Ranked #164 for
    heavy-handed
  3. Ranked #169 for
    watching indispensably

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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.

Info

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 #44 for
    Aerial Combat

Trailer

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