Best award winning movies with meaty role from 1957

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with meaty role from 1957! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with meaty role from 1957, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson, the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

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1957-10-11 | Drama / History

Cast

William Holden, Alec Guinness

Rating

rating icon 7.829
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #18 for
    remarkable
  2. Ranked #40 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #42 for
    deservedly won awards

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2 Sayonara (1957)

Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is compounded because a number of the soldiers become romantically involved with Japanese women, in defiance of US military policy. Ordinarily an officer who is by-the-book, Gruver must take a position when a buddy of his, an enlisted man Joe Kelly (Red Buttons) falls in love with a Japanese woman Katsumi (Miyoshi Umeki) and marries her. Gruver risks his position by serving as best man at the wedding ceremony.

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1957-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Marlon Brando, Patricia Owens

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #106 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #164 for
    passionately in love
  3. Ranked #177 for
    Grand-Guignol

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3 Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

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1957-12-17 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power

Rating

rating icon 8.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #35 for
    with cockney accent
  3. Ranked #38 for
    Courtroom Drama

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4 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

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1957-04-10 | Drama

Cast

Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Rating

rating icon 8.544
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #52 for
    proof positive
  2. Ranked #76 for
    Courtroom Drama
  3. Ranked #137 for
    good

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5 Peyton Place (1957)

In the outwardly respectable New England community of Peyton Place, shopkeeper Constance McKenzie tries to make up for a past indiscretion -- which resulted in her illegitimate daughter Allison -- by adopting a chaste, prudish attitude towards all things sexual. In spite of herself, Constance can't help but be attracted to handsome new teacher Michael Rossi. Meanwhile, the restless Allison, who'd like to be as footloose and fancy-free as the town's "fast girl" Betty Anderson, falls sincerely in love with mixed-up mama's boy Norman Page.

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1957-12-13 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Lana Turner, Diane Varsi

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    equally talented cast
  2. Ranked #17 for
    afterschool special
  3. Ranked #22 for
    lurid

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6 Nights of Cabiria (1957)

Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her struggles are over and she has found happiness and contentment, things may not be what they seem.

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1957-10-03 | Drama

Cast

Giulietta Masina, François Périer

Rating

rating icon 8.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #50 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #75 for
    neo-realism
  3. Ranked #96 for
    non-professional cast

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7 Les Girls (1957)

After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele. A Rashômon style narrative presents the story from three points of view where Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry, while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story.

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1957-10-03 | Comedy / Music

Cast

Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor

Rating

rating icon 6.36
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #50 for
    hugely talented
  3. Ranked #51 for
    vaudevillian

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8 The Teahouse of the August Moon (1957)

In post-WWII Japan, an American captain is brought in to help build a school, but the locals want a teahouse instead.

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1957-07-01 | Comedy

Cast

Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford

Rating

rating icon 5.974
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #94 for
    odd casting
  2. Ranked #199 for
    less talented directing
  3. Ranked #246 for
    blasphemous

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9 Pal Joey (1957)

An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.

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1957-10-25 | Music / Romance

Cast

Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #32 for
    pin-up girl
  2. Ranked #70 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #89 for
    scrawny

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10 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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1957-05-30 | Western

Cast

Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.025
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #34 for
    gun-for-hire
  2. Ranked #76 for
    Spaghetti Western
  3. Ranked #85 for
    horse opera

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