Best award winning movies with symmetrical directing from 1950

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with symmetrical directing from 1950! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with symmetrical directing 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 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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3 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 8.091
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    Multiple POV
  2. Ranked #126 for
    dishonest
  3. Ranked #149 for
    horrific crimes

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4 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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5 Force of Evil (1950)

Lawyer Joe Morse wants to consolidate all the small-time numbers racket operators into one big powerful operation. But his elder brother Leo is one of these small-time operators who wants to stay that way, preferring not to deal with the gangsters who dominate the big-time.

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1950-08-24 | Crime / Drama

Cast

John Garfield, Thomas Gomez

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #43 for
    morally bankrupt
  2. Ranked #45 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #49 for
    femme fatale

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6 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 6.85
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #71 for
    noirish
  2. Ranked #81 for
    bully
  3. Ranked #107 for
    hardboiled style

Trailer

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7 Winchester '73 (1950)

Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.

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1950-07-12 | Western

Cast

James Stewart, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.274
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #49 for
    horse opera
  3. Ranked #81 for
    Spaghetti Western

Trailer

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8 La Ronde (1950)

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life.

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1950-09-27 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Adolf Wohlbrück, Simone Signoret

Rating

rating icon 7.474
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    lust
  2. Ranked #136 for
    self-referential
  3. Ranked #147 for
    unfaithful partner

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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.

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1950-08-25 | Drama

Cast

Marlon Brando, Teresa Wright

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #134 for
    with epiphany moments
  2. Ranked #163 for
    heavy-handed
  3. Ranked #169 for
    watching indispensably

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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 / Drama

Cast

Peggy Cummins, John Dall

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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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

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