Best award winning movies with symmetrical directing from 1956

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with symmetrical directing from 1956! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with symmetrical directing from 1956, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 War and Peace (1956)

Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families.

Info

1956-08-21 | War / Romance

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 6.637
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #77 for
    like Pride & Prejudice
  2. Ranked #90 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #101 for
    odd casting

Trailer

youtube Watch Trailer on Youtube

2 Lust for Life (1956)

An intense and imaginative artist, revered Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh possesses undeniable talent, but he is plagued by mental problems and frustrations with failure. Supported by his brother, Theo, the tormented Van Gogh eventually leaves Holland for France, where he meets volatile fellow painter Paul Gauguin and struggles to find greater inspiration.

Info

1956-09-15 | Drama / History

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn

Rating

rating icon 7.139
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    impressionistic
  2. Ranked #51 for
    monomaniacal
  3. Ranked #57 for
    diorama

Trailer

Lust for Life trailer
play button

3 The Ten Commandments (1956)

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

Info

1956-10-05 | Drama / History

Cast

Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner

Rating

rating icon 7.759
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    with biblical reference
  2. Ranked #127 for
    bloated
  3. Ranked #173 for
    antiquated

Trailer

The Ten Commandments trailer
play button

4 Moby Dick (1956)

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service aboard the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.

Info

1956-06-27 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart

Rating

rating icon 6.997
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    monomaniacal
  2. Ranked #153 for
    eschatological
  3. Ranked #193 for
    odd casting

Trailer

Moby Dick trailer
play button
download maimovie
Download
Maimovie Now

to discover other
320 similar movies

5 Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

Info

1956-10-17 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

David Niven, Cantinflas

Rating

rating icon 6.642
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #8 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #40 for
    bloated
  3. Ranked #55 for
    deservedly won awards

Trailer

Around the World in Eighty Days trailer
play button

6 Written on the Wind (1956)

Mitch Wayne is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family. While the patriarch, Jasper, works hard to establish the family business, his irresponsible son, Kyle, is an alcoholic playboy, and his daughter, Marylee, is the town tramp. Mitch harbors a secret love for Kyle's unsatisfied wife, Lucy -- a fact that leaves him exposed when the jealous Marylee accuses him of murder.

Info

1956-10-04 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall

Rating

rating icon 6.902
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #23 for
    lurid
  2. Ranked #29 for
    afterschool special
  3. Ranked #36 for
    pulpy

Trailer

Written on the Wind trailer
play button

7 Giant (1956)

Wealthy rancher Bick Benedict and dirt-poor cowboy Jett Rink both woo Leslie Lynnton, a beautiful young woman from Maryland who is new to Texas. She marries Benedict, but she is shocked by the racial bigotry of the White Texans against the local people of Mexican descent. Rink discovers oil on a small plot of land, and while he uses his vast, new wealth to buy all the land surrounding the Benedict ranch, the Benedict's disagreement over prejudice fuels conflict that runs across generations.

Info

1956-11-08 | Drama / Western

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson

Rating

rating icon 7.6
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #103 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #104 for
    titan
  3. Ranked #171 for
    lumberjack

Trailer

Giant trailer
play button

8 The Searchers (1956)

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Info

1956-05-16 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter

Rating

rating icon 7.7
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #87 for
    Spaghetti Western
  3. Ranked #129 for
    lumberjack

Trailer

The Searchers trailer
play button

9 A Man Escaped (1956)

A captured French Resistance fighter during World War II engineers a daunting escape from prison.

Info

1956-11-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche

Rating

rating icon 7.9
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    low-key approach
  2. Ranked #79 for
    non-professional cast
  3. Ranked #94 for
    disappearing acting

Trailer

A Man Escaped trailer
play button

10 Baby Doll (1956)

Archie Lee Meighan is a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll, a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie awaits the arrival of Baby Doll's 20th birthday, the day that they are supposed to consummate their marriage, he faces interference from business rival Silva Vacarro, who plots to seduce Baby Doll away from Meighan.

Info

1956-12-29 | Drama

Cast

Karl Malden, Carroll Baker

Rating

rating icon 7.09
More Info

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    ramshackle house
  2. Ranked #69 for
    desperately hoping
  3. Ranked #85 for
    scandalous

Trailer

Baby Doll trailer
play button

FAQ

According to the review analysis on Maimovie, movies in Best award winning movies with symmetrical directing from 1956 list are rated as sense of grandeur, epic story, afterschool special, critically acclaimed, monomaniacal, melodramatic, titan, antiquated, bloated, Oscar nomination deserving.
We collect all existing reviews on the web for all movies and proceed machine learning to calculate the A.I. ranking. It ranks the movies while automatically updating new information every week.
Using Taste search, Maimovie provides a unique system which helps you search for specific results through phrases that are collected from movie reviews and information from various movie databases. You can look for movies with phrases such as “adrenaline pumping movies” or “unexpected plot twist of all time.” The Maimovie application’s database covers movie information from all 540K+ movies and connects you to all 74+ available streaming services.