Best increasingly difficult award winning movies from 1956

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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.

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1956-08-21 | War / Romance

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda

Rating

rating icon 6.637
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #77 for
    like Pride & Prejudice
  2. Ranked #90 for
    sad
  3. Ranked #100 for
    odd casting

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2 The King and I (1956)

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the King.

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1956-06-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    resonant vocal
  2. Ranked #54 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #68 for
    deservedly won awards

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3 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.

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1956-11-08 | Drama / Western

Cast

Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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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.

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1956-06-27 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart

Rating

rating icon 6.997
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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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.

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1956-10-17 | Adventure / Comedy

Cast

David Niven, Cantinflas

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

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

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6 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.

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1956-12-29 | Drama

Cast

Karl Malden, Carroll Baker

Rating

rating icon 7.066
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    ramshackle house
  2. Ranked #68 for
    desperately hoping
  3. Ranked #85 for
    scandalous

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7 Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

The story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.

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1956-07-04 | Drama

Cast

Paul Newman, Pier Angeli

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    wayward
  2. Ranked #57 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #75 for
    Biography

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8 The Bad Seed (1956)

Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark and his wife, Christine, adore their daughter Rhoda, despite her secret tendency for selfishness. Christine keeps her knowledge of her daughter's darker side to herself, but when a schoolmate of Rhoda's dies mysteriously, her self-deception unravels.

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1956-09-12 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #87 for
    cold hearted
  2. Ranked #101 for
    implacable
  3. Ranked #106 for
    like Cape Fear

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9 The Catered Affair (1956)

An Irish cabby in the Bronx watches his wife go overboard planning their daughter's wedding.

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1956-06-14 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine

Rating

rating icon 7.064
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #40 for
    blue-collar
  2. Ranked #172 for
    elaborately staged
  3. Ranked #268 for
    Family Drama

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10 Friendly Persuasion (1956)

The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

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1956-11-25 | Drama / War

Cast

Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #63 for
    Family Drama
  2. Ranked #73 for
    waggish
  3. Ranked #179 for
    critically acclaimed

Trailer

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