Best most potent award winning movies from 1954

View today’s top 10 movies with most potent from 1954 based on the crowd's interest from popular searches across the country. People have searched for the greatest movies of all time with most potent from 1954.

1 On the Waterfront (1954)

Terry Malloy is a kindhearted dockworker, and former boxer, who is tricked by his corrupt bosses into leading his friend to death. After falling in love, he tries to leave the waterfront and expose his employers.

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1954-06-22 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Marlon Brando, Karl Malden

Rating

rating icon 7.932
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #21 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #32 for
    blue-collar

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2 Seven Samurai (1954)

A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food.

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1954-04-26 | Action / Drama

Cast

Toshirō Mifune, Takashi Shimura

Rating

rating icon 8.459
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #141 for
    chivalry
  2. Ranked #153 for
    lumberjack
  3. Ranked #190 for
    mythology extending

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3 Robinson Crusoe (1954)

An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.

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1954-08-05 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernández

Rating

rating icon 6.144
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #174 for
    pet-friendly
  2. Ranked #223 for
    Survival Movie
  3. Ranked #297 for
    like The Last Picture Show

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4 The Caine Mutiny (1954)

When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardize his ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.

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1954-06-24 | Drama / War

Cast

Humphrey Bogart, Robert Francis

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #80 for
    Courtroom Drama
  2. Ranked #111 for
    hard-nosed
  3. Ranked #143 for
    shoo in

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5 La Strada (1954)

When Gelsomina, a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto, the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.

Info

1954-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina

Rating

rating icon 7.921
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    freak show
  2. Ranked #30 for
    neo-realism
  3. Ranked #30 for
    carny ride

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6 A Star Is Born (1954)

A movie star helps a young singer-actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

Info

1954-10-01 | Drama / Music

Cast

Judy Garland, James Mason

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #54 for
    immensely talented
  2. Ranked #75 for
    great soundtrack
  3. Ranked #77 for
    downward spiral

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7 Broken Lance (1954)

Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge.

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1954-09-25 | Western

Cast

Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner

Rating

rating icon 6.36
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #48 for
    westernized
  2. Ranked #89 for
    Spaghetti Western
  3. Ranked #171 for
    horse opera

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8 Godzilla (1954)

Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships are sunk near Odo Island. An expedition to the island led by Dr. Yemani soon discover something far more devastating than imagined in the form of a 50 meter tall monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan, but the rest of the world as well.

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1954-11-03 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Rating

rating icon 7.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    matte shot
  2. Ranked #40 for
    Disaster Movie
  3. Ranked #50 for
    naff

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9 Executive Suite (1954)

When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.

Info

1954-04-30 | Drama

Cast

William Holden, June Allyson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #33 for
    backstabbing
  2. Ranked #56 for
    cutthroat
  3. Ranked #138 for
    sluttish character

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10 Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Three American roommates working in Italy wish for the man of their dreams after throwing coins into Rome's magnificent Trevi Fountain. Frances, a secretary at a government agency, sets out to win the heart of her smooth-talking novelist employer; Anita, her coworker, defies office regulations by romancing an Italian who works at the agency; and office newcomer Maria meets a real Italian Prince Charming and falls madly in love. The only thing the three hopeful ladies need to do is seal their fate.

Info

1954-05-01 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire

Rating

rating icon 5.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    travelogue
  2. Ranked #124 for
    platonic love
  3. Ranked #157 for
    waspish dialogue

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