Best slightly flawed award winning movies from 1959

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1 The Nun's Story (1959)

After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II.

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1959-06-18 | Drama

Cast

Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch

Rating

rating icon 7.157
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #163 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  2. Ranked #170 for
    critically acclaimed
  3. Ranked #194 for
    redoubtable

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2 Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler takes the case of Army Lt. Manion, who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim's mysterious business partner, who's hiding a dark secret.

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1959-01-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

James Stewart, Lee Remick

Rating

rating icon 7.834
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    flirtatious
  2. Ranked #31 for
    sassy
  3. Ranked #33 for
    Courtroom Drama

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3 Ben-Hur (1959)

In 25 AD, Judah Ben-Hur, a Jew in ancient Judea, opposes the occupying Roman empire. Falsely accused by a Roman childhood friend-turned-overlord of trying to kill the Roman governor, he is put into slavery and his mother and sister are taken away as prisoners.

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1959-11-18 | History / Drama

Cast

Charlton Heston, Haya Harareet

Rating

rating icon 7.888
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #17 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #36 for
    Oscar nomination deserving
  3. Ranked #46 for
    with biblical reference

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4 The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family and their friends, is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam.

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1959-03-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #164 for
    definitely Oscar-deserving
  2. Ranked #175 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #213 for
    critically acclaimed

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5 General Della Rovere (1959)

The Gestapo forces con man Victorio Bardone to impersonate a dead partisan general in order to extract information from his fellow inmates.

Info

1959-10-07 | Drama / War

Cast

Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    neo-realism
  2. Ranked #91 for
    self-improvement
  3. Ranked #104 for
    scammer

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6 North by Northwest (1959)

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

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1959-07-08 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint

Rating

rating icon 7.987
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #55 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #83 for
    most thrilling
  3. Ranked #117 for
    like The Da Vinci Code

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7 Rio Bravo (1959)

A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a disabled man, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.

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1959-03-18 | Western

Cast

John Wayne, Dean Martin

Rating

rating icon 7.819
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #12 for
    cantankerous
  2. Ranked #21 for
    gun-for-hire
  3. Ranked #50 for
    horse opera

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8 Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

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1959-12-15 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Pat Boone, James Mason

Rating

rating icon 6.954
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #14 for
    matte shot
  2. Ranked #76 for
    kid-friendly
  3. Ranked #141 for
    antiquated

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9 A Hole in the Head (1959)

An impractical widower tries to hang onto his Miami hotel and his 12-year-old son.

Info

1959-09-15 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Frank Sinatra, Eddie Hodges

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    tetchy
  2. Ranked #59 for
    thudding sound
  3. Ranked #69 for
    shenanigans

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10 Pillow Talk (1959)

Playboy songwriter Brad Allen's succession of romances annoys his neighbor, interior designer Jan Morrow, who shares a telephone party line with him and hears all his breezy routines. After Jan unsuccessfully lodges a complaint against him, Brad sets about to seduce her in the guise of a sincere and upstanding Texas rancher. When mutual friend Jonathan discovers that his best friend is moving in on the girl he desires, however, sparks fly.

Info

1959-10-07 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Doris Day, Rock Hudson

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #35 for
    cross-cut editing
  2. Ranked #76 for
    flirtatious
  3. Ranked #107 for
    sassy

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