Best Movies Taking Place In 1950s On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu & DVD

A list of the best Best Movies Taking Place In 1950s To Watch On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu & DVD . These Movies Set In 1950s are sorted by IMDb Rating from high to low.



  1. The Godfather | Mar 14th, 1972
  2. 9.2/10 | By Francis Ford Coppola
    The United States | Crime & Drama
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  3. Life | Jul 24th, 2015
  4. 8.6/10 | By Anton Corbijn, Roberto Benigni & Terrence Malick
    United Kingdom | Drama
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  5. Cinema Paradiso | Nov 17th, 1988
  6. 8.5/10 | By Giuseppe Tornatore
    France & Italy | Drama & Romance
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  7. Sunset Boulevard | Aug 10th, 1950
  8. 8.5/10 | By Billy Wilder
    The United States | Drama
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  9. To Live | Jun 30th, 1994
  10. 8.3/10 | By Yimou Zhang
    China & Hong Kong | Drama, Romance & War
    Starz


  11. Temple Grandin | Feb 6th, 2010
  12. 8.3/10 | By Mick Jackson
    The United States | Drama
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  13. A Beautiful Mind | Dec 11th, 2001
  14. 8.2/10 | By Ron Howard
    The United States | Biographical, Drama & Romance
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  15. Cool Hand Luke | Jun 22nd, 1967
  16. 8.2/10 | By Stuart Rosenberg
    The United States | Crime & Drama
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  17. Tito and Me | Jan 1st, 1992
  18. 8.1/10 | By Goran Markovic
    Serbia | Comedy
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  19. Big Fish | Dec 25th, 2003
  20. 8.0/10 | By Tim Burton
    The United States | Adventure, Drama & Fantasy
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  21. Ed Wood | Sep 27th, 1994
  22. 7.9/10 | By Tim Burton
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & History
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  23. Walk the Line | Sep 13th, 2005
  24. 7.9/10 | By James Mangold
    Germany & The United States | Drama, Music & Romance
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  25. Kiki’s Delivery Service | Jul 29th, 1989
  26. 7.9/10 | By Hayao Miyazaki
    Japan | Adventure, Animation & Drama
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  27. Welcome to Dongmakgol | Aug 4th, 2005
  28. 7.8/10 | By Kwang-Hyun Park & Park Kwang hyun
    South Korea | Comedy, Drama & War
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  29. Phantom Thread | Dec 25th, 2017
  30. 7.7/10 | By Paul Thomas Anderson
    The United States & United Kingdom | Costume Drama, Drama, Historical & Romance
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  31. Ray | Oct 29th, 2004
  32. 7.7/10 | By Taylor Hackford
    The United States | Biographical, Drama, Music & Musical
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  33. The Postman | Sep 22nd, 1994
  34. 7.7/10 | By Kevin Costner, Massimo Troisi & Michael Radford
    Belgium & France | Comedy, Drama & Romance
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  35. Maudie | Apr 14th, 2017
  36. 7.7/10 | By Aisling Walsh
    Ireland | Drama, History & Romance
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  37. Chaplin | Dec 18th, 1992
  38. 7.6/10 | By Richard Attenborough
    France & Italy | Drama
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  39. Philomena | Nov 1st, 2013
  40. 7.6/10 | By Stephen Frears
    United Kingdom | Comedy & Drama
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  41. Lolita | Jun 13th, 1962
  42. 7.6/10 | By Stanley Kubrick
    The United States & United Kingdom | Drama & Romance
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  43. Sole Survivor | Jan 9th, 1970
  44. 7.6/10 | By Paul Stanley & Paul Stanley (director)
    The United States | Drama, Fantasy & TV Movie
    Starz


  45. Quiz Show | Aug 25th, 1994
  46. 7.5/10 | By Robert Redford
    The United States | Drama & History
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  47. Gods and Monsters | Jan 21st, 1998
  48. 7.5/10 | By Bill Condon
    The United States & United Kingdom | Drama
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  49. The Falls | Jan 1st, 1980
  50. 7.5/10 | By Julian Schnabel & Peter Greenaway
    United Kingdom | Drama & Science Fiction
    Fandor


  51. Shadowlands | Dec 25th, 1993
  52. 7.4/10 | By Richard Attenborough
    United Kingdom | Drama & Romance
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  53. Capote | Sep 30th, 2005
  54. 7.4/10 | By Bennett Miller
    Canada & The United States | Crime & Drama
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  55. Grease Live | Jan 31st, 2016
  56. 7.4/10 | By Alex Rudzinski & Thomas Kail
    United States of America | Music & TV Movie
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  57. Driving Miss Daisy | Dec 13th, 1989
  58. 7.4/10 | By Bruce Beresford
    The United States | Comedy & Drama
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  59. Man on the Moon | Dec 22nd, 1999
  60. 7.4/10 | By Milos Forman
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & History
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  61. The Go-Between | Sep 24th, 1971
  62. 7.4/10 | By Joseph Losey
    United Kingdom | Drama & Romance
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  63. Revolutionary Road | Dec 19th, 2008
  64. 7.3/10 | By Sam Mendes
    The United States & United Kingdom | Drama & Romance
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  65. Big Night | Sep 20th, 1996
  66. 7.3/10 | By Campbell Scott & Stanley Tucci
    The United States | Drama
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  67. Love, Marilyn | Sep 12th, 2012
  68. 7.3/10 | By Liz Garbus
    France & The United States | Documentary
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  69. The Road | Nov 25th, 2009
  70. 7.3/10 | By John Hillcoat
    The United States | Adventure & Drama
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  71. Labyrinth of Lies | Sep 6th, 2014
  72. 7.3/10 | By Giulio Ricciarelli
    Germany | Drama & History
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  73. The Founder | Sep 13th, 2016
  74. 7.2/10 | By John Lee Hancock
    The United States | Biographical, Drama, Historical & History
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  75. Grease | Jul 7th, 1978
  76. 7.2/10 | By Randal Kleiser
    The United States | Comedy, Musical & Romance
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  77. Old Women | Sep 16th, 2003
  78. 7.2/10 | By Gennadi Sidorov & George Kaczender
    Russia | Drama
    Starz


  79. Nowhere Boy | Dec 25th, 2009
  80. 7.2/10 | By Sam Taylor-Johnson
    Canada & United Kingdom | Drama
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  81. Che: Part One | Sep 5th, 2008
  82. 7.2/10 | By Steven Soderbergh
    France & Spain | Drama, History & War
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  83. Germany Pale Mother | Sep 26th, 1980
  84. 7.2/10 | By Helma Sanders-Brahms
    Germany | Drama
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  85. Fences | Dec 16th, 2016
  86. 7.2/10 | By Denzel Washington
    The United States | Drama
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  87. The Woman Chaser | Oct 8th, 1999
  88. 7.2/10 | By Robinson Devor
    The United States | Drama
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  89. The War of the Worlds | Aug 13th, 1953
  90. 7.1/10 | By Byron Haskin
    The United States | Science Fiction & Thriller
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  91. Flags of Our Fathers | Oct 18th, 2006
  92. 7.1/10 | By Clint Eastwood
    The United States | Drama, History & War
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  93. The Master | Sep 7th, 2012
  94. 7.1/10 | By Paul Thomas Anderson & Peter Weir
    The United States | Drama
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  95. Times Have Been Better | Oct 24th, 2006
  96. 7.0/10 | By Régis Musset
    France | Comedy
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  97. Pawn Sacrifice | Sep 16th, 2015
  98. 7.0/10 | By Edward Zwick
    The United States | Drama & Thriller
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  99. Scrooged | Nov 22nd, 1988
  100. 7.0/10 | By Richard Donner
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & Fantasy
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  101. Chicken Run | Jun 21st, 2000
  102. 7.0/10 | By Nick Park & Peter Lord
    United Kingdom | Animation, Comedy & Family
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  103. Che: Part Two | Jan 24th, 2009
  104. 6.9/10 | By Steven Soderbergh
    France & Spain | Drama, History & War
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  105. School Ties | Sep 18th, 1992
  106. 6.9/10 | By Robert Mandel
    The United States | Drama
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  107. Blush | Sep 8th, 1995
  108. 6.9/10 | By Li Shaohong & Shaohong Li
    China & Hong Kong | Drama
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  109. Heart and Souls | Aug 13th, 1993
  110. 6.9/10 | By Ron Underwood
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & Fantasy
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  111. Boys | Jan 8th, 2014
  112. 6.8/10 | By Clint Eastwood & Mischa Kamp
    The Netherlands | Drama
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  113. The Tree of Life | May 18th, 2011
  114. 6.8/10 | By Terrence Malick
    The United States | Drama & Fantasy
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  115. Howl | Aug 26th, 2010
  116. 6.8/10 | By Jeffrey Friedman, Rob Epstein & Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
    The United States | Drama
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  117. Fido | Sep 7th, 2006
  118. 6.7/10 | By Andrew Currie
    Canada | Comedy, Drama & Romance
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  119. James and the Giant Peach | Apr 12th, 1996
  120. 6.7/10 | By Henry Selick
    The United States & United Kingdom | Adventure, Animation, Family & Music
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  121. Daniel | Aug 26th, 1983
  122. 6.7/10 | By Sidney Lumet
    The United States & United Kingdom | Drama
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  123. The Polar Express | Nov 10th, 2004
  124. 6.6/10 | By Robert Zemeckis
    The United States | Adventure, Animation & Family
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  125. Plenty | Sep 20th, 1985
  126. 6.5/10 | By Fred Schepisi & Wim Wenders
    The United States & United Kingdom | Drama & Romance
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  127. Hail, Caesar! | Feb 5th, 2016
  128. 6.3/10 | By Ethan Coen, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen & Joel Coen
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & Mystery
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  129. How Is Your Fish Today? | Jul 26th, 2006
  130. 6.3/10 | By Xiaolu Guo
    China & United Kingdom | Drama
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  131. Wonder Wheel | Dec 1st, 2017
  132. 6.2/10 | By Woody Allen
    The United States | Drama
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  133. I.Q. | Dec 24th, 1994
  134. 6.2/10 | By Fred Schepisi
    The United States | Comedy, Drama & Romance
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  135. Mulholland Falls | Apr 26th, 1996
  136. 6.2/10 | By Lee Tamahori
    The United States | Drama, Mystery & Thriller
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  137. Asylum | Sep 9th, 2005
  138. 6.1/10 | By David Mackenzie
    Ireland & United Kingdom | Drama, Romance & Thriller
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  139. Planet 51 | Nov 19th, 2009
  140. 6.1/10 | By Javier Abad(co-director), Jorge Blanco & Marcos Martínez(co-director)
    Spain & United Kingdom | Comedy, Family & Science Fiction
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  141. Havana | Dec 11th, 1990
  142. 6.1/10 | By Sydney Pollack
    The United States | Drama & Romance
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  143. Flowers in the Attic | Jan 18th, 2014
  144. 6.1/10 | By Deborah Chow
    Canada & The United States | Drama, Mystery & Thriller
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  145. A Tale of Three Cities | Aug 28th, 2015
  146. 6.0/10 | By Mabel Cheung
    China & Hong Kong | Drama, History & Romance
    Starz


  147. The Lords of Flatbush | May 1st, 1974
  148. 5.9/10 | By Martin Davidson & Stephen Verona
    The United States | Drama
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  149. A Rage in Harlem | May 3rd, 1991
  150. 5.9/10 | By Bill Duke
    The United States & United Kingdom | Comedy & Crime
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  151. Good Night | Mar 8th, 2013
  152. 5.9/10 | By Eric Styles & Sean H.A. Gallagher
    Comedy & Drama
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  153. The Borrowers | Dec 5th, 1997
  154. 5.8/10 | By Peter Hewitt
    The United States & United Kingdom | Action, Adventure & Fantasy
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  155. Astragal | Apr 8th, 2015
  156. 5.8/10 | By Brigitte Sy
    France | Drama & Romance
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  157. Going All the Way | Jan 19th, 1997
  158. 5.7/10 | By Mark Pellington
    The United States | Drama
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  159. Fall Time | May 13th, 1995
  160. 5.5/10 | By Paul Warner
    The United States | Action, Adventure & Crime
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  161. The Nun | Sep 5th, 2018
  162. 5.5/10 | By Corin Hardy
    United States of America | Horror, Mystery & Thriller
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  163. Forced to Kill | May 18th, 1994
  164. 5.4/10 | By Russell Solberg
    Action & Thriller
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  165. Monella | Jan 21st, 1998
  166. 5.3/10 | By Tinto Brass
    Italy | Comedy & Romance
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  167. We Were One Man | Nov 28th, 1979
  168. 5.2/10 | By Philippe Vallois & Sydney Pollack
    France | Drama & War
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  169. Boys | May 10th, 1996
  170. 4.8/10 | By Clint Eastwood & Stacy Cochran
    The United States | Drama, Mystery & Romance
    Starz


  171. The Nun | Nov 3rd, 2005
  172. 4.0/10 | By Corin Hardy & Luis de la Madrid
    Spain & United Kingdom | Drama, Horror, Mystery & Thriller
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  173. Motherless Brooklyn | Nov 1st, 2019
  174. N/A/10 | By Edward Norton

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  175. Sunrise/Sunset | Jun 18th, 2019
  176. N/A/10 | By Michael Toubassi

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  177. Sunset | May 20th, 2018
  178. N/A/10 | By László Nemes
    France | Drama & Thriller
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  179. Donovan Reid | Feb 2nd, 2019
  180. N/A/10 | By Austin Smagalski
    United States of America | Drama, Mystery & Thriller
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  181. A Polar Year | May 24th, 2018
  182. N/A/10
    France | Documentary
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  183. Calendar | May 12th, 2018
  184. N/A/10
    Russia | Drama
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