Tag Archives: 1950s

The Banker (2020)
7.6

The Banker (2020)

In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
The Irishman (2019)
7.7

The Irishman (2019)

Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once ...
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
6.8

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

New York City, 1957. Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, tries to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend, ...
The White Crow (2019)
6.5

The White Crow (2019)

The story of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev ...
Stan & Ollie (2018)
7

Stan & Ollie (2018)

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the ...
No Surrender (2018)
6.2

No Surrender (2018)

During the 1940s, a girl was raped by a group of English soldiers, and three young Egyptians retaliate. The British soldier is being held at the ...
St. Agatha (2018)
5

St. Agatha (2018)

St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in ...
Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
6.2

Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier ...
Phantom Thread (2017)
7.3

Phantom Thread (2017)

Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse ...
The Death of Stalin (2017)
7

The Death of Stalin (2017)

When tyrannical dictator Josef Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet ...
Savage Dog (2017)
5.2

Savage Dog (2017)

A story set in Indochina in 1959, a lawless land controlled by the criminal class: Vietnamese warlords and European war-criminals. Den-Dhin-Chan ...
Voice from the Stone (2017)
5.7

Voice from the Stone (2017)

Verena is a nurse who arrives at an old mansion in Italy to help a young boy who has fallen silent since the sudden passing of his mother.
Fences (2016)
6.8

Fences (2016)

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries ...
The Founder (2016)
7.1

The Founder (2016)

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern ...
Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
7.5

Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)

Spain, 2003. An accidental discovery leads Clarence to travel from the snowy mountains of Huesca to Equatorial Guinea, to visit the land where ...
Child 44 (2015)
6.2

Child 44 (2015)

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to ...
Queen & Country (2014)
6.1

Queen & Country (2014)

An Englishman who grew up in London during World War II joins the military to fight in the Korean War.
The Tree of Life (2011)
6.7

The Tree of Life (2011)

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of ...
Howl (2010)
6.7

Howl (2010)

It’s San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven ...
Shutter Island (2010)
8.2

Shutter Island (2010)

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but ...
Capote (2005)
7

Capote (2005)

A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, ‘In Cold Blood’.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
7.1

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
This Boy’s Life (1993)
7.1

This Boy’s Life (1993)

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite ...
Under Suspicion (1991)
5.7

Under Suspicion (1991)

In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was ...
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
7.3

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship ...