1951 Top Ten List

  • Ace in the Hole (Billy Wilder)
  • The Steel Helmet (Samuel Fuller)
  • Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • The Prowler (Joseph Losey)
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (Elia Kazan)
  • The Lavender Hill Mob (Charles Crichton)
  • A Place in the Sun (George Stevens)
  • The African Queen (John Huston)
  • The Red Badge of Courage (John Huston)
  • Additional 1951 Films By Rating

  • On the Riviera (Walter Lang)
  • He Ran All the Way (John Berry)
  • Repast (Mikio Naruse)
  • M (Joseph Losey)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Clyde Geronimi & Hamilton Luske & Wilfred Jackson)
  • An American in Paris (Vincente Minnelli)
  • The Man in the White Suit (Alexander Mackendrick)
  • My Favorite Spy (Norman Z. McLeod)
  • Rawhide (Henry Hathaway)
  • I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (Gordon Douglas)
  • The Man From Planet X (Edgar G. Ulmer)
  • The River (Jean Renoir)