1953 Top Ten List

  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (Roy Rowland)
  • The Naked Spur (Anthony Mann)
  • The Wages of Fear (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
  • The Big Heat (Fritz Lang)
  • Pickup on South Street (Samuel Fuller)
  • Little Fugitive (Ray Ashley & Morris Engel & Ruth Orkin)
  • Stalag 17 (Billy Wilder)
  • Roman Holiday (William Wyler)
  • Sawdust and Tinsel (Ingmar Bergman)
  • The Earrings of Madame de... (Max Ophuls)
  • Additional 1953 Films By Rating

  • I Vitelloni (Federico Fellini)
  • Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu)
  • The Moon Is Blue (Otto Preminger)
  • Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (Jacques Tati)
  • Ugetsu (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  • Blowing Wild (Hugo Fregonese)
  • Genevieve (Henry Cornelius)
  • Peter Pan (Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi & Wilfred Jackson)
  • Summer With Monika (Ingmar Bergman)
  • From Here to Eternity (Fred Zinnemann)
  • The Hitch-Hiker (Ida Lupino)
  • Gate of Hell (Teinosuke Kinugasa)
  • Bienvenido Mister Marshall (Luis G. Berlanga)
  • Man in the Dark (Lew Landers)
  • The Glenn Miller Story (Anthony Mann)
  • The Stranger Wore a Gun (Andre De Toth)
  • The Robe (Henry Koster)
  • The War of the Worlds (Byron Haskin)