1956 Top Ten List

  • The Court Jester (Norman Panama & Melvin Frank)
  • Seven Men From Now (Budd Boetticher)
  • The Killing (Stanley Kubrick)
  • The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (Nunnally Johnson)
  • Written on the Wind (Douglas Sirk)
  • Bigger Than Life (Nicholas Ray)
  • The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel)
  • A Man Escaped (Robert Bresson)
  • The Searchers (John Ford)
  • Additional 1956 Films By Rating

  • The Mountain (Edward Dymytrk)
  • The Girl Can't Help It (Frank Tashlin)
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • Street of Shame (Kenji Mizoguchi)
  • Full of Life (Richard Quine)
  • Early Spring (Yasujiro Ozu)
  • Forbidden Planet (Fred McLeod Wilcox)
  • Jubal (Delmer Daves)
  • Flowing (Mikio Naruse)
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (Hiroshi Inagaki)
  • Lust for Life (Vincente Minnelli)