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favorite movie of 1956

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i'll be going with Sword and the Dragon
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

This is a tough one. I'll go with The King And Four Queens.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

A lot of good movies released in 1956.

The Killing.
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^yeah this was a good year, i try to do years that arent talked about a lot (for example 39, 74, 94 would be boring) or not do a year where most would pick the same movie.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

Godzilla: King of the Monsters - the film that started my love affair with the Big G.

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Re: favorite movie of 1956

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

(Although there are a lot of close runners-up)
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

The Harder They Fall
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
Gojira - the film that started my love affair with the Big G.
Actually, Gojira was released in 1954.

It was Godzilla, the dubbed, Americanized version re-edited with footage of Raymond Burr that was released in 1956.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

'Bob le Flambeur'.

Good year though, a number of films came to mind.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

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Actually, Gojira was released in 1954.

It was Godzilla, the dubbed, Americanized version re-edited with footage of Raymond Burr that was released in 1956.
Brain wasn't thinking when I saw it listed, but you're def right. It was the U.S. version that got me going on that kick.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
This was my second pick, along with Creature Walks Among Us
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

A toss-up between The Bad Seed and Written on the Wind.
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I'm going to go for Giant. It's a little bit cheesy and melodramatic, but I love it any way.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

This one is so easy for me, I don't even have to think about it (mostly because it was the year I was born, so deciding on my favorite film for that year is something that happened a long time ago ).

Forbidden Planet, hands down.
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Forbidden Planet was probably the very first sci-fi movie I ever saw and thus, kick-started my love for that movie genre.
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A Man Escaped or: The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

Good year. I'll call The Searchers since it's so iconic (and just AWESOME in HD), but Body Snatchers is a really close second.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

The Searchers easily. But I'll put down The Girl Can't Help It for best comedy.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

i guess THE KILLING...but that was a tough choice.
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You'd have to see Back From Eternity with the great Rod Steiger. You want to talk about inspirational pictures....about personal sacrifice, integrity, and redemption. The film left me with a lump in my throat.

When, I say WHEN, will this great picture be available on DVD?? Geesh!
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My personal favorite movie from 1956 is the bad girl classic OVER-EXPOSED starring Cleo Moore which was released on DVD by Sony earlier this year.

Runnerups would be three other blonde bombshell vehicles: BUS STOP starring Marilyn Monroe, THE GIRL CAN'T HELP IT with Jayne Mansfield, and BABY DOLL with Carroll Baker.
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

The Killing
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Re: favorite movie of 1956

The Killing has gotta be my fav Kubrick, i'm a sucker for heist noirs.
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