Movie Releases by Score

Rear Window 1.

Rear Window

September 1, 1954 | TV-G
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Metascore:
100
User Score:
8.8
On the Waterfront 2.

On the Waterfront

July 28, 1954 | Approved
Marlon Brando gives one of the screen's most electrifying performances as Best Actor in this 1954 Academy Award winning Best Film as Ex-fighter Terry Malloy, who could have been a contender but now toils for boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb) on the gang-ridden waterfront. [Sony]
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.8
A Star Is Born 3.

A Star Is Born

October 16, 1954 | Passed
A film star helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.4
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 4.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

August 6, 1954 | Passed
In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.6
Dial M for Murder 5.

Dial M for Murder

May 28, 1954 | PG
When American writer Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings) visits the very married Margot Wendice (Grace Kelly) in London, he unknowingly sets off a chain of blackmail and murder. After sensing Margot's affections for Halliday, her husband, Tony Wendice (Ray Milland), fears divorce and disinheritance, and plots her death. Knowing former school chum Captain Lesgate is involved in illegal activities, Tony blackmails him into conspiring to kill Margot. When she kills Lesgate in self-defense, Tony implicates her as being guilty of premeditated murder. Halliday must out-stratagize Tony to save Margot's live. [Warner Bros.]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.4
Salt of the Earth 6.

Salt of the Earth

March 14, 1954 | Not Rated
Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Creature from the Black Lagoon 7.

Creature from the Black Lagoon

March 5, 1954 | TV-G
A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Carmen Jones 8.

Carmen Jones

October 28, 1954 | Approved
Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
The Caine Mutiny 9.

The Caine Mutiny

June 24, 1954 | TV-PG
When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.0
White Christmas 10.

White Christmas

October 14, 1954 | Approved
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.5

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.