Movie Releases by User Score

The Searchers 1.

The Searchers

May 26, 1956 | Passed
An American Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches.
Metascore:
94
User Score:
7.3
Invasion of the Body Snatchers 2.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

February 5, 1956 | Approved
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.9
Ikiru 3.

Ikiru

March 25, 1956 | Not Rated
A bureaucrat tries to find meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.4
The Killing 4.

The Killing

June 6, 1956 | TV-PG
Crook Johnny Clay assembles a five man team to plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.4
The Ladykillers 5.

The Ladykillers

February 20, 1956 | Not Rated
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
Metascore:
91
User Score:
7.7
Richard III 6.

Richard III

March 11, 1956 | Not Rated
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed King and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
Written on the Wind 7.

Written on the Wind

December 25, 1956 | TV-PG
Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Giant 8.

Giant

November 24, 1956 | TV-G
The film version of Edna Ferber's big Texas novel, a sprawling epic of contemporary cattle barons and nouveau riche oil tycoons.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
6.9
Baby Doll 9.

Baby Doll

December 29, 1956 | Approved
A steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous nineteen-year-old virgin.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Forbidden Planet 10.

Forbidden Planet

March 28, 1956 | G
A starship crew in the 23rd century goes to investigate the silence of a distant planet's colony, only to find just two survivors, a powerful robot, and the deadly secret of a lost civilization.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
The Man Who Knew Too Much 11.

The Man Who Knew Too Much

June 1, 1956 | TV-G
An American physician and his wife take matters into their own hands after assassins planning to execute a foreign prime minister kidnap their son.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Around the World in 80 Days 12.

Around the World in 80 Days

October 17, 1956 | G
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
High Society 13.

High Society

July 17, 1956 | Approved
A spoiled heiress must choose among three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.8
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! 14.

Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

April 27, 1956 | TV-PG
A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.1
The Bad Seed 15.

The Bad Seed

September 12, 1956 | TV-PG
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
tbd

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.