Top 1951 IMDb Rated Movies

[#1] Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Bob Bumpas, Frances Dominguez, Frank Cady, Frank Jaquet,...

Country: US

Duration: 111 min

Release: 1951

Rated: Approved

IMDb: 8.1 (31,929 votes)

[#2] Scrooge (1951)

Ebenezer Scrooge malcontentedly shuffles through life as a cruel miserly businessman until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three spirits, sent show him how his unhappy childhood and maladaptive adult behavior over has let him a selfish, lonely, bitter old man.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Cast: Alastair Sim, Brian Worth, Carol Marsh, Francis de Wolff,...

Country: UK

Duration: 86 min

Release: 1951

Rated: TV-PG

IMDb: 8.1 (20,143 votes)

[#3] Strangers on a Train (1951)

A deranged socialite accosts a tennis star with his theory that if two strangers trade murders, they can disguise their motives and avoid suspicion.

Genre: Crime, Thriller

Director:

Cast: Brooks Benedict, Farley Granger, Harry Hines, Howard St. John,...

Country: US

Duration: 101 min

Release: 1951

Rated: PG

IMDb: 8.0 (123,407 votes)

[#4] A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Cast: Ann Dere, Dahn Ben Amotz, Edna Thomas, Karl Malden,...

Country: US

Duration: 125 min

Release: 1951

Rated: M/PG

IMDb: 8.0 (99,382 votes)

[#5] A Place in the Sun (1951)

An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Cast: Anne Revere, Elizabeth Taylor, Fred Clark, Frieda Inescort,...

Country: US

Duration: 122 min

Release: 1951

Rated: Passed

IMDb: 7.8 (20,377 votes)

[#6] The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.

Genre: Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Cast: Billy Gray, Edith Evanson, Elmer Davis, Frances Bavier,...

Country: US

Duration: 92 min

Release: 1951

Rated: G

IMDb: 7.7 (76,135 votes)

[#7] Alice in Wonderland (1951)

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!

Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

Director: , ,

Cast: Bill Thompson, Dink Trout, Doris Lloyd, Ed Wynn,...

Country: US

Duration: 75 min

Release: 1951

Rated: G

IMDb: 7.4 (128,269 votes)

[#8] An American in Paris (1951)

Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who's a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art.

Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Cast: Andrée Guy, Ann Codee, Anna Q. Nilsson, Dudley Field Malone,...

Country: US

Duration: 113 min

Release: 1951

Rated: Passed

IMDb: 7.2 (30,502 votes)

[#9] The Thing from Another World (1951)

Scientists and U.S. Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Genre: Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Cast: Dewey Martin, Douglas Spencer, Edmond Breon, Eduard Franz,...

Country: US

Duration: 87 min

Release: 1951

Rated: Approved

IMDb: 7.1 (27,086 votes)