Top 1957 IMDb Rated Movies

List of highest IMDb ranked movies released in 1957 as rated by IMDb users. How many if these have you watched? 123Movies.to: Watch All Movies & TV-Series on ONE place | Da official 123Movies.to

[#1] 12 Angry Men (1957)

The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 97 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 9.0 (693,001 votes)

[#2] Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Genre: Drama, War

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 88 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.4 (178,134 votes)

[#3] Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 116 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.4 (109,945 votes)

[#4] The Seventh Seal (1957)

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Country: Sweden

Duration: 96 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.2 (166,789 votes)

[#5] Wild Strawberries (1957)

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along the way, they encounter a series of hitchhikers, each of whom causes the elderly doctor to muse upon the pleasures and failures of his own life. These include the vivacious young Sara, a dead ringer for the doctor's own first love.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: Sweden

Duration: 91 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.2 (96,826 votes)

[#6] The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.

Genre: Drama, History, War

Director:

Country: UK, US

Duration: 161 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.1 (201,680 votes)

[#7] Throne of Blood (1957)

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

Genre: Drama, History

Director:

Country: Japan

Duration: 108 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.1 (46,984 votes)

[#8] Nights of Cabiria (1957)

Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her struggles are over and she has found happiness and contentment, things may not be what they seem.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: France, Italy

Duration: 110 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.1 (43,242 votes)

[#9] Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disapproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.

Genre: Drama

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 97 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 8.0 (28,476 votes)

[#10] An Affair to Remember (1957)

Nickie Ferrante's return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her way home to her longtime boyfriend. She sees him as just another playboy and he sees her as stand-offish but over several days they soon find they've fallen in love. Nickie has never really worked in his life so they agree that they will meet again in six months time atop the Empire State building. This will give the...

Genre: Drama, Romance

Director:

Country: US

Duration: 111 min

Release: 1957

IMDb: 7.5 (27,536 votes)