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Some Like It Hot 1959
Some Like It Hot (1959)

When two Chicago musicians, Joe and Jerry, witness the the St. Valentine's Day massacre, they want to get out of town and get away from the gangster responsible, Spats Colombo. They're desperate to get a gig out of town but the only job they know of is in an all-girl band heading to Florida. They show up at the train station as Josephine and Daphne, the replacement saxophone and bass players. They certainly enjoy being around the girls, especially Sugar Kane Kowalczyk who sings and plays the ukulele. Joe in particular sets out to woo her while Jerry/Daphne is wooed by a millionaire, Osgood Fielding III. Mayhem ensues as the two men try to keep their true identities hidden and Spats Colombo and his crew show up for a meeting with several other crime lords.

Destiny of a Man 1959
Destiny of a Man (1959)

Based on a story by Mikhail Sholokhov. A man\'s spirit is tested by the horrors of war.

Anatomy of a Murder 1959
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler (James Stewart) takes the case of Army Lt. Manion (Ben Gazzara), who murdered a local innkeeper after his wife (Lee Remick) claimed that he raped her. Over the course of an extensive trial, Biegler parries with District Attorney Lodwick (Brooks West) and out-of-town prosecutor Claude Dancer (George C. Scott) to set his client free, but his case rests on the victim\'s mysterious business partner (Kathryn Grant), who\'s hiding a dark secret.

North by Northwest 1959
North by Northwest (1959)

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences.

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Hiroshima mon amour (1959)

A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Sleeping Beauty 1959
Sleeping Beauty (1959)

A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.

Ben-Hur 1959
Ben-Hur (1959)

Charlton Heston plays a Palestinian Jew who is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. Heston finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.

Compulsion 1959
Compulsion (1959)

How far an unusual feeling can take you.

Les quatre cents coups 1959
Les quatre cents coups (1959)

Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

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Ask Any Girl (1959)

Sales girl falls for the younger of a company run by two brothers. The elder falls for her but plans to help her get his brother because he doesn't know he's in love.

Plan 9 from Outer Space 1959
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb).

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Zezowate szczescie (1959)

The story is an odyssey of a little man through Poland of 1930 to 1950. It shows his attempts to cope with a changing world which seems to have no place for him. He has no consciousness of ... See full summary »

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Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)

Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both have sexual affairs with others and share their experiences with one another. But there ... See full summary »

Pillow Talk 1959
Pillow Talk (1959)

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.

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Les yeux sans visage (1959)

A brilliant surgeon, Dr. Génessier, helped by his assistant Louise, kidnaps nice young women. He removes their faces and tries to graft them onto the head on his beloved daughter Christiane... See full summary »

Night Train 1959
Night Train (1959)

A man, Jerzy, enters a train set for the Baltic coast. He seems to be on the run from something--and so does the strange woman with whom he must share a sleeping compartment.

The Hound of the Baskervilles 1959
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

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Behemoth the Sea Monster (1959)

Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.

House on Haunted Hill 1959
House on Haunted Hill (1959)

A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

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Hunde, wollt ihr ewig leben (1959)

In the winter of 1943, against the background of battle scenes, a young German Lieutenant who increasingly distrusts the inhuman Nazi ideology struggles with the concept of war.

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