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A list of American films released in 1955.
The United Artists film Marty won the Academy Award for Best Picture for 1955.



Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops Charles Lamont Abbott and Costello Comedy
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Charles Lamont Abbott and Costello Horror comedy Bud & Lou's last Universal film
Above Us the Waves Ralph Thomas John Mills, John Gregson Drama
The Adventures of Captain Africa Spencer Gordon Bennet John Hart, Rick Vallin Serial
The Adventures of Quentin Durward Richard Thorpe Robert Taylor Historical
Age 13 Sid Davis Educational
All That Heaven Allows Douglas Sirk Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson Romance
Around the World with Orson Welles Orson Welles Orson Welles Documentary
Artists and Models Frank Tashlin Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine, Dorothy Malone Comedy Martin and Lewis's 14th film
Bad Day at Black Rock John Sturges Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Lee Marvin, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine, Dean Jagger, John Ericson, Anne Francis Western, Drama Based on the story Bad Day at Hondo
Battle Cry Raoul Walsh Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis War Based on the novel
The Battle of Gettysburg Herman Hoffman Documentary
Beanstalk Bunny Chuck Jones Looney Tunes Animation
The Big Combo Joseph H. Lewis Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte Drama
The Big Knife Robert Aldrich Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters, Jean Hagen Drama Story by Clifford Odets
Blackboard Jungle Richard Brooks Glenn Ford, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Richard Kiley, Louis Calhern Drama
Blood Alley William A. Wellman John Wayne, Lauren Bacall Drama
Bride of the Monster Ed Wood Bela Lugosi Sci-Fi
Bring Your Smile Along Blake Edwards Frankie Laine Comedy


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Carrington V.C. Anthony Asquith David Niven, Margaret Leighton Drama
Cast a Dark Shadow Lewis Gilbert Dirk Bogarde Suspense
The Cobweb Vincente Minnelli Richard Widmark, Gloria Grahame, Lauren Bacall, Lillian Gish, John Kerr Drama
The Cockleshell Heroes Jose Ferrer Trevor Howard, Anthony Newley War
The Colditz Story Guy Hamilton John Mills War
Conquest of Space Byron Haskin Walter Brooke
Count Three and Pray George Sherman Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward Western
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Otto Preminger Gary Cooper, Rod Steiger, Charles Bickford, Elizabeth Montgomery Drama, Biopic Warner Bros.
Crashout Lewis R. Foster William Bendix, Arthur Kennedy Drama
Daddy Long Legs Jean Negulesco Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron Musical
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Norman Foster Fess Parker Adventure TV
Day the World Ended Roger Corman Richard Denning Science Fiction
The Deep Blue Sea Anatole Litvak Vivien Leigh Drama
Dementia John Parker  Adrienne Barrett Horror
The Desperate Hours William Wyler Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March Suspense


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
East of Eden Elia Kazan James Dean, Julie Harris Drama Based on the John Steinbeck novel
The End of the Affair Edward Dmytryk Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson Drama Based on the Graham Greene novel
The Far Country Anthony Mann James Stewart, Walter Brennan Western
Female Jungle Bruno VeSota Lawrence Tierney, Jayne Mansfield Drama
Female on the Beach Joseph Pevney Joan Crawford, Jeff Chandler Drama
Francis in the Navy Arthur Lubin Donald O'Connor, Martha Hyer Comedy
French Cancan Jean Renoir Jean Gabin Musical
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes Richard Sale Jane Russell, Jeanne Crain Musical
The Glass Slipper Charles Walters Leslie Caron Musical
Good Morning Miss Dove Henry Koster Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack Drama
Guys and Dolls Joseph L. Mankiewicz Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra Musical Based on the Broadway show.
Hare Brush Friz Freleng Looney Tunes Animation
Hell's Island Phil Karlson John Payne, Mary Murphy Drama
Hit the Deck Roy Rowland Ann Miller, Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds Musical Based on the 1927 show.
Hold Back Tomorrow Hugo Haas John Agar, Cleo Moore Drama
House of Bamboo Samuel Fuller Robert Ryan, Robert Stack Drama
Hyde and Hare Friz Freleng Looney Tunes Animation


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
I Died a Thousand Times Stuart Heisler Jack Palance, Shelley Winters Drama Remake of High Sierra
I'll Cry Tomorrow Daniel Mann Susan Hayward, Richard Conte Drama
Illegal Lewis Allen Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield Film noir
Interrupted Melody Curtis Bernhardt Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker Drama
It Came from Beneath the Sea Robert Gordon  Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue Science Fiction
It's Always Fair Weather Gene Kelly Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Dan Dailey Musical
Killer's Kiss Stanley Kubrick Jamie Smith, Frank Silvera Drama
King of the Carnival Franklin Adreon Harry Lauter Western
Kiss Me Deadly Robert Aldrich Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Cloris Leachman Film noir Based on novel by Mickey Spillane
Lady and the Tramp Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy Animation
The Ladykillers Alexander Mackendrick Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers Comedy
Land of the Pharaohs Howard Hawks Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins Drama
The Last Command Frank Lloyd Sterling Hayden, Ernest Borgnine War
The Left Hand of God Edward Dmytryk Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney Drama
The Long Gray Line John Ford Tyrone Power, Ward Bond Drama
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing Henry King Jennifer Jones, William Holden Drama
Love Me or Leave Me Charles Vidor Doris Day, James Cagney Drama 8 Oscar nominations


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Man from Laramie Anthony Mann James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy Western
The Man with the Golden Arm Otto Preminger Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak Drama
Marty Delbert Mann Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair Drama Academy Award: Best Picture, Best Actor
Miracle on 34th Street George Seaton Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood Family
Mister Roberts John Ford Henry Fonda, James Cagney, Jack Lemmon, William Powell, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond War Academy Award: Best Supporting Actor
Moby Dick Rehearsed Orson Welles Patrick McGoohan, Christopher Lee Drama
Moonfleet Fritz Lang George Sanders, Stewart Granger Drama
Mr. Arkadin Orson Welles Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff Drama
My Sister Eileen Richard Quine Betty Garrett, Janet Leigh Musical Remake of the 1942 film
The Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters Suspense
Not as a Stranger Stanley Kramer Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra Drama
Oh... Rosalinda!! Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer Drama
Oklahoma! Fred Zinnemann Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger, Gloria Grahame, Eddie Albert, Gene Nelson Musical Based on the 1943 stage show by Rodgers and Hammerstein
One Froggy Evening Animation
Panther Girl of the Kongo Franklin Adreon Phyllis Coates Adventure
Pete Kelly's Blues Jack Webb Jack Webb, Janet Leigh Drama
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues Dan Milner Kent Taylor Science Fiction
The Phenix City Story Phil Karlson John McIntire, Richard Kiley Drama
Picnic Joshua Logan William Holden, Kim Novak, Rosalind Russell, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson Drama
The Pied Piper of Cleveland Arthur Cohen Musical
Prince of Players Philip Dunne Richard Burton, John Derek Drama
The Private War of Major Benson Jerry Hopper Charlton Heston, Julie Adams Comedy
The Prodigal Richard Thorpe Lana Turner, Louis Calhern Drama
Queen Bee Ranald MacDougall Joan Crawford, Fay Wray Drama
Rabbit Rampage Chuck Jones Looney Tunes Animation
Rage at Dawn Tim Whelan Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker Western
Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray James Dean, Natalie Wood Drama Warner Bros.
Revenge of the Creature Jack Arnold John Agar Science Fiction Clint Eastwood's first film (uncredited)
Richard III Laurence Olivier Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke Drama
Roman-Legion Hare Friz Freleng Looney Tunes Animation
The Rose Tattoo Daniel Mann Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster Drama


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Sahara Hare Animated short
Santa Fe Passage William Witney John Payne, Faith Domergue Western
The Sea Chase John Farrow Lana Turner, John Wayne Adventure
The Seven Little Foys Melville Shavelson Bob Hope, James Cagney Comedy
The Seven Year Itch Billy Wilder Tom Ewell, Marilyn Monroe Comedy Based on the 1952 play.
Soldier of Fortune Edward Dmytryk Clark Gable, Susan Hayward Drama
Son of Sinbad Ted Tetzlaff Dale Robertson, Vincent Price Adventure
Southbound Duckling Hanna Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation
The Spoilers Jesse Hibbs Anne Baxter, Jeff Chandler Adventure
The Shrike Jose Ferrer Jose Ferrer, June Allyson Drama
Strategic Air Command Anthony Mann James Stewart, June Allyson Drama
Summertime David Lean Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi Drama
Swamp Women Roger Corman Marie Windsor Science Fiction
The Tall Men Raoul Walsh Clark Gable, Jane Russell Western
Tarantula Jack Arnold Leo G. Carroll, John Agar Science Fiction
The Tender Trap Charles Walters Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, Celeste Holm Comedy Based on the 1954 play
Tennessee's Partner Allan Dwan Ronald Reagan, John Payne Western
Texas Lady Tim Whelan Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan Western
That Lady Terence Young Olivia de Havilland, Paul Scofield Drama
That's My Mommy Hanna Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation
This Island Earth Joseph M. Newman Rex Reason, Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue Science Fiction
To Catch a Thief Alfred Hitchcock Cary Grant, Grace Kelly Suspense
To Hell and Back Jesse Hibbs Audie Murphy Biographical
Tom and Chérie Hanna Barbera Tom and Jerry Animation
Trial Mark Robson Glenn Ford, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy Drama
The Trouble with Harry Alfred Hitchcock Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Jerry Mathers Comedy
Unchained Hall Bartlett Barbara Hale, Elroy Hirsch Drama
Untamed Henry King Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward Adventure
The Violent Men Rudolph Mate Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson Western
The Virgin Queen Henry Koster Bette Davis Drama
We're No Angels Michael Curtiz Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray Comedy
A Word to the Wives Norman Lloyd Darren McGavin Comedy
Yellowneck R. John Hugh Lin McCarthy Drama
You're Never Too Young Norman Taurog Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis Comedy

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