1959

The Twilight Zone
8.3

The Twilight Zone

Oct. 02, 1959

The Twilight Zone

A series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and/or horror, often concluding with ...
Ben-Hur
8.1

Ben-Hur

Dec. 26, 1959

Ben-Hur

Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an ...
Solomon and Sheba
6.2

Solomon and Sheba

Dec. 25, 1959

Solomon and Sheba

Under the rule of King David, Israel is united and prosperous although surrounded by enemies including Egypt and its allies. The aging King David ...
Suddenly, Last Summer
7.6

Suddenly, Last Summer

Dec. 22, 1959

Suddenly, Last Summer

The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went ...
On the Beach
7.1

On the Beach

Dec. 16, 1959

On the Beach

In 1964, atomic war wipes out humanity in the northern hemisphere; one American submarine finds temporary safe haven in Australia, where ...
Pickpocket
7.7

Pickpocket

Dec. 16, 1959

Pickpocket

Michel takes up pickpocketing on a lark and is arrested soon after. His mother dies shortly after his release, and despite the objections of his ...
Never So Few
5.9

Never So Few

Dec. 07, 1959

Never So Few

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
Operation Petticoat
7.3

Operation Petticoat

Dec. 05, 1959

Operation Petticoat

A World War II submarine commander finds himself stuck with a damaged sub, a con-man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
Ballad of a Soldier
8.2

Ballad of a Soldier

Dec. 01, 1959

Ballad of a Soldier

During World War II, earnest young Russian soldier Alyosha Skvortsov is rewarded with a short leave of absence for performing a heroic deed on ...
The Angry Red Planet
5.3

The Angry Red Planet

Nov. 23, 1959

The Angry Red Planet

The first manned flight to Mars returns after having been out of communications since it had arrived on Mars. What would it reveal?
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
8.5

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

Kaji is sent to the Japanese army labeled Red and is mistreated by the vets. Along his assignment, Kaji witnesses cruelties in the army and ...
Floating Weeds
8

Floating Weeds

Nov. 17, 1959

Floating Weeds

A troupe of travelling players arrive at a small seaport in the south of Japan. Komajuro Arashi, the aging master of the troupe, goes to visit ...
The Big Night
7

The Big Night

Nov. 12, 1959

The Big Night

The exploits of three young Roman criminals are chronicled in this socially conscious drama. The young men commit petty crimes all day begin with ...
Shadows
7.3

Shadows

Nov. 11, 1959

Shadows

John Cassavetes’s directorial debut revolves around a romance in New York City between Lelia, a light- skinned black woman, and Tony, a white ...
Fires on the Plain
8

Fires on the Plain

Nov. 03, 1959

Fires on the Plain

In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.
Battle of the Coral Sea
5.6

Battle of the Coral Sea

A US submarine and its crew are captured by the Japanese on the eve of a major WWII battle.
The Bridge
8

The Bridge

Oct. 21, 1959

The Bridge

A group of German boys are ordered to protect a small bridge in their home village during the waning months of the second world war. Truckloads ...
The Wonderful Country
6.2

The Wonderful Country

Oct. 21, 1959

The Wonderful Country

Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father’s murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal ...
A Bucket of Blood
6.7

A Bucket of Blood

Oct. 21, 1959

A Bucket of Blood

Nerdy Walter Paisley (Dick Miller), a maladroit busboy at a beatnik café who doesn’t fit in with the cool scene around him, attempts to woo ...
General Della Rovere
7.8

General Della Rovere

Oct. 07, 1959

General Della Rovere

The Gestapo forces con man Victorio Bardone (Vittorio De Sica) to impersonate a dead partisan general in order to extract information from his ...
Pillow Talk
7.4

Pillow Talk

Oct. 07, 1959

Pillow Talk

A man and woman share a telephone line and despise each other, but then he has fun by romancing her with his voice disguised.
Imitation of Life
7.9

Imitation of Life

Oct. 02, 1959

Imitation of Life

Lora Meredith, a white widow who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black single mother. Annie becomes the ...
The Chaplin Revue
7.7

The Chaplin Revue

Sep. 01, 1959

The Chaplin Revue

Three Chaplin silent comedies “A Dog’s Life”, “Shoulder Arms”, and “The Pilgrim” are strung together to ...
It Started with a Kiss
6.1

It Started with a Kiss

While on leave in New York, a serviceman both weds a chorus girl and wins a red convertible in a charity raffle. Both his wife and the car turn ...
I’m All Right Jack
7.2

I’m All Right Jack

Aug. 18, 1959

I’m All Right Jack

Naive Stanley Windrush returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to ...
Have Rocket, Will Travel
5.7

Have Rocket, Will Travel

The Stooges are janitors working at a space center who accidentally blast off to Venus. They encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing ...
The Mummy
6.8

The Mummy

Aug. 01, 1959

The Mummy

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 ...
The Tingler
6.7

The Tingler

Jul. 29, 1959

The Tingler

After much hard work, a pathologist discovers and captures a creature that lives in every vertebrate and grows when fear grips its host. ...
Last Train from Gun Hill
7.4

Last Train from Gun Hill

A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.