This page contains lists of the top films and musicals of the 1950s along with the major film stars of the era.
Text Connection:
1. Teen rebellion- Film: Rebel Without a Cause, Jailhouse Rock, The Outsiders- SE Hinton
2. Realizing Role Models are Only Human- My Most Excellent Year (Steve Kluger)
3. Loss of Innocence- To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee), Speak (Laurie Halse Anderson), Babydoll (film)
4. Forbidden Love- West Side Story, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare), Twilight (Stephanie Meyer)
5. Socialite/High Society- The Gossip Girl Series (Cecily Von Ziegesar) Breakfast at Tiffany's (film)

Top 12 Films of 1950s

1. East of Eden- 1955
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2. Guys and Dolls- 1955
Guys and Dolls Trailer
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3. Rebel Without a Cause- 1955
Rebel Trailer
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4. The King and I- 1956
The King and I Trailer
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5. The 10 Commandments- 1956
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6. Jailhouse Rock- 1957
Jailhouse Trailer
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7. 12 Angry Men- 1957
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8. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof- 1958
Cat Trailer
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9. Vertigo- 1958
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10. Ben-Hur- 1959
Ben Hur Trailer
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11. Rio Bravo- 1959
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12. Sleeping Beauty- 1959
Sleeping Beauty Trailer
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