Films of the 1950s: 1954 (2020 Edition)

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Films of the 1950s: 1954 (2020 Edition)

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The rules:

You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 20 films (or more, but only 20 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the IMDb list and the top 10 of each period will go on to the final top 100. The deadline is April 30. New rounds will be posted on the 15th and last day of each month.

The points scheme is as follows:
1. 50
2. 40
3. 35
4. 30
5. 25
6. 20
7. 18
8. 16
9. 14
10. 12
11. 10
12. 9
13. 8
14. 7
15. 6
16. 5
17. 4
18. 3
19. 2
20. 1

However, these are the maximum amounts of points. If you want to put certain films on your list but don't want to give them too many points, you can choose to give these less points than in this scheme (but never more) to decrease the impact on the overall results. If you don't specifically state that you want to give (some of) your films fewer points, I will assume the standard scheme.

If you vote for 4 movies or less, this is the adjusted scores:
4 votes
1. Movie 40 p
2. 35 p
3. 30 p
4. 25 p

3 votes
1. Movie 35 p
2. 30 p
3. 25 p

2 votes
1. Movie 30 p
2. 25 p

1 vote
1. Movie 25 p
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1. La strada [The Road]
2. Viaggio in Italia [Voyage to Italy]
3. Rear Window
4. Dial M for Murder
5. 七人の侍 [Seven Samurai]
6. Animal Farm
7. Johnny Guitar
8. Touchez pas au grisbi [Honour Among Thieves]
9. Them!
10. Sabrina
11. Sininen viikko [Blue Week]
12. On the Waterfront
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All the 1954 films I've seen according to RYM. Count only the top 18:

Awesome

1. 七人の侍 [Seven Samurai] - Akira Kurosawa

Very Good

2. Rear Window - Alfred Hitchcock
3. Creature from the Black Lagoon - Jack Arnold
4. 近松物語 [The Crucified Lovers] - Kenji Mizoguchi
5. Sabrina - Billy Wilder
6. Dial M for Murder - Alfred Hitchcock
7. The Barefoot Contessa - John L. Mankiewicz

Good

8. Johnny Guitar - Nicholas Ray
9. Das fliegende Klassenzimmer [The Flying Classroom] - Kurt Hoffmann
10. Animal Farm - John Halas & Joy Batchelor
11. Them! - Gordon Douglas
12. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Stanley Donen
13. Desistfilm - Stan Brakhage
14. 山椒大夫 [Sansho the Bailiff] - Kenji Mizoguchi
15. Peccato che sia una canaglia [Too Bad She's Bad] - Alessandro Blasetti

OK

16. The Glenn Miller Story - Anthony Mann
17. Feuerwerk [Fireworks] - Kurt Hoffmann
18. His Majesty O'Keefe - Byron Haskin

Meh

19. White Christmas - Michael Curtiz

Bad

20. Suddenly - Lewis Allen
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1. Rear Window
2. Seven Samurai
3. The Barefoot Contessa
4. Dial M for Murder
5. On the Waterfront
6. Touchez pas au grisbi
7. Human Desire
8. Sabrina
9. Johnny Guitar
10. Sansho the Bailiff
11. Rogue Cop
12. La Strada
13. Them!
14. Journey to Italy
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1 | 山椒大夫 (Sansho the Bailiff) | 溝口健二 [Kenji Mizoguchi] | Japan
2 | La strada (The Road) | Federico Fellini | Italy
3 | Johnny Guitar | Nicholas Ray | U.S.
4 | On the Waterfront | Elia Kazan | U.S.
5 | 七人の侍 (Seven Samurai) | 黒澤明 (Akira Kurosawa) | Japan
6 | A Star is Born | George Cukor | U.S.
7 | Viaggio in Italia (Voyage to Italy) | Roberto Rossellini | Italy
8 | Sabrina | Billy Wilder | U.S.
9 | Rear Window | Alfred Hitchcock | U.S.
10 | 宮本武蔵 (Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto) | 稲垣浩 (Hiroshi Inagaki) | Japan
11 | The Far Country | Anthony Mann | U.S.
12 | ゴジラ (Godzilla) | 本多猪四郎 (Ishiro Honda) | Japan
13 | Touchez pas au grisbi (Honour Among Thieves) | Jacques Becker | France
14 | Them! | Douglas Gordon | U.S.
15 | 近松物語 (The Crucified Lovers) | 溝口健二 (Kenji Mizoguchi) | Japan
16 | Senso | Luchino Visconti | Italy
17 | Vera Cruz | Robert Aldrich | U.S.
18 | Dial M for Murder | Alfred Hitchcock | U.S.
19 | Magnificent Obsession | Douglas Sirk | U.S.
20 | La paura (Angst / Fear) | Roberto Rossellini | Italy

21 | Hobson's Choice | David Lean | U.K.
22 | Silver Lode | Allan Dwan | U.S.
23 | 山の音 (Sound of the Mountain) | 成瀬巳喜男 (Mikio Naruse) | Japan
24 | En lektion i kärlek (A Lesson in Love) | Ingmar Bergman | Sweden
25 | 噂の女 (The Woman in the Rumor) | 溝口健二 (Kenji Mizoguchi) | Japan
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  1. Rear Window
  2. On the Waterfront
  3. Dial M for Murder
  4. Viaggio in Italia [Journey to Italy]
  5. La Strada
  6. A Star Is Born
  7. Sanshô Dayû [Sansho the Bailiff]
  8. Sabrina
  9. Young at Heart
  10. Pane, Amore e Gelosia [Bread, Love and Jealousy]
  11. Animal Farm
  12. Rhapsody
  13. Creature from the Black Lagoon
  14. The Country Girl
  15. Gojira [Godzilla]
  16. Johnny Guitar
  17. Betrayed
  18. River of No Return
  19. Sichinin No Samurai [Seven Samurai]
  20. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
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1) Seven Samurai
2) Rear Window
3) Journey to Italy
4) Godzilla
5) Dial M for Murder
6) Animal Farm
7) On the Waterfront
8) 20000 Leagues Under the Sea
9) La Strada
10) Sansho the Bailiff
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1. Seven Samurai
2. Sansho the Bailiff
3. La strada
4. Rear Window
5. Johnny Guitar
6. Journey to Italy
7. Godzilla
8. On the Waterfront
9. A Star is Born
10. French Cancan
11. Animal Farm
12. Dial M for Murder
13. Senso
14. The Caine Mutiny
15. Sabrina
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1. On the Waterfront
2. Seven Samurai
3. Rear Window
4. Salt of the Earth
5. Sansho the Bailiff
6. Johnny Guitar
7. Crucified Lovers
8. Vera Cruz
9. La Strada
10. Godzilla
11. The Caine Mutiny
12. Sabrina
13. Animal Farm
14. Dial M for Murder
15. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
16. Magnificent Obsession
17. The Glenn Miller Story
18. Three Coins in the Fountain
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1. Shichinin no samurai (Seven Samurai) - Akira Kurosawa
2. Rear Window - Alfred Hitchcock
3. On the Waterfront - Elia Kazan
4. Sanshô dayû (Sansho the Bailiff) - Kenji Mizoguchi
5. La strada - Federico Fellini
6. Johnny Guitar - Nicholas Ray
7. Viaggio in Italia - Roberto Rossellini
8. A Star is Born - George Cukor
9. Touchez pas au grisbi - Jacques Becker
10. The Barefoot Contessa - Joseph L. Mankiewicz
11. Gojira (Godzilla) - Ishirô Honda
12. Sabrina - Billy Wilder
13. Salt of the Earth - Herbert J. Biberman
14. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Stanley Donen
15. The Caine Mutiny - Edward Dmytryk
16. Dial M for Murder - Alfred Hitchcock
17. Them! - Gordon Douglas
18. Creature from the Black Lagoon - Jack Arnold
19. Vera Cruz - Robert Aldrich
20. Animal Farm - John Halas & Joy Batchelor
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1. Rear Window – Alfred Hitchcock (USA)
2. 山椒大夫 (Sansho the Bailiff) – Kenji Mizoguchi (Japan)
3. Sabrina – Billy Wilder (USA)
4. The Caine Mutiny – Edward Dmytryk (USA)
5. Dial M for Murder – Alfred Hitchcock (USA)
6. Track of the Cat – William Wellman (USA)
7. Broken Lance – Edward Dmytryk (USA)
8. The Far Country – Anthony Mann (USA)
9. Johnny Guitar – Nicholas Ray (USA)
10. The Barefoot Contessa – Joseph L. Manckiewicz (USA)
11. On the Waterfront – Elia Kazan (USA)
12. Garden of Evil – Henry Hathaway (USA)
13. River of no Return – Otto Preminger (USA)
14. Apache – Robert Aldrich (USA)
15. The Naked Jungle – Byron Haskins (USA)
16. Crime Wave – Andre de Toth (USA)
17. Magnificent Obsession – Douglas Sirk (USA)
18. ゴジラ(Godzilla) – Ishiro Honda (Japan)
19. The Glenn Miller Story – Anthony Mann (USA)
20. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Richard Fleischer (USA)
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The results
1. Rear Window | Alfred Hitchcock | U.S.|384 points | 10 votes | 3 #1 votes
2. 七人の侍 (Seven Samurai) | 黒澤明 (Akira Kurosawa) | Japan|332 points | 9 votes | 4 #1 votes
3. 山椒大夫 (Sansho the Bailiff) | 溝口健二 [Kenji Mizoguchi] | Japan|234 points | 9 votes | 1 #1 vote
4. On the Waterfront | Elia Kazan | U.S.|233 points | 9 votes | 1 #1 vote
5. La strada (The Road) | Federico Fellini | Italy|212 points | 8 votes | 1 #1 vote
6. Dial M for Murder | Alfred Hitchcock | U.S.|189 points | 10 votes | 0 #1 vote
7. Viaggio in Italia (Voyage to Italy) | Roberto Rossellini | Italy|168 points | 7 votes | 0 #1 vote
8. Johnny Guitar | Nicholas Ray | U.S.|167 points | 9 votes | 0 #1 vote
9. Sabrina | Billy Wilder | U.S.|144 points | 9 votes | 0 #1 vote
10. Gojira (Godzilla) - Ishirô Honda|88 points | 7 votes | 0 #1 vote

11. Animal Farm - John Halas & Joy Batchelor|81 points | 7 votes | 0 #1 vote
12. The Barefoot Contessa – Joseph L. Manckiewicz (USA)|77 points | 4 votes | 0 #1 vote
13. A Star is Born | George Cukor | U.S.|70 points | 4 votes | 0 #1 vote
14. Touchez pas au grisbi (Honour Among Thieves) | Jacques Becker | France|58 points | 4 votes | 0 #1 vote
15. 近松物語 (The Crucified Lovers) | 溝口健二 (Kenji Mizoguchi) | Japan|54 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
16. The Caine Mutiny – Edward Dmytryk (USA)|53 points | 4 votes | 0 #1 vote
17. Creature from the Black Lagoon - Jack Arnold|46 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
18. Them! | Douglas Gordon | U.S.|43 points | 5 votes | #1 vote
19. Salt of the Earth - Herbert J. Biberman|38 points | 2 votes | 0 #1 vote
20. The Far Country | Anthony Mann | U.S.|26 points | 2 votes | 0 #1 vote
21. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Stanley Donen|22 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
21. Vera Cruz | Robert Aldrich | U.S.|22 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
23. Track of the Cat – William Wellman (USA)|20 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
24. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Richard Fleischer (USA)|18 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
24. Broken Lance – Edward Dmytryk (USA)|18 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
24. Human Desire|18 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
27. Das fliegende Klassenzimmer [The Flying Classroom] - Kurt Hoffmann|14 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
27. Young at Heart|14 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
29. Senso | Luchino Visconti | Italy|13 points | 2 votes | 0 #1 vote
30. French Cancan|12 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
30. Pane, Amore e Gelosia [Bread, Love and Jealousy]|12 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
30. 宮本武蔵 (Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto) | 稲垣浩 (Hiroshi Inagaki) | Japan|12 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
33. Magnificent Obsession | Douglas Sirk | U.S.|11 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
33. River of no Return – Otto Preminger (USA)|11 points | 2 votes | 0 #1 vote
33. The Glenn Miller Story – Anthony Mann (USA)|11 points | 3 votes | 0 #1 vote
36. Rogue Cop|10 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
36. Sininen viikko [Blue Week]|10 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
38. Garden of Evil – Henry Hathaway (USA)|9 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
38. Rhapsody|9 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
40. Desistfilm - Stan Brakhage|8 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
41. Apache – Robert Aldrich (USA)|7 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
41. The Country Girl|7 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
43. Peccato che sia una canaglia [Too Bad She's Bad] - Alessandro Blasetti|6 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
43. The Naked Jungle – Byron Haskins (USA)|6 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
45. Crime Wave – Andre de Toth (USA)|5 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
46. Betrayed|4 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
46. Feuerwerk [Fireworks] - Kurt Hoffmann|4 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
48. His Majesty O'Keefe - Byron Haskin|3 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
48. Three Coins in the Fountain|3 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
50. La paura (Angst / Fear) | Roberto Rossellini | Italy|1 points | 1 vote | 0 #1 vote
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