Genre: Film-noir drama Description: In The Postman Always Rings Twice Cora Smith (Lana Turner) works in a diner with her older husband Nick (Cecil Kellaway). When drifter Frank (John Garfield) starts working in the diner, he falls in love with Cora and the two start an affair.
Genre: Romantic comedy Description: In Woman of the Year Tess Harding (Katharine Hepburn) and Sam Craig (Spencer Tracy) are two journalists who carry out their feud in their respective columns. Until they meet face to face.
Genre: Historical drama Description: In Ben-Hur it is the time of Christ and Jewish prince Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) is betrayed by his Roman friend Messala (Stephen Boyd). He is sent into slavery, but when he regains his freedom he decides to take on the Roman Empire.
Genre: Comedy Description: In Pillow Talk Jan Morrow (Doris Day) and Brad Allen (Rock Hudson) share a telephone party line together but have never met.
Genre: Musical Description: In Funny Face fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) is on a quest to find a new model, when he runs into bookstore clerk Jo Stockton (Audrey Hepburn).
Genre: Drama Description: In Wuthering Heights its the early nineteenth century and the owner of the Wuthering Heights estate brings home an orphan named Heathcliff (Laurence Olivier). His son despises the boy, but his daughter Catharine (Merle Oberon) forms a close bond with Heathcliff.
Genre: Crime/film noir Description: In The Maltese Falcon Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart), a private investigator, and his partner Miles Archer (Jerome Cowan) are approached by a Miss Wonderly (Mary Astor) who asks them to find her missing sister.
Genre: Drama Description: In A Streetcar Named Desire A faded Southern beauty named Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) comes to visit her sister Stella (Kim Hunter) in New Orleans after a nervous breakdown.
Genre: Drama/Musical Description: In A Star is Born Norman Maine (James Mason), an alcoholic film star whose career is in decline, gives the unknown actress Esther Blodgett (Judy Garland) a big career boost.
Genre: Musical Description: In My Fair Lady its 1912 and London linguistic expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) meets cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) and is appalled by her thick accent and bad manners.
Genre: Comedy Description: In Some Like it Hot musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) witness a mob hit and they fear that they will be next. To flee the state, the two broke men create a disguise: as Josephine and Daphne they sign up to perform in Sweet Sue’s all girl orchestra.
Genre: Musical Description: In High Society socialite Tracy Lord (Grace Kelly) is set to marry George Kittridge (John Lund). But her ex-husband (Bing Crosby) is still in love with her and tries to get her back.
Genre: Musical Description: In Meet Me in St. Louis the family Smith is preparing for the exciting World Fair which will be held in their beloved St. Louis in 1903. But father Alonzo Smith (Leon Ames) shocks everyone by deciding to take a job offer in New York.
Genre: Musical Description: In An American in Paris Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is a poor American painter living in Paris.
Genre: Musical/comedy Description: In Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) en Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell) are two showgirls and best friends.
Genre: Musical/fantasy Description: In The Wizard of Oz Dorothy (Judy Garland) is an innocent farm girl who gets swept away in a tornado with her dog Toto.
Genre: Drama Description: In All About Eve Margo Channing (Bette Davis) is a highly successful but aging star on Broadway.
Genre: Musical Description: West Side Story follows two rival street gangs in the late summer of 1957 in Manhattan:
Genre: Drama Description: In Rebel Without A Cause a troubled teenager named Jim Stark (James Dean) can’t help but get into trouble, which is reason enough for his parents to move from one town to another.
Genre: Musical Description: In Singin’ in the Rain it’s 1927 and Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) are the most famous actors in Hollywood.