1959 Movies

Take a nostalgic look back at the top movies of 1959, celebrating the films, directors and actors that defined the year and left a lasting legacy in the world of entertainment.

  • Some Like It Hot
  • North by Northwest
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Ben-Hur
  • Rio Bravo
  • Imitation of Life
  • Suddenly, Last Summer
  • Pillow Talk
  • Operation Petticoat
  • The World of Apu
  • The 400 Blows
  • Ballad of a Soldier
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • General Della Rovere
  • Anari
  • The Bridge
  • Room at the Top
  • The Nun's Story
  • Compulsion
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Porgy and Bess
  • Last Train from Gun Hill

What happened in 1959?

Discover what the world looked like in 1959: