"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...and i'm all outta bubblegum!"

an action watch list: heroic bloodshed, the wild wild west, wuxia, blaxploitation, shoot 'em ups, shaw brothers, buddy-cop, samurai, euro crime, etc

There are 125 films in this list released in the 1950s.

  • The Asphalt Jungle

    111

  • Sierra

    112

  • Where the Sidewalk Ends

    113

  • The Flame and the Arrow

    114

  • Broken Arrow

    115

  • Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

    116

  • The Breaking Point

    117

  • Rio Grande

    118

  • The Enforcer

    119

  • The Red Badge of Courage

    120

  • The Secret of Convict Lake

    121

  • Flying Leathernecks

    122

  • Detective Story

    123

  • Fixed Bayonets!

    124

  • The African Queen

    125

  • The Racket

    126

  • Decision Before Dawn

    127

  • Distant Drums

    128

  • Westward the Women

    129

  • Ivanhoe

    130

  • Bend of the River

    131

  • Rancho Notorious

    132

  • The Captive City

    133

  • Scaramouche

    134

  • The Duel at Silver Creek

    135

  • The World in His Arms

    136

  • Last of the Comanches

    137

  • Seminole

    138

  • Woman They Almost Lynched

    139

  • Shane

    140

  • The Desert Rats

    141

  • The Vanquished

    142

  • Gun Fury

    143

  • Appointment in Honduras

    144

  • Crime Wave

    145

  • Thunder Over the Plains

    146

  • Calamity Jane

    147

  • Beat the Devil

    148

  • Hondo

    149

  • Hell and High Water

    150

  • Riot in Cell Block 11

    151

  • The Naked Jungle

    152

  • Drive a Crooked Road

    153

  • River of No Return

    154

  • The High and the Mighty

    155

  • The Far Country

    156

  • Silver Lode

    157

  • The Raid

    158

  • Robinson Crusoe

    159

  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

    160

  • The Bounty Hunter

    161

  • The Purple Plain

    162

  • Track of the Cat

    163

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    164

  • Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji

    165

  • Stranger on Horseback

    166

  • Man Without a Star

    167

  • Run for Cover

    168

  • The Dam Busters

    169

  • House of Bamboo

    170

  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

    171

  • The Dark Avenger

    172

  • To Hell and Back

    173

  • The Desperate Hours

    174

  • The Naked Dawn

    175

  • Man with the Gun

    176

  • A Lawless Street

    177

  • The Last Frontier

    178

  • The Indian Fighter

    179

  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

    180

  • Slightly Scarlet

    181

  • Jubal

    182

  • Backlash

    183

  • Great Day in the Morning

    184

  • Gunslinger

    185

  • The Fastest Gun Alive

    186

  • Attack

    187

  • Giant

    188

  • The Wings of Eagles

    189

  • Ill Met by Moonlight

    190

  • The True Story of Jesse James

    191

  • The River's Edge

    192

  • The Spirit of St. Louis

    193

  • China Gate

    194

  • Hell Drivers

    195

  • Across the Bridge

    196

  • Bitter Victory

    197

  • Run of the Arrow

    198

  • Jet Pilot

    199

  • I Am Waiting

    200

  • The Tin Star

    201

  • Decision at Sundown

    202

  • The Enemy Below

    203

  • The Rusty Knife

    204

  • Underworld Beauty

    205

  • Gideon of Scotland Yard

    206

  • Run Silent, Run Deep

    207

  • Thunder Road

    208

  • The Law and Jake Wade

    209

  • The Lineup

    210