Best Movies of 1956

RTITLELL%Lists By Year
1Around the World in 80 Days21374%1956 (34) | 1957 (179)
2The King and I24562%1956 (245)
3Giant23659%1956 (236)
4War and Peace (1956)21253%1956 (212)
5Friendly Persuasion19349%1956 (193)
6Anastasia (1956)18547%1956 (185)
7Moby Dick (1956)17644%1956 (176)
8Picnic17243%1956 (172)
9The Ten Commandments (1956)13735%1956 (137)
10Tea & Sympathy13334%1956 (133)
11Lust for Life13033%1956 (130)
12Written on the Wind6825%1957 (68)
13High Society9424%1956 (94)
14Trapeze8622%1956 (86)
15La Strada5922%1957 (59)
16Bus Stop7519%1956 (75)
17The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit6717%1956 (67)
18The Eddy Dunchin Story6416%1956 (64)
19Carousel6216%1956 (62)
20The Solid Gold Cadillac5414%1956 (54)
21The Man Who Knew Too Much4912%1956 (49)
22Somebody Up There Likes Me4411%1956 (44)
23Full of Life259%1957 (25)
24The Silent World249%1957 (24)
25The Searchers328%1956 (32)
26The Harder They Fall308%1956 (30)
27Attack!297%1956 (29)
28The Ladykillers256%1956 (25)
29Baby Doll215%1956 (21)
30The Proud and the Profane205%1956 (20)
30The Benny Goodman Story205%1956 (20)
32Westward Ho the Wagons!124%1957 (12)
33Helen of Troy (1956)164%1956 (16)
34Alexander the Great133%1956 (13)
35The Conqueror123%1956 (12)
36The Great Locomotive Chase113%1956 (11)
36Come Next Spring113%1956 (11)
36The Cockleshell Heroes113%1956 (11)
39The Brave One103%1956 (10)
39The Bad Seed103%1956 (10)
39Away All Boats103%1956 (10)

Lists Included 397 (estimated)

L Total number of lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
L%
Percentage of total lists where the film was selected as one of the top 10 films of the year
Lists By Year
Number of votes in annual Film Daily poll

The Results of this poll are directly from The Film Daily annual poll that asked newspapers around the nation to submit a top 10 list.  Films have been recategorized to U.S. release dates, as the poll often took place prior to year-end.

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