List of American films of 1957

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A list of American films released in 1957. The Bridge on the River Kwai won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
3:10 to Yuma Delmer Daves Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Richard Jaeckel Western Remade in 2007
5 Steps to Danger Henry S. Kesler Ruth Roman, Sterling Hayden Spy film
8 × 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements Jean Cocteau, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Richter Experimental
12 Angry Men Sidney Lumet Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Jack Klugman, Ed Begley, Martin Balsam, Robert Webber, Joseph Sweeney, John Fiedler, Edward Binns Drama Based on the stage play
20 Million Miles to Earth Nathan H. Juran William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Frank Puglia Science fiction
The 27th Day William Asher Gene Barry, Valerie French Science fiction
Across the Bridge Ken Annakin Rod Steiger Drama
Action of the Tiger Terence Young Van Johnson, Martine Carol, Herbert Lom Adventure
An Affair to Remember Leo McCarey Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Cathleen Nesbitt, Richard Denning Romance Remake of Love Affair
Ali Baba Bunny Animation
All Mine to Give Allen Reisner Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell Melodrama
The Amazing Colossal Man Bert I. Gordon Glenn Langan, Cathy Downs Science fiction
April Love Henry Levin Pat Boone, Shirley Jones Musical
The Astounding She-Monster Ronald Ashcroft Robert Clarke, Kenne Duncan Science fiction
Attack of the Crab Monsters Roger Corman Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan Science fiction
Baby Face Nelson Don Siegel Mickey Rooney, Carolyn Jones, Cedric Hardwicke Crime biography
The Bachelor Party Delbert Mann Don Murray, Eddie Albert, Carolyn Jones Comedy
Band of Angels Raoul Walsh Clark Gable, Sidney Poitier, Yvonne DeCarlo Drama
Beau James Melville Shavelson Bob Hope, Vera Miles, Alexis Smith Biography Story of N.Y. mayor Jimmy Walker
Bedeviled Rabbit Bugs Bunny Animated
Beginning of the End Bert I. Gordon Peter Graves, Peggie Castle Science fiction
Bernardine Henry Levin Pat Boone, Terry Moore, Dean Jagger Romantic comedy
The Big Land Gordon Douglas Alan Ladd, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien Western
Birds Anonymous Animation
Bitter Victory Nicholas Ray Richard Burton, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman War French-American co-production
The Black Scorpion Edward Ludwig Richard Denning, Mara Corday Science fiction
Bombers B-52 Gordon Douglas Natalie Wood, Karl Malden Drama
Bop Girl Goes Calypso Howard W. Koch Judy Tyler, Bobby Troup Musical
Boston Quackie Animated
Boy on a Dolphin Jean Negulesco Alan Ladd, Sophia Loren Drama
The Brothers Rico Phil Karlson Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, James Darren Film noir
Bugsy and Mugsy Animation
The Burglar Paul Wendkos Dan Duryea, Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers Crime

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Careless Years Arthur Hiller Dean Stockwell, Natalie Trundy, John Larch Romance
China Gate Samuel Fuller Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson Drama
Crime of Passion Gerd Oswald Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden, Raymond Burr, Fay Wray Film noir
The D.I. Jack Webb Jack Webb, Jackie Loughery War
The Deadly Mantis Nathan Juran Craig Stevens, William Hopper Science fiction
Decision at Sundown Budd Boetticher Randolph Scott, John Carroll, Karen Steele Western
The Delicate Delinquent Don McGuire Jerry Lewis, Darren McGavin, Martha Hyer Comedy, Drama
The Delinquents Robert Altman Tom Laughlin Drama
Designing Woman Vincente Minnelli Lauren Bacall, Gregory Peck Romantic comedy
Desk Set Walter Lang Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Joan Blondell, Gig Young Romantic comedy from William Marchant play
The Devil's Hairpin Cornel Wilde Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Arthur Franz Sports drama
Don't Go Near the Water Charles Walters Glenn Ford, Gia Scala, Earl Holliman, Anne Francis Comedy
Drango Hall Bartlett Jeff Chandler, Joanne Dru, Julie London, Donald Crisp Western
Ducking the Devil Cartoon short
Edge of the City Martin Ritt John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden Drama
The Enemy Below Dick Powell Robert Mitchum, Curt Jürgens, Theodore Bikel War
A Face in the Crowd Elia Kazan Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau, Tony Franciosa Drama from Budd Schulberg story
A Farewell to Arms Charles Vidor Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones War from Ernest Hemingway novel
Fear Strikes Out Robert Mulligan Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden Biography Life of Jimmy Piersall
Fire Down Below Robert Parrish Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon, Rita Hayworth Drama
Flesh and the Spur Edward L. Cahn John Agar, Marla English Western
Forty Guns Samuel Fuller Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Gene Barry Western
From Hell It Came Dan Milner Tod Andrews, Linda Watkins Science fiction
Funny Face Stanley Donen Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson Musical comedy 4 Oscar nominations
The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown Norman Taurog Jane Russell, Keenan Wynn Comedy
The Garment Jungle Vincent Sherman Lee J. Cobb, Kerwin Mathews, Gia Scala film noir
The Giant Claw Fred F. Sears Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday Science fiction
The Girl in Black Stockings Howard W. Koch Lex Barker, Anne Bancroft, Mamie Van Doren Mystery
The Girl in the Kremlin Russell Birdwell Zsa Zsa Gabor, Lex Barker Thriller
Les Girls George Cukor Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall Musical
Give And Tyke Animated
Gun for a Coward Abner Biberman Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule Western
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral John Sturges Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, DeForest Kelley, Dennis Hopper Western story of Wyatt Earp
Guns a Poppin Jules White Three Stooges Slapstick remake of Idiots Deluxe
The Halliday Brand Joseph H. Lewis Joseph Cotton, Viveca Lindfors, Betsy Blair Western
A Hatful of Rain Fred Zinnemann Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Tony Franciosa Drama from Michael V. Gazzo play
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison John Huston Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum Drama
The Helen Morgan Story Michael Curtiz Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson Biography
Hellcats of the Navy Nathan Juran Ronald Reagan, Nancy Davis Comedy Only film co-starring Reagans
Hemo the Magnificent Frank Capra Educational
Hoofs and Goofs Jules White Three Stooges Slapstick
Horsing Around Jules White Three Stooges Slapstick
Hot Summer Night David Friedkin Leslie Nielsen, Colleen Miller, Jay C. Flippen Musical

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein Herbert L. Strock Whit Bissell, Phyllis Coates Science fiction
I Was a Teenage Werewolf Gene Fowler, Jr. Michael Landon, Whit Bissell Science fiction
The Incredible Petrified World Jerry Warren John Considine, Phyllis Coates Science fiction
The Incredible Shrinking Man Jack Arnold Grant Williams, Randy Stuart Science fiction from Richard Matheson novel
Invasion of the Saucer Men Edward Cahn Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin Science fiction
The Invisible Boy Herman Hoffman Richard Eyer, Diane Brewster Science fiction
Island in the Sun Robert Rossen James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Stephen Boyd, Joan Collins Drama
Jailhouse Rock Richard Thorpe Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy Musical
Jamboree Roy Lockwood Frankie Avalon, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Dick Clark Musical
The James Dean Story Robert Altman Documentary
Jeanne Eagels George Sidney Kim Novak, Jeff Chandler, Charles Drake, Virginia Grey, Agnes Moorehead Biography
Jet Pilot Josef von Sternberg John Wayne, Janet Leigh War
Joe Butterfly Jesse Hibbs Audie Murphy, Keenan Wynn Comedy
Johnny Tremain Robert Stevenson Hal Stalmaster, Luana Patten Family Disney
The Joker Is Wild Charles Vidor Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain Biography Story of Joe E. Lewis
Kiss Them for Me Stanley Donen Cary Grant, Suzy Parker, Jayne Mansfield, Ray Walston, Larry Blyden, Werner Klemperer Comedy Based on the Broadway play
The Land Unknown Virgil W. Vogel Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson Science fiction
Legend of the Lost Henry Hathaway John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi Adventure
The Little Hut Mark Robson Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, David Niven Romantic comedy
Love in the Afternoon Billy Wilder Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn Romance
Loving You Hal Kanter Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey Drama
Man in the Shadow Jack Arnold Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles Western
Man of a Thousand Faces Joseph Pevney James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer Biography Life of Lon Chaney
Mayerling Anatole Litvak Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer, Raymond Massey Drama
Men in War Anthony Mann Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Nehemiah Persoff War
A Merry Mix Up Jules White Three Stooges Comedy, Slapstick
Mister Cory Blake Edwards Tony Curtis, Martha Hyer, Charles Bickford, Kathryn Grant Drama
The Monolith Monsters John Sherwood Grant Williams, Lola Albright Science fiction
Monster from Green Hell Kenneth G. Crane Jim Davis, Barbara Turner Science fiction
The Monster That Challenged the World Arnold Laven Tim Holt, Audrey Dalton Science fiction
Muscle Up a Little Closer Jules White Three Stooges Slapstick
My Gun Is Quick Phil Victor, George White Robert Bray, Whitney Blake Action Story by Mickey Spillane
My Man Godfrey Henry Koster June Allyson, David Niven Comedy Remake of 1936 film
N.Y., N.Y. Francis Thompson Documentary
Night Passage James Neilson James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea Western
Nightfall Jacques Tourneur Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft Film noir
Not of This Earth Roger Corman Paul Birch, Beverly Garland Science fiction

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Oklahoman Francis D. Lyon Joel McCrea, Barbara Hale, Brad Dexter Western
Old Yeller Robert Stevenson Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk Family Disney
Omar Khayyam William Dieterle Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget Historical
Operation Mad Ball Richard Quine Jack Lemmon, Kathryn Grant, Mickey Rooney Comedy
Outer Space Jitters Jules White Three Stooges Comedy
The Pajama Game Stanley Donen Doris Day, John Raitt, Eddie Foy, Jr. Musical Based on 1954 Broadway show
Pal Joey George Sidney Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak Musical Based on 1940 Broadway show
Paths of Glory Stanley Kubrick Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou War
Perri N. Paul Kenworthy, Jr. Animation
Peyton Place Mark Robson Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, Diane Varsi, Hope Lange Drama Based on the 1956 novel
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Bretaigne Windust Van Johnson, Claude Rains, Lori Nelson Musical TV film
The Pride and the Passion Stanley Kramer Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren Historical
The Prince and the Showgirl Laurence Olivier Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier Comedy inspired My Week With Marilyn
Raintree County Edward Dmytryk Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Elizabeth Taylor, Rod Taylor, Agnes Moorehead, Lee Marvin Drama 4 Oscar nominations
The River's Edge Allan Dwan Anthony Quinn, Ray Milland, Debra Paget Drama
Run of the Arrow Samuel Fuller Rod Steiger, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker Western
Rusty Romeos Jules White Three Stooges Comedy remake of Corny Casanovas
The Sad Sack George Marshall Jerry Lewis, David Wayne, Peter Lorre Comedy
Saint Joan Otto Preminger Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark Biography Story of Joan of Arc
Sayonara Joshua Logan Marlon Brando, Red Buttons, Miyoshi Umeki, Miiko Taka Drama won 4 Academy Awards
Scat Cats Spike and Tyke Animated short
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend Richard L. Bare Randolph Scott, Angie Dickinson Western
Silk Stockings Rouben Mamoulian Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse Musical Based on 1939's Ninotchka
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue Arnold Laven Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea Crime
Something of Value Richard Brooks Rock Hudson, Sidney Poitier, Dana Wynter Drama
Space Ship Sappy Jules White Three Stooges Comedy
The Spirit of St. Louis Billy Wilder James Stewart Biography Story of Charles Lindbergh
Stopover Tokyo Richard L. Breen Robert Wagner, Joan Collins, Edmond O'Brien Spy drama
The Story of Esther Costello David Miller Joan Crawford, Rossano Brazzi, Heather Sears Drama
The Story of Mankind Irwin Allen Ronald Colman, Vincent Price, Hedy Lamarr, Groucho Marx Fantasy Lamarr's last film
The Strange One Jack Garfein Ben Gazzara, George Peppard Drama
The Strange World of Planet X Gilbert Dunn Forrest Tucker Science fiction aka Cosmic Monsters
Sweet Smell of Success Alexander MacKendrick Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Martin Milner Drama
The Tall T Budd Boetticher Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan Western story by Elmore Leonard
Tammy and the Bachelor Joseph Pevney Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen Romantic comedy
The Tattered Dress Jack Arnold Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Crain, Jack Carson Crime drama
Ten Thousand Bedrooms Richard Thorpe Dean Martin, Anna Maria Alberghetti Comedy
The Three Faces of Eve Nunnally Johnson Joanne Woodward, Lee J. Cobb Drama Academy Award for Woodward
Three Little Bops Cartoon short
Three Violent People Rudolph Mate Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon Western
Time Limit Karl Malden Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Rip Torn Drama Only film Malden directed
The Tin Star Anthony Mann Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer Western
Tip on a Dead Jockey Richard Thorpe Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone Drama
Toccata for Toy Trains
Top Secret Affair H. C. Potter Kirk Douglas, Susan Hayward, Jim Backus Comedy remake of 1952 teleplay
Tops with Pops Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animated
Tweety and the Beanstalk Animated
The Undead Roger Corman Pamela Duncan, Allison Hayes Horror
The Unholy Wife John Farrow Diana Dors, Rod Steiger, Tom Tryon Drama
Untamed Youth Howard W. Koch Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson Drama
Until They Sail Robert Wise Jean Simmons, Joan Fontaine, Paul Newman Drama
The Vanishing Duck Hanna-Barbera Tom and Jerry Animated
Voodoo Woman Edward L. Cahn Tom Conway, Marla English, Mike Connors Science fiction
The Way to the Gold Robert D. Webb Jeffrey Hunter, Sheree North, Barry Sullivan Drama
The Wayward Bus Victor Vicas Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey Drama
What's Opera, Doc? Bugs Bunny Animated
Wild Is the Wind George Cukor Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Franciosa Drama
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? Frank Tashlin Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield Comedy
The Wings of Eagles John Ford John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey Drama
Witness for the Prosecution Billy Wilder Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Ruta Lee Mystery Story by Agatha Christie; nominated for 6 Oscars
Young and Dangerous William F. Claxton Lili Gentle, Mark Damon, Edward Binns Drama
Zero Hour! Hall Bartlett Dana Andrews, Sterling Hayden, Linda Darnell Disaster film inspired Airplane!

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