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Movies about The 50s:

16 movies, sorted by rating.

Back to the Future (1985)

Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
About: Time travel, The 50s

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Genre: Drama
About: Education, Teachers that inspire

Revolutionary Road (2008)

Genre: Drama, Romance
About: Depression, The 50s

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
About: Teenagers, Lesbians

Diner (1982)

Genre: Comedy, Drama
About: Friendship, Baltimore

A League of Their Own (1992)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
About: Baseball, The 50s

Grease (1978)

Genre: Musical, Romance
About: High School, The 50s

Director Randal Kleiser's film version of the hit Broadway musical about 1950s teen angst took the country by storm, inspiring a wave of nostalgia and receiving a slew of Golden Globe and Oscar nominations. In between flashily choreographed musical numbers, the film chronicles the romantic entanglements of a group of high school seniors, starting with a summer fling between greaser Danny (John Travolta) and good girl Sandy (Olivia Newton-John).

Last Exit to Brooklyn (1990)

Genre: Drama
About: Brooklyn, The 50s