27 Classic Movies That Turn 50 Years Old This Year

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18. Flesh

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This artsy drama is about a heroin junkie who turns to prostitution to support his wife’s addiction. Dark stuff, but this movie won an award during its time.

19. If…

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This movie has a strange title, but it is about a rebellious teen who starts a revolution of change in his English public school. This was one of those artsy dramas.

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20. Petulia 

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This drama romance film was based on a novel. It is about a recently divorced doctor who falls for a socialite stuck in an abusive relationship and they must figure out how to proceed.

21. Pretty Poison 

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This crime comedy is about a mentally disturbed man who convinces a pretty young cheerleader that she is a secret agent. They go off and commit crimes together.

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22. Rachel, Rachel

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This film is based on a 1966 novel called “A Jest of God” about a spinster living with her widowed mother. When a man from her past returns, she has a lot of decisions to make.

23. The Swimmer

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This movie starring Burt Lancaster is about a man who spends one day swimming in various pools in his neighborhood. His neighborhood interactions end up telling his life story.

Keep reading for more amazing movies that turn 50 this year!

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