Check out our picks for the best sci-fi movies of 1958. These sci-fi films our rated as our top movies of 1958. New movies are added everyday and we are dedicated to including every sci-fi movie ever made.
1958 Sci-Fi Movies List
The Fly (1958)
R | 1h 34min | 94min | 16 Jul 1958Score: 8.3/10
Director: Kurt Neumann
Starring: Kathleen Freeman, Vincent Price, Bess Flowers, Torben Meyer, Harry Carter
Synopsis: After her husband Andre Delambre is crushed to death in a mechanical press, his wife recounts to his brother Francois Delambre and police Inspector Charas the events of the previous few months. They were very much in love and with their little boy, a very happy family. Andre was experimenting with teleportation - transporting objects from one point to another by breaking the object down to the atomic level and then reassembling it in a receiver a distance away. The system had some glitches - it seemed to work with inanimate object but his cat disappeared when he tried teleporting…
Tagline: If she looked upon the horror her husband had become... she would scream for the rest of her life!
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
R | 1h 30min | 90min | 01 Jun 1958Score: 7.75/10
Director: Terence Fisher
Starring: Peter Cushing, George Woodbridge, John Stuart, Michael Gwynn, Gordon Boyd
Synopsis: Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.
Tagline: The Terror Rises Again
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
R | 1h 18min | 78minScore: 7.5/10
Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
Starring: James Anderson, Tom Tryon, Darlene Fields, Gloria Talbott, Bess Flowers
Synopsis: In Norrisville, Bill Farrell leaves his bachelor party on the eve of his marriage with Marge Bradley. He is abducted by an alien that takes his shape and marries Marge on the next day. Marge feels something strange with Bill and one year later she realizes that he is a totally different man. One day, Marge follows Bill and he goes to the woods; she finds that he is an alien and sees his spacecraft. She tries to tell to Washington and to the FBI, but the aliens have dominated key people in town that do not allow any sort…
Tagline: The bride wore terror!
The Blob (1958)
R | 1h 26min | 86min | 10 Sep 1958Score: 6.6/10
Directors: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr.
Starring: John Benson, Ralph Roseman, Tony Franke, Steve McQueen, Charlie Overdorff
Synopsis: A mysterious creature from another planet, resembling a giant blob of jelly, lands on earth. The people of a nearby small town refuse to listen to some teenagers who have witnessed the blob's destructive power. In the meantime, the blob just keeps on getting bigger.
Tagline: Beware of the Blob! It creeps, and leaps, and glides and slides across the floor.
Fiend Without a Face (1958)
R | 1h 15min | 75minScore: 6.5/10
Director: Arthur Crabtree
Starring: Victor Harrington, Kim Parker, Michael Balfour, Shane Cordell, Sheldon Allan
Synopsis: A Scientist, experimenting with telekinetic powers enhanced by a nearby nuclear power plant succeeds in creating a new form of life. This new creature grows in intelligence until it finally escapes his laboratory. Once outside the lab, and closer to its nuclear power source it multiplies. The creature is also invisible, so no one knows what it looks like...
Tagline: New Horrors! Mad Science Spawns Evil Fiends! ...Taking form before your horrified eyes!
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)
PG | 1h 09min | 69minScore: 6.5/10
Director: Edward L. Cahn
Starring: Dabbs Greer, Alex Ball, Bert Stevens, Stuart Hall, Ann Doran
Synopsis: In 1973, the first manned expedition to Mars is marooned; by the time a rescue mission arrives, there is only one survivor: the leader, Col. Edward Carruthers, who appears to have murdered the others! According to Carruthers, an unknown life form killed his comrades during a sandstorm. But the skeptical rescuers little suspect that "it" has stowed away for the voyage back to Earth...
Tagline: It Breathes. It Hunts. It Kills!
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
R | 1h 05min | 65min | 18 May 1958Score: 6.25/10
Director: Nathan Juran
Starring: Michael Ross, Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers, Roy Gordon
Synopsis: Nancy Archer is a rich socialite who is unhappily married to husband Harry who left her once but came back to her when he needed money. It hasn't stopped him from continuing his affair with Honey Parker and Nancy knows it. After a confrontation at a local bar, Nancy takes off in her car and has an encounter with a large sphere on the road. There have been rumors of UFOs in the area but no one will believe her. After a second encounter, Nancy grows to an amazing size. More than enough to get her revenge.
Tagline: A titanic beauty spreads a macabre wave of horror! A terrifying masterpiece of shock and chills!
The Crawling Eye (1958)
R | 1h 24min | 84min | 31 Dec 1958Score: 5.6/10
Director: Quentin Lawrence
Starring: Jack Taylor, Anthony Parker, Andrew Faulds, Stuart Saunders, Warren Mitchell
Synopsis: A remote mountain resort in Switzerland is invaded by horrible alien creatures that like to decapitate humans. The beings are also in telepathic communication with people and inhabit a mysterious, radioactive cloud at the base of the Trollenberg mountain.
Tagline: WARNING: If you've ever been hypnotized, do not come alone!
Monster on the Campus (1958)
R | 1h 17min | 77min | 17 Dec 1958Score: 5.11/10
Director: Jack Arnold
Starring: Ronnie Rondell Jr., Alexander Lockwood, Nancy Walters, Whit Bissell, Hank Patterson
Synopsis: A college professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it's blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal.
Tagline: Chills! Thrills!
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
R | 1h 19min | 79minScore: 4.62/10
Director: Bert I. Gordon
Starring: Michael Mark, John Agar, Bill Giorgio, Laurie Mitchell, George Diestel
Synopsis: Deranged doll-maker Mr. Franz is deathly afraid of being left alone, so he creates a machine that can shrink humans down to only a few inches tall. He soon accumulates a troupe of shrunken prisoners whom he forces to perform for him and keep him company. When he shrinks his secretary Sally and her fiance Bob, the pair decide against spending their days as pint-sized playthings and try to find a way to escape and re-enlarge themselves.
Tagline: Terror Comes In Small Packages!
The Spider (1958)
R | 1h 13min | 73minScore: 4.35/10
Director: Bert I. Gordon
Starring: June Kenney, Bob Garnet, Jack Kosslyn, Shirley Falls, June Jocelyn
Synopsis: When a man doesn't come home one night his daughter and her boyfriend go out searching and encounter a giant spider in a cave near the man's wrecked car. Coming back with the Sheriff, the spider is seemingly killed by DDT spraying, and the body then hauled for storage in the high school gymnasium. However, a loud dose of rock music by a teenage garage band revives the arachnid and sends it rampaging through the town.
Tagline: It Must Eat You to Live!
War of the Colossal Beast (1958)
R | 1h 09min | 69minScore: 4.03/10
Director: Bert I. Gordon
Starring: Warren Frost, Russ Bender, Bob Garnet, Robert Tetrick, Charles Stewart
Synopsis: A mysterious series of food truck robberies makes government officials doubt that the 60-foot tall Colossal Man is dead. He is discovered in a desolate mountain range in Mexico, insane and horribly disfigured. The military drugs him and transports him back to America where he promptly escapes and wreaks havoc on a city.
Tagline: The towering terror from hell!
Night of the Blood Beast (1958)
R | 1h 02min | 62minScore: 3.9/10
Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
Starring: Ed Nelson, Tyler McVey, Michael Emmet, Ross Sturlin, Angela Greene
Synopsis: An astronaut returns from space dead. The base that recovered him is then cut off from the outside world by an alien. The revival of the dead astronaut, the death of a scientist, and the discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those trapped at the base and the rest of humanity.
Tagline: No girl was safe as long as this head-hunting thing roamed the land!
Half Human (1958)
R | 1h 03min | 63minScore: 3.86/10
Directors: Kenneth G. Crane, Ishirô Honda
Starring: John Carradine, Akira Takarada, Sachio Sakai, Akemi Negishi, Morris Ankrum
Synopsis: Japanese villagers worship a monster and his son who live in an island cave. Some circus people hear about them, go to the island to capture the monster and wind up shooting its son. Then the trouble starts.
Tagline: From the wild frozen wastes of the world comes the MURDERING MONSTER that moves like a man!
Queen of Outer Space (1958)
R | 1h 20min | 80min | 07 Sep 1958Score: 3.2/10
Director: Edward Bernds
Starring: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Norma Young, Eric Fleming, Marjorie Durant, Dave Willock
Synopsis: En route to Earth's orbiting space station, a spaceship with four men aboard is attacked and they awaken after their spaceship crash lands. One of them, Professor Konrad, determines they have landed on Venus, a planet scientists had believed to be uninhabitable. They are taken prisoner by the inhabitants, all beautiful women, who imprisoned the men and took control of the planet. Their masked Queen, Yllana, has plans to destroy the Earth with their beta disintegrator but there is dissent among them led by the beautiful Talleah.
Tagline: Man's First Flight to Planet Venus!
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