Check out our picks for the best sci-fi movies of 1966. These sci-fi films our rated as our top movies of 1966. New movies are added everyday and we are dedicated to including every sci-fi movie ever made.
1966 Sci-Fi Movies List
R | 1h 46min | 106min | 14 Nov 1966Score: 8.35/10
Director: John Frankenheimer
Starring: Murray Hamilton, John Lawrence, Paul Kent, Ronald Green, David Garfield
Synopsis: Middle-aged banker Arthur Hamilton is given the opportunity to start a completely new life when he receives calls from his old friend Charlie. The only problem is that Charlie is supposed to be dead. Hamilton is eventually introduced to a firm that will fake his death and create an entirely new look and life for him. After undergoing physical reconstruction surgery and months of training and psychotherapy, Hamilton returns to the world in the form of artist Tony Wilson. He has a nice house in Malibu and a manservant, a company employee who is there to assist him with his…
Tagline: Not for weak sisters! May not even be for strong stomachs!
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
R | 1h 52min | 112min | 14 Nov 1966Score: 7.75/10
Directors: François Truffaut, François Truffaut
Starring: Julie Christie, Aileen Lewis, Alex Scott, Bee Duffell, Charlie McFadden
Synopsis: Based on the 1951 Ray Bradbury novel of the same name. Guy Montag is a firefighter who lives in a lonely, isolated society where books have been outlawed by a government fearing an independent-thinking public. It is the duty of firefighters to burn any books on sight or said collections that have been reported by informants. People in this society including Montag's wife are drugged into compliancy and get their information from wall-length television screens. After Montag falls in love with book-hoarding Clarisse, he begins to read confiscated books. It is through this relationship that he begins to question the…
Tagline: Aflame with the excitement and emotions of tomorrow!
The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966)
R | 1h 26min | 86min | 15 Feb 1967Score: 6.03/10
Director: Jesús Franco
Starring: Rafael Hernández, Lucía Prado, Cris Huerta, Mabel Karr, Antonio Jiménez Escribano
Synopsis: Woman seeks to avenge her father's death by using a local dancer, with long poisonous fingernails, to do her bidding.
Tagline: Nothing Ever Stripped Your Nerves Screamingly Raw Like...
The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
G | 1h 28min | 88min | 29 Jul 1970Score: 5.38/10
Director: Ishirô Honda
Starring: Gorô Mutsumi, Kenji Sahara, Haruo Nakajima, Kôzô Nomura, Yoshifumi Tajima
Synopsis: An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the lab appears at the same time as the evil gargantua, the two begin to battle across Japan.
Tagline: Can a Country Survive When Two Gargantuas Battle to Death?
The Projected Man (1966)
R | 1h 17min | 77minScore: 4.03/10
Directors: Ian Curteis, John Croydon
Starring: Joan MacDonald, John Watson, Bryant Haliday, Sam Kydd, Terry Scully
Synopsis: A scientist experimenting with matter transmission from place to place by means of a laser beam suddenly decides to use himself as a test specimen. But the process goes awry, and one side of his body becomes hideously deformed and instantly lethal to anyone it touches.
Tagline: He is... THE PROJECTED MAN
The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966)
R | 1h 27min | 87minScore: 3.8/10
Directors: Michael A. Hoey, Jon Hall, Arthur C. Pierce
Starring: Red West, David Brandon, Garrett Myles, Russ Bender, Paul Rhone
Synopsis: Operation Deep Freeze, a scientific expedition to Antarctica discovers unusual tree specimens. When specimens are shipped out for further study, the trees are accidentally introduced to a south seas Navy base, soon revealing themselves to be killer, acid-secreting monsters that live by night.
Tagline: All-Devouring Carnivorous Trees That Move On Their Own Roots!
Curse of the Swamp Creature (1966)
R | 1h 20min | 80minScore: 3.63/10
Director: Larry Buchanan
Starring: Bill Thurman, Patrick Cranshaw, Tony Huston, Cal Duggan, Roger Ready
Synopsis: Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque amphibious creature.
Tagline: MOASASOURI - A MONSTER FROM ANOTHER AGE...with terrifying destructive powers...his victims fight for their lives in a silent, eerie underwater battleground!
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
R | 1h 28min | 88min | 10 Apr 1966Score: 2.2/10
Director: William Beaudine
Starring: John Lupton, Duke Fishman, Roger Creed, Narda Onyx, Herman Hack
Synopsis: Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's slow-witted pal Hank into a bald zombie, which she names Igor.
Tagline: SEE THE GREATEST NAMES IN TERROR HISTORY...IN ONE BIG SHOW! (original ad of Embassy's double-bill, with "Billy the Kid vs. Dracula")
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