Best Crime Movies of 1958

1.

Touch of Evil

6.4
8.0/10 IMDB

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie, in jeopardy.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins, Dennis Weaver, Valentin de Vargas, Mort Mills ..
Directed by: Orson Welles
Release date: 1958-03-30
2.

The Defiant Ones

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Two convicts—a white racist and an angry black man—escape while chained to each other.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw, Cara Williams, Lon Chaney Jr., King Donovan, Claude Akins, Lawrence Dobkin, Whit Bissell ..
Directed by: Stanley Kramer
Release date: 1958-08-14
3.

I Want to Live!

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she knows murder an older woman. When they get caught they start to think that Barbara has helped the police arresting them. As a revenge they tell the police that Barbara is the murderer.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent, Theodore Bikel, Wesley Lau, Philip Coolidge, Bartlett Robinson, Gage Clarke, Joe De Santis, John Marley ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1958-11-18
4.

The Lineup

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In San Francisco, a psychopathic gangster and his mentor retrieve heroin packages carried by unsuspecting travelers.

Starring: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith, Richard Jaeckel, Mary LaRoche, William Leslie, Emile Meyer, Marshall Reed, Raymond Bailey, Vaughn Taylor, Cheryl Callaway ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1958-06-11
5.

Murder by Contract

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Claude is a ruthless and efficient contract killer. His next target, a woman, is the most difficult.

Starring: Vince Edwards, Phillip Pine, Herschel Bernardi, Caprice Toriel, Michael Granger, Kathie Browne, Joseph Mell, Frances Osborne, Steven Ritch, Don Garrett ..
Directed by: Irving Lerner
Release date: 1958-12-18
6.

Party Girl

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Slick lawyer Thomas Farrell has made a career of defending mobsters in trials. It's not until he meets a lovely showgirl at a mob party that he realizes that there's more to life than winning trials. Farrell tries to quit the racket, but mob boss Rico Angelo threatens to hurt the showgirl if Farrell leaves him.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb, John Ireland, Kent Smith, Claire Kelly, Corey Allen, Lewis Charles, David Opatoshu, Kem Dibbs ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1958-10-28
7.

The Snorkel

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

On the Italian coast, writer Paul Decker has grown unhappy in his marriage and executes what appears to be a perfect murder of his wife. While Paul is believed to be writing a book in France, his stepdaughter, Candy, suspects him of murdering her mother, as well as her father years before. With the police unwilling to investigate any further, Candy sets out to confirm her suspicions and take Paul down herself.

Starring: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, William Franklyn, Marie Burke, Irene Prador, Henri Vidon, Flush, Grégoire Aslan ..
Directed by: Guy Green
Release date: 1958-07-07
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Cool and Lam
8.

Cool and Lam

3.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Light-hearted pilot for a proposed CBS detective series featuring character created by Erle Stanley Gardner (under the pseudonym of A.A. Fair). Penny-pinching, rotund Bertha Cool runs a detective agency while her dimunitive junior partner Donald Lam provides the legs and padded expense account. In the pilot, Lam's investigation of infidelity leads to murder.

Starring: Billy Pearson, Benay Venuta, Maurice Manson, Margaret Field, Judith Bess Jones, Sheila Bromley, Don Megowan, Movita, Allison Hayes, John Mitchum ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1958-01-01
9.

Gideon's Day

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in learning that one of his most-trusted detectives has accepted bribes; hunts an escaped maniac who has murdered a girl; tracks a young girl suspected of involvement in a payroll robbery and then helps break up a bank robbery.

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Anna Lee, Anna Massey, Andrew Ray, Dianne Foster, Cyril Cusack, James Hayter, Derek Bond, Howard Marion-Crawford, John Loder ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1958-03-25
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Cry Terror!
10.

Cry Terror!

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A mad bomber holds an innocent family hostage.

Starring: James Mason, Inger Stevens, Rod Steiger, Neville Brand, Angie Dickinson, Jack Kruschen, Terry Ann Ross, Jack Klugman, Kenneth Tobey, Carleton Young ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1958-05-02
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Corridors of Blood
11.

Corridors of Blood

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

An 1840s British surgeon, experiments with anesthetic gases in an effort to make surgery pain-free. While doing so, his demonstration before a panel of his peers ends in a horrific mishap with his patient awakening under the knife; he is forced to leave his position in disgrace. To complicate matters, he becomes addicted to the gases and gets involved with a gang of criminals, led by Black Ben and his henchman Resurrection Joe.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Betta St. John, Christopher Lee, Finlay Currie, Adrienne Corri, Francis de Wolff, Francis Matthews, Frank Pettingell, Basil Dignam, Nigel Green ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1958-12-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Rx Murder
12.

Rx Murder

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

An American doctor, Jethro Jones, comes into a quiet British seaside community and becomes entangled in a murder mystery when the town gossips inform him that all of the three wives of the town doctor, Doctor Dysert (or Doctor Deadcert as they call him) have had mysterious deaths. And now Doctor Dysert is treating his own secretary, Kitty, who he wants to make her his next wife, as she has inexplicably fallen ill.

Starring: Rick Jason, Lisa Gastoni, Marius Goring, Sandu Scott, Mary Merrall, Vida Hope, Helen Shingler, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Nicholas Hannen, Kynaston Reeves ..
Directed by: Derek N. Twist
Release date: 1958-02-18
13.

Grip of the Strangler

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Jean Kent, Elizabeth Allan, Anthony Dawson, Vera Day, Tim Turner, Diane Aubrey, Max Brimmell, Leslie Perrins, Jessica Cairns ..
Directed by: Robert Day
Release date: 1958-05-11
14.

High School Confidential!

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. This is a typical morality play of the era, filled with a naive view of drugs, nihilistic beat poetry, and some incredible '50s slang.

Starring: Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Mamie Van Doren, Jackie Coogan, Diane Jergens, Ray Anthony, Charles Chaplin, Jr., Michael Landon, Jerry Lee Lewis ..
Directed by: Jack Arnold
Release date: 1958-05-30
15.

Macabre

3.2
5.7/10 IMDB

After his wife and her blind sister have died under his care, a doctor's small daughter is kidnapped and reported as buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her.

Starring: William Prince, Jim Backus, Christine White, Jacqueline Scott, Susan Morrow, Philip Tonge, Jonathan Kidd, Ellen Corby, Dorothy Morris, Howard Hoffman ..
Directed by: William Castle
Release date: 1958-10-01
16.

Machine-Gun Kelly

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

George Kelly is angry at the world and scared to death of dying. A career bank robber, Kelly gets his confidence from his Thompson SMG and his girl Flo. After a botched robbery, Flo, Kelly and his gang try their hand at a more lucrative job: kidnapping.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Susan Cabot, Morey Amsterdam, Richard Devon, Jack Lambert, Frank De Kova, Connie Gilchrist, Wally Campo, Barboura Morris, Lori Martin ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1958-05-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Tread Softly Stranger
17.

Tread Softly Stranger

3.1
6.7/10 IMDB

Unable to pay his bookie, a man returns to his hometown where his embezzler brother and girlfriend plot a robbery that ends in tragedy.

Starring: Diana Dors, George Baker, Terence Morgan, Patrick Allen, Jane Griffiths, Thomas Heathcote, Russell Napier, Norman MacOwan, Maureen Delaney, Wilfrid Lawson ..
Directed by: Gordon Parry
Release date: 1958-08-15
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Violent Playground
18.

Violent Playground

3.0
6.6/10 IMDB

A Liverpool juvenile liaison officer struggles with a young and dangerous pyromaniac.

Starring: Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum, Peter Cushing, John Slater, Freddie Starr, Clifford Evans, Moultrie Kelsall, George A. Cooper, Brona Boland ..
Directed by: Basil Dearden
Release date: 1958-01-14
19.

Passport to Shame

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

British melodrama about a cabbie befriending a girl caught up in the white slave trade.

Starring: Diana Dors, Herbert Lom, Eddie Constantine, Odile Versois, Brenda De Banzie, Robert Brown, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Michael Caine, Cyril Shaps, Denis Shaw ..
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff
Release date: 1958-12-02
20.

Nowhere to Go

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A professional thief is sprung from prison with the assistance of a new partner who wants to know where he's hid his loot.

Starring: George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Bessie Love, Harry H. Corbett, Andrée Melly, Lionel Jeffries ..
Directed by: Seth Holt
Release date: 1958-12-02
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Case Against Brooklyn
21.

The Case Against Brooklyn

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

A rookie cop takes on criminals who have the local government in their pocket.

Starring: Darren McGavin, Margaret Hayes, Warren Stevens, Peggy McCay, Tol Avery, Emile Meyer, Nestor Paiva, Brian G. Hutton, Robert Osterloh, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos
Release date: 1958-06-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The True Story of Lynn Stuart
22.

The True Story of Lynn Stuart

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

When the nephews of Phyllis Carter are killed in an automobile crash while under the influence of narcotics, she persuades Police Lieutenant Jim Hahan to use her as an undercover agent.

Starring: Betsy Palmer, Jack Lord, Barry Atwater, John Anderson, Harry Jackson, Gavin MacLeod, Richard Bull, Rita Duncan, Claudia Bryar, Don Devlin ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1958-03-03
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Raw Wind in Eden
23.

Raw Wind in Eden

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Passengers struggle to survive after their plane crashes on a remote island. Director Richard Wilson's 1958 drama stars Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler and Rosanna Podesta.

Starring: Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler, Rossana Podestà, Carlos Thompson, Rik Battaglia, Eduardo De Filippo ..
Directed by: Richard Wilson
Release date: 1958-09-19
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Girl with an Itch
24.

Girl with an Itch

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Ben Cooper, an old farmer, falls in love with the young blond hitchhiker Mari Lou. She falls in love with Ben Coopers money. But, will he have enough to make her happy?

Starring: Kathy Marlowe, Robert Armstrong, Robert Clarke, Scott Douglas, Patti Gallagher, Sarah Padden, Clem Bevans, Carleton Crane, Dick Crane, Peter Perry Jr. ..
Directed by: Ronald V. Ashcroft
Release date: 1958-11-12
25.

The Decks Ran Red

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

A band of dishonest seamen plans a murderous mutiny aboard the S.S. Berwind.

Starring: James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick Crawford, Stuart Whitman, Katharine Bard, Jack Kruschen, Hank Patterson, John Gallaudet, Barney Phillips, Guy Kingsford ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1958-10-10
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Hell's Five Hours
26.

Hell's Five Hours

2.7
5.7/10 IMDB

The manager (Stephen McNally) of a rocket-fuel plant deals with a worker (Vic Morrow) threatening to blow himself up.

Starring: Stephen McNally, Coleen Gray, Vic Morrow, Maurice Manson, Robert Foulk, Dan Sheridan, Will J. White, Robert Christopher, Charles J. Conrad, Ray Ferrell ..
Directed by: Jack L. Copeland
Release date: 1958-04-13
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Gang War
27.

Gang War

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A Los Angeles teacher becomes a mob target when he agrees to be a star witness in a gangland murder case.

Starring: Charles Bronson, Kent Taylor, Jennifer Holden, John Doucette, Gloria Henry, Gloria Grey, Barney Phillips, Ralph Manza, George Eldredge, Billy Snyder ..
Directed by: Gene Fowler Jr.
Release date: 1958-07-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Fearmakers
28.

The Fearmakers

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

A Korean War veteran returns to Washington D.C. only to discover his business partner had died and their public-research business sold, so he works there undercover to find out the truth.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle, Veda Ann Borg, Mel Tormé, Kelly Thordsen, Roy Gordon, Joel Marston, Dennis Moore, Oliver Blake ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1958-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Stakeout on Dope Street
29.

Stakeout on Dope Street

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Three teens get into the drug business when they discover heroin in a stolen briefcase.

Starring: Yale Wexler, Jonathan Haze, Steven Marlo, Abby Dalton, Allen Kramer, Herman Rudin, Philip Mansour, Frank Harding, William Shaw, Andrew J. Fenady ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1958-05-03
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
30.

The Man Who Wouldn't Talk

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

American scientist Dr. Frank Smith is brought to Britain to help the C.I.A. There is a defecting East block scientist they want him to debrief. The commies are less than amused and set Dr. Smith up for a murder.

Starring: Anna Neagle, Anthony Quayle, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Katherine Kath, Dora Bryan, Patrick Allen, Hugh McDermott, Leonard Sachs, Edward Lexy, John Paul ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1958-01-21
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The World Was His Jury
31.

The World Was His Jury

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A sea captain stands trial for manslaughter after 162 people are killed in a fire aboard his cruise ship. Director Fred F. Sears' 1958 drama stars Edmond O'Brien, Robert McQueeney, Paul Birch, Mona Freeman and Karin Booth.

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Mona Freeman, Karin Booth, Robert McQueeney, Paul Birch, John Beradino, Richard H. Cutting ..
Directed by: Fred F. Sears
Release date: 1958-01-01
32.

The Gun Runners

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Remake of "To Have and Have Not" based on Hemingway short story. Plot reset to early days of Cuban revolution. A charter boat skipper gets entangled in gunrunning scheme to get money to pay off debts. Sort of a sea-going film noir with bad girl, smarmy villain, and the "innocent" drawn into wrong side of law by circumstances.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Eddie Albert, Patricia Owens, Richard Jaeckel, Paul Birch, Jack Elam, Lee Strasberg, Everett Sloane, John Qualen, John A. Alonzo ..
Directed by: Don Siegel
Release date: 1958-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Cat & Mouse
33.

Cat & Mouse

2.6
5.7/10 IMDB

A GI deserter frames a girl for killing a blackmailer, and holds her captive while seeking gems.

Starring: Lee Patterson, Ann Sears, Victor Maddern, Hilton Edwards, Roddy McMillan, Diana Fawcett ..
Directed by: Paul Rotha
Release date: 1958-08-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Strange Awakening
34.

The Strange Awakening

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

Peter Chance suffers a blow to the head and wakes up with amnesia in a luxurious home, where a doctor and several women tell him he's a missing heir who's inherited millions. But Peter soon suspects something is not quite right with their story. He sets out to learn the truth before he's forced to sign a document that purportedly finalizes the transfer of the estate. This drama is based on Hugh Wheeler's novel Puzzle for Fiends.

Starring: Lex Barker, Carole Mathews, Lisa Gastoni, Nora Swinburne, Peter Dyneley, Joe Robinson, Malou Pantera, Richard Molinas, John Serret, Stanley Maxted ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1958-04-16
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Revolt in the Big House
35.

Revolt in the Big House

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A crime boss tries to cause a riot and prison break while behind bars.

Starring: Gene Evans, Robert Blake, Timothy Carey, John Qualen, Sam Edwards, John Dennis, Walter Barnes, Frank Richards, Emile Meyer, Arline Hunter ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1958-12-21
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Man Inside
36.

The Man Inside

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A detective tracking a stolen gem begins to suspect there's more to the case than just theft.

Starring: Jack Palance, Anita Ekberg, Nigel Patrick, Anthony Newley, Bonar Colleano, Sean Kelly, Sid James, Donald Pleasence, Eric Pohlmann, Josephine Brown ..
Directed by: John Gilling
Release date: 1958-09-07
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Cop Hater
37.

Cop Hater

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Members of the 87th Precinct search for a cop killer who has already murdered two of their own.

Starring: Robert Loggia, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ellen Parker, Shirley Ballard, Russell Hardie, Hal Riddle, Bill Neff, Gene Miller, Vincent Gardenia, John Gerstad ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1958-10-01
38.

The Safecracker

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Safe cracker, Colley Dawson, is recruited to steal a list of Nazi agents from a safe in a Nazi occupied chateau in Belgium.

Starring: Ray Milland, Barry Jones, Victor Maddern, Ernest Clark, Barbara Everest, Bernard Fox, Jeanette Sterke, Cyril Raymond, Melissa Stribling, Percy Herbert ..
Directed by: Ray Milland
Release date: 1958-03-05
39.

The Bank Raiders

2.5
5.6/10 IMDB

A third rate con man lands himself the job of a get-away driver for a bank heist that has complications.

Starring: Peter Reynolds, Sandra Dorne, Sydney Tafler, Lloyd Lamble, Rose Hill, Tim Ellison, Arthur Mullard, Jeanne Kent, Roberta Woolley, Ann King ..
Directed by: Maxwell Munden
Release date: 1958-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : The Man Who Died Twice
40.

The Man Who Died Twice

2.5
5.9/10 IMDB

An innocent nightclub singer becomes mixed up in illegal drug dealings shortly after witnessing her husband's death and the murder of a couple of narcotics agents.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Vera Ralston, Mike Mazurki, Gerald Milton, Richard Karlan, Louis Jean Heydt, Don Megowan, John Maxwell, Robert Anderson, Paul Picerni ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1958-06-06
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Live Fast, Die Young
41.

Live Fast, Die Young

2.5
6.5/10 IMDB

A teenager finds her wayward sister running with thieves in San Francisco.

Starring: Mary Murphy, Norma Eberhardt, Mike Connors, Sheridan Comerate, Peggy Maley, Jay Jostyn, Troy Donahue, Norman Leavitt, Carol Varga, Joan Marshall ..
Directed by: Paul Henreid
Release date: 1958-04-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Man with a Gun
42.

Man with a Gun

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A £20,000 insurance claim is lodged when a nightclub is destroyed by fire, and claims investigator Mike Davies is assigned to get to the bottom of things. One suspect is Harry Drayson, the club owner but if he torched his own property for the insurance, how safe are his other, heavily insured properties?

Starring: Lee Patterson, Rona Anderson, John Le Mesurier, Bill Nagy, Glen Mason, Carlo Borelli, Harold Lang, Cyril Chamberlain, Alec Finter, Joe Gibbons ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1958-08-11
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Johnny Rocco
43.

Johnny Rocco

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Gangster and police look for a gangster's son who witnessed a murder.

Starring: Richard Eyer, Stephen McNally, Coleen Gray, Russ Conway, Leslie Bradley, James Flavin, Matty Fain ..
Directed by: Paul Landres
Release date: 1958-12-21
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Step Down to Terror
44.

Step Down to Terror

2.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother's luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted to him. Ominous events and conflicting evidence leave Helen suspicious, but uncertain about her brother-in-law as tension builds...

Starring: Colleen Miller, Charles Drake, Rod Taylor, Josephine Hutchinson, Jocelyn Brando, Alan Dexter, Ricky Kelman ..
Directed by: Harry Keller
Release date: 1958-09-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Girls on the Loose
45.

Girls on the Loose

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

A nightclub operator (Mara Corday), her sister (Barbara Bostock), a beautician (Lita Milan) and two other women rob a payroll.

Starring: Mara Corday, Barbara Bostock, Peter Mark Richman, Joyce Barker, Lita Milan, Abby Dalton, Barbara Bostock, Peter Mark Richman, Joyce Barker, Abby Dalton ..
Directed by: Paul Henreid
Release date: 1958-04-01
46.

The Cry Baby Killer

2.4
5.0/10 IMDB

A teenage boy panics and takes hostages when he thinks he's committed murder.

Starring: Harry Lauter, Jack Nicholson, Carolyn Mitchell, Brett Halsey, Ralph Reed, Lynn Cartwright, Smoki Whitfield, Barbara Knudson, Ed Nelson, Herb Vigran ..
Directed by: Jus Addiss
Release date: 1958-08-15
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Dublin Nightmare
47.

Dublin Nightmare

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Loot goes missing in robbery double-cross. Gang members, an ex-lover and a handsome stranger are left to sort it out.

Starring: William Sylvester, Marla Landi, Richard Leech, Harry Hutchinson, William Sherwood, Jack Cunningham, Helen Lindsay, Pat O'Sullivan, John McCarthy, Charles Maunsell ..
Directed by: John Pomeroy
Release date: 1958-10-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : New Orleans After Dark
48.

New Orleans After Dark

2.4
5.2/10 IMDB

Cops go under cover to track down a Mafia drug kingpin who has re-entered the country to sell "junk" to the prostitutes and "hopheads" on Bourbon Street. Edited from TV series N.O.P.D.

Starring: Stacy Harris, Louis Sirgo, Tommy Pelle, Wilson Bourg Jr., Harry Woods, Johnny Aladdin, Jeanine Thomas, Leo Zinser ..
Directed by: John Sledge
Release date: 1958-06-15
49.

High School Hellcats

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

The Hellcats are an all-female gang bent on bucking authority and terrorizing the schools by doing things like having a bad attitude toward their teachers and parents. When Joyce, a new student, moves into the neighborhood, she draws the attention of The Hellcats. Desperate for acceptance and unhappy with her homelife, Joyce goes along with the gang, and is soon drinking, dancing and meeting boys. Can her parents stop her descent into depravity?

Starring: Yvonne Lime, Brett Halsey, Jana Lund, Susanne Sidney, Heather Ames, Nancy Kilgas, Rhoda Williams, Don Shelton, Viola Harris, Robert Anderson ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1958-06-01
Best Crime Movies of 1958 : Blind Spot
50.

Blind Spot

2.4
5.1/10 IMDB

US Army Officer Dan Adams, blinded during the war, is framed for a diamond smuggling rap. Upon regaining his sight, Adams goes after the real thieves in an effort to clear his name. In order to trap the wily criminals, Adams pretends that he's still bereft of his vision.

Starring: Robert MacKenzie, Delphi Lawrence, Gordon Jackson, John Le Mesurier, Anne Sharp, George Pastell, Ernest Clark, Ronan O'Casey, Michael Caine, Arthur Lowe ..
Directed by: Peter Maxwell
Release date: 1958-07-01

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