Best Horror Movies of 1957


Ghost-Cat of Yonaki Swamp

6.5/10 IMDB

A remake of Kaidan Saga yashiki (1953).

Starring: Shintarô Katsu, Takako Irie, Michiko Ai ..
Directed by: Katsuhiko Tasaka
Release date: 1957-06-18
Best Horror Movies of 1957 : The Unknown Terror

The Unknown Terror

5.2/10 IMDB

A woman leads an expedition into a remote jungle to find her long-lost brother, but instead finds a mad scientist who has created a fungus monster that feeds on the local inhabitants.

Starring: John Howard, Mala Powers, May Wynn, Gerald Milton, Duane Grey, Gerald Gilden, Sir Lancelot, Patrick O'Moore, William Hamel, Martin Garralaga ..
Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
Release date: 1957-08-12

The Disembodied

4.8/10 IMDB

When men on a photo safari stumble into a misanthropic doctor’s remote camp with a wounded comrade, the doctor's restless wife supplements her usual pursuit (voodoo, especially as a way to off her husband) with a new one: seduction. As men lose their hearts (sometimes literally) to the alluring voodoo priestess, she embarks on a killing spree that turns the jungle blood red.

Starring: Paul Burke, Allison Hayes, John Wengraf, Eugenia Paul, Joel Marston, Robert Christopher, Dean Fredericks, Paul Thompson, Otis Greene ..
Directed by: Walter Grauman
Release date: 1957-08-25
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Blood of Dracula

4.4/10 IMDB

A medical examiner suspects a vampire might be responsible for the mysterious murders at the Sherwood School For Girls.

Starring: Susan Harrison, Louise Lewis, Jerry Blaine, Gail Ganley, Heather Ames, Malcolm Atterbury, Mary Adams, Thomas Browne Henry, Don Devlin, Jean Dean ..
Directed by: Herbert L. Strock
Release date: 1957-11-01

The Curse of Frankenstein

7.1/10 IMDB

Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face — and a tendency to kill.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee, Melvyn Hayes, Valerie Gaunt, Paul Hardtmuth, Noel Hood, Fred Johnson, Claude Kingston ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1957-06-25

Night of the Demon

7.5/10 IMDB

American professor John Holden arrives in London for a conference on parapsychology only to discover that the colleague he was supposed to meet was killed in a freak accident the day before. It turns out that the deceased had been investigating a cult lead by Dr. Julian Karswell. Though a skeptic, Holden is suspicious of the devil-worshiping Karswell. Following a trail of mysterious manuscripts, Holden enters a world that makes him question his faith in science.

Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Athene Seyler, Liam Redmond, Peter Elliott, Ewan Roberts, Reginald Beckwith, Rosamund Greenwood, Brian Wilde ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1957-11-09

Daughter of Dr. Jekyll

5.5/10 IMDB

A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.

Starring: John Agar, Gloria Talbott, Arthur Shields, John Dierkes, Molly McCarthy, Martha Wentworth, Marjorie Stapp, Reita Green, Marel Page, Ken Terrell ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Release date: 1957-06-28

Back from the Dead

5.2/10 IMDB

A newly married young woman is possessed by the evil spirt of her husband's deceased first wife. The possession turns her into a scheming killer who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Starring: Peggie Castle, Arthur Franz, Marsha Hunt, Don Haggerty, Marianne Stewart, Otto Reichow, James Bell, Helen Wallace, Evelyn Scott ..
Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
Release date: 1957-08-12

The Black Scorpion

5.4/10 IMDB

Giant scorpions wreck havoc after being released due to volcanic activity.

Starring: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro, Carlos Múzquiz, Pascual García Peña, Fanny Schiller, Pedro Galván, Arturo Martínez ..
Directed by: Edward Ludwig
Release date: 1957-10-11

The Man Who Turned to Stone

5.3/10 IMDB

A new social worker at a girls' reformatory discovers that her charges are being used by a group of ancient alchemists, who have insinuated themselves as the prison's chief staffers, to keep themselves alive and free from an insidious petrification, which is already afflicting one of their number.

Starring: Victor Jory, William Hudson, Charlotte Austin, Jean Willes, Ann Doran, Paul Cavanagh, George Lynn, Victor Varconi, Friedrich von Ledebur, Tina Carver ..
Directed by: László Kardos
Release date: 1957-03-01

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