Best Horror Movies of 1958

1.

Dracula

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one who may be able to protect them is Dr. van Helsing, Harker's friend and fellow-student of vampires, who is determined to destroy Dracula, whatever the cost.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling, Carol Marsh, Olga Dickie, John Van Eyssen, Valerie Gaunt, Janina Faye, Barbara Archer ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1958-05-22
2.

The Fly

5.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Industrialist François Delambre is called late at night by his sister-in-law, Helene Delambre, who tells him that she has just killed her husband, André. Reluctant at first, she eventually explains to the police that André invented a matter transportation apparatus and, while experimenting on himself, a fly entered the chamber during the matter transference.

Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall, Kathleen Freeman, Betty Lou Gerson, Charles Herbert, Bess Flowers, Torben Meyer ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1958-07-16
3.

The Blob

4.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane witness the blob destroying an elderly man and grow to a terrifying size. But no one else has seen the goo, and policeman Dave refuses to believe the kids without proof.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, John Benson, Robert Fields, Anthony Franke, Olin Howland, Stephen Chase, Elbert Smith, Audrey Metcalf ..
Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.
Release date: 1958-09-10
4.

The Revenge of Frankenstein

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Baron Frankenstein, working under the protective pseudonym Dr. Victor Stein, together with his assistant Dr. Kleve, transplants a dwarf's brain into another body and unleashes a deranged being.

Starring: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Gayson, Michael Gwynn, John Welsh, Lionel Jeffries, Oscar Quitak, Richard Wordsworth, John Stuart, Michael Ripper ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1958-06-01
5.

Grip of the Strangler

3.4
6.3/10 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
6.

I Married a Monster from Outer Space

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

A young bride suspects her husband has been replaced by a space invader.

Starring: Tom Tryon, Gloria Talbott, Peter Baldwin, Robert Ivers, Chuck Wassil, Valerie Allen, Ty Hardin, Ken Lynch, Maxie Rosenbloom, John Eldredge ..
Directed by: Gene Fowler Jr.
Release date: 1958-10-01
7.

The Return of Dracula

2.9
5.7/10 IMDB

After a vampire leaves his native Balkans, he murders a Czech artist, assumes his identity, and moves in with the dead man's American cousins.

Starring: Francis Lederer, Norma Eberhardt, Ray Stricklyn, Virginia Vincent, John Wengraf, Jimmy Baird, Greta Granstedt, William Fawcett, Gage Clarke ..
Directed by: Paul Landres
Release date: 1958-04-01
8.

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

When an abused wife grows to giant size because of an alien encounter and an aborted murder attempt, she goes after her cheating husband with revenge on her mind.

Starring: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers, Roy Gordon, George Douglas, Otto Waldis, Eileen Stevens, Michael Ross, Frank Chase, Ken Terrell ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1958-05-18
9.

Attack of the Puppet People

2.6
5.0/10 IMDB

A deranged scientist creates a ray that can shrink people down to doll size.

Starring: John Hoyt, John Agar, June Kenney, Marlene Willis, Laurie Mitchell, Scott Peters, Ken Miller, Michael Mark, Jean Moorhead, Susan Gordon ..
Directed by: Bert I. Gordon
Release date: 1958-04-01
10.

The Crawling Eye

2.6
5.0/10 IMDB

An American investigator for the U.N., a German scientist and a British reporter join forces to investigate a series of disappearances and mutilation-deaths confined to a Swiss Alp and involving a thick, mobile cloud, a telepathic girl, an animate dead man, and tentacled, cyclopean beings from another planet.

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Jennifer Jayne, Janet Munro, Laurence Payne, Warren Mitchell, Andrew Faulds, Frederick Schiller, Colin Douglas, Derek Sydney, Stuart Saunders ..
Directed by: Quentin Lawrence
Release date: 1958-07-07

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