Best Science Fiction Movies of 1949


Mighty Joe Young

7.0/10 IMDB

A young woman, Jill Young, grew up on her father's ranch in Africa, raising a large gorilla named Joe from an infant. Years later, she brings him to Hollywood to become a star.

Starring: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh, Douglas Fowley, Denis Greene, Paul Guilfoyle, Nestor Paiva, Regis Toomey, Lora Lee Michel ..
Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1949-07-27

Batman and Robin

5.9/10 IMDB

This 15-chapter serial pits Batman and Robin against The Wizard, who uses a device that allows him to control machinery to hold the city hostage.

Starring: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Lyle Talbot, Jane Adams, Ralph Graves, Don C. Harvey, William Fawcett, Leonard Penn, Rick Vallin, Michael Whalen ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1949-05-26
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1949 : King of the Rocket Men

King of the Rocket Men

6.9/10 IMDB

Prof. Millard pretends to be dead and helps Jeff King ferret out Vulcan, the evil traitor at the science academy. Donning his Rocket Man costume King goes from one hair raising rescue to the next in order to keep the newly invented Decimator out of the clutches of Vulcan and his minions.

Starring: Tris Coffin, Mae Clarke, Don Haggerty, James Craven, I. Stanford Jolley, House Peters Jr., Douglas Evans, Ted Adams, Stanley Price, Dale Van Sickel ..
Directed by: Fred C. Brannon
Release date: 1949-06-08
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1949 : The Perfect Woman

The Perfect Woman

5.9/10 IMDB

In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out rather to be the Professor's niece Penelope doing a pretty good imitation of the perfect Olga who winds up with them in the bridal suite at the Hotel Splendide.

Starring: Patricia Roc, Stanley Holloway, Nigel Patrick, Miles Malleson, Irene Handl, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Fred Berger, Pamela Devis, Philippa Gill, David Hurst ..
Directed by: Bernard Knowles
Release date: 1949-05-23
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1949 : The Time Machine

The Time Machine

7.1/10 IMDB

Starring: Mary Donn, Christopher Gill, Eugene Leahy, Russell Napier, Anthony Nicholls, George Stanford ..
Release date: 1949-01-24
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1949 : The Phantom Creeps

The Phantom Creeps

4.0/10 IMDB

Not a feature, but an edited version of the 1939 serial "The Phantom Creeps" which was released to TV in 1949.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Dorothy Arnold, Robert Kent, Edwin Stanley, Regis Toomey, Jack C. Smith, Edward Van Sloan, Dora Clement, Anthony Averill, Hugh Huntley ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind
Release date: 1949-06-06

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