Best Science Fiction Movies of 1960

1.

The Time Machine

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.

Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot, Tom Helmore, Whit Bissell, Doris Lloyd, Alan Young, Paul Frees, Bob Barran ..
Directed by: George Pal
Release date: 1960-05-25
2.

Village of the Damned

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

In a small English village everyone suddenly falls unconscious. When they awake every woman of child bearing age is pregnant. The resulting children have the same strange blond hair, eyes and a strong connection to each other.

Starring: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Martin Stephens, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Naismith, Richard Warner, Jenny Laird, Charlotte Mitchell, Thomas Heathcote, Bernard Archard ..
Directed by: Wolf Rilla
Release date: 1960-06-16
3.

The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

After a series of scientific experiments directed towards freeing the inner man and controlling human personalities, the kindly, generous Dr Henry Jekyll succeeds in freeing his own alter ego, Edward Hyde, a sadistic, evil creature whose pleasure is murder.

Starring: Paul Massie, Dawn Addams, Christopher Lee, David Kossoff, Norma Marla, Francis de Wolff, Magda Miller, Oliver Reed ..
Directed by: Terence Fisher
Release date: 1960-10-24
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1960 : Visit to a Small Planet
4.

Visit to a Small Planet

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

The weirdest alien of the galaxy pays a visit to Earth... Jerry Lewis is Kreton, a childish alien who, against his teacher's will leaves his planet to visit the Earth, and lands in the backyard of a famous television journalist who doesn't believe in U.F.O's and aliens. Wanting to study humans but not able to fully understand them, Kreton makes a mess out of it, generating a lot of comic situations. Written by Alessio Quirino

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Joan Blackman, Earl Holliman, Fred Clark, Orangey ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1960-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1960 : Beyond the Time Barrier
5.

Beyond the Time Barrier

3.0
5.3/10 IMDB

A pilot testing an experimental new rocket powered craft manages to fly into the future and land at the now deserted airbase he left. He ends up in a city with people who are suspicious he is a spy and who want to keep him to procreate with the rulers daughter because the majority of the inhabitants are sterile. He manages to escape and return to his own time but ages dramatically.

Starring: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Vladimir Sokoloff, Boyd 'Red' Morgan, Stephen Bekassy, John van Dreelen, Arianne Ulmer, Ken Knox, Don Flournoy, Tom Ravick ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Release date: 1960-09-08
6.

The Lost World

2.9
5.5/10 IMDB

Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison, Claude Rains, Fernando Lamas, Richard Haydn, Ray Stricklyn, Jay Novello, Vitina Marcus, Ian Wolfe ..
Directed by: Irwin Allen
Release date: 1960-07-13
7.

Lighter Than Hare

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Outer space invader Yosemite Sam wants to capture typical earth creature Bugs.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1960-12-17
8.

Dinosaurus!

2.7
5.0/10 IMDB

After undersea explosions near a Caribbean island, prehistoric creatures are unleashed on the unsuspecting population.

Starring: Ward Ramsey, Paul Lukather, Kristina Hanson, Alan Roberts, Fred Engelberg, Wayne C. Treadway, Luci Blaine, Howard Dayton, Jack Younger, James Logan ..
Directed by: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.
Release date: 1960-08-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1960 : Last Woman on Earth
9.

Last Woman on Earth

2.5
4.8/10 IMDB

Harold Gern, a successful businessman from New York who is constantly in legal trouble, is spending a holiday in Puerto Rico with his attractive wife Evelyn, whom he married “between trials”. They are joined by Martin Joyce, Harold's lawyer, who has come to discuss the latest indictment. Harold invites him along on a boat trip during which all three try out some newly bought scuba diving equipment. When they resurface, they are unable to breathe without using their scuba tanks. They climb back into their boat and find Manuel, the crewman, dead, apparently of asphyxiation. Upon rowing ashore, they enter the jungle. (from Wikipedia)

Starring: Betsy Jones-Moreland, Antony Carbone, Robert Towne ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1960-08-05
10.

The Leech Woman

2.4
4.6/10 IMDB

An endocrinologist in a dysfunctional marriage with an aging, alcoholic wife journeys to Africa seeking a drug that will restore youth.

Starring: Coleen Gray, Grant Williams, Phillip Terry, Gloria Talbott, John van Dreelen, Estelle Hemsley, Kim Hamilton, Arthur Batanides ..
Directed by: Edward Dein
Release date: 1960-05-01

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