Best Thriller Movies of 1957


Time Lock

6.0/10 IMDB

A boy is accidentally locked in a bank vault. With less than 10 hours of oxygen left in the vault, it becomes a race to save the boy.

Starring: Robert Beatty, Lee Patterson, Betty McDowall, Vincent Winter, Robert Ayres, Alan Gifford, Larry Cross, Sandra Francis, Gordon Tanner, Victor Wood ..
Directed by: Gerald Thomas
Release date: 1957-08-27
Best Thriller Movies of 1957 : Stopover Tokyo

Stopover Tokyo

5.7/10 IMDB

An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring.

Starring: Robert Wagner, Joan Collins, Edmond O'Brien, Larry Keating, Ken Scott, Sarah Selby ..
Directed by: Richard L. Breen
Release date: 1957-12-03

The Enemy Below

7.5/10 IMDB

The crew of the American destroyer escort, the USS Haynes, detects a German U-Boat—resulting in a prolonged, deadly battle of wits.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel, Russell Collins, Kurt Kreuger, Frank Albertson, Biff Elliot ..
Directed by: Dick Powell
Release date: 1957-12-25
Best Thriller Movies of 1957 : The Counterfeit Plan

The Counterfeit Plan

6.0/10 IMDB

An escaped murderer flees France to England, where he forces an ex-forger, now established as a reputable estate owner, and the forger's daughter who knew nothing of his past, to counterfeit 5-pound notes for mass distribution around the countryside.

Starring: Zachary Scott, Mervyn Johns, Peggie Castle, Lee Patterson, Sydney Tafler, David Lodge, Mark Bellamy, Robert Arden, Chili Bouchier, Eric Pohlmann ..
Directed by: Montgomery Tully
Release date: 1957-05-11

Hellcats of the Navy

5.4/10 IMDB

Future "first couple" Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis made their only joint film appearance in Hellcats of the Navy. Ronnie plays Casey Abbott, commander of a WW2 submarine, while Nancy portrays navy nurse Helen Blair, Abbott's off-and-on girlfriend. During a delicate mission in which his sub is ordered to retrieve a revolutionary new Japanese mine, Abbott is forced to leave frogman Wes Barton (Harry Lauter) behind to save the rest of his crew. But Abbott's second-in-command Don Landon (Eduard Franz) is convincing that Abbott's sacrifice of Barton was due to the fact that the dead man had been amorously pursuing Helen.

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Arthur Franz, Robert Arthur, William Leslie, William Phillips, Harry Lauter, Michael Garth, Joe Turkel, Don Keefer ..
Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
Release date: 1957-05-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1957 : Hidden Fear

Hidden Fear

5.6/10 IMDB

From master director André De Toth comes this compelling thriller, filmed on location in Copenhagen, about American cop Mike Brent (John Payne), who journeys to Denmark to aid his sister, nightclub singer Susan (Natalie Norwick), when she is accused of killing her partner. As Mike investigates, he learns that Susan is entangled with a gang of counterfeiters headed by the slippery Hartman (Alexander Knox) and risks his life to bring them to justice.

Starring: John Payne, Alexander Knox, Conrad Nagel, Natalie Norwick, Anne Neyland, Kjeld Jacobsen, Marianne Schleiss, Mogens Brandt, Knud Rex, Elsie Albiin ..
Directed by: André De Toth
Release date: 1957-07-01

Zero Hour!

0.0/10 IMDB

A routine flight turns into a major emergency as passengers and crew succumb to food poisoning - is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane? If that sounds vaguely familiar, it's because 'Airplane' was a send-up of this forerunner of the 1970s disaster movie. Written by Michael Brooke

Starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden, Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch, Geoffrey Toone, Jerry Paris, Peggy King, Charles Quinlivan, Patricia Tiernan, Steve London ..
Directed by: Hall Bartlett
Release date: 1957-11-13

My Gun Is Quick

6.2/10 IMDB

Detective Mike Hammer's investigation of a murder puts him in the middle between warring jewel thieves.

Starring: Robert Bray, Whitney Blake, Patricia Donahue, Donald Randolph, Pamela Duncan, Booth Colman, Jan Chaney, Genie Coree ..
Directed by: Phil Victor, George White
Release date: 1957-08-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1957 : The Weapon

The Weapon

6.3/10 IMDB

A boy accidentally shoots a friend with a gun he found in the rubble of a destroyed building. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.

Starring: Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall, Nicole Maurey, Jon Whiteley, George Cole, Laurence Naismith, Stanley Maxted, Denis Shaw, Fred Johnson ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1957-05-17

Three Sundays to Live

5.1/10 IMDB

Band leader Frank Martin is convicted and sentenced to death for murdering the owner of a club in which he had performed. Frank's innocent of the crime, and singer Ruth Chapman can provide him with an alibi. But Ruth is missing, and records show she died years before. As Frank awaits execution, he enlists the help of his heiress girlfriend and his lawyer to clear his name.

Starring: Kieron Moore, Jane Griffiths, Basil Dignam, Sandra Dorne, Hal Ayer, Ferdy Mayne, John Stone ..
Directed by: Ernest Morris
Release date: 1957-10-01

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