Coolest Sci-Fi Title and Comment from The 1950s

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 9 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

What is the Coolest 1950s Sci-Fi movie title and comment?

After voting, please discuss here.

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords




IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

Votes: 6,432

Pinball Planets

2. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)

Approved | 252 min | Sci-Fi

Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Lyle Talbot, Tommy Bond

Votes: 585

Yawn of Justice

3. Destination Moon (1950)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

After their latest rocket fails, Dr. Charles Cargraves and retired General Thayer have to start over again. This time, Gen. Thayer approaches Jim Barnes, the head of his own aviation ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson

Votes: 3,409 | Gross: $5.00M

Hey! Pull up your pants.

4. Captain Video, Master of the Stratosphere (1951)

Approved | 287 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

Space hero Captain Video battles the evil Vultura on the planet Atoma.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell | Stars: Judd Holdren, Larry Stewart, George Eldredge, Gene Roth

Votes: 92

Hey Captain, my Predatory Aliens kid can beat up your kid! Now who's Master?

5. Radar Men from the Moon (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: George Wallace, Aline Towne, Roy Barcroft, William Bakewell

Votes: 737

They make great night lights.

6. Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

The invaders come to Earth to create an H-bomb to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can take its place.

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Judd Holdren, Aline Towne, Wilson Wood, Lane Bradford

Votes: 326

They fear the walking dead on earth. Stratosphere Zombie Wimpazoids!

7. Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Two goofy entertainers meet a mad scientist on a jungle island.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo, Charlita

Votes: 2,083

Talk about a bad blind date!

8. Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Gerald Mohr, Peggie Castle, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Bice

Votes: 1,116 | Gross: $1.20M

Why is it the U.S.A. is only one that's invaded? Hmmm? Someone please invade Canada for a change.

9. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 7,818

It got scared and left!

10. The Twonky (1953)

84 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Tweedy college professor discovers his new TV set is animate, apparently possessed by something from the future, and militantly intent on regulating his daily life.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Hans Conried, William H. Lynn, Gloria Blondell, Edwin Max

Votes: 483

Randy's immediate predecessor in England

11. Gog (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory, home of two experimental robots.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Richard Egan, Constance Dowling, Herbert Marshall, John Wengraf

Votes: 956

It was a low budget movie. The Movie posters cost less with only three letters.

12. The Atomic Kid (1954)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A uranium prospector is eating a peanut butter sandwich in the desert where atom bomb tests are being done. He becomes radioactive, and helps the FBI break up an enemy spy ring.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Robert Strauss, Elaine Devry, Bill Goodwin

Votes: 255

Parents know the formula....Just add sugar!

13. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

G | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre

Votes: 26,644 | Gross: $28.20M

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea of Their Own!

14. Panther Girl of the Kongo (1955)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Jean Evans of an international wildlife foundation has made herself at home in Africa as the elephant-riding, vine-swinging, miniskirted 'Panther Girl.' On safari to film animals, Jean ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Phyllis Coates, Myron Healey, Arthur Space, John Daheim

Votes: 107

Punk Panther Girl of the Kongo

15. Revenge of the Creature (1955)

Passed | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Men capture the Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 5,005

Revenge of the Nerd Creatures

16. Bride of the Monster (1955)

Not Rated | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen.

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Tony McCoy, Loretta King

Votes: 6,204

Bride of the Monsters Ball

17. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)

Passed | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.

Directors: David Kramarsky, Roger Corman, Lou Place | Stars: Paul Birch, Lorna Thayer, Dona Cole, Dick Sargent

Votes: 1,198

The Beast with a Million Eyes Wide Shut

18. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

92 Metascore

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 41,948

A Love Story Stolen!

19. Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Sci-Fi

A team of astronauts lands on a moon of Jupiter to find it populated with beautiful young women looking for mates. An old man explains to the explorers the group's story, as well as the moon's dangers.

Director: Cy Roth | Stars: Anthony Dexter, Susan Shaw, Paul Carpenter, Jacqueline Curtis

Votes: 1,409

You can't "fire" the maidens without good cause.

20. Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Approved | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientists become trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, murderous giant crabs.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan, Russell Johnson, Leslie Bradley

Votes: 2,578

Means a trip to the doctor!

21. The Man Without a Body (1957)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A wealthy business man discovers he has a brain tumor and seeks medical help. The business man finds a scientist experimenting with transplanting monkey heads on different monkey bodies. ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Saunders, W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Robert Hutton, George Coulouris, Julia Arnall, Nadja Regin

Votes: 246

It's those darn Invaders at work again!

22. The Night the World Exploded (1957)

Not Rated | 64 min | Sci-Fi

Dr. Conway has perfected a machine which he believes will predict earthquakes, and has determined that one will strike California within 24 hours. He and his patron, Dr. Morton, attempt to ... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Kathryn Grant, William Leslie, Tristram Coffin, Raymond Greenleaf

Votes: 357

Oops! No sequel!

23. The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March, he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry

Votes: 1,318

They left out an 'e' and a 'd' at the end of that title I think!

24. I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Professor Frankenstein creates a hulking teenager from the body of an accident victim; his "creation" awakens and goes on a killing spree.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Whit Bissell, Phyllis Coates, Robert Burton, Gary Conway

Votes: 730

Now I'm a Senior Citizen Frankenstein

25. Missile Monsters (1958)

Approved | 75 min | Sci-Fi

Feature version of 1950 serial "Flying Disc Man from Mars."

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Walter Reed, Lois Collier, James Craven, Gregory Gaye

Votes: 26

Swim upstream!

26. Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

Approved | 79 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney, Susan Gordon

Votes: 1,870

Damn Senators and Congressmen!

27. Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

Not Rated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

When an abused socialite 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.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers, Roy Gordon

Votes: 4,409 | Gross: $0.48M

When I grow way up I wanna date with you!

28. Space Master X-7 (1958)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A fungus brought from space threatens to grow and spread, devouring everyone in its path.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Bill Williams, Lyn Thomas, Robert Ellis, Paul Frees

Votes: 325

All my friends call me Mister Master!

29. The Thing from Another World (1951)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 23,608

Was on Jerry Springer and nobody noticed! . Suggested by MAthePA



Recently Viewed