With Sam Katzman Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)

Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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A giant, radioactive octopus rises from the Philippine Trench to terrorize the North American Pacific Coast.

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith

Votes: 4,476

2. Batman and Robin (1949)

Approved | 263 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,501

3. Superman (1948)

Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi

7.1
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman

Votes: 870

4. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

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

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 6,468

5. The Giant Claw (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Global panic ensues when it is revealed that a mysterious UFO is actually a giant bird that flies at supersonic speed and has no regard for life or architecture.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill

Votes: 2,907

6. The Werewolf (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Two scientists come across an auto accident and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to their lab and inject him with a serum they have been working with. Unfortunately,... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Don Megowan, Joyce Holden, Eleanore Tanin, Kim Charney

Votes: 1,121

7. Invisible Ghost (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Votes: 1,595

8. Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)

Not Rated | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: George Hamilton, Susan Oliver, Red Buttons, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 613

9. Hot Rods to Hell (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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While on a business trip just before Christmas, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident, which was caused by the reckless driving of the other car involved. Although Tom suffered no paralysis... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, Mimsy Farmer, Laurie Mock

Votes: 842

10. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

5.5
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Votes: 1,427

11. Kissin' Cousins (1964)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Glenda Farrell, Jack Albertson

Votes: 1,819 | Gross: $2.80M

12. The Last Blitzkrieg (1959)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, War

5.8
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The fanatical son of a Nazi General leads a squad of German commandos, disguised as American Troops, behind the lines in order to sabotage the Allied Forces. Stars Van Johnson, Kerwin Matthews, Dick York and Larry Storch.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Van Johnson, Kerwin Mathews, Dick York, Larry Storch

Votes: 183

13. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Passed | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,623

14. Angel, Angel, Down We Go (1969)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Thom | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Jordan Christopher, Holly Near, Lou Rawls

Votes: 321

15. New Orleans Uncensored (1955)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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A Navy veteran purchases a government surplus vessel and becomes involved in the capture of waterfront racketeers.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Arthur Franz, Beverly Garland, Helene Stanton, Michael Ansara

Votes: 120

16. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

Votes: 667

17. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)

Approved | 252 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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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: 581

18. The Ape Man (1943)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.5
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall

Votes: 1,045

19. Harum Scarum (1965)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

4.8
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American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Ann Mobley, Fran Jeffries, Michael Ansara

Votes: 1,381

20. When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965)

Not Rated | 97 min | Musical

5.0
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Danny Churchill is a young heir who tries to help Ginger, an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her father's ranch from closing due to being heavily in debt with some Reno ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Connie Francis, Harve Presnell, Peter Noone, Karl Green

Votes: 178

21. Rock Around the Clock (1956)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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Orchestra manager Steve Hollis realizes that big-band music is dead. People want something new, but what? On their way to New York, Steve and his companion Corny, stop at a motel in a small... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Bill Haley and the Comets, The Platters, Ernie Freeman Combo, Tony Martinez and His Band

Votes: 945 | Gross: $4.00M

22. California Conquest (1952)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.1
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In the 1840s, most Californians want their state to break-away from Mexico and possibly join the USA but Russia, Britain and France aim to grab California for themselves.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright, Alfonso Bedoya, Lisa Ferraday

Votes: 150

23. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

5.1
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 1,127

24. The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Western

4.3
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The South is losing the Civil War and the coffers are nearly empty. A group of Confederate spies steals a shipment of gold in San Francisco and attempts to deliver it to a Confederate ... See full summary »

Director: Michael D. Moore | Stars: Roy Orbison, Sammy Jackson, Maggie Pierce, Joan Freeman

Votes: 338

25. Zombies of Mora Tau (1957)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Zombie-like, dead crewmen of a sunken ship have always prevented salvagers from claiming the wreck's legendary box of diamonds, but will a new group of treasure hunters succeed?

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Gregg Palmer, Allison Hayes, Autumn Russell, Joel Ashley

Votes: 775

26. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Richard Denning, Angela Stevens, S. John Launer, Michael Granger

Votes: 926

27. The Wild Westerners (1962)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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Sheriff Plummer and his men are using their badges to easily rob gold shipments and kill the drivers. Marshal McDowell and his men are looking for the killers. They catch one who is ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: James Philbrook, Nancy Kovack, Duane Eddy, Guy Mitchell

Votes: 113

28. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 881

29. The Tijuana Story (1957)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.6
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Tijuana is a city ridden with crime, vice and corruption, with the local Mexican mob stopping anyone who attempts to clean up the city. However, the mob meets its match when it is ... See full summary »

Director: László Kardos | Stars: Rodolfo Acosta, James Darren, Robert McQueeney, Jean Willes

Votes: 59

30. The Magic Carpet (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Lucille Ball, John Agar, Patricia Medina, George Tobias

Votes: 201

31. Black Dragons (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Thriller, War

4.3
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A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

Votes: 910

32. Jungle Jim (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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Lady scientist, Hilary Parker is searching for a rare drug to help combat polio. Opportunist Bruce Edwards joins the quest but is actually after gold and buried treasure.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves, Lita Baron

Votes: 690

33. The Crooked Web (1955)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Government agent tries to trick a suspect into returning to Germany, the scene of his crimes.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Mari Blanchard, Richard Denning, John Mylong

Votes: 174

34. Riot on Sunset Strip (1967)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

5.0
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LA police captain attempts to appease Sunset Strip businessmen objecting to hippy youths hanging out, by setting a curfew. The cop also thinks the kids have a right to be there, until his estranged daughter joins the counter-culture crowd.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans, Laurie Mock

Votes: 362

35. Slaves of Babylon (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.4
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In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 84

36. Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

5.0
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A college co-ed tries to balance her time writing songs and dealing with her publisher who tries to pursue her.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Mary Ann Mobley, Joan O'Brien, Nancy Sinatra, Chris Noel

Votes: 315

37. The Golden Hawk (1952)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.5
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The seafaring adventures of French privateer Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo during the Franco-Spanish-English war of the 17th century.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Sterling Hayden, Helena Carter, John Sutton

Votes: 217

38. Mysterious Island (1951)

Approved | 252 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Union prisoners use a balloon to escape a Southern prison camp near the end of the Civil War and end up marooned on a mysterious volcanic island with very unusual inhabitants.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Richard Crane, Marshall Reed, Karen Randle, Ralph Hodges

Votes: 149

39. Pirates of Tortuga (1961)

Not Rated | 97 min | Adventure

5.4
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An English captain and his crew are dispatched to the Spanish-controlled island of Tortuga, where famed privateer Henry Morgan has defected from his support of the English Empire and is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Ken Scott, Letícia Román, Dave King, John Richardson

Votes: 267

40. Don't Knock the Rock (1956)

Approved | 84 min | Music

5.8
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A disc jockey tries to prove to teenagers' parents that rock 'n' roll is harmless and won't turn their kids into juvenile delinquents.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Bill Haley and the Comets, Alan Dale, Alan Freed, The Treniers

Votes: 292

41. Brick Bradford (1947)

Approved | 257 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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An adventurer travels to the moon to stop a madman from getting hold of the Interceptor Ray, a weapon that could destroy Earth.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kane Richmond, Rick Vallin, Linda Leighton, Pierre Watkin

Votes: 56

42. Fort Ti (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, War, Western

5.2
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Set against the backdrop of the French and Indian war in colonial America, the British soldiers attempt to route the French Army from Fort Ticonderoga.

Director: William Castle | Stars: George Montgomery, Joan Vohs, Irving Bacon, James Seay

Votes: 161

43. The Miami Story (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Fed up with the raising crime in Miami, the police chief and the leading members of the city council hire a former Miami gangster, gone straight, to help eliminate the biggest crime syndicate in the city.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

Votes: 151

44. The Love-Ins (1967)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

4.5
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A college professor resigns in protest to the dismissal of student underground newspaper workers and later joins their "hippie movement" and becomes their "Messiah."

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Richard Todd, James MacArthur, Susan Oliver, Mark Goddard

Votes: 183

45. Siren of Bagdad (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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In ancient Bagdad, a magician uses his powers and his magic box to save slave girls.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Paul Henreid, Patricia Medina, Hans Conried, Charles Lung

Votes: 171

46. The Pathfinder (1952)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, War, Western

5.9
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Pathfinder, a white man raised by the Mohican Indians, joins forces with the British army to avenge himself on the Mingo warriors and the French, who have brought death and pillage to his ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 84

47. Battle of Rogue River (1954)

Passed | 71 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.7
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In Oregon, the Army is ordered to negotiate peace with the Indians but unscrupulous businessmen, who profiteered during the conflict, secretly sabotage the peace process.

Director: William Castle | Stars: George Montgomery, Richard Denning, Martha Hyer, John Crawford

Votes: 191

48. The Lost Planet (1953)

Approved | Sci-Fi

5.1
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Two newspaper reporters battle a plot by the evil Dr. Grood to conquer the world.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Judd Holdren, Vivian Mason, Michael Fox, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 56

49. Seminole Uprising (1955)

Approved | 74 min | War, Western

5.3
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Cavalry Lieutenant Can Elliott is ordered to bring in Seminole Indian chief Black Cat, who is leading his tribe in a campaign of terror and bloodshed. Black Cat kidnaps Susan Hannah, ... See full summary »

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: George Montgomery, Karin Booth, William Fawcett, Steven Ritch

Votes: 142

50. Rumble on the Docks (1956)

82 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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It's West Side Story, which was common back then.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: James Darren, Laurie Carroll, Michael Granger, Jerry Janger

Votes: 102


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