50s Scifi Fantasy Movies

The Blob (1958)

The Blob

  • 68%
  • NONE
  • 82 min
  • Sci-Fi

An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Orphée (1950)

Orphée

    • 95 min
    • Fantasy

    Set in contemporary Paris, the movie is a variation of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus. This film is the central part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet (1930), Orpheus (1950) and Testament of Orpheus (1960).

    Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

    Earth Vs. the Flying Saucers

    • 71%
    • NR
    • 83 min
    • Fantasy

    After aliens fail to effectively manage their time-space communications devices and botch an attempt to contact rocket scientist Dr. Russell Marvin and his charming wife Carol, they start to destroy Earth targets, suck the knowledge out of military brains, and issue ultimatums. Fortunately, Dr. Marvin and his fellow scientists have a few tricks of their own.

    It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)

    It Came from Beneath the Sea

    • 63%
    • NR
    • 79 min
    • Fantasy

    A Giant Octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast.

    Enemy from Space (1957)

    Enemy from Space

      • 85 min
      • Sci-Fi

      Quatermass is the director of an important scientific base, where he builds nuclear rockets for the colonization of the Moon. A strange fall of meteorites in a nearby village leads to the discovery of a huge base under a strict military control, officially a factory of artificial food. Quatermass reveals that the factory is actually breeding alien creatures.

      20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

      20 Million Miles to Earth

      • 78%
      • NR
      • 82 min
      • Fantasy

      When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome.

      Conquest of Space (1955)

      Conquest of Space

        • 81 min
        • Sci-Fi

        A team of American astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get in the way.

        When Worlds Collide (1951)

        When Worlds Collide

        • 77%
        • NONE
        • 83 min
        • Sci-Fi

        What would happen if a rogue planet flew into our solar system and slammed into the Earth? That question is answered in this classic sci-fi tale. An astronomer discovers an object that has just entered the solar system. His calculations show him it's big and headed straight for the Earth. The only problem is convincing the rest of the world. This top notch sci-fi shows humanity at its best and worst.

        Brigadoon (1954)

        Brigadoon

          • 108 min
          • Fantasy

          Americans Jeff and Tommy, hunting in Scotland, stumble upon a village - Brigadoon. They soon learn that the town appears once every 100 years in order to preserve its peace and special beauty. The citizens go to bed at night and when they wake up, it's 100 years later. Tommy falls in love with a beautiful young woman, Fiona, and is torn between staying or going back to his hectic life in New York.

          Devil Girl from Mars (1954)

          Devil Girl from Mars

            • 77 min
            • Sci-Fi

            An uptight, leather-clad female alien, armed with a raygun and accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock

            X: The Unknown (1956)

            X: The Unknown

              • Unrated
              • 81 min
              • Sci-Fi

              British Army radiation drills at a remote Scottish base attract a subterranean, radioactive entity of unknown nature that vanishes, leaving two severely radiation-burned soldiers... and a "bottomless" crack in the earth. Others who meet the thing in the night suffer likewise, and with increasing severity; it seems to be able to "absorb" radiation from any source, growing bigger and bigger. What is it?? How do you destroy a thing that "feeds" on energy? Written...

              Rocketship X-M (1950)

              Rocketship X-M

                • Unrated
                • 77 min
                • Sci-Fi

                Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon. Because of craft malfunction and some fuel calculations, they end up landing on Mars. On Mars, evidence of a once powerful civilization is found. The scientists determine that an atomic war destroyed most of the Martians (who surprisingly look like humans). Those that survived reverted to a caveman-like existance. Written by Matthew Soffen <[email protected]> ...

                The Mysterians (1957)

                The Mysterians

                  • Unrated
                  • 89 min
                  • Sci-Fi

                  Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on. But when they are discovered to be invaders, responsible for the giant robot that is destroying cities, the armed forces attempt to stop them with every weapon available.

                  - Written by

                  Todd A. Bobenrieth <[email protected]>

                  The Angry Red Planet (1959)

                  The Angry Red Planet

                    • 83 min
                    • Sci-Fi

                    The first manned flight to Mars returns after having been out of communications since it had arrived on Mars. What would it reveal?

                    1984 (1956)

                    1984

                      • Unrated
                      • 90 min
                      • Sci-Fi

                      In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.

                      - Written by

                      Marty McKee <[email protected]>

                      Monster from Green Hell (1957)

                      Monster from Green Hell

                        • 71 min
                        • Sci-Fi

                        The U.S. government is conducting experiements on the effects of exposure to space radiation by sending animals briefly into orbit. Following a malfunction, one of the rockets stays in space longer than planned, and is lost from the scientists' radar screens. Later, Dr. Brady, one of the rocket scientists, reads a news report about strange occurances in Central Africa. Theorizing that it may be the irradiated test wasp wreaking havoc in the jungle, he organizes an expedistion to investigate.

                        Killers from Space (1954)

                        Killers from Space

                          • 71 min
                          • Sci-Fi

                          Dr. Douglas Martin is a scientist working on atomic bomb tests. While collecting aerial data on an Air Force atomic blast at Soledad Flats, his plane crashes. He survives the crash unhurt, except for a strange scar on his chest. At the base hospital, he does not remember what happened. He acts so strangely that the authorities bring in the FBI, thinking he may be an impostor. He is cleared, bu