Phreekshow's 1950's Horror.

Althought the 1950's was the Golden Age of Science Fiction, horror also made a strong showing. These are the horror films that I have seen from the decade of the 50's!
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1.
House of Wax (1953)
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. (88 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
 
2.
Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
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The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla. (70 mins.)
Director: Curt Siodmak
 
3.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. (79 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
4.
Bride of the Monster (1955)
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A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen. (69 mins.)
 
5.
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
6.
Horror of Dracula (1958)
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Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
7.
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
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We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr... (89 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
8.
The Screaming Skull (1958)
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A newly married couple arrives at the home of the husband's late wife, where the gardens have been maintained by a gardener faithful to the dead woman's memory. Soon, eerie events lead the new wife to think she's losing her mind. (68 mins.)
Director: Alex Nicol
 
9.
A Bucket of Blood (1959)
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A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works. (66 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
10.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
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A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
11.
The Manster (1959)
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An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory... (72 mins.)
 
12.
Giant from the Unknown (1958)
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A very large, degenerate, Spanish conqueror is freed from suspended animation by lightning and goes on a killing spree in a small town. (77 mins.)
 
13.
Body in the Web (1960)
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Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders! (89 mins.)
Director: Jaime Nolan
 
14.
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
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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. (65 mins.)
Director: Nathan Hertz
 
15.
The Neanderthal Man (1953)
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Professor Groves, an expert in prehistoric life, proves his theories with an extract that'll regress a cat to a saber-tooth tiger and man to a Neanderthal. (78 mins.)
Director: E.A. Dupont
 
16.
Vampire Over London (1952)
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The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world... (74 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
17.
The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)
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Giant mollusk monsters attack California. (84 mins.)
Director: Arnold Laven
 
18.
The Bat (1959)
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A crazed killer known as "The Bat" is on the loose in a mansion full of people. (80 mins.)
Director: Crane Wilbur
 
19.
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)
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A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing. (78 mins.)
Director: John Sherwood
 
20.
Revenge of the Creature (1955)
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes. (82 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
21.
The Magnetic Monster (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Working for O.S.I., the Office of Scientific Investigation, A-Man agent Jeffrey Stewart and his partner... (76 mins.)
Director: Curt Siodmak
 
22.
Terror Is a Man (1959)
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A mad scientist transforms a panther into a man-like creature that escapes and goes on a murderous rampage. (89 mins.)