Favorite Films of 1958

Updated: 6/24/2016

I have watched 26 films with a 1958 release date. I have listed them here ranked from best to worst (in my opinion).
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1.
Vertigo (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
 
2.
White Wilderness (1958 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The wildlife of the arctic is explored in this true-life adventure. (72 mins.)
Director: James Algar
 
3.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
4.
No Time for Sergeants (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Will Stockdale is a country bumpkin drafted into the Air Force and too dumb to realize he's driving everyone around him crazy -- no one more than Sgt. King. (119 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
5.
Grand Canyon (1958 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Scenes from the Grand Canyon set to Ferde Grofé's "Grand Canyon Suite." (29 mins.)
Director: James Algar
 
6.
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The first manned expedition to Mars is decimated by an unknown life form which stows away on the rescue ship. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
7.
I Bury the Living (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Cemetery director Robert Kraft discovers that by arbitrarily changing the status of plots from empty to occupied on the planogram causes the death of the plots' owners. (76 mins.)
Director: Albert Band
 
8.
Teenage Cave Man (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
A young man defies tribal laws and searches for answers. The result of his quest yields knowledge of past generations. (65 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
9.
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In Norrisville, Bill Farrell leaves his bachelor party on the eve of his marriage with Marge Bradley... (78 mins.)
Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
 
10.
The Fly (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device. (94 mins.)
Director: Kurt Neumann
 
11.
Horror of Dracula (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
 
12.
The Haunted Strangler (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
13.
Corridors of Blood (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig but soon finds himself addicted. (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
14.
The Blob (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (86 mins.)
 
15.
King Creole (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father... (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
16.
Macabre (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A doctor's daughter is kidnapped and buried alive, and he is given just five hours to find and rescue her. (72 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
17.
High School Hellcats (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A good girl is forced to join a dangerous all-girl high school gang, and only her waiter boyfriend and a caring female teacher can possibly help her before it may become too late. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward Bernds
 
18.
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war. (88 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
 
19.
The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it... (69 mins.)
Director: Will Cowan
 
20.
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people. (79 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
21.
Step Down to Terror (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town... (76 mins.)
Director: Harry Keller
 
22.
The Screaming Skull (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
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
 
23.
The Colossus of New York (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results... (70 mins.)
Director: Eugene Lourie
 
24.
The Crawling Eye (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud. (84 mins.)
 
25.
Destination Nightmare (1958 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Pilot film for an anthology series called "The Veil." (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Landers
 
26.
From the Earth to the Moon (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In 1868, American inventor Victor Barbicane develops a powerful military explosive that he also uses as fuel for a moon-bound rocket manned by himself and a motley crew. (101 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin