Favorite Films of 1958

Updated: 9/5/16

I have watched 27 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 5.6/10 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. (77 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  
Aliens arrive on Earth to possess the bodies of humans. One of their first victims is a young man, whose new wife soon realizes something is wrong with him. (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 6.3/10 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  
A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss. (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.
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
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
 
18.
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
 
19.
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
 
20.
The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it... (69 mins.)
Director: Will Cowan
 
21.
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
 
22.
Step Down to Terror (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town... (76 mins.)
Director: Harry Keller
 
23.
The Screaming Skull (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 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
 
24.
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
 
25.
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.)
 
26.
Destination Nightmare (1958 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Pilot film for an anthology series called "The Veil." (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Landers
 
27.
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