1958 Films

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1.
Vertigo (1958)
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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.
Touch of Evil (1958)
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town. (95 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
3.
No Time for Sergeants (1958)
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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
 
4.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
5.
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
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A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
6.
Gigi (1958)
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Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, a rich playboy and a youthful courtesan-in-training enjoy a platonic friendship, but it may not stay platonic for long. (115 mins.)
 
7.
South Pacific (1958)
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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission. (157 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
 
8.
The Vikings (1958)
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A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. (116 mins.)
 
9.
Thunder Road (1958)
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A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to put him in prison. (92 mins.)
Director: Arthur Ripley
 
10.
The Blob (1958)
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An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (86 mins.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
The Big Country (1958)
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A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land. (165 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
13.
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
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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
 
14.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
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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
 
15.
The Fly (1958)
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A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device. (94 mins.)
Director: Kurt Neumann
 
16.
The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
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Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners. (115 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
17.
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
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A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events. (91 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
18.
The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
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An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story. (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
19.
The Defiant Ones (1958)
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Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kramer
 
20.
The Young Lions (1958)
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The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war... (167 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
21.
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
 
22.
Mon Oncle (1958)
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Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings. (117 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
 
23.
Indiscreet (1958)
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An actress who has given up on love meets a suave banker and begins a flirtation with him...even though he's already married. (100 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
24.
Houseboat (1958)
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A widower, his three young children, and a bombshell nanny get to know each other better when circumstances have them living together aboard a badly neglected houseboat. (110 mins.)
 
25.
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
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During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story. (103 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
26.
Man of the West (1958)
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A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band. (100 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
27.
Some Came Running (1958)
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Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran winds up in his small Indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life. (137 mins.)
 
28.
The Bravados (1958)
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Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged... (98 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
29.
King Creole (1958)
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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
 
30.
It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958)
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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
 
31.
Teacher's Pet (1958)
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A hard-nosed newspaper editor poses as a night school student in order to woo a journalism teacher who cannot stand him. (120 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
32.
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
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After his employer is murdered by rival cattlemen, a troubled and uneducated young cowboy vows revenge on the murderers, (102 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
33.
The Law and Jake Wade (1958)
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Outlaw Clint Hollister escapes from jail with the help of Marshal Jake Wade, because once Clint did the same for him... (86 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
34.
The Cry Baby Killer (1958)
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Teenage boy panics and takes hostages when he thinks he's committed murder. Actor Jack Nicholson's film debut as the juvenile delinquent. (70 mins.)
Director: Joe Addis
 
35.
Cowboy (1958)
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An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected. (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
36.
The Last Hurrah (1958)
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time. (121 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
37.
The Key (1958)
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During WW2, successive tug boat British captains sent on dangerous salvage missions pass-on the key to a home-port apartment where a lonely Swiss-Italian young war-widow lives. (134 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
38.
The Quiet American (1958)
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A young naive American and a cynical older British diplomat disagree over politics in 1952 Vietnam and over a beautiful young native girl. (120 mins.)
 
39.
The Geisha Boy (1958)
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Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy. (98 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
40.
Desire Under the Elms (1958)
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Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion... (111 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
 
41.
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... (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
42.
The Black Orchid (1958)
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After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son... (96 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
 
43.
The Hunters (1958)
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In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville... (108 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
44.
The Colossus of New York (1958)
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A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results... (70 mins.)
Director: Eugene Lourie
 
45.
The Badlanders (1958)
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Two men are released from the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma in 1898. One, the Dutchman, is out... (85 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
46.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
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An average television repairman must care for the newborn triplets of his former hometown sweetheart, now a famous movie star, so her career will not suffer. (103 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
47.
Home Before Dark (1958)
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Simmons is magnetic as Charlotte, her lovely, delicate face reflecting the inner turmoil of a woman battling for sanity after she walks out of a mental institution. (136 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
48.
The Tunnel of Love (1958)
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A series of misunderstandings leaves a married man believing he has impregnated the owner of an adoption agency, and that she will be his and his wife's surrogate. (98 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
49.
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)
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All about the citizens of Putnam's Landing and their reactions to an army missile base in their back yard. (106 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
50.
I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)
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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.
 
51.
Machine-Gun Kelly (1958)
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The criminal exploits of Public Enemy number 1, George 'Machine-Gun' Kelly, during the 1930s. (80 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
52.
Kings Go Forth (1958)
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Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her. (109 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
53.
The Matchmaker (1958)
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Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman. (103 mins.)
Director: Joseph Anthony
 
54.
I Bury the Living (1958)
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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
 
55.
The Light in the Forest (1958)
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A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate. (83 mins.)
 
56.
The Haunted Strangler (1958)
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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
 
57.
Corridors of Blood (1958)
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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
 
58.
Never Love a Stranger (1958)
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Following the life of an orphan and the events that change his life and lead him into a life of crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
59.
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
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Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people. (79 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
60.
The Strange World of Planet X (1958)
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A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters. (75 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Gunn
 
61.
Terror in a Texas Town (1958)
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A Swedish whaler is out for revenge when he finds out that a greedy oil man murdered his father for their land. (80 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
62.
Escort West (1959)
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An ex-Confederate officer and his young daughter, traveling West, rescue two women survivors of an Indian attack. (75 mins.)
Director: Francis D. Lyon
 
63.
Me and the Colonel (1958)
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Jacobowsky, a Jewish refugee, flees from the Nazis with an aristocratic, anti-semitic Polish officer trying to get papers to England... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
 
64.
The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958)
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Three Indians are murdered. Each was wearing a medallion when he died. Together the medallions form a puzzle whose solution points to gold. (81 mins.)
Director: Lesley Selander
 
65.
The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)
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After inadvertently stopping an Indian attack on his stagecoach while traveling in the American West, an English gentleman finds himself appointed sheriff of a nearby town. (103 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
66.
Tarzan's Fight for Life (1958)
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Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa... (86 mins.)
 
67.
My World Dies Screaming (1958)
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A newlywed is terrified when her husband brings her to live in the old house that figures in her recurring nightmare. (85 mins.)
Director: Harold Daniels
 
68.
Gang War (1958)
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A Los Angeles high-school teacher's problems begin when he happens to witness a gangland killing and agrees to identify the murderers. Not realizing this will cause the underworld to retaliate "big time". (75 mins.)
Director: Gene Fowler Jr.
 
69.
When Hell Broke Loose (1958)
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In 1945, a GI falls in-love with a German woman while elite German troops, in U.S.uniforms, carry out sabotage and assassinations behind American lines. (78 mins.)