MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 74,068 this week

Floods of Fear (1958)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 119 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (additional dialogue), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 2508 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 02 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 9998 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 335 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 1056 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Floods of Fear" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Floods of Fear (1958)

Floods of Fear (1958) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Floods of Fear.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Violent fugitive and mistreated small boy team up to flee from authority.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley, Elizabeth Sellars
Action | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

British agents engage in hazardous duty behind German lines.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret, Jack Warner
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Drama following the lives of two families living on the colourfully painted canal boats of Britain.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Jenny Laird, Robert Griffiths, Bill Blewitt
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters
Stars: Jane Wyman, Van Johnson, Howard Keel
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter
Child Bride (1938)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Schoolteacher in a rural community campaigns to stop the practice of older men marrying young, underage girls.

Director: Harry Revier
Stars: Shirley Mills, Bob Bollinger, Warner Richmond
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Al Marsh, Tony Naylor and Jerry Ralby, Broadway producers, are desperately looking for backers. Al is one of the heirs of a dress salon in Paris, but this is almost bankrupt. The two other ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister.

Director: Charles Walters
Stars: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Howard Keel
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin
The Hideout (1948)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A husband and wife stop to help two men in a car crash only to find they are criminals on the run.

Director: Fergus McDonell
Stars: Valerie Hobson, James Donald, Howard Keel
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Donovan
Anne Heywood ...
Elizabeth Matthews
...
Peebles
Harry H. Corbett ...
Sharkey
John Crawford ...
Jack Murphy
Eddie Byrne ...
Sheriff
John Phillips ...
Dr. Matthews
Guy Kingsley Poynter ...
Deputy Sheriff
James Dyrenforth ...
Mayor
Gordon Tanner ...
Lt. Colonel
Gaylord Cavallaro ...
National Guard #1
Ed Devereaux ...
National Guard #2
Barry Lowe ...
National Guard #3
Jerry Stovin ...
National Guard #4
Bill Edwards ...
Deputy #1
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

From the Suspense-Loaded Saturday Evening Post Serial! See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 April 1959 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Flut der Furcht  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

My brief review of the film
14 April 2006 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

A rarely seen film from Charles Crichton, the director of popular British comedies such as 'The Lavender Hill Mob' and 'A Fish Called Wanda', Crichton manages to establish an appropriately solemn atmosphere for this film, but even so, it is only passable viewing overall. There are some fine bits of drama woven into the tale, however the film has a tendency to be unrealistically melodramatic, and the dull, heavy-handed narration is no help. The floods effects are great though, and together with apt music, the film has a fair few moments of great power. It is only intermittently intense though, and the plot is completely predictable, with a typical love interest and obvious plot twists. Fans of Crichton or the cast members might find something interesting here. It is pretty watchable - just not especially well made.


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I Love This Movie MikeAnsaraFan
Gong ringer titch-2
Discuss Floods of Fear (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?