Tag: 1958

La violetera (1958) 6.9

La violetera (1958)

In the year 1899, Soledad makes a living peddling violets in the streets of Madrid. Her life is about to change when she meets and falls in love with Fernando, an aristocrat who is engaged to a countess. Fernndo announce...

Cattle Empire (1958) 6.2

Cattle Empire (1958)

After serving a five year prison sentence for allowing his men to destroy a town in a drunken spree, a trail boss is hired by the same town's leading citizen to drive their cattle to Fort Clemson. Complicating matters, a...

The Hidden Fortress (1958) 8.1

The Hidden Fortress (1958)

The story follows two greedy peasants in feudal Japan, Tahei and Matashichi, who are returning home from a failed attempt to profit from a war between neighboring clans. En Route they encounter the remnants of the defeat...

Shadows (1958) 7.3

Shadows (1958)

Benny's a hipster, moving in and out of Manhattan's beat scene, aimless, maybe close to trouble. His sister Lelia, who looks less African-American than White, is vulnerable and about to fall in love. Hugh, their older br...

The Last Day of Summer (1958) 7

The Last Day of Summer (1958)

A young man meets a middle-aged woman at a deserted beach. Will they overcome their personal and wartime traumas and find a way to stay together?::kinoholik...

Frankenstein 1970 (1958) 4.9

Frankenstein 1970 (1958)

Baron Victor Von Frankenstein has fallen on hard times; he was tortured at the hands of the Nazis for not cooperating with them during World War II and he is now badly disfigured. As his family's wealth begins to run out...

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958) 7.3

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote vi...

War of the Colossal Beast (1958) 3.7

War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

A mysterious series of food truck robberies makes government officials doubt that the 60-foot tall Colossal Man is dead. He is discovered in a desolate mountain range in Mexico, insane and horribly disfigured. The milita...

The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958) 3.8

The Thing That Couldn’t Die (1958)

A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it, her family discovers the living head of Gideon Drew, a 16th century devil worshiper who was beheaded by Sir Francis...

The Perfect Furlough (1958) 6.4

The Perfect Furlough (1958)

To pacify 104 sex-starved male soldiers building an Arctic radar base, Army psychologist Vicki Loren suggests choosing one by lot to have a "perfect furlough" as selected by the men: three weeks in Paris with their favor...

Auntie Mame (1958) 7.9

Auntie Mame (1958)

Mame is an unconventional individualist socialite from the roaring 20's. When her brother dies, she is forced to raise her nephew Patrick. However, Patrick's father has designated an executor to his will to protect the b...

The Camp on Blood Island (1958) 6.5

The Camp on Blood Island (1958)

Deep in Malaya, as World War II is rapidly coming to an end, men, women and children, trapped by the Japanese invasion, are held captive in the Blood Island prison camp. Knowing that Yamamitsu, the sadistic commandant, w...

Thunder Road (1958) 6.7

Thunder Road (1958)

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 ...

Voice Without a Shadow (1958) 6.6

Voice Without a Shadow (1958)

Ishikawa, a newspaper journalist, unexpectedly meets Asako, a woman who used to work for his company some time ago as a phone operator. Three years ago, she accidentally heard the voice of a suspect who committed a still...

Red Pier (1958) 7

Red Pier (1958)

50s subculture icon Yujiro Ishihara (Crazed Fruit) stars in Masuda's Red Pier as "Jiro the Lefty", a killer with a natural talent. Shortly after arriving in Kobe, he witnesses a man die in a crane accident which turns ou...

Blood of the Vampire (1958) 5.5

Blood of the Vampire (1958)

In the late nineteenth century, the anaemic governor of a brutal prison institution, along with his crippled assistant, conducts research on the inmates....

The Reluctant Debutante (1958) 6.9

The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

Upon her banking executive father, Lord Jimmy Broadbent (Sir Rex Harrison) remarrying who is now the second Lady Broadbent, Sheila (Kay Kendall), seventeen-year-old Jane Broadbent (Sandra Dee), who has been living in the...

Tamango (1958) 6.6

Tamango (1958)

A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown....

The Cool and the Crazy (1958) 5.3

The Cool and the Crazy (1958)

High school thug is front man for a local marijuana ring.::...

The Female Animal (1958) 6.1

The Female Animal (1958)

Jaded movie star Vanessa Windsor, saved from a studio accident by handsome extra Chris Farley, pursues him, and soon he's the 'caretaker' of her beach house. Vanessa's sexy, alcoholic adult daughter Penny accidentally me...

I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) 6.3

I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)

In Norrisville, Bill Farrell leaves his bachelor party on the eve of his marriage with Marge Bradley. He is abducted by an alien that takes his shape and marries Marge on the next day. Marge feels something strange with ...

South Pacific (1958) 6.8

South Pacific (1958)

Can a girl from Little Rock find happiness with a mature French planter she got to know one enchanted evening away from the military hospital where she is a nurse? Or should she just wash that man out of her hair? Bloody...

King Creole (1958) 7

King Creole (1958)

Having flunked graduation for a second time and needing cash to support his crabby (and thus unemployed) father, Danny Fisher takes a job as a singer in the King Creole nightclub - about the only joint around not run by ...

Corridors of Blood (1958) 6.5

Corridors of Blood (1958)

In an effort to relieve the suffering of surgery patients, Dr. Thomas Bolton painstakingly develops an opium-based anesthetic, to which he gradually becomes addicted. In order to provide a continual supply of chemicals t...

Along the Coast (1958) 7.3

Along the Coast (1958)

Tongue-in-cheek look at the French Riviera, especially in summer when it overflows with tourists. Reviews its history and famous visitors; displays its faux-exotic buildings, its crowded beaches, its trees and monuments;...

Room 43-1958 6.5

Room 43-1958

Cabdriver Constantine falls for French girl mixed up with white slave ring, eventually helps to liberate her.::M. Rogers ...

Horror of Dracula-1958 7.3

Horror of Dracula-1958

After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one who may be able to protect them ...

Paris Holiday-1958 6

Paris Holiday-1958

American comedian Bob Hunter, on a luxury liner to France with French counterpart Fernandel, takes an interest in blonde diplomat Ann McCall while pursued by an even shapelier blonde, the mysterious Zara, who seems to be...

Rock-a-Bye Baby-1958 6.7

Rock-a-Bye Baby-1958

About the only thing kept in this film from Preston Sturges original story for "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" is a girl that gets drunk, gets married, gets pregnant and doesn't even remember any of it. A major differenc...

The Duke Wore Jeans-1958 5.4

The Duke Wore Jeans-1958

A Cockney lad who pretends to be a Lord in order to woo a South American princess.::Anonymous...

South Seas Adventure-1958 7.4

South Seas Adventure-1958

The fifth in a series of Cinerama travelogues---and not a Documentary since the vast majority of the film, aside from the scenery, is comprised of fictional stories. The first one involves an American girl, on a cruise t...

Gideon of Scotland Yard-1958 6.5

Gideon of Scotland Yard-1958

Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in learning that one of his most-trus...

Eroica-1958 7.5

Eroica-1958

Two sketches covering episodes from the World War II. In the first novel, "Scherzo alla polacca", a shrewd son, trying to preserve his skin, ultimately becomes a hero and finds a reason for fighting. He initially tries t...

Monster on the Campus-1958 5.8

Monster on the Campus-1958

A college professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it's blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal....

The Revenge of Frankenstein-1958 6.8

The Revenge of Frankenstein-1958

Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies....

The Old Man and the Sea-1958 7

The Old Man and the Sea-1958

Now an old man, a lifelong fisherman sets out to sea to ply his trade as he has done all of his life. He's not had much good fortune of late and has gone almost three months without a major catch while others are catchin...

Stolen Desire-1958 7.1

Stolen Desire-1958

A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows.::Anonymous...

The Gun Runners-1958 6.4

The Gun Runners-1958

Remake of "To Have and Have Not" based on Hemingway short story. Plot reset to early days of Cuban revolution. A charter boat skipper gets entangled in gunrunning scheme to get money to pay off debts. Sort of a sea-going...

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958 6.2

Machine-Gun Kelly-1958

Machine-Gun Kelly, the famous bank robber, seldom without his Thompson machine gun. The story opens with great jazzy music and a murder shown in shadows. His moll is the driving force behind his exploits. He has an exagg...

Queen of Outer Space-1958 4.7

Queen of Outer Space-1958

En route to Earth's orbiting space station, a spaceship with four men aboard is attacked and they awaken after their spaceship crash lands. One of them, Professor Konrad, determines they have landed on Venus, a planet sc...