Tag: 1958

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...

The Left Handed Gun-1958 6.5

The Left Handed Gun-1958

William Bonney - Billy the Kid - gets a job with a cattleman known as 'The Englishman,' and is befriended by the peaceful, religious man. But when a crooked sheriff and his men murder the Englishman because he plans to s...

White Wilderness-1958 5.1

White Wilderness-1958

The wildlife of the arctic is explored in this true-life adventure.::Anonymous...

China Doll-1958 5.9

China Doll-1958

In China gruff Air Force captain Cliff Brandon wakes up after a night of drinking to discover he has purchased the housekeeping services of comely, young Shu-Jen from her father. Disappointed by Cliff's insistence on sta...

The Loyal 47 Ronin-1958 7.1

The Loyal 47 Ronin-1958

Japan's timeless tale of honor and revenge, the Loyal 47 Ronin is the true story of group of samurai who became ronin (masterless samurai) after their Lord was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a c...

It Happened in Broad Daylight-1958 7.9

It Happened in Broad Daylight-1958

Several young girls were killed. Policeman Matthaei travels to the region where it happened and searches a child that looks similar to the ones that were murdered. He finds one and stays with her and her mother, not tell...

The Key-1958 6.6

The Key-1958

During World War II, tugboats conduct what are called salvage missions, picking up disabled ships. Not well equipped with weaponry, the tugs are sitting ducks for enemy fire. As such, the crew working the tugs have preca...

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw-1958 6.1

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw-1958

A proper English gentleman, traveling in the American West, inadvertently stops an Indian attack on the stagecoach in which he is a passenger. When the stage gets to the nearest town, the raucous Fractured Jaw--which is ...

Showdown at Boot Hill-1958 6.4

Showdown at Boot Hill-1958

Bounty hunter Luke Welsh arrives looking for a wanted man. When that man draws on him he has to kill him. To collect his reward he needs a statement identifying him. But the man was well liked in town and no one will sig...

Ivan the Terrible, Part II-1958 7.9

Ivan the Terrible, Part II-1958

His wife dead from poisoning and his chief warrior, Kurbsky, defected to the Poles, Ivan is lonely as he pursues a unified Russia with no foreign occupiers. Needing friendship, he brings to court Kolychev, now Philip the...

Torpedo Run-1958 6.4

Torpedo Run-1958

The commander of an American submarine during World War II sets out to destroy the Japanese Aircraft carrier which launched the attack on Pearl Harbour. His wife and child have been captured by the Japanese and they are ...

The Case Against Brooklyn-1958 6.8

The Case Against Brooklyn-1958

When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decides to do something about it. Not knowing who can be trusted on th...

The Music Room-1958 8

The Music Room-1958

Huzur Biswamghar Roy is a rich landowner who lives in a palace with his wife and son and his many servants. His passion - his wife would call it his addiction - is music and he spends a great deal of his fortune on conce...

Vertigo-1958 8.3

Vertigo-1958

John "Scottie" Ferguson is a retired San Francisco police detective who suffers from acrophobia, and Madeleine is the lady who leads him to high places. A wealthy shipbuilder who is an acquaintance from college days appr...

Buchanan Rides Alone-1958 6.9

Buchanan Rides Alone-1958

On his way home to West Texas, Tom Buchanan rides into the Californian border town of Agry, and into a feud between several members of the Agry family. In helping out a Mexican seeking revenge on one of them, Buchanan fi...

The Toughest Gun in Tombstone-1958 5.2

The Toughest Gun in Tombstone-1958

Matt Sloane is sent from Texas to Arizona to tame Tombstone where a gang of outlaws deals with cattle and silver. One of them killed his wife.::cengelm...

The Snorkel-1958 6.8

The Snorkel-1958

Paul Decker murders his wife in her Italian villa by drugging her milk and asphyxiating her by gas. He cleverly locks the bedroom from the inside and hides inside a trapdoor in the floor until after the body is discovere...