Search results for "1958"
Letter from Siberia

Letter from Siberia

Letter from Siberia
IMDb: 7.5
62

One of Chris Marker’s earliest documentaries (1957) and probably one of his best, the hour-long Letter From Siberia mixes new and found footage with inventive commentary, and is especially memorable…

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama
IMDb: 7.8
98

In Kabuki style, the film tells the story of a remote mountain village where the scarcity of food leads to a voluntary but socially-enforced policy in which relatives carry 70-year-old…

Genre: Drama
Apache Territory

Apache Territory

Apache Territory
IMDb: 5.7
71

Logan Cates sets out to rescue a white woman captured by Apache Indians and prevent a war. On the way he is joined by a few civilians and a small…

Genre: Action, Western
The Lovers of Montparnasse

The Lovers of Montparnasse

The Lovers of Montparnasse
IMDb: 7.4
108

Biographic film chronicling the last year of the life of the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani, 1919, who falls in love with a girl from a wealthy family. Her parents are…

The Purple Hooded Man

The Purple Hooded Man

The Purple Hooded Man
IMDb: 7.2
88

Kataoka Chiezo stars as Murasaki Zukin, a mysterious hero of the people who helps those in need. Now under the rule of the evil Tanuma, the people look to Murasaki…

Fraulein

Fraulein

Fraulein
IMDb: 6.5
95

In melodramatic fashion, the film tells the tale of a young German woman who finds herself alone in the world when the rest of her family is killed in a…

Genre: Romance, War
Television Playwright

Television Playwright

Television Playwright
IMDb: N/A
84

In the winter of 1959, the mutilated bodies of nine hikers were found in the Ural Mountains of Russia. Were they slaughtered in cold blood by a yeti? If so,…

Miss Thompson Goes Shopping

Miss Thompson Goes Shopping

Miss Thompson Goes Shopping
IMDb: 6
23

Adaptation of Martin Armstrong’s poem about an elderly lady who becomes perturbed by something we can’t see. It becomes apparent that she is looking for her past, lost in a…

Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion

Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion

Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion
IMDb: 6.5
145

During the 1200’s, legendary Buddhist monk Nichiren returns from his studies to lead Japan out of moral crisis and prepare to fight Mongol invaders by creating a new form of…

A Slope in the Sun

A Slope in the Sun

A Slope in the Sun
IMDb: 7.3
209

The young Takako Kuramoto has come to Tokyo to study and starts working for the rich Tashiro family as tutor of the daughter, Kumiko, while she receives attention from her…

Genre: Romance
Black Cat Mansion

Black Cat Mansion

Black Cat Mansion
IMDb: 6.6
69

The descendant of the servant of a cruel and vicious samurai returns to the town where she was born, only to find that a cat who is possessed by the…

Genre: Drama, Horror
The Spaniard’s Curse

The Spaniard’s Curse

The Spaniard’s Curse
IMDb: 5.7
80

A convicted murderer uses an ancient curse to take his revenge on those responsible for sending him to prison.

Hell Squad

Hell Squad

Hell Squad
IMDb: 4.9
64

During World War II, a squad of five American soldiers become lost in Tunisia and are killed one by one in fights with German units. Finally only one man, Private…

Genre: War
Soapbox Derby

Soapbox Derby

Soapbox Derby
IMDb: 6.6
64

The Battersea Bats are a gang of four kids who have their den in an abandoned building near the Thames, and they have a plan of action in mind because…

Genre: Drama, Family
The Salvage Gang

The Salvage Gang

The Salvage Gang
IMDb: 6.2
52

Four children try to raise money to replace a broken saw, taking them on an unexpected journey through the capital.

Lonelyhearts

Lonelyhearts

Lonelyhearts
IMDb: 6.6
100

Burdened by a family secret, Adam White lands a job as a newspaper advice columnist. Little does he realize that it’s all part of a nasty desire by cynical editor…

Genre: Drama
The Hideous Sun Demon

The Hideous Sun Demon

The Hideous Sun Demon
IMDb: 4.3
74

After exposure to radiation, an atomic research scientist finds himself changing into a murderous, lizard-like creature every time he is exposed to sunlight.

Wonderful Things!

Wonderful Things!

Wonderful Things!
IMDb: 5.5
82

Set in a beautiful fishing village in Gibraltar, Wonderful Things! stars Frankie Vaughan as Carmello, a young fisherman who, unable to earn enough from fishing to marry his tempestuous fiancée,…

White Wilderness

White Wilderness

White Wilderness
IMDb: 5.4
72

A fabulous new adventure in exciting entertainment.

Step Down to Terror

Step Down to Terror

Step Down to Terror
IMDb: 6.1
76

Pursued by detectives, Johnny Walters leaves the city to visit his family in a small California town. Among the household: his dead brother’s luscious widow Helen, who soon is attracted…

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Big Deal on Madonna Street

Big Deal on Madonna Street
IMDb: 7.9
106

Best friends Peppe and Mario are thieves, but they’re not very good at it. Still, Peppe thinks that he’s finally devised a master heist that will make them rich. With…

Genre: Comedy, Crime
Raw Wind in Eden

Raw Wind in Eden

Raw Wind in Eden
IMDb: 5.7
93

Passengers struggle to survive after their plane crashes on a remote island. Director Richard Wilson’s 1958 drama stars Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler and Rosanna Podesta.

Quantrill’s Raiders

Quantrill’s Raiders

Quantrill’s Raiders
IMDb: 5.4
68

A Civil War guerilla gang plans an attack on a Kansas arsenal.

Genre: Western
The Rickshaw Man

The Rickshaw Man

The Rickshaw Man
IMDb: 7.6
103

The story of Muhōmatsu, a rickshaw man who becomes a surrogate father to the child of a recently widowed woman.

Money, Women and Guns

Money, Women and Guns

Money, Women and Guns
IMDb: 6.1
80

Celebrated detective traces and finds beneficiaries to the will of a gold prospector murdered by bushwhackers.

The Man Who Died Twice

The Man Who Died Twice

The Man Who Died Twice
IMDb: 5.9
70

An innocent nightclub singer becomes mixed up in illegal drug dealings shortly after witnessing her husband’s death and the murder of a couple of narcotics agents.

Genre: Crime
Macabre

Macabre

Macabre
IMDb: 5.7
72

After his wife and her blind sister have died under his care, a doctor’s small daughter is kidnapped and reported as buried alive, and he is given just five hours…

How to Make a Monster

How to Make a Monster

How to Make a Monster
IMDb: 5.5
73

When master monster make-up man Pete Dumond is fired by the new bosses of American International studios, he uses his creations to exact revenge.

The Green Devils of Monte Cassino

The Green Devils of Monte Cassino

The Green Devils of Monte Cassino
IMDb: 5.8
94

German Paratroopers are ordered to hold the line at Monte Cassino in Italy, and halt the allied advance on Rome.

Genre: Drama, War
Miss April

Miss April

Miss April
IMDb: 6.1
98

The banker Marcus falls in love with the young ballet-dancer Maj who works at the opera. To meet her he takes a job there but Maj is in love with…

Genre: Comedy, Romance
Fort Dobbs

Fort Dobbs

Fort Dobbs
IMDb: 6.8
90

An escaped prisoner helps a mother and her son flee marauding Indians. Director Gordon Douglas’ 1958 western stars Clint Walker, Virginia Mayo, Richard Eyer, Brian Keith, Michael Dante and Russ…

Genre: Western
Desire Under the Elms

Desire Under the Elms

Desire Under the Elms
IMDb: 6.5
111

Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Desire

Desire

Desire
IMDb: 6.9
91

A poignant overview of how short life can be, this interesting drama from Czech director Vojetch Jasny is divided into four separate segments. In the first skit, a young child’s…

Genre: Drama
Carnival Stories

Carnival Stories

Carnival Stories
IMDb: 8.1
77

TV adaptation after I.L. Caragiale play.

Genre: Comedy
Cairo Station

Cairo Station

Cairo Station
IMDb: 7.5
77

Qinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed with Hanuma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. While she…

Genre: Crime, Drama
Harry Black and the Tiger

Harry Black and the Tiger

Harry Black and the Tiger
IMDb: 6.1
107

In the mysterious jungle of India, Harry Black, a skilled hunter, hunts a dangerous tiger which attacked. This tiger has already claimed hundreds of victims. While recovering from his wounds…

Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds
IMDb: 7.8
103

It’s May 1945, and Nazi Germany has just surrendered. The war is over, but not in Poland. As the German soldiers vacate, the remaining Russian forces and Polish resistance fighters…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
The Horse’s Mouth

The Horse’s Mouth

The Horse’s Mouth
IMDb: 7
95

Gulley Jimson is a boorish aging artist recently released from prison. A swindler in search of his next art project, he hunkers down in the penthouse of would-be patrons the…

Genre: Comedy
Oil’s Well That Ends Well

Oil’s Well That Ends Well

Oil’s Well That Ends Well
IMDb: 6.4
16

The stooges need money for their father’s operation, so they head for the country to prospect for uranium. Instead of uranium, they discover oil on their father’s property and all…

Genre: Comedy
The Boy Who Came Back

The Boy Who Came Back

The Boy Who Came Back
IMDb: 6.6
99

Nobuo is a hot-headed hoodlum fresh out of reform school who struggles to make a clean break with his tearaway past.

Genre: Drama