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Touch of Evil

When a car bomb explodes on the American side of the U.S./Mexico border, Mexican drug enforcement agent Miguel Vargas begins his investigation, along with American police captain Hank Quinlan. When Vargas begins to suspect that Quinlan and his shady partner, Menzies, are planting evidence to frame an innocent man, his investigations into their possible corruption quickly put himself and his new bride, Susie, in jeopardy.

Release On: 30th - March - 1958

Vote Count: 952
Vote Average: 7.8/10


Vertigo

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Release On: 28th - May - 1958

Vote Count: 3908
Vote Average: 8.2/10


Dracula

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 is Dr. van Helsing, Harker's friend and fellow-student of vampires, who is determined to destroy Dracula, whatever the cost.

Release On: 22nd - May - 1958

Vote Count: 336
Vote Average: 7.3/10


The Lineup

An international drug-smuggling racket plants heroin on unsuspecting American tourists traveling in Asia, so that the dope traffic can pass through customs undetected. Two psychopathic killers (Eli Wallach and Robert Keith) and their driver Richard Jaeckel then collect the contraband.

Release On: 11th - June - 1958

Vote Count: 43
Vote Average: 7/10


The Fly

Industrialist François Delambre is called late at night by his sister-in-law, Helene Delambre, who tells him that she has just killed her husband, André. Reluctant at first, she eventually explains to the police that André invented a matter transportation apparatus and, while experimenting on himself, a fly entered the chamber during the matter transference.

Release On: 16th - July - 1958

Vote Count: 318
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Vikings

Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden.

Release On: 11th - June - 1958

Vote Count: 177
Vote Average: 7.2/10


隠し砦の三悪人

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota is a general and Yuki is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity.

Release On: 28th - December - 1958

Vote Count: 341
Vote Average: 8/10


The Blob

A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane witness the blob destroying an elderly man, then it growing to a terrifying size. But no one else has seen the goo, and policeman Dave refuses to believe the kids without proof.

Release On: 10th - September - 1958

Vote Count: 344
Vote Average: 6.2/10


Mon oncle

Genial, bumbling Monsieur Hulot loves his top-floor apartment in a grimy corner of the city, and cannot fathom why his sister's family has moved to the suburbs. Their house is an ultra-modern nightmare, which Hulot only visits for the sake of stealing away his rambunctious young nephew. Hulot's sister, however, wants to win him over to her new way of life, and conspires to set him up with a wife and job.

Release On: 10th - May - 1958

Vote Count: 305
Vote Average: 7.4/10


The Revenge of Frankenstein

Baron Frankenstein, working under the protective pseudonym Dr. Victor Stein, together with his assistant Dr. Kleve, transplants a dwarf's brain into another body and unleashes a deranged being.

Release On: 1st - June - 1958

Vote Count: 76
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away, having failed to come to terms with his sexuality and his real feelings for his football buddy who died after an ambiguous accident. His wife is crucified by her desperation to make him desire her: but he resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Release On: 29th - August - 1958

Vote Count: 474
Vote Average: 7.8/10


The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

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.

Release On: 5th - December - 1958

Vote Count: 153
Vote Average: 7/10


The Bravados

Jim is a rancher and a widower, and he rides into Rio Arriba, where four men are awaiting execution. He wants to see the hanging, but the town has issued instructions to only allow the hangman to enter. They have never had an execution before, so they have brought in a man from outside town to do the job.

Release On: 25th - June - 1958

Vote Count: 60
Vote Average: 6.3/10


The Defiant Ones

Two convicts—a white racist and an angry black man—escape while chained to each other.

Release On: 14th - August - 1958

Vote Count: 133
Vote Average: 7.1/10


The Long, Hot Summer

Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family

Release On: 3rd - April - 1958

Vote Count: 123
Vote Average: 7.1/10


Separate Tables

Boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.

Release On: 18th - December - 1958

Vote Count: 69
Vote Average: 6.8/10


Gigi

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor in Paris offers them all to Gigi. But she, who's gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can't buy.

Release On: 15th - April - 1958

Vote Count: 192
Vote Average: 6.4/10


Indiscreet

Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope of finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream, while talking about this subject with her sister, when in walks Philip Adams. She loses her concentration for a moment as she realizes that this is the charming, smart, and handsome man she has been waiting for.

Release On: 16th - July - 1958

Vote Count: 99
Vote Average: 6.6/10


Bonjour Tristesse

Cecile is a decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father, Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.

Release On: 15th - January - 1958

Vote Count: 79
Vote Average: 6.7/10


Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

When an abused wife 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.

Release On: 18th - May - 1958

Vote Count: 80
Vote Average: 4.7/10