The Best Science Fiction Movies of the 1950s

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Forbidden Planet

1956    Fred M. Wilcox    Rated G

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Shakespeare

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Godzilla

1954    Ishirô Honda    Not Rated

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Horror

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The Thing from Another World

1951    Christian Nyby    Not Rated

Alien Invasion Films    Horror    Monster Film

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The War of the Worlds

1953    Byron Haskin    Rated G

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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On the Beach

1959    Stanley Kramer    Not Rated

Disaster Film    Dystopian Film    Message Movie

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Them!

1954    Gordon Douglas    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Natural Horror

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The Fly

1958    Kurt Neumann    Not Rated

Body Horror    Horror    Science Fiction

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The Blob

1958    Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century

1953    Chuck Jones    Not Rated

Animation    Cartoon    Comedy

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Monkey Business

1952    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Comedy    Screwball Comedy    Sci-Fi Comedy

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Invaders from Mars

1953    William Cameron Menzies    Not Rated

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Horror

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20 Million Miles to Earth

1957    Nathan Juran    Not Rated

Horror    Monster Film    Science Fiction

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When Worlds Collide

1951    Rudolph Maté    Rated G

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Science Fiction

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