Classic Scares: Sci-Fi Movies of the Fifties

Angelique Izquierdo, Science (Fiction) Editor

Looking for some old scary movies to relax to on an October evening? Here is a list of great Sci-Fi horrors from the fifties:

10.)  Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) –  Like aliens? In this movie aliens begin to attack planet Earth while enforcing their ‘plan 9’ amongst the planet. These aliens resurrect the dead to destroy the living, does the human race end as we know it? Watch to find out!

9.) The Abominable Snowman (1957) – Considering the climate in which we live this movie could be taken quite literal. Most know the classic tale of the beast that lives in the snow, but watch as the black and white era of films bring to life the creature and story much better than we could recall from stored memories.

8.) Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Invisible Man (1951) – A man is accused of murder and injects himself with an invisibility formula to hide from police. Detectives come across this serum and use this and the accused man himself to their advantage.

7.) The Thing From Another World (1951) – Aliens were kinda a big hit during this time so without further ado another movie involving the extra terrestrial. This movie is about researchers on a post out in the arctic that come across a pilot which had been frozen, but when he thaws they discover something they never would have wanted too.

6.) The Blob (1958) – A big essentially jello monster wreaks havoc on people of Earth, it’s a classic drive-in oldie, what’s better?

5.) It Came From Beneath The Sea (1955) –  Giant octopus attacks a ship full of men, do they have the technology (and the guts) to stop this creature of the sea? Grab some popcorn and find out.

4.) The Alligator People (1959) –  What’s better than classic creepy monsters on a swift October evening? Enjoy this classic which is about a man who had disappeared and when found had life-altering appearance experiments done on him.

3.) The Fly (1958) – A movie where a giant fly terrorizes the people of earth, this movie is one of the ultimate classical scary movies of the fifties to bring out around Halloween.

2.) Godzilla King Of Monsters (1956) – Not quite number one but to bring out a movie which is still being remade to this day its a must to sit down and watch one of its original versions.

1.) Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) – Arguably the best film from the entire decade of scary movies. Plot goes like this: a scary creatures comes about while scientist explore a…