horror The Best Horror Movies of 1959  

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List of the best 1959 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1959, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

Movies on this list include Plan 9 from Outer Space and Giant Gila Monster. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1959, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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House on Haunted Hill Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook

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Giant Gila Monster Fred Graham, Shug Fisher, Don Sullivan

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The Tingler Vincent Price, Ernest Torrence, Dallas McKennon

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Return of the Fly Vincent Price, Dan Seymour, Brett Halsey

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The Bat Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Darla Hood

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Teenagers From Outer Space (1959) Tom Graeff, Thomas Lockyer, King Moody

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The Monster of Piedras Blancas Jeanne Carmen, Les Tremayne, John Harmon

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Horrors of the Black Museum Michael Gough, Shirley Anne Field, Geoffrey Keen

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Plan 9 from Outer Space Tor Johnson, Bunny Breckinridge, Joanna Lee

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Teenage Zombies Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, Don Sullivan

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The Wasp Woman Anthony Eisley, Susan Cabot, Roy Gordon

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Beast from Haunted Cave Linné Ahlstrand, Michael Forest, Frank Wolff

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The Hound of the Baskervilles Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, John Le Mesurier

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The Angry Red Planet Jack Kruschen, Les Tremayne, J. Edward McKinley

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The Mummy Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Felix Aylmer

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The Headless Ghost Clive Revill, Jack Allen, Carl Bernard

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The Giant Behemoth André Morell, Gene Evans, Jack MacGowran

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Night of the Ghouls Tor Johnson, Paul Marco, Kenne Duncan

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Attack of the Giant Leeches Yvette Vickers, Ken Clark, Susan Cabot

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A Bucket of Blood Dick Miller, Paul Horn, Bert Convy

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The Killer Shrews Ken Curtis, James Best, Ingrid Goude

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Black Pit of Dr. M Rafael Bertrand, Carlos Ancira, Antonio Raxel

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The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake Boris Karloff, Valerie French, Henry Daniell

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The Head Michel Simon, Christiane Maybach, Horst Frank

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The Man Who Could Cheat Death Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Anton Diffring

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Curse of the Undead John Hoyt, Eric Fleming, Michael Pate

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The Doctor's Horrible Experiment Jean-Louis Barrault, Jean Topart, Michel Vitold

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Terror Is A Man Greta Thyssen, Francis Lederer, Richard Derr

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The Hideous Sun Demon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1959
The Hideous Sun Demon Robert Clarke, Patrick Whyte, Nan Peterson

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4D Man Lee Meriwether, Robert Lansing, Robert Strauss

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Caltiki the Undying Monster Didi Perego, Arturo Dominici, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart

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First Man into Space Marshall Thompson, Robert Ayres, Bill Edwards

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Space Invasion of Lapland John Carradine, Katherine Victor, George Mitchell

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The Alligator People Bill Bradley, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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Jack the Ripper John Le Mesurier, Eddie Byrne, George Rose

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Invisible Invaders John Carradine, John Agar, Jean Byron

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The Living Coffin Hortensia Santovaña, Carlos Ancira, Antonio Raxel