Scary Movies The Best Horror Movies of 1957  

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List of the best 1957 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 1957, 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of movies like The Incredible Shrinking Man and 20 Million Miles to Earth. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1957, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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The Incredible Shrinking Man William Schallert, Paul Langton, Billy Curtis

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I Was a Teenage Werewolf Michael Landon, Guy Williams, Dawn Richard

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Ghost Stories of Wanderer at Honjo Jûzaburô Akechi

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She Devil Albert Dekker, Jack Kelly, Mari Blanchard

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The Black Scorpion Mara Corday, Richard Denning, Carlos Rivas

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Spook Chasers Huntz Hall, David Gorcey, Stanley Clements

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The Unknown Terror Mala Powers

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Monster from Green Hell Jim Davis, Barbara Turner

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The Disembodied is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1957
The Disembodied Allison Hayes

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The Aztec Mummy Rosa Arenas, Crox Alvarado, Ramón Gay

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The Man Without a Body is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1957
The Man Without a Body George Coulouris, Peter Copley, Robert Hutton

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The Haunted Strangler Boris Karloff, Elizabeth Allan, Antonio Margheriti

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It Was Not in Vain Antun Vrdoljak, Ljuba Tadić, Boris Buzančić

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The Man Who Turned to Stone Victor Jory, William Hudson

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The Deadly Mantis Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Pat Conway

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The Monster That Challenged the World Tim Holt, Hans Conried, Gordon Jones

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Voodoo Woman Mike Connors, Tom Conway, Marla English

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Voodoo Island Boris Karloff, Adam West, Elisha Cook

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Night of the Demon Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Undead Allison Hayes, Val Dufour, Mel Welles

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Cry of the Bewitched Ninón Sevilla, Ramón Gay, Rosa Elena Durgel

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The Curse of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1957
The Curse of Frankenstein Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Hazel Court

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The Abominable Snowman Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, Robert Brown

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From Hell It Came Tod Andrews

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The Astounding She-Monster Robert Clarke, Kenne Duncan, Marilyn Harvey

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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll John Agar, Gloria Talbott, Martha Wentworth

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Quatermass 2 Sid James, Brian Donlevy, Bryan Forbes

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Curse of the Aztec Mummy Rosa Arenas, Crox Alvarado, Luis Aceves Castañeda

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I Was a Teenage Frankenstein Gary Conway, Whit Bissell, Phyllis Coates

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20 Million Miles to Earth Ray Harryhausen, William Hopper, Joan Taylor

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The Brain from Planet Arous is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1957
The Brain from Planet Arous Robert Fuller, John Agar, Thomas Browne Henry

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Zombies of Mora Tau Allison Hayes, Gregg Palmer, Morris Ankrum

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The Head of Pancho Villa Jaime Fernández, Francisco Reiguera, Flor Silvestre

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The Vampire Coleen Gray, Dabbs Greer, James Griffith

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Final Curtain

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Blood of Dracula Paul Maxwell, Malcolm Atterbury, Richard Devon

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Santo y Blue Demon Contra Los Monstruos Black Shadow, Blue Demon, Carlos Ancira

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Pharaoh's Curse Ben Wright, George N. Neise, Diane Brewster

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Back from the Dead Peggie Castle, Don Haggerty, Marsha Hunt

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The Cyclops Gloria Talbott, James Craig

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The Headless Rider Jaime Fernández, Crox Alvarado, Flor Silvestre

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Attack of the Crab Monsters Russell Johnson, Ed Nelson, Charles B. Griffith

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The Giant Claw Mara Corday, Jeff Morrow

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The Incredible Petrified World John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Phyllis Coates

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Teenage Monster Gil Perkins, Anne Gwynne, Chuck Courtney

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The Mysterians Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Yumi Shirakawa

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The Unearthly John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Tor Johnson

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El vampiro Carmen Montejo, Ariadna Welter, Germán Robles