Graveyard Shift 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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Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook

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Vincent Price, Ernest Torrence, Dallas McKennon

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Vincent Price, Dan Seymour, Brett Halsey

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4 2
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Felix Aylmer

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4 2
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Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, John Le Mesurier

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4 2
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Fred Graham, Shug Fisher, Don Sullivan

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3 1
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Michael Gough, Shirley Anne Field, Geoffrey Keen

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3 2
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Anthony Eisley, Susan Cabot, Roy Gordon

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3 2
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Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead, Darla Hood

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3 2
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Jack Kruschen, Les Tremayne, J. Edward McKinley

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2 1
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The Monster of Piedras Blancas Jeanne Carmen, Les Tremayne, John Harmon

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2 1
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Dick Miller, Paul Horn, Bert Convy

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2 1
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Yvette Vickers, Ken Clark, Susan Cabot

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3 3
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Tom Graeff, Thomas Lockyer, King Moody

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2 2
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Clive Revill, Jack Allen, Carl Bernard

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2 2
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Christopher Lee, Hazel Court, Anton Diffring

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2 2
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Linné Ahlstrand, Michael Forest, Frank Wolff

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2 2
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Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, Don Sullivan

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1 1
The Hideous Sun Demon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1959
The Hideous Sun Demon Robert Clarke, Patrick Whyte, Nan Peterson

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1 1
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Bill Bradley, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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1 1
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Tor Johnson, Paul Marco, Kenne Duncan

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1 1
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Didi Perego, Arturo Dominici, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart

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2 3
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André Morell, Gene Evans, Jack MacGowran

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1 2
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Black Pit of Dr. M Rafael Bertrand, Carlos Ancira, Antonio Raxel

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1 2
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Boris Karloff, Valerie French, Henry Daniell

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1 2
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The Head Michel Simon, Christiane Maybach, Horst Frank

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1 2
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Lock Up Your Daughters

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0 1
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The Doctor's Horrible Experiment Jean-Louis Barrault, Jean Topart, Michel Vitold

29
0 1
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John Hoyt, Eric Fleming, Michael Pate

30
0 1
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Nakagawa Nobuo: The Lady Vampire

31
0 1
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Greta Thyssen, Francis Lederer, Richard Derr

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0 1
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John Carradine, Katherine Victor, George Mitchell

33
3 5
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Tor Johnson, Bunny Breckinridge, Joanna Lee

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0 2
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4D Man Lee Meriwether, Robert Lansing, Robert Strauss

35
0 2
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Marshall Thompson, Robert Ayres, Bill Edwards

36
0 2
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The Living Coffin Hortensia Santovaña, Carlos Ancira, Antonio Raxel

37
0 2
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John Le Mesurier, Eddie Byrne, George Rose

38
0 2
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Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow Russ Bender

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2 5
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Ken Curtis, James Best, Ingrid Goude

40
0 3
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John Carradine, John Agar, Jean Byron