Tag: 1958

High School Confidential! (1958) 6.2

High School Confidential! (1958)

A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene. As he moves his way up the ladder, a schoolteacher tries to reform him, his aunt tries to seduce him, and the "weedheads" are eag...

Murder by Contract (1958) 7.3

Murder by Contract (1958)

Claude is a young man with a regular job, no history of trouble with the law and no chance of making any real money. He also has the brains and emotional detachment to make the big bucks as a hit man, and that becomes...

A Night to Remember (1958) 7.9

A Night to Remember (1958)

A successful attempt at an even-handed portrayal of the White Star Line's (later part of Cunard) luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic's sinking from the standpoint of 2nd Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller, himself the most se...

The Man Upstairs (1958) 6.4

The Man Upstairs (1958)

John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks help from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model, and is reluctant to be dis...

Houseboat (1958) 6.7

Houseboat (1958)

Tom Winters, a widower, is trying to understand and raise three precocious children alone. He gets a little unexpected help from Cinzia, when the children decide she is be the new maid. She is actually an Italian soci...

The Screaming Skull (1958) 3.9

The Screaming Skull (1958)

Newlyweds Eric and Jenni Whitlock retire to his desolate mansion, where Eric's first wife Marianne died from a mysterious freak accident. Jenni, who has a history of mental illness, begins to see strange things includ...

Thunder Road (1958) 6.7

Thunder Road (1958)

A veteran comes home from the Korean War to the mountains and takes over the family moonshining business. He has to battle big-city gangsters who are trying to take over the business and the police who are trying to p...

He Thief, She Thief (1958) 6.6

He Thief, She Thief (1958)

Cencio, a roman pilferer, periodically is in prison. He meets Cesira that soon become his partner in crime. With Cesira's help Cencio try the big hit to a jewelery. But the lucky break is over.

The Duke Wore Jeans (1958) 5.4

The Duke Wore Jeans (1958)

A Cockney lad who pretends to be a Lord in order to woo a South American princess.

Appalachian Spring (TV Short 1958) 6.3

Appalachian Spring (TV Short 1958)

A filmed version of Aaron Copland's most famous ballet, with its original star, who also choreographed.

The Young Lions (1958) 7.2

The Young Lions (1958)

The destiny of three soldiers during World War II. The German officer Christian Diestl approves less and less of the war. Jewish-American Noah Ackerman deals with antisemitism at home and in the army while entertainer...

Along the Coast (1958) 7.3

Along the Coast (1958)

Tongue-in-cheek look at the French Riviera, especially in summer when it overflows with tourists. Reviews its history and famous visitors; displays its faux-exotic buildings, its crowded beaches, its trees and monumen...

Dunkirk (1958) 7

Dunkirk (1958)

Two stories in one, an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civilians are...

Bonjour Tristesse (1958) 6.9

Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

Cecile, decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life. Written by Dragan Ant...

South Seas Adventure (1958) 7.2

South Seas Adventure (1958)

The fifth in a series of Cinerama travelogues---and not a Documentary since the vast majority of the film, aside from the scenery, is comprised of fictional stories. The first one involves an American girl, on a cruis...

Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958) 7.9

Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958)

His wife dead from poisoning and his chief warrior, Kurbsky, defected to the Poles, Ivan is lonely as he pursues a unified Russia with no foreign occupiers. Needing friendship, he brings to court Kolychev, now Philip ...

La violetera (1958) 6.9

La violetera (1958)

In the year 1899, Soledad makes a living peddling violets in the streets of Madrid. Her life is about to change when she meets and falls in love with Fernando, an aristocrat who is engaged to a countess. Fernndo annou...

The Hunters (1958) 6.4

The Hunters (1958)

In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville, assigned to a fighter squadron, and Lieutenant Carl Abbott. The latter neglects his charming wife Kristina, who ...

The Naked and the Dead (1958) 6.4

The Naked and the Dead (1958)

In the Pacific during World War 2, the officers live a comfortable life with good food, good drink and good quarters. To them, war is a game which they know they will win and the common soldiers are the pawns on the b...

War of the Colossal Beast (1958) 3.7

War of the Colossal Beast (1958)

A mysterious series of food truck robberies makes government officials doubt that the 60-foot tall Colossal Man is dead. He is discovered in a desolate mountain range in Mexico, insane and horribly disfigured. The mil...

The Long, Hot Summer (1958) 7.4

The Long, Hot Summer (1958)

Sixty-one year old widower Will Varner (Orson Welles), in ill health, owns many businesses and property in Frenchman's Bend, Mississippi, including a plantation. To him, his children are a disappointment, who he sees ...

Shadows (1958) 7.3

Shadows (1958)

Benny's a hipster, moving in and out of Manhattan's beat scene, aimless, maybe close to trouble. His sister Lelia, who looks less African-American than White, is vulnerable and about to fall in love. Hugh, their older...

Touch of Evil (1958) 8

Touch of Evil (1958)

Mexican Narcotics officer Ramon Miguel 'Mike' Vargas has to interrupt his honeymoon on the Mexican-US border when an American building contractor is killed after someone places a bomb in his car. He's killed on the US...

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958) 6.1

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

A proper English gentleman, traveling in the American West, inadvertently stops an Indian attack on the stagecoach in which he is a passenger. When the stage gets to the nearest town, the raucous Fractured Jaw--which ...

No Time for Sergeants (1958) 7.6

No Time for Sergeants (1958)

Hillbilly, Will Stockdale, drafted into the United States' Air Force, combines crushing naivety, stubbornness, a completely literal mind, and amazing physical strength. Will the Air Force survive all the numerous expe...

Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958) 6.9

Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

The true story of how an impersonator was recruited to impersonate Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery to mislead the Germans about his intentions before the Normandy campaign. Written by Steve Crook &...

Monster on the Campus (1958) 5.8

Monster on the Campus (1958)

A college professor acquires a newly discovered specimen of a prehistoric fish. While examining the find he is accidentally exposed to it's blood, turning him into a murderous Neanderthal. Written by J...

Brink of Life (1958) 7.5

Brink of Life (1958)

Three women in a maternity ward reveal their lives and intimate thoughts to each other while in a maternity ward together, where they face the choice of keeping their babies or offering them for adoption.

Fort Massacre (1958) 6.3

Fort Massacre (1958)

During the Indian Wars in the Southwest, a sergeant assumes command of a cavalry detachment after it is mauled in an Apache ambush that killed its captain and seriously wounded its lieutenant. The surviving troopers m...

The Vikings (1958) 7.1

The Vikings (1958)

Einar and Eric are two Viking half-brothers. The former is a great warrior whilst the other is an ex-slave, but neither knows the true identity of the other. When the throne of Northumbria in Britain becomes free for ...