List of horror films of the 1950s

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This is a list of horror films released in the 1950s.

Horror films released in the 1950s
Title Director Cast Country Notes
1951
Bride of the Gorilla Curt Siodmak Barbara Payton, Lon Chaney, Jr., Raymond Burr United States [1]
The Son of Dr. Jekyll Seymour Friedman Louis Hayward, Jody Lawrance, Alexander Knox United States [2]
The Strange Door Joseph Pevney Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Sally Forrest United States [3]
1952
The Black Castle Nathan H. Juran Richard Greene, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr. United States [4]
Mother Riley Meets the Vampire John Gilling Arthur Lucan, Bela Lugosi, Dora Bryan United Kingdom [5]
1953
House of Wax André de Toth Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk United States [6]
The Maze William Cameron Menzies Richard Carlson, Veronica Hurst, Katherine Emery United States [7]
1954
Creature from the Black Lagoon Jack Arnold Richard Carlson, Julia Adams, Richard Denning United States
La Bruja Chano Urueta Lilia del Valle, Ramón Gay Mexico [8]
The Mad Magician John Brahm Vincent Price, Mary Murphy, Eva Gabor United States [9]
The Snow Creature W. Lee Wilder Paul Langton, Leslie Denison, Teru Shimada United States [10]
1955
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy Charles Lamont Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor United States Horror comedy[11]
Cult of the Cobra Francis D. Lyon Faith Domergue, Richard Long, Marshall Thompson United States [12]
Dementia John Parker Adrienne Barrett, Bruno VeSota, Ben Roseman, Richard Barron United States [13]
Les Diaboliques Henri-Georges Clouzot Simone Signoret Véra Clouzot France [14]
Night of the Hunter Charles Laughton Robert Mitchum Shelley Winters United States [15]
1956
The Black Sleep Reginald Le Borg Basil Rathbone, Akim Tamiroff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, Tor Johnson United States [16]
The Mole People Virgil Vogel John Agar, Cynthia Patrick, Hugh Beaumont United States Science fiction horror[17]
The She-Creature Edward L. Cahn Chester Morris, Marla English, Tom Conway United States [18]
1957
The Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas Val Guest Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell United KingdomUnited States [19]
Back from the Dead Charles Marquis Warren Peggie Castle, Arthur Franz, Marsha Hunt United States [20]
The Black Scorpion Edward Ludwig Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas United States [21]
Blood of Dracula Herbert L. Strock Sandra Harrison, Gail Ganley, Jerry Blaine United States [22]
Cat Girl Alfred Shaughnessy Barbara Shelley, Robert Ayres, Kay Callard United KingdomUnited States [23]
The Curse of Frankenstein Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Hazel Court United Kingdom [24]
Daughter of Dr. Jekyll Edgar G. Ulmer John Agar, Gloria Talbott, Arthur Shields United States [25]
The Disembodied Walter Grauman Paul Burke, Allison Hayes, John Wengraf United States [26]
From Hell It Came Dan Milner Tina Carver, Baynes Barron, Suzanne Ridgeway United States [27]
La Maldicion de la Momia Azteca Rafael Lopez Portillo Julian DeMeriche, Alejandro Cruz, Arturo Martinez Sr. Mexico [28]
La Momia Azteca Rafael Lopez Portillo Emma Roldan, Jorge Mondragon, Arturo Martinez Sr. Mexico [29]
Night of the Demon Jacques Tourneur Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis United Kingdom [30]
Pharaoh's Curse Lee Sholem Mark Dana, Ziva Rodann United States [31]
Spook Chasers George Blair Huntz Hall, Robert Shayne United States [32]
The Undead Roger Corman Pamela Duncan, Richard Garland, Allison Hayes, Val Dufour United States [33]
The Vampire Paul Landres John Beal, Kenneth Tobey, Dabbs Greer United States [34]
I Vampiri Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava Gianna Maria Canale, Carlo D'Angelo, Dario Michaelis Italy [35]
Voodoo Island Reginald Le Borg Boris Karloff, Beverly Tyler, Murvyn Vye United States [36]
Voodoo Woman Edward L. Cahn Marla English, Tom Conway, Lance Fuller United States [37]
The Woman Eater George Saunders George Coulouris, Vera Day United Kingdom [38]
1958
Blood of the Vampire Henry Cass Donald Wolfit, Vincent Ball, Barbara Shelley United Kingdom [39]
Black Cat Mansion Nobuo Nakagawa Toshio Hosokawa, Yuriko Ejima, Takashi Wada Japan [40]
The Brain Eaters Bruno Ve Sota Ed Nelson, Alan Frost, Jack Hill United States [41]
The Bride and the Beast Adrian Weiss Charlotte Austin, Lance Fuller, Johnny Roth United States [42]
The Castle of the Monsters Julián Soler Antonio Espino, Evangelina Elizondo Mexico [43]
Corridors of Blood Robert Day Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee United Kingdom [44]
Curse of the Faceless Man Edward L. Cahn Richard Anderson, Elaine Edwards, Adele Mara United States [45]
Dracula Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Melissa Stribling United Kingdom [46]
El hombre y el monstruo Rafael Baledon Abel Salazar Mexico [47]
Giant from the Unknown Richard E. Cunha Ed Kemmer, Sally Fraser, Buddy Baer United States [48]
I Bury the Living Albert Band Richard Boone, Theodore Bikel, Peggy Maurer United States [49]
Macabre William Castle Jacqueline Scott, Jim Backus, Philip Tonge United States [50]
My World Dies Screaming Harold Daniels Gerald Mohr, Cathy O'Donnell, William Ching United States [51]
Night of the Ghouls Edward D. Wood, Jr. Criswell, Kenne Duncan, Duke Moore United States [52]
The Return of Dracula Paul Landres Francis Lederer United States [53]
The Screaming Skull Alex Nicol John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Toni Johnson United States [54]
The Thing That Couldn't Die Will Cowan William Reynolds, Andra Martin, Jeffrey Stone United States [55]
The Trollenberg Terror Quentin Lawrence Forrest Tucker, Laurence Payne, Jennifer Jayne United Kingdom
The Vampire's Coffin Fernando Mendez Abel Salazar Mexico [56]
1959
Attack of the Giant Leeches Bernard Kowalski Jan Shepard, Gene Roth, Yvette Vickers United States [57]
Beast from Haunted Cave Monte Hellman Michael Forest, Frank Wolff, Chris Robinson United States [58]
A Bucket of Blood Roger Corman Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Anthony Carbone United States [59]
Caltiki – The Immortal Monster Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava John Merivale, Didi Perego, Gérard Herter ItalyFrance [60][61]
La Casa del Terror Gilberto Martínez Solares Lon Chaney Jr., Tin-Tan, Yolanda Varela Mexico [62]
Curse of the Undead Edward Dein Eric Fleming, Michael Pate, Kathleen Crowley United States [63]
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake Edward L. Cahn Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Henry Daniell United States [64]
Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow William J. Hole, Jr. Jody Fair, Martin Braddock, Russ Bender United States [65]
The Ghost of Yotsuya Nobuo Nakagawa Shigeru Amachi, Noriko Kitazawa Japan [66]
The Giant Gila Monster Ray Kellogg Don Sullivan, Fred Graham United States [67]
House on Haunted Hill William Castle, Rosemary Horvath Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long United States [68]
Jack the Ripper Monty Berman, Robert S. Baker Eddie Byrne, Lee Patterson United Kingdom
La Llorona (a.k.a. The Crying Woman) René Cardona, Sr. María Elena Marqués Mexico [69]
The Man Who Could Cheat Death Terence Fisher Anton Diffring, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee United KingdomUnited States [70]
The Mummy Terence Fisher Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux United Kingdom [71]
Terror Is a Man Gerardo de León Francis Lederer, Greta Thyssen, Richard Derr PhilippinesUnited States [72]
The Tingler William Castle Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman United States [73]
Uncle Was a Vampire Steno Kay Fisher, Sylva Koscina, Christopher Lee Italy [74]

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