With an average IMDb score of 6.9 from over 5 horror movies released in 1956 you could say it was actually a pretty good year for horror movies. Sure there were some duds (X the Unknown, Rodan), but we also got some real gems like Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and The Bad Seed (1956) to name just a few. As horror fans we've come to expect a wide ranging degree of quality from our vice but in 1956 we did pretty good.So grab some snacks and a drink (and maybe something to hide behind) and check out reviews, ratings and trailers for the 1956 - Top 20 Horror Movies ranked by Metacritic.
1956 - Top 20 Horror Movies
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Released: 05 Feb 1956 |
Director: Don Siegel
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
The Bad Seed
Released: 12 Sep 1956 |
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.
Released: 06 Aug 1957 |
Director: Ishirô Honda
Mutant pterosaurs and prehistoric insects terrorize humanity.
X the Unknown
Released: 01 May 1957 |
Director: Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey...
Radioactive oil-like creature terrorizes a Scottish village during the 1950's.