The Best Horror Movies of 1956

1). Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)


Score: 8.93/10
IMDB: 7.8/10
Trailer
Dr. Miles Bennell returns to his small town practice to find several of his patients suffering the paranoid delusion that…
Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Robert Osterloh, Dabbs Greer, Carolyn Jones, Beatrice Maude

2). Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)


Score: 6.97/10
IMDB: 6.6/10
Trailer
When American reporter Steve Martin investigates a series of mysterious disasters off the coast of Japan, he comes face to…
Directors: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse, Ishirô Honda
Stars: James Hong, Akira Takarada, Kenji Sahara, Akihiko Hirata, Lee Miller

3). Rodan (1956)


Score: 6.7/10
IMDB: 6.4/10
Trailer
In the Japanese mining village of Kitamatsu, miners ares starting to disappear deep inside shaft number 8. Some of the…
Directors: Ishirô Honda, Ishirô Honda
Stars: Keye Luke, Akihiko Hirata, Kenji Sahara, Yutaka Oka, Tateo Kawasaki

4). X the Unknown (1956)


Score: 6.1/10
IMDB: 6.2/10
Trailer
British Army radiation drills at a remote Scottish base attract a subterranean, radioactive entity of unknown nature that vanishes, leaving…
Directors: Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey
Stars: Brian Peck, Leo McKern, John Harvey, Jack Lambert, Edwin Richfield

5). The Werewolf (1956)


Score: 5.51/10
IMDB: 5.9/10
Trailer
Two scientists come across an auto accident and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to…
Director: Fred F. Sears
Stars: Bill Clark, Larry J. Blake, Leonard P. Geer, Ernesto Molinari, Don Megowan

6). The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)


Score: 4.8/10
IMDB: 5.8/10
Trailer
In this third Gill-Man feature, the Creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a rich mad scientist. This…
Director: John Sherwood
Stars: James Rawley, Ricou Browning, Frank Chase, Gregg Palmer, David McMahon

7). The Mole People (1956)


Score: 4.66/10
IMDB: 4.8/10
Trailer
On an archaeological dig in Asia, Dr. Roger Bentley finds a cuneiform tablet referring to an ancient society, the Shadow…
Director: Virgil W. Vogel
Stars: Bob Herron, Kay E. Kuter, James Logan, John Agar, Frank Baxter

8). Man Beast (1956)


Score: 4.2/10
IMDB: 3.6/10
Trailer
Connie Hayward mounts an expedition into the Himalayan Mountains looking for her brother, who has not returned from a previous…
Director: Jerry Warren
Stars: George Skaff, Asa Maynor, Rock Madison, Tom Maruzzi, Lloyd Nelson

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8 List of 1956 Horror Films Worth Watching!

Best Horror Movies of 1956

Looking for the best 1956 horror movies? At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 1956 are "Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956), Rodan (1956), X the Unknown (1956), and The Werewolf (1956)." Our top list is an average of our review scores, Hell Horror viewers, and a few other sources.

The best horror film of 1956 is Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) scoring 8.93/10 stars with our combined scores. IMDB already has over 39,460+ votes for this movie. Starring in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) is Kevin McCarthy, Robert Osterloh, Dabbs Greer, Carolyn Jones, and Beatrice Maude. Director Don Siegel did a phenomenal job treating us with this 1956 best horror film which was remarkable.Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) is in Horror, Drama, and Sci-Fi movie genres.

Next Best Horror Movies of 1956 The next best 1956 horror movie is Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) with a score of 6.97/10 stars. James Hong, Akira Takarada, Kenji Sahara, Akihiko Hirata, and Lee Miller star in "Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)". Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) is directed by Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse, and Ishirô Honda and has over 6,110+ IMDB votes. You can find Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) in Horror, Sci-Fi, and Action movie genres.

These are the best horror films of 1956, and we hope you enjoy the 8 movies on our list of good 1956 horror movies sorted best to worst.

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