The Time Travelers is a science fiction film directed by B-movie director Ib Melchior that inspired the 1966 TV series The Time Tunnel as well as the 1967 remake Journey to the Center of Time. The plot involves a group of scientists who find their time-viewing screen allows them to travel through time. It starred Preston Foster, Philip Carey, Merry Anders, Steve Franken and John Hoyt. The cast also includes superfan Forrest J. Ackerman in one of his many bit roles in science fiction films.
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City is a 1969 British film, featuring the character Captain Nemo and some of the settings of Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. It was written by Pip and Jane Baker and stars Robert Ryan as Nemo. It is considered a follow-up film to the 1954 film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and 1961's Mysterious Island. From the plot however, this is not clear.
The Day of the Triffids is a 1962 British film adaptation of the science fiction novel of the same name by John Wyndham. It was directed by Steve Sekely, and Howard Keel played the central character, Bill Masen. The movie was filmed in colour with monaural sound and ran for 93 minutes.
The Amazing Transparent Man is a 1960 science fiction film starring Marguerite Chapman. Based on the 1956 novel The Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson, it is an American B-movie which follows the story of an insane ex U. S. Army major who uses an escaped criminal to steal materials to improve the invisibility machine his scientist prisoner made. It was one of two sci-fi films shot back to back by director Edgar G. Ulmer (the other being Beyond the Time Barrier).
The Wasp Woman (Also known by the title The Bee Girl and Insect Woman) is a science fiction movie directed by Roger Corman which was completed in 1959 (though most audiences didn't see the film until the official release on February 12, 1960). To pad out the running time when the film was released to television two years later, a new prologue was added by director Jack Hill.
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet is a 1965 science fiction film directed by Curtis Harrington. The film is actually an American adapted and edited version of the Russian science fiction movie directed by Pavel Klushantsev, with Curtis Harrington filming extra scenes featuring Basil Rathbone and American actors for the US/English speaking market. In the story, it is 2020 and the Moon has been colonized.
Space Men (aka Assignment Outer Space) is a 1960 science fiction film starring Rik Van Nutter and directed by Antonio Margheriti. It follows an assignment by Interplanetary News reporter Ray Peterson aboard a space station in the 21st Century. Despite problems with the base commander he is eventually responsible for stopping a space ship which threatens to destroy the Earth.
Visit to a Small Planet is a 1960 Paramount Pictures film starring Jerry Lewis, based on a play by Gore Vidal. It was released on February 4, 1960. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
The 10th Victim is an Italian science fiction film directed by Elio Petri in 1965. It is based on Robert Sheckley's 1953 short story "Seventh Victim". Sheckley later published a novelization of the film in 1966.
The Earth Dies Screaming is a 1965 British science fiction film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Willard Parker, Virginia Field, Dennis Price, Vanda Godsell, Thorley Walters, David Spenser and Anna Palk.
Amphibian Man is a 1962 Soviet Science Fiction Romance film starring Vladimir Korenev and Directed by Vladimir Chebotaryov and Gennadi Kazansky. It is an almost fable-like story based upon the eponymous novel by Alexander Beliaev. It focuses on a boy named Ichtyandr who was surgically altered to survive under the sea. Unlike traditional science fiction movies of the time the film focuses much more on the concept of love won and lost.
The Andromeda Nebula is a 1967 Russian Science fiction film starring Sergei Stolyarov and directed by Yevgeni Sherstobitov. The film was originally intended to be the first episode of a series of films but the remaining parts were never made. De facto name — The Andromeda Nebula: Episode I. Prisoners of the Iron Star.
Master of the World is a 1961 science fiction film based upon the Jules Verne novels Robur the Conqueror and Master of the World. The movie stars Vincent Price, Charles Bronson, and Henry Hull, was written by Richard Matheson, and directed by William Witney. The film was an attempt by low-budget American International Pictures to create a prestigious epic adventure along the lines of 1956's Around the World in 80 Days.
The Wizard of Mars is a 1965 low budget science fiction film takeoff of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz co-written and directed by stage magician David L. Hewitt. The title character is portrayed by John Carradine, who gives a lengthy monologue as a projection near the end of the film.
The Bubble is a 1966 American science fiction film, filmed in 3D. It was written and directed by Arch Oboler, and starred Michael Cole and Deborah Walley. Its other titles were Fantastic Invasion of Planet Earth and The Zoo. The film's 3-D effects were intended to create the impression of a bubble floating off the screen and over the heads of the audience.
Battle of the Worlds is an Italian science-fiction film released in 1961. An English-dubbed version was released in the United States in 1963. The film was directed by Antonio Margheriti and starred Claude Raines, Bill Carter and Maya Brent.
Journey to the Seventh Planet was a 1962 science fiction film. It was shot in Denmark with a budget of only US$75,000. The seventh planet is, of course, Uranus, and a crew is being dispatched there by the United Nations on a mission of space exploration. The film's ideas of astronauts exploring outer space only to confront their inner mindscapes and memories precede the similar-themed Solaris by a full decade (Although the novel Solaris precedes this film by a year).
The Damned is a 1961 British science fiction film drama starring Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field and Oliver Reed. It was a Hammer Film production directed by Joseph Losey and based on H.L. Lawrence's story The Children of Light.
Wild, Wild Planet is the American release title of the 1965 Italian science fiction horror film I Criminali della Galassia. The film was directed by Antonio Margheriti and written by Renato Moretti and Ivan Reiner. Tony Russel stars as Commander Mike Halstead. Also featured are Lisa Gastoni, Franco Nero and Massimo Serato. The low-budget aesthetics and general cheesy vibe of the picture have made it a favorite of bad-movie fans and websites such as badmovies. org.
The Day Mars Invaded Earth is a science fiction film, released in 1963 by Twentieth Century Fox and directed and produced by Maury Dexter. The film's plot is a cross between The War of the Worlds (1953), and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), and involves Martians duplicating a scientist and his family to prepare for their invasion.