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Year
1956
Runtime
80 min.
Director
Don Siegel
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
Rating *
7.8
Votes *
25,380
Checks
13,283
Favs
656
Dislikes
43
Favs/checks
4.9% (1:20)
Favs/dislikes
15:1
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  1. Robbimich's avatar

    Robbimich

    Was very pleasantly surprised by this one. I love being pleasantly surprised. Thought it was some sort of stupid sci-fi horror comedy due to the (intentional?) hilarious title but I was totally hooked from the first minute to the last. Terrific sci-fi thriller, intense and suspenseful, good score and some very interesting shots. A true gem of a film which I wish now that I had found and enjoyed sooner.

    And yeah, I agree with come of the comments here ... Dana Wynter was smokin'.
    7 years 1 month ago
  2. JoeMorrissy's avatar

    JoeMorrissy

    A classic sci-fi film. Loved it. 9 years 3 months ago
  3. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    A great, paranoid nightmare - even with the "happy ending" tacked on. Has that vintage Twilight Zone feel. Also I must concur with ArthurYanthar! 9 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #34 in IMDb's Horror Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #36 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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  3. This movie ranks #41 in BFI's 100 Science Fiction Films
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  4. This movie ranks #47 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills
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  5. This movie ranks #56 in Total Sci-Fi's The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #75 in Butler's Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  7. This movie ranks #141 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  8. This movie ranks #198 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #242 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  10. This movie ranks #247 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  11. This movie ranks #280 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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  12. This movie ranks #301 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  13. This movie ranks #308 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  14. This movie ranks #408 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  15. This movie ranks #444 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  16. This movie ranks #524 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  17. This movie ranks #632 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  18. This movie ranks #649 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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