Special Report

The Best Sci-Fi Movie the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1960: The Time Machine
> IMDb score: 7.6 — #57 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 79% — #99 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

Source: Courtesy of United Artists

1959: On the Beach
> IMDb score: 7.2 — #99 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 69% — #183 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $123.2 million — #135 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1958: The Fly
> IMDb score: 7.1 — #115 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 71% — #162 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1957: The Incredible Shrinking Man
> IMDb score: 7.6 — #57 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 82% — #75 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Source: Courtesy of Allied Artists Pictures

1956: Invasion of the Body Snatchers
> IMDb score: 7.7 — #47 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 85% — #54 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1955: Tarantula
> IMDb score: 6.5 — #266 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 50% — #362 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

1954: Them!
> IMDb score: 7.2 — #99 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 77% — #113 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1953: The War of the Worlds
> IMDb score: 7.1 — #115 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 71% — #162 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $81.5 million — #203 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1952: Monkey Business
> IMDb score: 7.0 — #137 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 67% — #202 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1951: The Day the Earth Stood Still
> IMDb score: 7.7 — #47 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 87% — #38 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $71.3 million — #228 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe