Science Fiction Movie Homepage


Public awareness and acceptance of the post-WWII rocketry research that ultimately led to the International Geophysical Year (actually a year and a half from mid-1957 to 31 December 1958) was facilitated by the multitude of science fiction movies produced during the 1950s.  Collectively known as "crappy science fiction movies" by Dukelabs assistant Mickey, these low-budget movies allowed for imaginative scenarios depicting what were to become true events in the future and helped people come to grips with their growing nuclear fear fed by the Cold War.  By clicking on the links below, a series of compiled movie listings devoted to the days of black-and-white technology can be revisited.



Master List of Sci-Fi, Horror, and Monster Movies (1902-1969)

List of Sci-Fi Movies Where "We Go There"

List of Sci-Fi Movies Where "They Come Here"

List of Classic 1950s Sci-Fi TV Shows

Sci-Fi Webpage Links for Images and Movies

Merguerian's Space Encyclopedia Publications (1989a, 1989b, 1989c, 1989d)











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