A 164-foot-tall (50-meter-tall) monster reptile with radioactive breath is revived, thanks to nuclear testing.
It goes on a mad rampage, destroying Tokyo - can it be stopped? Should it be killed?
War of the Worlds (1953)
H.G. Well's classic novel is brought to life is this tale of alien invasion. The residents of a small town in
California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when
they discover that it has passengers who are not very friendly.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the
end of World War II. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to
representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning
something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach.
The Man from Planet X (1951)
To study a rogue planet heading for a near-miss with Earth, Prof. Elliot sets up an observatory on the foggy moors of a remote Scottish island, with his pretty daughter and Dr. Mears, a former student with
a shady past. Soon after arrival of reporter John Lawrence, a ship from Planet X just happens to land
near the observatory. Is the visitor (who actually looks alien) benevolent? What are Mears' real motives
for trying to communicate with it?
The Thing from Another World (1951)
Scientists at an Arctic research station discover a spacecraft buried in the ice. Upon closer examination,
they discover the frozen pilot. All hell breaks loose when they take him back to their station and he is
accidentally thawed out!