With Sam Katzman Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)

Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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A giant, radioactive octopus rises from the Philippine Trench to terrorize the North American Pacific Coast.

Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith

Votes: 4,534

2. Batman and Robin (1949)

Approved | 263 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.1
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The caped crusaders versus The Wizard, black-hooded mastermind.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 1,507

3. Superman (1948)

Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman

Votes: 876

4. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 6,500

5. The Giant Claw (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Global panic ensues when it is revealed that a mysterious UFO is actually a giant bird that flies at supersonic speed and has no regard for life or architecture.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill

Votes: 2,930

6. Masterson of Kansas (1954)

Approved | 73 min | Western

5.5
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In Kansas, fearing another Indian War, Sheriff Bat Masterson, Marshal Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday join forces to defuse tensions over grazing lands between Indians and greedy cattlemen.

Director: William Castle | Stars: George Montgomery, Nancy Gates, James Griffith, Jean Willes

Votes: 222

7. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Passed | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,639

8. Kissin' Cousins (1964)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Glenda Farrell, Jack Albertson

Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $2.80M

9. Rock Around the Clock (1956)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.2
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Orchestra manager Steve Hollis realizes that big-band music is dead. People want something new, but what? On their way to New York, Steve and his companion Corny, stop at a motel in a small... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Bill Haley and the Comets, The Platters, Ernie Freeman Combo, Tony Martinez and His Band

Votes: 951 | Gross: $4.00M

10. Invisible Ghost (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Votes: 1,618

11. The Werewolf (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Two scientists come across an auto accident and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to their lab and inject him with a serum they have been working with. Unfortunately,... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Don Megowan, Joyce Holden, Eleanore Tanin, Kim Charney

Votes: 1,132

12. Angel, Angel, Down We Go (1969)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

4.5
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The overweight debutante daughter of the world's wealthiest couple falls in with a gang of tripped out, skydiving pseudo-reactionary pop stars, who take their beliefs of the American ideal ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Thom | Stars: Jennifer Jones, Jordan Christopher, Holly Near, Lou Rawls

Votes: 324

13. The Pathfinder (1952)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, War, Western

5.7
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Pathfinder, a white man raised by the Mohican Indians, joins forces with the British army to avenge himself on the Mingo warriors and the French, who have brought death and pillage to his ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: George Montgomery, Helena Carter, Jay Silverheels, Walter Kingsford

Votes: 107

14. Harum Scarum (1965)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

4.8
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American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Mary Ann Mobley, Fran Jeffries, Michael Ansara

Votes: 1,387

15. Hot Rods to Hell (1967)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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While on a business trip just before Christmas, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident, which was caused by the reckless driving of the other car involved. Although Tom suffered no paralysis... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, Mimsy Farmer, Laurie Mock

Votes: 845

16. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Richard Denning, Angela Stevens, S. John Launer, Michael Granger

Votes: 935

17. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)

Approved | 252 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Lyle Talbot, Tommy Bond

Votes: 586

18. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

5.5
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Votes: 1,443

19. Your Cheatin' Heart (1964)

Not Rated | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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The story of the country and western singer Hank Williams.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: George Hamilton, Susan Oliver, Red Buttons, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 614

20. Chinatown at Midnight (1949)

Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Clifford Ward is a thief working San Francisco's Chinatown district, and his stolen goods are fenced through an interior-decorators shop ran by Lisa Marcel. But when Ward murders two ... See full summary »

Director: Seymour Friedman | Stars: Hurd Hatfield, Jean Willes, Tom Powers, Ray Walker

Votes: 87

21. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

Votes: 680

22. Riot on Sunset Strip (1967)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

5.0
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LA police captain attempts to appease Sunset Strip businessmen objecting to hippy youths hanging out, by setting a curfew. The cop also thinks the kids have a right to be there, until his estranged daughter joins the counter-culture crowd.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans, Laurie Mock

Votes: 363

23. Zombies of Mora Tau (1957)

Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Zombie-like, dead crewmen of a sunken ship have always prevented salvagers from claiming the wreck's legendary box of diamonds, but will a new group of treasure hunters succeed?

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Gregg Palmer, Allison Hayes, Autumn Russell, Joel Ashley

Votes: 778

24. Black Dragons (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Thriller, War

4.3
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A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

Votes: 918

25. Cannibal Attack (1954)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure

7.1
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Johnny Weissmuller fights enemy agents who are trying to steal cobalt while disguised as crocodiles.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Judy Walsh, David Bruce, Bruce Cowling

Votes: 206

26. The Fastest Guitar Alive (1967)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music, Western

4.3
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The South is losing the Civil War and the coffers are nearly empty. A group of Confederate spies steals a shipment of gold in San Francisco and attempts to deliver it to a Confederate ... See full summary »

Director: Michael D. Moore | Stars: Roy Orbison, Sammy Jackson, Maggie Pierce, Joan Freeman

Votes: 338

27. Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Music

5.0
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A college co-ed tries to balance her time writing songs and dealing with her publisher who tries to pursue her.

Director: Sidney Miller | Stars: Mary Ann Mobley, Joan O'Brien, Nancy Sinatra, Chris Noel

Votes: 315

28. The Magic Carpet (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Lucille Ball, John Agar, Patricia Medina, George Tobias

Votes: 200

29. When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965)

Not Rated | 97 min | Musical

5.0
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Danny Churchill is a young heir who tries to help Ginger, an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her father's ranch from closing due to being heavily in debt with some Reno ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Ganzer | Stars: Connie Francis, Harve Presnell, Peter Noone, Karl Green

Votes: 180

30. The Houston Story (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In Houston, a man working as an oil driller comes up with a scheme for stealing millions of dollars worth of oil from the fields. He insinuates himself with a local mobster in order to get ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Gene Barry, Barbara Hale, Edward Arnold, Paul Richards

Votes: 150

31. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 887

32. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

5.1
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 1,133

33. Slaves of Babylon (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.4
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In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Richard Conte, Linda Christian, Maurice Schwartz, Terry Kilburn

Votes: 85

34. The Crooked Web (1955)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Government agent tries to trick a suspect into returning to Germany, the scene of his crimes.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Mari Blanchard, Richard Denning, John Mylong

Votes: 184

35. The Ape Man (1943)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.5
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall

Votes: 1,048

36. The Love-Ins (1967)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

4.5
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A college professor resigns in protest to the dismissal of student underground newspaper workers and later joins their "hippie movement" and becomes their "Messiah."

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Richard Todd, James MacArthur, Susan Oliver, Mark Goddard

Votes: 184

37. California Conquest (1952)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.1
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In the 1840s, most Californians want their state to break-away from Mexico and possibly join the USA but Russia, Britain and France aim to grab California for themselves.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright, Alfonso Bedoya, Lisa Ferraday

Votes: 152

38. Duel on the Mississippi (1955)

Approved | 72 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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In 1820 Louisiana, river pirates tangle with plantation owners while gambling-ship pirate queen Lili Scarlet falls in-love with planter André Tulane to the dismay of rival Hugo Marat, leader of the river pirates.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Lex Barker, Patricia Medina, Warren Stevens, Craig Stevens

Votes: 75

39. The Miami Story (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Fed up with the raising crime in Miami, the police chief and the leading members of the city council hire a former Miami gangster, gone straight, to help eliminate the biggest crime syndicate in the city.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Luther Adler, John Baer, Adele Jergens

Votes: 159

40. Serpent of the Nile (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, History

5.1
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In 44 BC, after the assassination of the leader of Rome Julius Caesar, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and one of the highest ranking Roman generals and Caesar's possible successor Mark Anthony begin a tragic love affair.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, William Lundigan, Raymond Burr, Jean Byron

Votes: 143

41. Congo Bill (1948)

Approved | 270 min | Action, Adventure

6.7
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A girl is about to inherit a fortune, but she is missing in Africa. Only then, family charges Congo Bill, an adventurer, to find her, and bring her back to civilization. He follows a legend about some White Queen, but his path is full of difficulties, by an inhospitable jungle, and the man who will lose the fortune if the girl is found alive.

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Don McGuire, Cleo Moore, Jack Ingram, I. Stanford Jolley

Votes: 60

42. Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom (1952)

Approved | 242 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Based on a successful comic book that began in 1941, the Blackhawks were seven flyers who banded together during WW II to fight the Nazis. After the war, they continued to fight evil where ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred F. Sears | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Carol Forman, John Crawford, Michael Fox

Votes: 114

43. Utah Blaine (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Romance, Western

6.5
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Gunslinger Utah Blaine rescues rancher Joe Neal from lynching by vigilante land-grabbers and runs afoul of vigilante leader Russ Nevers' interests.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Susan Cummings, Angela Stevens, Max Baer

Votes: 182

44. Jungle Jim (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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Lady scientist, Hilary Parker is searching for a rare drug to help combat polio. Opportunist Bruce Edwards joins the quest but is actually after gold and buried treasure.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves, Lita Baron

Votes: 693

45. The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949)

Approved | 252 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sir Galahad, a knight of the Round Table, searches for the legendary sword Excalibur.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: George Reeves, Nelson Leigh, William Fawcett, Hugh Prosser

Votes: 64

46. Junior Prom (I) (1946)

69 min | Comedy, Musical

4.9
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A rich man's son is running for student body president in the local high school, and the boy's father tells the school principal that if his son wins the election, he'll make a sizable ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Judy Clark, Noel Neill

Votes: 39

47. The Wizard of Baghdad (1960)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

5.0
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A genie turned mortal after his many failures is sent to Baghdad. As his last chance to prove himself he must help a prince and princess fulfill a prophecy.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Dick Shawn, Diane Baker, Barry Coe, John Van Dreelen

Votes: 124

48. The Golden Hawk (1952)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.5
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The seafaring adventures of French privateer Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo during the Franco-Spanish-English war of the 17th century.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Sterling Hayden, Helena Carter, John Sutton

Votes: 217

49. The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West (1947)

Approved | 285 min | Action, Crime

7.3
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The Vigilante, a masked government agent, is assigned to investigate the case of the "100 Tears of Blood", a cursed string of rare blood red pearls sought by a gang led by the unknown X-1 that may have been smuggled into the country.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Ramsay Ames, Lyle Talbot, George Offerman Jr.

Votes: 67

50. Fort Ti (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Adventure, War, Western

5.2
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Set against the backdrop of the French and Indian war in colonial America, the British soldiers attempt to route the French Army from Fort Ticonderoga.

Director: William Castle | Stars: George Montgomery, Joan Vohs, Irving Bacon, James Seay

Votes: 162


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