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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958) Movie Information

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Nathan Juran


Allison Hayes
William Hudson
Yvette Vickers
Roy Gordon
George Douglas
Ken Terrell





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The wife of an adulterous husband encounters a alien, grows into a giant, and terrorizes a small town to seek revenge on her husband and lover. -- SmokeScreener

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This film is better than it's rating suggest. It has a lot to do with gender roles in film and society as a whole. Most films of this era were made by men, for men. And, this was also the early stages of the women's lib. movement. The film depicts a woman fighting for what she believes in, yes the effects are corny, but it's also 1958, not 2008.

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02/25/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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"Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman" is a truly awful movie. The film clocks in at 66 minutes, but it felt like it took three hours to get through it.

The plot involves a love triangle in which a husband (William Hudson) is having an affair with a sleazy woman (Yvette Vickers), which is making his wife (Allison Hayes) mentally unstable. As if that isn't enough, the wife encounters a spacecraft piloted by a giant alien, but her reports of the encounter just make her look more insane.

As a result of her encounter with the alien, the wife grows into a giant herself. We finally see the 50 foot woman in the last 10 minutes of the movie when she goes on a rampage to seek revenge on her husband and his lover.

I watched this movie, along with several other B-movies from the 1950s, with my c...

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