The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
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This film is great! It's my #1 discovery this Halloween season. For the 1950's, the film has great special effects. A man begins to shrink due to being exposed to radiation and has to face challenges and obstacles to survive including being terrorized by a cat and a fight to the death with a tarantula. It also has an interesting ending which I was impressed with. This film is top of the class science fiction with minor horror elements. A whole-hearted recomendation.
Surprisingly beautiful score
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This movie ranks #39 in BFI's 100 Science Fiction Films
This movie ranks #175 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
This movie ranks #196 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
This movie ranks #275 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
This movie ranks #321 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #533 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #541 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
This movie ranks #702 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
This movie ranks #940 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
This movie ranks #1320 in The Criterion Collection