The Night the World Exploded (1957)

Film details


Science fiction dealing with young scientist discovering new element harmless in water but explosive when dry the fate of humanity is finally postponed by demolishing a huge American dam. Side-issue of romance.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top