The 1959 Best SF or Fantasy Movie Hugo was announced September 7 at Detention. For the first time the modern nominations ballot followed by a final ballot process was followed so we have a list of nominees and no winner, but we do not have the order of finish other than that No Award won first place.
Winner: No Award
- The Fly (1958) [20th Century Fox] Screenplay by James Clavell; Story by George Langelaan; Directed by Kurt Neumann
- The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) [Morningside Movies/Columbia] Screenplay by Ken Kolb; Story by Ray Harryhausen; Directed by Nathan Juran
- Dracula (1958) (alt: The Horror of Dracula) [Hammer] Screenplay by Jimmy Sangster; Directed by Terence Fisher; based on the novel by Bram Stoker