''The Amazing Transparent Man'' is a 1960 sci-fi picture, concerning a scientist who (under duress) develops a method for turning men invisible. The particular "guinea pig" for this method is recently liberated career criminal Joey Faust. Said career criminal is extorted into working for TheManBehindTheMan, who is hoping to create an army for profit. Faust is enlisted to steal "atomic material" to use during the research.

Eventually, Faust discovers that the invisibility process is both unstable and deadly. It falls to the scientist and various others to stop this evil scheme before the world is truly doomed.

For the ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' version, please go to the [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S06E23TheAmazingTransparentMan episode recap page]].
!!''The Amazing Transparent Man'' contains examples of these tropes:

* ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics: Apparently, leaving the uranium outside the safe while the invisibility machine's running will cause an explosion that'll destroy an entire county.
* BinocularShot: Used twice - and thanks to the use of StockFootage, they randomly switch camera angles and locations, even though the guy holding them is ''standing perfectly still.''
* BreakingTheFourthWall: [[spoiler: "...What would ''you'' do?"]]
* FiveBadBand
** BigBad: Major Krenner
** TheDragon: Faust
** EvilGenius: Dr. Ulof (subverted in that [[spoiler:he's being blackmailed]])
** TheBrute: Julian (ditto)
** DarkChick: Laura
* HighHeelFaceTurn: Laura ultimately decides to desert Krenner and tries to get Faust to run away with her. Faust isn't buying it.
* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:Dr. Ulof's daughter]] is being held by Krenner to ensure [[spoiler:Ulof]]'s cooperation. Similarly, Krenner has apparently promised to spring [[spoiler:Julian's son]] from prison ([[spoiler:the son is actually dead]]).
* ILoveNuclearPower: It can turn people invisible.
* {{Invisibility}}: The plot involves making people transparent.
%%* JerkAss: Joey Faust
%%* LoveMakesYouStupid: Laura
%%* MeaningfulName: His last name is {{Faust}} - ''get it''?
* PhlebotinumBreakdown: After Faust receives the invisibility treatment with the experimental radioactive material, he starts turning visible and invisible at random times.
* PrettyInMink: Laura wears a mink wrap when she drives the getaway car after breaking Faust out of prison, showing how she's well paid for her services.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath:
** Laura betrays Krenner and [[spoiler:is shot by him]].
** Faust finally turns on Krenner for the sake of his own daughter (at Ulof's urging), and [[spoiler:sacrifices himself by fighting Krenner whilst opening the safe with the uranium and triggering [[ArtisticLicenseNuclearPhysics A Nuclear Oopsie]].
%%* RocksFallEveryoneDies: At least for one county!
* {{Safecracking}}: Locks mean nothing to Faust. He picks them easily.