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The Criminal Code

The Criminal Code

The Criminal Code
IMDb: 7
97

After young Robert Graham commits a murder while drunk and defending his girlfriend, he is prosecuted by ambitious Mark Brady and sentenced to 10 years. Six years later, Brady becomes…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Boogie Man Will Get You

The Boogie Man Will Get You

The Boogie Man Will Get You
IMDb: 5.9
66

A young divorcee tries to convert a historic house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants and dead bodies in the cellar.

Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives

The Man with Nine Lives
IMDb: 6.6
74

Dr. Leon Kravaal develops a potential cure for cancer, which involves freezing the patient. But an experiment goes awry when authorities believe Kravaal has killed a patient. Kravaal freezes the…

Grip of the Strangler

Grip of the Strangler

Grip of the Strangler
IMDb: 6.3
78

A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.

Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
The Mummy

The Mummy

The Mummy
IMDb: 7.1
73

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the…

Genre: Horror
The Ghoul

The Ghoul

The Ghoul
IMDb: 5.9
80

Professor Morlant, a British Egyptologist, seeks immortality through the power of a jewel buried in the tomb of an Oriental idol. Upon his death, Morlant returns to earth to seek…

The Raven

The Raven

The Raven
IMDb: 7
61

A brilliant but deranged neurosurgeon becomes obsessively fixated on a judge’s daughter who in no way wants him. With the help of an escaped criminal whose face he has surgically…

The Invisible Ray

The Invisible Ray

The Invisible Ray
IMDb: 6.6
80

Dr. Janos Rukh discovers a certain type of radium that has almost magical healing properties. But the element has a dangerous side, too, and it has already started affecting Rukh….

Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.1
99

One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father’s monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.

Black Friday

Black Friday

Black Friday
IMDb: 6.3
70

When his friend Professor Kingsely (Ridges) is at deaths door, brain surgeon Dr. Sovac (Karloff) saves his life by means of an illegal operation that transplants part of injured gangster…

House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein
IMDb: 6.3
71

An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein’s Monster.

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff
IMDb: 6.9
84

Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman…

Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Strange Door

The Strange Door

The Strange Door
IMDb: 6.3
81

The wicked Alain plots an elaborate revenge against his younger brother Edmund, leading to a deadly confrontation in his dungeon deathtrap.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
The Comedy of Terrors

The Comedy of Terrors

The Comedy of Terrors
IMDb: 6.7
84

An undertaker who hasn’t had any ‘customers’ in a long time is forced to pay one year’s back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people, which brings absurd results.

Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Terror

The Terror

The Terror
IMDb: 5
81

A young officer in Napoleon’s Army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath
IMDb: 7.1
95

Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In “The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The…

Genre: Horror
Cauldron of Blood

Cauldron of Blood

Cauldron of Blood
IMDb: 4.2
95

A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that…

Genre: Horror
Mad Monster Party?

Mad Monster Party?

Mad Monster Party?
IMDb: 6.7
95

When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there including Dracula,…

The Bride of Frankenstein

The Bride of Frankenstein

The Bride of Frankenstein
IMDb: 7.8
75

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale’s Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad…

Genre: Horror
Targets

Targets

Targets
IMDb: 7.4
90

Peter Bogdanovich’s startling debut feature is both a brilliantly constructed thriller and a disturbingly prescient look at the rise of mass shootings in America. In his last serious dramatic role,…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Black Room

The Black Room

The Black Room
IMDb: 7
70

In a 16th-century European town, the ruling family has been given a prophecy that, should there ever be twin boys born, the younger will murder the older; so is dismayed…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Lost Patrol

The Lost Patrol

The Lost Patrol
IMDb: 6.8
73

A World War I British Army patrol is crossing the Mesopotamian desert when their commanding officer, the only one who knows their destination, is killed by the bullet of unseen…

Genre: Action, War
The Mesmerist

The Mesmerist

The Mesmerist
IMDb: 6.4
16

Made by re-editing a deteriorated nitrate print of The Bells (1926), starring Lionel Barrymore and Boris Karloff, this work shows the fragility of the film image while foreshadowing the Holocaust.

Genre: Drama
Tap Roots

Tap Roots

Tap Roots
IMDb: 6.5
109

Set at the beginning of the Civil War, Tap Roots is all about a county in Mississippi which chooses to secede from the state rather than enter the conflict. The…

Genre: Drama, War, Western
Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Mr. Wong in Chinatown

Mr. Wong in Chinatown
IMDb: 6.1
71

A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl “Captain J”…

Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Mr. Wong, Detective

Mr. Wong, Detective

Mr. Wong, Detective
IMDb: 6.2
70

A chemical manufacturer is killed just after asking detective James Wong to help him. So Detective Wong decides to investigate this as well as two subsequent murders.

Devil’s Island

Devil’s Island

Devil’s Island
IMDb: 6.5
62

A French doctor sentenced for treason performs brain surgery on the prison commandant’s daughter.

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Before I Hang

Before I Hang

Before I Hang
IMDb: 6.1
62

A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals’ blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon,…

You’ll Find Out

You’ll Find Out

You’ll Find Out
IMDb: 6.3
97

The manager of Kay Kyser’s band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her.

Genre: Comedy, Horror
Doomed to Die

Doomed to Die

Doomed to Die
IMDb: 5.6
68

Shipping magnate Cyrus Wentworth, downcast over a disaster to his ocean liner ‘Wentworth Castle’ (carrying, oddly enough, an illicit shipment of Chinese bonds) is shot in his office…at the very…

Night Key

Night Key

Night Key
IMDb: 6.3
68

The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies.

Charlie Chan at the Opera

Charlie Chan at the Opera

Charlie Chan at the Opera
IMDb: 7.3
68

A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago.

The Daydreamer

The Daydreamer

The Daydreamer
IMDb: 6.4
101

A fictional account of a teen-aged Hans Christian Anderson. In this film, young Hans runs away from home and each time he falls asleep he experiences in his dreams the…

The Mask of Fu Manchu

The Mask of Fu Manchu

The Mask of Fu Manchu
IMDb: 6.3
68

The villainous Dr. Fu Manchu races against a team of Englishmen to find the tomb of Ghengis Khan, because he wants to use the relics to cause an uprising in…

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London
IMDb: 6.7
92

In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King…

Genre: Drama, History
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
IMDb: 6.2
65

A gang of criminals, which includes a piano player and an imposing former convict known as ‘Gruesome’, has found out about a scientist’s secret formula for a gas that temporarily…

The Devil Commands

The Devil Commands

The Devil Commands
IMDb: 6.3
65

A scientist kills innocent victims in his efforts to communicate with his late wife.

The Man They Could Not Hang

The Man They Could Not Hang

The Man They Could Not Hang
IMDb: 6.9
64

Dr. Henryk Savaard is a scientist working on experiments to restore life to the dead. When he is unjustly hanged for murder, he is brought back to life by his…

Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead

Isle of the Dead
IMDb: 6.6
71

On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn’t enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant,…

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead
IMDb: 6.7
66

Down-on-his-luck John Ellman is framed for a judge’s murder. After he’s convicted and sentenced to death, witnesses come forth and prove his innocence. But it was too late for a…