Things that go bump in the night

by blue_sock_monkey | created - 12 Dec 2012 | updated - 28 Jun 2015 | Public

With my ratings & comments.

Dozens of ways to make your pulse race! Turn out the lights, roll the film--and be afraid. Be very afraid.

I've listed these movies (plus a select few tv shows) chronologically, complete with my highly opinionated pocket reviews. Please note that I am stingy with stars, and try to rate based on criteria more objective than simply "I loved it/hated it"--a movie has to be really outstanding to earn an 8 or higher from me. The lower I've rated a film, the later at night you should watch it.

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1. Universal Horror (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.

Director: Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Christopher Adamson, John Augur, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 550

8/10 Just starting your journey through the golden age of horror films? This 95-minute documentary is a great place to learn about must-see movies made circa 1920-1948. Included are clips from many classics, plus a good discussion of how censorship changed the game for filmmakers.

The documentary is included with several Universal horror film DVDs (mine came with the 75th Anniversary edition of Dracula).

2. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )

177 min | Documentary

Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, John Carpenter, Michael Roberts, Barbara Steele

Votes: 642

8/10 Excellent overview of horror films focusing on three key eras: between the World Wars, the Hammer Films years, and modern. Many classic clips.

3. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005 Video)

53 min | Documentary, Biography

Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection."

Director: Constantine Nasr | Stars: James Cromwell, William Friedkin, Steve Jones, Steve Haberman

Votes: 231

8/10 Smart, empathetic documentary on producer Val Lewton's career, focusing on his immensely influential work in the 1940s. Essential viewing for fans. (This runs occasionally on TCM, and is included as a bonus feature on the DVD for The Seventh Victim.)

4. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography

Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, John Badham, Diane Baker, Sidney D. Balkin

Votes: 483

7.5/10 A respectful and amusing overview of William Castle, who was better at promoting cheap horror movies than directing them. I learned things I hadn't known--for instance, Castle produced the classic Rosemary's Baby. This documentary, which features plenty of film clips including stars like Vincent Price and Joan Crawford, runs occasionally on TCM.

5. The House of the Devil (1896)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Horror

With the help of a magic cauldron, Mephistopheles conjures up a variety of supernatural characters.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Jehanne d'Alcy, Jules-Eugène Legris, Georges Méliès

Votes: 2,592

Spend an enjoyable three minutes watching early special effects! Not intended to be scary, but it is a charming reminder of how closely connected fear and laughter can be. (not rated out of respect for its venerable age)

Here it is on the Internet Archive: [link]http://archive.org/details/The_Haunted_Castle_1896[/link]

6. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Action, Adventure

A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

Votes: 40,882

9/10 Sci-fi cinema is born! This film is genuinely entertaining, and not to be missed.

There are many versions available--restored, hand-coloured, different music tracks; most, unfortunately, are incomplete. Search one out and enjoy!

[link]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Trip_to_the_Moon[/link]

7. Frankenstein (1910)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

Frankenstein, a young medical student, trying to create the perfect human being, instead creates a misshapen monster. Made ill by what he has done, Frankenstein is comforted by his fiancée ... See full summary »

Director: J. Searle Dawley | Stars: Mary Fuller, Charles Ogle, Augustus Phillips

Votes: 3,413

6/10 Another important piece of horror history, available on the Internet Archive. The director achieves actual suspense during the creation sequence.

[link]http://archive.org/details/FrankensteinfullMovie[/link]

8. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912)

Not Rated | 12 min | Short, Drama, Horror

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: Lucius Henderson | Stars: James Cruze, Florence La Badie, Marie Eline, Jane Gail

Votes: 476

4/10 Before the 1930s monster craze, Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of the tragic doctor was probably the most popular horror story around--there were at least eight versions made before 1931. An adaptation from 1908 is lost; this 1912 one-reeler is the oldest known to have survived. Technically crude, but it does cram lots of action into its 8 minutes.

9. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1913)

26 min | Short, Drama, Horror

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: King Baggot, Jane Gail, Matt Snyder, Howard Crampton

Votes: 215

6/10 Like most adaptations, this one is based on the 1887 play rather than the Stevenson novella. Compared to other circa-1913 films I've seen, this is not especially good technically. But at twice the length of the 1912 version, it puts considerably more effort into developing characters and some mood. I particularly like the intertitle that describes Jekyll as a "martyr to science."

Available on the Internet Archive: [link]http://archive.org/details/DrJekyllAndMrHyde1913[/link]

10. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Not Rated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders.

Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Votes: 52,657

8/10 Wild sets, wild plot, wild camera, wild acting! (And you thought Conrad Veidt was just that Nazi in Casablanca who was mean to Bogart & Bergman.) The ultimate example of cinematic German Expressionism. Though not one of my personal favorites, this is essential viewing if you want to call yourself a horror fan.

11. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Votes: 4,562

7/10 Barrymore's first transformation scene is unforgettable. Equally amazing is Nita Naldi's dress, which appears to have been painted onto her rather than sewn.

What I especially like about this version is the attempt to explore the doctor's psychology. And you just have to love a horror flick that quotes Oscar Wilde.

12. Nosferatu (1922)

Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder

Votes: 83,988

8/10 A wee bit over-worshipped by legions of rabid fans--but its visual phantasmagoria is still engrossing. If all the actors were as good as Schreck, I'd rate it even higher.

13. Häxan (1922)

Not Rated | 91 min | Fantasy, History, Horror

Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Elisabeth Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan

Votes: 11,081

7/10 Wi nøt trei a høliday in Sweden this yër?

Awash with bizarre imagery, some of it created with an innovative optical printer, including the majestik møøse. A Møøse once bit my sister...

Sorry. The persons responsible for creating this review have been sacked. This really is a good movie, and distinctly different from anything else you might see in any other Jazz Age film.

Mynd you, møøse bites Kan be pretty nasti.

14. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Passed | 93 min | Horror

A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

Directors: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Votes: 15,747 | Gross: $3.75M

7/10 Chaney at full-throttle amidst splendidly atmospheric sets. This would be vastly better, though, if Philbin & Kerry didn't appear to be animated stick figures; they both must have taken acting lessons from Gustav von Wangenheim.

Incidentally, I'm one of the few people who prefer the finale as it now exists, rather than the soppy romantic version it replaced.

15. Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

In Victorian London the esteemed Dr. Pyckle uses himself as a guinea pig when he experiments with a new drug that changes him into a compulsive prankster.

Directors: Scott Pembroke, Joe Rock | Stars: Stan Laurel, Julie Leonard, Pete the Dog, Syd Crossley

Votes: 292

6/10 An early parody of Dr Jekyll.

16. The Cat and the Canary (1927)

Passed | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall

Votes: 2,564 | Gross: $0.33M

8/10 I still get nightmares about that hairy hand. Directed by a master, this film is not only an excellent mix of chills & comedy, it almost single-handedly invented the classic haunted house atmosphere that we look for in movies today.

Leni's films--especially this one and The Last Warning--were strong influences on James Whale.

[link]http://archive.org/details/The_Cat_and_the_Canary[/link]

17. The Unknown (1927)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz

Votes: 6,755 | Gross: $0.41M

7/10 A terrifyingly well-constructed nightmare.

18. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 150,720 | Gross: $1.24M

7.5/10 Thanks to its immensely stylish cinematography and Art Deco sets, this is a highly influential film. But I confess that, as a movie, it left me cold--the politics are simplistic, and the message heavy-handed. I have nightmares about the present and the future, but they are not the same as Lang's.

19. The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

Not Rated | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: June Tripp, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney

Votes: 9,495

7/10 Alfred Hitchcock's first suspense film. He didn't direct many films I would classify as horror, but this one surely qualifies.

[link]http://archive.org/details/TheLodgerAStoryOfTheLondonFog_579[/link]

20. London After Midnight (1927)

Passed | 69 min | Horror

The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams

Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $0.52M

A lost film that can now be experienced only through a TCM-funded reconstruction created from picture stills, the original script, and a new musical score. Chaney's makeup allegedly inspired a terrorized London moviegoer to murder an Irish maid in Hyde Park. Remade as Mark of the Vampire in 1935.

Obviously, I can't rate the film itself--but I did enjoy seeing the reconstruction, which is 7.5/10.

21. The Man Who Laughs (1928)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar, Olga Baclanova

Votes: 5,369

8/10 Veidt (and his devoted dog) will touch your heart.

22. The Last Warning (1928)

89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A producer decides to reopen a theater, that had been closed five years previously when one of the actors was murdered during a performance, by staging a production of the same play with ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Laura La Plante, Montagu Love, Roy D'Arcy, Margaret Livingston

Votes: 422

6/10 Ever been puzzled as to what inspired Una O'Connor's over-the-top shenanigans in James Whales's horror films? Watch this, and wonder no more. This is far from director Paul Leni's best work, but it's well worth a look, if only to see the "Phantom of the Opera" theater set put to good use. And pay attention to that sinister face cleverly created by the outer facade of the theater (about 15 minutes from the start).

23. Outward Bound (1930)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Fantasy

Later remade as "Between Two Worlds."

Directors: Robert Milton, Ray Enright | Stars: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Beryl Mercer, Dudley Digges

Votes: 439

6/10 This movie (based on a 1923 hit play) is the origin of every single film you've ever seen premised on the "she/he doesn't know she/he's dead" trick. The script is lumpy, but there are many moments of mystical foggy moodiness in this spiritual fantasy. Remade with better acting but less atmosphere in 1944 as Between Two Worlds, and also as a dreadful made-for-TV-movie, Haunts of the Very Rich 1972.

24. M (1931)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Votes: 134,051 | Gross: $0.03M

9/10 Fine performances and a highly original plot, plus Lang's distinctive direction. Everything works here: the complex use of sound, shadows, silhouettes, angles, focus, flashbacks, framing, and reflections; the script and casting; the insights into individual and mob psychology. Cynical, poignant, and forever memorable. One of the great films.

25. Frankenstein (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

91 Metascore

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

Votes: 61,266

10/10 Wonderful from start to finish. Please stop reading this silly list and go watch this movie right now!

26. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

Not Rated | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 11,872

8/10 March is over-the-top once or twice, the make-up is weird--and it doesn't matter. Distinguished direction, a literate script, and strong performances establish this one as the definitive film version.

27. Dracula (1931)

Passed | 75 min | Fantasy, Horror

The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina.

Directors: Tod Browning, Karl Freund | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

Votes: 43,418

7.5/10 It's not all it should have been, due to a mediocre script and some missed chances in the direction; there are plot holes and more than one forgettable performance (from David Manners especially).

But Lugosi as the Count is indelible: He has been standing on that crumbling staircase waiting for you since time began. If you have time for only one Dracula, this is it.

28. Svengali (1931)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

Through hypnotism and telepathic mind control, a sinister music maestro controls the singing voice, but not the heart, of the woman he loves.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 1,628

7/10 Barrymore, looking very like the infamous Rasputin, gives his character evocative body language and vocal mannerisms, building to a pathos-inducing finale (though Marsh, as his victim, is not quite up to his standard). The sets by Anton Grot are eye-popping, and the cinematography is also very good, though needing better lighting. I could have done without the comic Scotsmen.

29. Drácula (1931)

Unrated | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror

Centuries-old vampire Dracula preys upon the innocent Eva and her friends.

Directors: George Melford, Enrique Tovar Ávalos | Stars: Carlos Villarías, Lupita Tovar, Barry Norton, Pablo Álvarez Rubio

Votes: 3,809

6/10 This Spanish-language version, made in parallel with the Lugosi classic, sometimes generates more atmosphere than its better-known companion; its women are also far sexier. The bad news is that most of its actors cannot act, and, in particular, Villarias has all the charisma of a tube of toothpaste.

30. The Mummy (1932)

Approved | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror

A resurrected Egyptian mummy stalks a beautiful woman he believes to be the reincarnation of his lover and bride.

Director: Karl Freund | Stars: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Arthur Byron

Votes: 21,869

8/10 Elegantly directed by cinematographer Karl Freund. Karloff is surprisingly touching in a relatively complicated role, and the atmosphere is deliciously eerie. Zita Johann is an intriguing heroine, while both Van Sloan and Manners are far more effective here than in Dracula (unfortunately, both also remain notably uncharismatic). Superb make-up by Jack Pierce.

The plot is uncomfortably similar to Dracula; beginning in the 1970s, vampires would return the favour, lifting the reincarnation element from this film for Dracula remakes.

31. Island of Lost Souls (1932)

Not Rated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams

Votes: 7,688

8/10 Don't miss one of Laughton's best performances! And you'll never forget the panther girl.

32. Freaks (1932)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama

80 Metascore

A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

Votes: 39,935

8/10 Emotionally searing, and not for everyone. But the sideshow performers are treated with dignity, and the tale is compelling.

33. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.

Directors: Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 9,675 | Gross: $0.97M

8/10 Fast, tense, and fantastically stylish. Highly recommended.

34. White Zombie (1932)

Passed | 69 min | Horror

A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiancé, but instead turns her into a zombie slave.

Director: Victor Halperin | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn, Robert Frazer

Votes: 8,707

7/10 The plot is a bit weak, the acting often even more so--but the film makes up for a lot by generating an incredibly eerie mood.

35. The Old Dark House (1932)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 8,384 | Gross: $0.03M

7/10 "Have a potato." Never mind the weak plot, this is loads of fun: There's a drunken lecherous butler, a crazed pyromaniac, potholes the size of small counties, one religious zealot, an imminent flood, a mysterious dying man, a couple of fornicators, a knock-out white satin evening gown, and plenty of curtains billowing in gale-force winds.

36. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

Votes: 3,471

5.5/10 Dark, with an exceedingly creepy premise. I found the love story more than usually annoying, though. If I focus on the wonderful cinematography, the sub-par acting (from pretty much the entire cast) doesn't bother me as much.

37. Doctor X (1932)

Unrated | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster

Votes: 2,600

5.5/10 I love Fay Wray & Lionel Atwill, but I honestly found this tedious to sit through.

38. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 75,786 | Gross: $10.00M

9/10 It could be better only if Joel McCrea had played Cabot's role. Everything else is perfect--and you'll cry at the end.

39. The Invisible Man (1933)

Not Rated | 71 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

Votes: 27,649

8/10 A delightful Whalesian romp, with terrific special effects.

40. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

Passed | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh

Votes: 4,313

7/10 Nobody screams like Fay Wray. Or has more reason to.

41. The Vampire Bat (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

When corpses drained of blood begin to show up in a European village, vampirism is suspected to be responsible.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Maude Eburne

Votes: 2,039

5/10 Poverty Row studio Majestic assembled a fine cast & shot much of this at Universal. While the movie needed a stronger script & direction, it's always worthwhile spending an hour with Dwight Frye's maniacal laugh.

42. The Black Cat (1934)

Not Rated | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror

American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop

Votes: 8,747 | Gross: $0.51M

7/10 Heavy cuts damaged the plot. But Lugosi and Karloff both shine here in intriguing roles. Plus we get exciting Art Deco sets, a collection of bottled beauties, and a whole crowd of devil worshippers. What more could a horror fan want?

43. Death Takes a Holiday (1934)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

The Grim Reaper (Frederic March) takes the form of a Prince in an attempt to relate to humans and, along the way, also learns what it is to love.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Fredric March, Evelyn Venable, Guy Standing, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 1,553

7/10 Fantasy rather than horror, with a startling conclusion. I found the ethereal heroine to be stunningly annoying, though; without Fredric March, I wouldn't have made it to the end. Strong cast, high production values.

44. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

Votes: 40,905 | Gross: $4.36M

10/10 My all-time favorite. More importantly, one of the greatest films ever made.

[link]http://stripgenerator.com/strip/692166/bride-of-frankenbunny/#main[/link]