Directed by George Waggner. With Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy. A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of ...
A handsomely told tale with an affecting performance from Lon Chaney, Jr., The Wolf Man remains one of the classics of the Universal horror stable.
An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together.
Influential noir director Jacques Tourneau infused this sexy, moody horror film with some sly commentary about the psychology and the taboos of desire.
A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants.
Evocative direction by Jacques Tourneur collides with the low-rent production values of exploitateer Val Lewton in I Walked with a Zombie, a sultry sleeper that's simultaneously smarmy, eloquent and fascinating.
An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.
With four accomplished directors contributing, Dead of Night is a classic horror anthology that remains highly influential.
Directed by André De Toth. With Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones. An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he ...
House of Wax is a 3-D horror delight that combines the atmospheric eerieness of the wax museum with the always chilling presence of Vincent Price.
In 1956, Gojira was heavily re-edited and released under the title "Godzilla, King of the Monsters" for American audiences.
Directed by Ishirô Honda. With Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi. American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a ...
More than straight monster-movie fare, Gojira offers potent, sobering postwar commentary.
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Adapted by James Agee from a novel by Davis Grubb, The Night of the Hunter represented legendary actor Charles Laughton's only film directing effort.
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
One of the best political allegories of the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers is an efficient, chilling blend of sci-fi and horror.
Directed by Terence Fisher. With Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling. Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a ...
Trading gore for grandeur, Horror of Dracula marks an impressive turn for inveterate Christopher Lee as the titular vampire, and a typical Hammer mood that makes aristocracy quite sexy.
Directed by Kurt Neumann. With David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Vincent Price, Herbert Marshall. A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly ...
Deliciouly funny to some and eerily presicient to others, The Fly walks a fine line between shlocky fun and unnerving nature parable.
A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife.
Campy by modern standards but spooky and atmospheric, House on Haunted Hill is a fun, well-executed cult classic featuring a memorable performance from genre icon Vincent Price.