Best Fantasy Movies of 1942


The Ghost of Frankenstein

6.2/10 IMDB

Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig is unaware that someone has more devious plans for the creature.

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Ralph Bellamy, Evelyn Ankers, Janet Ann Gallow, Olaf Hytten, Barton Yarborough, Doris Lloyd ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1942-03-13
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : The Remarkable Andrew

The Remarkable Andrew

6.2/10 IMDB

When Andrew Long, hyper-efficient small town accountant, finds a $1240 discrepancy in the city budget, his superiors try to explain it away. When he insists on pursuing the matter, he's in danger of being blamed himself. In his trouble, the spirit of Andrew Jackson, whom he idolizes, visits him, and in turn, summons much high-powered talent from American history...which only Andrew can see.

Starring: Brian Donlevy, William Holden, Ellen Drew, Montagu Love, Gilbert Emery, Brandon Hurst, George Watts, Rod Cameron, Jimmy Conlin, Richard Webb ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1942-03-05
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : The Magnetic Telescope

The Magnetic Telescope

7.2/10 IMDB

When police interfere with a reckless scientist's experiment, it creates a deadly meteor shower only Superman can stop.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1942-04-24

Thunder Rock

6.6/10 IMDB

David Charleston, once a world renowned journalist, now lives alone maintaining the Thunder Rock lighthouse in Lake Michigan. He doesn't cash is paychecks and has no contact other than the monthly inspector's visit. When alone, he imagines conversations with those who died when a 19th century packet ship with some 60 passengers sank. He imagines their lives, their problems their fears and their hopes. In one of these conversations he recalls his own efforts in the 1930s when he tried desperately to convince first his editors and later the public of the dangers of fascism and the inevitability of war. Few would listen. One of the passengers, a spinster, tells her story of seeking independence from a world dominated by men. There's also the case of a doctor who is banished for using unacceptable methods. David has given up on life but the imaginary passengers give him hope for the future

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen, James Mason, Lilli Palmer, Finlay Currie, Frederick Valk, Sybille Binder, Frederick Cooper, Jean Shepeard, Barry Morse ..
Directed by: Roy Boulting
Release date: 1942-12-04

I Married an Angel

5.8/10 IMDB

A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Edward Everett Horton, Binnie Barnes, Reginald Owen, Douglass Dumbrille, Mona Maris, Janis Carter, Inez Cooper, Leonid Kinskey ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke, Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1942-07-09
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : Beyond the Blue Horizon

Beyond the Blue Horizon

6.5/10 IMDB

A young girl's parents are killed on a tropical island, and the girl is raised and protected by the jungle animals. When she is found, as a grown woman, she is taken back to the United States to claim her inheritance. There are several people, with vested interests, who stand to gain something if she is shown not to be the missing heir.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Richard Denning, Jack Haley, Patricia Morison, Walter Abel, Helen Gilbert, Elizabeth Patterson, Edward Fielding, Gerald Oliver Smith, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1942-06-25
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : The Arctic Giant

The Arctic Giant

6.9/10 IMDB

A frozen Tyrannosaurus rex is found and put on display in a museum, but when he thaws out and revives, Superman has to stop his rampage!

Starring: Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Bud Collyer, Julian Noa ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1942-02-26
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : Superman: The Bulleteers

Superman: The Bulleteers

7.2/10 IMDB

Criminals with rocket powered car loot and extort the city, and only Superman can stop them!

Starring: Joan Alexander, Jackson Beck, Bud Collyer, Julian Noa ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1942-03-26
Best Fantasy Movies of 1942 : The Boogie Woogie Man

The Boogie Woogie Man

0.0/10 IMDB

Starring: Gwen Brian, Betty Brian, Doris Brian ..
Release date: 1942-01-01

The Mummy's Tomb

5.7/10 IMDB

A high priest of Karnak travels to America with the living mummy Kharis (Lon Chaney Jr.) to kill all those who had desecrated the tomb of the Egyptian princess Ananka thirty years earlier.

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Turhan Bey, John Hubbard, Elyse Knox, Dick Foran, Wallace Ford, Virginia Brissac, Cliff Clark, Mary Gordon, George Zucco ..
Directed by: Harold Young
Release date: 1942-10-23

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