Best Horror Movies of 1914


The Avenging Conscience

6.4/10 IMDB

Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man's thoughts turn dark as he dwells on ways to deal with his uncle. Becoming convinced that murder is merely a natural part of life, he kills his uncle and hides the body. However, the man's conscience awakens; Paranoia sets in and nightmarish visions begin to haunt him.

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet, George Siegmann, Ralph Lewis, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, George Beranger, Donald Crisp, Josephine Crowell ..
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Release date: 1914-08-02
Best Horror Movies of 1914 : The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

6.2/10 IMDB

The first film adaption of Edgar Alan Poe's novel.

Release date: 1914-07-31
Best Horror Movies of 1914 : The Egyptian Mummy

The Egyptian Mummy

5.8/10 IMDB

In order to make money, a man hires a bum to pretend to be a mummy, so he can sell the "body" for scientific experiments.

Starring: Lee Beggs, Constance Talmadge, Billy Quirk, Nellie Anderson, Joel Day ..
Directed by: Lee Beggs
Release date: 1914-12-16
Best Horror Movies of 1914 : The Dream Woman

The Dream Woman

4.7/10 IMDB

In this story the hero is haunted by a beautiful young woman who tries to stab him to death with a knife. This fantasy recurs on each of his birthdays, becoming more and more real as the years go on. He leaves home to secure a place as groom, but arrives at his destination too late. Forced to retrace his steps, he seeks shelter in a little inn, forgetting that the hour of his birth is approaching. In the middle of the night he awakens, terrified with fright… Based on Wilkie Collins' novel “The Dream Woman”.

Starring: Fraunie Fraunholz, Claire Whitney, Joseph Levering, Vinnie Burns ..
Directed by: Alice Guy-Blaché
Release date: 1914-03-01
Best Horror Movies of 1914 : The Ghost Breaker

The Ghost Breaker

4.5/10 IMDB

Carmen, a maid, steals a locket belonging to the Aragon princess Maria Theresa and sells it to Gaines, a New York art collector, not knowing that the locket contains the clue to the Aragon family fortune's whereabouts. Based on the 1909 Broadway play of the same name by Paul Dickey and Charles W. Goddard.

Starring: H.B. Warner, Rita Stanwood, Theodore Roberts, Betty Johnson, Jode Mullally, Horace B. Carpenter, Jeanie Macpherson, Mabel Van Buren, William Elmer, Richard L'Estrange ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille, Oscar Apfel
Release date: 1914-12-07
Best Horror Movies of 1914 : The Phantom Violin

The Phantom Violin

0.0/10 IMDB

Awakened during the night by a thunderstorm, a young Parisian woman hears a violin playing in the house next door. The following morning, she becomes acquainted with Ellis, the musician, and they fall in love. The happiness of their subsequent marriage is brief, however. The wife begins frequenting the cabaret where Ellis is employed as a violinist, accompanied by one of her husband's friends, and she becomes disenchanted with her marriage. Learning of his wife's infidelity, Ellis attempts to jump into the Seine, but he is restrained by the police. He returns, insane, to the cabaret, where he discovers a secret door leading to a crypt. There he dwells among the bones, and time passes.

Starring: Francis Ford, Grace Cunard, Harry Schumm, Duke Worne ..
Directed by: Francis Ford
Release date: 1914-10-01

The Monster and the Girl

0.0/10 IMDB

1914 silent film directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

Directed by: Alice Guy-Blaché
Release date: 1914-03-24

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