Best Horror Movies of 1920


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

6.9/10 IMDB

A doctor's research into the roots of evil turns him into a hideous depraved fiend.

Starring: John Barrymore, Charles Lane, Brandon Hurst, Cecil Clovelly, Nita Naldi, Alma Aiken, J. Malcolm Dunn, Martha Mansfield, Edgard Varèse, Louis Wolheim ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1920-03-18
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : The Penalty

The Penalty

7.4/10 IMDB

Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a vicious criminal, and eventually mob leader of the San Francisco underworld.

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Claire Adams, Lon Chaney, Jim Mason, Milton Ross, Ethel Grey Terry, Kenneth Harlan, Cesare Gravina, Montgomery Carlyle ..
Directed by: Wallace Worsley
Release date: 1920-08-15
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : The Ouija Board

The Ouija Board

6.2/10 IMDB

Max Fleischer draws Koko and a haunted house, while his colleague and the janitor mess around with a Ouija board. When Max goes over to take a look, Koko is haunted by ghosts and inanimate objects, and escapes into the real-world studio.

Starring: Dave Fleischer, Max Fleischer, Roland Crandall ..
Directed by: Max Fleischer
Release date: 1920-07-04
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

5.4/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Sheldon Lewis, Sheldon Lewis, Alex Shannon, Dora Mills Adams, Gladys Field, Harold Foshay, Leslie Austin ..
Directed by: J. Charles Haydon
Release date: 1920-04-01
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : The Dark Mirror

The Dark Mirror

6.1/10 IMDB

New York society member Priscilla Maine is troubled by strange dreams in which she vividly sees members of the underworld involved in a murder. She confides this to her admirer, Dr. Philip Fosdick, who undertakes to solve the mystery.

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, Huntley Gordon, Walter D. Nealand, Jessie Arnold, Lucille Carney, Pedro de Cordoba, Donald MacPherson, Bert Starkey ..
Directed by: Charles Giblyn
Release date: 1920-05-08
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : The Dream Cheater

The Dream Cheater

4.2/10 IMDB

An adaptation of Balzac's novel set in the roaring twenties, it tells the story of a young man who finds a magic piece of shagreen that fulfills his every desire. For each wish granted, however, the skin shrinks and consumes a portion of his physical energy. La Peau de chagrin belongs to the Études philosophiques group of Balzac's sequence of novels, La Comédie humaine.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Wedgwood Nowell, Alice Wilson, Joseph J. Dowling, Tom Guise, Fritzi Brunette, Aggie Herring, Sam Sothern ..
Directed by: Ernest C. Warde
Release date: 1920-04-04
Best Horror Movies of 1920 : The House of Whispers

The House of Whispers

0.0/10 IMDB

Spaulding Nelson moves into an apartment after his uncle has been driven from it by the sounds of screams and whispers. Upon undertaking an investigation, he meets neighbor Barbara Bradford, whose sister Clara is being tormented by the recurring sounds of her dead husband Roldo's voice.

Starring: J. Warren Kerrigan, Joseph J. Dowling, Fritzi Brunette, Margery Wilson, Myrtle Rishell, Herbert Prior, Miles McCarthy, Claire Du Brey, Fred C. Jones ..
Directed by: Ernest C. Warde
Release date: 1920-10-01

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