Best Horror Movies of 1927


The Unknown

7.7/10 IMDB

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

Starring: Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, Nick De Ruiz, John George, Frank Lanning, Louise Emmons, John St. Polis ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-05-29
Best Horror Movies of 1927 : The Cat and the Canary

The Cat and the Canary

7.1/10 IMDB

Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death. On the appointed day his expectant heirs arrive at his brooding mansion. The will is read and it turns out that Annabelle West, the only heir with his name left, inherits, if she is deemed sane. If she isn't, the money and some diamonds go to someone else, whose name is in a sealed envelope. Before he can reveal the identity of her successor to Annabelle, Mr. Crosby, the lawyer, disappears. The first in a series of mysterious events, some of which point to Annabelle in fact being unstable.

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Tully Marshall, Forrest Stanley, Gertrude Astor, Flora Finch, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Lucien Littlefield ..
Directed by: Paul Leni
Release date: 1927-09-09

London After Midnight

6.7/10 IMDB

The abandoned Balfour House, which former owner was found dead five years earlier, comes back to life with the arrival of two suspicious sinister-looking tenants. (This movie was lost in 1965 during a fire.)

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall, Percy Williams, Conrad Nagel, Polly Moran, Edna Tichenor, Claude King, Andy MacLennan, Allan Cavan ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-12-03
Best Horror Movies of 1927 : Prelude


7.1/10 IMDB

A man listening to Rachmoninoff's 'Prelude' dreams he is the victim of premature burial.

Starring: Castleton Knight ..
Directed by: Castleton Knight
Release date: 1927-07-01
Best Horror Movies of 1927 : The Wizard

The Wizard

7.1/10 IMDB

A mad doctor sews human head onto gorilla's body.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Leila Hyams, Gustav von Seyffertitz, E.H. Calvert, Barry Norton, Oscar Smith, Perlie Marshall, Norman Trevor, George Kotsonaros, Maude Turner Gordon ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson
Release date: 1927-11-27
Best Horror Movies of 1927 : The Gorilla

The Gorilla

7.4/10 IMDB

An ape is suspected of committing a series of murders.

Starring: Charles Murray, Fred Kelsey, Alice Day, Tully Marshall, Claude Gillingwater, Walter Pidgeon, Brooks Benedict, Syd Crossley, Gaston Glass ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1927-11-13

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