Best Horror Movies of 1931

1.

Frankenstein

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Dr Henry Frankenstein is obsessed with assembling a living being from parts of several exhumed corpses.

Starring: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Boris Karloff, Edward Van Sloan, Frederick Kerr, Dwight Frye, Lionel Belmore, Marilyn Harris, Michael Mark ..
Directed by: James Whale
Release date: 1931-11-21
2.

Dracula

5.4
7.5/10 IMDB

The one that started them all. A powerful and ruthless vampire named Count Dracula arrives in London to prey on young, socialite women. Standing in the vampire's way, is a group of concerned men and the enigmatic Dr. Abraham Van Helsing. The beginning of Universal Horror in the sound era.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Herbert Bunston, Frances Dade, Joan Standing, Charles K. Gerrard, Nicholas Bela ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1931-02-12
Best Horror Movies of 1931 : Svengali
3.

Svengali

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

A music maestro uses hypnotism on a young model he meets in Paris to make her both his muse and wife.

Starring: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donald Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher, Carmel Myers, Luis Alberni, Lumsden Hare, Paul Porcasi, Yola d'Avril ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1931-05-22
4.

The Mad Genius

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

A crippled puppeteer rescues an abused young boy and turns the boy into a great ballet dancer. Complications ensue when, as a young man, the dancer falls in love with a young woman the puppeteer is also in love with.

Starring: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Donald Cook, Luis Alberni, Carmel Myers, André Luguet, Frankie Darro, Boris Karloff ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1931-11-07
Best Horror Movies of 1931 : The Drums of Jeopardy
5.

The Drums of Jeopardy

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A mad doctor is determined to take revenge on the family he believes is responsible for his daughter's death.

Starring: Warner Oland, Lloyd Hughes, June Collyer, Clara Blandick, Mischa Auer, Hale Hamilton, Wallace MacDonald, Florence Lake, George Fawcett, Ernest Hilliard ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1931-03-01
Best Horror Movies of 1931 : Murder by the Clock
6.

Murder by the Clock

0.0
6.3/10 IMDB

A policeman (William Boyd) investigates a woman's (Lilyan Tashman) link to murders that are preceded by a shrilling horn inside a family mausoleum.

Starring: William "Stage" Boyd, Lilyan Tashman, Irving Pichel, Regis Toomey, Sally O'Neil, Blanche Friderici, Walter McGrail, Lester Vail, Martha Mattox, Frank Sheridan ..
Directed by: Edward Sloman
Release date: 1931-07-21
7.

King of the Wild

0.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Richard Grant, imprisoned in India for a crime he did not commit, escapes and makes his way to Africa.

Starring: Walter Miller, Tom Santschi, Boris Karloff, Dorothy Christy, Victor Potel, Arthur McLaglen, Mischa Auer, Nora Lane ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason, Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1931-03-01

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