Best Horror Movies of 1932

1.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men - a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the two, man can become liberated. He succeeds in his experiments with chemicals to accomplish this and transforms into Hyde to commit horrendous crimes. When he discontinues use of the drug, it is already too late.

Starring: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Holmes Herbert, Halliwell Hobbes, Edgar Norton, Tempe Pigott, Arnold Lucy, Eric Mayne, Douglas Walton ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1932-01-02
2.

The Mummy

5.0
7.1/10 IMDB

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Arthur Byron, Edward Van Sloan, Bramwell Fletcher, Noble Johnson, Kathryn Byron, Leonard Mudie, James Crane ..
Directed by: Karl Freund
Release date: 1932-01-01
3.

Island of Lost Souls

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams, Arthur Hohl, Kathleen Burke, Stanley Fields, Paul Hurst, Bela Lugosi, Hans Steinke, Tetsu Komai ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1932-12-31
4.

The Old Dark House

4.4
7.1/10 IMDB

Seeking shelter from a relentless rainstorm and landslides in a remote region of Wales, five travelers are admitted to a large foreboding old house that belongs to the extremely strange Femm family. Sepulchral Horace Femm and his obsessive, inhospitable sister Rebecca are the group's peculiar hosts. The house also holds surprises - and a brutish mute manservant named Morgan.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger, Eva Moore, Raymond Massey, Gloria Stuart, Elspeth Dudgeon, Brember Wills ..
Directed by: James Whale
Release date: 1932-10-20
5.

White Zombie

3.8
6.3/10 IMDB

In Haiti, a wealthy landowner convinces a sorcerer to lure the American woman he has fallen for away from her fiance, only to have the madman decide to keep the woman for himself, as a zombie.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn, Robert Frazer, John Harron, Brandon Hurst, George Burr Macannan, Frederick Peters, Annette Stone, John Printz ..
Directed by: Victor Halperin
Release date: 1932-07-28
6.

Doctor X

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, John Wray, Harry Beresford, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Leila Bennett, Robert Warwick, George Rosener ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1932-08-03
7.

The Mask of Fu Manchu

3.2
6.3/10 IMDB

The villainous Dr. Fu Manchu races against a team of Englishmen to find the tomb of Ghengis Khan, because he wants to use the relics to cause an uprising in the East to wipe out the white race.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Lewis Stone, Karen Morley, Charles Starrett, Myrna Loy, Jean Hersholt, Lawrence Grant, David Torrence ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin, Charles Vidor
Release date: 1932-11-05
Best Horror Movies of 1932 : Kongo
8.

Kongo

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

The ruthless Flint, a disabled man, rules an isolated region of Kongo like an omnipotent god, through superstition and sadism, living only for the day when he can revenge on the man who ruined his life.

Starring: Walter Huston, Lupe VĂ©lez, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Bruce, C. Henry Gordon, Mitchell Lewis, Forrester Harvey, Curtis Nero, Everett Brown, Charles Irwin ..
Directed by: William J. Cowen
Release date: 1932-10-01
Best Horror Movies of 1932 : Chandu the Magician
9.

Chandu the Magician

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware, Bela Lugosi, Herbert Mundin, Henry B. Walthall, Weldon Heyburn, June Lang, Michael Stuart, Virginia Hammond, Nigel De Brulier ..
Directed by: William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel
Release date: 1932-08-04
Best Horror Movies of 1932 : Behind the Mask
10.

Behind the Mask

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

A Secret Service agent (Jack Holt) nabs a scalpel-happy doctor who runs drugs in caskets.

Starring: Jack Holt, Constance Cummings, Boris Karloff, Claude King, Bertha Mann, Edward Van Sloan, Willard Robertson, Thomas E. Jackson, Martha Mattox, Jessie Arnold ..
Directed by: John Francis Dillon
Release date: 1932-02-25

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