Best Horror Movies of 1933

1.

King Kong

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Victor Wong, James Flavin, Sam Hardy, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemente, Bill Williams ..
Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1933-03-15
2.

The Invisible Man

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. But the experimental drug has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance.

Starring: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers, Una O'Connor, Forrester Harvey, Holmes Herbert, E. E. Clive, Dudley Digges, Harry Stubbs ..
Directed by: James Whale
Release date: 1933-11-03
3.

The Mad Doctor

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A dark and stormy night. Pluto is spirited away to the spooky mansion of an evil genius for a mad transplant scheme to put his head on the body of a chicken. Mickey gives chase, but find himself threatened severely by the house and its denizens.

Starring: Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: David Hand
Release date: 1933-01-21
4.

The Vampire Bat

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

When the villagers of Klineschloss start dying of blood loss, the town fathers suspect a resurgence of vampirism. While police inspector Karl remains skeptical, scientist Dr. von Niemann cares for the vampire's victims one by one, and suspicion falls on simple-minded Herman Gleib because of his fondness for bats. A blood-thirsty mob hounds Gleib to his death, but the vampire attacks don't stop.

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Maude Eburne, George E. Stone, Dwight Frye, Robert Frazer, Rita Carlyle, Lionel Belmore, William V. Mong ..
Directed by: Frank R. Strayer
Release date: 1933-01-21
5.

Son of Kong

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Beleaguered adventurer Carl Denham returns to the island where he found King Kong.

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston, Ed Brady, Victor Wong, Steve Clemente, Fay Wray, Noble Johnson, Lee Kohlmar ..
Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Release date: 1933-12-22
Best Horror Movies of 1933 : Hollywood on Parade No. A-8
6.

Hollywood on Parade No. A-8

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

In the Hollywood Hall of Fame - a wax museum - the figure of Eddie Borden comes to life and introduces us to various stars in effigy. Pining over the effigy of Clara Bow, her husband Rex Bell suggests that Eddie get on with Betty Boop. Betty asks Eddie to accompany her in a rendition of "My Silent Love."

Starring: Eddie Borden, Rex Bell, Dorothy Burgess, Bela Lugosi, Charles Murray, Bonnie Poe, Marie Prevost, Gayne Whitman, George Sidney ..
Directed by: Louis Lewyn
Release date: 1933-03-10
Best Horror Movies of 1933 : Betty Boop's Hallowe'en Party
7.

Betty Boop's Hallowe'en Party

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Betty Boop hosts a Hallowe'en party with a few uninvited guests.

Starring: Bonnie Poe ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1933-11-03
Best Horror Movies of 1933 : Supernatural
8.

Supernatural

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

After her brother's death, Roma Courtney becomes the heiress to his fortune. When fake psychic Paul Bavian claims to have a message from Roma's dead brother, he coaxes Roma into participating in a séance. Although Roma's fiancé, Grant, first believes the séance is nothing more than a scam, he eventually realizes that the vengeful spirit of an executed murderer has possessed Roma's body.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Alan Dinehart, Vivienne Osborne, Randolph Scott, H.B. Warner, Beryl Mercer, William Farnum, Willard Robertson, George Burr Macannan, Lyman Williams ..
Directed by: Victor Halperin
Release date: 1933-04-21
9.

Is My Palm Read

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

For customer Betty Boop, psychic reader Prof. Bimbo conjures up an adventure on a haunted tropical island in his crystal ball.

Starring: Mae Questel ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1933-02-16
Best Horror Movies of 1933 : Murders in the Zoo
10.

Murders in the Zoo

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

A crazed zoologist uses zoo animals to dispose of his wife's suitors.

Starring: Charles Ruggles, Lionel Atwill, Gail Patrick, Randolph Scott, Kathleen Burke, Harry Beresford, John Lodge, Jane Darwell ..
Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1933-03-31

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