Best Horror Movies of 1933

1.

King Kong

5.7
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: 1933-04-07
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 Ghoul

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

British Egyptologist Professor Morlant finds a magic jewel in the tomb of an Oriental idol. This talisman is supposed to grant immortality to those who are buried with it. So Morlant arranges to have it put into his grave upon his demise. And woe to those who might double-cross him, for Morlant's spirit will arise to wreak vengeance on his betrayers...

Starring: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Ralph Richardson, Dorothy Hyson, Anthony Bushell, Kathleen Harrison ..
Directed by: T. Hayes Hunter
Release date: 1933-08-01
5.

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
6.

The 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
7.

Hollywood on Parade No. A-8

2.9
6.4/10 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
8.

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 : Night of Terror
9.

Night of Terror

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Sally Blane, Bryant Washburn, Tully Marshall, Gertrude Michael, George Meeker, Marius Frey, Matt McHugh, Edwin Maxwell ..
Directed by: Benjamin Stoloff
Release date: 1933-04-23
Best Horror Movies of 1933 : The Intruder
10.

The Intruder

1.6
5.1/10 IMDB

A murder is committed aboard a cruise ship just before it sinks in a storm. The survivors, including the killer, land on a mysterious jungle island.

Starring: Monte Blue, Mischa Auer, Lila Lee, William B. Davidson, Gwen Lee, Arthur Housman, Sidney Bracey, Harry Cording, Wilfred Lucas, Lynton Brent ..
Directed by: Albert Ray
Release date: 1933-03-13

Also check Best horror movies of 1934.

Check out our top containing the Best Horror Movies of 1933 - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb