Best Horror Movies of 1935

1.

The Bride of Frankenstein

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Gavin Gordon, Douglas Walton, Una O'Connor, E. E. Clive, Lucien Prival ..
Directed by: James Whale
Release date: 1935-04-20
2.

Mad Love

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her wounded pianist husband's hands with the hands of a knife murderer--hands which still have the urge to throw knives.

Starring: Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive, Ted Healy, Sara Haden, Edward Brophy, Henry Kolker, Keye Luke, May Beatty, Billy Gilbert ..
Directed by: Karl Freund
Release date: 1935-07-12
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3.

The Raven

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A brilliant but deranged neurosurgeon becomes obsessively fixated on a judge's daughter who in no way wants him. With the help of an escaped criminal whose face he has surgically deformed, the mad man lures her, her father, and her fiance to his isolated castle-like home, where he has created a torture chamber with the intent of torturing them for having "tortured" him.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware, Samuel S. Hinds, Spencer Charters, Inez Courtney, Ian Wolfe, Maidel Turner, Raine Bennett ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1935-07-08
Best Horror Movies of 1935 : The Ghost Goes West
4.

The Ghost Goes West

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is not the only part of the deal, with it goes the several-hundred year old ghost who haunts it.

Starring: Robert Donat, Jean Parker, Eugene Pallette, Elsa Lanchester, Ralph Bunker, Patricia Hilliard, Everley Gregg, Morton Selten, Chili Bouchier, Herbert Lomas ..
Directed by: René Clair
Release date: 1935-12-17
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5.

Werewolf of London

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A strange animal attack turns a botanist into a bloodthirsty monster.

Starring: Henry Hull, Valerie Hobson, Lester Matthews, Warner Oland, Lawrence Grant, Spring Byington, Clark Williams, J. M. Kerrigan, Ethel Griffies, Zeffie Tilbury ..
Directed by: Stuart Walker
Release date: 1935-05-13
6.

Mark of the Vampire

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire who prowled around his castle. One year later, Irena, Karell's daughter, is haunted by the vampire and will be his next victim… unless Professor Zelen can avoid it.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Jean Hersholt, Henry Wadsworth, Donald Meek, Jessie Ralph, Ivan F. Simpson, Franklyn Ardell ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1935-04-26
7.

Mystery of Edwin Drood

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

An opium-addicted choirmaster develops an obsession for a beautiful young girl and will not stop short of murder in order to have her.

Starring: Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, David Manners, Francis L. Sullivan, Valerie Hobson, Zeffie Tilbury, Ethel Griffies, E. E. Clive ..
Directed by: Stuart Walker
Release date: 1935-02-04
Best Horror Movies of 1935 : One Frightened Night
8.

One Frightened Night

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, and his housekeeper. But complications and murder arise when two different women turn up, claiming to be the granddaughter.

Starring: Charley Grapewin, Lucien Littlefield, Mary Carlisle, Regis Toomey, Arthur Hohl, Fred Kelsey, Evalyn Knapp, Clarence Wilson, Wallace Ford, Adrian Morris ..
Directed by: Christy Cabanne
Release date: 1935-05-01
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9.

The Mystery of the Mary Celeste

2.4
5.5/10 IMDB

During a horrific storm at sea, the crew realizes that there is a murderer among them who is killing them off one by one.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Shirley Grey, Arthur Margetson, Edmund Willard, Dennis Hoey, George Mozart, Johnnie Schofield, Gunner Moir ..
Directed by: Denison Clift
Release date: 1935-04-27
10.

The Crime of Doctor Crespi

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

A crazed scientist invents a serum that induces a catatonic state in whoever it is injected into. He uses the serum to paralyze his enemies, so that he can bury them alive.

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Harriet Russell, Dwight Frye, Paul Guilfoyle, John Bohn, Geraldine Kay, Jean Brooks ..
Directed by: John H. Auer
Release date: 1935-09-23

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