Best Horror Movies of 1946

1.

The Curse of the Wraydons

2.4
5.4/10 IMDB

Tod Slaughter goes about the countryside strangling everybody. His evil scheme is to destroy the family who wronged him. He secret lab is complete with a torture chamber, featured in the films climax. Probably the most maniacal portrayal Tod ever gave.

Starring: Bruce Seton, Tod Slaughter, Henry Caine, Pearl Cameron, Andrew Laurence, Alan Lawrance, Lorraine Clewes, Gabriel Toyne, Ben Williams, John T. Coyle ..
Directed by: Victor M. Gover
Release date: 1946-12-16
2.

Devil Bat's Daughter

1.9
4.7/10 IMDB

Wishing to dispose of his wife, psychiatrist Doctor Elliott makes his patient Nina think that she suffers from a compulsion to kill. He drugs Nina, murders his wife and leaves evidence that points to Nina. The latter, pre-conditioned by Elliott, also thinks she is guilty.

Starring: Rosemary La Planche, John James, Michael Hale, Molly Lamont, Nolan Leary, Monica Mars, Ed Cassidy, Eddie Kane ..
Directed by: Frank Wisbar
Release date: 1946-04-15
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : She-Wolf of London
3.

She-Wolf of London

0.0
5.2/10 IMDB

A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.

Starring: June Lockhart, Don Porter, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley, Eily Malyon, Lloyd Corrigan, Dennis Hoey, Martin Kosleck, Frederick Worlock ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1946-05-17
4.

The Cat Creeps

0.0
5.3/10 IMDB

A black cat is suspected of being possessed by the spirit of a elderly murdered woman.

Starring: Frederick Brady, Noah Beery Jr., Jonathan Hale, Paul Kelly, Douglass Dumbrille, Rose Hobart, Vera Lewis, Lois Collier, Iris Lancaster, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1946-05-17
5.

Strangler of the Swamp

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for his death. Maria, granddaughter of the innocent ferryman, decides to operate the ferry service. Chris Sanders, a son of one of the men who did the hanging, and Maria fall in love. The "strangler" seizes Chris and Maria offers her life if Chris is spared.

Starring: Rosemary La Planche, Robert Barrat, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton, Effie Laird, Nolan Leary ..
Directed by: Frank Wisbar
Release date: 1946-01-02
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Flying Serpent
6.

The Flying Serpent

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A demented archaeologist discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl and accidentally kills his wife by giving her one of the beast's feathers, causing the creature to track her down and slaughter her. Using this knowledge he exacts revenge upon his enemies by placing one of the feathers on his intended victim and letting the beast loose to wreak havoc.

Starring: George Zucco, Hope Kramer, Eddie Acuff, Wheaton Chambers, James Metcalf, Henry Hall, Ralph Lewis ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1946-02-01
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : Shock
7.

Shock

0.0
6.3/10 IMDB

In this thriller, psychiatrist Dr. Cross (Vincent Price) kills his wife and expects to get away with murder, until he discovers that the slaying was observed by a next-door neighbor, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw). As Janet attempts to convince her husband (Frank Latimore) of the doctor's dastardly deed, Cross shows up to advise him that Janet is in dire need of some in-depth counseling.

Starring: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw, Stephen Dunne, Reed Hadley, Renee Carson, Charles Trowbridge ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1946-02-01
8.

The Spiral Staircase

0.0
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1916, beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for elderly, ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two adult sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety when a rash of murders involving 'women with afflictions' hits the neighborhood. She implores her physician, Dr. Parry, to take Helen away for her own safety. When another murder occurs inside the Warren mansion, it becomes obvious that Helen is in danger.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhonda Fleming, Gordon Oliver, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Allgood, Rhys Williams, James Bell ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1946-02-06
9.

Devil Monster

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A schooner disappears at sea without a trace. Years later, evidence of possible survivors prompts the mother of the schooner's mate Jose to hire a tuna boat to investigate. They discover the lad living happily on a South Seas island, and, when he refuses to leave with them, they abduct him. However, Jose gets revenge by leading the ship into the lair of a mysterious giant manta ray.

Starring: Barry Norton, Blanche Mehaffey, Jack Barty, Terry Grey, Jack Del Rio, Mary Carr ..
Directed by: S. Edwin Graham
Release date: 1946-06-29
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Mask of Diijon
10.

The Mask of Diijon

0.0
5.6/10 IMDB

A stage illusionist plots revenge after a particularly humiliating comeback attempt.

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Jeanne Bates, William Wright, Denise Vernac, Edward Van Sloan, Hope Landin, Mauritz Hugo, Shimen Ruskin, Antonio Filauri ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1946-03-11

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