Best Horror Movies of 1946

1.

The Spiral Staircase

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions". One night, during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced.

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
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : Shock
2.

Shock

3.2
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, Robert Adler, Harry Carter ..
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1946-02-01
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Spider Woman Strikes Back
3.

The Spider Woman Strikes Back

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

A young girl goes to work as a live-in caretaker for a spooky old woman. She doesn't know that every night, the woman drains some blood from her to feed her strange plant.

Starring: Gale Sondergaard, Brenda Joyce, Kirby Grant, Rondo Hatton, Hobart Cavanaugh, Milburn Stone, Guy Wilkerson, Norman Leavitt, Horace Murphy, Hans Herbert ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1946-03-22
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : She-Wolf of London
4.

She-Wolf of London

3.0
5.3/10 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
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : House of Horrors
5.

House of Horrors

2.7
6.2/10 IMDB

An unsuccessful sculptor saves a madman named "The Creeper" from drowning. Seeing an opportunity for revenge, he tricks the psycho into murdering his critics.

Starring: Rondo Hatton, Martin Kosleck, Robert Lowery, Virginia Grey, Bill Goodwin, Joan Shawlee, Alan Napier, Howard Freeman, Byron Foulger, Virginia Christine ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1946-03-29
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Unknown
6.

The Unknown

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

"The Unknown" was the final entry in Columbia’s I Love A Mystery series. A woman hires two detectives to keep her alive long enough to claim her inheritance.

Starring: Karen Morley, Jim Bannon, Jeff Donnell, Mark Roberts, Robert Wilcox, Barton Yarborough, James Bell, Wilton Graff, Helen Freeman, Robert Kellard ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1946-07-04
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Mask of Diijon
7.

The Mask of Diijon

2.4
5.6/10 IMDB

A stage illusionist plots a 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, George Chandler ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1946-03-11
8.

The Brute Man

2.3
4.4/10 IMDB

A facially disfigured and mentally unhinged man wreaks his revenge on those he blames for his condition.

Starring: Rondo Hatton, Jane Adams, Donald MacBride, Tom Neal, Jan Wiley, Peter Whitney, Fred Coby, Janelle Johnson Dolenz, Mary Ann Bricker, Tris Coffin ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1946-10-01
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Curse of the Wraydons
9.

The Curse of the Wraydons

2.3
4.9/10 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
Best Horror Movies of 1946 : The Night Comes Too Soon
10.

The Night Comes Too Soon

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

When ghosts inhabit an Englishwoman's home, Dyall, a ghost hunter of sorts, takes on the poltergeists. Developments reveal a trio of spirits that includes a sailor, the seaman's late wife, and her lover, whom the sailor had shot.

Starring: Valentine Dyall, Anne Howard, Alec Faversham, Howard Douglas, Beatrice Marsden, Arthur Brander, Anthony Baird, Frank Dunlop, David Keir, Monti DeLyle ..
Directed by: Denis Kavanagh
Release date: 1946-11-30

Also check Best horror movies of 1947.

Check out our top containing the Best Horror Movies of 1946 - PickTheMovie.com. This top was obtained with our unique algorithm ordered by our unique ranking system.

tmdb