Best Horror Movies of 1951


The Thing from Another World

7.1/10 IMDB

Scientists and US Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while investigating at a remote arctic outpost.

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Robert Cornthwaite, Douglas Spencer, James Arness, James Young, Dewey Martin, Robert Nichols, John Dierkes, Eduard Franz ..
Directed by: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks
Release date: 1951-04-05

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

6.6/10 IMDB

Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather than face the police. This sparks an idea for trapping gangster Morgan by having Lou fight champ Rocky Hanlon, with Tommy's invisible help.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz, Adele Jergens, Sheldon Leonard, William Frawley, Gavin Muir, Sam Balter, Syd Saylor ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1951-04-12

The Strange Door

6.3/10 IMDB

The wicked Alain plots an elaborate revenge against his younger brother Edmund, leading to a deadly confrontation in his dungeon deathtrap.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Sally Forrest, Richard Wyler, William Cottrell, Alan Napier, Morgan Farley, Paul Cavanagh, Michael Pate, Marion Gray ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1951-06-21

The Man from Planet X

5.7/10 IMDB

While watching for a planet that may collide with earth, scientists stationed in Scotland are approached by a visitor from outer space.

Starring: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert, Roy Engel, David Ormont, Gilbert Fallman, Pat Goldin, Tom Daly, June Jeffery ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Release date: 1951-04-27

Bride of the Gorilla

4.4/10 IMDB

The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla. But is his transformation real or is it all in his head?

Starring: Raymond Burr, Barbara Payton, Lon Chaney Jr., Tom Conway, Paul Cavanagh, Gisela Werbisek, Carol Varga, Paul Maxey, Woody Strode, Martín Garralaga ..
Directed by: Curt Siodmak
Release date: 1951-10-01
Best Horror Movies of 1951 : The Medium

The Medium

6.3/10 IMDB

Madame Flora is terrified when she perceives a supernatural presence during one of her fraudulent séances...

Starring: Marie Powers, Leopoldo Savona, Belva Kibler, Beverly Dame, Donald Morgan, Anna Maria Alberghetti ..
Directed by: Gian Carlo Menotti
Release date: 1951-09-04
Best Horror Movies of 1951 : The Son of Dr. Jekyll

The Son of Dr. Jekyll

4.9/10 IMDB

The son of the notorious Dr. Henry Jekyll is determined to prove that his father's reputation has been unjustly deserved. He sets out to develop his father's formula in order to prove that he was a brilliant scientist rather than a murderous monster.

Starring: Louis Hayward, Jody Lawrance, Alexander Knox, Lester Matthews, Gavin Muir, Paul Cavanagh, Rhys Williams, Victor Adamson, Patrick Aherne, Matthew Boulton ..
Directed by: Seymour Friedman
Release date: 1951-10-31
Best Horror Movies of 1951 : Death Is a Number

Death Is a Number

5.1/10 IMDB

A man relates the story of his friend, racing driver John Bridgnorth, whose death may have been the final act of an ancient family curse

Starring: Terence Alexander, Lesley Osmond ..
Directed by: Robert Henryson
Release date: 1951-06-08

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