Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935


The Raven

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

6.9/10 IMDB

A film adaptation by Max Reinhardt of his popular stage productions of Shakespeare's comedy. Four young people escape Athens to a forest where the king and queen of the fairies are quarreling, while meanwhile a troupe of amateur actors rehearses a play. When the fairy Puck uses a magic flower to make people fall in love, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

Starring: Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Hobart Cavanaugh, Dick Powell, Ross Alexander, Olivia de Havilland, Jean Muir, Grant Mitchell, Frank McHugh, Dewey Robinson ..
Directed by: Max Reinhardt, William Dieterle
Release date: 1935-10-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : Once in a New Moon

Once in a New Moon

5.5/10 IMDB

When a small English town is dragged out into space by the force of a 'dead star' passing Earth, the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all, but conflicts arise between the local aristocracy and the villagers.

Starring: Eliot Makeham, René Ray, Morton Selten, Wally Patch, Derrick De Marney, John Clements, Mary Hinton, Thorley Walters, Gerald Barry, Richard Goolden ..
Directed by: Anthony Kimmins
Release date: 1935-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : One Frightened Night

One Frightened Night

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
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : The Lost City

The Lost City

5.1/10 IMDB

An evil scientist invents a earthquake machine and plots to take over the world from his base in Africa.

Starring: William "Stage" Boyd, Kane Richmond, Claudia Dell, Josef Swickard, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Billy Bletcher, Eddie Fetherston, Milburn Morante, Margot D'Use, Jerry Frank ..
Directed by: Harry Revier
Release date: 1935-03-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : The Tunnel

The Tunnel

6.0/10 IMDB

An engineer (Richard Dix) leads the building of a trans-Atlantic tunnel linking Britain and the United States. A remake of the 1933 German film, DER TUNNEL.

Starring: Richard Dix, Leslie Banks, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson, C. Aubrey Smith, Basil Sydney, Henry Oscar, Hilda Trevelyan, Cyril Raymond, Jimmy Hanley ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1935-10-27
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : The Phantom Empire

The Phantom Empire

6.3/10 IMDB

When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea. Cowboy singer Gene Autry stumbles upon the civilization, now buried beneath his own Radio Ranch. The Muranians have developed technology and weaponry such as television and ray guns. Their rich supply of radium draws unscrupulous speculators from the surface. The peaceful civilization of the Muranians is corrupted by the greed from above, and it becomes Autry's task to prevent all-out war, ideally without disrupting his regular radio show.

Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro, Betsy King Ross, Dorothy Christy, Wheeler Oakman, Charles K. French, Warner Richmond, J. Frank Glendon, Smiley Burnette, Peter Potter ..
Directed by: B. Reeves Eason, Otto Brower
Release date: 1935-02-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1935 : Murder by Television

Murder by Television

4.3/10 IMDB

James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, June Collyer, Huntley Gordon, George Meeker, Charles Hill Mailes, Claire McDowell, Hattie McDaniel, Allen Jung, Henry Hall ..
Directed by: Clifford Sanforth
Release date: 1935-10-01

Life Returns

3.9/10 IMDB

A doctor who has spent his career working on ways to revive the dead sees his chance to prove his theory by performing his procedures on a recently deceased dog.

Starring: Onslow Stevens, George P. Breakston, Lois Wilson, Valerie Hobson, Stanley Fields, Frank Reicher, Richard Carle, Dean Benton, Lois January, Richard Quine ..
Directed by: Eugene Frenke, James P. Hogan
Release date: 1935-01-02

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