Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944


The Old Grey Hare

7.6/10 IMDB

Elmer wonders if he'll ever catch the rabbit; the voice of God takes him through a flash-forward to the year 2000. Elmer is equipped with a rocket-launcher rifle, but he's no smarter. He shoots Bugs, who shows him a photo album with baby pictures. We see a sequence of Bugs and Elmer as babies. Elderly Bugs digs his own grave and tricks Elmer into getting in.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1944-10-28

House of Frankenstein

6.2/10 IMDB

An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Starring: Boris Karloff, J. Carrol Naish, Lon Chaney Jr., Elena Verdugo, John Carradine, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Peter Coe, Sig Ruman, Glenn Strange ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1944-12-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944 : It Happened Tomorrow

It Happened Tomorrow

7.0/10 IMDB

A young turn-of-the-century newspaper man finds he can get hold of the next day's paper. This brings more problems than fortune, especially as his new girlfriend is part of a phony clairvoyant act.

Starring: Dick Powell, Linda Darnell, Jack Oakie, Edgar Kennedy, John Philliber, Edward Brophy, George Cleveland, Sig Ruman, George Chandler, Eddie Acuff ..
Directed by: René Clair
Release date: 1944-03-31
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944 : The Invisible Man's Revenge

The Invisible Man's Revenge

5.7/10 IMDB

A fugitive, dangerous madman reaches an English village where he confronts his former partner who left him for dead in the jungle after their discovery of a diamond mine. When the former partner also claims to have since lost the mine and all its wealth, which he took all for himself, and though the partmer is still living in a state of luxury , the madman takes up an offer from a crazed scientist to make him invisible, something the scientist has already done with experimental animals, so that he can take revenge.

Starring: Jon Hall, John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Leon Errol, Alan Curtis, Gale Sondergaard, Lester Matthews, Halliwell Hobbes, Leyland Hodgson, Doris Lloyd ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe
Release date: 1944-06-09

Captain America

5.3/10 IMDB

Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.

Starring: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge, Russell Hicks, George J. Lewis, John Davidson, Frank Reicher, Al Ferguson, Howard Hickman ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton, John English
Release date: 1944-02-05
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944 : The Lady and the Monster

The Lady and the Monster

5.7/10 IMDB

A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death by a scientist and his two assistants, only to create a telepathic monster.

Starring: Vera Ralston, Richard Arlen, Erich von Stroheim, Helen Vinson, Mary Nash, Sidney Blackmer, Janet Martin, William Henry, Juanita Quigley, Josephine Dillon ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1944-04-17
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944 : Jungle Woman

Jungle Woman

4.7/10 IMDB

Paula, the ape woman, has survived the ending of CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN and is running around a creepy old sanitarium run by the kindly Dr. Fletcher, reverting to her true gorilla form every once in a while to kill somebody.

Starring: Acquanetta, Evelyn Ankers, J. Carrol Naish, Samuel S. Hinds, Lois Collier, Milburn Stone, Douglass Dumbrille, Richard David, Nana Bryant, Pierre Watkin ..
Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
Release date: 1944-06-01

Return of the Ape Man

4.7/10 IMDB

The discovery of a perfectly preserved caveman prompts a mad scientist to attempt a daring brain transplant.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, Frank Moran, Tod Andrews, Teala Loring, Mary Currier, George Zucco, Eddy Chandler, Ernie Adams, Mike Donovan ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1944-07-17

Time Flies

5.5/10 IMDB

The Professor (Felix Aylmer) is showing Susie (Evelyn Dall) around his time machine when it accidently takes off with Tommy (Tommy Handley) and Bill (George Moon) also on board. They are transported to Elizabethan England where they come across Walter Raleigh, William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth 1, Captain John Smith and Pocohontas. Will our time travellers return?

Starring: Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon, Felix Aylmer, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Leslie Bradley, Olga Lindo, John Salew, Roy Emerton ..
Directed by: Walter Forde
Release date: 1944-05-08
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1944 : AAF Report

AAF Report

0.0/10 IMDB

US Army Air Forces providing an overview of the Army Air Forces.

Release date: 1944-12-01

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