Best Science Fiction Movies of 1945


Charlie Chan in The Jade Mask

6.5/10 IMDB

The latest assignment for respected detective Charlie Chan has come directly from the government and involves the disappearance of a scientist named Harper, who was working on an extremely important serum. When the scientist is killed, Chan must sort through all very likely suspects, including the man's sister and his butler.

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Edwin Luke, Hardie Albright, Janet Warren, Al Bridge, Edith Evanson, Dorothy Granger, Cyril Delevanti, Jack Ingram ..
Directed by: Phil Rosen
Release date: 1945-01-26

House of Dracula

5.8/10 IMDB

A scientist working on cures for rare afflictions, such as a bone softening agent made from molds to allow him to correct the spinal deformity of his nurse, finds the physical causes of lycanthropy in wolf-man Larry Talbot and of vampirism in Count Dracula, but himself becomes afflicted with homicidal madness while exchanging blood with Dracula.

Starring: John Carradine, Onslow Stevens, Lon Chaney Jr., Martha O'Driscoll, Jane Adams, Lionel Atwill, Glenn Strange, Skelton Knaggs, Ludwig Stössel, Joseph E. Bernard ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1945-12-07
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1945 : Manhunt of Mystery Island

Manhunt of Mystery Island

6.9/10 IMDB

Claire Forrest seeks her kidnapped scientist father, hidden somewhere on Mystery Island. He is held and forced to work on diabolical inventions by Captain Mephisto, a costumed villain.

Starring: Richard Bailey, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, Kenne Duncan, Forrest Taylor, Forbes Murray, Jack Ingram, Harry Strang, Ed Cassidy, Frank Alten ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Wallace Grissell, Yakima Canutt
Release date: 1945-03-17

Strange Holiday

6.3/10 IMDB

An American businessman returns from a hunting trip to find fascists have overrun the country in this propaganda film.

Starring: Claude Rains, Bob Stebbins, Barbara Bates, Paul Hilton, Gloria Holden, Milton Kibbee, Walter White Jr., Wally Maher, Tommy Cook, Griff Barnett ..
Directed by: Arch Oboler
Release date: 1945-01-01

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