Best Thriller Movies of 1932
A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.
The Most Dangerous Game
When legendary hunter Bob Rainsford is shipwrecked on the perilous reefs surrounding a mysterious island, he finds himself the guest of the reclusive and eccentric Count Zaroff. While he is very gracious at first, Zaroff eventually forces Rainsford and two other shipwreck survivors, brother and sister Eve and Martin Towbridge, to participate in a sadistic game of cat and mouse in which they are the prey and he is the hunter.
A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.
A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.
Thirteen women who were schoolmates ask a swami to cast their horoscopes. The news they receive are not good for any of them.
Chandu the Magician
When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.
A corrupt night court judge tears an innocent young family apart in his efforts to elude a special prosecutor.
A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.
The Death Kiss
When a movie actor is shot and killed during production, the true feelings about the actor begin to surface. As the studio heads worry about negative publicity, one of the writers tags along as the killing is investigated and clues begin to surface.
Bank clerk William Marble is desperate for money to pay his family's bills. When his wealthy nephew visits, Marble asks him for a loan, but the young man refuses. Marble decides to kill his nephew. It is a twisted path to justice after Marble is transformed by the crime he committed and the wealth he gains.
The theft of a famous painting leads to murder and many suspects on a plush train speeding from Paris to Rome.
Behind the Mask
A Secret Service agent (Jack Holt) nabs a scalpel-happy doctor who runs drugs in caskets.
Scion of the once-rich Mitchell family, Herbert Wynn is found shot to death. Nurse Adams, bored by hospital routine, is recruited by the police to ferret out clues as she tends to Wynn's elderly aunt Julia. Jokingly given the 'rank' of Miss Pinkerson, after the famous detective agency, Adams probes into the mystery, but not before a second death.
Sinners in the Sun
A New York fashion model finds herself being pursued by a poor but honest garage mechanic and a rich philanderer.
The Phantom Fiend
An elderly couple's lodger, a British musician (Ivor Novello), becomes the suspect in a series of killings.
The Thirteenth Guest
Thirteen years after a dinner party in which the thirteenth guest failed to arrive, the remaining guests are being murdered one by one, and their bodies being placed at the same dinner table in the appropriate seats they occupied thirteen years prior.
The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case
A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.
The Skull Murder Mystery
When the skeleton of a young man is dug up in an alley, a mysterious Chinese merchant and his eccentric upstairs tenants come under suspicion. The team of Inspector Carr and Dr. Crabtree use the skull of the victim to solve the murder.
The Monster Walks
Ruth Earlton has come home to her ancestral mansion to claim her inheritance. Accompanied by her boyfriend, she discovers that her father died suddenly under suspicious circumstances. Now it's her turn, as her deranged and relentless uncle targets her for death with the help of his wife and son, plus a very unhappy ape.
A man assists a woman to dispose of the body of her stepfather....
A Strange Adventure
A police lieutenant and a female reporter investigate a series of murders committed by a hooded killer in an old dark house.
Get That Girl
A young girl, who is about to receive a large inheritance, is abducted to an isolated sanitarium where a crazed doctor is performing strange experiments.
Murder on the Second Floor
A novelist imagines the murders of his fellow tenants...
The Roadhouse Murder
After he stumbles across a murder, a young reporter devises an elaborate scene to keep his newspaper stories about the crime front-page news. Eric Linden, Dorothy Jordan, Bruce Cabot, Roscoe Ates, Roscoe Karns and Purnell Pratt star in this 1932 thriller, directed by J. Walter Ruben.