Best Thriller Movies of 1935

1.

Bulldog Jack

2.7
6.4/10 IMDB

While filling in for injured supersleuth Bulldog Drummond (Atholl Fleming), world-class cricket player Jack Pennington (Jack Hulbert) attempts to foil a criminal mastermind's (Ralph Richardson) impending heist that's targeting a valuable jewel necklace held within the British Museum. This comedic 1930s mystery features daring rescues, intense fistfights and an exciting edge-of-your seat finale aboard a runaway train.

Starring: Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray, Ralph Richardson, Claude Hulbert, Gibb McLaughlin, Atholl Fleming, Paul Graetz, Harvey Braban, Henry B. Longhurst, Cyril Smith ..
Directed by: Walter Forde
Release date: 1935-09-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1935 : A Shot in the Dark
2.

A Shot in the Dark

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

An amateur criminologist and his college student son work together to solve the campus murder of the brother of the son's girlfriend, and thereafter two other students as well.

Starring: Robert Warwick, Charles Starrett, Marion Shilling, Helen Jerome Eddy, Edward Van Sloan, James Bush, Eddie Tamblyn, Julian Madison, Robert McKenzie, Doris Lloyd ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1935-01-31
Best Thriller Movies of 1935 : Death from a Distance
3.

Death from a Distance

2.2
5.2/10 IMDB

While a distinguished astronomer is giving a lecture in a planetarium, a shot rings out and one of the audience members is found dead. A tough detective and a brassy female reporter lock horns as they both try to break the case.

Starring: Russell Hopton, Lola Lane, George F. Marion, John St. Polis, Lee Kohlmar, Lew Kelly, E.H. Calvert ..
Directed by: Frank R. Strayer
Release date: 1935-09-16
4.

The Mystery Man

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Hard-boiled newspaper reporter Larry Doyle (Robert Armstrong) goes a bit too far in celebrating a work bonus and wakes up on a train bound for St. Louis with only a buck on his person. To remedy the problem, Doyle pawns the revolver he's carrying. When the gun is subsequently used in a murder, Doyle's problems only multiply. In the meantime, he's also fallen in love with a comely stranger (Maxine Doyle) he convinced to impersonate his wife.

Starring: Robert Armstrong, Maxine Doyle, Henry Kolker, LeRoy Mason, James Burke, Guy Usher ..
Directed by: Ray McCarey
Release date: 1935-02-12
5.

The 39 Steps

0.0
7.7/10 IMDB

Richard Hannay stumbles upon a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors—a chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued—as well as into an unexpected romance with the cool Pamela.

Starring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie, Helen Haye, Frank Cellier, Wylie Watson, Gus McNaughton ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1935-06-06
Best Thriller Movies of 1935 : Murder by Television
6.

Murder by Television

0.0
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
7.

Condemned to Live

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

After a series of murders, a man finds out that his mother was bitten by a vampire bat during her pregnancy, and he believes that he may be the vampire committing the murders.

Starring: Ralph Morgan, Pedro de Cordoba, Maxine Doyle, Russell Gleason, Mischa Auer, Lucy Beaumont, Carl Stockdale, Barbara Bedford, Robert Frazer, Ferdinand Schumann-Heink ..
Directed by: Frank R. Strayer
Release date: 1935-09-15
8.

Kind Lady

0.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Mary, a woman with good intentions, takes pity on Henry, an artist with no home. What begins as a simple offer to come inside from the cold for tea gradually turns into more. Before the unsuspecting woman knows it, Henry has convinced Mary to pay for doctor visits. It spirals out of control when Henry, his family and friends con their way into her home. Eventually, Mary creates a ruse to rid herself of the parasites, but they have a different plan.

Starring: Aline MacMahon, Basil Rathbone, Mary Carlisle, Frank Albertson, Dudley Digges, Doris Lloyd, Nola Luxford, Murray Kinnell, Eily Malyon, Justine Chase ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1935-12-06
Best Thriller Movies of 1935 : The Murder Man
9.

The Murder Man

0.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Steve Grey, reporter for the Daily Star, has a habit of scooping all the other papers in town. When Henry Mander is investigated for the murder of his shady business partner, Grey is one step ahead of the police to the extent that he often dictates his story in advance of its actual occurrence. He leads the police through an 'open and shut' case resulting in Mander being tried, convicted and sentenced to death. Columnist Mary Shannon is in love with Steve but she sees him struggle greatly with his last story before Mander's execution. When she starts typing out the story from his recorded dictation, she realizes why.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Virginia Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Harvey Stephens, Robert Barrat, James Stewart, William Collier Sr., Bobby Watson, William Demarest, John Sheehan ..
Directed by: Tim Whelan
Release date: 1935-07-12
10.

Charlie Chan in Paris

0.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.

Starring: Warner Oland, Mary Brian, Thomas Beck, Erik Rhodes, John Miljan, Murray Kinnell, Minor Watson, John Qualen, Keye Luke, Henry Kolker ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler, Hamilton MacFadden
Release date: 1935-01-21

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