Best Thriller Movies of 1936



7.9/10 IMDB

Joe, who owns a gas station along with his brothers and is about to marry Katherine, travels to the small town where she lives to visit her, but is wrongly mistaken for a wanted kidnapper and arrested.

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot, Edward Ellis, Walter Brennan, Frank Albertson, George Walcott, Arthur Stone, Morgan Wallace ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1936-06-05
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Secret Agent

Secret Agent

6.5/10 IMDB

After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.

Starring: John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young, Percy Marmont, Florence Kahn, Charles Carson, Lilli Palmer, Michael Rennie, Howard Marion-Crawford ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1936-05-31
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Crown v. Stevens

Crown v. Stevens

6.5/10 IMDB

When an ex-dancer marries a man for his money she is suprised find he is a real skinflint. She owes a lot of money to a loan-shark who is after her. However, her husband does carry a lot of insurance

Starring: Beatrix Thomson, Patric Knowles, Glennis Lorimer, Reginald Purdell, Allan Jeayes, Frederick Piper, Googie Withers, Mabel Poulton, Davina Craig, Morris Harvey ..
Directed by: Michael Powell
Release date: 1936-08-03
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Postal Inspector

Postal Inspector

5.6/10 IMDB

Postal inspectors track down money stolen from a railroad car.

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, Patricia Ellis, Bela Lugosi, Michael Loring, Wallis Clark, Arthur Loft, David Oliver, Guy Usher, Bill Burrud, Harry Beresford ..
Directed by: Otto Brower
Release date: 1936-08-16
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Crack-Up


6.1/10 IMDB

Betrayal and espionage abound as an experimental aircraft is readied for its maiden voyage.

Starring: Peter Lorre, Brian Donlevy, Helen Wood, Ralph Morgan, Thomas Beck ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1936-12-14
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Seven Sinners

Seven Sinners

6.8/10 IMDB

Ed Harwood, a wisecracking American private investigator from New York, discovers a crime at an hotel in Nice during a carnival. The unraveling of the mystery which lies behind will lead him and Caryl Fenton, a female insurance agent, who will become his companion, first to Paris, then to London, later through the English countryside, and finally to Southampton, in search of a criminal train wrecker.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Constance Cummings, Thomy Bourdelle, Henry Oscar, Felix Aylmer, Joyce Kennedy, O.B. Clarence, Mark Lester, Allan Jeayes, Anthony Holles ..
Directed by: Albert de Courville
Release date: 1936-06-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Alibi for Murder

Alibi for Murder

5.8/10 IMDB

A Walter-winchell style radio commentator named Perry Travis fancies himself a brilliant amateur detective. The cops wish he’d stick to his microphone and let them do the detecting. This proves impossible when a famed scientist is murdered in Perry’s studio, right in the middle of the interview. All evidence points to Perry, and he sets out to clear his name before the Shadow-like villain roaming the hallways of the radio station gets away with murder!

Starring: William Gargan, Marguerite Churchill, Gene Morgan, John Gallaudet, Romaine Callender, Egon Brecher, Drue Leyton, Wade Boteler, Dwight Frye, Raymond Lawrence ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1936-09-23
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : The Rogues Tavern

The Rogues Tavern

5.1/10 IMDB

A mad killer is on the loose in a hotel on a dark, gloomy night.

Starring: Wallace Ford, Barbara Pepper, Joan Woodbury, Clara Kimball Young, Jack Mulhall, John Elliott, Earl Dwire, John Cowell, Dennis Vincent, Arthur Loft ..
Directed by: Robert F. Hill
Release date: 1936-06-04
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : Roaming Lady

Roaming Lady

6.0/10 IMDB

Joyce Reid (Fay Wray), a wealthy young debutante, stows away on a cargo ship to China, carrying as passengers her dashing aviator sweetheart, Dan Bailey (Ralph Bellamy) and and her munitions-producing father, E. J. Reid (Thurston Hall) and an assortment of the usual south-seas characters along with some orientals with varying agendas...and some plot-lines straight out of "Terry and the Pirates." The cargo included a shipment of bombs and machine guns. She soon finds herself being held hostage by some wily orientals who will free her only if dashing Dan agrees to pilot a bombing plane for some Chinese bandits.

Starring: Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy, Thurston Hall, Edward Gargan, Roger Imhof, Paul Guilfoyle, Tetsu Komai, Arthur Rankin, Gene Morgan, Barnett Parker ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1936-05-02
Best Thriller Movies of 1936 : 13 Hours by Air

13 Hours by Air

6.3/10 IMDB

Womanizer and airline pilot Jack Gordon must fly the world's fastest airliner from New York to California while dealing with dangerous jewel thieves on the run from the law.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Zasu Pitts, John Howard, Benny Bartlett, Grace Bradley, Alan Baxter, Brian Donlevy, Ruth Donnelly, Fred Keating ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1936-04-30

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