Best Thriller Movies of 1962



6.4/10 IMDB

Respectable schoolmaster returns from work on the eve of a wedding anniversary holiday to find a strange man dead in their bathroom and his wife missing.

Starring: Patricia Burke, Robert Dean, Ingrid Hafner, Peter Halliday, Joan Heath, Patrick Jordan, Barbara Lott, William Sherwood, Arthur Hewlett, Alan Rolfe ..
Directed by: Peter Maxwell
Release date: 1962-01-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : Night of the Prowler

Night of the Prowler

4.7/10 IMDB

An avaricious, ambitious fellow, desiring to hold the reins for a major auto company, must frame someone for murder before he can get what he wants. He chooses a reformed embezzler who works for the company.

Starring: Patrick Holt, Colette Wilde, Bill Nagy, Mitzi Rogers, John Horsley, Benny Lee, Mark Singleton, Tony Wager, Marianne Stone ..
Directed by: Francis Searle
Release date: 1962-12-01
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : Ring of Terror

Ring of Terror

1.7/10 IMDB

A group of medical students undertake some silly and frightening endeavors in order to pledge a fraternity.

Starring: George E. Mather, Esther Furst, Norman Ollestad, Pamela Raymond, Lomax Study, Austin Green ..
Directed by: Clark L. Paylow
Release date: 1962-02-01

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

8.1/10 IMDB

Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by simmering subconscious thoughts of mutual envy, hate and revenge.

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy, Julie Allred, Anne Barton, Marjorie Bennett, Bert Freed, Anna Lee, Maidie Norman ..
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
Release date: 1962-10-31

The Counterfeit Traitor

7.5/10 IMDB

Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.

Starring: William Holden, Lilli Palmer, Hugh Griffith, Carl Raddatz, Ernst Schröder, Charles Regnier, Ingrid van Bergen, Helo Gutschwager, Wolfgang Preiss, Werner Peters ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1962-04-17
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : Tower of London

Tower of London

6.4/10 IMDB

The twisted Richard III is haunted by the ghosts of those he has murdered in his attempt to become the King of England.

Starring: Vincent Price, Michael Pate, Joan Freeman, Robert Brown, Bruce Gordon, Joan Camden, Richard Hale, Sandra Knight, Charles Macaulay, Justice Watson ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1962-10-24
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : Escape from East Berlin

Escape from East Berlin

0.0/10 IMDB

East Berlin, shortly after the construction of the Berlin Wall. Kurt Schröder and his family dig a tunnel to escape to West Berlin as they struggle to overcome the obstacles blocking their underground path to freedom.

Starring: Don Murray, Christine Kaufmann, Werner Klemperer, Ingrid van Bergen, Edith Schultze-Westrum, Bruno Fritz, Maria Tober, Horst Janson, Carl Schell, Anita Kupsch ..
Directed by: Robert Siodmak
Release date: 1962-10-22

The Premature Burial

6.5/10 IMDB

An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.

Starring: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel, Alan Napier, John Dierkes, Dick Miller, Brendan Dillon, Clive Halliday ..
Directed by: Roger Corman
Release date: 1962-03-07
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : Hands of a Stranger

Hands of a Stranger

5.1/10 IMDB

A concert pianist loses his hands in a car crash, but a surgeon gives him new ones. The experimental medical procedure goes awry when the new hands drive the pianist mad.

Starring: Paul Lukather, Joan Harvey, James Noah, Michael Rye, Laurence Haddon, Elaine Martone, George Sawaya, Sally Kellerman, Irish McCalla, Michael Rye ..
Directed by: Newt Arnold
Release date: 1962-04-22
Best Thriller Movies of 1962 : It's Only Money

It's Only Money

6.5/10 IMDB

Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family portraits look like him. can't be...can he ?

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Jack Weston, Mae Questel, Jesse White, Joan O'Brien, Zachary Scott ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1962-11-20

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