Most Popular Titles With Lon Chaney Jr.
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3. Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Western
A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
4. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
9. The Defiant Ones (1958)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
10. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
11. The Wolf Man (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.
13. Springfield Rifle (1952)
Approved | 93 min | War, Western
Major Lex Kearny becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War.
14. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
17. Of Mice and Men (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Drama
George Milton and Lennie Small are migrant workers in the 1930s Depression. Lennie is mentally disabled and George looks after him. While working as hands on a Western ranch, they dream of ... See full summary »
18. Lawman (1958–1962)
30 min | Western
Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »
20. Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1967)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A caretaker devotes himself to three demented adults after their father's death.
21. The Haunted Palace (1963)
Passed | 87 min | Horror
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.
22. Black Spurs (1965)
81 min | Western
A dissatisfied ranch hand becomes a bounty hunter. He conspires with a crooked town boss to dirty up a neighboring village where a valuable railroad franchise is headed, in order to divert ... See full summary »
23. Jesse James (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
24. My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.
25. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.
26. Climax! (1954–1958)
60 min | Drama
This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
28. House of Frankenstein (1944)
Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
30. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)
60 min | Drama
Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »
32. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
33. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »
34. The Black Sleep (1956)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor.
35. Only the Valiant (1951)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Western
Capt. Richard Lance is unjustly held responsible, by his men and girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian ... See full summary »
36. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–1971)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
37. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
38. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Ygor brings the monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the monster's current criminal brain, with a normal brain.
39. Johnny Reno (1966)
83 min | Western
The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.
40. Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (1957– )
Approved | 30 min | Adventure, Western
Nat Cutler, known as Hawkeye, is a fur trader. With his faithful Indian companion Chingachgook, the last of the Mohican tribe, he fights to protect settlers against the raiding Huron ... See full summary »
41. House of Dracula (1945)
Approved | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Count Dracula and the Wolf Man seek a cure for their afflictions; a hunchbacked woman, a mad scientist and the Frankenstein monster have their own troubles.
42. The Indian Fighter (1955)
Not Rated | 88 min | Western
A scout leading a wagon train through hostile Indian country unwittingly gets involved with a Sioux chief's daughter.
43. Son of Dracula (1943)
Approved | 80 min | Horror
Count Alucard (read his name backwards) finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.
44. North West Mounted Police (1940)
Passed | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He ... See full summary »
45. One Million B.C. (1940)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the ... See full summary »
46. I Died a Thousand Times (1955)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When aging criminal Roy Earle escapes from prison he decides to pull one last heist before retiring by robbing a resort hotel.
47. Indestructible Man (1956)
Approved | 72 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientific experiments accidentally revive an executed criminal and make him impervious to harm, prompting him to seek revenge on his former partners.
48. Pardners (1956)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Western
A rich momma's boy returns west with the son of his murdered father's partner to foil a gang trying to gain control of his family ranch.
49. Stagecoach West (1960–1961)
60 min | Western
Luke Perry and Simon Kane run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. They are accompanied by Simon's young son ... See full summary »
50. Billy the Kid (1941)
Passed | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Western
Billy Bonney is a hot-headed gunslinger who narrowly skirts a life of crime by being befriended and hired by a peaceful rancher, Eric Keating. When Keating is killed, Billy seeks revenge on... See full summary »