Most Popular Titles With Lon Chaney Jr.
- Movies or TV
3. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Western
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, 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 »
7. Route 66 (1960–1964)
60 min | Adventure
Only fiction series written & shot all over North America. Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early 60's social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle ... See full summary »
10. Of Mice and Men (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Drama
A mentally retarded giant and his level-headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch during the Great Depression.
12. 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. The Defiant Ones (1958)
TV-PG | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.
14. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
TV-PG | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
17. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2013)
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.
18. Billy the Kid (1941)
Approved | 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 »
19. 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.
20. Spider Baby or, The Maddest Story Ever Told (1968)
Unrated | 81 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A caretaker devotes himself to three demented adults after their father's death.
21. The Deputy (1959–1961)
30 min | Western
"That was the Arizona territory in 1880, and I was its chief marshal." So began this western series starring Henry Fonda as Simon Fry. Unfortunately, Fonda's character was fully integrated ... See full summary »
22. 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 »
23. 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.
24. Behave Yourself! (1951)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime
When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?
25. 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.
28. 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 »
30. 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.
31. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
25 min | Drama, Western
An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.
32. 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.
34. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Romance
A ego-driven, aspiring physician intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
35. 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.
36. Union Pacific (1939)
Passed | 135 min | Drama, Western
One of the last bills signed by President Lincoln authorizes pushing the Union Pacific Railroad across the wilderness to California. But financial opportunist Asa Barrows hopes to profit ... See full summary »
37. 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 »
38. 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.
39. Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music.
40. 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.
41. Stage to Thunder Rock (1964)
82 min | Western
An aging sheriff is put in the position of having to arrest the outlaw father and two sons with whom he was raised.
42. Casanova's Big Night (1954)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A meek tailor thinks his wooing will be helped if he assumes the identity of the famous Casanova...who's deeply in debt.
43. Slave Ship (1937)
Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Drama
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he ... See full summary »
45. 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 »
46. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)
60 min | Adventure
Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »
47. The Alligator People (1959)
Approved | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A newlywed couple sit in a train. The husband receives a frantic telegram. He gets off at a station to make a phone call, the train pulls away without him on it, and that's the last his ... See full summary »
48. 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 »
49. The Texan (1958–1960)
30 min | Western
The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.
50. Tombstone Territory (1957– )
30 min | Western
Tough sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona--"The Town Too Tough to Die"--with the support of his faithful deputies and the editor of the local newspaper.