Most Voted Titles With Basil Rathbone
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1. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.
2. Captain Blood (1935)
Approved | 119 min | Action, Adventure
An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Robin Hood variety.
3. The Court Jester (1955)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
4. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A young aristocrat must masquerade as a fop in order to maintain his secret identity of Zorro as he restores justice to early California.
5. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
Approved | 68 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Two animated adaptions of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "The Wind in the Willows."
Writers: Washington Irving, Kenneth Grahame, Erdman Penner, Winston Hibler, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Homer Brightman, Harry Reeves | Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney | Stars: Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, Eric Blore, John McLeish
6. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Approved | 80 min | Mystery, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.
7. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Approved | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama
One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge.
8. We're No Angels (1955)
106 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
9. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.
10. Tales of Terror (1962)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.
11. A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama, History, Romance
A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
Writers: Charles Dickens, W.P. Lipscomb, S.N. Behrman, Thomas Carlyle, M. Clery, Mademoiselle des Echerolles, M. Nicholas | Directors: Jack Conway, Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen
12. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
13. Dressed to Kill (1946)
Approved | 76 min | Mystery
Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.
14. Terror by Night (1946)
Approved | 60 min | Mystery
When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.
15. The Woman in Green (1945)
Approved | 68 min | Mystery
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.
16. Anna Karenina (1935)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance
The married Anna Karenina falls in love with Count Vronsky despite her husband's refusal to grant a divorce, and both must contend with the social repercussions.
17. The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster, but Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer.
18. The House of Fear (1945)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims.
19. Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Passed | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »
20. The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
Unrated | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
Waldo Trumbull, an undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.
21. The Spider Woman (1944)
Approved | 63 min | Mystery, Thriller
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider.
22. Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery
When Nazi saboteurs jeeringly predicts to the nation of new depredations via their radio Voice of Terror, the Intellegence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone)to help in ... See full summary »
23. The Pearl of Death (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.
24. Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.
25. David Copperfield (1935)
Passed | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
When David's father dies, his mother remarries. His new stepfather Murdstone has a mean and cruel view on how to raise a child. When David's mother dies from grief, Murdstone sends David to... See full summary »
26. Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Holmes is recruited to escort the heir to a European throne safely back to his homeland after his father's assassination.
27. The Last Hurrah (1958)
Approved | 121 min | Drama
Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as Mayor of of a US town for the last time.
29. The Magic Sword (1962)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, embarks on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.
30. Above Suspicion (1943)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »
32. Tower of London (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History
In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »
33. Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Unrated | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but... See full summary »
34. Bathing Beauty (1944)
Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Musical
A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students.
Writers: Kenneth Earl, M.M. Musselman, Curtis Kenyon, Joseph Schrank, Dorothy Kingsley, Allen Boretz, Frank Waldman | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone, Bill Goodwin
35. The Garden of Allah (1936)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Romance
The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk.
36. Queen of Blood (1966)
Unrated | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit. Alien ship crash lands on Mars, and a rescue team is sent out from ... See full summary »
37. Confession (1937)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history.
38. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »
39. The Wind in the Willows (1949)
Approved | 30 min | Animation, Short, Family
Disney "Mini-Classic" version of the tale. First released as a double-feature: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.
40. 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.
41. The Black Cat (1941)
70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.
42. The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
Passed | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Romance
Marco Polo travels from Venice to Peking, where he quickly discovers spaghetti and gunpowder and falls in love with the Emperor's daughter. The Emperor Kublai Khan is a kindly fellow, but ... See full summary »
43. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama
In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.
44. 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.
47. The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
A corpse has 24 hours to mastermind a good deed without leaving his crypt, to go "up there" and have his youth restored.
48. Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007– )
5 min | Documentary
Every October, James Rolfe reviews horror movies, whether it be the old-school silent-era monster classics, the golden-age Universal horror films from the '30s, '40s and '50s, the grotesque... See full summary »
49. Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967)
86 min | Comedy, Family, Horror
Country singers on their way to Nashville have car trouble, forcing them to stop at an old haunted mansion. Soon they realize that the house is not only haunted, but is also the ... See full summary »
50. 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.