Count Rickula's Favorite Boris Karloff Films

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1.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
2.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
3.
The Black Cat (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident. (65 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
 
4.
The Old Dark House (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate. (72 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
5.
Scarface (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall. (93 mins.)
 
6.
Black Sabbath (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an... (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
7.
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. (99 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
8.
The Mummy (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
 
9.
The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr... (68 mins.)
Director: Charles Brabin
 
10.
The Raven (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
11.
The Raven (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her. (61 mins.)
 
12.
The Invisible Ray (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X. (80 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
13.
Tower of London (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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... (92 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
14.
The Walking Dead (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution. (66 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
15.
House of Frankenstein (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster. (71 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
16.
The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Dishonest undertaker Waldo Trumbull and his sidekick Felix Gillie are creating their own customers when they cannot find willing ones. (84 mins.)
 
17.
Isle of the Dead (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry... (71 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
18.
The Body Snatcher (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
19.
The Ghoul (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb. (77 mins.)
Director: T. Hayes Hunter
 
20.
The Terror (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
21.
The Black Room (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Ignoring an ancient prophecy, evil brother Gregor seeks to maintain his feudal power on his his Tyrolean estate by murdering and impersonating his benevolent younger twin. (70 mins.)
 
22.
Before I Hang (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon, but finds out he's become a Jekyll-&-Hyde. (62 mins.)
Director: Nick Grinde
 
23.
The Strange Door (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Noble-born cad Denis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton)... (81 mins.)
Director: Joseph Pevney
 
24.
Voodoo Island (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed... (76 mins.)
Director: Reginald LeBorg
 
25.
The Haunted Strangler (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler. (78 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
26.
Black Friday (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality. (70 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
27.
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England. (76 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
28.
Night Key (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The inventor of a new top-of-the-line burglar alarm system is kidnapped by a gang in order to get him to help them commit robberies. (68 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Corrigan
 
29.
Mad Monster Party? (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster... (94 mins.)
Director: Jules Bass
 
30.
The Ape (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal... (62 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
31.
Bedlam (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St... (79 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
32.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Needing money, the last of the Frankensteins leases his castle out to a film company as he tries to complete his ancestor's gruesome experiments at creating life. (83 mins.)
Director: Howard W. Koch
 
33.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect. (84 mins.)
 
34.
The Climax (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress. (86 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
 
35.
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A corpse has 24 hours to mastermind a good deed without leaving his crypt, to go "up there" and have his youth restored. (82 mins.)
Director: Don Weis
 
36.
Isle of the Snake People (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Evil scientist runs a veritable army of LSD crazed zombies. (90 mins.)