Count Rickula's Favorite Bela Lugosi Films

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1.
Dracula (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. (85 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
2.
White Zombie (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young man turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fianc, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. (69 mins.)
Director: Victor Halperin
 
3.
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
 
4.
The Black Cat (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 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
 
5.
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations. (70 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
6.
The Wolf Man (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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. (70 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
 
7.
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man. (83 mins.)
 
8.
The Devil Bat (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it. (68 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarborough
 
9.
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
 
10.
The Return of the Vampire (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When an errant bomb unearths the coffin of a vampire during the London Blitz, a gravedigger unknowingly reanimates the monster by removing the stake from his heart (69 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
11.
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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 one. (67 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other. (74 mins.)
 
14.
Mark of the Vampire (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When a nobleman is murdered, a professor of the occult blames vampires; but not all is what it seems. (60 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
15.
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments. (61 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
16.
The Human Monster (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Insurance agent-physician collects on policies of men murdered by a disfigured resident of the home for the blind where he acts as doctor-on-call. (76 mins.)
Director: Walter Summers
 
17.
The Phantom Creeps (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A military intelligence officer and a pretty reporter try to find a scientist whose inventions can destroy the world. (265 mins.)
 
18.
Chandu the Magician (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi. (71 mins.)
 
19.
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
 
20.
The Ape Man (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure. (64 mins.)
 
21.
Bride of the Monster (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen. (69 mins.)
 
22.
Invisible Ghost (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him. (64 mins.)
Director: Joseph H. Lewis
 
23.
The Corpse Vanishes (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young. (64 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
24.
Night Monster (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths. (73 mins.)
Director: Ford Beebe
 
25.
Voodoo Man (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful... (62 mins.)
 
26.
Black Friday (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 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.
Return of the Ape Man (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory... (60 mins.)
Director: Philip Rosen
 
28.
Glen or Glenda (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A psychiatrist tells two stories: one of a transvestite (Glen or Glenda), the other of a pseudohermaphrodite (Alan or Anne). (65 mins.)
 
29.
The Gorilla (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When a wealthy man (Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate... (66 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
30.
The Black Cat (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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. (70 mins.)
 
31.
Scared to Death (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a green mask. (65 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
 
32.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb). (79 mins.)