10 Best Horror Films of 1928

There are some very strong genre films here, even if there are not many in total. For more obscure entries especially, there is also the issue of certain films being lost. With the silent era drawing to a close, this is a great collection in what has been a rather fruitful first decade of significance.

Notable Films sometimes labelled as horror:
The Passion of Joan of Arc

Notable Films that didn't make the cut:
Maria Marten, The Haunted House, The Ape, The Leopard Lady, Thief in the Dark

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1.
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured. (110 mins.)
Director: Paul Leni
 
2.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Allan has a hard time finding the Usher's house, which is known to be cursed... But he is a personal friend of Roderick Usher... (63 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
3.
West of Zanzibar (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A magician seeks vengeance upon the man who paralyzed him and the illegitimate daughter he sired with the magician's wife. (65 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
 
4.
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher... (13 mins.)
 
5.
A Daughter of Destiny (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(108 mins.)
Director: Henrik Galeen
 
6.
Habeas Corpus (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Loony scientist (Carle) hires Laurel and Hardy to raid the cemetery to keep him supplied with dead bodies for his experiments. (20 mins.)
 
7.
The Telltale Heart (1928 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An expressionistic film based on Poe's story, about a murderer and his mental breakdown. (24 mins.)
 
8.
The Terror (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.' (85 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
9.
Sweeney Todd (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A man dreams he is the 'demon barber' who cuts sailors' throats for jewels and uses the corpses for pies.
Director: Walter West
 
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