With Monogram Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 1,606

2. Blue Steel (1934)

Passed | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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U.S. marshal John Carruthers observes a robbery and Sheriff Jake thinks he may be the culprit. Meanwhile the town's leading citizen is planning to rob everybody blind.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Eleanor Hunt, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 1,531

3. Flight to Mars (1951)

Passed | 72 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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Five astronauts successfully fly to Mars where they encounter seemingly friendly and advanced inhabitants who harbor covert plans to use their ship to invade Earth.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz, Virginia Huston

Votes: 1,072

4. The Human Monster (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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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.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 1,240

5. Invisible Ghost (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Votes: 2,032

6. The Lucky Texan (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.7
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Jerry Mason, a young Texan, and Jake Benson, an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Barbara Sheldon, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lloyd Whitlock

Votes: 1,162

7. Dark Alibi (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery

6.6
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A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,216

8. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Passed | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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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.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 3,091

9. King of the Zombies (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.3
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On a spooky island, three stranded travelers find an evil doctor working with foreign spies and in control of zombies.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Henry Victor

Votes: 2,126

10. Doomed to Die (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Mr. Wong and a girl reporter investigate a shipping magnate's murder.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, William Stelling

Votes: 1,136

11. Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.1
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When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers an international spy ring hoping to ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Maxine Jennings, Evelyn Brent

Votes: 1,003

12. I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes (1948)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A dancer is pinned for murder after his shoe prints are found at the scene of the crime. His wife follows the trail of clues to the genuine killer.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Don Castle, Elyse Knox, Regis Toomey, Charles D. Brown

Votes: 287

13. West of the Divide (1934)

Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Virginia Brown Faire, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lloyd Whitlock

Votes: 910

14. 'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

Approved | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.2
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A cowboy escorts a little girl, whose mother made her the heir of a cash-able oil company, and must protect her from an outlaw as they search for the girl's father.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 959

15. Jungle Bride (1933)

Passed | 63 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.1
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A young woman believes that an actor committed the murder for which her brother has been imprisoned, and she gets her fianc√©--a newspaper reporter--to accompany her in following the ... See full summary »

Directors: Harry O. Hoyt, Albert H. Kelley | Stars: Anita Page, Charles Starrett, Kenneth Thomson, Eddie Borden

Votes: 169

16. Suspense (1946)

Passed | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.4
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The proprietor of an ice-skating revue promotes a peanut-vendor at the show to a management position based on suggestions he made to improve the act of the show's star, who also happens to ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Belita, Barry Sullivan, Bonita Granville, Albert Dekker

Votes: 677

17. The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934)

Approved | 63 min | Mystery

4.8
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Mr. Wong stops at nothing to gain the possession of 12 coins of Confucius, which will bring him great power.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Wallace Ford, Arline Judge, E. Alyn Warren

Votes: 768

18. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

Votes: 1,128

19. The Man from Utah (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Western

5.2
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 1,090

20. Riders of Destiny (1933)

Passed | 53 min | Music, Romance, Western

5.5
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Bad guy Kincaid controls the local water supply and plans to do in the other ranchers. Government agent Saunders shows up undercover to do in Kincaid and win the heart of one of his victims Fay Denton.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Cecilia Parker, Forrest Taylor, George 'Gabby' Hayes

Votes: 1,026

21. The Trap (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Drama, Mystery

6.2
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When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung, Tanis Chandler

Votes: 1,064

22. The Ape Man (1943)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.5
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall

Votes: 1,274

23. Decoy (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A mortally wounded female gangster recounts how she and her gang revived an executed killer from the gas chamber, to try and find out where he buried a fortune in cash.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Jean Gillie, Edward Norris, Robert Armstrong, Herbert Rudley

Votes: 1,572

24. Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.7
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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Storm, Robert Lowery, Bob Steele

Votes: 652

25. High School Hero (1946)

Approved | 69 min | Musical, Comedy

5.1
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The students at Anytown, USA high school (Monogram version) are down in the dumps as; their football team faces almost certain defeat; the school paper may have to suspend publication ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Noel Neill, Anne Rooney

Votes: 72

26. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

5.4
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The boys are stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger, and they are forced to seek aid at an old mansion.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Votes: 1,659

27. Paradise Canyon (1935)

Approved | 52 min | Action, Western

5.2
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An undercover agent for the government is sent to round up a gang of counterfeiters operating near the Mexican border.

Director: Carl Pierson | Stars: John Wayne, Marion Burns, Reed Howes, Earle Hodgins

Votes: 868

28. Dillinger (1945)

Passed | 70 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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John Dillinger begins his life of crime as a petty thief, meets his future gang in prison and eventually masterminds a series of daring robberies.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Edmund Lowe, Anne Jeffreys, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 1,833 | Gross: $4.00M

29. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

4.6
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

Votes: 1,752

30. The Mystery of Mr. Wong (1939)

Passed | 68 min | Mystery

6.3
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Detective tries to solve the murder of antiques collector who was in possession of a famous jewel known as "The Eye of the Daughter of The Moon."

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Dorothy Tree, Craig Reynolds

Votes: 793

31. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.0
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 1,300

32. The Trail Beyond (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Rod Drew hunts for a missing girl and finds himself in a fight over a goldmine as well.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Verna Hillie, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 831

33. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

Votes: 932

34. The Star Packer (1934)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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A gang working for The Shadow is terrorizing the town. John Travers decides to take on the job of sheriff and do something about it.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Verna Hillie, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Yakima Canutt

Votes: 1,070

35. When Strangers Marry (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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A naive small-town girl comes to New York City to meet her husband, and discovers that he may be a murderer.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Kim Hunter, Dean Jagger, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 1,016

36. The Last Alarm (1940)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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A veteran firefighter is forced to retire at age 65 by the Fire Department.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: J. Farrell MacDonald, Warren Hull, Polly Ann Young, Mary Gordon

Votes: 183

37. The Fatal Hour (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 1,075

38. Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon

Votes: 773

39. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Mystery

6.0
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Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

Votes: 656

40. The Dawn Rider (1935)

Approved | 53 min | Western

5.2
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Just as John travels to visit his father, he witnesses his death and suffers a gun wound - a beautiful woman is kind enough to help him bring the killers to justice, but jealousy from another man may cause problems.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Marion Burns, Dennis Moore, Reed Howes

Votes: 1,124

41. The Desert Trail (1935)

Approved | 54 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.4
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Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: John Wayne, Mary Kornman, Paul Fix, Eddy Chandler

Votes: 893

42. Phantom Killer (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

5.3
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A mute goes on the witness stand to provide alibis for his homicidal twin brother.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, John Hamilton, Warren Hymer

Votes: 179

43. Chamber of Horrors (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Romilly Lunge, Gina Malo

Votes: 524

44. This Naked Age (1932)

56 min | Documentary

4.9
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Using some stock footage and voice-over narration, this film examines the phenomenon of nudism throughout the world. Beginning in ancient Greece, the film tells of the origins of the nudist... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mindlin | Stars: Leo Donnelly, Kienne de Mongeot, Ilka Dieball, Gaston Durville

Votes: 65

45. Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)

Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.1
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While a cop steers a kid street-fighter away from being a public nuisance, a petty hoodlum leads a studious kid into a life of crime.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Warren Hull

Votes: 593

46. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 1,079

47. Oliver Twist (1933)

Passed | 80 min | Drama

4.9
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An orphan boy in 1830's London is abused in a workhouse, then falls into the clutches of a gang of thieves.

Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Dickie Moore, Irving Pichel, William 'Stage' Boyd, Doris Lloyd

Votes: 352

48. Allotment Wives (1945)

Passed | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Story of women who marry GIs just so they can receive the soldiers' pay and their life insurance if they are killed in action.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Kay Francis, Paul Kelly, Otto Kruger, Gertrude Michael

Votes: 484

49. The House of Mystery (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

4.9
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An ancient curse and a killer ape are contained inside an old dark mansion.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Ed Lowry, Verna Hillie, John Sheehan, Brandon Hurst

Votes: 320

50. Freddie Steps Out (1946)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Musical

4.5
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A high school student is mistaken for a famous radio singer who goes missing. Complications ensue.

Director: Arthur Dreifuss | Stars: Freddie Stewart, June Preisser, Warren Mills, Anne Rooney

Votes: 69


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