gainer's A (far from) comprehensive list of horror films - 1896-1949

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  1. A (far from) comprehensive list of horror films - 1896-1949

  2. 1896

  3. Le Manoir du diable | Georges Melies
  4. 1897

  5. L'Auberge ensorcelée | Georges Melies
  6. Le Cabinet de Méphistophélès | Georges Melies
  7. L'Hallucination de l'alchimiste | Georges Melies
  8. The Haunted Castle | George Albert Smith
  9. 1898

  10. The Cavalier's Dream | Edwin S. Porter
  11. La Caverne maudite | Georges Melies
  12. Photographing a Ghost | George Albert Smith
  13. 1899

  14. Cléopâtre | Georges Melies
  15. Le Diable au convent | Georges Melies
  16. The Haunted House | Siegmund Lubin
  17. The Miser's Doom | Walter R. Booth
  18. Un bon lit | Georges Melies
  19. Évocation spirite | Georges Melies
  20. 1900

  21. Prince of Darkness | Frederick S. Armitage
  22. The Troublesome Fly | Arthur Marvin
  23. 1902

  24. A Fight with Sledgehammers | Dicky Winslow
  25. Maria Marten: or, The Murder at the Red Barn | Dicky Winslow
  26. Les Trésors de satan | Georges Méliès
  27. Le Diable géant ou Le miracle de la madonne (The Devil and the Statue) | Georges Méliès
  28. 1903

  29. Le Monstre | Georges Méliès
  30. Le Chaudron Infernal (The Infernal Boiling Pot) | Georges Méliès
  31. Le Cake-Walk Infernal (The Infernal Cake Walk) | Georges Méliès
  32. 1905

  33. The Fairy of the Black Rocks | Robert W. Paul
  34. Le Diable Noir (The Black Imp) | Georges Méliès
  35. 1906

  36. La Maison hantée | Segundo de Chomón
  37. Les Quatre cents farces du diable | Georges Méliès
  38. 1909

  39. Le papillon fantastique | Georges Méliès
  40. The Sealed Room | D.W. Griffith
  41. 1910

  42. Frankenstein | J. Searle Dawley
  43. 1912

  44. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Lucius Henderson
  45. Le Systeme du Doctuer Goudron et du Professeur Plume | Maurice Tourneur
  46. The Spider's Web | Van Dyke Brooke, Maurice Costello
  47. 1913

  48. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Herbert Brenon
  49. The Student of Prague | Stellan Rye, Paul Wegener
  50. The Skull | William V. Ranous
  51. The Werewolf | Henry McRae
  52. 1914

  53. The Avenging Conscience | D.W. Griffith
  54. 1915

  55. Der Golem | Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen
  56. The Haunting Fear | Robert G. Vignola
  57. Life Without Soul | Joseph W. Smiley
  58. 1916

  59. Hævnens nat | Benjamin Christensen
  60. Homunculus, 1. Teil | Otto Rippert
  61. Homunculus, 2. Teil - Das geheimnisvolle Buch | Otto Rippert
  62. Homunculus, 3. Teil - Die Liebestragödie des Homunculus | Otto Rippert
  63. Homunculus, 4. Teil - Die Rache des Homunculus | Otto Rippert
  64. Homunculus, 5. Teil - Die Vernichtung der Menschheit | Otto Rippert
  65. Homunculus, 6. Teil - Das Ende des Homunculus | Otto Rippert
  66. The Kiss of a Vampire |
  67. 1917

  68. Fear | Robert Wiene
  69. 1918

  70. Alraune | Michael Curtiz, Fritz Odon
  71. 1919

  72. The Beetle | Alexander Butler
  73. Unheimliche Geschichten | Richard Oswald
  74. 1920

  75. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari | Robert Wiene
  76. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | John S. Robertson
  77. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | J. Charles Haydon
  78. Genuine | Robert Wiene
  79. The Golem: How He Came Into the World | Paul Wegener, Karl Boese
  80. The Head of Janus | F. W. Murnau
  81. The Penalty | Wallace Worsley, Sr.
  82. 1921

  83. Der Muede Tod | Fritz Lang
  84. The Haunted Castle | F. W. Murnau
  85. Körkarlen | Victor Sjöström
  86. 1922

  87. Anita | Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck
  88. A Blind Bargain | Wallace Worsley, Sr.
  89. The Ghost Breaker | Alfred Green
  90. Häxan | Benjamin Christensen
  91. The Headless Horseman | Edward D. Venturini
  92. Nosferatu | F. W. Murnau
  93. One Exciting Night | D. W. Griffith
  94. 1923

  95. The Last Moment | J. Parker Read
  96. 1924

  97. The Hands of Orlac | Robert Wiene
  98. Waxworks | Paul Leni
  99. 1925

  100. Maciste all'inferno | Guido Brignone
  101. The Monster | Roland West
  102. The Phantom of the Opera | Rupert Julian
  103. Wolfblood: A Tale of the Forest | George Chesebro, Bruce M. Mitchell
  104. 1926

  105. The Bat | Roland West
  106. Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage | F. W. Murnau
  107. The Magician | Rex Ingram
  108. The Student of Prague | Henrik Galeen
  109. 1927

  110. The Cat and the Canary | Paul Leni
  111. The Gorilla | Alfred Santell
  112. London After Midnight | Tod Browning
  113. Metropolis | Fritz Lang
  114. The Spider's Web | Oscar Micheaux
  115. The Unknown | Tod Browning
  116. 1928

  117. Alraune | Henrik Galeen
  118. The Ape | Beverly C. Rule
  119. The Fall of the House of Usher | Jean Epstein
  120. The Fall of the House of Usher | James Sibley Watson, Melville Webber
  121. 1930

  122. The Alligator People | Roy Del Ruth
  123. The Bat Whispers | Roland West
  124. The Cat Creeps | Rupert Julian
  125. 1931

  126. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Rouben Mamoulian
  127. Dracula | Tod Browning
  128. Dracula | George Melford
  129. Frankenstein | James Whale
  130. The Phantom | Alan James
  131. 1932

  132. Castle Sinister | Widgey R. Newman
  133. Dr. X | Michael Curtiz
  134. Freaks | Tod Browning
  135. Kongo | William J. Cowen
  136. The Mask of Fu Manchu | Charles J. Brabin, Charles Vidor, King Vidor
  137. The Monster Walks | Frank Strayer
  138. The Most Dangerous Game | Ernest B. Schoedsack
  139. The Mummy | Karl Freund
  140. Murders in the Rue Morgue | Robert Florey
  141. The Old Dark House | James Whale
  142. Tales of the Uncanny | Richard Oswald
  143. Vampyr | Carl Theodor Dreyer
  144. White Zombie | Victor Halperin
  145. 1933

  146. The Crying Woman | Ramón Peon
  147. The Ghoul | T. Hayes Hunter
  148. The Invisible Man | James Whale
  149. Island of Lost Souls | Erle C. Kenton
  150. The Monkey's Paw | Wesley Ruggles, Ernest B. Schoedsack
  151. Murders in the Zoo | Edward Sutherland
  152. Mystery of the Wax Museum | Michael Curtiz
  153. Night of Terror | Benjamin Stoloff
  154. Supernatural | Victor Halperin
  155. The Vampire Bat | Frank Strayer
  156. 1934

  157. The Black Cat | Edgar G. Ulmer
  158. Black Moon | Roy William Neill
  159. Chloe, Love is Calling You | Marshall Neilan
  160. House of Mystery | William Nigh
  161. Maniac | Dwain Esper
  162. The Phantom of the Convent | Fernando de Fuentes
  163. The Tell-Tale Heart | Brian Desmond Hurst
  164. 1935

  165. The Black Room | Roy William Neill
  166. Bride of Frankenstein | James Whale
  167. Condemned to Live | Frank Strayer
  168. The Crime of Dr. Crespi | John H. Auer
  169. Mad Love | Karl Freund
  170. Mark of the Vampire | Tod Browning
  171. Ouanga | George Terwilliger
  172. The Raven | Lew Landers, Louis Friedlander
  173. The Student of Prague | Arthur Robison
  174. Werewolf of London | Stuart Walker
  175. 1936

  176. The Devil-Doll | Tod Browning
  177. Dracula's Daughter | Lambert Hillyer
  178. The Ferryboat Woman Maria | Frank Wisbar
  179. The Golem | Julien Duvivier
  180. The Invisible Ray | Lambert Hillyer
  181. The Macabre Trunk | Miguel Zacarias
  182. The Man Who Changed His Mind | Robert Stevenson
  183. Revolt of the Zombies | Victor Halperin
  184. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street | George King
  185. The Walking Dead | Michael Curtiz
  186. 1938

  187. I Accuse | Abel Gance

  188. 1939

  189. Buried Alive | Victor Halperin
  190. The Cat and the Canary | Elliott Nugent
  191. The Dark Eyes of London | Walter Summers
  192. The Devil's Daughter | Arthur H. Leonard
  193. The Face at the Window | George King
  194. The Gorilla | Allan Dwan
  195. The Macabre Legacy | José Bohr
  196. The Man They Could Not Hang | Nick Grinde
  197. The Return of Dr. X | Vincent Sherman
  198. Son of Frankenstein | Rowland V. Lee
  199. Torture Ship | Victor Halperin
  200. 1940

  201. The Ape | William Nigh
  202. Before I Hang | Nick Grinde
  203. Black Friday | Arthur Lubin
  204. Chamber of Horrors | Norman Lee
  205. The Devil Bat | Jean Yarbrough
  206. The Door with Seven Locks | Norman Lee
  207. Dr. Cyclops | Ernest B. Schoedsack
  208. The Ghost Breakers | George Marshall
  209. The Invisible Man Returns | Joe May
  210. The Mummy's Hand | William Christy Cabanne
  211. Son of Ingagi | Richard Kahn
  212. You'll Find Out | David Butler
  213. 1941

  214. The Black Cat | Albert Rogell
  215. The Devil Commands | Edward Dmytryk
  216. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Victor Fleming
  217. Horror Island | George Waggner
  218. Invisible Ghost | Joseph H. Lewis
  219. King of the Zombies | Jean Yarbrough
  220. The Mad Doctor of Market Street | Joseph H. Lewis
  221. Man Made Monster | George Waggner
  222. The Monster and the Girl | Stuart Heisler
  223. Spooks Run Wild | Phil Rosen
  224. The Wolf Man | George Waggner
  225. 1942

  226. The Boogie Man Will Get You | Lew Landers
  227. Cat People | Jacques Tourneur
  228. The Corpse Vanishes | Wallace W. Fox
  229. Dr. Renault's Secret | Harry Lachman
  230. The Ghost of Frankenstein | Erle C. Kenton
  231. The Mad Monster | Sam Newfield
  232. The Mummy's Tomb | Harold Young
  233. Night Monster | Ford I. Beebe
  234. The Undying Monster | John Brahm
  235. 1943

  236. The Ape Man | William Beaudine
  237. Captive Wild Woman | Edward Dmytryk
  238. Carnival of Sinners | Maurice Tourneur
  239. Dead Men Walk | Sam Newfield
  240. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man | Roy William Neill
  241. I Walked with a Zombie | Jacques Tourneur
  242. Lady of Burlesque | William A. Wellman
  243. The Leopard Man | Jacques Tourneur
  244. The Mad Ghoul | James Hogan
  245. The Mysterious Doctor | Ben Stoloff
  246. Phantom of the Opera | Arthur Lubin
  247. Revenge of the Zombies | Steve Sekely
  248. The Seventh Victim | Mark Robson
  249. Son of Dracula | Robert Siodmak
  250. 1944

  251. Bluebeard | Edgar G. Ulmer
  252. The Climax | George Waggner
  253. Crazy Knights | William Beaudine
  254. Cry of the Werewolf | Henry Levin
  255. The Ghost Catchers | Edward F. Cline
  256. House of Frankenstein | Erle C. Kenton
  257. The Invisible Man's Revenge | Ford Beebe
  258. Jungle Woman | Reginald Le Borg
  259. The Lady and the Monster | George Sherman
  260. The Lodger | John Brahm
  261. The Man in Half Moon Street | Ralph Murphy
  262. The Monster Maker | Sam Newfield
  263. The Mummy's Curse | Leslie Goodwins
  264. The Mummy's Ghost | Reginald Le Borg
  265. Return of the Ape Man | Phil Rosen
  266. The Return of the Vampire | Lew Landers
  267. The Tower of the Seven Hunchbacks | Edgar Neville
  268. The Uninvited | Lewis Allen
  269. Voodoo Man | William Beaudine
  270. Weird Woman | Reginald Le Borg
  271. 1945

  272. The Body Snatcher | Robert Wise
  273. Dead of Night | Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
  274. Fog Island | Terry O. Morse
  275. Hangover Square | John Brahm
  276. House of Dracula | Erle C. Kenton
  277. Isle of the Dead | Mark Robson
  278. Jungle Captive | Harold Young
  279. The Picture of Dorian Gray | Albert Lewin
  280. Strange Confession | John Hoffman
  281. The Vampire's Ghost | Lesley Selander
  282. The Woman Who Came Back | Walter Colmes
  283. Zombies on Broadway | Gordon M. Douglas
  284. 1946

  285. Bedlam | Mark Robson
  286. The Beast with Five Fingers | Robert Florey
  287. The Brute Man | Jean Yarbrough
  288. The Cat Creeps | Erle C. Kenton
  289. The Catman of Paris | Lesley Selander
  290. Dead of Night | Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
  291. The Devil Bat's Daughter | Frank Wisbar
  292. Devil Monster | S. Edwin Graham
  293. The Face of Marble | William Beaudine
  294. The Flying Serpent | Sherman Scott
  295. House of Horrors | Jean Yarbrough
  296. The Mask of Diijon | Lew Landers
  297. She-Wolf of London | Jean Yarbrough
  298. The Spider Woman Strikes Back | Arthur Lubin
  299. Strangler of the Swamp | Frank Wisbar
  300. Valley of the Zombies | Philip Ford
  301. 1947

  302. The Beast with Five Fingers | Robert Florey
  303. The Ghost of Rashmon Hall (orig. The Night Comes Too Soon) | Denis Kavanagh
  304. The Headless Woman(orig. Una mujer sin cabeza) | Luis César Amadori
  305. The Inheritance | Charles Frank
  306. La herencia de la Llorona | Mauricio Magdaleno
  307. ...och efter skymning kommer mörker | Rune Hagberg
  308. Sanbon yubi no otoko | Sadatsugu Matsuda
  309. Scared to Death | Christy Cabanne
  310. Spuk im Schloß | Hans H. Zerlett
  311. Things Happen at Night | Francis Searle
  312. 1948

  313. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein | Charles Barton
  314. The Amazing Mr. X | Bernard Vorhaus
  315. Castle Sinister | Oscar Burn
  316. The Creeper | Jean Yarbrough
  317. Daughter of Darkness | Lance Comfort
  318. The Greed of William Hart | Oswald Mitchell
  319. Horror Maniacs | Oswald Mitchell
  320. House of Darkness | Oswald Mitchell
  321. The Monkey's Paw | Norman Lee
  322. Unknown Island | Jack Bernhard
  323. 1949

  324. The Fall of the House of Usher | Ivan Barnett
  325. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow | Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney
  326. Mahal | Kamal Amrohi
  327. New Version of the Ghost of Yotsuya | Keisuke Kinoshita
  328. The Queen of Spades | Thorold Dickinson
  329. Unusual Tales | Jean Faurez
  330. The Yotsuda Phantom(orig. Yotsuya kaidan) | Keisuke Kinoshita
  331. Yotsuya kaidan, Part II | Keisuke Kinoshita
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A (far from) comprehensive list of every horror film ever made. Highlighted selections are films I Own. Numbered selections are films I've seen. (In Progress.)