My Boris Karloff Collectionby Rainey-Dawn | created - 25 Oct 2015 | updated - 11 Feb 2017 | Public
Boris Karloff films in my collection
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1. The Walking Dead (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.
Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics. One of Karloff's best movies ever!
2. Frankenstein (1931)
Passed | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.
Universal Classic Monsters Collection. Top-notch Gothic Horror.
3. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
Votes: 40,432 | Gross: $4.36M
Universal Classic Monsters Collection. Fantastic.
4. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Universal Classic Monsters Collection. Great film.
5. House of Frankenstein (1944)
Passed | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
Universal Classic Monsters Collection. I really enjoyed this one.
6. Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
Unrated | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics. A neat and fun Frankenstein film.
7. The Mummy (1932)
Approved | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror
A resurrected Egyptian mummy stalks a beautiful woman he believes to be the reincarnation of his lover and bride.
Universal Classic Monsters Collection. The best mummy film ever made.
8. The Black Castle (1952)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.
Boris Karloff Franchise Collection. Awesome Gothic horror!
9. The Climax (1944)
Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Music, Thriller
A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.
Boris Karloff Franchise Collection. Good movie and it still makes a great companion film for "Phantom of the Opera".
10. The Strange Door (1951)
Approved | 81 min | Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller
Noble-born cad Denis (Stapley) has been tricked into a forced stay at the eerie manor of the Sire de Maletroit (Laughton), an evil madman who can't get over the death of his beloved, twenty... See full summary »
Boris Karloff Franchise Collection. A worth while film... really good.
11. Night Key (1937)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Thriller
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.
Boris Karloff Franchise Collection. Even better than I guessed it would be.
12. Tower of London (1939)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, History
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, then occupied by his brother King ... See full summary »
Boris Karloff Franchise Collection. Outstanding movie.
13. Bedlam (1946)
Approved | 79 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum (Bedlam). Encouraged by the Quaker Hannay, she tries... See full summary »
Karloff Double Feature. A creepy Gothic classic.
14. Isle of the Dead (1945)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people, a superstitious old peasant woman, suspects ... See full summary »
Karloff Double Feature. An underrated gem - great movie.
15. The Invisible Ray (1936)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.
The Bela Lugosi Franchise Collection. A neat sci-fi flick.
16. Black Friday (1940)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
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.
The Bela Lugosi Franchise Collection. Better than I expected.
17. The Black Cat (1934)
Not Rated | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror
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.
Votes: 8,635 | Gross: $0.51M
The Bela Lugosi Franchise Collection. One of the best horror films ever made.
18. The Body Snatcher (1945)
Approved | 78 min | Horror, Thriller
A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers.
Horror Double Feature. An awesome Gothic horror film.
19. The Raven (1935)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Horror
A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.
The Bela Lugosi Franchise Collection. A great thrilling classic.
20. The Raven (1963)
G | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help.
Vincent Price 5-Films Limited Series Collection. Super fun film.
21. The Black Room (1935)
Unrated | 68 min | Crime, Horror
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.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. A super eerie Gothic classic.
22. The Old Dark House (1932)
Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.
Votes: 8,205 | Gross: $0.03M
Single Film. -- One of the creepiest films I've ever seen.
23. The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Unrated | 64 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. I really enjoyed this movie
24. Before I Hang (1940)
Passed | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. I love this film.
25. The Man with Nine Lives (1940)
Approved | 74 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
A medical researcher visits the deserted home of a pioneer in cryogenic science who disappeared 10 years earlier and finds him frozen in ice but still alive.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. Wonderful film.
26. The Devil Commands (1941)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientist becomes obsessed with the idea of communicating with his dead wife.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. Strange sci-fi classic.
27. The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Horror
A young divorcee tries to convert a historic house into a hotel despite its oddball inhabitants and dead bodies in the cellar.
Boris Karloff 6-Movies Collection. Cute movie - funny!
28. The Ape (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Horror
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. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »
50-Horror Classics. An underrated sci-fi film. I enjoyed it.
29. The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
G | 68 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan before the sinister Fu Manchu does.
Legends of Horror Double Feature. A good film.
30. Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)
Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers a international spy ring hoping to steal... See full summary »
Mystery 50 Movie Pack. Another Good Mr. Wong Film.
31. The Mystery of Mr. Wong (1939)
Approved | 68 min | Mystery
Detective tries to solve the murder of antiques collector who was in possession of a famous jewel known as "The Eye of the Daugther of The Moon."
Dark Crimes 50 Movie Set. This is one of the better mystery films where Boris Karloff stars as Mr. Wong.
32. The Fatal Hour (1940)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
50-Horror Classics. A good little crime film.
33. The Terror (1963)
TV-PG | 81 min | Horror, Thriller
A young officer in Napoleon's Army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.
50-Horror Classics, Midnight Movie Madness 50-Pack & Boris Karloff Horror Collection. Great movie - even though it had a few directors.
34. Doomed to Die (1940)
Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Mr. Wong and a girl reporter investigate a shipping magnate's murder.
50-Horror Classics. Good. Worth watching.
35. You'll Find Out (1940)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her.
Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics. Funny!
36. The Island Monster (1954)
Approved | 87 min | Crime, Thriller
An Italian government agent is assigned to break up a drug smuggling ring on the island of Ischia but his daughter is kidnapped by the gang.
Drive-in 50-pack collection, Legends of Horror 50 Movie Pack & Boris Karloff Horror Collection. "The Island Monster". Watch this one ONLY for Boris Karloff. It's not a good film but Karloff is great as always.
37. Black Sabbath (1963)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a vampire-like monster who preys on his family, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.
12 Movie Horror Classics. Pretty neat anthology. The 3rd is the best with Karloff.
38. Isle of the Snake People (1971)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery
Evil scientist runs a veritable army of LSD crazed zombies.
12 Movie Horror Classics & Boris Karloff Horror Collection. Not a good film - Karloff fans only.
39. Juggernaut (1936)
64 min | Mystery
An evil doctor and the greedy wife of a rich man plot to poison him so they can get their hands on his money.
A single film. It's so-so. Not awful but not good.
40. Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947)
Approved | 65 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas.
Mystery 50 Movie Pack. Good Dick Tracy Movie.