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List of Horror Movies – Forties (1940 – 1949)

The Ape
Before I Hang
Black Friday
The Devil Bat
The Door with Seven Locks
Dr. Cyclops
The Invisible Man Returns
The Mummy’s Hand
You’ll Find Out

The Black Cat
The Devil Commands
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Invisible Ghost
King of the Zombies
The Mad Doctor of Market Street
Man Made Monster
The Monster and the Girl
Spooks Run Wild
The Wolf Man

The Boogie Man Will Get You
Cat People
The Corpse Vanishes
Dr. Renault’s Secret
The Ghost of Frankenstein
The Mad Monster
The Mummy’s Tomb
Night Monster
The Undying Monster

The Ape Man
Captive Wild Woman
Carnival of Sinners
Dead Men Walk
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
I Walked with a Zombie
The Mad Ghoul
Revenge of the Zombies
The Seventh Victim
Son of Dracula

The Climax
Cry of the Werewolf
House of Frankenstein
Jungle Woman
The Lady and the Monster
The Monster Maker
The Mummy’s Curse
The Mummy’s Ghost
The Return of the Vampire
The Uninvited
Voodoo Devil Drums
Voodoo Man
Weird Woman

The Body Snatcher
Dead of Night
House of Dracula
Isle of the Dead
Jungle Captive
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Vampire’s Ghost
Zombies on Broadway

The Beast with Five Fingers
The Cat Creeps
The Catman of Paris
The Devil Bat’s Daughter
The Flying Serpent
House of Horrors
The Mask of Diijon
She-Wolf of London
Valley of the Zombies

Scared to Death

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The Ghost of Yotsuya


  1. I’m sure this list isn’t meant to be the end-all, be-all, but here’s some of the movies missed from 1945 – 1949, based off my research.


    Fog Island
    Pillow of Death
    Strange Confession
    The Frozen Ghost
    The Jade Mask
    The Phantom Speaks
    Woman Who Came Back


    Strangler of the Swamp
    The Brute Man
    The Curse of the Wraydons
    The Face of Marble
    The Spider Woman Strikes Back


    La herencia de la Llorona
    Uncle Silas


    Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (if horror-comedies would count)
    Castle Sinister
    Daughter of Darkness
    House of Darkness
    The Amazing Mr. X
    The Creeper
    The Greed of William Hart
    The Monkey’s Paw
    The Night Comes Too Soon
    Things Happen at Night


    Histoires extraordinaires à faire peur ou à faire rire…
    Master Minds
    The Queen of Spades

    The second half of the 40’s is certainly dire when it comes to horror, but it’s not as bad as many make it out.


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