1940s Horror Movies

Here's a list of horror movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities

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1945
A hedonist receives a painting of himself that appears to change over time.
1945
The guests of an architect take turns telling supernatural tales.
1941
A man bitten by a wolf fears he might turn into one.
1943
A vampire manipulates a woman into marrying him.
1944
A scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter a vampire, a werewolf and a revenant.
1944
A scientist renders an avenging outlaw invisible using a secret formula.
1945
A werewolf and a vampire seek help from a scientist they believe can cure their respective affliction.
1948
Two freight handlers encounter a vampire and a revenant.
1943
A disfigured violinist haunts an opera house.
1944
A child befriends an aging reclusive actress.
1942
A woman fears she will turn into a cat person if she gets sexually aroused.
1942
A son of scientists attempts brain transplant on a revenant.
1943
A werewolf travels to find a man who can lift his curse.
1940
A resuscitated mummy hunts down a sacred tomb’s recent trespassers.
1944
An irrigation project unearths an ancient living mummy.
1949
A man who becomes psychic when his teeth hurt is kidnapped by a scientist who wants to exploit his ability.
1946
A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that she unconsciously kills people in her sleep.
1942
A high priest travels to America to avenge a mummy whose tomb was desecrated.
1944
An Egyptian high priest is sent to America to find and bring back two mummies.
1944
A young woman raised by gypsies hides a secret which she will do anything to protect.

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