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Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Frankenstein  70 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [21 Nov 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, John Boles, Mae Clarke
Plot:  An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.
Writer:  John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by), Peggy Webling (adapted from the play by), Garrett Fort (screen play), Francis Edward Faragoh (screen play), Richard Schayer (scenario editor)
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bride of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Bride of Frankenstein  75 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [06 May 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
Writer:  Mary Shelley (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by), William Hurlbut (adapted by), John L. Balderston (adapted by), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Old Dark House | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Old Dark House  72 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Horror, Thriller]  [James Whale]  [20 Oct 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Melvyn Douglas
Plot:  Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.
Writer:  J.B. Priestley (from the novel by), Benn W. Levy (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lost Patrol | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Lost Patrol  73 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, War]  [John Ford]  [16 Feb 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Reginald Denny, Victor McLaglen, Wallace Ford
Plot:  A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during World War I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screen play), Garrett Fort (adaptation), Philip MacDonald (from the story "Patrol" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lured | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lured  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Douglas Sirk]  [05 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, George Sanders, Lucille Ball
Plot:  A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers. He announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a cryptic poem. After ...
Writer:  Leo Rosten (screenplay), Jacques Companéez (from a story by), Ernst Neubach (from a story by), Simon Gantillon (from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Raven | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Raven  61 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Horror]  [Lew Landers]  [08 Jul 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Irene Ware, Lester Matthews
Plot:  A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.
Writer:  Edgar Allan Poe (poem), David Boehm (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The House of Rothschild | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The House of Rothschild  88 min,  PASSED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alfred L. Werker, Sidney Lanfield]  [07 Apr 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, George Arliss, Loretta Young, Robert Young
Plot:  The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within.
Writer:  Nunnally Johnson (screen play), George Hembert Westley (based on a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sorcerers | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Sorcerers  86 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Reeves]  [01 Nov 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Catherine Lacey, Elizabeth Ercy, Ian Ogilvy
Plot:  The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations, of his subjects. He and his wife Estelle test the technique on Mike...
Writer:  Michael Reeves (screenplay), Tom Baker (screenplay), John Burke (idea)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Mummy | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Mummy  73 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror]  [Karl Freund]  [22 Dec 1932]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Byron, Boris Karloff, David Manners, Zita Johann
Plot:  A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover.
Writer:  Nina Wilcox Putnam (from a story by), Richard Schayer (from a story by), John L. Balderston (screen play)
Language:  English, Arabic, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Targets | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Targets  90 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Peter Bogdanovich]  [15 Aug 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, James Brown, Nancy Hsueh, Tim O'Kelly
Plot:  An elderly horror film star, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theatre, confronts a psychotic Vietnam War veteran who has turned into a mass-murdering sniper.
Writer:  Peter Bogdanovich (screenplay), Polly Platt (story), Peter Bogdanovich (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Son of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Son of Frankenstein  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [13 Jan 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lionel Atwill
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Mary Shelley (suggested by the story written in 1816), Wyllis Cooper (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Sabbath | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Black Sabbath  92 min,  [Horror]  [Mario Bava]  [06 May 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Lidia Alfonsi, Mark Damon, Michèle Mercier
Plot:  Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a patriarch who has become a vampire-like monster, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.
Writer:  Anton Chekhov (freely adapted from three stories by), Aleksei Tolstoy (freely adapted from three stories by), Guy de Maupassant (freely adapted from three stories by), Marcello Fondato (screenplay), Alberto Bevilacqua (screenplay collaboration), Mario Bava (screenplay collaboration)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
The Raven | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Raven  86 min,  G,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Horror]  [Roger Corman]  [25 Jan 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price
Plot:  A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help.
Writer:  Richard Matheson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (poem)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Cat | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Black Cat  65 min,  [Adventure, Crime, Horror]  [Edgar G. Ulmer]  [07 May 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, David Manners, Julie Bishop
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Edgar Allan Poe (suggested by a story by), Peter Ruric (screenplay), Edgar G. Ulmer (story), Peter Ruric (story)
Language:  English, Latin, Hungarian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bedlam | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Bedlam  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Thriller]  [Mark Robson]  [10 May 1946]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Anna Lee, Billy House, Boris Karloff, Richard Fraser
Plot:  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...
Writer:  William Hogarth (suggested by The William Hogarth painting Bedlam Plate #8 "The Rake's Progress"), Val Lewton (screenplay), Mark Robson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty  110 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [Norman Z. McLeod]  [01 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Danny Kaye, Fay Bainter, Virginia Mayo
Plot:  A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
Writer:  Ken Englund (screen play), Everett Freeman (screen play), James Thurber (from a story by)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Body Snatcher | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Body Snatcher  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Robert Wise]  [01 Oct 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Edith Atwater, Henry Daniell
Plot:  A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers.
Writer:  Robert Louis Stevenson (short story), Philip MacDonald (written for the screen by), Val Lewton (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Isle of the Dead | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Isle of the Dead  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Mystery]  [Mark Robson]  [01 Sep 1945]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Katherine Emery, Marc Cramer
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Ardel Wray
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charlie Chan at the Opera | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Charlie Chan at the Opera  68 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Mystery, Thriller]  [H. Bruce Humberstone]  [08 Jan 1937]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charlotte Henry, Keye Luke, Warner Oland
Plot:  A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago.
Writer:  Scott Darling (screen play), Charles Belden (screen play), Bess Meredyth (from a story by), Earl Derr Biggers (based on the character created by: "Charlie Chan")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Unconquered | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Unconquered  146 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Cecil B. DeMille]  [10 Oct 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Gary Cooper, Howard Da Silva, Paulette Goddard
Plot:  Intrepid frontiersman Chris Holden foils the political and personal ambitions of renegade Martin Garth in the Ohio Valley following the French and Indian War.
Writer:  Charles Bennett (screenplay), Fredric M. Frank (screenplay), Jesse Lasky Jr. (screenplay), Neil H. Swanson (novel), Jesse Lasky Jr. (film)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Emperor's Nightingale | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Emperor's Nightingale  55 min,  [Animation, Family, Fantasy]  [Jirí Trnka, Milos Makovec]  [15 Apr 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Detsky pevecky sbor Jana Kuhna, Helena Patockova, Jaromir Sobotoa
Plot:  A Chinese emperor prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. When the Emperor is near death, a nightingale's song restores his health and teaches...
Writer:  Vítezslav Nezval (collaborator on screenplay), Hans Christian Andersen (story "Nightingale"), Jirí Brdecka, Jean Cocteau (french adaptation), Phyllis McGinley (english adaptation), Jirí Trnka
Language:  Czech    Country:  Czechoslovakia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Criminal Code | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Criminal Code  97 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Howard Hawks]  [03 Jan 1931]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Constance Cummings, Phillips Holmes, Walter Huston
Plot:  After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.
Writer:  Martin Flavin (from the stage play by), Fred Niblo Jr. (adaptation), Seton I. Miller (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff  84 min,  [Comedy, Horror, Mystery]  [Charles Barton]  [22 Aug 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott, Lenore Aubert, Lou Costello
Plot:  Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.
Writer:  Hugh Wedlock Jr. (story), Howard Snyder (story), Hugh Wedlock Jr., Howard Snyder, John Grant
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Room | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Black Room  70 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Horror]  [Roy William Neill]  [15 Jul 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Marian Marsh, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Arthur Strawn (screenplay), Henry Myers (screenplay), Arthur Strawn (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tap Roots | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Tap Roots  109 min,  [Drama, War, Western]  [George Marshall]  [25 Aug 1948]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Julie London, Susan Hayward, Van Heflin
Plot:  In 1860s Mississippi, the Dabneys, founders of the Dabney plantation in Levington, experience tragedy and turmoil when they refuse to join either side of the American Civil War.
Writer:  James Street (novel), Alan Le May, Lionel Wiggam (additional dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tower of London | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Tower of London  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [17 Nov 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara O'Neil, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Ian Hunter
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Robert N. Lee (original screen play)
Language:  English, Latin, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mad Monster Party? | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Mad Monster Party?  94 min,  UNRATED,  [Animation, Comedy, Family]  [Jules Bass]  [08 Mar 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Swift, Boris Karloff, Gale Garnett, Phyllis Diller
Plot:  When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there ...
Writer:  Len Korobkin (screenplay), Harvey Kurtzman (screenplay), Arthur Rankin Jr. (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Walking Dead | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Walking Dead  66 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Michael Curtiz]  [14 Mar 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Edmund Gwenn, Marguerite Churchill, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  After hapless pianist and ex-con John Elman is framed for murder, he is resurrected by a scientist after his execution.
Writer:  Ewart Adamson (screen play), Peter Milne (screen play), Robert Hardy Andrews (screen play), Lillie Hayward (screen play), Ewart Adamson (story), Joseph Fields (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Horror, Mystery]  [Charles Lamont]  [01 Aug 1953]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott, Craig Stevens, Lou Costello
Plot:  Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England.
Writer:  Lee Loeb (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay), Sid Fields (story), Grant Garett (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Invisible Ray | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Invisible Ray  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Lambert Hillyer]  [20 Jan 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton
Plot:  A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.
Writer:  John Colton (screenplay), Howard Higgin (original story), Douglas Hodges (original story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Castle | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Black Castle  82 min,  UNRATED,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Nathan Juran]  [15 Dec 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Richard Greene, Rita Corday, Stephen McNally
Plot:  Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.
Writer:  Jerry Sackheim (story), Jerry Sackheim (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Mystery of Mr. Wong | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Mystery of Mr. Wong  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Mystery]  [William Nigh]  [08 Mar 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Craig Reynolds, Dorothy Tree, Grant Withers
Plot:  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."
Writer:  Scott Darling (screenplay), Hugh Wiley (based on the "James Lee Wong" Series in Collier's Magazine written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Strange Door | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Strange Door  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller]  [Joseph Pevney]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Richard Wyler, Sally Forrest
Plot:  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...
Writer:  Jerry Sackheim (screenplay), Robert Louis Stevenson (story "The Sire de Maletroit's Door")
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome  65 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Rawlins]  [26 Sep 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Gwynne, Boris Karloff, Edward Ashley, Ralph Byrd
Plot:  Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas.
Writer:  Robertson White (screenplay), Eric Taylor (screenplay), William Graffis (from a story by), Robert E. Kent (from a story by), Chester Gould (based on the cartoon strip "Dick Tracy" created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Friday | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Black Friday  70 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Arthur Lubin]  [12 Apr 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anne Nagel, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Stanley Ridges
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Curt Siodmak (screenplay), Eric Taylor (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Wong, Detective | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Mr. Wong, Detective  69 min,  PASSED,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [William Nigh]  [05 Oct 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Evelyn Brent, Grant Withers, Maxine Jennings
Plot:  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...
Writer:  Houston Branch (screen play), Hugh Wiley (based on: the "James Lee Wong" series in Collier's Magazine written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Wong in Chinatown | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Mr. Wong in Chinatown  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Mystery]  [William Nigh]  [01 Aug 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon, Marjorie Reynolds
Plot:  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....
Writer:  Scott Darling (screenplay), Hugh Wiley (characters: series in Collier's Magazine)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  House of Frankenstein  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [01 Dec 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr.
Plot:  An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
Writer:  Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ghoul | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Ghoul  77 min,  [Action, Drama, Horror]  [T. Hayes Hunter]  [25 Nov 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Dorothy Hyson, Ernest Thesiger
Plot:  An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb.
Writer:  Rupert Downing (adaptation), Leonard Hines (play), Frank King (play), Roland Pertwee, John Hastings Turner
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Doomed to Die | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Doomed to Die  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [William Nigh]  [12 Aug 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Marjorie Reynolds, William Stelling
Plot:  Mr. Wong and a girl reporter investigate a shipping magnate's murder.
Writer:  Michael Jacoby (screenplay), Ralph Gilbert Bettison (adaptation), Hugh Wiley (characters from James Lee Wong stories in Collier's Magazine)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fatal Hour | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Fatal Hour  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [William Nigh]  [15 Jan 1940]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Charles Trowbridge, Grant Withers, Marjorie Reynolds
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Scott Darling (screenplay), George Waggner (adaptation), Hugh Wiley (based on the "James Lee Wong" Series in Collier's Magazine written by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Climax | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Climax  86 min,  UNRATED,  [Horror, Music, Thriller]  [George Waggner]  [20 Oct 1944]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Gale Sondergaard, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey
Plot:  A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.
Writer:  Curt Siodmak (screenplay), Lynn Starling (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (adaptation), Edward Locke (play), George Waggner (librettos)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Voodoo Island | Movie Details for Actor Boris Karloff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Voodoo Island  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Horror]  [Reginald Le Borg]  [01 Feb 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beverly Tyler, Boris Karloff, Elisha Cook Jr., Murvyn Vye
Plot:  A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn't voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes ...
Writer:  Richard H. Landau
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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