horror movies and TV The Best Horror Movies of 1939  

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List of the best 1939 horror movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. All types of scary movies are represented below, including thrillers, slashers, gore, psychological horror films and more. These are all the horror movies that defined the year 1939, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List ranges from Son of Frankenstein to The Gorilla, plus much more. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1939, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Son of Frankenstein Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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Tower of London Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone

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The Cat and the Canary Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Gale Sondergaard

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The Man They Could Not Hang Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Dick Curtis

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The Devil's Daughter Jack Carter, Nina Mae McKinney, Hamtree Harrington

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Masters of Mayhem Christopher Lee, Agnes Moorehead, Anita Louise

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The Gorilla Bela Lugosi, Anita Louise, Patsy Kelly - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Face at the Window Bill Shine, Margaret Yarde, Aubrey Mallalieu - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Torture Ship Lyle Talbot, Irving Pichel, Carleton Young

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The Dark Eyes of London Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Edmon Ryan

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El signo de la muerte is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1939
El signo de la muerte Carlos Orellana

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The Return of Doctor X Humphrey Bogart, Wayne Morris