horror The Best Horror Movies of 1942  

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List of the best 1942 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 1942, 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.

Movies include everything from Cat People to Bowery at Midnight. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1942, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Cat People Alan Napier, Simone Simon, Tom Conway

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The Corpse Vanishes Bela Lugosi, Angelo Rossitto, Joan Barclay

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The Mad Monster Glenn Strange, Ed Cassidy, Jack Cassidy

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Bowery at Midnight Bela Lugosi, Dave O'Brien, J. Farrell MacDonald - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Hidden Hand Craig Stevens, Ruth Ford, Elisabeth Fraser

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The Night Has Eyes Amy Dalby, Wilfrid Lawson, Dorothy Black

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The Man with Two Lives is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1942
The Man with Two Lives Edward Keane

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The Ghost of Frankenstein Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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The Strange Case of Doctor Rx is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1942
The Strange Case of Doctor Rx Shemp Howard, Lionel Atwill, Patric Knowles

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Night Monster Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Irene Hervey

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The Undying Monster Heather Angel, Halliwell Hobbes, John Brahm

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Dr. Renault's Secret J. Carrol Naish, George Zucco, Shepperd Strudwick

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The Mad Doctor of Market Street Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Nat Pendleton

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The Boogie Man Will Get You Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes

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The Living Ghost James Dunn, J. Farrell MacDonald, Norman Willis - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Mummy's Tomb Lon Chaney, Jr., Elyse Knox