Horror The Best Horror Movies of 1945  

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List of the best 1945 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 1945, 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.

This list has a variety of movies, like The Picture of Dorian Gray and House of Dracula, in it. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1945, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, George Sanders

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Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine

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Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns

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George Sanders, Linda Darnell, Alan Napier

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Boris Karloff, Alan Napier, Anna Lee

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Tom Webb added Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Bill Williams

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Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, George Zucco

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Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Holmes Herbert

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The Brighton Strangler June Duprez, John Loder, Rose Hobart

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Bela Lugosi, Anne Jeffreys, Sheldon Leonard

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Otto Kruger, Rondo Hatton, Amelita Ward

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Grant Withers, Emmett Vogan, Peggy Stewart

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Otto Kruger, Ruth Ford, Nancy Kelly - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Evelyn Ankers

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Ray "Crash" Corrigan, Jack Perrin, Milton Kibbee

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Frank Reicher, Mantan Moreland, Cyril Delevanti

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Killer Gorilla Raymond Burr