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The Best Horror Movies of 1951  

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List of the best 1951 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 1951, 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.

The Thing and Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man are included in this list. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1951, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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James Arness, Paul Frees, George Fenneman
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Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney, Jr.
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Orson Welles, Michael Laurence, Isobel Couser
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Death Is a Number Terence Alexander
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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, William Frawley
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Tetsu no tsume Tatsuo Saito, Shozo Nanbu, Sumiko Hidaka
The Son of Dr. Jekyll is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1951
The Son of Dr. Jekyll Louis Hayward, Alexander Knox, Paul Cavanagh
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Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Allison Hayes