Graveyard Shift The Best Horror Movies of 1962  

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List of the best 1962 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 1962, 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 Carnival of Souls to The Brain That Wouldn't Die and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1962, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Reza Badiyi, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss

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Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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Kathleen Byron, Peter Wyngarde, Colin Gordon

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Michael Gough, Herbert Lom, Miles Malleson

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Jesús Franco, Howard Vernon, Félix Dafauce

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Vincent Price, Michael Pate, Morris Ankrum

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Ray Milland, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone

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2 1
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Howard Keel, Carole Ann Ford, Mervyn Johns

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The Blood of Nostradamus Julio Alemán, Eric del Castillo, Domingo Soler

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3 3
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The Terror of Doctor Mabuse

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3 3
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Marilyn Hanold, Eddie Carmel, Jason Evers

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1 1
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Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing, Patrick Allen

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1 1
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Joachim Fuchsberger

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1 1
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The Witch's Mirror Armando Calvo, Dina de Marco, Isabela Corona

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0 0
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Vampire and the Ballerina Hélène Rémy, Walter Brandi, Tina Gloriani

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Hands of a Stranger Sally Kellerman, Irish McCalla, Barry Gordon

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Curt Lowens, Maurice Marsac, Luciano Pigozzi

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3 4
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Richard Kiel, Arch Hall, Sr.

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2 3
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Constance Ford, Glynis Johns, J. Pat O'Malley

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1 2
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Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli

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1 2
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Neutron vs. the Death Robots Claudio Brook, Jack Taylor, Armando Silvestre

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0 1
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Jane Hylton, Peter Dyneley, Jerry Ito

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0 1
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Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Miles Malleson

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0 1
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Dungeon of Harrow Lee Morgan, Eunice Grey, Russ Harvey

27
0 1
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Tom Thumb and Little Red Riding Hood Ofelia Guilmáin, José Elías Moreno, Manuel Valdés

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2 4
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Hand of Death John Agar

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1 3
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Nostradamus, the Genie of Darkness Jack Taylor, Julio Alemán, Domingo Soler

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0 2
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The Invisible Dr. Mabuse

31
0 2
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Howard Vernon, Manuel Alexandre, Fernando Delgado

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0 2
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The Couch

33
0 2
Terror of the Bloodhunters is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1962
Terror of the Bloodhunters Robert Clarke

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0 2
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The Burning Court Jean-Claude Brialy, Édith Scob, Nadja Tiller

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2 5
Santo vs. las Mujeres Vampiro is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1962
Santo vs. las Mujeres Vampiro Santo, Claudio Brook, Jaime Fernández

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1 4
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Badai-Selatan W.D. Mochtar, Sukarno M. Noor, Ida Nursanti

37
1 4
Nostradamus and the Monster De... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1962
Nostradamus and the Monster Demolisher Jack Taylor, Julio Alemán, Domingo Soler

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1 4
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Devil's Partner Edgar Buchanan, Ed Nelson, Richard Crane