Scary Movies 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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Carnival of Souls Reza Badiyi, Herk Harvey, Candace Hilligoss

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Robert Aldrich

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The Phantom of the Opera Michael Gough, Herbert Lom, Miles Malleson

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Tales of Terror Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone

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Night of the Eagle Kathleen Byron, Peter Wyngarde, Colin Gordon

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The Awful Dr. Orloff Jesús Franco, Howard Vernon, Félix Dafauce

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Tower of London Vincent Price, Michael Pate, Morris Ankrum

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The Premature Burial Ray Milland, Dick Miller, Alan Napier

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

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The Brain That Wouldn't Die Marilyn Hanold, Eddie Carmel, Jason Evers

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The Day of the Triffids Howard Keel, Carole Ann Ford, Mervyn Johns

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The Inn on the River Joachim Fuchsberger

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

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

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

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Werewolf in a Girls’ Dormitory Curt Lowens, Maurice Marsac, Luciano Pigozzi

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Eegah Richard Kiel, Arch Hall, Sr.

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The Horrible Dr. Hichcock Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli

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

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The Manster Jane Hylton, Peter Dyneley, Jerry Ito

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

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The Brain Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Miles Malleson

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Dungeon of Harrow Lee Morgan, Eunice Grey, Russ Harvey

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Captain Clegg Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing, Patrick Allen

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Hand of Death John Agar

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The Cabinet of Caligari Constance Ford, Glynis Johns, J. Pat O'Malley

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

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Terror of the Bloodhunters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1962

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

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The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus Howard Vernon, Manuel Alexandre, Fernando Delgado

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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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Nostradamus and the Monster De... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1962
Nostradamus and the Monster Demolisher Jack Taylor, Julio Alemán, Domingo Soler

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

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