Scary Movies The Best Horror Movies of 1965  

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List of the best 1965 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 1965, 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.

Examples of movies on this list include The Nanny and I Saw What You Did. This isn't necessarily a list of all horror movies from 1965, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Nightmare Castle Barbara Steele, William Campbell, Paul Muller - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Monster a Go-Go Margo, June Travis, Henry Hite

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Fanatic Donald Sutherland, Stefanie Powers, Tallulah Bankhead

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The Eye Creatures John Ashley, Larry Tanner, Chet Davis

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The Nanny Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Pamela Franklin

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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland, Peter Cushing

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Il mostro di Venezia Anita Todesco, Luigi Martocci, Antonio Grossi

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Terror-Creatures From The Grave (1965) Barbara Steele, Luciano Pigozzi, Riccardo Garrone

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The Virgin of Nuremberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
The Virgin of Nuremberg Christopher Lee, Rossana Podestà, Consalvo Dell'Arti

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Die, Monster, Die! Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Patrick Magee

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She Christopher Lee, Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing

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Lady Morgan's Vengeance Paul Muller, Gordon Mitchell, Erika Blanc

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The Night Caller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
The Night Caller

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A Study in Terror Judi Dench, Barbara Windsor, Anthony Quayle

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The Seventh Grave is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
The Seventh Grave Nando Angelini

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Wild, Wild Planet Franco Nero, Massimo Serato, Enzo Fiermonte

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Horror Of Darkness Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Alfred Lynch

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Santo vs. The Diabolical Hatchet Lorena Velázquez, Fernando Osés, Mario Zebadua

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Tomb of Torture Adriano Micantoni, Marco Mariani, Antonio Boccaci - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Cave of the Living Dead Wolfgang Preiss, Adrian Hoven, Carl Möhner - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Catacombs Gary Merrill, Frederick Piper, Jane Merrow

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The Skull Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough

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Planet of the Vampires Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ivan Rassimov

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Orgy of the Dead Cara Fawn, The Amazing Criswell, Nadejda Klein

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I Saw What You Did Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson

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Dark Heaven Pensri Poomchoosri, Poonsawat Teemakorn, Sutape Wongkamheng

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Monsters Crash the Pajama Party Vic McGee, Pauline Hillkurt, Clara Nadel

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Incubus William Shatner, Eloise Hardt, Allyson Ames

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Curse of the Voodoo Dennis Price, Michael Nightingale, Louis Mahoney

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Devils of Darkness Eddie Byrne, Rona Anderson, Tracy Reed

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Two on a Guillotine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
Two on a Guillotine Cesar Romero, Connie Stevens, Dean Jones

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The Beach Girls and the Monster Jon Hall, Walker Edmiston, Read Morgan

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Los Cuervos están de luto Silvia Pinal, Lilia Prado, Enrique Álvarez Félix

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Creature of the Walking Dead Katherine Victor, Bruno Vesota, Ann Wells

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House of the Black Death is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
House of the Black Death Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine

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Demonio azul

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Color Me Blood Red Scott H. Hall, Elyn Warner, Candi Conder

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Frankenstein Conquers the World Nick Adams, Takashi Shimura, Kumi Mizuno

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Curse of the Fly Brian Donlevy, Burt Kwouk, George Baker

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Fists in the Pocket is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
Fists in the Pocket Lou Castel, Paola Pitagora, Marino Masé

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Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster Marilyn Hanold, James Karen, Lou Cutell

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The Wizard of Mars John Carradine, Vic McGee, Jerry Rannow

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The Face of Fu Manchu Christopher Lee, Nigel Green, Tsai Chin

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Rider of the Skulls is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Horror Movies of 1965
Rider of the Skulls

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Space Probe Taurus Francine York

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Star Pilot Gordon Mitchell, Alfio Caltabiano, Mirella Pamphill

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A Devilish Homicide Namkoong Won, Do Kum-bong, Lee Ye-chun

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Dark Intruder Leslie Nielsen, Werner Klemperer, Richard Venture

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Bloody Pit of Horror Mickey Hargitay, Femi Benussi, Alfredo Rizzo