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The Best John Carradine Movies

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List of the best John Carradine movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Carradine's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top John Carradine movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Carradine movies will be at the top of the list. John Carradine has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Carradine movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Carradine films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Carradine role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Carradine performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films in it, from The Wizard of Mars to Blood of Dracula's Castle.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Carradine movies?" and "What are the greatest John Carradine roles of all time?"

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  • The Ten Commandments1
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    The Ten Commandments

    Charlton Heston, Vincent Price

    Released1956

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

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  • The Grapes of Wrath2
    54
    3

    The Grapes of Wrath

    Henry Fonda, John Carradine

    Released1940

    Directed byJohn Ford

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  • Stagecoach3
    50
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    Stagecoach

    John Wayne, John Carradine

    Released1939

    Directed byJohn Ford

    Stagecoach is a 1939 American Western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and...  more

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  • Bride of Frankenstein4
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    Bride of Frankenstein

    Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan

    Released1935

    Directed byJames Whale

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  • House of Dracula5
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    House of Dracula

    Lon Chaney, Jr.

    Released1945

    Directed byErle C. Kenton

    House of Dracula is an American horror film released by Universal Pictures Company in 1945. It...  more
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  • Son of Dracula6
    24
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    Son of Dracula

    Lon Chaney, Jr.

    Released1943

    Directed byRobert Siodmak, Erle C. Kenton

    Son of Dracula is a 1943 American horror film directed by Robert Siodmak – his first film for...  more
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  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance7
    20
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    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    John Wayne, James Stewart

    Released1962

    Directed byJohn Ford

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  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn8
    21
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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Buster Keaton, Archie Moore

    Released1960

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a 1960 American film directed by Michael Curtiz. Based...  more
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)9

    Released1972

    Directed byWoody Allen

    This film is a comedy film that is Woody Allen's fourth film as director. It consists of a...  more

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  • House of the Long Shadows10
    16
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    House of the Long Shadows

    Christopher Lee, Vincent Price

    Released1983

    Directed byPete Walker

    House of the Long Shadows is a 1983 horror-parody film directed by Pete Walker. It is notable...  more
  • Captain Kidd11
    17
    6

    Captain Kidd

    Charles Laughton, John Carradine

    Released1945

    Directed byRowland V. Lee

    Captain Kidd is a 1945 adventure film starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara...  more
  • The Sentinel12
    14
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    The Sentinel

    Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1977

    Directed byMichael Winner

    The Sentinel is a 1977 American horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Cristina...  more

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  • Drums Along the Mohawk13
    16
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    Drums Along the Mohawk

    Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert

    Released1939

    Directed byJohn Ford

    Drums Along the Mohawk is a 1939 historical Technicolor film based upon a 1936 novel of the...  more

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  • Blood and Sand14
    16
    7

    Blood and Sand

    Rita Hayworth, Anthony Quinn

    Released1941

    Directed byRouben Mamoulian

    Blood and Sand is a Technicolor film produced by 20th Century Fox, directed by Rouben...  more
  • The Return of Frank James15
    16
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    The Return of Frank James

    Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney

    Released1940

    Directed byFritz Lang

    The Return of Frank James is a 1940 western film directed by Fritz Lang and starring Henry...  more
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  • Casanova's Big Night16
    17
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    Casanova's Big Night

    Bob Hope, Vincent Price

    Released1954

    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    Casanova's Big Night is a comedy film starring Bob Hope and Joan Fontaine, which is a spoof of...  more
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  • Female Jungle17
    10
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    Female Jungle

    Jayne Mansfield, John Carradine

    Released1954

    Directed byBruno Vesota

    Female Jungle is a 1955 black-and-white film noir directed by Bruno VeSota, featuring Lawrence...  more
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  • The Monster Club18
    10
    2

    The Monster Club

    Vincent Price, Britt Ekland

    Released1981

    Directed byRoy Ward Baker

    The Monster Club is a 1980 British horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Vincent...  more
  • The Patsy19
    10
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    The Patsy

    Jerry Lewis, Peter Lorre

    Released1964

    Directed byJerry Lewis

    The Patsy is a 1964 American film directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. It was released on...  more
  • Captains Courageous20
    13
    5

    Captains Courageous

    Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy

    Released1937

    Directed byVictor Fleming

    Captains Courageous is a 1937 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer adventure film. Based on the novel by...  more
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  • The Hound of the Baskervilles21
    13
    6

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    Basil Rathbone, John Carradine

    Released1939

    Directed bySidney Lanfield

    The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1939 mystery film based on the novel The Hound of the...  more
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  • Mr. Moto's Last Warning22
    10
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    Mr. Moto's Last Warning

    Peter Lorre, George Sanders

    Released1939

    Directed byNorman Foster

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  • Billy the Kid Versus Dracula23
    10
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    Billy the Kid Versus Dracula

    John Carradine, Harry Carey

    Released1966

    Directed byWilliam Beaudine

    Billy the Kid vs. Dracula is a 1966 American low-budget horror/western film directed by...  more
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  • The Ice Pirates24
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    The Ice Pirates

    Anjelica Huston, Ron Perlman

    Released1984

    Directed byStewart Raffill

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  • Mary of Scotland25
    18
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    Mary of Scotland

    Katharine Hepburn, Fredric March

    Released1936

    Directed byLeslie Goodwins, John Ford

    Mary of Scotland is a 1936 RKO film starring Katharine Hepburn as the 16th century ruler,...  more
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