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List of the best Lon Chaney, Jr. movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Lon Chaney, Jr.'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 Lon Chaney, Jr. movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Lon Chaney, Jr. movies will be at the top of the list. Lon Chaney, Jr. has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Lon Chaney, Jr. movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Lon Chaney, Jr. films to end the squabble once and for all.

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Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Lon Chaney The Wolf Man is a 1941 American drama horror film written by Curt Siodmak and produced and directed by George Waggner. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as a werewolf named "The Wolf Man" ...more

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Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, released in 1943, is an American monster horror film produced by Universal Studios starring Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolf Man and Bela Lugosi as Frankenstein's ...more

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Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, or Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein —although the film is usually referred to as simply Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein—is a 1948 ...more

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Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Jr. Of Mice and Men is a 1939 drama film based on the 1937 play based on the novella of the same title by American author John Steinbeck. It stars Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Lon Chaney, Jr., ...more

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Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr. House of Frankenstein is an American monster horror film starring Boris Karloff and Lon Chaney, Jr., directed by Erle C. Kenton, written by Curt Siodmak, and produced in 1944 by Universal ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine Son of Dracula is a 1943 American horror film directed by Robert Siodmak – his first film for Universal studios – with a screenplay based on an original story by his brother Curt. The film stars ...more

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Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Ghost of Frankenstein, is an American monster horror film released in 1942. The movie is the fourth in a series of films produced by Universal Studios based upon characters in Mary Shelley's ...more

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Grace Kelly, Gary Cooper, Lee Van Cleef High Noon is a 1952 American Western film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper. In nearly real time, the film tells the story of a town marshal forced to face a gang of killers by ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Elyse Knox The Mummy's Tomb is the 1942 horror film sequel to The Mummy's Hand. Lon Chaney, Jr. disliked the role of Kharis the mummy. Make-up artist Jack Pierce spent up to eight hours to wrap Chaney. A ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine House of Dracula is an American horror film released by Universal Pictures Company in 1945. It was a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein and continued the theme of combining Universal's three ...more

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Vincent Price, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Haunted Palace is a 1963 horror film released by American International Pictures, starring Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., and Debra Paget in a story about a village held in the grip of a ...more

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Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Mummy's Curse is the 1944 horror film follow-up to The Mummy's Ghost. This film marks Lon Chaney, Jr.'s final appearance as Kharis, the Egyptian mummy. The Universal Mummy series boasts of a ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine The Mummy's Ghost is the 1944 Universal Pictures sequel to The Mummy's Tomb. Lon Chaney, Jr. again takes on the role of Kharis the mummy.

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Max Showalter Indestructible Man is an American black-and-white science fiction film, an original screenplay by Vy Russell and Sue Dwiggins for producer-director Jack Pollexfen and starring Lon Chaney, Jr.. ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Jean Parker Dead Man's Eyes is a 1944 Inner Sanctum mystery film directed by Reginald Le Borg, and starring Lon Chaney, Jr. and Jean Parker. The film was distributed by Universal Pictures. The "Inner ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Sid Haig Spider Baby is a 1968 black comedy horror film, written and directed by Jack Hill. It stars Lon Chaney, Jr. as Bruno, the chauffeur and caretaker of three orphaned siblings who suffer from ...more

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Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Black Castle is a mystery film, released by Universal-International in 1952. It was produced by William Alland, who would have better success two years later with Creature from the Black ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Jim Davis .... Dracula vs. Frankenstein is a 1971 United States horror film directed by Al Adamson. It was theatrically released as Blood of Frankenstein in the UK, and was retitled Revenge of Dracula on ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Evelyn Ankers The Frozen Ghost is a mystery film starring Lon Chaney, Jr. and Evelyn Ankers, and directed by Harold Young. It is the fourth of the six "Inner Sanctum" mystery films.

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Evelyn Ankers Weird Woman is an Inner Sanctum mystery and horror film directed by Reginald Le Borg, and starring Lon Chaney, Jr., Anne Gwynne, and Evelyn Ankers. The "Inner Sanctum" franchise ...more

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Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Lon Chaney The Defiant Ones is a 1958 black and white film which tells the story of two escaped prisoners, one white and one black, who are shackled together and who must co-operate in order to survive. It ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., J. Carrol Naish Calling Dr. Death is the first of the Universal Pictures Inner Sanctum mystery films. The "Inner Sanctum" franchise originated with a popular radio series and all of the films star Lon ...more

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Witchcraft Lon Chaney, Jr., Marianne Stone Witchcraft is a 1964 British black and white horror film. It was directed by Don Sharp from a script by Harry Spalding. It stars Lon Chaney Jr. in one of his last proper acting roles.

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Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone, Lon Chaney The Black Sleep is an American black-and-white horror film, scripted by John C. Higgins from a story by Gerald Drayson Adams developed for producers Aubrey Schenck and Howard W. Koch, who had a ...more

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Bill Bradley, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Alligator People is a 1959 CinemaScope science fiction horror film directed by Roy Del Ruth. It stars Beverly Garland, Bruce Bennett and Lon Chaney Jr.

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Peter Lorre, Dorothy Lamour, Lon Chaney My Favorite Brunette is a 1947 American romantic comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent and starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. Written by Edmund Beloin and Jack Rose, the film is about a baby ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Sabu Dastagir Cobra Woman is a 1944 American melodrama/adventure film of the South Seas genre, directed by Robert Siodmak. It stars Jon Hall, Sabu, Mary Nash, Lon Chaney, Jr. and, in a dual role, Maria ...more

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Carole Landis, Lon Chaney, Jr. One Million B.C. is a 1940 American fantasy film produced by Hal Roach Studios and released by United Artists. It is also known by the titles Cave Man, Man and His Mate, and Tumak. The film ...more

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Gary Cooper, Alan Hale, Jr. Springfield Rifle is a western film, directed by André de Toth and released by Warner Bros. Pictures in 1952. The film is set during the American Civil War and stars Gary Cooper, with ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Brenda Joyce Pillow of Death was the last of the Inner Sanctum mystery films. The movie stars Lon Chaney, Jr. and Brenda Joyce, was directed by Wallace Fox, and based on a story by Dwight V. Babcock. The ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., J. Carrol Naish Strange Confession is an Inner Sanctum mystery film, released by Universal Pictures and starring Lon Chaney, Jr., J. Carrol Naish and Brenda Joyce. The movie was directed by John Hoffman and was ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Germán Valdés La Casa del Terror is a 1960 Mexican monster horror/comedy film.

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Noah Beery Overland Mail is a Universal movie serial starring Lon Chaney, Jr., Noah Beery, Jr. and Noah Beery, Sr. which was subsequently edited into a film version called The Indian Raiders in 1956.

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Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Lon Chaney "Set in the historical Riel rebellion, a Texas Ranger helps the Mounties so he can capture a murderer; but the Mountie gets the woman. In 1885 Dan Duroc (Akim Tamiroff) and Jacques Corbeau ...more

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Battles of Chief Pontiac Lon Chaney, Jr., Lex Barker Battles of Chief Pontiac is a 1952 film directed by Felix E. Feist.

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Bob Hope, Vincent Price, Joan Fontaine Casanova's Big Night is a comedy film starring Bob Hope and Joan Fontaine, which is a spoof of swashbuckling historical adventure films. It was directed by Norman Z. McLeod. Hope plays a tailor ...more

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Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr. Johnny Reno is a 1966 American western film made by A.C. Lyles Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by R.G. Springsteen, produced by A.C. Lyles, with a screenplay by ...more

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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Lon Chaney Here Come The Co-Eds is a 1945 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello.

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16 Fathoms Deep Lloyd Bridges, Lon Chaney, Jr.

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Ralph Brown The Devil's Messenger is a 1961 anthology horror film starring Lon Chaney Jr. In this feature version of the 1959 Swedish TV series 13 Demon Street, a 50,000-year-old woman is found frozen in an ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Germán Valdés Face of the Screaming Werewolf is a 1964 horror film created by film maker Jerry Warren.

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Cesar Romero, Lon Chaney, Jr. Frontier Marshal is a 1939 western film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Randolph Scott as Wyatt Earp. The movie is the second film produced by Sol M. Wurtzel based on Stuart N. Lake's ...more

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Barbara Hale, Lon Chaney, Jr. Buckskin is a western film, released by Paramount Pictures, released on a low budget and starring an all-star cast. The main stars were Barry Sullivan and Joan Caulfield. Lon Chaney Jr. plays ...more

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Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney, Jr. Bride of the Gorilla is a 1951 horror B-movie film directed by Curt Siodmak and starring Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Jr. and Barbara Payton.

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Monte Blue Undersea Kingdom is a Republic Pictures film serial released in response to Universal's Flash Gordon. It was the second of the sixty-six serials made by Republic. In 1966 scenes from the serial ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Philip Ahn A Scream in the Night is a 1934 American film directed by Fred C. Newmeyer.

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Big House, U.S.A. Charles Bronson, Lon Chaney, Jr. Big House, U.S.A. is a 1955 film directed by Howard W. Koch.

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Apache Uprising DeForest Kelley, Lon Chaney, Jr. Apache Uprising is a 1965 western film written by Max Lamb and Harry Sanford and directed by R.G. Springsteen.

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Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Lon Chaney The Old Corral is a 1936 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, and Irene Manning. Based on a story by Bernard McConville, the film is about a ...more

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Lon Chaney, Jr., Randolph Scott Albuquerque is a 1948 American Western directed by Ray Enright and starring Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, George "Gabby" Hayes, and Lon Chaney, Jr.. Based on the novel Dead Freight ...more