The Best Lon Chaney, Jr. Movies

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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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  • The Wolf Man
    1
    Lon Chaney, Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy
    • Released: 1941
    • Directed by: George Waggner
  • Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
    2
    Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Bela Lugosi
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Charles Barton
  • Of Mice and Men
    3
    Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Betty Field
    • Released: 1939
    • Directed by: Lewis Milestone
  • Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
    4
    Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Ilona Massey
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Roy William Neill
  • House of Frankenstein
    5
    Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, J. Carrol Naish
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
  • High Noon
    6
    Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Katy Jurado
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Fred Zinnemann
  • The Ghost of Frankenstein
    7
    Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr.
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
  • House of Dracula
    8
    Lon Chaney, John Carradine, Onslow Stevens
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
  • Son of Dracula
    9
    Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine
    • Released: 1943
    • Directed by: Robert Siodmak, Erle C. Kenton
  • The Mummy's Tomb
    10
    Lon Chaney Jr., Elyse Knox, Dick Foran
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: Harold Young
  • The Mummy's Curse
    11
    Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr.
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Leslie Goodwins, Reginald Le Borg
  • The Haunted Palace
    12
    Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Roger Corman
  • The Mummy's Ghost
    13
    Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Robert Lowery
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
  • Weird Woman
    14
    Lon Chaney, Jr., Evelyn Ankers
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
  • Witchcraft
    15
    Lon Chaney, Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Don Sharp
  • Indestructible Man
    16
    Lon Chaney, Jr., Max Showalter
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Jack Pollexfen
  • Spider Baby
    17
    Lon Chaney, Carol Ohmart, Quinn K. Redeker
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Jack Hill
  • The Frozen Ghost
    18
    Lon Chaney, Jr., Evelyn Ankers
    • Released: 1945
    • Directed by: Harold Young
  • The Black Castle
    19
    Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr.
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Nathan H. Juran
  • Dead Man's Eyes
    20
    Lon Chaney, Jr., Jean Parker
    • Released: 1944
    • Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
  • The Defiant Ones
    21
    Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
  • The Black Sleep
    22
    Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone, Lon Chaney
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Reginald Le Borg
  • The Alligator People
    23
    Beverly Garland, George Macready, Richard Crane
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
  • My Favorite Brunette
    24
    Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre
    • Released: 1947
    • Directed by: Elliott Nugent
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein
    25
    Michael Rennie, Paul Naschy, Karin Dor
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Tulio Demicheli, Hugo Fregonese