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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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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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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., 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., 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., 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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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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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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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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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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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., 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