1920s Horror Movies

Public list by WPS with 48 movies or TV shows/series

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| 1h 34min | Fantasy, Horror
3.9/5 (with 825 votes)

The mysterious Count Orlok summons Thomas Hutter to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. The eerie Orlok seeks to buy a house near Hutter and his wife, Ellen. After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that Ellen is in grave danger.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari(1920)

| 1h 17min | Drama, Horror, Thriller, Crime
4.0/5 (with 704 votes)

Francis, a young man, recalls in his memory the horrible experiences he and his fiancée Jane recently went through. Francis and his friend Alan visit The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, an exhibit where the mysterious doctor shows the somnambulist Cesare, and awakens him for some moments from his death-like sleep.


| 1h 56min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
4.0/5 (with 140 votes)

God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist.

A Page of Madness(1926)

1h 19min | Horror, Drama
3.8/5 (with 53 votes)

A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife.

Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa - With Masao Inoue

The Phantom Carriage(1921)

| 1h 47min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
4.0/5 (with 136 votes)

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1920)

| 1h 19min | Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
3.4/5 (with 59 votes)

A doctor's research into the roots of evil turns him into a hideous depraved fiend.


3.8/5 (with 149 votes)

Grave robbing, torture, possessed nuns, and a satanic Sabbath: Benjamin Christensen's legendary film uses a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that the witches of the Middle Ages suffered the same hysteria as turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients. But the film itself is far from serious-- instead it's a witches' brew of the scary, gross, and darkly humorous.

The Phantom of the Opera(1925)

| 1h 41min | Drama, Horror
3.6/5 (with 138 votes)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as "The Phantom" haunts Paris' opera house, where he's secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

The Unknown(1927)

3.8/5 (with 63 votes)

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

The Golem: How He Came into the World(1920)

1h 16min | Fantasy, Horror
3.5/5 (with 91 votes)

In 16th-century Prague, a rabbi creates the Golem - a giant creature made of clay. Using sorcery, he brings the creature to life in order to protect the Jews of Prague from persecution.

The Fall of the House of Usher(1928)

1h 3min | Drama, Horror
3.6/5 (with 50 votes)

A stranger called Allan goes to the House of Usher. He is the sole friend of Roderick Usher, who lives in the eerie house with his sick wife Madeleine. When she dies, Roderick does not accept her death, and in the dark night, Madeleine returns.

Directed by Jean Epstein - With Charles Lamy, Jean Debucourt, Abel Gance, Marguerite Gance, Luc Dartagnan

The Cat and the Canary(1927)

| 1h 48min | Horror, Comedy, Mystery
3.5/5 (with 27 votes)

Rich old Cyrus West's relatives are waiting for him to die so they can inherit. But he stipulates that his will be read 20 years after his death. On the appointed day his expectant heirs arrive at his brooding mansion. The will is read and it turns out that Annabelle West, the only heir with his name left, inherits, if she is deemed sane. If she isn't, the money and some diamonds go to someone else, whose name is in a sealed envelope. Before he can reveal the identity of her successor to Annabelle, Mr. Crosby, the lawyer, disappears. The first in a series of mysterious events, some of which point to Annabelle in fact being unstable.

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The Penalty(1920)

| 1h 30min | Crime, Drama, Horror
3.5/5 (with 21 votes)

Blizzard, deranged from a childhood operation in which both his legs were needlessly amputated after an accident, becomes a vicious criminal, and eventually mob leader of the San Francisco underworld.

The Monster(1925)

2.9/5 (with 7 votes)

A general store clerk and aspiring detective investigates a mysterious disappearance that took place quite close to an empty insane asylum.

Wolf Blood(1925)

1h 8min | Drama, Horror
3.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Dick Bannister is the new field boss of the Ford Logging Company, a Canadian logging-crew during a time when conflicts with the powerful Consolidated Lumber Company, a bitter rival company, have turned bloody, like a private war. His boss, Miss Edith Ford, comes to inspect the lumberjack camp, bringing her doctor fiancé with her. Dick is attacked by his rivals and left for dead. His loss of blood is so great that he needs a transfusion, but no human will volunteer, so the surgeon uses a wolf as a source of the blood. Afterwards, Dick begins having dreams where he runs with a pack of phantom wolves, and the rival loggers get killed by wolves. Soon, these facts have spread through the camp. (via YouTube)

Directed by George Chesebro - With George Chesebro

London After Midnight(1927)

1h 9min | Horror, Drama
3.3/5 (with 10 votes)

The abandoned Balfour House, which former owner was found dead five years earlier, comes back to life with the arrival of two suspicious sinister-looking tenants. (This movie was lost in 1965 during a fire.)

Genuine: The Tragedy of a Vampire(1920)

1h 28min | Horror
2.8/5 (with 18 votes)

Since completing a portrait of Genuine, a high priestess, Percy becomes irritable and withdrawn. He loses interest in painting and refuses to see his friends, preferring to spend his time alone with the portrait in his study. After turning down a wealthy patron's offer to buy the picture, Percy falls asleep while reading stories of Genuine's life. Genuine comes to life from the painting and escapes. The film's sets were designed by the Expressionist painter César Klein.

Warning Shadows(1923)

3.3/5 (with 16 votes)

During a dinner given by a wealthy baron and his wife, attended by four of her suitors in a 19th century German manor, a shadow-player rescues the marriage by giving all the guests a vision what might happen tonight if the baron stays jealous and the suitors do not reduce their advances towards his beautiful wife. Or was it a vision?

The Student of Prague(1926)

| 2h 13min | Horror, Drama
3.2/5 (with 9 votes)

For Balduin, going out to beer parties with his fellow students and fighting out disputes at the tip of the sword have lost their charms. He wants to find love; but how would he, a penniless student, ever dare looking up to any woman worth of loving? Absorbed in his dreary thoughts and indifferent to the advances of Lyduschka, Balduin is unexpectedly offered a fortune by the mysterious money-lender Scapinelli - but on a strange condition...

Haunted Spooks(1920)

| 25min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 16 votes)

After numerous failed attempts to commit suicide, our hero (Lloyd) runs into a lawyer who is looking for a stooge to stand in as a groom in order to secure an inheritance for his client (Davis). The inheritance is a house, which her scheming uncle "haunts" so that he can scare them off and claim the property.

The Hunchback and the Dancer(1920)

50min | Horror

Wilton, a hunchback, who was always scorned and ridiculed by women, returns from Java a rich man after having discovered a diamond mine. He romances Gina, who is on the rebound from a broken affair, and showers her with expensive gifts. After Gina reconciles with her boyfriend, she continues to see Wilton because of what he gives her. After he discovers her perfidy, Wilton develops a poison and mixes it into her lipstick, which will kill any man who kisses her.

One Exciting Night(1922)

| 2h 23min | Mystery, Crime, Comedy
2.8/5 (with 2 votes)

A young orphan girl, courted by an unpleasant older suitor who has a hold over her adoptive mother, falls in love with Fairfax, a young stranger at a party. A group of bootleggers try to get away with the loot stashed previously within Fairfax's mansion; Mysterious faces peer into the windows and shadowy figures stalk the hall. One of the bootleggers is killed and the young stranger becomes the prime suspect.

The Magician(1926)

1h 23min | Drama, Horror
3.3/5 (with 11 votes)

A young woman, Margaret Dauncey, is caught between the forces of a charlatan magician, Oliver Haddo, whom she is unable to resist, and the love of a handsome surgeon, Arthur Burdon, who has saved her from being a helpless cripple by performing a delicate operation on her spine.

The Terror(1928)

1h 25min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as "The Terror".

Arrival from the Darkness(1921)

3.4/5 (with 3 votes)

Shot in the early 1920s, this classic film about the elixir of life and the secret of the Black Tower has finally been restored to its original version.

Directed by Jan Stanislav Kolár - With Theodor Pištěk, Anny Ondra, Josef Šváb-Malostranský, Karel Lamač, Vladimír Majer, Alfred Baštýř, ...

A Blind Bargain(1922)

Chaney plays two roles: mad scientist Arthur Lamb and Lamb's "experiment", known only as the Ape Man. This hideous creature was the result of Lamb's attempts to transplant animal glands into human beings.

Directed by Wallace Worsley - With Lon Chaney

Au Secours!(1924)

23min | Comedy, Horror
3.4/5 (with 8 votes)

Max accepts a wager that he cannot remain in a haunted castle for one hour (11 PM to midnight) without crying for help. As soon as he arrives he encounters strange and nightmarish visions, but he is nevertheless on the verge of winning the bet when a phone-call brings startling news.

Labyrinth of Horror(1921)

1h 31min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 4 votes)

A young poor girl falls in love with a rich heir.

The Ghost Breaker(1922)

| 57min | Comedy, Horror

A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful young heiress to help her rid her newly-gained Spanish castle of ghosts.

Grausige Nächte(1921)

1h 23min | Drama

The young Evelyne lives with a man, her fiancee Frank, with whom she has a child. But her fiancee is a rundown drunk constantly hanging over the bottle. Evelyne wants to leave Frank.

Directed by Lupu Pick
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