The Best Golden Age of Horror Movies

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List Criteria: Best horror films from Hollywood's Golden Age.

The Golden Age of Hollywood began at the end of the silent era in American cinema in the later part of the 1920s and lasted all the way through to the 1960s. The movies produced in the Golden Age were classic black and white films that have stood the test of time as being the greatest in the history of movies! Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox and Paramount were all introduced during this key time in movie history, and some of Hollywood’s greatest actors and actresses were also introduced, including Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Joan Crawford, Spencer Tracy and John Wayne.
 
This era also resulted in some of the best horror movies. The movies on this list are still considered some of the best in the industry, and no matter what kind of horror you're looking for, you're sure to find it.
 
This list has the best horror movies from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including: Freaks, The Wolf Man, Psycho, Dracula, Night of the Living Dead, and King Kong.

Vote for your favorite horror flick below, or add any of your favorites from the Golden Age that aren't already on the list.
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    Boris Karloff, John Boles, Colin Clive

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    Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Lon Chaney

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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    Bela Lugosi, Tod Browning, Carla Laemmle

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    Boris Karloff, Walter Brennan, Billy Barty

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    Boris Karloff, Edward Van Sloan, Noble Johnson

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    Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine

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    Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin

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    Fredric March, Wallace Beery, Miriam Hopkins

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Basil Rathbone

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    Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Lou Costello

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    Wallace Ford, Edward Brophy, Roscoe Ates

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    Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, Una O'Connor

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    Boris Karloff, Frances Dee, Tom Conway

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    Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners

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    Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Ian Wolfe

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    Bela Lugosi, Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott

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    Nina Foch, Osa Massen

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    Fay Wray, Lionel Atwill, Glenda Farrell

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    Angela Lansbury, Donna Reed, George Sanders

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    Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

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    Alan Napier, Simone Simon, Tom Conway

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    Ray Milland, Gail Russell, Donald Crisp

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    Hedda Hopper, Otto Kruger, Halliwell Hobbes

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    Boris Karloff, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke

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    Gertrude Astor, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch

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    Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Evelyn Brent

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    Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns

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    Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer

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    Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen, Lyda Salmonova

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    Peter Lorre, Colin Clive, Sara Haden

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