Search results for "Lionel Atwill"


Doctor X (1932) RT 71% / Audience 47%

A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Lionel Atwill  •  Fay Wray  •  Lee Tracy  •  Preston Foster

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) RT 25% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Graverobbers open the grave of the Wolfman and awake him. He doesn't like the idea of being immortal and killing people when the moon is full, so he tries to find Dr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roy William Neill
CAST:  Ilona Massey  •  Patric Knowles  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Bela Lugosi

House of Dracula (1945) RT 56% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Sep 1993

A scientist working on cures for rare afflictions, such as a bone softening agent made from molds to allow him to correct the spinal deformity of his nurse, finds the physical ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  John Carradine  •  Glenn Strange  •  Martha O'Driscoll

House of Frankenstein (1944) RT 55% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2005

An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.  •  John Carradine  •  Anne Gwynne

Mark of the Vampire (1935) RT 77% / Audience 46%

Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire believed to haunt the local village. It is clear that Sir Karell's daughter Irena is intended to become ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Tod Browning
CAST:  Lionel Barrymore  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Lionel Atwill

Night Monster (1942)

Kurt Ingston, a rich recluse, invites the doctors who left him a hopeless cripple to his desolate mansion in the swamps as one by one they meet horrible deaths.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Ford Beebe
CAST:  Bela Lugosi  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Leif Erickson  •  Irene Hervey

Son of Frankenstein (1939) RT 89% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Wolf Frankenstein, son of Henry Frankenstein, returns with his wife, to his fathers estate to claim his inheritance. When he arrives with his family he recieves a hostile ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Rowland V. Lee
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Boris Karloff  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Lionel Atwill

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Janet Ann Gallow

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2004

On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire. Holmes uncovers a plot to have Sir Henry ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lanfield
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Wendy Barrie  •  Nigel Bruce

To Be or Not to Be (1942) RT 98% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2005

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Jack Benny  •  Robert Stack  •  Felix Bressart




Captain Blood (1935)

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Errol Flynn  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Ross Alexander

The Great Waltz (1938) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Josef von Sternberg  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Luise Rainer  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Miliza Korjus  •  Hugh Herbert

Boom Town (1940) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2006

McMasters and Sand come to oil towns to get rich. Betsey comes West intending to marry Sand but marries McMasters instead. Getting rich and losing it all teaches McMasters and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Claudette Colbert  •  Hedy Lamarr

Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

Sculptor Ivan Igor struggles in vain to prevent his partner from burning his wax museum, and his "children". Years later, Igor starts a new museum in New York, but his maimed ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Lionel Atwill  •  Fay Wray  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Frank McHugh

The Gorilla (1939) RT Audience 21%

DVD release: Mar 2005

When an escaped circus gorilla appears to have gone on a murderous rampage, a threatened attorney calls on the detective trio of Garrity, Harrigan and Mullivan to act as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Allan Dwan
CAST:  Jimmy Ritz  •  Harry Ritz  •  Al Ritz  •  Anita Louise

The Murder Man (1935)

Steve Grey, reporter for the Daily Star, has a habit of scooping all the other papers in town. When Henry Mander is investigated for the murder of his shady business partner, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Virginia Bruce  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Harvey Stephens

Crime, Inc. (1945) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2005

A crime reporter writes book to expose names and methods of the criminal leaders. He is held on a charge after refusing to explain how he got his information, but is released ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Leo Carrillo  •  Tom Neal  •  Martha Tilton  •  Lionel Atwill

The Devil Is a Woman (1935) RT 78% / Audience 71%

In the carnival in Spain in the beginning of the Twentieth Century, the exiled republican Antonio Galvan comes from Paris masquerade to enjoy the party and visit his friend ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Alison Skipworth

The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)

Rich father does everything he can to destroy his son's marriage to a decent, but in his father's eyes', common showgirl.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Brabin
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Phillips Holmes  •  Una Merkel

Absolute Quiet (1936)

Escaped criminals hold a rancher and a group of plane crash survivors hostage.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George B. Seitz
CAST:  Lionel Atwill  •  Irene Hervey  •  Raymond Walburn  •  Stuart Erwin