The best Glenn Strange’s movies

Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange

16/08/1899- 20/09/1973
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Red River

Red River
7.8/10
Headstrong Thomas Dunson starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch with the help of his faithful trail hand, Groot, and his protégé, Matthew Garth, an orphan Dunson took under his wing when Matt was a boy. In need of money following the Civil War, Dunson and Matt lead a cattle drive to Missouri, where they will get a better price than locally, but the crotchety older man and his willful young partner begin to butt heads on the exhausting journey.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyHorror
  • Release: 15/06/1948
  • Character: The Frankenstein Monster
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Marty

Marty
7.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 11/04/1955
  • Character: Bit Role (uncredited)
Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty meets Clara, an unattractive school teacher, realising their emotional connection, he promises to call but family and friends try to convince him not to.

House of Frankenstein

House of Frankenstein
6.2/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 01/12/1944
  • Character: Frankenstein Monster
An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

The Fastest Gun Alive

The Fastest Gun Alive
7.1/10
  • Genre: DramaWestern
  • Release: 12/07/1956
  • Character: Sheriff in Silver Rapids (uncredited)
Whenever it becomes known how good he is with guns, ex-gunman George and his wife Dora have to flee the town, in fear of all the gunmen who might want to challenge him. Unfortunately he again spills his secret when he's drunk. All citizens swear to keep his secret and support him to give up his guns forever -- but a boy tells the story to a gang of wanted criminals. Their leader threatens to burn down the whole town, if he doesn't duel him.

House of Dracula

House of Dracula
5.7/10
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 causes of lycanthropy in wolf-man Larry Talbot and of vampirism in Count Dracula, but himself becomes afflicted with homicidal madness while exchanging blood with Dracula.

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon
7/10
Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless.

Escape from Fort Bravo

Escape from Fort Bravo
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 04/12/1953
  • Character: Sgt. Compton
A Southern belle (Eleanor Parker) frees a Rebel officer (John Forsythe) and his men from a Union captain's (William Holden) Arizona fort.

Action in the North Atlantic

Action in the North Atlantic
7/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 12/06/1943
  • Character: Jake (uncredited)
Lieutenant Joe Rossi is 1st Officer on a Liberty Ship in a great convoy bound from Halifax to Murmansk. After German subs crushed the convoy his ship loses the convoy and is heading alone to Murmansk. In spite of attacks by German planes and subs he get the ship safely to Murmansk.

The Spoilers

The Spoilers
6.7/10
  • Genre: RomanceWestern
  • Release: 11/06/1942
  • Character: Deputy (uncredited)
When honest ship captain Roy Glennister gets swindled out of his mine claim, he turns to saloon singer Cherry Malotte for assistance in his battle with no-good town kingpin Alexander McNamara.

Dark Command

Dark Command
6.7/10
When transplanted Texan Bob Seton arrives in Lawrence, Kansas he finds much to like about the place, especially Mary McCloud, daughter of the local banker. Politics is in the air however. It's just prior to the civil war and there is already a sharp division in the Territory as to whether it will remain slave-free. When he gets the opportunity to run for marshal, Seton finds himself running against the respected local schoolteacher, William Cantrell. Not is what it seems however. While acting as the upstanding citizen in public, Cantrell is dangerously ambitious and is prepared to do anything to make his mark, and his fortune, on the Territory. When he loses the race for marshal, he forms a group of raiders who run guns into the territory and rob and terrorize settlers throughout the territory. Eventually donning Confederate uniforms, it is left to Seton and the good citizens of Lawrence to face Cantrell and his raiders in one final clash.

Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 20/03/1959
  • Character: James Gang Member
Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is sent to buy back the policy, but is robbed by Jesse. And when Jesse learns that Milford's boss is on the way out with more cash, he plans to rob him too and have Milford get killed in the robbery while dressed as Jesse, and collect on the policy.

The Lusty Men

The Lusty Men
7.4/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 24/10/1952
  • Character: Rig Ferris - Foreman (uncredited)
Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.

Comanche Territory

Comanche Territory
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/05/1950
  • Character: Big Joe
Silver has been found on comanche territory and the government accomplished a peaceful agreement with the indians. When James 'Jim' Bowie comes into the scene he finds the white settlers living near by planning to attack the indians although they know about that agreement and the beautiful Katie seems to play a leading role in this intrigue.

The Desperadoes

The Desperadoes
6.4/10
Popular mailcoach driver Uncle Willie is in fact in league with the town's crooked banker. They plan to have the bank robbed after emptying it, and when Willie's choice for this doesn't show in time, he gets some local boys to do it. When his man does turn up he decides to stick around, as he is pals with the sheriff and also takes a shine to Willie's daughter Allison. This gives the bad men several new problems.

Backlash

Backlash
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 11/04/1956
  • Character: Milliken, Stage Driver
Jim Slater's father (whom he never knew) died in the Apache ambush at Gila Valley, and Jim is searching for the one survivor, who supposedly went for help but disappeared with a lot of gold. In the process, he gets several people gunning for him, and he keeps meeting liberated woman Karyl Orton, who may be on a similar mission. Renewed Apache hostilities and an impending range war provide complications.

The Mad Monster

The Mad Monster
3.5/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 15/05/1942
  • Character: Petro
A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

The Star Packer

The Star Packer
5.1/10
John Travers and Yak, his faithful Indian sidekick, pick up where a murdered sheriff leaves off, and try to nab the mysterious Shadow.

Mission to Moscow

Mission to Moscow
5.4/10
  • Genre: DramaHistoryWar
  • Release: 29/04/1943
  • Character: Southerner in Montage (uncredited)
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Days of Jesse James

Days of Jesse James
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 20/12/1939
  • Character: Cole Younger
Days of Jesse James is a 1939 American film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers. Bank robbery pulled off by the bank officials, not the usual James gang.

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