The best John Carradine’s movies

John Carradine

John Carradine

05/02/1906- 27/11/1988
We present our ranking of the best John Carradine’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about John Carradine.
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The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments
7.9/10
Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

The Howling

The Howling
6.5/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 21/01/1981
  • Character: Erle Kenton
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask
6.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 06/08/1972
  • Character: Dr. Bernardo
A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester, a doctor, a queen and a journalist adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.

The Shootist

The Shootist
7.6/10
Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son. However, it is not Brooks' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH
7.5/10
A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

Stagecoach

Stagecoach
7.8/10
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo, and learn something about each other in the process.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
8.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 15/04/1962
  • Character: Maj. Cassius Starbuckle
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

The White Buffalo

The White Buffalo
6.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/05/1977
  • Character: Amos Briggs
In this strange western version of Moby Dick, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier towns and beautifully desolate high country - before improbably teaming up with a young Crazy Horse to pursue the creature.

Johnny Guitar

Johnny Guitar
7.6/10
On the outskirts of town, the hard-nosed Vienna owns a saloon frequented by the undesirables of the region, including Dancin' Kid and his gang. Another patron of Vienna's establishment is Johnny Guitar, a former gunslinger and her lover. When a heist is pulled in town that results in a man's death, Emma Small, Vienna's rival, rallies the townsfolk to take revenge on Vienna's saloon – even without proof of her wrongdoing.

The Egyptian

The Egyptian
6.5/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 25/08/1954
  • Character: Grave Robber
In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and tragedies are played against the larger canvas of the turbulent events of the 18th dynasty. As Sinuhe is drawn into court intrigues he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth.

The Ice Pirates

The Ice Pirates
5.6/10
The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled by an evil emperor (John Carradine) presiding over a trade oligarchy that controls all mining and sale of ice from asteroids and comets.

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man
7.6/10
Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. But the experimental drug has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance.

The Bride of Frankenstein

The Bride of Frankenstein
7.8/10
After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius, who insists the now-chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster remains on the run from those who wish to destroy him without understanding that his intentions are generally good despite his lack of socialization and self-control.

The Sentinel

The Sentinel
6.3/10
A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.

Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days
6.7/10
Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.

The Court Jester

The Court Jester
7.8/10
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against a usurper who has overthrown the rightful king of England.

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
8.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/03/1940
  • Character: Casy
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.

Cheyenne Autumn

Cheyenne Autumn
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 03/10/1964
  • Character: Jeff Blair
A reluctant cavalry Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.

Peggy Sue Got Married

Peggy Sue Got Married
6.4/10
Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

Jesse James

Jesse James
7/10
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.

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