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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boxcar Bertha

Boxcar Bertha
6/10
'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a transient woman in Arkansas during the violence-filled Depression of the early '30s, meets up with rabble-rousing union man 'Big' Bill Shelly and the two team up to fight the corrupt railroad establishment. Based on “Sister of the Road,” the 1937 pseudo-autobiography of fictional character Bertha Thompson, written by anarchist physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman.

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.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles
7.4/10
On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from Canada to take charge of his ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire, and finds that Sherlock Holmes is there to investigate the local belief that his uncle was killed by a monster hound that has roamed the moors since 1650, and is likely to strike again at Sir Henry.

The Return of Frank James

The Return of Frank James
6.6/10
Farmer Frank and his ward hunt brother Jesse's killers, the back-shooting Fords.

Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous
8/10
Harvey, the arrogant and spoiled son of an indulgent absentee-father, falls overboard from a transatlantic steamship and is rescued by a fishing vessel on the Grand Banks. Harvey fails to persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince the crew of his wealth. The captain offers him a low-paid job, until they return to port, as part of the crew that turns him into a mature, considerate young man.

House of Frankenstein

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

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.

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