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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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 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.

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 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 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 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 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.

Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary

Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary
5/10
Mexican horror film about an American painter named Mary (Cristina Ferrare) who is living in Mexico where she sells her works and also kills people for their blood. It turns out Mary is a vampire but not the traditional one with fangs. Since she has no fangs she must stab or slash the throats of her victims but soon she has a new man (David Young) in her life as well as a mysterious man (John Carradine) in black who appears to be doing the same type of murders.

The True Story of Jesse James

The True Story of Jesse James
6.2/10
  • Genre: ActionWestern
  • Release: 22/03/1957
  • Character: Rev. Jethro Bailey
Having fought with the Confederacy during the Civil War, Jesse James and his brother Frank dream of a farm life in Missouri. Harassed by Union sympathizers, they assemble a gang of outlaws, robbing trains and becoming folk heroes in the process. Jesse marries his sweetheart, Zee, and maintains an aura of domesticity, but after a group of lawmen launch an attack on his mother's house, Jesse plans one more great raid -- on a Minnesota bank.

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 Story of Temple Drake

The Story of Temple Drake
7.1/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 06/05/1933
  • Character: Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
The coquettish granddaughter of a respected small-town judge is stranded at a bootleggers’ hide-out, subjected to an act of nightmarish sexual violence, and plunged into a criminal underworld that threatens to swallow her up completely.

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 Story of Mankind

The Story of Mankind
4.8/10
The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaHistoryRomanceWar
  • Release: 05/10/1934
  • Character: Roman Citizen/Party Guest/Soldier (uncredited) (voice)
The queen of Egypt barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.

Western Union

Western Union
6.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 21/02/1941
  • Character: Doc Murdoch
When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.

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.

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 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.

Gangway for Tomorrow

Gangway for Tomorrow
5.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 03/11/1943
  • Character: Mr. Wellington
Five defense workers on their way to the munitions factory tell their stories: a refugee from the French Resistance, a frustrated race car driver, a prison warden, a former Miss America, and an intellectual who dropped out of society and saw the country as a bum.

Drums Along the Mohawk

Drums Along the Mohawk
7/10
Albany, New York, 1776. After marrying, Gil and Lana travel north to settle on a small farm in the Mohawk River Valley, but soon their growing prosperity and happiness are threatened by the sinister sound of drums that announce dark times of revolution and war.

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