Horror Film Lists

Inner Sanctum: We Rank All 6 Films

The Inner Sanctum series features six quintessential 1940s mystery and horror films from Universal Pictures. Let’s explore and rank these captivating Lon Chaney Jr-led classics.

Son of Frankenstein 1939

Son of Frankenstein 1939

Son of Frankenstein 1939 sees the son of Dr Frankenstein returns to his father’s castle and become embroiled in the family’s dark legacy.

Basil Rathbone, Vincent Price and Boris Karloff in a scene from Tower of London 1939

Tower of London 1939

Tower of London 1939 tells the story of Richard III’s rise to power and reign of terror, as he plots against his family and rivals for the throne.

Gloria Holden in Dracula's Daughter 1936

Dracula’s Daughter 1936

Dracula’s Daughter 1936 follows the titular character as she attempts to suppress her vampiric urges and seek a cure for her curse, while being pursued by those who seek to destroy her.

The Brute Man 1946 with Rondo Hatton

The Brute Man 1946

The Brute Man 1946 stars Rondo Hatton as The Creeper, a former college football star deformed by a laboratory accident, who seeks revenge on those he believes wronged him.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1923 scene

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1923

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1923 stars Lon Chaney Sr as Quasimodo, the medieval hunchback who longs for the affections of the beautiful gypsy girl Esmerelda.

Publicity still for Th Black Cat 1941

The Black Cat 1941

The Black Cat 1941 revolves around a young couple who become trapped in the eerie mansion of a twisted architect and his mysterious assistant, where they confront supernatural horrors and the architect’s hidden agenda.