A list of horror films released in the 1920s



Cast Country Notes
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Robert Wiene Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt Germany [1][2]
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde John S. Robertson John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield United States [3][4]
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde J. Charles Haydon Sheldon Lewis United States [5]
Genuine Robert Wiene Fern Andra, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski


The Golem: How He Came Into the World Paul Wegener, Karl Boese Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück Germany [6][7]
The Head of Janus F.W. Murnau Conrad Veidt, Bela Lugosi Germany [8]
The Penalty Wallace Worsley, Sr. Lon Chaney, Claire Adams United States [9]
Der Muede Tod Fritz Lang Lil Dagover, Bernard Goetzke, Walter Janssen Germany [10]
The Haunted Castle F.W. Murnau Arnold Korft, Lothar Mehnert Germany [11][12]
Körkarlen Victor Sjöström Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström Sweden [13]
Anita Jacob Fleck, Luise Fleck Lola Urban-Kneidinger, Wilhelm Klitsch, Julius Strobl Austria
A Blind Bargain Wallace Worsley, Sr. Raymond McKee, Jacqueline Logan, Fontaine La Rue United States [14][15]
The Ghost Breaker Alfred Green Wallace Reid, Lila Lee, Walter Hiers United States Lost film[16][17]
Häxan Benjamin Christensen Benjamin Christensen, Clara Pontoppidan Sweden [18][16]
The Headless Horseman Edward D. Venturini Will Rogers, Ben Hendricks, Lois Meredith United States [19]
Nosferatu F.W. Murnau Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder Germany [6]
One Exciting Night D. W. Griffith Carol Dempster, Henry Hull, Morgan Wallace United States [20][21]
The Last Moment J. Parker Read Henry Hull, Doris Kenyon, Louis Wolheim United States [22]
The Hands of Orlac Robert Wiene Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina Germany,Austria [6]
Waxworks Paul Leni Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Emil Jannings, William Dieterle Germany [6]
Maciste all'inferno Guido Brignone Bartolomeo Pagano, Franz Sala, Pauline Polaire Italy
The Monster Roland West Lon Chaney, Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead United States [14]
The Phantom of the Opera Rupert Julian Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry United States [23]
Wolfblood: A Tale of the Forest George Chesebro, Bruce M. Mitchell Marguerite Clayton, Ray Hanford United States [24]
The Bat Roland West Jack Pickford, Louise Fazenda United States [25]
Faust – Eine deutsche Volkssage F. W. Murnau Emil Jannings, Yvette Guilbert, Gösta Ekman Germany [26]
The Magician Rex Ingram Alice Terry, Paul Wegener United States [27]
The Student of Prague Henrik Galeen Conrad Veidt, Werner Krauss, Agnes Esterhazy Germany [28]
The Cat and the Canary Paul Leni Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale United States [29]
The Gorilla Alfred Santell Charlie Murray, Fred Kelsey, Alice Day United States [30]
London After Midnight Tod Browning Lon Chaney, Marceline Day United States Known in the UK as The Hypnotist[31]
Metropolis Fritz Lang Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Rudolf Klein-Rogge Germany
The Spider's Web Oscar Micheaux Lorenzo McClane, Henrietta Loveless, Cincinnatus Major United States
The Unknown Tod Browning Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford United States [32]
Alraune Henrik Galeen Brigitte Helm, Paul Wegener Germany [33]
The Ape Beverly C. Rule Gladys Walton, Ruth Stonehouse, Basil Wilson, Bradley Barke United States
The Fall of the House of Usher Jean Epstein Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance France [34]
The Fall of the House of Usher James Sibley Watson, Melville Webber Herbert Stern, Hildegarde Watson United States


  1. ^ Worland 2007, p. 44.
  2. ^ Sadoul 1972, p. 48.
  3. ^ Worland 2007, p. 41.
  4. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  5. ^ Wollstein, Hans J. "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  6. ^ a b c d Worland 2007, p. 47.
  7. ^ Wiener, Tom. "Der Golem". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  8. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 27.
  9. ^ Wiener, Tom. "The Penalty". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  10. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 29.
  11. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Schloss Vogelod". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  12. ^ "Haunted Castle" (DVD). Allrovi. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  13. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 28.
  14. ^ a b Clark 2004, p. 13.
  15. ^ Erickson, Hal. "A Blind Bargain". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  16. ^ a b Hardy 1995, p. 30.
  17. ^ Hallenbeck 2009, pp. 5-6.
  18. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Häxan". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  19. ^ Hallenbeck 2009, p. 8.
  20. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 31.
  21. ^ Hallenbeck 2009, pp. 6-7.
  22. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 32.
  23. ^ Brenner, Paul. "The Phantom of the Opera". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  24. ^ Richardson, Thomas E.. "Wolfblood". Retrieved July 25, 2011.
  25. ^ Hallenbeck 2009, p. 9.
  26. ^ Paszylk 2009, pp. 16-19.
  27. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Magician". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  28. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 36.
  29. ^ Erickson, Hal. "The Cat and the Canary". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  30. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 37.
  31. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 38.
  32. ^ Erickson, Hal. "The Unknown". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  33. ^ Hardy 1995, p. 39.
  34. ^ Erickson, Hal. "The Fall of the House of Usher". Allrovi. Retrieved August 7, 2011.


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