Special Report

The Best Sci-Fi Movie the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1935: The Bride of Frankenstein
> IMDb score: 7.8 — #38 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 87% — #38 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $194.5 million — #91 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

Source: Courtesy of Roadshow Attractions

1934: Maniac
> IMDb score: 3.7 — #1055 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 31% — #613 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Jenny Dark, Bill Woods, Horace B. Carpenter, Ted Edwards

Source: Courtesy of RKO Radio Pictures

1933: King Kong
> IMDb score: 7.9 — #26 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 86% — #48 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $473.7 million — #17 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1932: The Mask of Fu Manchu
> IMDb score: 6.3 — #329 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 53% — #337 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Boris Karloff, Lewis Stone, Karen Morley, Charles Starrett

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1931: Frankenstein
> IMDb score: 7.8 — #38 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 87% — #38 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $482.9 million — #16 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

Source: Courtesy of First National Pictures

1925: The Lost World
> IMDb score: 7.0 — #137 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 69% — #183 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1920: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
> IMDb score: 7.0 — #137 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 68% — #197 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Source: Courtesy of Universal Film Manufacturing Company

1916: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
> IMDb score: 6.2 — #372 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 41% — #475 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $447.8 million — #22 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: Allen Holubar, Dan Hanlon, Edna Pendleton, Curtis Benton