Special Report

The Best Sci-Fi Movie the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Eagle-Lion Films

1950: Destination Moon
> IMDb score: 6.3 — #329 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 48% — #383 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: $103.9 million — #152 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Starring: John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1949: It Happens Every Spring
> IMDb score: 6.8 — #185 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 67% — #202 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Ray Milland, Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1945: House of Dracula
> IMDb score: 5.8 — #533 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 29% — #643 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Onslow Stevens, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., Martha O’Driscoll

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1944: House of Frankenstein
> IMDb score: 6.3 — #329 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 0% — #0 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1943: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
> IMDb score: 6.5 — #266 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 56% — #309 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1942: The Ghost of Frankenstein
> IMDb score: 6.2 — #372 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 40% — #487 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1941: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
> IMDb score: 6.8 — #185 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 61% — #263 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1940: Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
> IMDb score: 6.8 — #185 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 57% — #298 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton, Anne Gwynne

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1939: Son of Frankenstein
> IMDb score: 7.1 — #115 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Tomatometer score: 71% — #162 highest out of 1,183 movies
> Domestic box office: No data available
> Starring: Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1936: The Devil-Doll
> 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: Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O’Sullivan, Frank Lawton, Rafaela Ottiano