With Monogram Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard

Votes: 1,208

2. 'Neath the Arizona Skies (1934)

Approved | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.1
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A little Indian girl, heiress to a fortune in oil, is kidnapped.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, Shirley Jean Rickert, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 782

3. Dillinger (1945)

Approved | 70 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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John Dillinger begins his life of crime as a petty thief, meets his future gang in prison and eventually masterminds a series of daring robberies.

Director: Max Nosseck | Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Edmund Lowe, Anne Jeffreys, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 1,626 | Gross: $4.00M

4. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Passed | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,652

5. Charlie Chan in the Secret Service (1944)

Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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Charlie Chan is an agent of the U.S. government assigned to investigate the mysterious death of an inventor.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Arthur Loft, Gwen Kenyon

Votes: 1,383

6. The Man from Utah (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

5.2
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 897

7. The Trap (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung, Tanis Chandler

Votes: 893

8. Blue Steel (1934)

Passed | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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U.S. marshal John Carruthers observes a robbery and Sheriff Jake thinks he may be the culprit. Meanwhile the town's leading citizen is planning to rob everybody blind.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Eleanor Hunt, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 1,295

9. Invisible Ghost (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.2
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The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse

Votes: 1,637

10. Dangerous Money (1946)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Sidney Toler, Gloria Warren, Victor Sen Yung, Rick Vallin

Votes: 972

11. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.1
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 1,147

12. Clipped Wings (1953)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy

6.3
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Slip and Sach to go the local Air Force base to find out why their friend, an Air Force enlisted man, is in the stockade and charged with treason. Mistaking a recruiting office for a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bernard Gorcey, Renie Riano

Votes: 256

13. Voodoo Man (1944)

Approved | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.3
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Dr. Richard Marlowe uses a combination of voodoo rite and hypnotic suggestion, attempting to revive his beautiful, but long-dead, wife, by transferring the life essences of several hapless ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Wanda McKay

Votes: 693

14. Panhandle (1948)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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John Sands, a former Texas marshal turns to ranching, and later to a gunfighter when he sets out to prove that casino/saloon owner, Matt Garson, had his brother, a newspaperman, killed.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Rod Cameron, Cathy Downs, Reed Hadley, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 152

15. Master Minds (1949)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Comedy

6.2
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When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries to make some money off of Sach by using him as a fortune teller in a carnival, until... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Alan Napier

Votes: 305

16. The Lucky Texan (1934)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.6
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Jerry Mason, a young Texan, and Jake Benson, an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Barbara Sheldon, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Lloyd Whitlock

Votes: 970

17. Flat Top (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Drama, War

6.0
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During the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Princeton, Navy Commander Dan Collier reminisces about his first assignment on the same aircraft carrier in the war against Japan.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Richard Carlson, William Phipps, John Bromfield

Votes: 395

18. The Chinese Ring (1947)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Soon after a Chinese princess comes to the US to buy planes for her people, she is murdered by a poison dart fired by an air rifle.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roland Winters, Warren Douglas, Mantan Moreland, Louise Currie

Votes: 412

19. Flight to Mars (1951)

Passed | 72 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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Five astronauts successfully fly to Mars where they encounter seemingly friendly and advanced inhabitants who harbor covert plans to use their ship to invade Earth.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz, Virginia Huston

Votes: 804

20. Sagebrush Trail (1933)

Passed | 54 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.4
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The Duke is wrongly convicted for a killing, but he escapes from prison and heads out west to find the real killer.

Director: Armand Schaefer | Stars: John Wayne, Nancy Shubert, Lane Chandler, Yakima Canutt

Votes: 981

21. Dark Alibi (1946)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,021

22. The Human Monster (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Insurance agent-physician collects on policies of men murdered by a disfigured resident of the home for the blind where he acts as doctor-on-call.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 1,025

23. Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat (1944)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,232

24. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

4.6
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

Votes: 1,496

25. The Shanghai Cobra (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Someone is attempting to steal radium stored in a bank. Death by cobra venom connects a number of murders. Charlie investigates.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, James Cardwell

Votes: 990

26. The Ape Man (1943)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.5
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall

Votes: 1,062

27. When Strangers Marry (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.6
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A naive small-town girl comes to New York City to meet her husband, and discovers that he may be a murderer.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Kim Hunter, Dean Jagger, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 799

28. King of the Zombies (1941)

Passed | 67 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.2
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On a spooky island, three stranded travelers find an evil doctor working with foreign spies and in control of zombies.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Henry Victor

Votes: 1,817

29. The Scarlet Clue (1945)

Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,189

30. Decoy (1946)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A mortally wounded female gangster recounts how she and her gang revived an executed killer from the gas chamber, to try and find out where he buried a fortune in cash.

Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Jean Gillie, Edward Norris, Robert Armstrong, Herbert Rudley

Votes: 1,403

31. Paradise Canyon (1935)

Approved | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.1
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An undercover agent for the government is sent to round up a gang of counterfeiters operating near the Mexican border.

Director: Carl Pierson | Stars: John Wayne, Marion Burns, Reed Howes, Earle Hodgins

Votes: 717

32. Chamber of Horrors (1940)

79 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Romilly Lunge, Gina Malo

Votes: 365

33. The Star Packer (1934)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Mystery, Romance

5.2
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A gang working for The Shadow is terrorizing the town. John Travers decides to take on the job of sheriff and do something about it.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Verna Hillie, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Yakima Canutt

Votes: 914

34. Black Dragons (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Thriller, War

4.3
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A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

Votes: 929

35. Mystery Liner (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery

4.6
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Police try to solve a murder on board an ocean liner.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Noah Beery, Astrid Allwyn, Edwin Maxwell, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Votes: 358

36. Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller

5.3
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal

Votes: 897

37. The Thirteenth Guest (1932)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.8
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Murder of a woman sparks a search for a killer.

Director: Albert Ray | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, J. Farrell MacDonald, Paul Hurst

Votes: 622

38. Cosmo Jones in the Crime Smasher (1943)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Film-Noir

5.4
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An amateur detective and a janitor try to find a kidnapped heiress.

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Frank Graham, Edgar Kennedy, Gale Storm, Richard Cromwell

Votes: 93

39. Bomba, the Jungle Boy (1949)

Approved | 70 min | Adventure

5.8
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George Harland and his daughter, Patricia, are photographers who discover a wild boy in the jungle. When Patricia become lost, Bomba brings her back, overcoming plagues of locusts, forest fires and fierce wild animals.

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Johnny Sheffield, Peggy Ann Garner, Onslow Stevens, Charles Irwin

Votes: 234

40. Loose in London (1953)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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The Bowery Boys find themselves in London, in an old mansion complete with a dungeon, an ominous bell tower and the ghost of an old hangman.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bernard Gorcey, Angela Greene

Votes: 263

41. Fargo (1952)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.9
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The brother (House Peters Jr.) of rancher Bill Martin (Bill Elliott) is killed in a stampede started by cattleman. Bill returns to the Fargo country to take his brother's place and is ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Bill Elliott, Myron Healey, Phyllis Coates, Fuzzy Knight

Votes: 137

42. The Dawn Rider (1935)

Approved | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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After seeing his father gunned down, a young man vows to bring the desperados to justice.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Marion Burns, Dennis Moore, Reed Howes

Votes: 939

43. Black Magic (1944)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Charlie searches for a murderer amidst numerous ghosts conjured up by a strange variety of spiritualists and occultists.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Frances Chan, Joseph Crehan

Votes: 1,219

44. Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.2
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When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers a international spy ring hoping to steal... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Maxine Jennings, Evelyn Brent

Votes: 855

45. The Lawless Frontier (1934)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.2
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Mexican outlaw Zanti killed John Tobin's parents. John teams up with Dusty, also hurt by Zanti, to get the bad guy.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 799

46. Lucky Losers (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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To solve the death of a friend, the boys go to gambling school, then go undercover as croupiers in an illegal gambling house.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Hillary Brooke, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 254

47. The Trail Beyond (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Rod Drew hunts for a missing girl and finds himself in a fight over a goldmine as well.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Noah Beery, Verna Hillie, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 691

48. The Moonstone (1934)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.0
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Typical Monogram whodunit from the 30's, with dialogue and sound effects based on the well known mystery book with same title. A valuable gem from India is stolen in an old dark mansion and... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: David Manners, Phyllis Barry, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Jameson Thomas

Votes: 243

49. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

5.5
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Votes: 1,455

50. The Fatal Hour (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 927


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