Happy Halloween: Films to Set the Mood

Here are a number of great images from some creepy films that would set the mood around Halloween time.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) – dir. Robert Wiene

Nosferatu (1922) – dir. F.W. Murnau

Dracula (1931) – dir. Tod Browning

Frankenstein (1931) – dir. James Whale

Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) – dir. Robert Florey

Diabolique (1955) – dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot

Psycho (1960) – dir. Alfred Hitchcock

The Innocents (1961) – dir. Jack Clayton

The Birds (1963) – dir. Alfred Hitchcock

The Haunting (1963) – dir. Robert Wise

Games (1967) – dir. Curtis Harrington

The Masque of the Red Death (1964) – dir. Roger Corman

Rosemary’s Baby (1968) – dir. Roman Polanski

The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) – dir. Robert Fuest

Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971) – dir. Robert D. Hancock

Night of the Lepus (1972) – dir. William F. Claxton

Carrie (1976) – dir. Brian De Palma

Halloween (1978) – dir. John Carpenter

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) – dir. Francis Ford Coppola

The Woman in Black (2012) – dir. James Watkins


3 thoughts on “Happy Halloween: Films to Set the Mood

    • Thanks! I was particularly happy to include an image from Games, which is a new favorite of mine even though it’s obscure compared to the other films. (I have to thank TCM for introducing me to that and other great movies.)

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