7 Classic Monster Movies That Are Heading To YouTube For Free In January

7 Classic Monster Movies That Are Heading To YouTube For Free In January

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All the fans of horror films, you're in for a treat this month! Universal's classic monsters like Dracula, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, and Frankenstein will be available on YouTube for free through the Fear: The Home of Horror channel later this month. In the 1930s, Universal released a series of hit monster movies that are now some of the most recognizable creatures in history. According to UNILAD, check out the entire lineup below:

Dracula (1931)

January 15 8.00pm GMT

Dracula, the original vampire masterpiece starring Bela Lugosi, is often touted as the first-ever film to start the horror genre. Lugosi’s performance as the now-famous vampire Count Dracula is renowned as the definitive portrayal of the character. According to Britannica, the character first appeared in Bram Stoker’s novel of the same name.


The Mummy (1932)

The Mummy features legendary actor Boris Karloff who stars as the mummy Im-Ho-Tep, a high priest who is revived by British archaeologists. The story revolves around Karloff's character, who was embalmed alive for trying to save the woman he loved.


Frankenstein (1931)

January 16, 8.00pm GMT

Frankenstein was an American horror film that released in the same year as Dracula, 1931. The now-famous horror creature was based on a stage adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s 1818 novel. Boris Karloff portrayed the iconic monster with his hulky stature, flathead, and protruding neck bolts.


Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein is a 1935 American science fiction horror film that follows its prequel Universal Pictures' 1931 film Frankenstein. The movie was directed by James Whale, and Boris Karloff played the Monster yet again.


The Invisible Man (1933)

January 17, 8.00pm GMT

The Invisible Man is also a classic directed by James Whale based on H. G. Wells' 1897 science fiction novel of the same name. The film became popular for its groundbreaking visual effects at the time. Claude Rains, who featured in the film, bagged his first American screen role.


The Wolf Man (1941)

Many werewolf films have been inspired by the original film, The Wolf Man. Universal Studios classic 1941 horror film The Wolf Man introduced audiences to werewolves and featured Lon Chaney, Jr. as the creature who transforms into a wolf every full moon and hunts for prey.


Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

A horror film with a few good laughs, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, is a 1948 American horror comedy film directed by Charles Barton. It features the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, where the two battled the famous Universal characters of Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, and The Wolfman. 


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