Danger: Diabolik
Danger: Diabolik (1968)

Adapted from an Italian comic strip and originally titled Diabolik, the story focuses on the criminal mastermind (John Phillip Law) who foils police schemes to catch him and wreaks havoc on the Italian populace. Ennio Morricone composed the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 14, 2005
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67%
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72%


Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Milne
Time Out

A delightfully outlandish comic strip directed by the master of the Italian B movie.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Although it's too long and eventually loses track of Itself, Danger: Diabolik is very nearly the movie Barbarella should have been.

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Erich Kuersten
PopMatters

For Bava as for Daibolik, aesthetic beauty and tactile sensation trump emotional connection and spiritual depth.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

Bava lets the action play loose and big, but a sly subversion lurks beneath its camp exterior.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Way too much like something left over from the Adam West Batman series to impress me the way it was supposed to.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A super-stylish live-action adaptation of the popular 1960s European comic-strip.

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Howard Thompson
New York Times

Infantile junk.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Stylish lightweight silly tongue-in-cheek B movie caper film.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

... one of the best films from the late Italian director Mario Bava

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Bava's direction is what truly makes D:D stand above other similar cinematic affairs. Morricone's super groovy soundtrack helps a lot too. A shame… More
Bruce Bruce
Danger Diabolik - A outstanding movie from 1968. Diabolik was taken from an Italian Comic, much like our marvel comics. Diabolik movie was made about the same… More
Tim Salmons
Not quite the campfest I expected. Mediocre, but worth a watch.
Ken Stachnik
I can't even begin to describe the cornucopia of ocular delights that is Danger: Diabolik. One of the grooviest movies ever! This movie DRIPS with pop… More
Stella Dallas
james bond meets the pink panther with a whole lot of sixties pop style. the weak script and cheesy acting don't keep this from being great fun. really… More
Dean McKenna
An okay action-adventure of a suave, psychedelic-era thief, based on an Italian comic book, outwits the police and government agents assigned to catch him in a… More