Destiny (Der mude Tod) (The Weary Death) (Between Two Worlds)
Destiny (Der mude Tod) (The Weary Death) (Between Two Worlds) (1921)

Fritz Lang was a stickler for realism in his American films; not so his German silents, which were fanciful to the point of being fairy tales. Der Müde Tod, Lang's first big critical success, is an allegorical tale of love, fidelity and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Influential silent film

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Fritz Lang's first noteworthy film is gorgeous to look at and highly imaginative.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's hard to understand why this striking - and strikingly beautiful - silent epic isn't better known than it is.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the weaker Lang films.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
A beautifully spooky and adventurous movie about death. It is sort of an anthology horror movie with three different stories of love and death told by the grim… More
Stella Dallas
a wonderful gothic romance like something from grimm's fairy tales. in his autobiography buñuel wrote that this inspired him to make films. there's… More