Dr. Phibes Rises Again!
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This sequel to the stylish 1971 melodrama The Abominable Dr. Phibes once more stars Vincent Price in the title role. Long believed dead, Phibes arises from a state of suspended animation, in search of the means to bring his deceased wife back to the land of the living. Phibes also wears a rubber mask to disguise his own horribly disfigured countenance. (The giveaway: he never moves his mouth when speaking, and eats by applying his fork to his neck!) With the aid of the enigmatic, never-speaking Vulnavia (Valli Kemp), Phibes follows an Egyptian expedition, seeking out an ancient elixir of life… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With Phibes now nominally the hero, the audience is ... invited to identify and laugh along with him as he polishes off everyone in his way."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, Cinefantastique
"Competently made."
‑ Matt Bailey, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"...falls prey to the familiar Curse of the Sequel -- it's a noticeably lesser, lazier work."
‑ Mark Bourne, DVDJournal.com
"A slightly campier reworking of the first film."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The bizarre murders devised are more repelling than scary or smartly done."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Sequel to the camp classic makes is a stylish, funny romp."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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