Mr. Sardonicus
Mr. Sardonicus (1961)

The avaricious count Sardonicus finds himself cursed with a horribly disfigured face after violating the sanctity of his father's grave. He hires a famed surgeon to help him but receives more than he bargained for in this low-budget… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 12, 2002
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker

... the make-up is inspired and Oskar Homolka steals the show as the long suffering, whipped-into-submission servant Krull.

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Steve Crum

Gimmicky, but so typical William Castle with schlocky scares.

Dennis Schwartz
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A cheesy gothic horror tale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Another Film from the William Castle Movie collection. Once ago not a scary movie by today's standards, but might have been when made. Story about a doctor… More
Cindy I
William Castle strikes again with this tale of a Baron whose face is frozen into a monstrous toothy smile out of a fear response to seeing the decaying corpse… More
Aj V
Again Castle brings us a gimmicky little horror movie, in this one the audience "votes" for the bad guy's fate in the end, which was pretty… More
Stella Dallas
good campy fun
Tim Salmons
Another clever gimmick film from William Castle, Mr. Sardonicus is very much an audience film. It's not about scaring the audiences with electric shocks… More
Eduardo C
A decidedly less comical film, but boasting an introduction by the director himself (to get us in the mood) and a typically great performance by Vincent Price,… More