Murders in the Rue Morgue
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

The fourth film to explore Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale, this clever adaptation takes some rather broad liberties with the source material. A flamboyant Jason Robards plays Cesar Charron, owner of a Grand Guignol theatre in… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 1, 1971
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Seek out the 1932 film.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Edgar Allen Poe gets no respect.

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Tim Salmons
This supposed adaptation of the Edgar Allen Poe original story was released in 1971 and stars Jason Robards. Murders in the Rue Morgue is definitely not a… More
jay nixon
Two very good actors, Jason Robards Jr and Lilli Palmer, are marooned in this subpar version of the Poe story. For the most part poorly adapted and acted as… More