Murders in the Rue Morgue
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

A lunatic researcher injects a number of attractive women with a strange formula, hoping to transform one into a mate for his gorilla. The experiments backfire, however, when the gorilla instead falls for a beautiful medical student. This… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 10, 1992
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Whether as camp or as legitimately great horror... the film is awfully fun to watch.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A flawed, but absolutely fascinating film.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

hardly in a class with 'Dracula' or 'Frankenstein'

Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Rue Morgue disappoints because it gives us too little of Lugosi's hijinks, but its best scenes are nearly as memorable as anything that Universal produced during the era.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Robert Florey's atmospheric horror tale, starring Bela Lugosi.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

It crams into its first ten minutes as much bestial subtext as King Kong

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It has style.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
The title makes this movie sound like something exciting, but it's not. Lugosi plays a mad scientist who has a circus act where he exhibits an ape who can… More
Greg S
Bela Lugosi stars as "Dr. Mirakle," a carny scientist with a trained ape and a penchant for conducting medical experiments on prostitutes, in this… More
Morgan Salem
creepy... ick unibrow :P lol bela lagosi is still awsome