Rasputin, the Mad Monk
Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966)

Lecherous, diabolical and darned hard to kill, the crazed monk who weaseled his way into temporarily ruling pre-Revolutionary Russia is given the over-the-top treatment by Christopher Lee in this Hammer Studios biopic.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 16, 1999
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It features Christopher Lee in one of his more powerful performances.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Attempts to do too much on too little budget.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Lee's riotous, low-throated interpretation of the back-stabbing mystic is something to behold.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Ends a little abruptly, but overall this is cinema and Lee is a genius.

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Enjoyable take on the Rasputin story which neglects historical accuracy in favour of a more sinister supernatural story which see's the mad monk use his… More
David Sayers
Made back to back with 'Dracula Prince of Darkness' this gives Lee a chance to break away from the Count and he really lets rips with this role.… More