Screaming Mimi
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Screaming Mimi
Two years before Hitchcock terrified audiences with the shower scene from Psycho, audiences recoiled at the shower scene in this dark and decidedly twisted psychological thriller. The tale of terror centers on an exotic dancer (Anita Ekberg) who is terrorized by a knife-wielding homicidal maniac. She is cut up but not seriously hurt as her step brother bursts into the bathroom and shoots the killer before he finishes. Unfortunately, the slasher escapes. Time passes, and while the physical wounds, heal, the psychic wounds continue to haunt the poor dancer, who must go to a psychiatrist for… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... a real cult item in the film noir filmography, weird and lurid and kitschy, but fascinating all the same."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"The movie is discreet by modern standards, but 'Screaming Mimi' has so much sex on the brain the characters almost leak."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"This twisted thriller is a scream in all the wrong ways."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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