The Bat
The Bat (1959)

This fourth film version of the Mary Roberts Rinehart-Avery Hopwood stage chestnut The Bat is so old-fashioned in its execution that one might suspect it was intended as "camp" (though that phrase wasn't in common usage in… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 4, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The stars chew the scenery and the supporting cast give limited performances.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Botched version of the famous play. Stick with 1926 and 1930 versions.

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Greg S
A mystery writer (Agnes Moorehead) moves into a mansion where an embezzled fortune may be hidden, and has to deal with evil small-town doctor Vincent Price and… More
AJ Verser
This movie has an ordinary mystery movie type story, but the style is more like a horror movie, and the actors are good, so the movie is pretty good too.
Christopher Heim
Despite having top billing, Vincent Price is only in the movie for a few scenes. In a way, anybody could have played Price's part. Price is good in the… More
Chris Browning
"The Bat" is another version, the fourth, of the story and is one of the lesser versions in terms of credibility and portrayal. Even with the… More
jay nixon
Spooky old house chiller is blessed with having Agnes Moorehead and Vincent Price in the cast. Nothing special but compared to the gory junk that passes for… More