The Devil Rides Out
The Devil Rides Out (1968)

Adapted by Richard Matheson from a novel by Dennis Wheatley, The Devil Rides Out admirably adopts a restrained approach to its horrific material. Christopher Lee plays a French nobleman, Duc De Richeleau, who is worried sick over the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: July 25, 2000
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Fisher's direction makes one of the Satanic orgies a production highspot, aided by some frenzied choreography by David Toguri and apt mood music.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

With Fisher, arguably the auteur of Hammer Studios, behind the camera, and one of its top stars in front of it, the film works on all levels and truly earns its reputation as a classic of British horror.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

It all sounds silly, but it is directed with a style and flair that create a creepy mood.

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Time Out

Over the years, this film's reputation has grown enormously, and its cult status must be as high as any horror movie.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Witty conceptions jolt Terence Fisher's somber surface

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Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

A curiously self-serious film, almost a message picture about black magic, albeit with great puffs of smoke, a giant spider, and a man in a goat costume

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Howard Thompson
New York Times

Superstitious moviegoers could do a lot worse.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

[This] is one of the last fine examples of the classic Hammer Horror style.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Lee seems to be sniffing out the evil.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Saskia D.
It's pace and length were perfect for the weak and boring characters, if the movie was any longer, it probably would have had a lower rating. I just need… More
Kylie B
Thrilling film. The effects are pretty rubbish by today's standards, but the overall atmosphere of the film really makes up for it. Charles Grey gives an… More
El Hombre Invisible
The Devil Rides Out is a great film that has been overshadowed by Hammer's more famous films. With some special effects that might seem laughable today,… More
Stella Dallas
a really spooky occult thriller with christopher lee trying to save his friends from a coven of witches. charles gray is fantastically evil and may look… More
Wahida K
A great Horror Classic.
Stephen M
One of the best films Hammer made, this sees the studio casting about for new horror subjects and coming up with an adaptation of Dennis Wheatley's… More