The Gorgon
The Gorgon (1965)

A small German town falls prey to an unseen monster that turns its victims into lifeless statues in this mid-'60s outing from Hammer Studios. When the girlfriend of bohemian artist Bruno Heitz (Jeremy Longhurst) becomes the latest… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 17, 1965
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Definitely Hammer at its best.

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Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

The Gorgon is an interesting addition to the ... pantheon of classic monster movies - a sort of tragic love story told as a Gothic fairy tale.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Fares slightly better [than The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll].

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Enjoyable nonsense; the passing decades have rendered it more nonsenical, and thus more enjoyable.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's too bad the make-up department couldn't get right the look of The Gorgon ... .

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
This is in my opinion, one of the classic 'Hammer' films. Almost the entire film takes place at night on full moons, which gives the film an added… More
Michael Gildea
The Gorgon is a fun but not phenomenal Hammer movie. Directed by Hammer master Terence Fisher, The Gorgon can boast everything from gothic settings to the… More
William Sleet
Recently re-watched this one - after dismissing it as tosh for many years. It's now become of of my favourite of all films from Hammer. The reveal itself… More
xGary Xx
Anyone with an affection for Hammer horror cannot fail to enjoy this; it has the angry torch wielding mob, busty country lasses with bouffants biting the dust… More
AJ Verser
This movie is typical and dull, even though I was surprised to see Christopher Lee not playing the monster in this. Other than that, this movie is predictable… More
Eduardo C
One of the more beautifully photographed Hammer films but not one of the best written. Worth seeing for the atmosphere (Terence Fisher was a god) and some of… More