The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

In the 17th century, the arrogant, cruel Hugo Baskerville (David Oxley) brutalizes a servant and prepares to turn the man's daughter over to his equally depraved companions, but she escapes. When he catches up with the girl in a ruined… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 7, 2002
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

Being a Hammer production, the cinematography is stylish and just gaudy enough, with that distinctive Hammer gothic plumage...

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

They don't make Sherlock Holmes films better than this superbly cast and told 1959 version from Hammer Studios...

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Vivid, exciting Hammer production.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of the best of all Sherlock Holmes films

Luanne Brown
Chico Enterprise-Record

This classic is no dog!


Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
Fantastic casting and superb direction make The Hound of the Baskervilles not only what I'm sure is one of the best Sherlock Holmes adaptations (actually,… More
Red Lats
Good whodunit
AJ Verser
I saw this movie on TV, I'm sure it's confusing enough without having the commercials interrupting all the time, but I really had a hard time… More
Robert C
Call me crazy, but "Hammer Time" has only ever meant; dimming the lights and curling up on the couch for some chessy, creepy horror films. To this… More
Dean !
A great British hammer horror starring Peter Cushing. Still my favourite version of this story!
xGary Xx
Hammer's version of one the the most oft-filmed stories in cinema is also one of the best. It features artful direction from Terence Fisher (who was also… More