The List of Adrian Messenger
The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)

In this film, Adrian Messenger asks his friend to check on the whereabouts of eleven men on a list. Not long afterward, the plane on which Messenger is travelling is deliberately blown up. We soon learn that the mystery killer adopts a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 12, 1994
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

An even more damaging miscue is the utilization of stars who are hidden behind facial disguises in fundamentally inconsequential roles.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Convoluted but absorbing.

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Film4

Huston displays a heavy hand, demanding our indulgence.

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Tom Milne
Time Out

Saddled with an incredibly creaky whodunit plot, this thriller should really have been set in Victorian times to accommodate its villain with a passion for disguises, its Holmesian detective in a bowler hat, its murder in a fog-bound Limehouse.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Reasonably entertaining old-fashioned creaky whodunit.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

A captivating murder mystery, and although the viewer finds out fairly early on who the killer is, the mystery of his motive and the suspense of his capture are sufficient to keep one glued to the screen.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A thoroughly enjoyable murder mystery in the classic style.

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