The Raven
The Raven (1935)

In this chiller, a brilliant but deranged brain surgeon seeks revenge on the woman who spurned his marriage proposal. With the help of an escaped convict, he traps the girl, her father, and her boyfriend in his Edgar Allan Poe-inspired… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 10, 1992
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Vintage 'delicious torture'

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Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

Lugosi is resplendent in his crisp formal attire as he spouts melodramatic dialogue, while Karloff skulks around trying to terrify with his crumpled countenance.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Silly over the top horror, lamely directed, but with Lugosi at his most outrageous

Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

It is no masterpiece..., but it is an enduring entertainment, especially for Lugosi fans.

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Leonard Klady
Movie City News

3.5

Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Creepy, atmospheric doings headlined by Karloff and Lugosi.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Love that "elevator bedroom" and the Poe-inspired basement!

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
A brilliant old horror movie with the great old horror actors! A must see.
Michael Gildea
So atmospheric and creepy--an aesthetic delight. In the minus column it's gimmicky as all hell. Riding Poe's coat tails for the sole purpose of… More
Greg S
Lugosi is a mad surgeon who saves a beautiful dancer's life and falls in love with her; Karloff is an escaped criminal who comes to the doctor begging for… More
Stella Dallas
i don't think it gets much campier than this. so bad it's good? it's actually funny. there is a raven but this bears little relation to… More

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