The Reptile
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This chilling monster film metaphorically examines the horrors brought home by British colonialism. Harry and Valerie (Ray Barrett, Jennifer Daniel) inherit the Cornwall home of Harry's brother, who died under mysterious circumstances. The local villagers are tight-lipped and afraid, and the couple's neighbor, the hostile Dr. Franklin (Noel Willman), hides in a large mansion with his frightened daughter Anna (Jacqueline Pearce) and a strange foreign man (Marne Maitland). The truth is that Franklin had been investigating a secret tribe of snake-people on his last trip to Borneo, and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of the better Hammer films."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Better than average -- and often overlooked -- Hammer opus."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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