What's the Matter with Helen?
What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)

Two women move to Hollywood and attempt to start a home for talented youngsters but find themselves unable to escape their dark pasts. This thriller centers on the strange series of events that follows, which include a number of unexplained… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 30, 1971
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The same thing that's wrong with Helen, is what's wrong with this pic%u2014it's too loony to be taken either seriously or humorously.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Bizarre cultish thriller from the underrated Curtis Harrington.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

The layers of pastiche that fuel What's the Matter with Helen? multiply like Shelly Winters's titular character's fat white rabbits.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

An unseemly vibe of failed comedic horror, or - depending on your point of view - successfully bad high camp, with an inordinate number of incongruous dance numbers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Starts out strong, drags in the middle and ends strong. I don't particularly like the DVD cover, which gives away the ending a bit, but it's not… More
jay nixon
More a drama with suspense elements than a horror film. Debbie looks like a million and Shelley gives a good performance in the beginning until she starts… More
Sylvester Kuo
Not exactly what I expected. The thriller element was not well presented, not exactly a drama either. I enjoy the dance, sure, but that's all there is. The… More

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