Bunny Lake Is Missing
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

Based on the mystery novel by Marryam Modell (using the pseudonym Evelyn Piper), Bunny Lake Is Missing is a bizarre study in motherhood, kindness, enigma, and insanity. Ann Lake (Carol Lynley), an American freshly relocated to England,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 3, 1965
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2005
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

Upon contact with an electric guitar, Otto Preminger, born in 1906, got a shock, which he conveys in this jangled psychological thriller from 1965, set in swinging London.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a promising thriller that slowly-but-surely wears out its welcome.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Somehow the unconvincing story is engrossing, as the marvelous supporting cast put it over... .

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Time Out

A middling thriller,

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Emanuel Levy

One of Preminger's best films, this stylish psychological mystery-thriller is extremely well shot and well acted by Olivier, Carol Lynley and Keir Dulea.

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TV Guide

Olivier is excellent as the analytical inspector, his easy-going grace a delightful contrast to the two stars.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The effect is stingingly poignant.

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Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

A solid-but-frustratingly-tantalizing experience.

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Dan Fienberg

Artfully directed, professionally performed and just twisty enough to make viewers get lost in the overtly Hitchcockian trappings...

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
!!! SPOILER ALERT !!! This movie sucks.
Michael Gildea
Great performances (namely Lawrence Olivier), incredible titles by Saul Bass and even better direction from Otto Preminger who delivers 25 of the most jarring… More
Jennifer D
Whenever I watch a good film and don't like it, I feel like I'm missing something. And this was one of those moments. Okay, not entirely true, I liked… More
Ken Stachnik
A campy creepy cult classic from the madman Otto Preminger. Performances all round are top notch. Extra awesome creepy award goes to the landlord. I feel all… More
Stella Dallas
umm wtf? one of the most ridiculous 'thriller's i've seen. the americans were just embarrassing, especially in the final scene. olivier can do… More
Alec Barniskis
The ending pushes the limit on psychological credibility so far that it almost completely strays into unwanted camp territory, but before that its a simple… More