Danger: Diabolik
Danger: Diabolik (1968)

Diabolik (John Phillip Law) is the criminal mastermind who has just pulled off a huge heist. He spends most of his free time with his girlfriend, Eva (Marisa Mell), in fond embrace. The police minister (Terry-Thomas) is approached by… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 1968
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2005
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Milne
Time Out

A delightfully outlandish comic strip directed by the master of the Italian B movie.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Although it's too long and eventually loses track of Itself, Danger: Diabolik is very nearly the movie Barbarella should have been.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Way too much like something left over from the Adam West Batman series to impress me the way it was supposed to.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

Bava lets the action play loose and big, but a sly subversion lurks beneath its camp exterior.

Sky Cinema

Entertaining comic-strip adventure.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Stylish lightweight silly tongue-in-cheek B movie caper film.

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Howard Thompson
New York Times

Infantile junk.

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Brian Salisbury
Film School Rejects

An amalgamation of the first six James Bond films had a love child with the Batman television series.

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Erich Kuersten

For Bava as for Daibolik, aesthetic beauty and tactile sensation trump emotional connection and spiritual depth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Bava's direction is what truly makes D:D stand above other similar cinematic affairs. Morricone's super groovy soundtrack helps a lot too. A shame… More
Bruce Bruce
Danger Diabolik - A outstanding movie from 1968. Diabolik was taken from an Italian Comic, much like our marvel comics. Diabolik movie was made about the same… More
Tim Salmons
Not quite the campfest I expected. Mediocre, but worth a watch.
Ken Stachnik
I can't even begin to describe the cornucopia of ocular delights that is Danger: Diabolik. One of the grooviest movies ever! This movie DRIPS with pop… More
Stella Dallas
james bond meets the pink panther with a whole lot of sixties pop style. the weak script and cheesy acting don't keep this from being great fun. really… More
Dean McKenna
An okay action-adventure of a suave, psychedelic-era thief, based on an Italian comic book, outwits the police and government agents assigned to catch him in a… More