Doctor X
Doctor X (1932)

Fay Wray screams when she first lays eyes on Lionel Atwill in Doctor X, but don't let that fool you. Atwill plays Fay's father this time around, and he may very well not be the diabolical "Moon Murderer" whom the police… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 3, 1932
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Doctor X is notable for a number of reasons, including the use of early two-strip Technicolor and the impressive Max Factor makeup.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis is the film's dark, shadowy look, an obvious carryover from the German Expressionism of the previous decade, that contributes most to its effectiveness.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

O technicolor de duas cores e a influência clara do expressionismo alemão criam belas imagens e uma boa atmosfera, mas a trama é ridícula e o personagem de Tracy é irritante e parece ter saído de um cartoon.

Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Not the most frightening or memorable horror film to come out of the 1930s, but inventive in its early and idiosyncratic use of color and in its remarkable set design.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Disappoints as it plays like your average Charlie Chan crime thriller with some rather lame comic relief, a hardly puzzling mystery story and mostly stilted acting.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Over-the-top in its own right, and it's all wrapped in German Expressionist sets and shadows enhanced by the otherworldly look of early two-color Technicolor.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This movie combines mad scientists and mystery movies, which makes for a very interesting movie.
Antonius Block
Oof. Not a good one, even for the camp value. The premise is interesting enough: a "Moon Killer" is on the loose, murdering and surgically cutting… More
Brandon Siddall
There was a period of time between like 1929 and 1932 when the motion picture industry didn't really regulate what was going on in pictures, so there were… More