Dr. Cyclops
Dr. Cyclops (1940)

In this film, the evil Dr. Thorkel (Albert Dekker) has developed a way to shrink people to a minuscule size and sets about inflicting his experiments on everyone he can find.

Rated: G
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Release Date: April 12, 1940
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Fernando F. Croce

In Ernest B. Schoedsack's fantasy of characters at the mercy of high and low camera angles, every other shot is a pulp poem

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Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Terrific, old-fashioned thriller.

Dennis Schwartz
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Albert Dekker is marvelous as the eccentric biologist.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Great effects and a strong performance from Dekker, but not really compelling

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Another film from the ultimate Sci Fi Collection. This is about a film where a Doctor is using uranium to miniaturizes things, The miniature horse is pretty… More
Anthony Valletta
If you have nothing better to do, this might fill your time.
Aj V
This movie feels like a 50s B movie, and it's pretty much the same story as the late 50s movie, Attack of the Puppet People, but Dr. Cyclops got there… More
Randy Tippy
Dr. Alexander Thorkel has discovered a way to use radiation to shrink pigs, horses and other assorted animals to a fraction of their former size. Obsessed with… More