Experiment in Terror
Experiment in Terror (1962)

John Ripley (Glenn Ford) is the FBI agent called in to investigate a bank robbery that appears to be an inside job. Kelly (Lee Remick) is the terrified bank clerk who confides in Ripley when the sadistic mastermind of the crime threatens to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1962
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2003
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Chris Wicking
Time Out

After Carpenter and De Palma, it may seem a little dated; yet Edwards' classical feel for pure cinema remains unalloyed.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Emanuel Levy

This stylish noir thriller is one of Blak Edwards' best films and one of the genre's highlights, well acted by Lee Remick, exquisitely shot by Philip Lathrop, and moodily composed by Henry Mancini, who contributes a great jazz score

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Superior thriller from before Edwards' typecasting as a comedy specialist.

Steve Crum

One of director Blake Edwards' best w/terrific Mancini score.

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Stella Dallas
like a bridge between film noir detective stories and the modern thriller, this really was an experiment on the part of blake edwards, much better known for his… More
Michael Gildea
Unfortunately, Experiment in Terror was one of those pesky "those who don't remember the past are condemned to repeat it" moments for me when I… More
Danny Rovira
Blake Edwards' taut-suspense classic about a beautiful bank clerk, played wonderfully by Lee Remick who is terrorized by a murderous asthmatic-voiced… More