Incubus (1965)

One of the strangest productions ever committed to celluloid, and the first feature with all dialogue recorded in Esperanto, this bizarre supernatural art-horror epic, hailed by Famous Monsters founder Forrest J. Ackerman as "the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1965
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2001
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A cool little oddity.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

Shatner still gets the women, even with the handicap of having to woo them in Esperanto,

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

It stars William Shatner, and it's in a made-up language. If you need to know more, this film is not for you.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This bizarre supernatural art-horror film is the first feature with all dialogue recorded in Esperanto ...

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Scott Von Doviak

Like a foreign film from a country that never existed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Incubus claws a star and a half out of my hands for the cinematography. This film is gorgeous, I won't fight anyone on that. The high-key lighting gives… More
Ken Stachnik
Very very weird. The only movie ever shot in Esperanto
Aj V
Why would Star Trek star William Shatner agree to be in an horror movie where he would have to speak Esperanto is beyond me, but for some reason I loved it.… More
Michael Gildea
Complete and total ridiculousness. Classic Shatner overacting.
Cindy I
Move over, Mel Gibson. You weren't the first to make a film in a dead or near dead language. Leslie Stevens got there before you. This film was made in… More
Eric Broome
Believe it or not, "Incubus" really does have an Ingmar Bergman feel. Conrad Hall's eerie, black-and-white cinematography is more the film's… More