Madhouse (1974)

Paul's career as a horror-film star came to an abrupt halt after his fiancee was decapitated. His old friend Herbert is sponsoring him for a comeback in a TV series, playing his old role of "Dr. Death." Unfortunately for him,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 1, 1974
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2015
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Madhouse is far more silly than suspenseful, and the identity of the killer is never once in doubt, but as a vehicle for Price -- and as a behind-the-scenes peek at filmmaking -- it's worth a late-night watch.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Cheesy but enjoyable.

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Steve Biodrowski

A weak genre effort, Madhouse makes little if any effort to transcend the horror label, instead offering up familiar elements for the benefit of undemanding viewers. Nevertheless, it is amusing for [Vincent] Price fans.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

only worth something because of the bizarre ending

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Stephen M
Vincent Price plays a washed-up B-movie star who may have a problem getting out of character when his celebrated alter ego, Doctor Death, apparently commits a… More
Bruce Bruce
I watched this one on Netflix over the web. Not sure why everyone is so pissed about Netflix, I've been a member since they started and feel that its a… More
Tim Salmons
And here we are again with another Vincent Price classic. I call it as such because the film is slightly autobigoraphical in nature, but disguised as a horror… More
Aj V
I really liked this movie, Price almost plays himself, as he's a horror movie star in the movie. It's really interesting, and if you're a fan of… More
Randy Tippy
A mildly effective but harmless vehicle for venerable horror icons Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff.
Greg S
When young actresses start turning up dead, suspicion naturally focuses on horror icon Paul Toombes, who has just been released from a mental hospital and is… More