The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)

Few famous novels have been filmed as often as Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo--and few versions are as enjoyable as this 1934 adaptation starring Robert Donat. Donat plays Edmond Dantes, wrongly accused of a plot against the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 7, 1934
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Sean Axmaker
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... slow and static and creaky, stopping dead for monologues and exposition to explain what the film can't afford to show.

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Stella Dallas
somewhat melodramatic but still the best film adaptation of dumas' classic, a childhood fave of mine. <3 robert donat
Barry Lappin
Loved it...and the eternal remakes. Great stories have a habit of making any movie.
Veronique Kwak
"the count of monte cristo" is the first sound flick adapted from dumas' masterpiece. and it shows the versatile scale of the 39 steps legendary… More
cody franklin
Nice adaptation of a good story. Donat is flawless as usual and the supporting cast does a great job too. I love the old swashbuckling films of the… More