The Haunted Palace
The Haunted Palace (1963)

Based on the work of celebrated novelist H.P. Lovecraft, this film showcases Vincent Price, playing dual roles as both a warlock burnt in 1765 and his descendant, who arrives to take up residence at the family estate generations later.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 28, 1963
DVD Release Date: March 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Slack storytelling and an unsatisfying ending make this the weakest picture in the Poe-Corman-Price series.

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Jeremy Heilman

Corman's widescreen framing, the blazing Technicolor photography, and the effectively maximized production values created a convincing, if twisted, world.

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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve

Though a fine movie in its own right, The Haunted Palace feels a bit too familiar for its own good at times.

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Staci Layne Wilson

A terrific, atmospheric little spooker.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The apex of Corman's skill for reworking AIP's standing Gothic sets to get the maximum possible bang for his buck.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Vincent Price is deliciously maddening in a dual role...

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
The more times I watch this movie, the more I like it. There are some great actors in this movie, and the story is really cool, it's based on a Lovecraft… More
hawk ledge
Marvelous exercise in Grand Guignol, great sets, spooky atmosphere, fine screenplay by scenarist Charles Beaumont based on H.P. Lovecraft's The Strange… More
Greg S
When the great-grandson of a warlock (Vincent Price, in both roles) inherits a crumbling palace in Arkham, Massachusetts, bad things are sure to follow for… More
Bruce Bruce
Another great Vincemt Price Horror Ole School Video. As Most of his others its outstanding. Glad he wasn't my creepy Grandpa. Add to your collection, you… More