The Masque of the Red Death
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 24, 1964
DVD Release Date: February 23, 2002
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Perhaps the best of the Poe-Corman-Price pics, with Vincent delivering a potent performance as Prince Prospero.

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

There's an inherent danger in filling in all the gaps of a story whose power lies in its omissions.

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Phil Hubbs
Corman adaptation of original Poe material number seven, again in conjunction with American International Pictures, and again with Vincent Price. Being based… More
Bruce Bruce
From the MGM Midnite Movie Collection, this film produced by Alta Vista Productions in 1964 must have entertained many a people at the Drive In's across… More
Carlos Magalh„es
Price is at his most diabolical here, while the stunning sets, costumes and cinematography help create an entrancing Gothic atmosphere in this which is most… More
Brandon Siddall
Masque of the Red Death by Roger Corman is more of a work of art than a film. The movie has beautifully colored sets and perfectly constructed costumes; the… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
A well done adaptation by Corman, with good ol Vincent in the lead role.