The Mysterious Lady
The Mysterious Lady (1928)

Based on a lugubrious novel by Ludwig Wolff, The Mysterious Lady is a romance/espionage tailored to the talents of Greta Garbo. The divine Miss G plays an alluring Russian spy, directly answerable to satanic-featured general Gustav von… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 4, 1928
DVD Release Date: June 19, 1991
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Using up 83 minutes to unload this yarn is ridiculous.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A fascinating, beautifully crafted film that never quite seems to know what it wants to be, but waffles about with such grace and style that you finally don't care.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Garbo acquits herself well as the tortured lover.

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Beth Accomando


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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Standard Garbo melodrama is overblown but entertaining if you're a fan. Greta is breathtaking, amazingly contemporary in appearance for a film that is… More
Aj V
This movie seemed like the average romance plot where they're in love and they're spies during wartime so it's tragic. But it's not totally… More