The Raven
The Raven (1935)

A brilliant but deranged brain surgeon seeks revenge on the woman who spurned his marriage proposal in this well-performed chiller. With the help of an escaped convict, he traps the girl, her father, and her boyfriend in his Edgar Allan… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 8, 1935
DVD Release Date: September 10, 1992
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Fernando F. Croce

Vintage 'delicious torture'

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Staci Layne Wilson

Lugosi is resplendent in his crisp formal attire as he spouts melodramatic dialogue, while Karloff skulks around trying to terrify with his crumpled countenance.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Silly over the top horror, lamely directed, but with Lugosi at his most outrageous

Steve Biodrowski

It is no masterpiece..., but it is an enduring entertainment, especially for Lugosi fans.

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Leonard Klady
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Steve Crum

Creepy, atmospheric doings headlined by Karloff and Lugosi.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Love that "elevator bedroom" and the Poe-inspired basement!

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
A brilliant old horror movie with the great old horror actors! A must see.
Michael Gildea
So atmospheric and creepy--an aesthetic delight. In the minus column it's gimmicky as all hell. Riding Poe's coat tails for the sole purpose of… More
Greg S
Lugosi is a mad surgeon who saves a beautiful dancer's life and falls in love with her; Karloff is an escaped criminal who comes to the doctor begging for… More
Brandon Siddall
Here we have yet another Boris Karloff and Edgar Allen Poe movie from Universal. Despite the title the movie isn't about the Edgar Allen Poe story. Instead… More
Stella Dallas
i don't think it gets much campier than this. so bad it's good? it's actually funny. there is a raven but this bears little relation to… More

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