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The Raven (1963)
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Summary: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem. (imdb)
Country: USA
Directed By: Roger Corman
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na Jeanie72
62
T3
na DrPhibes
90
T9
na metz
60
T8
na Kartoffeln!
75
T5
na karamazov.
56
T5
Epic sorcerer battle. Long time since I've seen this.
na deckard0
75
T2
na nunstrangler
71
T6
na landpwner
62
T5
na Barkinson
55
T6
na soybomb42
84
T7
na JooJoo
6
T6
Three veterans of horror team-up with a young Jack Nicholson for this silly old thing.
na glm01
79
T6
79.000
na Ronin167
59
T5
na finney28
60
T5
na octanoid77
95
T6
na BlueHeat
70
T6
na Budhisattva
52
T1
na jeff_v
59
T3
na raydale
70
T6
na sirphibes
77
T8
na bruinsfan
81
T5
na odinkirk
85
T8
na Dirk33
85
T8
na dotCommunism
60
T3
na envy
50
T3
na PeaceAnarchy
75
T5
Price, Lorre, Karloff, Nicholson. Really that's reason enough to watch this silly movie that turns The Raven into a film about wizards and magic duels. It's completely absurd but fun to watch because while no one is taking any of it seriously they're still doing just enough to give us good campy fun.
na bloodsome
86
T8
na cherrorist
63
T4
na barfly
66
T5
na Travisbickle
75
T3
na peppert
50
T3
na nuotio
40
T2
na joker203
40
T1
na TJ Ximenez
80
T6
na billkerwin
76
T4
Better than the Corman's usual Poe stuff--perhaps because it bears almost no relation to the poem itself. The magician's duel between Price and Karloff is enchanting (pun intended).
na ahherdemc
67
T3
na KMcNeil
6
T6
na madderroot
68
T7
na e-ball
69
T5
na fakesenator
63
T5
na jsopanen
45
T3
na joseywales
72
T7
Wonderful cast and a fun story, nothing more.
na RCMERCHANT
85
T8
na SirVasil
80
T9
Roger Corman is definitely the king of B movies.
na Pingy
86
T4
na filmcricket
67
T7
na kangadoodoo
60
T6
na Walterpoa
35
T1
na m4th3u5
64
T3
na wcsae
45
T4
na macumbalove
50
T6
na slayn
75
T5
na SmokeKnows
75
T8
na sjostrand
49
T5
na vlmecc
56
T2
na pillowbookw
91
T8
na ROCKETMAN
44
T4
na dfernandes
65
T3
na WBadger
60
T4
na chiphall72
57
T3
na k.van.
8
T6
na barbarrett
67
T3
na kris2222
80
T6
na Zoltan
85
T10
na Lord Moe
76
T5
Roger Corman goes for a straight horror comedy in this adaptation of the famous Poe poem, "The Raven," and it works like a charm. It's filled with wonderfully cliche gothic sets and themes which make you feel right at home when watching it during Halloween season. The cast is wonderful and is filled with cinema legends; Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, and Jack Nicholson all play key roles in this film. Very funny and very tongue-in-cheek, "The Raven" is sure to entertain.
na schnofel
40
T3
na RadioFreeLee
75
T5
na ChrisReynold
63
T6
na Cronos
90
T10
na DePalma
62
T7
na hotsake
64
T4
na TheRev
78
T6
na dbentien
60
T5
na SirRobbie
60
T3
na sweevo
90
T9
na Ariana23
75
T5
na Razuna
70
T3
na djross
45
T4
na cinebaixar
66
T1
na arzinger
60
T4
na TheDenizen
60
T5
Cheesy horror-comedy featuring three Hollywood veterans, this movie is really only entertaining on a novelty level.
na freakman
85
T8
na gcgiles
80
T4
na madiso
70
T9
na pjdevitt
80
T3
na EgbertSouse
90
T8
Price. Karloff. Lorre. Nicholson? Damn funny and it's obvious the actors had a lot of fun making this.
na dharmabum
68
T6
na KramYessev
82
T10
Oh my god, this was fucking fantastic. Back in the day, this must have been every horror fan's (with a sense of humor) dream; Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff (and a young Jack Nicholson who does a pretty awful job), all in the same movie and all doing a fantastic job! I had a massive grin on my face the entire time, especially during the duel, which was fantastic. It's a shame it wasn't a serious adaptation of Poe's poem though. 'What's that?' 'Entrails of troubled horse..'
na Dedalus
70
T5
na merve
68
T6
na RNG
75
T8
na teecee
50
T8
na miss jesus
44
T3
na fenixdown
73
T5
Pretty funny with some dry spells.
na Rafael
90
T7
na sunbirdhawk
97
T9
na adidawha
77
T6
na jodamico
76
T6
na Kvist
62
T6
na KasperL
30
T2
na gwynplaine
65
T3
na Simon M.
82
T7
na keskin
67
T6
na Sacit
80
T7
na NightGoat72
70
T6
na blackbasset
84
T8
na mariestdenis
79
T6
na JJ1986
50
T3
na QREX
20
T4
na ZombieBuffet
60
T5
na Bemis
80
T6
na IMDb-byvotes
67
T4
na Barraoc
60
T5
na LeonX
65
T4
na meester
70
T6
na ticklemonstr
80
T7
na x-human
71
T4
Starts off rather terrible with completely unfunny Price and Lorre with a bumbling Nicholson. It doesn't get any better until Karloff enters the picture; what they really needed was a straight man and Boris is one of the best. This film gets much more interesting when finally the ravishing Hazel Court appears in a darker role. The old school wizards' duel is awesome in a cheesy but secretly always wanted to see sort of way. Overall disappointing but the final act is satisfying.
na mightysparks
50
T4
na rb42083
80
T6
na frostywolf
80
T8
na nothing
33
T2
na wonderland
99
T9
na KTK
1
T3
na Bavafreak
65
T3
na jmsenise
74
T5
na pilotpirx
70
T5
na Komond
30
T2
I think this is the movie by Corman I enjoyed less. Apart from the usual good points of his movies, the lack of a really good humour (note: it's a comedy) spoils it and didn't work for me, it even made me sleepy. Corman has made better things, even better bad things.
na mtorgay
40
T1
na gimmefiction
60
T4
na Pioneer
60
T2
na PaulCurtis
85
T7
na supergloo
7
T5
na astrakhan
76
T5
na rottentomat
90
T9
na Jgirl2688
77
T5
This movie is fun to watch, it's exciting, funny, and the actors are great to watch.
na PeterDK
75
T3
na Darkling
70
T7
na zopz
60
T3
na SickForay
70
T6
na revolverjgw
75
T2
na MentalCritic
74
T8
na bender
85
T9
na Aether
0
T6
na CMQuinn
8
T8
na lansaldo
60
T3
na naviniea
40
T2
na bentien
55
T5
na Stain
80
T7
na avgcrtckr
52
T5
na filmaffinity
66
T7
na cblur21
58
T4
na jonfoto
78
T4
na musidora
45
T8
na Ronin21
67
T3
na callmepiano
100
T9
na Robgower
80
T7
na paghat
84
T8
na Dunstan-x
54
T4
na mucow
56
T4
And people complain about movies having nothing to do with their source material now. Still a cute movie.
na dpanov
60
T3
na TheDude1973
50
T2
na tyoda
45
T4
na Crazy Jack
70
T6
na terrymac
61
T5
na kyvetti
50
T2
na reddetnesahc
47
T1
na imdb
67
T6
na aaaaaaarrggg
71
T7
na Bacchanalian
70
T6
na theseventhl
85
T3
na TroyAnderson
65
T6
na brickwall
76
T7
na plantedtrees
81
T7
na PerryStroika
58
T4
Average Tier 5.22 from 174 Rankings rss