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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 EgbertSouse
90
T8
Price. Karloff. Lorre. Nicholson? Damn funny and it's obvious the actors had a lot of fun making this.
na ReidGS
74
T4
na bruinsfan
81
T5
na jeff_v
59
T3
na mariestdenis
79
T6
na brickwall
76
T7
na paghat
84
T8
na KasperL
30
T2
na ahherdemc
67
T3
na gimmefiction
60
T4
na PeterDK
75
T3
na TJ Ximenez
80
T6
na sjostrand
49
T5
na jsopanen
45
T3
na soybomb42
84
T7
na astrakhan
76
T5
na filmaffinity
66
T7
na karamazov.
56
T5
Epic sorcerer battle. Long time since I've seen this.
na naviniea
40
T2
na rb42083
80
T6
na supergloo
7
T5
na fakesenator
63
T5
na fenixdown
73
T5
Pretty funny with some dry spells.
na NightGoat72
70
T6
na gcgiles
80
T4
na Razuna
70
T3
na felixm85
70
T4
na pilotpirx
70
T5
na LeonX
65
T4
na SirRobbie
60
T3
na avgcrtckr
52
T5
na merve
68
T6
na bloodsome
86
T8
na deckard0
75
T2
na plantedtrees
81
T7
na e-ball
69
T5
na BlueHeat
70
T6
na ZombieBuffet
60
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 Dunstan-x
54
T4
na dotCommunism
60
T3
na joseywales
72
T7
Wonderful cast and a fun story, nothing more.
na SirVasil
80
T9
Roger Corman is definitely the king of B movies.
na Cronos
90
T10
na hotsake
64
T4
na freakman
85
T8
na WBadger
60
T4
na KMcNeil
6
T6
na rottentomat
90
T9
na nuotio
40
T2
na blackbasset
84
T8
na Lonewolf2003
60
T2
na wcsae
45
T4
na Budhisattva
52
T1
na peppert
50
T3
na Jgirl2688
77
T5
This movie is fun to watch, it's exciting, funny, and the actors are great to watch.
na theseventhl
85
T3
na Ronin167
59
T5
na macumbalove
50
T6
na imdb
67
T6
na Aether
0
T6
na RNG
75
T8
na pillowbookw
91
T8
na mightysparks
50
T4
na sebby
53
T3
na vlmecc
56
T2
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 zopz
60
T3
na mucow
56
T4
And people complain about movies having nothing to do with their source material now. Still a cute movie.
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 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 raydale
70
T6
na Barraoc
60
T5
na ticklemonstr
80
T7
na chiphall72
57
T3
na dpanov
60
T3
na cblur21
58
T4
na Bacchanalian
70
T6
na Stain
80
T7
na QREX
20
T4
na Zoltan
85
T10
na meester
70
T6
na DePalma
62
T7
na musidora
45
T8
na teecee
50
T8
na DrPhibes
90
T9
na miss jesus
44
T3
na kangadoodoo
60
T6
na slayn
75
T5
na barfly
66
T5
na nothing
33
T2
na Pingy
86
T4
na Walterpoa
35
T1
na Kvist
62
T6
na Ariana23
75
T5
na Kartoffeln!
75
T5
na arzinger
60
T4
na aaaaaaarrggg
71
T7
na Darkling
70
T7
na PerryStroika
58
T4
na dbentien
60
T5
na Pioneer
60
T2
na odinkirk
85
T8
na ChrisReynold
63
T6
na Rafael
90
T7
na dfernandes
65
T3
na wonderland
99
T9
na Robgower
80
T7
na m4th3u5
64
T3
na JJ1986
50
T3
na TroyAnderson
65
T6
na jodamico
76
T6
na Crazy Jack
70
T6
na Jeanie72
62
T3
na Sacit
80
T7
na PaulCurtis
85
T7
na SickForay
70
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 lansaldo
60
T3
na sunbirdhawk
97
T9
na jmsenise
74
T5
na DocBrowne
72
T5
na envy
50
T3
na ROCKETMAN
44
T4
na barbarrett
67
T3
na MentalCritic
75
T8
na gwynplaine
65
T3
na Dirk33
85
T8
na IMDb-byvotes
67
T4
na callmepiano
100
T9
na Bemis
80
T6
na finney28
60
T5
na k.van.
8
T6
na Ronin21
67
T3
na keskin
67
T6
na terrymac
61
T5
na madderroot
68
T7
na jonfoto
78
T4
na Wolfbrother
91
T8
na dharmabum
68
T6
na KTK
1
T3
na Bavafreak
65
T3
na Simon M.
82
T7
na glm01
79
T6
79.000
na metz
60
T8
na octanoid77
95
T6
na Dedalus
70
T5
na TheDude1973
50
T2
na bender
85
T9
na adidawha
77
T6
na filmcricket
67
T7
na nunstrangler
71
T6
na cherrorist
63
T4
na tyoda
45
T4
na pjdevitt
80
T3
na reddetnesahc
47
T1
na revolverjgw
75
T2
na JooJoo
6
T6
Three veterans of horror team-up with a young Jack Nicholson for this silly old thing.
na schnofel
40
T3
na TheDenizen
60
T5
Cheesy horror-comedy featuring three Hollywood veterans, this movie is really only entertaining on a novelty level.
na sweevo
90
T9
na djross
45
T4
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 TheRev
78
T6
na bentien
55
T5
na CMQuinn
8
T8
na SmokeKnows
75
T8
na joker203
40
T1
na Thoraxe
85
T6
na sirphibes
77
T8
na mtorgay
40
T1
na Barkinson
55
T6
na RCMERCHANT
85
T8
na kris2222
80
T6
na landpwner
62
T5
na madiso
70
T9
na cinebaixar
66
T1
na frostywolf
80
T8
na RadioFreeLee
75
T5
na kyvetti
50
T2
na Travisbickle
75
T3
Average Tier 5.19 from 181 Rankings rss