The Abominable Dr. Phibes

"Excellent"

The Abominable Dr. Phibes Review


One of the '70s juiciest entries into the horror genre, The Abominable Dr. Phibes is Vincent Price at his campy best, a former doctor and concert organist (go figure that one out yourself) who is exacting revenge on the nine doctors he blames for botching his wife's surgery, which ended with her death. Through a series of tortuous means that would make a Bond villain green with envy, the hideous Phibes is matched by Joseph Cotten as the doc at the end of the road. A crazy script and an awesome score make this a true classic.


The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Facts and Figures

Run time: 94 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 18th May 1971

Distributed by: Orion Home Video

Production compaines: American International Pictures (AIP)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Fresh: 21 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 7.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , Louis M. Heyward

Starring: as Dr. Anton Phibes, as Dr. Vesalius, as Vulnavia, as Dr. Longstreet, as Lem Vesalius, as Nurse Allen, David Hutcheson as Dr. Hedgepath, Edward Burnham as Dr. Dunwoody, as Dr. Hargreaves, Peter Gilmore as Dr. Kitaj, Maurice Kaufmann as Dr. Whitcombe, as Inspector Trout, Derek Godfrey as Crow, Norman Jones as Sgt. Schenley, John Cater as Waverley, Alan Zipson as 1st Police Official, Dallas Adams as 2nd Police Official, James Grout as Sergeant, Alister Williamson as 1st Policeman, Thomas Heathcote as 2nd Policeman, Ian Marter as 3rd Policeman, Julian Grant as 4th Policeman, as Rabbi, Aubrey Woods as Goldsmith, as Darrow, Barbara Keogh as Mrs. Frawley, Charles Farrell as Chauffeur, John Franklyn as Graveyard Attendant, Walter Horsbrugh as Ross, the Butler, as Victoria Phibes


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