The Terror Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 19278

Average Rating: 2.1/4

# of Ratings: 18

Theatrical Release Date: 06/17/1963

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Roger Corman

Actors: Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight, Dick Miller, Dorothy Neumann, Jonathan Haze

Plot: A French soldier tries to unravel a mystery of a missing girl from a baron. The son of a witch and the baron's butler gets involved. A twist occurs as to who is living and who may already be dead...

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Rating of
1.5/4

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 12/08/2011

You have a man speaking softly as if whispering to Andre Duvalier (Jack Nicholson) a French soldier saved by Helene (Sandra Knight). The screenplay and dialogues were so scripted. Not even Francis Ford Coppola could rescue this dramatic horror, which unfortunately lacks on both accounts. So many dragging scenes, unrealistic effects while the score tries to make it scary. Fight sequences were at times laughable. Its only positive aspects were the set location, costumes and cinematography. Its main premise is revenge for a murdered son and lies. The Terror is a boring flick which could have been better and the only thing worth seeing is how a young Nicholson perform in a supposedly horror film.

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Rating of
1/4

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Franz Patrick - wrote on 01/14/2008

This is another one of those horror "classics" that fails to deliver the scares. The only thing this film had going for it was Jack Nicholson in his younger days. But that faded away as well because the script is so nondescript. Other than noticing how much Jack Nicholson has aged after forty years, this is an empty vessel. A lot of scenes are laughable, which were entertaining at first, but it quickly got boring and confusing. Although this movie is in color, it was very scratchy, the camera moved a lot, and there were a plethora of random and awkward shots. I don't think I'll be watching this ever again because it gave me a headache. But if you really want to see how much Jack Nicholson's acting had progressed over the years, go ahead. You will come to realize that he has come a very, …

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