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The Beast With Five Fingers Reviews

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October 14, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
August 29, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 24, 2003
Above average special effects together with Lorre's creepy performance make The Beast with Five Fingers well worth watching.
October 18, 2016
Lorre literally steals the show with a masterfully bravura performance in a superior slice of psychological horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2015
Given the tenuous state of horror in 1946, it acquits itself beautifully.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 4, 2008
Peter Lorre is so good.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 26, 2009
It gives more credit for intelligence than the average thriller.
January 26, 2006
The animated hand, creepy piano music, and Lorre's eye-popping performance are all memorable.
January 24, 2005
Wastes a captivating original premise and some fine performances with a stiff script and a cop-out ending.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 21, 2008
Peter Lorre in one of his best, and one of director Robert Florey's visual and psychological best.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 7, 2010
This is fairly spooky despite its silly story and modest budget
January 6, 2014
As it torments Lorre, the hand becomes a manifestation of the metaphorical notion of a hand tugging us toward our destiny or reaching from the past to punish us; an alternate, utterly appropriate title might be 'The Hand of Fate.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 7, 2002
Really creepy showcase for Lorre with a botched ending.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 20, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 25, 2006
Since it is not cricket to divulge too many details, suffice it to say that Curt Siodmak's script explains the macabre goings-on psychologically and otherwise.
October 18, 2016
This is one of those semi-classic horror films which contains unforgettably creepy sequences and one or two great performances along with a great deal of fudged plotting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2016
A taut, genuinely scary psychodrama which gave vent to Lorre's weird mannerisms and produced some marvelous special effects created by director Florey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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