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Master of the World (1961)





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This film is a composite of two Jules Verne novels Master Of The World and "Robur, The Conqueror." Robur (Vincent Price) has invented a flying fortress called the albatross that will end war because of its massive destruction capabilities. He is assisted by Strock (Charles Bronson) and battle with insurgents who are captured when they discover the location of the plane's secret hanger.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Richard Matheson
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On DVD: Aug 23, 2011


Vincent Price
as Captain Robur
Charles Bronson
as John Strock
Henry Hull
as Prudent
Mary Webster
as Dorothy
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All Critics (1)

Highly entertaining but ludicrous fantasy sci-fi film set in the 19th century.

Full Review… | October 18, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Master of the World


Not bad version of the Verne classic. The animation is laughable to modern eyes but it's professionally done for the time period. It is also expertly cast in the three most important roles with Charles Bronson all resolute decency and two boiled hams Henry Hull and Vincent Price livening things up with over the top performances.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


1961 is the right date for this movie, not 76, I don't know why it says that. Anyway, this is one of the worst movies Price was in, in my opinion. The story about the crazy giant zeppelin thing was taken from a Jules Verne novel, but it doesn't make a good movie, the special effects are bad and it's confusing and silly, it's just not good.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

OK adaptation of Jules Verne's book. Pretty much 20,000 leagues under the sea placed in the sky instead. Interesting in that Charles Bronson (who co-starred w/ Price in House of Wax in a small role) has now become the hero. He's almost a James West stand-in.

Brad West

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