Circus of Fear (1966)


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Based on an Edgar Wallace murder mystery this chiller centers on a Scotland Yard investigation of a series of puzzling deaths plaguing a traveling circus and the hunt for loot stolen from an armored car robbery. Suspects include the mask-wearing and disfigured lion tamer, a vengeful ringmaster, an insanely jealous knife-thrower, and a blackmailing dwarf called "Mr. Big." The film is also known as Circus of Fear. A German version was shot simultaneously with Psycho-Circus but used a different … More

Rating: R
Genre: Horror, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense, Classics, Cult Movies
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On DVD: Sep 30, 2003
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as Gregor Lion Tamer

as Inspector Elliott

as Carl Ringmaster

as Manfred

as Jackson

as Mr. Big

as Hotel porter

as Speedboat man

as Speedboat Man

as Security Man

as Eddie

as Natasha

as Sir John
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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | February 13, 2001
Chicago Reader
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Mainly a curiosity for film historians, Lee fanatics, and devotees of stock footage and unimaginative screenwriting and direction.

Full Review… | November 11, 2003
Film Freak Central

July 25, 2005

Audience Reviews for Circus of Fear

Hammer classic...silly but still great.

Barry Lappin

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