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X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes Reviews

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AJ V

Super Reviewer

September 5, 2010
This is an okay movie from Corman, it's not one of the best, but it's not one of the worst either. It has a familiar sci-fi horror theme, but with a man who actually has X-ray eyes, which is the coolest part of the movie.
flixsterman
flixsterman

Super Reviewer

January 11, 2009
All hail Roger Corman! A cult classic with all the trappings you'd expect from uber-cool low-budget 60's science fiction.

It wasn't enough that the mad scientist could see through paper, clothes and skin. He kept pushing, kept experimenting until he saw things no man was ever intended to see, things no man should ever see [insert creepy music here].
Marcus W

Super Reviewer

December 15, 2012
Very decent 1960's science-fiction. Definitely worthy of remaking...
John2223
John2223

Super Reviewer

March 24, 2011
An interesting movie with a very original plot about a scientist who gets x-ray vision when he gives himself eyes medicine. It delivers a fair amount of suspense, unsettling atmosphere and enough ingenious plot twists to maintain your interest throughout. The ending of the movie was haunting and even quite surprising.
It's defiantly worth watching if you like good science fiction movies.
Hellshocked
Hellshocked

Super Reviewer

July 15, 2010
Corman's take on Prometheus/Frankenstein is little more than a poorly written genre cheapie which never once deals with any of the surprisingly interesting subjects it accidentally manages to raise.

For reasons beyond me this is highly regarded in some circles. It is far, far from Corman's best (though equally far from his worst) and it would have been very interesting to see what a real writer from the period (Rod Serling, perhaps? Definitely Ray Bradbury) would have done with the premise.
September 22, 2008
This film kept me riveted with two contradictory forces that drove it along. On one side was the Roger Corman driving a very campy script with cheap thrills and an absurd chain of events. The other side was held by a very somber and serious performance by Ray Milland. No matter how silly it gets, you never want to laugh at a determined Ray Milland. Don Rickles joins and is able to get a few insult jokes in, but soon he reveals himself as an unpleasant con-man, wanting to exploit the x-ray eyes. As the film moves into its fervent finish, there is increased use of "Spectarama," a photographic effect used to simulate a POV shot of x-ray vision. Combined with a creepy score, the climax proves to be an intense and almost uncomfortable experience. A very memorable movie.
cmrnlewis
July 2, 2008
Another Roger Corman classic. It starts out campy and then descends into a total nightmare with a shocker ending.
December 9, 2007
A genuinely great suspense film from Roger Corman, of all people. Very much a psychological picture, with a hefty dose of sixties surrealism, leading up to one of the great shock endings.
flixsterbum
November 24, 2007
I've been meaning to watch this for years after Stephen King recommended it in his book "Danse Macabre". A great premise: Ray Milland experiments with hormones to increase his eyesight to superhuman abilities and succeeds far beyond his greatest dreams (and nightmares! bwoohahahaaa!). Campy fun with some creepy music and pretty passable special effects for the time, but it's the very end that you have to stick around for. King described it in his book, and he definitely did it justice. Corman tapped into something pretty horrifying here; I'd love to see the idea explored again, preferrably in a sci-fi remake without Will Smith or Nicolas Cage attached (actually, come to think of it, Cage could probably camp it up to great effect).
August 20, 2014
This is not the best work from Roger Corman, but the direction is very good. The script is sometimes smart but a little bit ridiculous.
September 6, 2013
This was a pretty decent film featuring Ray Milland as Dr. James Xavier who does experiments in trying to help people see further than what they already can. After several failed attempts he uses his technology on himself and gives himself the ability to have X-ray eyes, which sounds awesome, but makes the doctor go crazy since he no longer can see correctly. This film has a Sci Fi/horror fix to it and is pretty good.
Charlie J.
August 10, 2013
A true cautionary tale from the master b-movie maker.
March 22, 2013
Exceptional idea, written well. Top notch special effects, and voyeurism, for the time. Ray Milland working with Corman was a great idea - with a believably low Don Rickles.
Harsh
October 28, 2012
Utterly stupid. The trailer contains the complete story so watch that instead and move on to something else.
WARP
July 27, 2009
One of the best from Roger Corman
July 29, 2011
While it's a watchable movie, I was expecting more philosophy to accompany the extra-dimensional perception, along the lines of Incredible Shrinking Man, but was disappointed. Ray Milland thrashes around dramatically to good effect though, and those contact lenses are really cool. Not a total waste of time.
July 24, 2011
This is a fantastic old school B-picture classic from the notorious Roger Corman. I Seen this once as a kid, it still holds up, especially that shocking ending!
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