Journey Into Fear Reviews

October 13, 2020
Its interest lies in Welles the performer, much like his turn in Huston's "Moby Dick," a film worth seeing for "the good parts," those being Welles as Col. Haki, and flashes of the leading man Joseph Cotten quickly became after its release.
Top Critic
March 12, 2013
Welles shows himself a careful student of Alfred Hitchcock, but he falls far short of the Old Master.
August 29, 2006
A visually arresting film with a nod to the quirky that just can't be beat in terms of the bizarre.
September 9, 2005
June 30, 2005
January 21, 2005
Visually inventive thriller.
October 12, 2004
June 23, 2004
May 23, 2004
First-rate noir thriller that was somewhat compromised by post-production tampering.
August 22, 2003
May 24, 2003
Almost too casually, it is a classic.
April 22, 2002
An exciting wartime spy film with film noir overtones.
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, RKO cut it almost as badly as The Magnificent Ambersons, which was in production at the same time, and what survives is basically a lot of claustrophobic atmosphere and some fair-to-middling suspense.