She (1965)

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This version of fantasy writer H. Rider Haggard's oft-filmed adventure opens in Jerusalem after WWI. There Leo Vincey is approached by the beautiful slave girl Ustane, who offers him fabulous riches if only he will join her in her city in the mountains to meet the mysterious Ayesha.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Studio:
Warner Bros.

Cast

Peter Cushing
as Maj. Horace Holly
André Morell
as Haumeid
Soraya
as Night Club Dancer
Julie Mendez
as Night Club Dancer
John Maxim
as Captain of the Guard
Lisa Peake
as Night Club Dancer
Cherry Larman
as Handmaiden
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Critic Reviews for She

All Critics (2)

This lavish Hammer Films production proves to be a dull remake.

Full Review… | October 23, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

About 50 percent campy fun -- with another 50 percent of rather dull adventure.

Full Review… | April 14, 2010
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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Full Review… | April 24, 2012
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

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Full Review… | March 16, 2011
Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Film Review Database

Audience Reviews for She

I kept thinking it was like a campy prequel to Raiders of the Lost Arc.The acting a bit underwhelming,but the production was magestic,and Ursula Andress an extraordinary Besuty

Marilee Aschwanden
Marilee Aschwanden
½

Her wisdom is limitless. Her anger is boundless. An archeologist in Egypt is presented with a piece of gold by a beautiful native girl. Shortly after seeing the girl he begins having visions of a beautiful woman in the middle of the desert. The woman resides in a lost city with more of the riches handed to him by the native girl. The archeologist convinces two companions to follow him into the desert to find the girl and city. Along the way he falls in love with a gorgeous native girl. Will he ever find the city, and if he finds the city, how will the queen of the city take to the archeologist's new love? "I wonder what it is that keeps him going?" "Whatever it is I wish I had some." Robert Day, director of Peter and Paul, Two Way Stretch, The Green Man, Beyond Witch Mountain, Black Market Baby, and The Haunted Strangler, delivers She. The storyline for this picture is okay but nothing special. The women are beautiful and Christopher Lee plays a pretty good villain but Peter Cushing is a bit underutilized and the main character is just okay. I will say Ursula Andress and Rosenda Monteros looked hot. "Just the type of chance we've all been looking for..." This is another Peter Cushing picture I DVR'd this past Halloween season off Turner Classic Movies (TCM) during a Peter Cushing/Christopher Lee marathon (those guys are awesome). I was a little disappointed with this picture overall. It was okay conceptually but a little stale at times and the main character was boring and didn't have much charm. Overall, I'd probably skip this film. "My priests die as easily as mortals." Grade: C

Kevin Robbins
Kevin Robbins
½

She is a Hammer flick high on style and weak on story. It might pass for a precursor to one of the latter-day Mummy movies or a really woeful Indiana Jones movie. She is a decent adventure movie where an in-her-prime Ursula Andress plays an immortal queen out to find the reincarnation of her lost love. For as foxy as Andress is in this movie, her charms kind of wear off once she starts spouting her dialogue (not that I'm expecting David Mamet, mind you) but Peter Cushing (who kills in the bellydancing scene at the beginning) and Christopher Lee never disappoint. The last act falls apart but I liked the lack of an upbeat ending.

Michael Gildea
Michael Gildea

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