The Devil Rides Out (1968) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Devil Rides Out (1968)

The Devil Rides Out (1968)

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Movie Info

Dennis Wheatley's black magic novel becomes a Hammer horror movie, with Christopher Lee for once in the role of the good guy playing the Duc De Richleau, an authority on the occult who must battle a group of Satanists for the soul of his friend.

Cast

Christopher Lee
as Duke de Richleau
Nike Arrighi
as Tanith Carlisle
Rosalyn Landor
as Peggy Eaton
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Critic Reviews for The Devil Rides Out

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (3)

Fisher's direction makes one of the Satanic orgies a production highspot, aided by some frenzied choreography by David Toguri and apt mood music.

December 10, 2007 | Full Review…

Over the years, this film's reputation has grown enormously, and its cult status must be as high as any horror movie.

January 26, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Superstitious moviegoers could do a lot worse.

May 10, 2005 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Satanic movies are a pretty silly lot, a handful of exceptions notwithstanding. The Devil Rides Out agrees wholeheartedly with that estimation... and then swiftly proves that "silly" and "scary" aren't necessarily mutually exclusive terms.

October 2, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

With Fisher, arguably the auteur of Hammer Studios, behind the camera, and one of its top stars in front of it, the film works on all levels and truly earns its reputation as a classic of British horror.

June 28, 2010 | Rating: 83/100 | Full Review…

Witty conceptions jolt Terence Fisher's somber surface

February 4, 2010 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Devil Rides Out

It's pace and length were perfect for the weak and boring characters, if the movie was any longer, it probably would have had a lower rating. I just need to sympathize with a character to be able to enjoy a movie. But nevertheless, it was entertaining enough to see a movie about a subject that tickles the imagination. I'm probably not giving it the credit it deserves, so if you get a chance to see it, please do.

Saskia D.
Saskia D.

Super Reviewer

The Devil Rides Out is a great film that has been overshadowed by Hammer's more famous films. With some special effects that might seem laughable today, the film's real treat comes in the form of the performances. Lead satanist Charles Gray's spellbinding glare is only matched by the intensity of Christopher Lee and his knowledge of the subject. Photobucket

El Hombre Invisible
El Hombre Invisible

Super Reviewer

A great Horror Classic.

Wahida K
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

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