Isle of the Dead - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Isle of the Dead Reviews

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November 1, 2012
[Proves] that even at their flimsiest, there's still no such thing as a worthless Val Lewton horror picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
October 22, 2009
quite bad
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 6, 2009
Mark Robson's direction here reduces a country's political/spiritual unrest to pronouncements by pinned-down actors about "uneasy conscience" and "fool's courage"
November 14, 2007
Claustrophobic and nightmarishly atmospheric.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 14, 2007
It's better handled and directed than most though thriller fans will still find its lack of action a drag.
October 31, 2006
Its poetical finale comes a little too late to save it from its general dullness.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
September 15, 2006
One of the few truly scary films of the 1940s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The film comes magnificently alive with the burial sequence, and with the zombie-like, white-robed woman roaming through shadowy galleries and shuttered rooms.
January 2, 2005
Zombies and Karloff...chills and thrills.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2003
Full of expertly handled shocks.
October 16, 2002
One of the better post-Tourneur Lewton films
| Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2002
"memorably moody"
| Original Score: 4/5
July 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 17, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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