Mark of the Vampire Reviews

November 3, 2019
In its truncated state it feels more like the scraps of a much better film, a victim of the Production Code whose true form may never see the light of day.
October 17, 2016
The twist ending is a beaut and provides Lugosi with a treasured movie moment.
October 5, 2006
There isn't much in the story that one hasn't seen before, until the very end when Browning and the script turn everything on its ear.
August 8, 2006
Like most good ghost stories, it's a lot of fun, even though you don't believe a word of it.
June 24, 2006
A real touch of class is present in James Wong Howe's magnificent photography, not to mention Carol Borland's stunning apparition as a vampire.
October 7, 2005
July 13, 2005
January 5, 2004
November 1, 2003
The film gets tiresome and talky, even at its 61-minute length.
May 29, 2003
Scores high marks for creating a sense of otherworldly dread that depends very little on whether or not what we see makes any sense.
May 24, 2003
Suffering from a flagging pace and patchy script, the film has its plus points nevertheless -- notably a good use of visuals.
October 11, 2002
July 30, 2002
January 1, 2000
This amusing B&W film, with photography by James Wong Howe, captures the eerie atmosphere befitting a horror film.
January 1, 2000
One of the classics of the horror genre.