The Mask of Fu Manchu - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Mask of Fu Manchu Reviews

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 5, 2006
...the film is filled with high camp, Karloff in droopy mustache and long, curled fingernails and Loy in slinky gown and dangly headdress.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Mark R. Leeper
August 3, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
September 11, 2003
A classic with a towering performance by Karloff as Fu Manchu. Only the movie's overt racism can be a mark against it today.
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
June 4, 2008
An entertaining but politically incorrect hokum escapist adventure story.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 7, 2002
There's no such thing as a really good Fu Manchu film, but Charles Brabin's The Mask of Fu Manchu is probably as close as one comes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
October 17, 2016
Boris Karloff portrays the evil warlord with the right mix of menace and playfulness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
July 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Biodrowski
May 12, 2009
This is a creaky but entertaining relic from the early sound era. Basically an adventure edges into the horror category thanks to the fiendish torture devices used by the Oriental criminal mastermind - and his sadistic daughter.
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