The Testament of Dr. Mabuse Reviews

March 26, 2009
The story is very long-winded and even an ingenious director like Fritz Lang could not prevent its being rather slow-moving in places.
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
By 1932, the character had become rather more than just king villain of the serials: Testament finds him mouthing undisguised Nazi slogans from his asylum prison.
May 9, 2005
It is a hallucinating and horrifying story, depicted with great power and the extraordinary beauty of photography that Lang has led his admirers to expect.
April 24, 2003
The movie captures an air of dread, despair, and individual impotence -- a political atmosphere that meshed perfectly with Lang's raging paranoia.