The Mystery of the Wax Museum - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Mystery of the Wax Museum Reviews

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October 5, 2013
This benefits from Anton Grot's excellent set design but suffers from the decision to make the central character an annoying reporter (Glenda Farrell) who's as much of a hindrance as she is a help to the police.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 25, 2014
One of the punchiest, most watchable '30s horror films made anywhere outside of Universal.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3.5/5
August 8, 2003
...the movie's quick-paced dialogue makes it a combination "Front Page" and "Frankenstein," representing two genres picking up steam in the early thirties.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 20, 2008
A fun weirdo classic pulp horror tale from the 1930s.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 22, 2008
Has its share of creeps, but noteworthy for its early 2-strip Technicolor.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 7, 2002
A true classic of horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 4, 2003
Mystery of the Wax Museum is not without its drawing cards, but it's nowhere near as fun as its eventual remake.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 30, 2003
A swell mix of comedy and creepiness
| Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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