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Theater of Blood

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“The film attests to the freedom Vincent Price enjoyed in playing with his image, pushing potentially ludicrous concepts into realms of poetic feeling and psychological complexity.” – Slant Magazine

FILM SYNOPSIS

Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) is incensed that his last season of performances in Shakespearean plays did not win him a prestigious acting award from critics. After an unsuccessful attempt at suicide, Lionheart is rescued by a group of drug-addicted bums. He then sets out to murder all of his critics, each with a different style of death taken from a Shakespeare play. When Lionheart faces head critic Peregrine Devlin (Ian Hendry), he offers Devlin a second chance to bestow the award.

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Information

  • Genre Thriller
  • Director Douglas Hickox
  • Released 1973
  • Runtime 1h 44m
  • Rated R
  • Studio Park Circus/ MGM
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

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