House of Wax

House of Wax
House of Wax
  • UR
  • 2h 0m
  • 1953
Fresh95%
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Vincent Price stars in this classic horror film as the hideously disfigured proprietor of a wax museum who covers his murder victims in wax to create disturbingly lifelike museum figures. Charles Bronson, credited as Charles Buchinsky, plays a diabolical wax sculptor.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh95%
Critics Consensus: House of Wax is a 3-D horror delight that combines the atmospheric eerieness of the wax museum with the always chilling presence of Vincent Price.
Reviews
TIME Magazine
Fresh

An intermittently gripping shocker.

June 22, 2017
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

Casting is competent, Vincent Price is capital as the No. 1 menace.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Bosley Crowther
Rotten

Dimly we foresee movie audiences embalmed in three-dimensional wax and sound.

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Tom Milne
Fresh

De Toth brings off one classic sequence with Kirk fleeing through the gaslit streets pursued by a...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Horror, Thriller
  • Release Date:April 1, 1953
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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