Dr Mabuse

The loose collection of films that span off from the Doctor Mabuse books.

Further reading: The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse: A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels by David Kalat (2005) - Amazon.com and .co.uk

See also: Bonkers - my list of odd films
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1.
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
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Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin. Detective Wenk sets out to stop him. (242 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ This film is public domain. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
2.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
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A new crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse, even though he has been imprisoned in a mental asylum for nearly a decade. (122 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
3.
The Last Will of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
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French version of the German movie The Testament of Dr. Mabuse. Both movies were directed simultaneously by Fritz Lang in Germany. (95 mins.)
“ They refilmed the Testament of Dr Mabuse using French actors. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
4.
The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)
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Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call... (103 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
5.
The Return of Dr. Mabuse (1961)
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Commissioner Lohmann is already planning his holidays. An unexpected phone call calls him back to work... (89 mins.)
Director: Harald Reinl
 
6.
The Invisible Dr. Mabuse (1962)
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Strange things happen in a revue theatre. The dancer Maria seems to be hunted by an invisible admirer... (89 mins.)
Director: Harald Reinl
 
7.
The Terror of Doctor Mabuse (1962)
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(1962 aka TERROR OF THE MAD DOCTOR) Gerte Frobe, Wolfgang Preiss, Senta Berger. A well done remake of Lang's 1933 classic... (88 mins.)
Director: Werner Klingler
“ aka The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

A remake. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
8.
Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard (1963)
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The spirit of the evil Dr. Mabuse takes over the body of a famous professor. The professor/Dr. Mabuse then begins a new crime wave that terrorizes the city. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul May
“ aka Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
9.
The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (1964)
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The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world. (90 mins.)
“ aka The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
10.
Dr. M schlägt zu (1972)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Jess Frank
 
11.
Dr. M (1990)
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In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful... (116 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
12.
Doctor Mabuse (2013)
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Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way. (95 mins.)
Director: Ansel Faraj
 
13.
Dr. Mabuse im Gedächtnis (1985 Documentary)
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Rudolf Schündler, who played the role of Hardy, describes his experiences on Fritz Lang's The Testament of Dr. Mabuse. (15 mins.)
Director: Thomas Honickel
 
14.
Mabuses Motive (2004 Documentary)
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(30 mins.)