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1.

Dreamy von Sternberg Morality Tale...

Author: Ben Burgraff (cariart) on 30 March 2004
2.

Three Marlene .

8/10
Author: dbdumonteil on 4 October 2004
3.

Certainly among the most beautiful films ever

10/10
Author: Tony Patti on 23 December 2004
4.

"The Shanghai Gesture" has an allure and a power that is hard to define.

7/10
Author: ZoraSky on 8 October 2005
5.

In my top 15

Author: lucy-19 on 27 November 2003
6.

Amazing...

Author: Xanadu-2 on 9 October 2001
7.

Madness...madness...

Author: cairnsdavid on 15 November 2002
8.

Much better than some reviewers would have you think.

7/10
Author: Gordon Cheatham (cheathamg) on 20 June 2003
9.

Seductively decadent!

Author: stephen-357 on 26 January 2005
10.

A beautiful, fascinating melodramatic story

9/10
Author: pzanardo (pzanardo@math.unipd.it) on 3 July 2000
11.

A tragic story with quite the entertaining group of characters

8/10
Author: bensonmum2 on 30 April 2006
12.

You May Wince, But You Will Watch

7/10
Author: LomzaLady on 11 October 2005
13.

"Breathtaking treasure...well worth serious attention, as an art film

10/10
Author: victorsargeant on 25 February 2006
14.

A CAST OF CLASSIC GIANTS OF THE SILVER SCREEN!

10/10
Author: whpratt1 on 5 July 2003
15.

Bizarre, Oneiric, Magnificent!!!! DO NOT MISS THIS!!!!

10/10
Author: bragant on 6 November 2009
16.

Exotic decadence of original toned down by censors, but still great fun

8/10
Author: mlraymond on 11 November 2006
17.

It's amazing this film didn't kill Gene Tierney's career

3/10
Author: planktonrules on 25 September 2010
18.

Do not miss if you like old-time classix; a fantastic 'pulp' satire of glamour and greed

Author: Aw-komon on 29 July 2000
19.

One of my Top movies

10/10
Author: Christine (christine_pt@hotmail.com) on 24 October 1999
20.

Ming The Merciless Meets Las Vegas

6/10
Author: dougdoepke on 23 August 2010
21.

As ripe as a fetid orchid, and almost as pleasurable to watch

6/10
Author: Terrell-4 on 29 June 2008
22.

"All roads lead to Shanghai, but not everyone is welcomed so officially"

6/10
Author: ackstasis on 4 April 2009
23.

Beautifully Over the Top and Overblown.

8/10
Author: JohnWelles on 8 October 2010
24.

Opulent, Picturesque, Over-the-Top Melodrama

10/10
Author: JohnHowardReid on 12 June 2009
25.

Great scenes, senseless story

Author: martyg-3 on 29 March 2004
26.

Unintentionally Campy Von Sternberg

2/10
Author: samgrass-3 on 21 August 2010
27.

One of A Kind: My Favorite Guilty Pleasure Defies Criticism!

8/10
Author: museumofdave on 24 March 2013
28.

Directors and beauty

9/10
Author: (pat@globalxpres.com) on 30 October 2012
29.

"Allah be praised for always providing new women."

5/10
Author: utgard14 on 3 April 2014
30.

You likee Chinese New Year?

8/10
Author: Alex da Silva on 31 May 2011
31.

Plot explanation for the young

10/10
Author: chuckchuck-2 on 30 May 2008
32.

"The Shanghai Gesture" is out of this world.

10/10
Author: tangojazz on 2 February 2014
33.

A decadent film from the 40's.

6/10
Author: Kevin Hovis on 5 January 2014
34.

Bad tripping

Author: chaos-rampant on 16 April 2012
35.

Nothing More Than Disjointed and Disappointing

3/10
Author: Kuklapolitan on 29 February 2012
36.

Bad Gestures in China-Shanghai Gesture *1/2

2/10
Author: edwagreen on 10 March 2012
37.

The Dark Side of Human Nature

7/10
Author: sol on 6 August 2011
38.

Rouge et noir.

5/10
Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 3 January 2011
39.

Outlandish...

5/10
Author: JasparLamarCrabb on 14 August 2010
40.

Watchee no tickee

10/10
Author: oOgiandujaOo on 14 December 2011
41.

Empty Fortune Cookie

4/10
Author: madmonkmcghee on 26 May 2011
42.

I have a gesture to describe this piece of garbage

1/10
Author: BILLYBOY-10 on 28 September 2010
43.

Everyone has a past.....

Author: jaykay-10 on 7 July 2003
44.

China Syndrome

5/10
Author: writers_reign on 3 July 2011
45.

Over The Top

5/10
Author: bkoganbing on 29 February 2012
46.

an atmospheric noir film with a high sleaze factor for 1941

5/10
Author: Hankgdaddy on 6 June 2006
47.

Grade B movie Misses

2/10
Author: TedA-2 on 3 November 2001
48.

Oddity, but try to look away!

Author: Bob Gutowski (rgutowski@nycds.org) on 7 July 2003
49.

Overwrought pulp melodrama

7/10
Author: djensen1 on 14 January 2006
50.

Or: "Come Back, Little Marlene"

4/10
Author: David (Handlinghandel) on 13 July 2003

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