MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 34,602 this week

The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  19 December 1946 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 52 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 157 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
a list of 183 titles
created 20 Sep 2013
 
a list of 10 titles
created 25 Dec 2013
 
list image
a list of 1343 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)

The Return of Monte Cristo (1946) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Return of Monte Cristo.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Man tries to help a woman trap a husband so she can adopt a child, but he falls for her himself.

Director: Henry Levin
Stars: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, Ron Randell
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vernay
Stars: Pierre Richard-Willm, Michèle Alfa, Aimé Clariond
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Director: Kevin Reynolds
Stars: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris
Certificate: Passed Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of "Lichtenburg" in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee
Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, George Sanders
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.

Director: Rowland V. Lee
Stars: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vernay
Stars: Jean Marais, Lia Amanda, Daniel Ivernel
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Barbara Britton ...
Angela Picard
...
Henri de la Roche
...
Miss Beedle
Henry Stephenson ...
Prof. Duval
Steven Geray ...
Bombelles
...
Emil Blanchard
Ludwig Donath ...
Judge Lafitte
Ivan Triesault ...
Major Chavet
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 December 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Volta de Monte Cristo  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First full length feature of Peter Brocco. See more »

Connections

Follows The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dantes Strikes Again
22 March 2007 | by (Flushing, NY) – See all my reviews

Edmond Dantes, grand nephew of the original Count of Monte Cristo, is set to receive his ancestor's wealth. When Dantes arrives in Marsaille to collect the inheritance, he is arrested as an impostor by Judge Lafitte, de la Roche, and Blanchard, who have forged the original will so that Blanchard's daughter Angela will get the inheritance, and eventually de la Roche will marry Angela to control the money which can offset Blanchard's embezzling from the national bank. Dantes is jailed and sent to Devil's Island to rot, but manages to escape with Bombelles (an actor). Arriving back in France, Dantes seeks revenge on the 3 adversaries and uses a variety of disguises and means to trap each conspirator one by one, but has to act fast before de la Roche can send the police force on Dantes and marry Angela to complete his plan. This is not a swashbuckler like Hayward's other venture in the Dumas, Son of Monte Cristo, but this film is more plot than action driven and does use the revenge element like the original Count of Monte Cristo. Hayward is excellent in the role having fun with all of the characterizations of Dantes, as well as a hunchbacked detective, bank examiner, & Napoleon III. Britton looks beautiful and her acting chops are a bit naive here, but she carries herself well. Geray is fun as Bombelles, and MacReady once again oozes out the evilness that is his trademark. I think there could have been at least one swordfight, but the pace of the film is not certainly off where we need some action. Rating, 8.


11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Return of Monte Cristo (1946) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?