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The Sinister Monk (1965)
"Der unheimliche Mönch" (original title)

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A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.

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Gwendolin
Harald Leipnitz ...
Inspector Bratt
Siegfried Lowitz ...
Sir Richard
Siegfried Schürenberg ...
Ilse Steppat ...
Lady Patricia
Dieter Eppler ...
Sir William
Hartmut Reck ...
Ronny
Kurt Waitzmann ...
Cunning
Rudolf Schündler ...
Alfons Short
Kurd Pieritz ...
Monsieur d'Arol (as Kurt Pieritz)
Uta Levka ...
Lola
Dunja Rajter ...
Dolores
Susanne Hsiao ...
Mai Ling
Uschi Glas ...
Mary (as Ursula Glas)
Eddi Arent ...
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A hooded serial killer finds a novel way to murder his victims--he lashes them to death with a whip. The police try to track him down before any more murders occur.

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17 December 1965 (West Germany)  »

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Film debut of Uschi Glas. As her Bavarian accent was quite strong back then (she later managed to hide it more and more), she was dubbed by another actress in this film. However, her original voice can be heard briefly in the theatrical trailer. See more »

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When Sir William is killed, he turns around and watches the monk face to face. But in the next moment he can be seen again with his back turned on the monk. See more »

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Remake of The Terror (1938) See more »

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Closing a chapter
12 April 2007 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Gwendolin (Karin Dor) inherited a fortune from her grandfather, but doesn't know it yet. Her greedy relatives try to get her out of the way, but that's not as easy as it seems, when a hooded monk sneaks through the night and kills people with his whip. Is it a ghost, a psychopathic killer, or a man with a secret plan? Harald Leipnitz plays the inspector investigating on this case, whilst one of the most famous inspectors of German TV history, Siegfried Lowitz, plays the villain this time. The 20th movie of the Edgar Wallace series (which began only 6 years earlier with "Der Frosch mit der Maske") was the last one in black & white. Somehow the later color movies didn't have the same atmosphere anymore and ran out of ideas. "Der unheimliche Mönch", however, is spooky, foggy fun and absolutely worthy to close this chapter of the classic series.


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