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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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The Sinister Monk  »

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On the cover of the US video release Harald Leipnitz was credited as 'Harold Leipnitz'. 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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best of the Wallace classics
2 July 1999 | by (Freiburg) – See all my reviews

This 34 year old german movie probably is not a timeless piece of art, yet it still is very entertaining. Check out the music, too!!!

Among the Wallace movie series during the 60s this is one of the best entries.


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