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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | | Comedy, Horror | July 1972 (USA)
The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

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The moon rises at a predestined angle and awakens the sleeping Dr. Phibes three years later. To his dismay, he finds his house has been demolished and his papyrus scrolls stolen, the scrolls he needs to find the Pharoah's Tomb in Egypt, where the River of Life flows. After identifying the source of the papyrus theft, he packs and leaves for Egypt with his assistant Vulnavia, still intent upon awakening his dead wife Victoria. The parties responsible for the theft of Phibes' scrolls suffer an attrition problem as Inspector Trout chases him across the world. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Trivia

Frankie Howerd was asked to be in this project. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, set in 1928, Phibes sings 'Over The Rainbow', first recorded in 1938. See more »

Quotes

Biederbeck: Phibes! I beg of you, let me come with you! Phibes, for once have mercy!
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Crazy Credits

This time, Phibes laughs just before the last chord of the music after the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Animal Room (1995) See more »

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Time on My Hands
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Music by Vincent Youmans
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Who said this was worse than the prequel??!!
10 January 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Although I have heard this film being joked upon many a time, I decided to make up my own mind about it....and I'm sure my Victoria would agree with me when I say that this blend of camp humour and horror were marvellously combined into a really enjoyable romp. Once again, we see Vincent Price splendidly portraying the evil Dr Phibes, but I couldn't help thinking that the scriptwriters had refined his sadistic, yet witty, sense of humour for this one. I'm not going to give away any of the plot lines here, just see this film if you haven't already...it made me laugh more than once, especially with Phibes' rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the end. A camp horror classic!


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