MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,664 this week

The Sinister Man (1961)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  1961 (UK)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 11 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1282 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Sinister Man (1961)

The Sinister Man (1961) on IMDb 5.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Sinister Man.
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Patrick Allen ...
Dr. Nelson Pollard
Gerald Anderson ...
Maj. Paul Amery
Edward Atienza ...
Clerk
John Bentley ...
Supt. Wills
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Lock keeper
Yvonne Buckingham ...
Miss Russell
Michael Deacon ...
Angus
Jacqueline Ellis ...
Elsa Marlowe
Keith Faulkner ...
Lock keeper's assistant
William Gaunt ...
Mitch Hallam
John Glyn-Jones ...
Dr. Maurice Tarn
Peter Hager ...
Warden
John Horsley ...
Pathologist
...
Capt. Feng
Arnold Lee ...
Soyok
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1961 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Sinister Man  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of a series of second feature films based on Edgar Wallace novels, released between 1960 and 1965 in British cinemas. The films were later sold to American TV and screened there as The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Sinister story too...

This little film is directed by Clive Donner who gave us SECRET PLACES several years earlier. This latest was far more interesting than the movie I am talking about right now: SINISTER MAN. A classic and boring story about an investigation around a corpse found in river Thames. Asian people are accused because the dead man was killed by a karate or judo expert... This Edgard Wallace Mystery tale is unusually flat and tepid for my taste. I am not used about that, if I compare to the other films of this series. But it's a rare item, directed by a known film maker.

Talkative, it lacks some suspense and action sequences, or more interesting characters.

But it's watchable. That's all.


0 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Sinister Man (1961) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?