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Doctor Mabuse (2013)

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Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.


Ansel Faraj


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Complete credited cast:
Jerry Lacy ... Dr. Mabuse
Nathan Wilson ... Inspector Carl Lohemann
Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Madame Von Harbau
Lara Parker ... Madame Carrozza
Bahia Garrigan Bahia Garrigan ... Christina Novello
Linden Chiles ... Inspector Norbert Von Wenk
David M. Graham David M. Graham ... City General Oscar Lang (as David Graham)
Julian Grant ... Edward Hull
Derek Mobraaten Derek Mobraaten ... Tom Smith
Annie Waterman Annie Waterman ... Madame Hecate
John C. Smith John C. Smith ... The Apocalypse Man
Vivian Brasch Vivian Brasch ... Lady Levana
Mihran Konanyan Mihran Konanyan ... Cag
Matthew Greene Matthew Greene ... Grey


Criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse returns from exile to begin a new reign of terror, and only young Inspector Carl Lohemann stands in his way.

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Dont let him into your mind



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Release Date:

27 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hypnotist See more »

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Technical Specs


(theatrical) | (2015 Final Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ansel Faraj offered the role of Dr. Mabuse to Jerry Lacy and did not hear from him for a full month. In the meantime, several other actors were considered for and offered the role, and a casting call was sent out for unknowns who could play the role. A day before casting sessions, Ansel Faraj received an email from Jerry Lacy saying he was sorry for the late response, and he was very interested in playing Mabuse. See more »

Alternate Versions

The initial cut of the film ran 122mins. During the post production period, Ansel Faraj cut the film down to 101mins. This version was screened at the World Premiere at Coronado Island, San Diego, Ca. After the premiere, Ansel Faraj went in and trimmed an additional 6 minutes, to give the final theatrical release version a total run time of 95mins. In 2015, a new "Final Cut" of the film was released, trimmed of 13 minutes, with a run time of 82 minutes. See more »


References Suspiria (1977) See more »

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the future of film is here!
30 April 2013 | by lynnandchrisSee all my reviews

as the movie began , I thought, hmmm...I am now in a theater, in Europe , in the early 30's...then i started looking for reference points, Ed Wood, David Lynch, Fritz Lang, Tarhovsky,Dan Curtis...but by then I was lost at sea with Mabuse and Ansal Faraj and I was scared. ..and amazed..I had never seen such a film!But I was captivated with the ever growing sense of DREAD, mind control, grief, and utter helplessness...aspects of my life were mirrored, all the actors were committed to the unfolding horror...a filmic Greek Tragedy...not for the faint of heart. Lacy, Scott, Parker , all excellent in their new reincarnations. It seems Dark Shadows lives again, in parallel time, in the brilliant fearlessness of young director, Ansal Faraj.

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