The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1920) Review

For today’s IMDB Top 250 Horror post, I’m reblogging my review of The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari. Fantastic film! One I highly recommend if you’ve never seen it. ๐Ÿ™‚ (Okay, it’s not currently in the Top 250 but it’s very close. It should be!) 

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The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1920) (German: Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari)

Directed by Robert Wiene

Werner Krauss
Conrad Veidt
Friedrich Fehรฉr
Lil Dagover
Hans Twardowski

Running time: 71 minutes

Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia)
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror film. The story centers around Dr Caligari and his somnambulist Cesare, whom the doctor keeps asleep in a coffin-like cabinet and controls hypnotically.


My Opinion:

Well. This movie is pretty freaking awesome. Iโ€™m so glad I finally watched it and would highly recommend it to all horror movie fans to see a silent movie from 1920 that kicks the ARSE of most modern day films.


You can read lots of excellent reviews of this film elsewhere. I donโ€™t have the knowledge to discuss German Expressionism or silent film, really, as I havenโ€™t explored much beyond Charlie Chaplin. For myโ€ฆ

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13 thoughts on “The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1920) Review

    • What? That’s so super cool! I had a look & that’s awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚ You’re so cool, dude. But I already knew that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Oh! Shit! It must be almost time for The Muppets to start here… I better go make sure I’ve set that to record! YES!

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