The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Metascore
62

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
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  1. Reviewed by: Anna Smith
    Aug 25, 2014
    100
    This freshly 4K-ed masterpiece of German Expressionism deserves to be seen on the big screen. Track it down and be rewarded with possibly cinema's first ever twist ending.
  2. 75
    Fisher's dialogue draws heavily on the original film's intertitles and script directions and the addition of sound is a plus for moviegoers uncomfortable with the artificial embarrassment of silence.
User Score
5.7

Mixed or average reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 1 out of 1
  1. Oct 5, 2010
    3
    A sad and needless attempt at a re-make. The film makers paid more attention to the use of the 1920 versions back drops and practicallyA sad and needless attempt at a re-make. The film makers paid more attention to the use of the 1920 versions back drops and practically ignored the dialogue and character development. Krall and Jones were outstanding as Caligari and Ceasar but ultimately I feel there talents were wasted. I'm sorry I wasted my time and money on this one. Full Review »