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339 Ratings

The Man Who Laughs

Directed by Paul Leni
United States, 1928
Drama, Thriller, Silent


When a proud noble refuses to kiss the hand of the despotic King James in 1690, he is cruelly executed and his son surgically disfigured.

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The Man Who Laughs Directed by Paul Leni

Critics reviews

That such a mixture doesn’t entirely blend isn’t surprising, as Laemmle’s determination to repeat the success of The Phantom of the Opera saw a few too many cooks adding to the broth on the script level. But The Man Who Laughs packs a wallop regardless because of the ichar Leni and Veidt invest in it.
January 22, 2017
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