Diary of a Madman

Diary of a Madman

"The most terrifying motion picture ever!"
  • Approved
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 6.4  (2,141)

After Simon Cordier dies, his diary is read to a large audience. The diary mentions Simon's interactions with a fiendish entity, the horla, which was capable of psychic powers. Simon's interactions with the creature began when a possessed inmate sought to kill him. After Simon kills the inmate, the horla turns its menace toward him. The horla deludes Simon into believing that his sanity is quickly slipping, plaguing him with second guesses. This continues until Simon believes that a creature is responsible, luring the horla into a fire trap that results in the scenes at the start of the film.

Diary of a Madman
Diary Of A Madman: I've Paid For My Sins
Diary Of A Madman: I've Paid For My Sins

Clip - 3 min 8 sec

Diary Of A Madman
Diary Of A Madman

Trailer - 3 min 17 sec

Description
After Simon Cordier dies, his diary is read to a large audience. The diary mentions Simon's interactions with a fiendish entity, the horla, which was capable of psychic powers. Simon's interactions with the creature began when a possessed inmate sought to kill him. After Simon kills the inmate, the horla turns its menace toward him.

The horla deludes Simon into believing that his sanity is quickly slipping, plaguing him with second guesses. This continues until Simon believes that a creature is responsible, luring the horla into a fire trap that results in the scenes at the start of the film.

Diary of a Madman is a 1963 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • Release Date
    1963
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (2,141)