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Murders in the Rue Morgue is a 1971 American horror film. It is very loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe story of the same name, but it also borrow elements from The Phantom of the Opera. Set in Paris of the early 20th century, the film tells of a theatrical troupe who specialize in bloody horror plays akin to those seen in the Grand Guignol. They are currently playing an adaptation of Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue, while being menaced by a former actor who was disfigured and left for dead after a horrible accident.

Murders in the Rue Morgue is an Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Romance movie that was released in 1971 and has a run time of 1 hr 38 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2.

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| 1971 | 1 hr 38 min | 5.2/10
Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi
Gordon Hessler
Produced By
Louis M. Heyward