Oedipus Rex

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  • NR
  • 1967
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 7.3  (5,502)

Before war breaks out in Italy, a young couple celebrate the arrival of their son. But the father soon becomes jealous of the attention his wife is paying the child, taking him into the desert to murder him. The action then switches to ancient times, with the child rescued, rechristened as Oedipus, and adopted by the King and Queen of Corinth. After hearing a forecast that he is destined to murder his father in order to marry his mother, the young man runs away from home, only to encounter tragedy involving an elderly man he encounters while on the road.

Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex

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Before war breaks out in Italy, a young couple celebrate the arrival of their son. But the father soon becomes jealous of the attention his wife is paying the child, taking him into the desert to murder him. The action then switches to ancient times, with the child rescued, rechristened as Oedipus, and adopted by the King and Queen of Corinth. After hearing a forecast that he is destined to murder his father in order to marry his mother, the young man runs away from home, only to encounter tragedy involving an elderly man he encounters while on the road.

Oedipus Rex is a 1967 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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  • Release Date
    1967
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (5,502)