It is very slow. Copyright © Fandango. well, the movie was fine, and the ending was just as i expected...i mean, when he meats the girl and he truly is mister bad guy...thats just what i thought that was gonna happen...and a movie should not leave least not a good should surprise you..thats why i think it only deserves a 5 rating from me :-?? Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. McBride. The hole thing became a court room drama trying to prove that Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde are not same person. [Full Review in Spanish]. It is morbid, and even unhealthy in theme, but it is suspensive and holds the spectator's interest to the very end. A serial killer stalks the city of Boston and a DR Jeckyll goes to a lawyer claiming to be the serial killer and that he can turn into another person. Dr Jekyll appears as a character in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) played by Jason Flemyng, in the tv series Penny Dreadful (2014-6) played by Shazad Latif and in The Mummy (2017) played by Russell Crowe, which all feature team-ups between Famous Monsters, while the animated The Pagemaster (1994) features a Dr Jekyll voiced by Leonard Nimoy. Sorry :<. A full discussion of Jekyll and Hyde films is here under the Theme Essay Jekyll and Hyde Films. Fredric March received his first Best Actor Oscar for playing the titular roles in Mamoulian's moody and haunting version of Stevenson's novella. The acting of Scott is very good, don't be fooled that because the movie is horrible, the acting has to be too. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. First and most important, the film is solid and entertaining and Scott gives the performance of his life. While not unduly terrifying, which may be set down as a point in its favor, this talker version of the famous dual personality character is sufficiently dramatic and gripping to satisfy any demand for shocker entertainment. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tries hard to make for a more realistic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde but lands in the dull section. No matter how cliché it may sound, it has to be an explanation, otherwise they'll just make everyone wonder for the rest of the entire movie. He was constantly conflict between his internal and external. Dr Jekyll combines gothic horror, aristocratic romance and madcap Freudian psychodrama into a dizzying, exhilarating brew. A compassionate attorney (Krista Bridges) helps Dr. Henry Jekyll (Dougray Scott), a physician whose mental imbalance leads to murder. As I don't want to give the whole movie, I will only express myself in one matter: I was disoriented when Hyde disappears on unexplained circumstances. Sign up here. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. This is a big stinky fart. A mere succession of incidents does not furnish this study. Others of these included the B-movies Jekyll + Hyde (2006) and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2006), the excellent British tv series Jekyll (2007) with James Nesbitt, and the film Jekyll (2007) where Mr Hyde becomes a virtual reality creation. and the Terms and Policies, Moreover, Scott receives sturdy support from Tom Skerritt as concerned art gallery owner best friend Gabe Utterson, Danette Mackay as loyal housekeeper Mrs. Poole, and Cas Anvar as shrewd attorney D.A. Finally, he succeed in experiment and expressed his real character through completely different a. Dr Jekyll, who is also Mr Hyde is really miserable character. The movie is excellent, certainly the best sound version of the classic story. Although there is strong acting brought by the key players in this production, a lacklustre script and awkward staging make this tale of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde … The answer is – not that much. Hyde isn't exactly scary, more like a mix between The Joker and Jack Sparrow. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. He seems to be enjoying himself and it adds to the audience's enjoyment. Kindly physician Dr. Henry Jekyll (an excellent performance by Dougray Scott) is involved in experiments that unleash his more cocky and lethal serial killer alter ego Mr. Edward Hyde. drama, She is sceptical but then finds that the locket he leaves her as evidence was worn by one of the murdered girls. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy Bizarre. Fredric March gives an outstanding performance. It is the product of a big lack of creativity and respect for the original story. And it has an awful ending. You're almost there! Although I obviously know the concept of Jekyll and Hyde, this is the first full film I ever saw on the subject. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. | Rotten (1). Convinced that he is responsible Dr. Jekyll turns himself over to lawyer Claire Wheaton (Krista Bridges) & confesses all but she doesn't believe him at first, eventually Claire agrees to defend Jekyll & bases her case on the fact that Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde are two completely separate people. [Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde] enjoyed success in novel form and as a stage play, and was produced on the silent screen some years ago. [Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde] is altogether a brilliant effort and should be added to your list of better screen entertainments.