The Monkey's Paw

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Thriller

This common story was never treated with less finesse than in this hackneyed British version. Rosmer is the recipient of a magical monkey's paw which entitles the holder to three wishes. Hoping to be rid of gambling debts, he makes his first wish for enough cash to cover his debt load, only the money does not come to him directly but is a result of compensation...read more

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This common story was never treated with less finesse than in this hackneyed British version. Rosmer is the recipient of a magical monkey's paw which entitles the holder to three wishes. Hoping to be rid of gambling debts, he makes his first wish for enough cash to cover his debt load, only

the money does not come to him directly but is a result of compensation for his son being killed in a motorcycle accident. The material is treated in a manner which hides the best content lurking in the story. Remake of the 1933 film.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This common story was never treated with less finesse than in this hackneyed British version. Rosmer is the recipient of a magical monkey's paw which entitles the holder to three wishes. Hoping to be rid of gambling debts, he makes his first wish for enoug… (more)

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