The Raven Synopsis
Edgar Allan Poe and a detective hunt a serial killer who is basing his crimes on Poe's works.
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the raven

By eal123
I thought this was a good movie. It is not a horror movie but a mystery. There is some gore. It kept the suspense and had a surprise ending....

An old school murder mystery with the great John Cusack

By kmoney51
The backdrop of Baltimore in the 1800's sets the tone of this underrated murder mystery. Cusack plays the part perfectly, think Sherlock Holmes without the annoying traits. He manages to come...

Great Movie

By Pancho
Dismiss the negative reviews below, this was an excellent, entertaining film with great performances by all. Cusack was spot on as Poe...and the one to really watch is Luke Evans who stole the show....


By Raygundola
Anyone who is a fan of Edgar Allen Poe would definitely love this film but even if you don't know much about Poe you would enjoy it... it's not crazy or farfetched... everything could happen and the...

Excellant but a bit gorey

By indjeff
Loved this murder mystery. I wasn't able to pick out the killer until it was revealed...always a plush for these kind of movies. Do watch out for the blood and gore as it is excessive in this...

I enjoyed it as a work of fiction, not fact.

By cindy_l_thomas
If you have been a life-long fan of Poe and your expectations for this movie are to see a factual representation of his life, you will be disappointed. If you go to see this movie knowing that it is...

Sherlock Holmes without the bullet time

By seandrewett
Good movie, John Cussack gave a strong performance although he did seem to be channeling Nicholas Cage at times. The rest of the cast is also good and pace was just about right. The final twist...

was ok....

By robertinnj
to me was a little boring @ first. then started to pick up during movie. went to a dine in movie theatre so I'm guessing was worth it......

Nice Ode to Poe

By Mousedancing
A bit of a confusing start...but stick with it, the pace and story picks up fast. Cusack does a wonderful job making Edgar Allen Poe both larger than life as well as human. Thrilling murder mystery...

John Cusack as Poe is GENIUS!

By ororro_munroe13
When I first saw the previews for The Raven, I knew I had to see it. I'm a huge Edgar Allan Poe fan, and I figured I'd give this movie a shot, even though it's not completely historically accurate...

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Rated R | For Bloody Violence and Grisly Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Tell-tale Poe thriller has heavy gore, drinking.
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