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Frankenstein (1931 movie)

1931 film directed by James Whale

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The Ultimate Monster Movie!

  • Aug 13, 2010
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No class on horror films would be complete without this movie. It was one of the first and still one of the best ever made. The movie that made Boris Karloff and Colin Clive. Jack Pierce provides the best make-up since Chaney's Phantom of the Opera.Superb directing! See the uncut version if you can.
 

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review by . May 17, 2009
Frankenstein was one of the first monster movie classics to come from the Hollywood film studios. The was adapted "loosely" from the original Mary Shelley Gothic classic. A lot of this film was based upon several other earlier German expressionism films and a play. But this film was a landmark. It spawned several official sequels, scores of knock-offs and it made Boris Karloff a horror film legend.    The movie is about Dr. Frankenstein and his stooge Igor. One day, the good …
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The first film of the Frankenstein series.
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Director: James Whale
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy
Release Date: November 21, 1931
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Runtime: 1hr 11min
Studio: Universal Pictures
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