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Frankenstein (2015)

A married couple of scientists create a modern-day monster.

Director:

Bernard Rose

Writers:

Bernard Rose, Mary Shelley (novel)
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Plot kept under wraps.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Xavier Samuel ... Adam
Carrie-Anne Moss ... Elizabeth
Danny Huston ... Victor
Matthew Jacobs ... Dr. Marcus
Dave Pressler ... Dr. Pretorius
Peter Adrian Sudarso ... Guard 1 (as Peter Sudarso)
Steve Hart ... Guard 2
Mckenna Grace ... Molly (as McKenna Grace)
Rob Mars ... Officer Crawford
Ron Roggé ... Officer Woodcock
Myke Michaels ... Vigilante Mob 1
Christopher David Christopher David ... Vigilante Mob 2
Mary Gallagher ... Amy Johnson
John Lacy ... Mark Rubin
Jeff Hilliard Jeff Hilliard ... Officer Banks
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Storyline

Set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from the perspective of the Monster. After he is artificially created, then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists, Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him. This perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come to grips with the horrific nature of humanity.

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Man is the true monster.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence and gore, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 2015 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Frankenstein - Das Experiment See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$253,514
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The MPAA number at the end of the film (#47714) is the same on both "Frankenstein" (2015) and "The Place Beyond The Pines" (2012). See more »

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Version of The Wide World of Mystery: Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Mannish Boy
Written by Melvin London, Bo Diddley (as Elias McDaniel) and Muddy Waters (as McKinley Morganfield)
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I am I
3 February 2016 | by pbjsammichSee all my reviews

This is a very interesting take on the Frankenstein tale. We get to see the Monster basically take his first breath and become born into this world. He slowly becomes accustomed to being alive when suddenly he's betrayed by his creator and thus sets about on a rampage. This film illustrates it fairly well and I feel like the character of Adam/Monster is fairly sympathetic. He lacks a vocabulary like in the novel and in the 1994 adaptation, but it's far more realistic for the vocalization capacity of a newly formed creature. Bernard Rose does a fairly good job directing and the pastoral dream sequences are nice in particular. It has a nice pace and good use of practical special effects. The Monster's transformation was thoroughly engaging and I feel if anyone is a fan of the horror genre that they should at least do themselves a favor and see this interpretation.


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