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The Bride [Frankenstein]

The Bride (1985) starring Sting, Jennifer Beals, Clancy Brown, David Rappaport The Bride is a retelling of Frankenstein – more specifically, it takes the story of The Bride of Frankenstein in a totally different direction. And creates a very enjoyable movie in the process.
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I Was a Teenage Frankenstein

I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957) starring Whit Bissel, Phyllis Coates, Robert Burton, Gary Conway Frankenstein’s descendant tries creating a creature from teenager body part. With the predictable results, in I Was a Teenage Frankenstein.
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Brain That Wouldn’t Die [cheesy monster movie]

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962) starring Herb Evers, Virginia Leith The Brain that Wouldn’t Die is affectionately known as “Jan in the pan“. It’s the story of a brilliant, weird, unscrupulous surgeon. He’s a genius at organ transplants … So, when he decapitates his girlfriend in an...
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Dean Koontz’ Frankenstein

Dean Koontz’ Frankenstein (2004) starring Vincent Perez, Parker Posey, Thomas Kretschmann Dean Koontz’ Frankenstein is a re-imagining of the Frankenstein story. It sets up the creature as the protagonist. With the aid of two honest cops, he’s trying to stop Dr. Frankenstein. Frankenstein is planning on destroying humanity,...
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House of Dracula

House of Dracula (1944), starring John Carradine, Onslow Stevens, Lon Chaney Jr., Glenn Strange Synopsis of House of Dracula In House of Dracula, Wolf Man (Lon Chaney, Jr.) & Dracula (John Carradine) beg Dr. Edelman (Onslow Stevens) to cure them of their killing instincts. But Dracula schemes to seduce the doctor’s nurse.
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House of Frankenstein [monster movie]

House of Frankenstein (1944), starring Boris Karloff, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, Glenn Strange, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Peter Coe Synopsis of House of Frankenstein House of Frankenstein is the first of the Universal Studios monster mashes.  In short, mad scientist Niemann and “friend Daniel” his hunchback assistant...
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Ghost of Frankenstein

Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) starring Lon Chaney, Jr., Cedric Hardwicke, Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi, Evelyn Ankers Synopsis of Ghost of Frankenstein In  Ghost of Frankenstein, the ghost isn’t literal, but psychological.  Another son of Victor Frankenstein, brain surgeon Ludwig (played well by Cedric Hardwicke), who is...
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Bride of Frankenstein

Bride of Frankenstein (1935) starring Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clivereviewed by: The masked reviewer Bride of Frankenstein begins with Mary Shelley informing her friends that she has written a sequel to her masterpiece. She begins this story at the end of Frankenstein with Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin...
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