About

After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius, who insists the now-chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster remains on the run from those who wish to destroy him without understanding that his intentions are generally good despite his...

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Directed by

James Whale

Written by

William Hurlbut (Screenplay)
Mary Shelley (Novel)
Robert Florey (Story)
John L. Balderston (Adaptation)

Runtime

75 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The monster demands a mate!

Cast

Keywords

monster mad scientist cemetery black and white hermit lightning mill comedic relief frankenstein

Photos

Lists

#320 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#204 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#34 on The 100 best horror films TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Sound, Recording