Top ten Frankenstein movies

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Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ My favorite movie of all time. The monster speaks this time around and Karloff has gained a little weight, making him a lot more jovial looking. However, it works. I couldn't imagine the monster from the first movie, as creepy as he is, being able to do some of the things that he does in this movie. ” - Stompgodzilla
Frankenstein (1931)
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ The original Frankenstein film. Boris Karloff is wonderful as the silent creature and the makeup has never looked better, partially due to Karloff's gaunt appearance. ” - Stompgodzilla
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ The first in a long line of Frankenstein movies made by Hammer studios starring Peter Cushing, my favorite actor. The hammer movies seperate themselves from the Universal movies by making Doctor Frankenstein the real monster and star of the series. Christopher Lee does a great job as the mute monster, a pathetic wretch of a character this time around. ” - Stompgodzilla
Young Frankenstein (1974)
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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. (106 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ The ultimate Frankenstein parody movie. It makes reference to nearly every Frankenstein movie made before, while also having a warmth and tenderness to it that could rival anything in the Universal Frankenstein movies. It's not just a great parody, it stands alone as a great monster movie too. ” - Stompgodzilla
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
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One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ The last great movie in the Universal Frankenstein series and the final film starring Karloff as the monster. This one is a lot of fun. The biggest highlight is Bela Lugosi giving the greatest performance of his career as the broken necked Ygor. ” - Stompgodzilla
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor... (98 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ The fourth in Hammer's Frankenstein series. This one really portrays Doctor Frankenstein at his most evil. Cushing is terrific yet again. ” - Stompgodzilla
The Monster Squad (1987)
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A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters. (82 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
“ I was reluctant to include this movie on account of it having multiple monsters, but Tom Noonan is so good as the Frankenstein monster and Stan Winston's makeup is such as fantastic homage that I just couldn't leave it off of the list. The monster in this movie effectively captures everything that makes the old universal Frankenstein monster so beloved. ” - Stompgodzilla
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
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A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the... (86 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ This one is interesting. I like the idea of Frankenstein learning how to transfer souls into bodies instead of making patchwork monsters. It's also an excellent revenge film. ” - Stompgodzilla
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
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Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead. (99 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ I'm probably the only one who really loves this movie, but it's one of my favorites. It's actually the Hammer Frankenstein movie that I watch the most. I just love the idea of Doctor Frankenstein working in a mental institution and doing experiments on the patients. Shane Bryant is really great too. It's sad that he wasn't in more of these movies. Him and the always wonderful Peter Cushing play off of one another really well. Then you have Madeline Smith playing a mute girl and doing what she does best, being really cute. ” - Stompgodzilla
Frankenhooker (1990)
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A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiance by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes. (85 mins.)
“ This movie is just good, gory, stupid fun. I love everything that director Frank Henenlotter ever did, but this one really stands out. I've also always really liked the design of Frankenhooker and always wondered if Mindless self indulgence was inspired by it when they released "Frankenstein girls will seem strangely sexy" ” - Stompgodzilla