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Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • Mild PG13 violence that would be extremely scary when it was made.
  • Dr. Frankenstein kills a man by throwing him from a second story balcony, causing him to fall on his head.
  • The Creature strangles Dr. Frankenstein almost to death.
  • The Creature kills a elderly blindman offscreen, but his grandson comes to look for him, May be upsetting to sensitive viewers.
  • The Creature is shot in his face by Paul and he is seen holding his wound with much blood present, very shocking especially for 1957.


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Its not likely anyone will really be frightened, because its pretty cheesy.
  • The monster may be frighting to young children but most others will find it corny.
  • The scene where the elderly blind man is killed and the grandson looking for his grandfather may be upsetting and disturbing for sensitive viewers.
  • When the creature is shot blood pores from his head, this was very shocking to show that much blood in a motion picture especially for 1957.


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Violence & Gore

  • The Creature kills Justine the maid, after Dr. Frankenstein uses The Creature's psychopathic mind to murder her.
  • At the end, Dr. Frankenstein tries to shoot The Creature and wounds Elizabeth on accident and then sets The Creature on fire killing him after falling into a pit of acid, Much of this is not shown due to cutting away immediately after he falls into the acid.

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