MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 234 this week

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 June 1958 (USA)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 2,275 users  
Reviews: 33 user | 51 critic

We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.

Director:

Writers:

(additional dialogue), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 10 Dec 2010
 
a list of 26 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Revenge of Frankenstein.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Francis Matthews ...
...
Michael Gwynn ...
John Welsh ...
Dr. Bergman
...
Oscar Quitak ...
Dwarf
Richard Wordsworth ...
Up Patient
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
President of the Medical Council
John Stuart ...
Inspector
Arnold Diamond ...
Dr. Malke
Marjorie Gresley ...
Countess Barscynska (as Margery Cresley)
Anna Walmsley ...
Vera Barscynska
George Woodbridge ...
Janitor
Michael Ripper ...
Kurt
Edit

Storyline

We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Sensational Sequel to "The Curse of Frankenstein," which smashed records throughout the world." See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1 June 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Revenge of Frankenstein  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1958, the Daily Telegraph was so horrified by what they saw onscreen that they suggested the BBFC create a special new category for the film - "For Sadists Only". See more »

Goofs

When Frankenstein's dwarf assistant Karl looks at his new body in the glass case in Frankenstein's lab, the hand of the body is moving. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Victor Stein: It should have been perfect. I made it to be perfect. If the brain hadn't been damaged, my work would have been hailed as the greatest scientific achievement of all time. Frankenstein would have been accepted as a genius of science. Instead, he was sent to the guillotine. I swore I would have my revenge. They will never be rid of me!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Hammer Films (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
"They Shall Never Be Rid of Me!
15 June 2007 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If you have seen, Curse of Frankenstein, then you must follow up with this excellent sequel. The magic which is in the Hammer Films allows that aura to continue in this follow-up story. In this second chapter of the infamous doctor who nearly wills his creature to live, we see that he has somehow escaped death by guillotine. Once again, we have the superb talents of Peter Cushing, who played Dr. Victor Frankenstein, in the original and successful 1957 version. In that prequel, the good doctor was sentenced to death and last seen approaching the guillotine. In this follow-up film, we see, he has somehow survived execution, and has chosen a new name; Dr. Victor Stein. Arriving in a new city, he sets up practice but is shunned by the city's medical authorities, who send a representative to demand he join their union. Francis Matthews plays the envoy, Dr. Hans Kleve, a fine doctor and a member in good standing with the union. In time however, he suspects the mysterious visitor is not only an superior doctor, but perhaps the greatest medical genius ever and wants to join him as his assistant. What follows is the the perhaps the best adaption of the Shelley story as we learn that Hans proves Dr. Stein correct. Dr. Kleve proves to be an excellent pupil and Dr. Stein proves equally prophetic. They will never be rid of Dr. Frankenstein! A great film and earns its place as a classic****


9 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Best Doctor (Victor Frankenstein)? KingofWayne66
Anyone like the Hammer Frankenstein movies charlessykwalk63
Is karl a dwarf rich_groovy
Who is your favoriter Frankenstein's Monster charlessykwalk63
I realize this is a stupid question/observation, but... Metushelach
Frankenstein's 'Perfect' man titch-2
Discuss The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?