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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | | Horror | 12 June 1974 (USA)
Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.

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Simon
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Sarah
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Monster (as Dave Prowse)
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Asylum Director
Michael Ward ...
Transvest
Elsie Wagstaff ...
Wild One
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Police Sergeant
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Judge
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Bodysnatcher
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Ernst
Christopher Cunningham ...
Hans (as Chris Cunningham)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
Professor Durendel (as Charles Lloyd-Pack)
Lucy Griffiths ...
Old Hag
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Tarmut
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Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments. Written by Humberto Amador

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Your blood will run cold when the monster rises. See more »

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Frankenstein E o Monstro do Inferno  »

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According to an interview with Shane Briant (Simon) on the 2014 Blu-Ray, real human blood was used in this film. Blood that could no longer be used for transfusions was sourced from the blood bank and used in the film, including in the notorious scene where Victor (Peter Cushing) uses his teeth to clamp the artery of the monster. See more »

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After extracting the Professor's brain, Dr. Frankenstein holds it upside down. However, seconds later when he places it in a vat, it's right side up. See more »

Quotes

Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [after operating eyeballs onto the creature] Now, in approximately one hour, when the narcosis wears off... we shall see.
Simon Helder: [jokingly] Let's hope it's he who sees!
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: ..."he who sees"?
Simon Helder: Sorry...
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor: [begins to laugh maniacally] "He who sees"! I like that!
Simon Helder: I didn't think it was that funny, I must say...
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Edited into I Am Your Father (2015) See more »

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Hammer House of Horror: The Frankenstein series.
26 February 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974) was made during the waning days of Hammer Films. Peter Cushing once again reprises his role as Baron Frankenstein (under another non de plume)and he's up to his old tricks again. Why can't the Baron learn from his past mistakes? He must be addictive to cutting up corpses and trying to reanimate the dead. Maybe this time he'll learn not to mess with mother nature. Most of the gooey stuff was edited from the U.S. version. British body builder and future Darth Vader David Prowse once again makes an appearance as "The Monster" (In here he looks like a big bulky hairy Neanderthal).

A mild mannered doctor is working in a mad house. He looks very familiar and he has a knack for sutures and plasma. A young doctor is soon taken under his wing and he learns the doctor's true identity. Will the new guy be able to keep the old doctor under wraps or will he be up to his old tricks once again? Terrance Fisher helmed this Hammer film for one of the last times. Fitting how Peter Cushing and himself ended their long run with Hammer Films. The series was clearly running out of gas and ideas. The series was finally put to bed for good. We'll never see a studio like Hammer or their sister company Shaw Brothers ever again. It's a shame as well for fans young and old.

Recommended for Hammer fans.


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