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Frankenstein Island (1981)

When a hot-air balloon crashes on a remote island, the crew discovers Dr. Frankenstein's ancestor carrying on the family work, along with a race of mutants and a population of Amazons.

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Dr. Paul Hadley
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Jocko
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Clay Jayson
Robert Christopher ...
Mark Eden
Tain Bodkin ...
Curtis Ryan
Patrick O'Neil ...
Dino
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The Colonel
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Katherine Victor ...
Sheila Frankenstein von Helsing (as Kathrin Victor)
George Mitchell ...
Dr. von Helsing
Dana Norbeck ...
Jungle Girl
Laurel Johnson ...
Jungle Girl
Richard Banks ...
Angus
James Webb
Marla Conner ...
Jungle Girl
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When a hot-air balloon crashes on a remote island, the crew discovers Dr. Frankenstein's ancestor carrying on the family work, along with a race of mutants and a population of Amazons. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The power is 7,000,000 volts--it's alive!

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27 November 1981 (USA)  »

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John Carradine only appears as a floating image during the whole film. Actually, it is the same shot of him all the time, sometimes repeating dialogue and sometimes with new dialogue. See more »

Quotes

Balloonist #2: [incredulously] Did you ever hear of a tornado at sea?
Balloonist #1: Well, that's what Doc called it. Sounded like his balloon's being torn apart! Whatever the number, it got him real good and surrounded.
Balloonist #2: Surrounded?
Balloonist #1: The water, man! The ocean! Anyway you shake it, those poor devils either ended up on it, in it or under it!
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You really gotta see it to believe it!!
23 November 2001 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

You have to admire Jerry Warren's zeal for bad movie making. This gem is soooo incredibly bad it is a masterpiece. Or should I say "messterpiece! Coming off a 15 year hiatus after he was sued for "The Wild, Wild World of Batwoman", Warren returned to filmdom with this offering. Words ,indeed, can not describe. A must see for any bad movie zealot.Be astounded and baffled all at the same time! Jerry Warren is truly one of THE kings of bad cinema.


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