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Frankenstein Island (1981)

PG  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  27 November 1981 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Clarke ...
Dr. Paul Hadley
Steve Brodie ...
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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This would be the final film project for Jerry Warren. See more »

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Dr. Frankenstein: I hear thee. So as I hear, be thee assured my response is forthcoming!
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Never boring
13 November 2002 | by (hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

With other bad films the novelty wears off fast. Not this time. True the budget is low, but not so low that new crazy elements can't be sprung on the viewer in every scene. Some of the props are not impressive. For example a barely-altered plastic devil fork (used as a magic wand?) and department store mannequins (experimented on?). Don't be deterred though, the sets and costumes are all fun and the plot moves fast.

John Carradine is in this movie less than any top-billed star has been in any movie. You will see that he was no doubt not on the same set. In fact, you will see his performance does not even demand that he be on any set.

The very end is so cheap that it will make you mad. Still, this movie pleased me and I laughed a lot.


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