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The Bride (1985)

After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

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Eva
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Viktor
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Rinaldo
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Mrs. Baumann
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Magar
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Countess (as Veruschka)
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Dr. Zahlus
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Josef
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Paulus (as Tim Spall)
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Priest (as Andrew de la Tour)
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After the creation of his creature, Dr. Frankenstein researches and creates a perfect woman, Eva, to be the mate of the creature. However, the anxiety of the creature creates havoc in the laboratory that is burnt down and explodes, killing Frankenstein's assistants Dr. Zahlus and Paulus. Dr. Frankenstein believes the creature died too but he flees to the woods. Soon he meets and befriends the dwarf Rinaldo, who gives a name to him, Viktor, and invites him to work in a circus in Budapest. Meanwhile Frankenstein and his house keeper Mrs. Baumann (Geraldine Page) teach Eva how to behave and to be independent. One day, Frankenstein introduces Eva to the high-society, telling that she was found amnesic in the woods and has become his protégée. But Frankenstein becomes obsessed of Eva while Viktor and she have a strange connection. What will happen to Eva? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$3,600,000 (USA)
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One of two 1980s movies starring Sting that were remakes, had dark themes, and were both alliterated with "Br" titles. The Bride (1985) was a remake of Bride of Frankenstein (1935) whilst Brimstone & Treacle (1982) was a remake of Brimstone and Treacle (1987). See more »

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Viktor the Monster: Mine!
[gesturing at Eva]
Baron Charles Frankenstein: Take your filthy hands off me!
Viktor the Monster: [grabbing Eva's hand] For me!
Baron Charles Frankenstein: Yes, she's for you.
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Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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One of the better Frankenstein remakes
22 April 2016 | by (Barry's bay Ontario Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a sequel to Frankenstein. It is pretty good. It is scary. It has a great story line. It also great acting. It also has great special effects. This one of the best horror movies from the 80's. If it does not scary you no movie will. 5.3 is underrating it. This is a true horror classic. It is kind of a love story. But still it is a very good movie. It is a great monster movie. Doctor Frankenstein his a bad guy. And the monster is a good guy. So it is not quit the traditional Frankenstein movie. Frankenstein (1931) is better. But still this is a good movie. The Bride of Frankenstein is better. This is better then Frankenstein (1910). It a great film.


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