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The Bride (1985)

PG-13  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Romance  |  16 August 1985 (USA)
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After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mrs. Baumann
Alexei Sayle ...
Countess (as Veruschka)
Quentin Crisp ...
Dr. Zahlus
Paulus (as Tim Spall)
Ken Campbell ...
Andy de la Tour ...
Priest (as Andrew de la Tour)


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

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Here Comes . . .The BRIDE See more »


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16 August 1985 (USA)  »

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A Prometida  »

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$3,600,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Reportedly, Mariel Hemingway was in the film playing a character called Elizabeth, but all her scenes were cut from the picture. See more »


Eva: What is 'dead'?
Baron Charles Frankenstein: Sleeping... sleeping forever. One day we go to sleep and we don't wake up.
Eva: I don't think I could sleep that long.
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Spoofed in Mistress Frankenstein (2000) See more »


Eine Kleine Nachtsmusik
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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A pleasant surprise
10 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love it when I find a movie in the bargain bin, watch it, and it turns out to be really good. Such is the case with The Bride. The cinematography is beautifully done, creating a rich atmosphere and setting for the story. Filmed in England and France, the locations add some real authenticity to the story; this is no Hollywood back lot. Some may criticize the acting skills of the leads or the degree of depth in the story line, but one thing is sure, the movie is consistent in story, direction, mood, and content from beginning to end, a well delivered package. I also enjoyed this spin on the Frankenstein monster; he's got personality and character. Instead of being only an object of horror as in other films, the viewer gets to know and identify with him as the movie progresses, coming to care for his success and well being. As another viewer stated previously, approach this movie as a Gothic novel instead of a horror story, and you're sure to find some enjoyment from it.

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