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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

The ultimate weapon, which was meant to be safe for humankind, produces global side-effects, including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are ... See full summary »

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(novel) (as Brian W. Aldiss), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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4 nominations. See more awards »
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Catherine Rabett ...
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Lord Byron
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Percy Shelley
Catherine Corman ...
Justine Moritz
William Geiger ...
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Cynthia Allison ...
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Isabella Rocchietta ...
Dorrie
Matt Cassidy ...
Boy #1
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The ultimate weapon, which was meant to be safe for humankind, produces global side-effects, including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are transported from the year 2031 to 1817's Switzerland, where he finds Dr. Victor Frankenstein and his contemporaries. Written by Kimmo Ketolainen <kk@iki.fi>

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Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

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2 November 1990 (USA)  »

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Frankenstein perdido en el tiempo  »

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$11,500,000 (estimated)

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$334,748 (USA)
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(DeLuxe)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nick Brimble received an "introducing" credit, despite having been in eight cinema films, both UK and U.S. productions, as well many high profile television dramas. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Buchanan (John Hurt) runs across the three slaughtered sheep in the woods at the beginning, closer inspection reveals that not only are they still alive, but asleep and breathing, and the supposed entrails are actually placed strategically on the sheep and not coming out from inside them. See more »

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Dr. Victor Frankenstein: Sins? What sins? I am a scientist - I cannot sin. She MUST die! The truth is too unbearable.
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New Twist on A Classic Gothic Horror Story
3 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've watched this film several times now and actually, every time I watch it seems to get a little better each time. It's an original concept on the continuance of the Frankenstein myth with some added "modern" futuristic bends and twists that motivate the story along. One of the best thing about this film is John Hurt. This doesn't seem to be his type of movie yet he does very well in it. His voice, especially, is captivating and keeps your attention. He has the type of voice that very few actors these days can boast about in that it has personality and sonority in tone. Something akin to the voices of Colin Clive, Vincent Price and of course, Claude Rains. If they ever decide to do a serious biopic about Rains, I really hope that John Hurt is considered: he'd be perfect for the part! "Yes...I know. Made me from dead. I love dead...hate living." - The Monster in the original 1935 "Bride of Frankenstein"


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