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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

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

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The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped 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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Frankenstein perdido en el tiempo  »

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The futuristic car that Dr. Buchanan drives is a 1988 ItalDesign Aztek concept car. See more »

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When Dr. Buchanan meets up with Lord Byron in the grounds at his estate, quite visible in the background is a car driving across a bridge. Buchanan wasn't the only person, it seems, to own a car in 1817. See more »

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Buchanan: Meet...My monster!
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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman (1999) See more »

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Unbound metaphors
17 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is fun B-Movie that follows the infinite that science can unleash. It has all the matinée and B-movie markings but don't let that eclipse the philosophy of a wise tale: Science Unbound will not be controlled by its maker, the scientist like a parent or artist can not keep a leash on its creation. For a great review of the film check out: "Sight & Sound" International Film Quarterly. Winter. 1990/91. Volume 60 No 1. Richard Combs article breaks down the review into four parts: 1.The Atom, New & Improved 2.There are parts of me in all my films. But which parts? 3. There are no eyes in the Unconscious 4. Who is God maybe?

But a lot of people don't seem to care for this film, so be your own judge. I would rather not judge and just enjoy a story about Frankenstein that is way more entertaining than a lot of highly ranked movies on this database.


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