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Frankenstein (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  10 October 2004 (USA)
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Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America ... See full summary »

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Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of horrific murders which leads her to the doctor and his creature. What she uncovers reveals the strange evolution the doctor and his creation undergo over the course of two centuries and the divergent paths creator and monster take in pursuing good or evil. Written by dumpster_cakes

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Frankenstein - Auf der Jagd nach seinem Schöpfer  »

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The concept for this telefilm was originally developed by Dean R. Koontz and collaborator Kevin Anderson, and intended as a television series. When USA Networks joined the project as production company and distributor, Koontz signed on as screenwriter and executive producer. Martin Scorsese also signed on as executive producer, and a cast (most of whom were in the final product) was assembled. Following creative disputes between USA and Koontz, both Koontz and Scorsese left the project (Scorsese was later convinced to return). Koontz and Anderson later developed the concept into a series of novels (as "Dean Koontz' Frankenstein"), but Koontz allowed USA to use the names of his characters as long as they altered the plot and removed his name from all consideration. See more »

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Detective Carson O'Conner: The M.E should be about done. I'm gonna hit the morgue tonight.
Detective Michael Sloane: Great
[throws hotdog into the trash]
Detective Michael Sloane: Hey look, why don't we blow off the morgue? Look between the department and your brother, you don't sleep.
Detective Carson O'Conner: So which isn't important my job or my brother?
Detective Michael Sloane: I just-I just think you should take a break once in a while.
Detective Carson O'Conner: The surgeon's not taking a break.
Detective Michael Sloane: Hey even the psychical killers take the occasional nap, you know. Go see a movie.
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What I'm About
Written by Spencer Proffer and Steve Plunkett
Performed by Trust Company (as The Trust Company)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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Good Pilot for the Spot of X-Files
15 November 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Detective Carson O'Conner (Parker Poisey) and her partner Detective Michael Sloane (Adam Goldberg) are investigating murders of a serial-killer that mutilates and removes the internal organs of the victims. When they meet the mysterious and macabre Deucalion (Vincent Perez), they are informed that Dr. Frankenstein is alive with a legion of followers, using the name of Dr. Victor Helios (Thomas Kretschmann).

I liked this contemporary version of the character of Frankenstein. The story recalls "X-Files", having the same style of cinematography and music score. It seems to be a pilot of a TV series, inclusive there is no ending of the story but a great hook for the sequel. Anyway, it is a good entertainment, very underrated in IMDb. My vote is seven.

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