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
Someone new is playing God.
10 October 2004 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Frankenstein - Auf der Jagd nach seinem Schöpfer
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?
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
Your real enemy is not the killer. It's his maker, and mine, too. I was created with bodies salvaged from a prison graveyard. One heart from a thief, one from a crazed killer, hands from a strangler, eyes from an ax murderer. My life force from a thunderstorm.
Version of Frankenstein
What I'm About
Written by Spencer Proffer
and Steve Plunkett
Performed by Trust Company
(as The Trust Company)
Courtesy of Geffen Records See more