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I, Frankenstein (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi  |  24 January 2014 (USA)
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Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans.

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Dr Victor Frankenstein dies frozen to death and the creature buries him at the cemetery of his family. However he is attacked by demons but he kills one of them and Gargoyles save him and take him to a Cathedral where the Gargoyles Order gathers. The Queen of the Gargoyles Leonore keeps Dr. Frankenstein's journal together with the treasures of the Order and gives the name of Adam to the creature. Then she explains to Adam that there is an ancient war between the Gargoyles that are angels and demons under the command of the Prince Naberius. She also invites Adam to join the Gargoyles in the war against demons, but Adam prefers to isolate in a remote place. Two hundred years later, Adam returns and finds a modern society. Soon he learns that Naberius has the intention of creating an army of soulless corpses to be possessed by demons. The scientist Terra is researching a process to create life and Naberius is seeking Dr Frankenstein's journal to help Terra and raise his army. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In the battle between good and evil, an immortal holds the key. See more »

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Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense fantasy action and violence throughout | See all certifications »

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24 January 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yo, Frankenstein  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,610,441 (USA) (24 January 2014)

Gross:

$19,059,018 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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The prayer the gargoyle queen offers up at the altar is part of a well-known Catholic prayer to St. Michael the archangel, the patron of the gargoyles. See more »

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During the Rat revival scene, Terra demands the current increased to "200 Joules". However, current is measured in Amperes; a Joule is a unit of energy. See more »

Quotes

Adam: I'm a dozen different parts of eight different corpses. I'm a monster.
Terra: You're only a monster if you behave like one.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.60 (2014) See more »

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Possessions Mine
Written and Performed by Geno Lenardo & Daniel A. Davies (as By Maker)
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A humanized version of an iconic Hollywood creature.
29 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Stop beating up on this movie. It does not deserve such shoddy treatment. This is not a bad movie. It's part sci-fi, part horror, with the emphasis on the former. The Frankenstein creation is humanized. There is nothing wrong with that. The movie successfully places the creature in the present. He even has a name. Aaron Eckhart delivers a wonderful performance as the first artificially created humanoid. He gives his character depth. This movie is not a ripoff of the original movie. True, the story is contrived, but it is also entertaining. The forces of good and evil are clearly defined and their struggle for supremacy plausible within the context of the story. The movie asks the audience to accept as a premise that there are metaphysical forces at work that are not readily discernible. For some, that may be a bit of a stretch, but remember: it's a movie. The movie is entertaining, well-acted, has good continuity and a briskly paced story. This movie is worth watching.


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