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Victor Frankenstein (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 25 November 2015 (USA)
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Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.

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James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor's experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences. Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Discover the origin of the monster and his creation. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for macabre images, violence and a sequence of destruction | See all certifications »

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Igor  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,350,000 (USA) (27 November 2015)

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$5,773,519 (USA) (25 December 2015)
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Andrew Scott plays an inspector in this film, while he plays a criminal being chased by an inspector in the hit tv show Sherlock. See more »

Goofs

James McAvoy's Scottish accent, can be heard from time to time. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Igor: You know this story. The crack if lightning. A mad genius. An unholy creation. The world, of course, remembers the monster, not the man. But sometimes, when you look closely, there's more to a tale. Sometimes the monster is the man.
Igor: I've been with the circus for as long as I can remember. Circuses like to think of themselves as families. But, of course, each one has its clown.
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Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Victor Frankenstein (2016) See more »

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Les Patineurs Valse, Op. 183
Written by Emil Waldteufel (as Émile Waldteufel)
Arranged by Craig Armstrong
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Not worth the time
6 December 2015 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

I went to see the film because I am a fan of James McAvoy, but sadly the movie did not justice to the amazing performance of James and Daniel Radcliffe.

The editing and script was so bad. Each scenes are very disconnected and scattered. It also feels very jumpy and certain places were not explained well. I especially hate how they use the title opening "Victor Frankenstein" as if it is a verbal line in the movie.. It was SO ODD!

The lines were also very cheesy and clumsy, which you just wouldn't speak to each other like this in real life. It was only of James' amazing acting skill that makes the movie barely watchable!


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