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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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Storyline

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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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,469,341, 29 November 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,775,076, 18 February 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,140,474, 18 February 2016
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Trivia

In Spain was released in 86 theaters. The film was projected in dubbed version / subtitled version (14 theaters). See more »

Goofs

Igor prescribes three ounces of arsenic for Lorelei. The LD50 (lethal dose for 50% of the population is 13 mg.kg, so the amount recommended by Igor would be about 100 times the LD50. 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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Connections

Version of Frankenstein (2007) See more »

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España Waltz, Op. 236
Written by Emil Waldteufel (as Émile Waldteufel)
Arranged by Craig Armstrong
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Open-minded and loved it
12 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

There are no spoilers here, just a real person's true review. I almost did not watch this due to the overall reviews, and that would have been a shame, because I liked it. To all the naysayers looking for a solid track to the original story, this is a bit different. This a a completely different take. Parts of the movie were not so great, but overall, I LOVED IT.Depends on what you're looking for. If you are looking for a story perfectly true to original - not so much. This movie is a wonderful alternative view. I appreciate and really enjoyed the risk-taking and the different view. May not be for everyone, but thoroughly enjoyed it.


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