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

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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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Trivia

Four cast members of Sherlock (2010) in this movie: Andrew Scott (Moriarty), Mark Gatiss (Mycroft Holmes) and Louise Brealey (Molly Hooper). Alistair Petrie (Major James Sholto). Director Paul McGuigan also directed 4 episodes of the series. See more »

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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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Version of Frankenstein (2004) See more »

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Waltz from 'Coppélia'
Music by Léo Delibes
Libretto by Charles Nuitter
Arranged by Craig Armstrong
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waste of time
20 February 2016 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

Im just speechless as i saw that this movie got a rating as high as 6.2, i'm sure that most people who gave it a high rating saw only the trailer at best.

let me tell you a little about this movie without spoiling and pray god that my English will be understandable, well what this movie is about is that you wait for something to happen and you wait and you keep waiting and.... it happens, but when it happens actually nothing happens, to summarize it two weirdos make something to destroy it in the end, exactly like a kid who makes a sand castle but in the end he gets bored and destroy it.

This movie is a waste of time.


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