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Frankenstein '80 (1972)

Not Rated | | Horror | 12 December 1972 (Italy)
A mad scientist creates a monster called "Mosaico," who breaks out of the laboratory to hunt down and kill beautiful women.

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Cast overview:
... Karl Schein
... Dr. Otto Frankenstein
... Inspector Schneider
Xiro Papas ... Mosaic - the Frankenstein Monster
... Sonia (as Dalila Parker)
Roberto Fizz ... Professor Schwarz (as Bob Fiz)
Dada Gallotti ... Butcher
Marisa Traversi ... Second Prostitute
Lemmy Carson ... Head Nurse
Marco Mariani ... Track Spectator
Luigi Bonos ... Hobo
Enrico Rossi ... First Investigator
Fulvio Mingozzi ... Second Investigator
Umberto Amambrini ... Vice Straus
Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Agent (as Luigi Guerra)
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A mad scientist creates a monster called "Mosaico," who breaks out of the laboratory to hunt down and kill beautiful women.

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The U.S. English dubbed version of the film is in the Public Domain on the American territory. See more »

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Referenced in The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) See more »

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Frankenstein's Monster as a Rapist
7 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

"A scientist is successful in creating a serum that allows bodies to accept transplanted organs without the threat of rejection. Unfortunately, the scientist's discovery is stolen and used by a mad doctor creating a patch-work man from various body parts. This bizarre creature escapes from the lab and sets out on a rampage of death and destruction with the police desperate to stop the crazed monster," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

Since this monster turns out to be a serial rapist, you have to wonder why Dr. Frankenstein didn't try to reverse the testicle implant he performs. Of course, that'd be killing off this film's baser appeal. Although incompletely made, "Frankenstein '80" has a storyline. You can see what bad direction, editing, and dubbing can do to an actor. And, the most gratuitous rape scene starts with a great line; the prostitute tells the monster, "You may have a limp when you walk, but I bet you don't have one in bed."

** Frankenstein '80 (12/12/72) Mario Mancini ~ John Richardson, Gordon Mitchell, Dalila Di Lazzaro


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