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I, Frankenstein (2014)

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Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans.

Director:

Stuart Beattie

Writers:

Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Kevin Grevioux (screen story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Eckhart ... Adam
Yvonne Strahovski ... Terra
Miranda Otto ... Leonore
Bill Nighy ... Naberius
Jai Courtney ... Gideon
Socratis Otto ... Zuriel
Aden Young ... Victor Frankenstein
Caitlin Stasey ... Keziah
Mahesh Jadu ... Ophir
Steve Mouzakis ... Helek
Nicholas Bell ... Carl Avery
Deniz Akdeniz ... Barachel
Chris Pang ... Levi (as Christopher Pang)
Kevin Grevioux ... Dekar
Bruce Spence ... Molokai
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Storyline

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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200 years later, he's still alive. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Yo, Frankenstein See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,610,441, 26 January 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,075,290

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$74,575,290
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Part of the movie takes place at the Walton Theatre. This could be a double reference, as the name Walton is shared by a minor character in the original Mary Shelley's Frankenstein novel and a former hometown of lead actor Aaron Eckhart when he spent part of his teen years in England. See more »

Goofs

Frankenstein's notebook is written in English; as of 1790, English had not been established as the international scientific language yet, and thus it should have been written in German. The first page should also read ''Ingolstadt Universität'' instead of ''University'' See more »

Quotes

Adam: I am not your son. And this body... is MINE!
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Connections

Version of Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990) See more »

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Possessions Mine
Written and Performed by Geno Lenardo & Daniel A. Davies (as Daniel Davies)
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It's Shocking Movies This Bad Can Get Made
5 February 2014 | by Matt GreeneSee all my reviews

The trailer for I, Frankenstein says it all. Does the dialogue look stupid and clichéd? Yep! Does the action look boring and uninspired? Yep! Does it look like it was made BY middle schoolers FOR middle schoolers? You got it! Nothing will surprise you here. It hits every predictable beat and hits them with the grace and subtlety of a cow walking a tightrope…awkwardly and dumbly. The characters are rote and predictable, the makeup and cg (while not bad) is leftover from "Star Trek: The Next Generation", and the entire viewing experience is laborious and forgettable. Set in modern times, Frank is over 200 years old and gets caught in the middle of a war going on between gargoyles, demons, and other fantastical characters. Clearly this isn't Karloff's Frankenstein; it's more in the vein of stylized Gothic action films like Underworld or Blade. Gone is the stumbling, sympathetic horror of the Mary Shelley; instead we have a Batman-wannabe shooting for mysteriously cool and coming off as just lazy and unrelatable. Poor Aaron Eckhart is still trying to find where he fits in Hollywood, and this isn't it. Fun game idea: see how long you can stay awake through this movie. Sure, there are copious fight scenes and mildly complex characters but no rational explanation for anything plot-wise. It may have helped if the filmmakers had their tongues more firmly planted in their cheeks, but instead we are left laughing AT them instead of WITH them. With so many great things in theatres right now, don't waste your time on this.


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