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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Colin Clive
Boris Karloff
Dwight Frye
Directors
James Whale
Screenwriters
Francis Edward Faragoh
Garrett Fort
Running Time
69 minutes

Frankenstein
The most important horror movie ever made.


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Plot
Adapted and updated from Mary Shelley's story, Dr Frankenstein assembles an re-animates a creature from dead human tissue, only to reject it after he is successful. Mistreated by(almost) sundry, the 'monster' becomes an angry outcast hunted by the community.


Verdict
Beautiful photography, a heartbreaking story, and iconic moments from beginnning to end. Absolutely unmissable.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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