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PG| 1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor's fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals -- with monstrous consequences.

Cast: Catherine O'Hara , Martin Short , Martin Landau , Charlie Tahan , Atticus Shaffer , Winona Ryder , Robert Capron , Conchata Ferrell

Director: Tim Burton

Genres: Comedy, Animated

Distributor: Walt Disney

Frankenweenie (2012)

Release Date: October 5th, 2012|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • March 14, 2013 blueyedshorty888
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    Anothe great look Into Tim Burton\'s freaky mind. A boy and his love for his dog... ho can ya not like that

  • February 20, 2013 kn00000000091528
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    I believe you\'re missing something here... This is a Tim Burton film. Tim Burton movies are creepy and a lot of them are for kids. I saw Nightmare Before Xmas in theaters when I was 10. I hated it. I\'m not a huge Tim Burton fan, either. But frankly, Frankenweenie is quite the masterpiece.

  • January 27, 2013 tmvnb
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    It rocked. I love sparky. But; why no stuffed animals of sparky?

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Frankenweenie,' 'Dredd'

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Eric Larnick on Jan 7th, 2013 3:55PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week "Frankenweenie" What's It About? Tim Burton's early short film about a boy and his dearly departed-then-resurrected dog gets remade as a...

Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara on Bringing 'Frankenweenie' to Life (VIDEO)

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on Oct 5th, 2012 12:10PM

Comedy legends Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara both jumped at the chance to work with iconic filmmaker Tim Burton again on his new stop-motion animated film "Frankenweenie." O'Hara first...

'Frankenweenie' Review: Pros And Cons

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Eric Larnick on Oct 4th, 2012 10:46AM

This weekend Tim Burton and Disney team-up for "Frankenweenie," a 3D stop-motion animation remake of the director's early short film. In the new movie, the classic tale of "Frankenstein" is given a...

'Frankenweenie' Delivers Classic Burton

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on Oct 3rd, 2012 7:07PM

Get ready to fall hopelessly in love with a mangled up dead dog named Sparky who's been brought back to life by his grieving young owner, Victor Frankenstein. They're the two stop-motion stars of Tim...

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