Frankenstein Poster

Release Date: November 21st, 1931

DVD Release Date: August 17th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz (Dwight Frye), Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster (Boris Karloff), but, confused and traumatized, it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being, and eventually must confront his tormented creation.

Cast: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Edward Van Sloan, Dwight Frye, Frederick Kerr, Lionel Belmore

Director: James Whale

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Realart Pictures Inc., Universal Home Entertainment, Screen Gems, Universal Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Brooding, 1930s, Dark, Revenge, Melodramatic