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1. Young Frankenstein (1974)

PG | 106 min | Comedy

8.0
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80 Metascore

An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Votes: 133,698 | Gross: $86.30M

2. Frankenstein (1931)

Passed | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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91 Metascore

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

Votes: 58,933

3. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

Votes: 27,547 | Gross: $6.39M

4. Second Chance (I) (2016)

42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A billionaire bio-engineer brings a dead police officer back to life.

Stars: Robert Kazinsky, Dilshad Vadsaria, Adhir Kalyan, Ciara Bravo

Votes: 11,036

5. The Man with Two Brains (1983)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.4
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61 Metascore

A brain surgeon marries a femme fatale, causing his life to turn upside down. Things go more awry when he falls in love with a talking brain.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict

Votes: 22,525 | Gross: $10.10M

6. Soapdish (1991)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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65 Metascore

An ambitious television soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Cathy Moriarty, Teri Hatcher

Votes: 13,303 | Gross: $36.49M

7. Deadly Friend (1986)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

Votes: 6,159 | Gross: $8.99M

8. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi

Votes: 13,218 | Gross: $4.80M

9. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 8,303 | Gross: $7.00M

10. Boltneck (2000)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it.

Directors: Mitch Marcus, John Blush | Stars: Matthew Lawrence, Justin Walker, Christine Lakin, Christian Payne

Votes: 530

11. Scream and Scream Again (1970)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London. The police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable

Votes: 2,946

13. Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.5
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An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into an Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy.

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Denise Richards, Theo Forsett, Paul Walker, Ellen Dubin

Votes: 1,234

14. Lady Frankenstein (1971)

R | 99 min | Horror

5.0
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When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »

Directors: Mel Welles, Aureliano Luppi | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Rosalba Neri, Paul Muller, Peter Whiteman

Votes: 1,538

15. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

PG-13 | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

Votes: 3,788

16. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

Votes: 2,850

17. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Passed | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

Votes: 5,415

18. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Eunice Gayson, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 4,097

19. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy, Lionel Atwill

Votes: 4,945

20. Latitude Zero (1969)

G | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Takarada, Joseph Cotten, Cesar Romero, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 612

21. Monstrosity (1963)

Unrated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.

Directors: Joseph V. Mascelli, Jack Pollexfen | Stars: Marjorie Eaton, Frank Gerstle, Frank Fowler, Erika Peters

Votes: 2,173

22. The Frozen Dead (1966)

Unrated | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

5.1
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A crazed scientist keeps the heads of Nazi war criminals alive until he can find appropriate bodies on which to attach them so he can revive the Third Reich.

Director: Herbert J. Leder | Stars: Dana Andrews, Anna Palk, Philip Gilbert, Kathleen Breck

Votes: 642

23. Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The brains of a Russian taxi driver and a wealthy businessman are brought together in one body by a mad scientist.

Director: Bruce Campbell | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Tamara Gorski, Ted Raimi, Antoinette Byron

Votes: 4,932

24. Mistress Frankenstein (2000 Video)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.9
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Dr. Victor Frankenstein neglects the sexual needs of his frigid and frustrated wife Helena. After Helena gets killed in a horse riding accident, Victor decides to bring her back to life. ... See full summary »

Director: John Bacchus | Stars: Darian Caine, Heidi Christine, Victoria Vega, Jessie Harcourt

Votes: 200

25. The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Mystery

5.3
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Private eye Jerry Church is hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters he has gotten acquitted are apparently strangled by a serial killer.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Anne Gwynne, Samuel S. Hinds

Votes: 239

26. You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)

97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Olga Schoberová, Eduard Cupák, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 618

27. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

3.0
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Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Lupton, Narda Onyx, Cal Bolder, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 1,440

28. Re-Animated (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

2.7
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Part live-action, part animated story about a boy who, after an awful amusement park accident, gets a brain transplant, which allows him to see cartoon characters in real life.

Director: Bruce Hurwit | Stars: Dominic Janes, Bil Dwyer, Rachel Quaintance, Rhea Lando

Votes: 590

29. Who Is Julia? (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 91 min | Drama

6.9
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Two young womens lives are changed forever in one moment. A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very... See full summary »

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Mare Winningham, Jameson Parker, Jeffrey DeMunn, Jonathan Banks

Votes: 202

30. Captive Wild Woman (1943)

Passed | 61 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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An insane scientist doing experimentation in glandular research becomes obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human...even though it costs human life.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Milburn Stone, Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 636

31. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.4
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

Votes: 1,761

32. Brain of Blood (1971)

GP | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.5
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Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in ... See full summary »

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: Grant Williams, Kent Taylor, John Bloom, Regina Carrol

Votes: 621

33. The Monster and the Girl (1941)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.

Director: Stuart Heisler | Stars: Ellen Drew, Robert Paige, Paul Lukas, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 422

34. Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A mad doctor puts together a new body by using body parts he steals from a mortuary at the hospital where he works.

Director: Deborah Sahagun | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Leslie Jordan, Jonathan Farwell, Kathy Shower

Votes: 234

35. Change of Mind (1969)

R | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A white man's brain is transplanted into a black man's skull.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Raymond St. Jacques, Susan Oliver, Janet MacLachlan, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 49

36. Return of the Ape Man (1944)

Approved | 60 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.9
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While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control)... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Frank Moran

Votes: 243

37. The Immortalizer (1989 Video)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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A crazed scientist sends out his mutant creations to kidnap young, beautiful men and women to bring back to his lab so he can replace their brains with those of old, wealthy people.

Director: Joel Bender | Stars: Ron Ray, Chris Crone, Clarke Lindsley, Melody Patterson

Votes: 229

38. Blood Relations (1988)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.0
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The members of a severely dysfunctional family get together at a snow-covered, isolated mansion in the winter. There the family members - including the father, an arrogant surgeon who may ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Jan Rubes, Kevin Hicks, Lydie Denier, Lynne Adams

Votes: 286

39. I Hate My Body (1974)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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The brain of a male engineer is transplanted into a female's body. He soon finds it very frustrating to cope with the daily sexist discrimination most women deal with. For example, he is ... See full summary »

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Alexandra Bastedo, Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Gemma Cuervo, Manuel Zarzo

Votes: 76

40. The Game (2008)

116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollars to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. However if Hee Do loses... See full summary »

Director: In-ho Yun | Stars: Ha-kyun Shin, Hee-Bong Byun, Hye-yeong Lee, Hyeon-ju Son

Votes: 456

41. Sex Monster (1963)

77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Lorena Velázquez, Armando Silvestre, Elizabeth Campbell, Roberto Cañedo

Votes: 216

42. Master Minds (1949)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Comedy

6.6
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When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries to make some money off of Sach by using him as a fortune teller in a carnival, until... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Alan Napier

Votes: 280

43. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)

GP | 96 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 84

44. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)

53 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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Aunt Frankenstein arrives to her nephew's castle to set things right and to clean the family name. Could she hope to work out the consensus between the angry villagers and the castle's supernatural inhabitants?

Stars: Viveca Lindfors, Martin Hreben, Gerhard Karzel, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 266

45. The Body Snatcher (1957)

80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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A wrestler and a detective team up to stop a mad scientist who is kidnapping athletes and replacing their brains with those of animals to make them stronger and live longer.

Director: Fernando Méndez | Stars: Columba Domínguez, Crox Alvarado, Wolf Ruvinskis, Carlos Riquelme

Votes: 127

46. A Bird in the Head (1946)

Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short

7.4
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The stooges are working as paperhangers in the home of Professor Panzer, a mad scientist looking for a brain to use in his experiments. The professor wants to put a human brain into a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Vernon Dent

Votes: 352

47. Transplant of a Brain (1970)

85 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.1
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As the only means of saving his life, Cliffton Reynolds undergoes an experimental brain transplant that overruns his mind with the memories of the donor.

Director: Juan Logar | Stars: Eduardo Fajardo, Simón Andreu, Silvia Dionisio, José Guardiola

Votes: 26

48. Kikaida: Android of Justice (1972– )

Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.8
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A transforming super-android, on the run from an evil organization, fights its rampaging robot monsters and helps his creator's daughter & son find their lost father.

Stars: Daisuke Ban, Jun Mizunoe, Masahiro Kamiya, Shun Ueda

Votes: 48

49. The Bookworm Turns (1940)

9 min | Comedy, Animation, Short

6.4
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Poe's Raven, not feeling well, goes in search of a doctor, and in a nearby book finds Dr. Jekyll. The doctor offers to transfer the bookworm's brain to the raven.

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, Frank Elmquist

Votes: 36

50. Hot Cross Bunny (1948)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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At Eureka Experimental Hospital, a doctor plans to switch the characteristics of a chicken into the brain and a rabbit, into each other. Bugs Bunny was registered as the experimental rabbit, Number 46.

Director: Robert McKimson | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 437



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