4.7/10
281
8 user 4 critic

Frankenstein (2007)

A gripping re-telling of Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece. Set a few years into the future, Dr Victoria Frankenstein works on an advanced stem cell research project.

Director:

Jed Mercurio

Writer:

Jed Mercurio
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An investigative reporter must send the newly unbound Pinhead and his legions back to Hell.

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: Terry Farrell, Doug Bradley, Kevin Bernhardt
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Before being sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends take one last road trip, but when they get into an accident, a terrifying experience will take them to a secluded house of horrors, with a chainsaw-wielding killer.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Stars: Jordana Brewster, Matt Bomer, Diora Baird
Jaws 2 (1978)
Adventure | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Frankenstein (TV Movie 1992)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Dr. Victor von Frankenstein (Patrick Bergin) creates his creature (Randy Quaid), who escapes into the countryside to find that humanity has only pain and sorrow for him. But a psychic link ... See full summary »

Director: David Wickes
Stars: Patrick Bergin, Randy Quaid, John Mills
Critical (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Follow the drama at a state-of-the-art Major Trauma Centre, a unit which treats only the most gravely ill or seriously injured.

Stars: Lennie James, Peter Sullivan, Catherine Walker
Invasion: Earth (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.

Stars: Vincent Regan, Maggie O'Neill, Fred Ward
Cardiac Arrest (1994–1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Comedy set in and around a hospital, where the newly qualified Dr Andrew Collin is thrown into a world that is totally beyond him.

Stars: Andrew Lancel, Helen Baxendale, Ace Bhatti
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self.

Director: Ana Kokkinos
Stars: Tom Long, Greta Scacchi, Colin Friels
Frankenstein (TV Movie 1984)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A scientist who is obsessed with creating life finally does it, with tragic results.

Director: James Ormerod
Stars: Robert Powell, David Warner, Carrie Fisher
Frankenstein (TV Movie 2004)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Two hundred years after Mary Shelley's novel the brilliant but mad Doctor has sustained his creature and himself over two centuries through genetic experimentation. In present-day America ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus Nispel
Stars: Parker Posey, Vincent Perez, Thomas Kretschmann
Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.

Stars: Luke Goss, Alec Newman, Nicole Lewis
The Grimleys (1999–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Comedy series about the unfortunate misadventures of a misfit schoolboy, Gordon Grimley, set in 1970's Dudley.

Stars: James Bradshaw, Ryan Cartwright, Noddy Holder
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Helen McCrory ... Dr. Victoria Frankenstein
James Purefoy ... Dr. Henry Clerval
Neil Pearson ... Professor Waldman
Benedict Wong ... Dr. Ed Gore
Matthew Rault-Smith Matthew Rault-Smith ... William Clerval
Fraser James ... Joe
Lindsay Duncan ... Professor Jane Pretorius
Ace Bhatti ... Dr. Dhillon
Julian Bleach ... The Monster
Cally Hamilton ... Little Girl
Michael Wildman ... DCI Connolly
Peter Wight ... DCS Goode
Bruce Johnson Bruce Johnson ... Intelligence agent
Anna Torv ... ITU Nurse
Edit

Storyline

A gripping re-telling of Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece. Set a few years into the future, Dr Victoria Frankenstein works on an advanced stem cell research project.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2007 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Impossible Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Dr. Victoria Frankenstein: [musing after the funeral of her son, Henry] Life's a product of biological processes. I've studied it in its minutest, most mundane detail. It's nothing miraculous, nothing wondrous. Death is its end. No resurrection. No eternal life. He's gone and nothing's going to bring him back. I'm too late.
Dr. Henry Clerval: What for?
Dr. Victoria Frankenstein: To save him.
Dr. Henry Clerval: You're trying to serve the... most precious of human needs. Your work is driven by love.
See more »

Connections

Version of Young Frankenstein (1974) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I think this is my new favourite Frankenstein version....
5 August 2013 | by Manuel-HoerthSee all my reviews

I always thought it would make sense to set the story in modern times, since now we truly have the technology to do stuff like that. But more importantly (like Frankenstein) we are too obsessed with science and lack the moral and ethical restraint that would prevent us from doing such things.

So I think it fits great into modern times... but I always imagined a modern Dr. Frankenstein to look somewhat like Gunther von Hagens... (-; But I also like their take on it and the way they told the story it made sense to have a "Victoria Frankenstein" instead of a "Victor". And also the film of course by it's very nature of putting it in a present day setting naturally can't stay 100% true to the book. But still, I think it wasn't any less true to the book than the bulk of the other film adaptations and the ending was better and more realistic than in most other film adaptations.

And I love that even though every Frankenstein movie is always very different, they still always have little references to the previous movies. Like in this one it's the tank, which is very similar to the 1994 as well as the 1910 version. And let's not forget the infamous "It's alive!" line as well as the lightning, the electrical surge, the bolts and the cap. (those things are all references to the other movies, as they are not present in the book)

Anyway, go give this version a chance... you won't regret it.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed