Movies like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a monster, which Frankenstein has put together with the remains of corpses. It's not long before Frankenstein regrets his actions.
Style: gothic, scary, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, dark, gothic horror, thought provoking ...
Plot: frankenstein, vengeance, mad scientist, obsession, monster, science, immortality, justice, rescue, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, frankenstein's monster, experiment, reincarnation, mutant, revenge, violence, death, chase, mentor, peasant, anti villain, creator creation relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 1930s, 1700s
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland

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Most similar movies to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about deadly, monster, mad scientist, supernatural, danger, experiment gone awry and disorder mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Frankenstein: The True Story (1973), The Bride (1985), Terror of Frankenstein (1977), Victor Frankenstein (2015), Frankenstein (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This much-requested, made-for-TV adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel stars Michael Sarrazin as the creature given life by Victor Frankenstein (Leonard Whiting), who witnesses his creation turn uncontrollable after he's duped by his ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: frankenstein, blind man, monster, murder, doctor, scientist, reanimation, deadly creature, mad scientist, supernatural, mad doctor, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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The Bride (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film Bride of Frankenstein. After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".
Style: gothic horror, captivating, gothic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: frankenstein, laboratory, mad scientist, obsession, experiment gone awry, supernatural, dangerous attraction, zombie, deadly creature, friendship, human experiment, supernatural romance ...
Place: budapest
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100%
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gothic horror, gloomy, dark ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, goth, barbershop, insanity, social injustice, judge, villain, vengeance, loss of loved one, revenge, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 18th century, 1850s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, destiny, alternate reality, monster, murder, death, frankenstein, vengeance, save the world, deadly creature ...
Time: future, 2030s, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s
Place: los angeles, geneva switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Terror of Frankenstein (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, gothic, psychotronic
Plot: paranormal, scientist, mad scientist, obsession, frankenstein, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, figment, mutant, medical school, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, stylized, light, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, monster, experiment, friendship, hunchback, steampunk, frankenstein's monster, scientist, escapades, obsession ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1930s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland, scotland yard, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, mental institution, supernatural, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, zombie, deadly creature, monster, violence, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Frankenstein (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the early 19th century, Dr. Frankenstein (Patrick Bergin, Sleeping with the Enemy) discovers the secret of life – how to create a perfect man – powerful, intelligent and immune to disease. But something goes wrong in the laboratory and the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic horror
Plot: monster, experiment, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, friendship, physical appearance, reincarnation, countryside, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.
Style: gothic, macabre, gothic horror, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: vampire, dracula, supernatural, vampire human love, monster, immortality, visceral, countryside, betrayal, greed, gangsters, female vampire ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Victor Frankenstein, descendant of the infamous scientist, Baron Von Frankenstein, follows in his experimental footsteps. Initially his success involves the resuscitation of a tortoise and progressing onto more ambitious projects, including creating ...
Style: gothic horror, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, touching ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, supernatural, laboratory, frankenstein's monster, doctor frankenstein, grave robbing, monster, experiment gone awry, escapades, deadly creature, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: frankenstein, monster, giant monster, world war two, scientist, false accusation, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, mutant ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, germany, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A deformed tormented girl drowns herself after her lover is framed for murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein, experimenting with the transfer of souls, places the boy's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. Driven by ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, slasher, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: frankenstein, decapitation, monster, supernatural, mad scientist, murder, execution, transplant, memory, suicide, revenge, soul transference ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, suspense, macabre, scary ...
Plot: frankenstein, supernatural, monster, rape, sex crime, wedding, sexual abuse, transplant, mad scientist, investigation, murder, mutant ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 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 Detective O'Connor is investigating a series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, monster, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, obsession, reincarnation, psychopath, frankenstein ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, disfigurement, laboratory, teleportation, mutant, mental institution, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, curse, scientist, human monster ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, monster, death, secrets, transformation, genetics, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Asphyx (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found ...
Style: scary, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, gothic horror ...
Plot: afterlife, obsession, mad scientist, ghost, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, immortal, experiment, serial killer, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prometheus Project (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young Scientists Elizabeth Burns explores the impact on the human body stem cells. A specific feature of these cells to interact with dead flesh has been subjected to blackmail heroine is forced to continue chilling experiments. Once she recovers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mad scientist, laboratory, supernatural, captivity, frankenstein's monster, zombie, hospital, frankenstein, science runs amok, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: macabre, scary, slasher, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural, hell, torture, afterlife, outer space, good versus evil, visceral, transformation, violence, monster, space station ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 18th century, year 1996, 1780s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, sexy, intense ...
Plot: body horror, monster, mad scientist, transformation, supernatural, mutant, experiment, zombie, murder, laboratory, another dimension, parallel world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: found footage, wilderness, obsessive quest, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, snow, professor, frankenstein's monster, frankenstein ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker -- the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta -- obsessed vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing sets out to end the madness.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, dark fantasy, gothic horror ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dangerous attraction, dracula, vampire human love, legends and myths, supernatural romance, goth, monster, beast, vampire bite, immortality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 15th century, middle ages ...
Place: transylvania, london, england, europe, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: super soldier, superhuman powers, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, soldier, battles, technology gone awry, rivalry, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Frankenstein's Granddaughter Maria, and her brother assistant Rudolph, moved to the old west because the lightning storms there are more frequent and intense, which allows them to work on the experiments of their grandfather. But the ...
Style: suspense, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, frankenstein, rescue, experiment gone awry, supernatural, mutant, rivalry, criminal, family tradition, duplicity, sheriff, laboratory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, mad doctor, car accident, monster, experiment, surgery, decapitation, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, stripper, transplant ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once hounded from his castle by outraged villagers for creating a monstrous living being, Baron Frankenstein returns to Karlstaad. High in the mountains they stumble on the body of the creature, perfectly preserved in the ice. He is brought back to ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, suspense, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, monster, laboratory, castle, creature, experiment, reanimation, supernatural, murder, experiment gone awry, deaf ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the world, survival, future dystopia, bio weapon, plague, monster, desert, gang, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s, 90s, near future
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and ...
Style: gothic
Plot: frankenstein, monster as victim, live performance, monster, scientist, obsession, ethics, theatre play, adaptation, rape, dead child, blind man ...
Time: 1810s
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blindness, meteorite, post apocalypse, alien invasion, monster, space and aliens, mutant, survival, humanity, save the world, rescue, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mary Reilly (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.
Style: gothic, dark, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: jekyll and hyde, servant, mad scientist, laboratory, prostitute, dual identity, human nature, rich man poor woman, master and servant, dangerous attraction, power relations, transformation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%