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Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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 associate, Dr. Polidori (James Mason). David McCallum, Jane Seymour, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Tom Baker also star.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: reanimation, blind man, monster, murder, scientist, doctor, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, mutant, danger, deadly, supernatural, mad scientist, obsession, physical appearance, reincarnation, disorder, renegades, gothic horror, monster as victim, scientific experiment, accident victim, etiquette, evil woman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, medical school

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Most similar movies to Frankenstein: The True Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and gothic films with plots about deadly, supernatural, experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, mutant and disorder mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Frankenstein: The True Story: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Terror of Frankenstein (1977), Frankenstein (1992), The Doctor and the Devils (1985), The Creeping Flesh (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, scary, epic ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, obsession, frankenstein, rescue, reincarnation, immortality, sin, deadly creature, vengeance, master villain, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, swiss alps, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Terror of Frankenstein (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, deadly creature, laboratory, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, mutant, deadly, supernatural, disorder, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 511
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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Plot: mad scientist, countryside, experiment gone awry, experiment, monster, frankenstein, physical appearance, mutant, imaginary, supernatural, friendship, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, slasher, investigation, serial murder, obsession, hotel, crime, rich and poor, bar, mutant, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Creeping Flesh (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: mad scientist, reincarnation, corpse, blood, scientist, skeleton, monster, creature, murder, deadly creature, supernatural ability, zombie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 138K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mutant, experiment, teleportation, tragic love, deadly creature, scientist, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, transformation, science, nightmare, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: futuristic, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, gory, androids and robots, deadly creature, frankenstein, supernatural ability, supernatural, experiment gone awry, destiny, technology gone awry, danger ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.2
 775
The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, experiment, kidnapping, experiment gone awry, exploitation, circus, danger, deadly, disorder, supernatural, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 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: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, bleak
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, gory, experiment gone awry, experiment, frankenstein, reincarnation, psychopath, mutant, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 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, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, frankenstein, murder, transplant, master villain, serial killer, social misfits, supernatural ability, zombie, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mad scientist, murder, vengeance, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, crimes, deadly, rivalry, disorder, danger, escapades, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man visits his fiancé's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat, mind bending ...
Plot: mutant, greenhouse, mad scientist, mystery, deadly creature, supernatural, radioactive, supernatural ability, estate, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.9
 1K
Konga (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr.Decker comes back from Africa after a year, presumed dead. During that year, he came across a way of growing plants and animals to an enormous size. He brings back a baby chimpanzee to test out his theory. As he has many enemies at home, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, giant monster, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, chaos, simian fiction ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, teleportation, laboratory, experiment, disfigurement, scientist, mental institution, hospital, dangerous animal, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.4
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tragic ending, biting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, monster, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, chases and races, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In foggy London Dr Jekyll experiments on newly deceased women determined to discover an elixir for immortal life. Success enables his spectacular transformation into the beautiful but psychotic Sister Hyde who stalks the dark alleys of Whitechapel ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: mad scientist, murder, femme fatale, evil woman, serial killer, split personality, good versus evil, prostitute, gory, mystery, slasher, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, serious, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: mad scientist, imaginary, frankenstein's monster, frankenstein, experiment, redemption, laboratory, friendship, investigation, reanimated corpse, experiment gone awry, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, scotland, scotland yard, big ben london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear bomb, monster, killer, mutant, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, frankenstein, gory, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, dangerous attraction, danger, master villain, palaces castles and temples, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: split personality, mad scientist, mentally unstable, double life, switching roles, experiment gone awry, mental illness, murder, crimes, deadly, rivalry, slasher ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: frankenstein's monster, frankenstein, scientist, radiation, giant monster, octopus, monster, false accusation, dangerous animal, deadly creature, laboratory, mad scientist ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: mutant, monster, baby, murder, gory, deadly creature, slasher, supernatural ability, investigation, family in danger, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 1K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, murder, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, castle, murder, palaces castles and temples, chaos and mayhem, frankenstein, reincarnation, mutant, danger, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 1K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Frankenstein is a 2004 U.S. television miniseries (edited into a film) based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It follows the original book more closely than other adaptions. The story is of a scientist who brings life to a creature ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: frankenstein, deadly creature, mad scientist, monster, laboratory, vampire, zombie, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, disorder, supernatural ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, murder, ghost, mystery, nanny, family, investigation, mysterious character, doubt, professor, secret ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard Detective (Peter Cushing) must investigate a series of murders perpetrated by a giant blood-sucking moth that can take human form.
Style: serious, suspenseful, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: moth, investigation, mad scientist, amateur detective, gory, dangerous animal, scientist, genetics, deadly creature, laboratory, mental institution, serial killer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 3K
Gorgo (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Never take a baby from his mother. You'll see why in this action-packed monster thriller as young Gorgo, a creature from the sea, is relocated to London from Ireland, with rampaging mommy-dearest not far behind.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant monster, circus, danger, escapades, supernatural, babies and infants, ocean or sea, deadly creature, rescue, experiment gone awry, reunion, mutant ...
Time: prehistory
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 18K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: mad scientist, body horror, experiment, gory, bondage, laboratory, zombie, supernatural ability, murder, parallel world, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 19K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: monster, human becomes animal, genetic engineering, teleportation, laboratory, gory, mad scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, experiment, industrialist, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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