Movies like Frankenstein: The True Story

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Frankenstein: The True Story
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, stylized, gothic
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, supernatural, reanimation, blind man, monster, murder, scientist, doctor, mad scientist, obsession, physical appearance, reincarnation, disorder, frankenstein, 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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Penny Dreadful
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
USA, Ireland, UK
60 min.
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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
UK
98 min.
 6.9
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Most similar movies to Frankenstein: The True Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, disorder and deadly creature 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), Frankenstein (2004), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
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, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, obsession, immortality, monster, mentor, death, revenge, deadly creature, science, literature, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1700s
Place: swiss alps, medical school, geneva switzerland, germany
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Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, monster, destiny, androids and robots, gory, monsters, death, deadly creature, murder, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: geneva switzerland, switzerland
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System:   90%
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Terror of Frankenstein
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary
Plot: deadly creature, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, mutant, deadly, obsession, supernatural, disorder, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: medical school
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System:   86%
    User:   81%
 
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Frankenstein
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric
Plot: countryside, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, mutant, imaginary, supernatural, friendship, reincarnation, technology gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
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, scary, gothic, bleak
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, gory, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, psychopath, mutant, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
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Frankenstein
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, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, mystery, serial killer, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, mutant, monster, crimes, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
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 ...
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Time: 60s
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The Creeping Flesh
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, stylized
Plot: mad scientist, reincarnation, deadly creature, supernatural ability, zombie, good versus evil, murder, experiment gone awry, monster, creature, skeleton, corpse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1800s
Place: england, europe
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    User:   50%
 
The Blood Beast Terror
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gory, amateur detective, dangerous animal, deadly creature, laboratory, serial killer, mental institution, mystery, vampire, village, investigation, zombie ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
House of Dark Shadows
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of vampire Barnabas Collins, the possible cure offered him by Dr. Julia Hoffman, and his search for love amidst the horror.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, gory, romance, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, family in danger, supernatural, gothic horror, music box, cure ...
Place: england, europe, maine
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System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
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The Mutations
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 gone awry, circus, danger, deadly, disorder, kidnapping, experiment, supernatural, prostitute, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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Re-Animator
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: disturbing, humorous, scary, macabre, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, gory, splatter, hospital, cult, death, insanity, gore, obsession, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, campus, medical school, massachusetts ...
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System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
The Doctor and the Devils
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hospital, slasher, investigation, crime, hotel, obsession, rich and poor, bar, mutant, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, medical school
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Monster of Terror
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, gothic, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, mystery, supernatural, monster, mutant, deadly creature, haunted house, monsters, goth, supernatural ability, estate, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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The Evil of Frankenstein
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: suspenseful, serious, gothic, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, palaces castles and temples, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, mutant, danger, deadly, castle, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle zone, a.i., gory, androids and robots, laboratory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, superhuman powers, man versus machine, experiment gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
The Butcher of Binbrook
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizard Monster kept alive and buried.
Style: atmospheric, serious, offbeat, gothic, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, mystery, slasher, zombie, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, reincarnation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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Frankenstein
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, laboratory, vampire, zombie, experiment gone awry, danger, frankenstein, deadly, disorder, supernatural, dangerous animal ...
Place: europe, france
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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The Wolfman
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lawrence Talbot, an American man on a visit to Victorian London to make amends with his estranged father, gets bitten by a werewolf and, after a moonlight transformation, leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh.
Style: atmospheric, gothic, scary, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, gory, supernatural, monster, chase, transformation, deadly creature, death, blood, murder, father son relationship, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1930s, 1890s ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, tower bridge london
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System:   41%
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Penny Dreadful
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Ireland, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: scary, serious, gothic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, monster, werewolf, imaginary, vampire, frankenstein's monster, witch, deadly creature, mysterious character, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, london
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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Gorgo
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, escapades, circus, supernatural, babies and infants, ocean or sea, deadly creature, rescue, giant monster, experiment gone awry, reunion, mutant ...
Time: prehistory
Place: england, europe, ireland, london, big ben london ...
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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C.H.U.D.
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, monster, slasher, gore, blood, police investigation, supernatural, anti heroes, monsters, homeless, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
The Incredible Melting Man
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, a.i., gory, small town, androids and robots, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, man versus machine, astronaut, experiment gone awry, space travel ...
Time: 70s
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Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde
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, gory, mystery, serial killer, split personality, slasher, supernatural ability, evil woman, zombie, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The Beast of Yucca Flats
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: deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, apocalypse, mutant, experiment gone awry, danger, nuclear bomb, killer, monster, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 60s
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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Parasite
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: futuristic, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, deadly creature, laboratory, blood ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Forbidden World
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, laboratory, deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, space station, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet, danger, genetics, planet ...
Time: 80s
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Frankenstein Created Woman
Genre: Horror
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: atmospheric, serious, gothic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, disorder, danger, escapades, supernatural, frankenstein ...
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 

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Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter
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: serious, offbeat, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, palaces castles and temples, deadly creature, lovers on the run, rescue, track down, vengeance, frankenstein's monster, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, reincarnation, mutant ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, arizona
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System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
Dracula vs. Frankenstein
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dracula conspires with a mad doctor to resurrect the Frankenstein Monster.
Style: scary, serious, offbeat, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dangerous animal, gory, laboratory, deadly creature, mad scientist, bar, beach, vampire, master villain, theme park, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, las vegas
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
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