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Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
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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 associate, Dr. Polidori (James Mason). David McCallum, Jane Seymour, Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud and Tom Baker also star.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, stylized, gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: monster, scientist, doctor, murder, reanimation, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly creature, obsession, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, experiment, violence, brutality, recluse, blind man, mutant, physical appearance, renegade, disorder, horse, doctors, pregnancy, cat ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe

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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, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, disorder and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Frankenstein: The True Story: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), The Asphyx (1972), Terror of Frankenstein (1977), Frankenstein (1992), I, Monster (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, rescue, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, immortality, reincarnation, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, swiss alps
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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: bleak, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, frankenstein, psychopath, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, zombie, deadly creature, violence, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, afterlife, mad scientist, ghost, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, deadly creature, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Terror of Frankenstein (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, gothic, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, figment, mutant, medical school, disorder, laboratory, reincarnation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, gothic horror
Plot: rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, supernatural, mutant, disorder, cloning, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, friendship, physical appearance, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, mutant, save the world, deadly creature, destiny, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s
Place: switzerland, los angeles, geneva switzerland
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58%
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I, Monster (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Christopher Lee stars in this Amicus production of “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde” where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous drugs that are suppose to release inner ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, friendship, doctor, murder, disorder, battles, private detective, crimes, supernatural, femme fatale, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, gothic horror, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, monster, friendship, steampunk, experiment, frankenstein, escapades, laboratory, reanimated corpse, redemption, giant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: scary, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: skeleton, murder, reincarnation, mad scientist, corpse, creature, monster, scientist, mental illness, monkey, mental institution, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: transplant, mad scientist, investigation, murder, frankenstein, mutant, disorder, psychopath, serial killer, escapades, supernatural ability, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, scary, gothic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, murder, revenge, vengeance, reanimation, supernatural, crimes, escapades, rivalry, disorder, frankenstein ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, human monster, scientist, curse ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, gothic horror, suspense, bleak, touching ...
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, frankenstein, experiment gone awry, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, vengeance, dangerous attraction, couples, master villain, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 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, psychological, atmospheric, slasher, serious ...
Plot: gender bending, mad scientist, murder, prostitute, good versus evil, split personality, femme fatale, serial killer, experiment gone awry, jekyll and hyde, evil woman, disorder ...
Time: victorian era, 70s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Bride (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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: teens
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, obsession, laboratory, supernatural, dangerous attraction, zombie, deadly creature, supernatural romance, friendship, human experiment ...
Place: budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, curses spells and rituals, nosy, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.
Style: gothic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, corpse, obsession, crimes, criminal heroes, supernatural, investigation, power relations, society, scientist, hospital, grave robbing ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, reincarnation ...
Time: year 1945, 60s, 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, mad scientist, reanimation, experiment, hypnosis, laboratory, revenge, castle, blackmail, creature, experiment gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, murder, transformation, experiment, freak show, human experiment, factory, animal life, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, disorder, back from the dead, frankenstein ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dracula (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dracula is searching for a woman who looks like his long dead wife.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, vampire, bloodsucker, stalking, countryside, village, destiny, obsessive quest, escapades, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 204 min.
TV show
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, monster, laboratory, social misfits, rescue, disorder, mutant, escapades, supernatural ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, deadly creature, supernatural, mystery, hospital, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, police, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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, gothic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, crimes, estate, fiancee, old dark house, radiation, paranoid, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, France
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, mutation, genetic engineering, mad scientist, transformation, graphic violence, human becoming an animal, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dracula (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Romanian count known as Dracula is summoned to London by Arthur Holmwood, a young Lord who is one the verge of being wed. Unknown to Arthur's future bride Lucy, her future husband is infected with syphilis and therefore cannot consummate ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, gothic horror ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, unfulfilled love, mysterious character, supernatural, terminal illness, couple relations, chaos, couples, escapades, supernatural ability, betrayal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, psychopath, chaos, deadly creature, chase, murder, creature feature, kgb, nuclear testing ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, scientist, obsession, monster as victim, man with no name, ethics, live performance, adaptation, dog sled, theatre play, corpse ...
Time: 1810s
Place: geneva switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes, laboratory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%