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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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
UK
98 min.
 6.9
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA, Japan, UK
123 min.
 6.4
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Most similar movies to Frankenstein: The True Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and atmospheric films with plots about deadly, supernatural, experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, disorder and deadly creature mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Frankenstein: The True Story: Terror of Frankenstein (1977), Frankenstein (1992), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), The Creeping Flesh (1973), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Terror of Frankenstein
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: medical school
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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: mad scientist, countryside, experiment gone awry, physical appearance, mutant, imaginary, supernatural, friendship, reincarnation, technology gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
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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, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: mad scientist, vengeance, obsession, immortality, monster, mentor, death, revenge, deadly creature, science, literature, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1700s
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland, medical school
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System:   82%
    User:   67%
 
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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: serious, suspenseful, gothic, scary, bleak
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Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
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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, death, monsters, deadly creature, murder, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
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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, corpse, blood, scientist, skeleton ...
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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 ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   68%
 
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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: serious, suspenseful, 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:   57%
    User:   65%
 
Frankenstein Created Woman
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: 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:   54%
    User:   48%
 
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, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, hospital, slasher, investigation, hotel, obsession, crime, rich and poor, bar, mutant, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, medical school
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System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
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, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: gory, amateur detective, dangerous animal, laboratory, deadly creature, serial killer, mental institution, mystery, vampire, village, investigation, zombie ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
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System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, offbeat
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Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde
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Frankenstein Conquers the World
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Country: Japan
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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: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, laboratory, master villain, rescue, countryside, chaos and mayhem, radiation, scientist, monster, giant monster ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, 1960s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, hiroshima japan
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, a.i., battle zone, 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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Curse of the Fly
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, dangerous animal, hospital, teleportation, laboratory, deadly creature, mental institution, experiment gone awry, supernatural, scientist, disfigurement ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal quebec
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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, gory, mysterious character, romance, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, family in danger, supernatural, blood, doctor, gothic horror ...
Place: england, europe, maine
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Konga
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: dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, chaos, giant monster, lecher ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Butcher of Binbrook
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizard Monster kept alive and buried.
Style: serious, atmospheric, offbeat, gothic, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, mystery, zombie, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, reincarnation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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, estate, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, apocalypse, mutant, experiment gone awry, danger, nuclear bomb, monster, killer, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 60s
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
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Venus Flytrap
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mad scientist creates man eating creatures from carnivorous plants.
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: deadly creature, save the world, hotel, adventure, jungle, experiment gone awry, mutant, resort, danger, deadly, village, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
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System:   37%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, gory, a.i., 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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The Flesh Eaters
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic actress, her personal assistant, and their pilot are downed on a secluded isle by bad weather, where a renegade Nazi scientist is using ocean life to develop a solvent for human flesh. The tiny flesh-eating sea critters that result ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, androids and robots, gory, laboratory, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, deadly creature, mad scientist, survival, zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
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System:   36%
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: mad scientist, mentally unstable, split personality, switching roles, experiment gone awry, mental illness, murder, crimes, deadly, rivalry, double life, slasher ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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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: offbeat, serious, 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:   34%
    User:   38%
 
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The Fly
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, teleportation, transformation, science, experiment, deadly creature, brutality, tragic love, gory, tragedy, monster ...
Time: 80s
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System:   34%
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The Asphyx
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, supernatural ability, zombie, good versus evil, supernatural romance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, obsession, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
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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, rough, serious, 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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