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National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)
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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 vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.
Style: gothic
Plot: frankenstein, monster as victim, monster, live performance, scientist, obsession, ethics, theater, adaptation, theatre play, rape, sexual abuse, interracial romance, ice, blind man, dead child, mountain, loneliness, violence, murder, missing child, boat, peasant, electricity, ego ...
Time: 1810s
Place: swiss alps, geneva switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and weird films with plots about murder, monster, death, scientist, obsession, mad scientist and distopia mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like National Theatre Live: Frankenstein: Frankenstein: The True Story (1973), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Frankenstein (1984), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), Terror of Frankenstein (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 217 min.
Story: Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th ...
Style: emotional, melancholic, intense, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: theater, shakespeare, medieval, live performance, theatre play, royal court, queen, mother son relationship, adaptation, king, culture clash, couples ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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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 ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad doctor, blind man, monster, murder, doctor, scientist, reanimation, supernatural, deadly creature, mad scientist, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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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, scary, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, vengeance, supernatural, monster, obsession, science, justice, experiment gone awry, rescue, death, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland
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Frankenstein (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A scientist who is obsessed with creating life finally does it, with tragic results.
Style: gothic horror
Plot: mad doctor, monster, laboratory, love, scientist, murder, boy, fire, revenge, brother brother relationship, dog, science runs amok ...
Time: 19th century
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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, scary, psychotronic, gothic horror, serious ...
Plot: frankenstein, monster, supernatural, rape, mad doctor, sexual abuse, suspense, sex crime, wedding, macabre, transplant, mad scientist ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
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Terror of Frankenstein (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, gothic, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: scientist, mad doctor, paranormal, mad scientist, obsession, frankenstein, supernatural, escapades, vengeance, deadly creature, medical school, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, stylized, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, frankenstein, hunchback, frankenstein's monster, experiment, friendship, experiment gone awry, scientist, adaptation, obsession, escapades ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 1930s, 21st century
Place: london, england, scotland, scotland yard, usa ...
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33%
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Frankenstein (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankenstein is a 2007 British television film produced by Impossible Pictures for ITV. It was written and directed by Jed Mercurio, adapted from Mary Shelley's original novel to a present-day setting. Dr. Victoria Frankenstein, a female ...
Plot: frankenstein, frankenstein's monster, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of son, science runs amok, suspense, monster
Time: future
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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: fairy tale, scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: monster, mad doctor, experiment, supernatural, mad scientist, rivalry, escapades, disorder, mutant, reincarnation, technology gone awry, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, captivating, stylized, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drugs, existentialism, dark humor, british, junkie, drug abuse, counterculture, life is a bitch, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, england, europe, london
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, erotic, meditative ...
Plot: alien, space and aliens, surrealism, alien invasion, alien life-form, female nudity, sex scene, distopia, humanity, disorder, oral sex, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, monster, supernatural, destiny, murder, death, alternate reality, suspense, macabre, mutant, vengeance ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 1810s, 21st century
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Frankenstein 90 (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: French cybernetics genius Victor Frankenstein carries on the work of his notorious ancestor and creates a monster, albeit one with a penchant for philosophy, etiquette and occasional bouts of murderous rage. But when the creature develops a hunger ...
Style: parody, psychotronic, modern day adaptation, urban fantasy
Plot: frankenstein, nude, female nudity, dancing, death, mistrust, senior citizen, businessman, female robot, laboratory, old woman, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: disturbing, psychological, surreal, absurd, futuristic ...
Audience: adult
Plot: distopia, decadence, existentialism, dark humor, money, surrealism, insanity, violence, class conflict, tower, obsession, violent ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975
Place: london, england, ireland
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 95 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, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, mental institution, supernatural, monster, psychopath, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, zombie, violence, murder, mad doctor ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Wilding (2016)
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious
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Duration: 82 min.
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Plot: writers, missing child, missing person, mental health, british prime minister, marital separation, school, grief, loss of daughter, estranged couple, marriage crisis, mental illness ...
Place: london
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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, brainwashing, politics, totalitarianism, future dystopia, torture, fascism, surveillance, female nudity, alternate reality, political corruption, society ...
Time: future, year 1984, 80s, 20th century, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Oasis (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, apocalyptic
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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, tense, stylized ...
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Time: future, 60s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In 2062, the last remaining humans battle each other in between hump sessions as their supply of clean, breathable air (supplied by a pipeline that's running dry) dwindles to nothing.
Style: weird
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Target (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In the year 2020, a group of wealthy Moscovites travel to an abandoned astrophysics complex, rumoured to have enough power to halt the process of aging.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, aging, obsession, human nature, youth, escapades, society, social differences, couples, fountain of youth, underground, immortality ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
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22%
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Iceman (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the body to perform an autopsy, scientists discover to their amazement a real ...
Style: harsh, bad ending, visually appealing, allegory, psychological ...
Plot: caveman, survival, frozen alive, neanderthal, natural disaster, unlikely friendships, redemption, anthropology, life, life philosophy, childhood, evolution ...
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Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal, bleak
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Time: future
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The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, apocalyptic, bleak ...
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: disturbing, depressing, apocalyptic, controversial, captivating ...
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, pandemic, disaster, natural disaster, railway, quarantine, peril, virus, farm ...
Time: future
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After he is artificially created, then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists, Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him. This perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come ...
Style: bloody, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dust (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: murder, minimal dialogue, loneliness, rape, rape and revenge, life is a bitch, society, boss and employee, obsession, workplace, sexual abuse, interracial relations ...
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This bleak late soviet-era drama follows the career of Malyanov, a young medical school graduate who has been sent to work in Turkmenia. Here he runs into a hodge-podge of people of differing ethnicities, all of them victims of the government's ...
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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 177 min.
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