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  • The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

    7.65/10

    R | 1h 22min | Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Valerie Gaunt, Anne Blake, Andrew Leigh

Directed by Terence Fisher

Synopsis: Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

Tagline: Not recommended for people of nervous disposition

Synopsis: In prison and awaiting execution, Dr. Victor Frankenstein recounts to a priest what led him to his current circumstance. He inherited his family's wealth after the death of his mother when he was still only a young man. He hired Paul Krempe as his tutor and he immediately developed an interest in medical science. After several years, he and Krempe became equals and he developed an interest in the origins and nature of life. After successfully re-animating a dead dog, Victor sets about constructing a man using body parts he acquires for the purpose including the hands of a pianist and the brain of a renowned scholar. As Frankenstein's excesses continue to grow, Krempe is not only repulsed by what his friend has done but is concerned for the safety of the beautiful Elizabeth, Victor's cousin and fiancée who has come to live with them. His experiments lead to tragedy and his eventual demise.

Tagline: Not recommended for people of nervous disposition

Storyline: Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.

  • The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) Movie Details

  • Directors: Terence Fisher
  • Writers: Jimmy Sangster, Mary Shelley
  • Cast: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Valerie Gaunt, Anne Blake, Andrew Leigh, Ann Blake, Sally Walsh, Hazel Court, Raymond Ray, Josef Behrmann, Bartlett Mullins, Henry Caine, Middleton Woods, Trevor Davis, Fred Johnson, Marjorie Hume, Michael Mulcaster, Ernest Jay, Alex Gallier, Raymond Rollett, Eugene Leahy, Paddy Smith, Robert Urquhart, Melvyn Hayes, Paul Hardtmuth, Noel Hood, Claude Kingston
  • Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
  • Producers: Michael Carreras, Anthony Hinds, Anthony Nelson Keys, Max Rosenberg
  • Musicians: James Bernard
  • Cinematographers: Jack Asher
  • Editors: James Needs
  • Runtime: 82 min / 1h 22min
  • Year: 1957
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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