House of Frankenstein (miniseries)

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House of Frankenstein
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Written byJ. B. White
Directed byPeter Werner
StarringAdrian Pasdar
Greg Wise
Teri Polo
C. C. H. Pounder
Music byDon Davis
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Michael R. Joyce
CinematographyNeil Roach
Editor(s)Tod Feuerman
Scot J. Kelly
Running time168 minutes
Production company(s)Universal Television Entertainment
DistributorNBC
Studios USA Television
Release
Original releaseNovember 2, 1997 - November 3, 1997

House of Frankenstein (a.k.a. House of Frankenstein 1997) is a 1997 television miniseries that revived Universal's threesome, the vampire, Frankenstein's monster and the werewolf. It starred Adrian Pasdar, Greg Wise and Teri Polo. It first aired on NBC in two parts on November 2 and November 3, 1997.

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Vernon Coyle (Pasdar), a detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, is trying to solve a series of bizarre murders. His girlfriend, Grace (Polo), turns into a werewolf and is kidnapped by Crispian Grimes (Wise), a vampire and owner of the nightclub House of Frankenstein. Meanwhile, a man, claiming to be Frankenstein's monster, comes to Los Angeles to find the vampire that killed his creator 200 years ago.

He had lived in the Arctic Circle for centuries and had been thawed out recently. A medical examiner comes in and is shocked that he has no heartbeat and that his blood consists of that of several different people. The creature escapes and confronts Grimes in an alley, but gets arrested. Coyle realizes that the creature is really a creation of Frankenstein, and helps him track down Grimes and put a stop to his reign of terror. Grace turns into a werewolf and goes on a rampage, where she gets captured by Grimes and will be a part of his exhibit forever.

Coyle and the creature destroy Grimes' army of the undead, but he escapes. The creature also escapes, having finally avenged his creator's death. He sneaks aboard a research vessel on its way to Antarctica. Grace revives after a successful blood transfusion makes her human again. Coyle and Grace later visit his partner's grave as he was the first victim of Grimes, who is watching them from afar.

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