List of films featuring Frankenstein's monster

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There is a body of films that feature Frankenstein's monster, first created by Mary Shelley in her 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

List of films (chronological)[edit]

Charles Ogle as the monster in Frankenstein (1910)
A promotional photo of Boris Karloff, as Frankenstein's monster, using Jack Pierce's makeup design
Film Year notes Ref.
Frankenstein 1910 produced by Edison Studios and directed by J. Searle Dawley [1][2]
Life Without Soul 1915 No known print of the film has survived. [3]
The Monster of Frankenstein 1920 directed by Eugenio Testa, starring Luciano Albertini and Umberto Guarracino. [3]
Frankenstein 1931 [4]
Mickey's Gala Premier (short cartoon) 1933
Toyland Premiere (short cartoon) 1934
Bride of Frankenstein 1935 [4]
Hollywood Capers (short cartoon)
Have You Got Any Castles? (short cartoon) 1938
Son of Frankenstein 1939 [2]
Hellzapoppin' 1941
The Ghost of Frankenstein 1942 [2]
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1943
The House of Frankenstein 1944
House of Dracula 1945
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein 1948 [2]
The Curse of Frankenstein 1957 [4]
I Was a Teenage Frankenstein [4]
Frankenstein 1970 1958
The Revenge of Frankenstein [2]
Franken-Stymied (short cartoon) 1961
The Evil of Frankenstein 1964
Dr. Devil and Mr. Hare (short cartoon)
Frankenstein Conquers the World 1965 [5]
The War of the Gargantuas 1966 [5]
Casino Royale 1967 [6]
Frankenstein Created Woman
Mad Monster Party?
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed 1969
The Horror of Frankenstein 1970
Lady Frankenstein 1971 [4]
Mad Mad Mad Monsters 1972
Frankenstein '80
Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 [4]
Blackenstein [5]
Frankenstein
Frankenstein: The True Story [4]
The Spirit of the Beehive [7]
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974
Young Frankenstein [4]
Terror of Frankenstein 1976 [8]
Frankenstein 1984
The Bride 1985 [4]
Fracchia vs. Dracula
The Monster Squad 1987 [9]
Frankenstein General Hospital 1988 [4]
Rowing with the Wind
Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf
Frankenstein Unbound 1990 [4]
Frankenhooker [4]
Frankenstein 1992
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 1994 [4]
Monster Mash 1995
House of Frankenstein 1997
The Creeps
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein 1999
Rock 'N Roll Frankenstein [10]
Van Helsing 2004 [4]
Frankenstein
Igor 2008
House of the Wolf Man 2009
Stan Helsing
Frankenweenie 2012 [2]
Hotel Transylvania [11]
Frankenstein's Army 2013 [5]
I, Frankenstein 2014 [4]
Frankenstein 2015
Frankenstein vs. The Mummy [12]
Hotel Transylvania 2
Victor Frankenstein [13]
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 2018
Depraved 2019
Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein (short film)

Stage theater[edit]


Television series and films[edit]

Video Games[edit]

  • 2012: An interactive ebook app created by Inkle and Profile Books that retells the story with added interactive elements.[35]


Loose adaptations

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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