Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
The fifth film in Universal's "Frankenstein" series goes for the box-office gold by combining two--count 'em, two!--of the studio's star monsters. We all thought that Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.), alias The Wolf Man, had been shot dead in his own starring film in 1941, but the opening scenes of Frankenstein vs. the Wolf Man prove us incorrect. Brought back to the land of the living, the anguished Talbot commiserates with gypsy lady Maria Ouspenskaya, who advises him that the only way he'll stay dead is to confer with Dr. Frankenstein. The good doctor has passed on,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 30%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pretty much the end of Universal's horror line as a home for even the vaguest kind of serious filmmaking."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"A lot of fun."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
""The last great Universal Frankenstein movie, despite the overstuffed title.""
‑ Richard von Busack, MetroActive
"Great title, tepid movie."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It starts off really well, stalls a little toward the middle, goes bonkers for one really odd musical number, and then derails completely at the end."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Doesn't deliver all that much of what the title promises."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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