The Bride
The Bride (1985)

In this update of James Whale's classic The Bride of Frankenstein, pop star Sting furthers his burgeoning film career by portraying cinema's signature mad scientist. Disgusted by his dim-witted and ugly original creation (Clancy… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 11, 2001
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

Sting is good but the movie is boring

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Blasphemously bad rehash of Bride of Frankenstein.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

An endearingly strange little re-imagining of Whale's creepy classic.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Interesting concept that basically does not stand up over time; Beals is just not a good enough actress to carry off her part.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
The familiar story takes an interesting if slow divergent path in this update of Whale's classic. Beals and Sting do as well as they can with underwritten… More
vieras esine
Disappointing. The film looks great - the costumes and the sets are wonderful - but there was just something lacking, maybe in the story itself...or in the… More
Greg S
Dr. Frankenstein builds a mate for his creation, but instead decides to turn her into a feminist icon (!), so the original monster leaves to join the circus… More
Ken Stachnik
This movie is seriously fantastic in a way only the 80's could produce. Complete with Full Frontal Jennifer Beals, Clancy Brown as the Monster and a midget… More
Wahida K
Christ I keep wondering why make many Remakes over the years though I have to admit this Remake was a guilty Joy.
Dr Blood  
The scenes between the monster (Clancy Brown) and the dwarf (David Rappaport) are the most touching and memorable in this somewhat overambitious film.