The Revenge of Frankenstein
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

He may be calling himself "Dr. Stein," but the audience isn't fooled: that popular general practitioner (Peter Cushing) in the mittel-European village of Carlsbruck is none other than our old friend, Victor Frankenstein. No… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: August 13, 2002
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
92%
Flixster
User Score
68%



Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

This is a high grade horror film.

Full review…
Film4

Cushing's cool demeanour and grace were ideally suited to his role as the quietly manic Baron and he gives a chillingly subtle performance.

Full review…
Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

...trods off the established path of Frankenstein tropes and eschews routine horrifics by putting a lens on its people rather than on an expected cereal-box monster.

Full review…
David Parkinson
Time Out

In one of his best performances, Cushing plays on the ambiguity of the central character, so that the Baron becomes a kind of Wildean martyr, alternating between noble defiance and detached cruelty.

Full review…
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Surpassed in its shocking effects perhaps only by Warhol's version.

Full review…
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

An OK sequel with plenty of shocks and Cushing's wonderful, energetic performance as the brilliant, obsessed Dr. Frankenstein

Empire Magazine

Expertly executed example of a golden time in British cinema - one to savour.

Full review…
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most sophisticated and intelligent follow-ups to a horror classic that has ever been put to film.

Full review…
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Another Hammer treatment, as usual worth seeing.

More reviews for The Revenge of Frankenstein

Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
the second and one of the best of the frankenstein series. it's a shame cushing is mostly remembered in the states for playing grand moff tarkin of star… More
Leo L
Great!
David Ladd
The Revenge Of Frankenstein is the second instalment in Hammer studio's Frankenstein series. The first film, The Curse Of Frankenstein, was the… More
Anthony Valletta
A fun Hammer horror outing.