Ghost of Frankenstein
Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Ygor and Frankenstein's monster flee from Castle Frankenstein, taking refuge in the home of one of the mad scientist's sons. Their attempts at fashioning a more peaceful monster backfire, however, triggering another rampage. This… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 1, 1942
DVD Release Date: September 1, 1993
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

No masterpiece but better than its reputation ...

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TV Guide

While it doesn't stand up to its predecessors, The Ghost of Frankenstein boasts an enjoyable cast and good production values.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

There are various nice touches that keep this film from straying too far over the line between campy and ridiculous.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

The thought that he may yet return for further adventures with his body and Lugosi's sconce fills us with mortal terror. That is the most fearful prospect which the picture manages to convey.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It gets the job done with admirable efficiency, no excess of imagination, and all in a compact 67-minute frame, and you really wouldn't want it to be any longer than that.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

All those Universal monsters in one flick; horrors!

Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

A true waste of time.

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Douglas Pratt

there are some inspired twists at the end

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Where the once-great series drops into the realm of B picture, but it's a solid B movie and the last of the Universal Frankensteins that can be taken reasonably seriously.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Despite the short running time (which was commonplace during that time period), 'Ghost of Frankenstein' is a rather ambitious installment in the… More
Randy Tippy
The fourth of Universal's classic Frankenstein films, <i>Ghost of Frankenstein</i> is notable for several reasons. First, it was the first… More
Aj V
One of the better universal monster movie sequels. It's got all the good actors, a good story, and it's exciting.
Chris Garman
When Karloff left the role of Frankenstein the series fell down fast. Lon Chaney picks up the mantle on Ghost of Frankenstein, but it's not the same. Not… More
Tim Salmons
I don't remember much about it, to be honest, so I guess that's not saying much. I'm sure it has its moments.
Michael Gildea
These all blend together after a while, but they're fun. Alcohol usually helps, but still...