I, Frankenstein
I, Frankenstein (2014)

Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 24, 2014
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2014
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Loud, incoherent, and dramatically listless, I, Frankenstein is a remarkably dull fantasy adventure that fails to generate much excitement or interest in its characters.

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

This novel premise quickly gives way to lots of chaotic action, though there are numerous incidental pleasures throughout.

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David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

The special effects are pretty good and the fight scenes are adequate. But the film loses steam in the fourth act ...

Stephen Schaefer
Boston Herald

Visually spectacular with a first-rate cast, I, Frankenstein is hampered by a predictable script.

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James Berardinelli

It's no fun. Everyone takes this way too seriously.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

Stitches up Aaron Eckhart's chiseled face like a baseball cover, sticks him in a hoodie, and promptly crashes, thanks to a complete inability to resist awful, overdone dialogue and faux-lofty exposition.

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Reagan Gavin Rasquinha
The Times of India

The film is more of a generic action-fantasy based on a graphic novel, rather than the book by Mary Shelley, so don't expect it to be emotionally moving.

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Rafer Guzman

What the film doesn't have is a sense of humor.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

If the film is made with the understanding that campiness needs to be straight-faced to be funny, then are its "unintentional" laughs really that unintentional?

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Francesca Rudkin
New Zealand Herald

The monster might live, but unfortunately it gets lost within all the chaos surrounding him.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
Why wouldn't Frankenstein's monster (henceforth referred to as Adam) be the focal point in a war between heaven and hell? And why wouldn't the… More
Christian C
Based on Rotten Tomatoes reviews, I may be the only person who liked this film. I thought the story was innovative (although rather silly and unrealistic --… More
JY Skacto
Stuart Beattie creates a monster of a film, based off of a monster. I, Frankenstein leaves nothing on the table, but the problem is that it doesn't put… More
Al S
An explosively original and tremendously thrilling action epic. It's slickly paced and well-crafted. An awesome and spectacular action-packed… More
Everett Johnson
This movie is downright horrible. I love, LOVE all the original Universal monster movies. Dracula, Mummy, Wolfman, Creature from the Black Lagoon, and… More
Phil Hubbs
Jesus bananas...I thought this type of film died out a long time ago, I mean seriously how dated is this entire concept! Do I even need to state which two… More