The Revenge of Frankenstein
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

In this horror movie, Baron von Frankenstein is up to his old tricks. This time, the doctor takes an alias and gets a job at a hospital where he can continue his experiments in peace. Once again, the basically well meaning scientist creates… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1958
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

This is a high grade horror film.

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

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Mark Bourne

...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.

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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.

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TV Guide

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

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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.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

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

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Another Hammer treatment, as usual worth seeing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% 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
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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.