The Bride of Frankenstein

Lists: Universal Monster movies

Brief Synopsis: "Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale's Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman."

Overall Ranking: 2604 (Rank from 1935: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 16.67%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 16.67%
Burnt 0%


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Other Movies in the Series

  • Frankenstein
  • Son of Frankenstein
  • The Ghost of Frankenstein
  • Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
  • House of Frankenstein
  • House of Dracula
  • Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

  • Reviewer Rating Review
    Thomas Pollock90
    Mountanto85(full review)
    Cinephile Catherine70
    Bryan Lienesch50 - While it gets credit for being one of those "picking up the story the moment the first one ended" sequels, it's just a bit too looney. Frankenstein's monster is no longer feared by the audience, but gets its pity. For a horror sequel, that's a weird turn for a film to take.
    Jay of Life Vs Film40(full review)
    Rob from GuysFilmQuest38

    People Involved

  • Boris Karloff (Frankensteins Monster)
  • Colin Clive (Dr. Henry Frankenstein)
  • Valerie Hobson (Elizabeth Frankenstein)
  • Ernest Thesiger (Dr. Septimus Pretorius)
  • Elsa Lanchester (Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankensteins Braut)
  • Gavin Gordon (Lord Byron)
  • Douglas Walton (Percy Shelley)
  • Una OConnor (Minnie)
  • E.E. Clive (Bürgermeister)
  • Lucien Prival (Albert, der Butler)
  • O.P. Heggie (Eremit)
  • Dwight Frye (Karl)
  • Reginald Barlow (Hans)
  • Mary Gordon (Hans Frau)
  • Anne Darling (Schäferin)
  • Ted Billings (Ludwig)
  • Norman Ainsley (Erzbischof)
  • Peter Shaw (Teufel)
  • Kansas DeForrest (Ballerina)
  • Josephine McKim (Meerjungfrau)
  • Michael Mark (Ludwig (Archive Footage))
  • Billy Barty (Little Baby)
  • John Carradine (Hunter at Hermits Cottage)
  • Bess Flowers (Member of Wedding Party)
  • James Whale (Director)
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