Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Frankenstein Films


    Frankenstein (1910)–one-reel Edison Studios film, recently recovered.
    Life Without Soul (1915)–five-reel version.
    Frankenstein (1931)–Universal film with Boris Karloff.
    Bride of Frankenstein (1935)–with Elsa Lanchester.
    Son of Frankenstein (1939)–with Basil Rathbone.
    The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)–Lon Chaney, Jr.
    Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)–Bela Lugosi.
    House of Frankenstein (1944)–Glenn Strange.
    House of Dracula (1945)–last of Universal’s horror series.
    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)–Glenn Strange.
    The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)–Hammer Films with Christopher Lee.
    I Was a Teenage Frankenstein (1957)–pieces of teen corpses.
    The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)–Hammer with Michael Gwynn.
    Frankenstein 1970 (1958)–Boris Karloff.
    How To Make a Monster (1958)–make-up man’s revenge.
    Frankenstein’s Daughter (1959)–son of creates woman.
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)–Hammer with Kiwi Kingston.
    Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)–Japanese Toho Studios.
    Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (1965)–British, with android.
    Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)–p.u.
    Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)–Hammer, revenge.
    Mad Monster Party (1968)–Rankin/Bass, stop-motion.
    Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)–yes, we know this.
    Horror of Frankenstein (1970)–Hammer.
    Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971)–Lon Chaney, Jr.
    Lady Frankenstein (1971)–woman builds man.
    Frankenstein’s Bloody Terror (1972)–Spanish.
    Frankenstein (1972)–Dan Curtis Productions, made-for-tv.
    Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)–Michael Sarrazin; and see Jane Seymour get her head ripped off.
    Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks (1973)–brain transplants.
    Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein (1974)–French-Italian.
    Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell (1974)–Hammer.
    Young Frankenstein (1974)–Mel Brooks parody.
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)–the cult musical.
    Terror of Frankenstein (1977)–fairly literal adaptation of the Shelley novel.
    Frankenstein Island (1981)–John Carradine plus spiders, snakes, and Amazons.
    Frankenstein (1982)–stars Robert Powell.
    Frankenstein 90 (1984)–Frankenstein descendent and cultured creature.
    Frankenweenie (1984)–resurrected pet dog.
    Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)–tabloid scoop on return of monster.
    Weird Science (1985)–nerds create woman.
    Frankenstein’s Great-Aunt Tillie (1985)–inheritance comedy.
    Gothic (1987)–account of the 1816 stay of the Shelleys with Byron.
    Dr. Hackenstein (1988)–comedy resurrection of late wife.
    Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)–med. student “hi-jinks.”
    Frankenstein Unbound (1990)–Roger Corman’s return to directing.
    Frankenhooker (1990)–New Jersey mad doctor.
    Edison’s Frankenstein (1990)–Researched remake of the 1910 one.
    Frankenstein: The College Years (1991)–Augh.
    Frankenstein (1993)–Randy Quaid.
    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)–Kenneth Branaugh, Robert De Niro.
    Frankenstein and Me (1995)–carnival sideshow exhibit.
    Mr. Stitch (1996)–A humanoid military weapon made from 88 corpses.
    Lust for Frankenstein (1998)–Dr.’s ghost tells daughter to resurrect project: lesbian monster.
    Frankenstein Reborn! (1998)–13-year-old Anna Frankenstein is curious about her uncle’s experiments.
    Rock & Roll Frankenstein (1999)–Music agent has nephew piece together rock star from pieces of greats.
    Mistress Frankenstein (2000)–Lesbian nympho’s brain in the dead Mrs. Helena Frankenstein.
    Frankenthumb (2002)–Spoof of the Frankenstein films done “digitally.”
    Frankenstein Reborn (2005)

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