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Adventurous viewers not repelled by the title of this horror exploitation-comedy from Frank Henenlotter (director of the splatter cult classic Basket Case) will find a fair share of laughs on display, thanks to Henenlotter's typically energetic devil-may-care brand of gruesome humor. James Lorinz tears up acres of scenery as Jeffrey Franken, a neurotic electrician and aspiring mad scientist, who goes completely 'round the bend after his slightly pudgy girlfriend (former Penthouse pet, Patty
Jun 1, 1990 Wide
Nov 10, 1998
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Lorinz has some inspired moments of self-absorbed craziness as Jeffrey, and Mullen reveals a fine talent for physical comedy when Elizabeth returns as the lumbering, mind-blown Frankenhooker.
The resulting fragmented mess will no doubt keep some in stitches, but it is definitely less than the sum of its body parts.
It's the sort of film that would probably be most fun to see around midnight.
Surprisingly smart, hip, and funny!
Sort of lame Re-Animator wanna-be.
Intentionally campy, totally stupid, and pretty darn fun, too.
It thinks it's funnier than it is, but it's still pretty funny
Audience Reviews for Frankenhooker
- Sugar: Jeffrey stapled your stomach.
- Elizabeth: Yeah, but it didn't help much, I'm still a compulsive eater.
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