Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Average Rating: 6.8/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 2
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Release Date: Feb 11, 1969 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 2,509
The key image of this film occurs early on, as a hideous monster removes its face, only to reveal itself as Baron Frankenstein in a mask. Hammer's fifth installment in the series sees the transformation of doctor into monster complete. Peter Cushing's portrayal of the Baron here is all insanity and hatred, rather than the misunderstood (if unethical) genius of previous entries. Frankenstein transplants the brain of an insane doctor into Freddie Jones' body, creating a pathetic, misshapen beast,
Feb 11, 1969 Wide
Apr 27, 2004
Warner Bros. Pictures
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For those of us who love Hammer horror, this is an unmarred example of all the reasons why.
Hammer's fifth of seven Frankenstein films might be the best one in the series.
Perhaps the most deadly dull in a series that had run out of steam.
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