Man-Made Monster (1941)

Man-Made Monster





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Lon Chaney, Jr. made his science-fiction debut in this B-picture, the story of a sideshow freak--the only survivor in a carnival traffic accident--who becomes immune to electricity. Abused by a mad scientist trying to develop a super race, the freak becomes a zombie and kills the scientist's assistant, only to be tried for murder. The film is also known as Atomic Monster.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Essex, Sid Schwartz, Len Golos, George Waggner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 3, 1994



as Dr. Rigas

as Dan McCormick

as Mark Adams

as June Lawrence

as Dr. Lawrence

as District Attorney

as Detective Sergeant

as Chinese Boy

as Dr. Bruno

as Detective

as Medical Examiner

as 2nd Alienist

as Warden
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Critic Reviews for Man-Made Monster

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | May 6, 2008
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Every aspect of Man Made Monster is perfect for what it sets out to be.

Full Review… | May 24, 2006
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Man-Made Monster

Just before the WOLFMAN Lon Jr. Starred in this,as Dynamo Dan-the Electric Man.Lionel Atwill turns carnival performer into a monster who's touch kills.
Was to be called the ELECTRIC MAN,starring Karloff and Lugosi,but was shelved. Fun movie!!! Good Creature Feature type stuff!

RC Merchant

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