Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965) - Rotten Tomatoes

Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)

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Despite the title, this outrageously bad Rock 'n' Roll monster movie from Puerto Rico features neither the titular monster-maker nor his lumbering creation. Instead, we're presented with an "astro-robot" named Frank, who comes to save the day when Martian forces led by Princess Markuzan (Marilyn Hanold) begin kidnapping scantily-clad Earth females from sock-hops and beach-blanket shindigs everywhere -- apparently with the intent of populating a few parties of their own. The aliens manage to french-fry most of Frank's face off, but he nevertheless manages to snap back (after a few minor adjustments) and give the invaders what-for. Also known by the more honest title Mars Invades Puerto Rico. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi

Cast

James Karen
as Dr. Adam Steele
Nancy Marshall
as Karen Grant
Robert Reilly
as Col. Frank Saunders/Frankenstein
Marilyn Hanold
as Princess Marcuzan
David Kerman
as Gen. Bowers
David Kernan
as Gen. Bowers
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Critic Reviews for Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster

All Critics (4)

It competes on the same playing field with Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) as one of those lovable worst pics ever made.

November 1, 2008 | Rating: D | Full Review…

Weird, up to the point that it sometimes doesn't look like a real film.

April 24, 2008 | Rating: 0.5/4

Unfortunate that the two met.

February 22, 2008 | Rating: 1/5

The worst movie ever made? Hard to say, given all the competition. Must-see viewing for bad-movie buffs? Oh, yeah.

May 31, 2006 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster

½

This is a really low-budget b/w movie but it is very entertaining. This movie has really aged well. Many sci-fi fans that see this movie for the first time will know what I'm talking about. I saw this 1965 movie for the first time in 2006 and loved it. I guess this one fits into the category "so bad it's great." But I consider this a damn good effort, especially considering the budget. The movie is tons of laughs. The alien invaders have an Uncle Fester-looking adviser to a hot-looking queen, who looks kind of like Barbara Steele. They come invading Earth and run into a cyborg ("Frank") built by the good old USA to explore space. This movie even has a helicopter air assault in vintage transport choppers! AWESOME! They had to send the Army to help the cyborg defeat the bat-people aliens and their weapon of last resort - a fanged monster that the aliens themselves can barely control!!!!! This movie has EVERYTHING and any fan of classic sci-fi and 60's bikini party horror should really love it. 3 1/2 stars 12-28-13

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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Could have been made by Ed Wood.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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