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La Figlia di Frankenstein (Lady Frankenstein)(Daughter of Frankenstein) Reviews

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½ July 7, 2015
Rosalbal Neri shines as Dr Frankenstein's ambitious and manipulative daughter, taking Daddy's work to a new level. Her father would have been proud. Great looking monster. Could be a case of accidental genius.
½ April 30, 2015
The Lady is pretty to look at, at least...
½ December 15, 2014
Has some great moments and isn't half bad for a little Italian pot-boiler of Gothic horror. Rosalba Neri is gorgeous as Tania, worth checking out for her alone!

Give it a rental!
½ April 3, 2014
Cheesy effects and a nice mood, it fits in with some of the campier horror films of the 60's, but isn't exactly an enjoyable watch. It's slow, the plot is stale, and the characters are generic. There are some interesting moments and a cool monster, but they're not memorable enough.
March 10, 2014
Ultimately Lady Frankenstein is another typical example of the sex-horror film from early 70's Europe. There aren't many surprises here but I expect that it should appeal well enough to those who have a taste for this type of thing.
½ February 19, 2014
She don't give a damn bout her bad reputation--Rosalba Neri as Lady Frankenstein takes the show!!
September 24, 2013
What is there to say about the awfulness that is Lady Frankenstein? Well, for starters, it's a film that was produced in Italy and bought by Roger Corman for American Distribution. Rosalba Neri was a hot Italian actress at the time (and in many other ways, as well), so she's really the star of the show here. Poor Joseph Cotten, who was given some work late in his career, stars as Baron von Frankenstein, who is later succeeded by his daughter, played by Neri. There's also a small part for Mickey Hargitay as well. The movie kind of meanders and doesn't really have a strong focus to it, which is its main problem. The rest of its problems involve horrible dialogue, bad special effects, terrible make-up and a lackluster story. Even the presence of Neri can't save this stinker from slipping into bad movie obscurity, and then some.
½ October 27, 2012
The Frankenstein story gets the Italian film industry sleaze treatment as Dr. Frankenstein's daughter picks up her father's experiments to create a lover for herself after dad's deformed creation kills him and others in town. Good stuff!
January 14, 2012
Just awful, bad, bad, bad moviemaking. But gosh-darnit, I really enjoyed this cheap piece of Roger Corman exported Italian exploitation following the grossly sexualized body snatching ways of Dr. Frankenstein's (Joseph Cotton!) daughter. The Monster, sorta at the center of the movie, has to be one of the clumsiest incarnations of the iconic creation tripping and stumbling all over the shrubbery, gently shoving people to their doom. Again, this is not a good movie. But it has its charm. VF.
November 19, 2011
Kan väl säga det direkt, nej jag har inte lyckats köpa arnold esselten av den här rullen utan jag såg den tyska klippaochklistra utgåvan som finns på cinemageddon nu ( där scener från svenska vhsen är inklippta).Hur är filmen då? Jo den är bra.Monster,våld och snusk.Rekommenderas.
October 11, 2011
I guess some people will do anythingfor love. It's just unfortunate that these people are doomed and damned to make everyone around them a monster. so of course this film comes as no surprise.
June 13, 2011
I guess some people will do anythingfor love. It's just unfortunate that these people are doomed and damned to make everyone around them a monster. so of course this film comes as no surprise.
½ March 22, 2011
The Frankenstein story gets the Italian film industry sleaze treatment as Dr. Frankenstein's daughter picks up her father's experiments to create a lover for herself after dad's deformed creation kills him and others in town. Good stuff!
October 9, 2010
this chick is way worse
½ August 15, 2010
The pseudo-feminist, Italian-produced sexploitation horror chiller from the 1970s combines kink with wit as Frankenstein's lovely lass of a daughter decides to satisfy her sexual lust by creating a perfectly endowed man. Joseph Cotten lends his considerable cinematic pedigree as a former ensemble member of Orson Welles stock company and plays the unsuspecting Baron Frankenstein who mistakenly believes that his offspring, Tania Frankenstein (Rosalba Neri of "OSS 117 - Double Agent") merely wants to play with dead animals. Eventually, Frankenstein dies at the hands of his own creation, the monster (one-time only actor Paul Whiteman) and Tania resumes her father's infamous experiments with the help of Dr. Charles Marshall (Paul Muller of "Barbed Wire Dolls") so she can transplant her older lover's brain into the body of a beefer, more good looking but hopelessly retarded house boy. Herbet Fux is ideally cast as a scoundrel Tom Lynch who raids graves for fresh corpses for the good Baron. The scene where they hang a man in a well is pretty inventive. At its best, "Lady Frankenstein" is nothing but sleazy Eurotrash, a great way to waste an hour and a half on a guilty pleasure.
April 3, 2010
a complete Italian rip off of the hammer Frankestein films with a femminst spin of the mad sicentist however that is very debatble. But what ruins this worthy film of comming decenet enought to be even though of as a possible hammer film is the useless over the top nudity and sex secenes. In fact the movie ends in a fade to black in the middle of a sex secene. 4/10 halariosly bad.
½ December 20, 2009
All in all, this film from 1971 wasn't a bad takeoff on the traditional Frankenstein story. Surprisingly starring Joseph Cotton as Dr. Frankenstein, the film takes a departure from the usual events when the creature kills Frankenstein, leaving Frankenstein's daughter to take up the mantle and continue with her father's research. Lady Frankenstein takes things a bit farther though, deciding to transplant her older suitor's brain into the body of a the younger and more handsome, but mentally challenged house boy.

The special effects in this film are poor even by 1971 standards, the lab is little more than a collection of useless jacob's ladders and bubbling beakers, and the creature's makeup is laughably bad. However in spite of these flaws, the film does keep your attention and makes for a good "bad movie night" flick.
October 7, 2009
one of the more sleazier frankenstein films. belongs right up there with flesh for frankenstein
½ September 13, 2009
Joseph Cotten had a very strange and sad career. 30 odd years after co-starring in "Citizen Kane", he was doing quick, sleazy Eurotrash productions like this one. Requiring no more than a few days' shooting, Cotten did a crap load of these throughout the 70s and none of them were any good. In this one he plays Dr. Victor Frankenstein, who is killed by his animated cadaver (given life by a lightning bolt to the FACE!); luckily his daughter is there to continue his bizarre experiments. Luckily for us, the comely Ms. Frankenstein is played by the mind-blowingly hot Rosalba Neri, who is also a good enough actress to make us think she's having fun seducing stable boys and indulging in the usual psuedoscience. She is literally the only redeeming element of "Lady Frankenstein", elevating it to "somewhat watchable" status as she did in so many other Italian exploitation epics.
May 29, 2009
An interesting retelling of the Frankenstein myth, with a rather interesting final shot, and some great actors (Joseph Cotton is always a pleasure to see, and Rosalba Neri is absolutely beautiful), but the heavy handed humanist tendencies and the dull telling of the plot make it hard for one to really like this film.
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