Frankenstein (Cumberbatch as Creature) Encore Synopsis
National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller...

Movie Reviews

Not your Hollywood Frankenstein.

By Catherine4ever39
Fantastic! Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller are extraordinary in both roles - whether they are playing the Creature or Frankenstein. Intense and engaging from beginning to end. It's easy...

Cumberbach as the Creature is fantastic.

By mihonieinkyfingers976
This was a fantastic show. I'm really, really glad that I was able to see it on the big screen thanks to ongoing fan demand, because I never would have had the opportunity otherwise; I hope they...

Blew my mind. Can't stop thinking about it.

By cbj1958
I can't imagine how anyone can give this less than 5 stars. I was so totally drawn into to it, so much, that I felt like I was the only one in the theater. Sometimes I don't like when a classic...

Absolutely Amazing!

By Pandaaam0nium
I have seen both versions of Frankenstein, with JLM as the Creature and Cumberbatch as the Creature. Both versions were wonderful in their own ways. It's fantastic that these performances are...

Amazing and Engrossing, Like Nothing I've Seen Before

By stabnik
This production was absolutely brilliant. I've never seen an actor do what Benedict Cumbatch did as the "Creature", to embody the innocence and heart of the character. To watch him literally grow...

By themarkjoseph
Unexpected minimalist approach to an otherwise lavish story. Enjoyable well worth the money....

Haunting, beautiful, and human.

By VanessaHughes
Frankenstein as told from the creature's perspective. Haunting, beautiful, and human. Just wonderful....

Thumbs Up For Cumberbatch!!

By lvlychrmd1
Enjoyed every minute of Cumberbatch's performance! He completely disappeared into the character which in my opinion is the mark of a top actor. Technically he played "the creature" but...

By mamaobsidian
Both performances were outstanding, I really could not say that one was better than the other! So glad I got to see them both....

Brilliant beyond words!

By rebeccawheeler001
An experience of a lifetime. Stunned into silence. Saw Cumberbatch as Creature, and am going on Oct 29th to see the flipped roles. Go see this. Period!...

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Rated R