• Released
  • January 24, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 33 min
  • 3D
    Action/Adventure
  • 655 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality.

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The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
If the film is made with the understanding that campiness needs to be straight-faced to be funny, then are its “unintentional” laughs...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
With no clear idea how to end the movie, which has come to resemble an excessive episode of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, writer/director...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
To be fair, Eckhart is physically impressive and Bill Nighy and his raised eyebrow do their best in the role of demon leader Naberius. But...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
At the very least, it does provide an easy excuse to sit in a heated room eating popcorn.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
I, Frankenstein is nowhere near as garishly, ghoulishly awful as "Van Helsing," Universal’s last attempt to resurrect its classic monsters....
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40

The Dissolve

By Tasha Robinson
While it’s nothing new and lacks individualistic touches, it’s still solid trashy fun as an overwrought superhero origin story.
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38

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Sadly, as apt as comparisons to "Underworld" might seem, I, Frankenstein can't even clear that very low bar.
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38

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Eckhart doesn’t really do any of that classic grunting as Frankenstein 2.0, but maybe he should have.
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30

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
It doesn't come close to working, but it's sweet that they tried.
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10

Variety

By Andrew Barker
Utterly witless, listless, sparkless and senseless, this supernatural actioner makes one long for the comparative sophistication of the...
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I, Frankenstein

By Newz78
Very good, lots of action, decent storyline, 3D was sick. I will be adding it to my DVD collection when it comes out....

Great atory line

By chef.chris
T he story was a interesting tale on a classic. I enjoyed the action, and the acting....

Great movie!Critics have way overthought this one.

By hemby2349
I like to read reviews to get a feel for a movie before I decide to go see one. This time after reading the reviews I almost didn't go....almost. I had already decided to go based on the trailer and...

sucked

By robertcrews1981
it was not worth seeing...

Graphic novel material

By osa25
the movie was enjoyable. the kids ages 6-16 all enjoyed the 3D version. it is definitely graphic novel based. if you're a fan of this type of movie, you'll like it. there were some slow parts but...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of Fantasy Action and Sequences of Fantasy Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Lifeless update of classic with lots of fantasy violence.
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