• Released
  • January 24, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 33 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 908 Fan Ratings
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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 really that unintentional?
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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 Stuart Beattie (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) uses an old but still effective Hollywood trick: He blows up everything on the screen to smithereens.
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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 I, Frankenstein shares something else with it's monster-hero, something much worse than its patchwork nature: The film is distinctly lacking in the soul department.
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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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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. It’s a grimly fiendish slog nonetheless, and hardly worth getting up out of the grave for.
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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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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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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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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
It doesn't come close to working, but it's sweet that they tried.
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By Andrew Barker
Utterly witless, listless, sparkless and senseless, this supernatural actioner makes one long for the comparative sophistication of the conceptually identical “Underworld” franchise (with which it shares producers and a writer).
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30 out of 100
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