by Mary Shelley
|Directed by||David Wickes|
|Music by||John Cameron|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Executive producer||David Wickes|
|Production locations||WFF Film Studio, Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland|
|Running time||117 minutes|
|Production company||Turner Pictures|
|Original release||December 29, 1992|
Frankenstein is a television horror film first aired in 1992, based on Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. It was produced by Turner Pictures and directed by David Wickes.
The movie stars Patrick Bergin as Dr. Frankenstein and Randy Quaid as Dr. Frankenstein's creation. It also features John Mills, Lambert Wilson, and Fiona Gillies. The score was composed by John Cameron.
Starting at the North Pole, a sea captain and his explorer crew encounter Dr. Frankenstein and his creature trying to kill each other. The doctor is saved. As he warns the captain of danger, he tells how he made his creature in the Switzerland of 1818 by way of chemical and biological construction which the creature is a clone (of sorts) of Frankenstein himself, establishing a psychic bond between Creator and his Creation.
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 17% based on 6 reviews, and an average rating of 3.3/10.