Based onFrankenstein
by Mary Shelley
Directed byDavid Wickes
StarringPatrick Bergin
Randy Quaid
John Mills
Lambert Wilson
Fiona Gillies
Music byJohn Cameron
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerDavid Wickes
Production locationsWFF Film Studio, Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland
CinematographyJack Conroy
EditorJohn Grover
Running time117 minutes
Production companyTurner Pictures
Original networkTNT
Original releaseDecember 29, 1992 (1992-12-29)

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.[1]


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.[2]


  1. ^ A VHS of Frankenstein was released by Turner Home Entertainment in 1993. ISBN 0-7806-0253-6
  2. ^ "Frankenstein (1992)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 7 March 2018.