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Year
1931
Runtime
70 min.
Director
James Whale
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
50,472
Checks
18,949
Favs
736
Dislikes
71
Favs/checks
3.9% (1:26)
Favs/dislikes
10:1
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Top comments

  1. caley's avatar

    caley

    It's surprisingly sad. 9 years 3 months ago
  2. BeasleyOnFilm's avatar

    BeasleyOnFilm

    Karloff injects a surprising amount of warmth into the monster actually. It only works if you see it as completely different to the book. 8 years 1 month ago
  3. Woliver's avatar

    Woliver

    Oh boy, so what if it's way too different from the original book plot? IT IS A MOVIE! Is not supposed to be a video-book!
    It's absurd to claim "but the book was better" both are different thing's, or was the comic book better than the operetta? Pfff! Stop being pretentious guys, you obviously don't read neither see enough movies.
    8 years ago
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  1. This movie ranks #17 in Leonard Maltin's 100 Must-See Films of the 20th Century
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  2. This movie ranks #18 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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  3. This movie ranks #26 in IMDb's Horror Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #32 in BFI's 100 Science Fiction Films
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  5. This movie ranks #38 in IMDb's 1930s Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #47 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  7. This movie ranks #56 in Butler's Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  8. This movie ranks #56 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills
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  9. This movie ranks #57 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  10. This movie ranks #59 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  11. This movie ranks #73 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  12. This movie ranks #93 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  13. This movie ranks #98 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  14. This movie ranks #297 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  15. This movie ranks #330 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  16. This movie ranks #357 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  17. This movie ranks #464 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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