Top 6 Frankenstein Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Frankenstein facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Frankenstein film message.

Frankenstein (1931) was adapted in part to reflect societal horrors. The peasants, resembling a lynch mob, burn the windmill with the monster inside. The scene's parting shot has the mill blades slow to take the infamous form of a burning cross.
Frankenstein (1931) was adapted in part to reflect societal horrors. The peasants, resembling a lynch mob, burn the windmill with the monster inside. The scene's parting shot has the mill blades slow to take the infamous form of a burning cross.
In William Hurt's two-part Frankenstein miniseries, a brief showing of Captain Walton's ship is on-screen. The name of the ship is "Prometheus", which is a subtle nod to the original name of the novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus".
In William Hurt's two-part Frankenstein miniseries, a brief showing of Captain Walton's ship is on-screen. The name of the ship is "Prometheus", which is a subtle nod to the original name of the novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus".

Frankenstein Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. - According to behind the scenes commentary, Igor's moving hump was improvised secretly by Marty Feldman. After the director noticed, it was written into the script(sorry for pout video quality).

Frankenstein Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - During the charades sequence, Dr. Frankenstein briefly turns to the Monster strangling him and throws up his arms in an exasperated "What the hell?/I give up!" gesture in response to Igor's charade answer "GIVE HIM A SED-A-GIVE!"
    During the charades sequence, Dr. Frankenstein briefly turns to the Monster strangling him and throws up his arms in an exasperated "What the hell?/I give up!" gesture in response to Igor's charade answer "GIVE HIM A SED-A-GIVE!"

Frankenstein Hidden Details

The Inspector Never Threw the Darts, he Made the Noise with His Body!

Frankenstein poster
Frankenstein poster

Frankenstein Plot

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Frankenstein. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director James Whale
Stars Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, John Boles, Boris Karloff
IMDB score 7.8