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Victor Frankenstein

A good idea goes bad.

Overall B-

What begins as an experiment to help mankind become immortal turns into something more frightful for Igor Strausman (Daniel Radcliffe), the assistant to an increasingly obsessive scientist named Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy).

Release date November 25, 2015

Violence C-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B-
Substance Use C

Why is Victor Frankenstein rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Victor Frankenstein PG-13 for macabre images, violence and a sequence of destruction.

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Why is Victor Frankenstein rated PG-13? Victor Frankenstein is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for macabre images, violence and a sequence of destruction.

Violence: Frequent violence is depicted throughout, with some grotesque and disturbing images. These portrays include falling from heights, stabbing, impaling, electrocution, fistfights, gunshots, drowning, beating and crushing. Characters are injured or killed after. The members of a circus mistreat a disfigured worker – he is bullied, teased, physically abused and imprisoned. Medical procedures are depicted—blood, puss and pain are shown. Mention is made of stolen animal body parts. Dismembered human/animal limbs and organs (which are graphically shown) are used for scientific experiments. Corpses are depicted – some are rotting, others decaying. Ghoulish looking monsters are made by patched together with diverse body parts. Lives are in danger from police, escaped creatures and unscrupulous characters. Euthanasia is used. A parent hits and berates a child.

Sexual Content: Female characters wear revealing costumes and are seen in underwear. A character indelicately discusses human fertility in a social setting. Homosexual attraction and women working in a cabaret setting are mentioned. A couple kisses and embraces. Sexual relations are implied. Anatomical drawings and models show details of the human body.

Language: The script includes infrequent scatological slang, mild profanities and terms of deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A morphine addiction and death from an overdose are discussed. Alcohol is consumed in private and social settings, and some characters become intoxicated.

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Victor Frankenstein
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba 14A Violence, Frightening Scenes, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 14A Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
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Cast and Crew

Victor Frankenstein is directed by Paul McGuigan and stars Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott.

This movie is based on the classic novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

From the Studio:
James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in a dynamic and thrilling twist on a legendary tale. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor's experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences. Only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness and save him from his monstrous creation.
- Written by 20th Century Fox

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Victor Frankenstein movie is March 8, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Victor Frankenstein
Release Date: 8 March 2016
Victor Frankenstein releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- The Making of Victor Frankenstein
- Galleries – Production Design, Production Photography and Behind-The-Scenes
- Theatrical Trailer
Exclusive HD Content
-Deleted Scenes

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The title character of this movie has been the inspiration behind the films I, Frankenstein and Frankenweenie.

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