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Frankenstein Unbound is an American feature film of the horror and science fiction genres. It was written and directed by low-budget monster mogul Roger Corman based on a novel by author Brian Aldiss. The screenplay was co-written by F.X. Feeney. The film was produced by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and released theatrically in the United States on November 2nd, 1990. The movie stars John Hurt as the time-traveling Doctor Joe Buchanan, Raul Julia as Doctor Victor Frankenstein, Bridget Fonda as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and Nick Brimble as Frankenstein's monstrous creation.

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  • Copyright holder: © 1990, Byron Films, Inc.
  • Frankenstein Unbound is based on a novel by the same name by author Brian Aldiss.
  • This is the first film directed by Roger Corman in over two decades.
  • Roger Corman was paid one million dollars to direct Frankenstein Unbound.
  • The movie was shot in parts of Bergamo, Milan and Bellagio, Italy. [1]
  • There are two deleted scenes from this film. One shows a woman's chest being ripped open, and another shows a man's heart being ripped out. In the Japanese laserdisc print of the film, these scenes have been restored.
  • This is the only known acting work for Matt Cassidy, who plays Boy #1.
  • Actor Ian Whittaker is uncredited for his participation in this film.

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  • Actor Michael Hutchence, who plays Percy Bysshe Shelley in this film, is best known as the former lead singer of the pop band INXS. Hutchence committed suicide by hanging himself in his hotel room on November 22nd, 1997. He was thirty-seven years old.

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