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Old 08-20-08, 02:50 PM
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Worst Movie Monster Ever Is.....

My vote would have to be for Robert DeNiro in Frankenstein but what's yours?
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GINO.

Sure, it looked cool... but you can't call that thing Godzilla and not expect to piss a few (million) fans off.
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And I can't wait to see the movie itself .

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I thought that De nero's "Frankenstein's monster" looked great.
It was a hell of a lot better than the same character in Van Helsing.
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I never saw it, but the monster Rawhead Rex looked stupid as sin

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Torgo. "Big knees, go with it!"
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Originally Posted by ECHO.7 View Post
My vote would have to be for Robert DeNiro in Frankenstein but what's yours?
DeNiro's "Frankenstein's Monster" is closer to what Shelley's book describes.

In my opinion, the classic "Frankenstein's Monster" as seen in the classic 30's film is the actual "worst" of the two. The sad thing is the 1930's "mentally challenged" creature with its neck bolts, square head, and heavy boots is forever set in pop culture stone, and it will always be what people think of when they hear "Frankenstein".

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The Gingerdead Man. Gary Busey plays a psycho who kills most of a family and is then sentenced to death in the electric chair. His witch mother has him cremated, puts a spell on the ashes and then sends them to a girl who survived the massacre and also happens to own a bakery. Of course, she uses his ashes to bake a cookie and the Gingerdead Man is born. I've rented a lot of low budget horror movies for kicks and this was truly the bottom of the barrel. Half the plot was explained on the back of the box instead of within the movie.
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Torgo. "Big knees, go with it!"
Well, I think that uh... sure, yeah. It seems to me that... yeah. Exaggerated physical attribute, in this case, the knees, used to induce terror. Yeah, I guess Torgo's a monster.
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Originally Posted by maxfisher View Post
The Gingerdead Man. Gary Busey plays a psycho who kills most of a family and is then sentenced to death in the electric chair. His witch mother has him cremated, puts a spell on the ashes and then sends them to a girl who survived the massacre and also happens to own a bakery. Of course, she uses his ashes to bake a cookie and the Gingerdead Man is born. I've rented a lot of low budget horror movies for kicks and this was truly the bottom of the barrel. Half the plot was explained on the back of the box instead of within the movie.


Why would the girl decide to use human ashes in a cookie?
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Agree with Steve Phillips - The Creeping Terror


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I never saw it, but the monster Rawhead Rex looked stupid as sin



Yup that would be mine. DO NOT waste your time with it...
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
DeNiro's "Frankenstein's Monster" is closer to what Shelley's book describes.

In my opinion, the classic "Frankenstein's Monster" as seen in the classic 30's film is the actual "worst" of the two. The sad thing is the 1930's "mentally challenged" creature with its neck bolts, square head, and heavy boots is forever set in pop culture stone, and it will always be what people think of when they hear "Frankenstein".
I agree that DeNiro's monster is closer, in looks and actions, to Shelley's literary monster. But I would argue that De Niro is pretty awful in the movie (who knew that a reanimated corpse in 18th Century Europe would speak with a New Yahwk accent?) and that Karloff's performance is far better. Whale's movie is also significantly better than Branagh's version, and it deserves to be remembered as a classic in its own right. It's almost an entirely separate creation from the original novel, but there's nothing necessarily wrong with that, so I wouldn't describe it as "sad."

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Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
DeNiro's "Frankenstein's Monster" is closer to what Shelley's book describes.
I like the monster as he is described in the book, but the book is terribly boring.

I want to travel back in time just to slap Shelley for her overuse of the words "sublime" and "melancholy".
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Why would the girl decide to use human ashes in a cookie?
Been awhile since I've seen it (and desperately tried to forget it), but I believe she thinks its flour or something.

So bad it's... well, bad. I'm convinced they just put a camera on Gary Busey, unbeknownst to him, and half the dialouge comes from that.

He is crazy.

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I agree that DeNiro's monster is closer, in looks and actions, to Shelley's literary monster. But I would argue that De Niro is pretty awful in the movie (who knew that a reanimated corpse in 18th Century Europe would speak with a New Yahwk accent?) and that Karloff's performance is far better. Whale's movie is also significantly better than Branagh's version, and it deserves to be remembered as a classic in its own right. It's almost an entirely separate creation from the original novel, but there's nothing necessarily wrong with that, so I wouldn't describe it as "sad."

Originally Posted by UAIOE View Post
I like the monster as he is described in the book, but the book is terribly boring.

I want to travel back in time just to slap Shelley for her overuse of the words "sublime" and "melancholy".
We will agree to disagree.

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