The Bride (1985)

Director
Franc Roddam

Main cast
Sting; Jennifer Beals; Anthony Higgins; Clancy Brown; David Rappaport

Genres
Drama, Horror, Romance

Description
Sting is Doctor Frankenstein in this remake of the old classic film Bride of Frankenstein. After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".


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