House of Frankenstein (miniseries)

House of Frankenstein
Directed by Peter Werner
Produced by Michael R. Joyce
Written by J.B. White
Starring Adrian Pasdar
Greg Wise
Teri Polo
CCH Pounder
Music by Don Davis
Cinematography Neil Roach
Edited by Tod Feuerman
Scot J. Kelly
Universal Television Entertainment
Distributed by NBC
Studios USA Television
Release dates
November 2, 1997 - November 3, 1997
Running time
168 minutes
Country U.S.
Language English

House of Frankenstein (aka House of Frankenstein 1997) is a 1997 television miniseries that revived Universal's threesome, the vampire, Frankenstein's monster and the werewolf. It starred Adrian Pasdar, Greg Wise and Teri Polo. It first aired on NBC in two parts on November 2 and November 3, 1997.


Vernon Coyle (Pasdar), a detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, is trying to solve a series of bizarre murders. His girlfriend, Grace (Polo), turns into a werewolf and is kidnapped by Crispian Grimes (Wise), a vampire and owner of the nightclub, House of Frankenstein. Meanwhile, a man, claiming to be Frankenstein's monster, comes to Los Angeles to find the vampire that killed his creator 200 years ago.

He had lived in the Arctic Circle for centuries and had been thawed out recently. A medical examiner comes in and is shocked that he has no heartbeat and that his blood consists of several different people. The creature escapes and confronts Dracula in an alley, but gets arrested. Coyle realizes that the creature is really a creation of Frankenstein, and helps him track down Dracula and put a stop to his reign of terror. Grace turns into a werewolf and goes on a rampage, where she gets captured by Dracula and will be a part of his exhibit forever.

Coyle and the creature destroy Dracula's army of the undead, but he escapes. The creature also escapes, having finally avenged his creators death. He sneaks aboard a research vessel on its way to Antarctica. Grace revives after a successful blood transfusion makes her human again. Coyle and Grace later visit his partners grave as he was the fist victim of Dracula, who is watching them from afar.


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