Frankenweenie (1992)

In this black-and-white short, novice director Tim Burton tells the story of Frankenstein's monster in suburbia as a children's fable about tolerance. Loving parents Ben (Daniel Stern) and Susan Frankenstein (Shelley Duvall)… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 6, 1992
DVD Release Date: April 10, 1992
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Frankenweenie is obviously the work of a filmmaker still getting to grips with his craft, but is hugely enjoyable nontheless.

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Alex roy
Tim Burton's debut short film is a very entertaining and amusing picture that for thirty minutes, gives us a glimpse of what Tim Burton would be able to… More
Jennifer D
How can you not love the zombie dog?
Aj V
It says 92 on here, but this is from 84 actually. You can see by this short film how great a director Burton was already. If you're a fan of his, I… More
Curtis Lilly
Frankenstein with a dog. Nuff said.
Greg S
Young Victor decides to re-animate his dead dog, which then terrorizes his idyllic 50s neighborhood in this 30 minute B&W early short from Tim Burton.… More
Daniel Hetteix
This unknown and overlooked film is quite simply the most "Burtonesque" of Tim Burton's films, and paradoxially, the most charming.