Why so scary?: Fear of the undead
Although not nearly as scary now as it was to viewers after its original release in 1931, with its classic horror imagery and motifs, 'Frankenstein' is still capable of frightening audiences anew well into the 21st century.
Often cited as the original zombie movie, it is complete with deserted towers, damsels in distress and a big killing monster on the hunt for revenge.
The creature remains one of horror's most familiar figures as it exploits our primal fear of corpses and what might happen when technology finally catches up with our imaginations and we can reanimate the dead.
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