Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The creature is tormented by a trapped soul in an alien shell and, after a visit to his wife who violently rejects his monstrous form, the creature wrecks his revenge on the perpetrator of his misery: Baron Frankenstein.

  1. Bert Batt

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Mary Shelley


  3. Terence Fisher


  4. Anthony Nelson Keys


Top Billed Cast

  1. Peter Cushing

    Peter Cushing

    Baron Victor Frankenstein

  2. Veronica Carlson

    Veronica Carlson

    Anna Spengler

  3. Freddie Jones

    Freddie Jones

    Prof. Richter

  4. Simon Ward

    Simon Ward

    Dr. Holst

  5. Thorley Walters

    Thorley Walters

    Insp. Fritsch

Full Cast & Crew

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 11, 1970


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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