Trivia: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
- All-Star Cast: Branagh plays the good doctor. Tom Hulce is his best friend. Then-girlfriend Helena Bonham-Carter is his adoptive sister/fiancee (yes, you read that right). Ian Holm is his father. Aidan Quinn is the ship's captain. John Cleese is his mentor. And most shocking of all, Robert De Niro is The Creature.
- Creator Killer: Until Thor this was the first and only Hollywood blockbuster that Branagh directed, due to how big a flop it was.
- Playing Against Type:
- What Could Have Been: Francis Ford Coppola originally intended to direct this film as a Spiritual Successor to Bram Stoker's Dracula. When Branagh was given the director's chair instead, Coppola publicly bashed the film.