The 25 Most Memorable Moments in Horror Movies

Oct 24, 2012 Comments
2. Frankenstein (1931): Frankenstein creates a life.

From Frankenweenie to Weird Science, the creation of Frankenstein’s Monster is the most oft-imitated scene in all of horror. You can’t have lab equipment without crackling electric doodads everywhere, and you just can’t bring something to life without yelling, “It’s alive! IT’S ALIVE!” like Colin Clive did as Victor Frankenstein.

The twitch of the monster’s hand sent audiences into shock, but not as much as Frankenstein’s line, “Now I know what it feels like to be God!” which was deemed blasphemous and cut from releases until 1999.

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