The classmates separately perform their experiments, which go awry and turn the dead animals into monsters: Mr. Whiskers holds a dead bat while it is electrocuted, resulting in him becoming a monstrous bat/cat hybrid; Edgar turns a dead rat he found in the garbage into a wererat; Nassor revives his mummified hamster, Colossus; Toshiaki's turtle, Shelley, is covered in Miracle Gro and turns into a kaiju-like monster; and Bob's Sea-Monkeys grow into amphibious humanoids. Budget $ 39.000.000 Opbrengst $ 81.491.068 Release 04.10.2012 Release NL 18.10.2012 He is recognized by Edgar, who blackmails Victor into teaching him how to raise the dead. [2] In North America, the film opened at number five in its first weekend, with $11,412,213, behind Taken 2, Hotel Transylvania, Pitch Perfect and Looper. The movie is rated PG in both U.S and U.K by MPAA and BBFC, respectively. "[36] Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, gives the film a score of 74 based on 38 reviews. Ben Frankenstein voiced by Martin Short and 2 others . Frankenweenie is a 2012 American 3D stop motion-animated supernatural horror comedy film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. After his beloved dog is run over and killed, a young boy succeeds in bringing him back to life, with a few minor adjustments. Frankenweenie is the film Tim Burton has been working toward for the last 25 years. "[65] Moira MacDonald of The Seattle Times gave the film three out of four stars, saying "Older kids, horror-movie buffs and Burton fans will likely enjoy this oddly gentle tale of a boy and his dog. … Mr. Rzykruski is blamed for the accident and fired. Despite their admiration of him, he communicates little with them due to his relationship with his dog. "[55] David Hiltbrand of The Philadelphia Inquirer gave the film two out of four stars, saying "Frankenweenie is the apotheosis of goth director Tim Burton's oeuvre: artistic yet sterile, incredibly meticulous and totally misbegotten. [67] In its second weekend, the film dropped to number seven grossing an additional $7,054,334. Around 200 separate puppets were used, with roughly 18 different versions of Victor. Cast Charlie Tahan Victor Frankenstein Winona Ryder Elsa Van Helsing Martin Landau Mr. Rzykruski Catherine O'Hara Mrs. Frankenstein, Gym Teacher, Weird Girl Atticus Shaffer Edgar "E" Gore Martin Short Edward Frankenstein, Mr. Burgemeister, Nassor, Mr. Frankenstein Robert Capron Bob Conchata Ferrell Bob's Mom James Liao Toshiaki Tom Kenny Frankenweenie is a 2012 American stop-motion-animated dark fantasy horror comedy film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The website's critical consensus reads, "Frankenweenie is an energetic stop-motion horror movie spoof with lovingly crafted visuals and a heartfelt, oddball story. The two machines SMASH. [40] Roger Ebert gave the film three out of four stars, while regarding the film as "not one of Burton's best, but it has zealous energy" and "the charm of a boy and his dog retains its appeal. In the film, a boy named Victor Frankenstein uses the power of electricity to resurrect his dead Bull Terrier, Sparky, but is then blackmailed by his peers into revealing how they can reanimate their own deceased pets and other creatures, resulting in mayhem. Sparky rescues Victor, only to be dragged back inside by Mr. Whiskers, who is fatally impaled by a flaming piece of wood during their confrontation before the windmill collapses on Sparky, killing him again. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, production manager: art department and puppet fabrication (as Melissa Rogers), first assistant director (as Kev Harwood), third assistant director: dailies (uncredited), researcher visual development: Los Angeles, art department supervisor: sets and models, visual development art director: Los Angeles, art department modeller (as William Sumpter), supervising dialogue editor (as Bjørn Ole Schroeder), sound mix technician (as Anthony Villaflor), original dialogue recording engineer (uncredited), puppet workshop junior (as Magdalena Bieszczak), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Jessica Cope), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders / puppet modeller, puppet design and development: Mackinnon and Saunders, puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Paulo Goldstein), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Jonny Grimshaw), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Bethany Jupe), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Michele Pouncy), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Sue Robson), puppet crew: Mackinnon and Saunders (as Nick Smalley-Ramsdale), stereo supervisor: Prime Focus World (as Ritesh 'Ricky' Aggrawal), compositor: Nvizible (as Taz Agiakatsikas), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Sheldon Braithwaite), head of production: Prime Focus World, London, stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as David Josè Augusto), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Ricardo Ferriera), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Gourav Gupta), stereo production: Prime Focus World (as Monika Hada), executive producer stereoscopic conversion, prime focus, stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Velichiko 'Vili' Ivanov), visual effects producer: Nvizible (as Gil James), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Gregory Kalaintzis), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Alex Kubinyi), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Sanket Kulkarni), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Lydia Lopez Arteaga), stereo production: Prime Focus World (as Kevin Malaikal), head of production: Prime Focus World, India, stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Atyeb Muneer Ahmed), lead effects technical director (as María Eugenia Ocantos), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Shraddha Patel), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Vishal Patel), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Varion Pereria), paint artist: Prime Focus World (as Menelaos Peristerides), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Tharanga Rajakaruna), stereo artist: Prime Focus World (as Naresh Rawat), stereo production: Prime Focus World (as Nicholas Thompson), stereoscopic conversion artist (uncredited), show technical director: stereo conversion (uncredited), digital paint artist: Prime Focus (uncredited), senior digital matte painter (uncredited), view-d artist: stereoscopic conversion (uncredited), visual effects executive producer: Nvizible (uncredited), visual effects production executive (uncredited), visual effects coordinator: Nvizible (uncredited), visual effects elements supervisor: stereoscopy, Prime Focus, India (uncredited), stereoscopic conversion: Prime Focus (uncredited), production supervisor (IMAX version) (uncredited), lead stereoscopic compositor: Prime Focus (uncredited), motion control assistant (as Thomas Piercy), junior camera assistant (as Thomas Wootton), junior assistant animator (as Pete Hardy), animation production scheduling coordinator, casting production assistant (uncredited), post-production coordinator / story coordinator, digital intermediate systems administrator (uncredited), editorial assistant: ViewD stereo conversion (uncredited), digital intermediate assistant (uncredited), digital intermediate accountant (uncredited), additional music and programming (as Thomas J. Lindgren), additional arrangements (as Helene Muddiman), co-music production supervisor (uncredited), executive assistant: Don Hahn, Los Angeles, project manager: Deluxe Digital Cinema (uncredited). Compared to other stop-motion animation sets, Frankenweenie's set is much larger. "[49] Alonso Duralde of The Wrap gave the film a positive review, saying "Fans of Tim Burton 1.0, rejoice: Frankenweenie hearkens back to the director's salad days and, in turn, to the old-school horror classics that inspired him in the first place. Frankenweenie is a 2012 American 3D stop motion-animated supernatural horror comedy film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. [20] The crew created three giant sound stages, including Victor's cluttered family attic, a cemetery exterior, and a high school interior. film melts, then the tail WHIPS AROUND, getting snared in. The science is murky at best, but the underlying themes are profound, and the story is equal parts funny and poignant. [38], Justin Chang of Variety reacted positively to the film, saying that it "evinces a level of discipline and artistic coherence missing from the director's recent live-action efforts". 0 Comments. The sound stages were then divided into 30 separate areas to deal with the handcrafted, frame-by-frame style of filmmaking. Frankenweenie is a 1984 short film directed by Tim Burton and co-written by Burton with Leonard Ripps. The voice cast includes four actors who worked with Burton on previous films: Winona Ryder (Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands); Martin Short (Mars Attacks! It is no secret that Tim Burton has a core group of individuals with whom he prefers to work. Persephone runs to Sparky and they kiss. Release Dates Company Credits Sparks Fly More from Frankenweenie. The townsfolk blame Sparky for Elsa's disappearance and chase him to the windmill, which Elsa's uncle accidentally ignites with his torch. ); Catherine O'Hara (Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas); and Martin Landau (Ed Wood and Sleepy Hollow), along with some new voice actors, such as Charlie Tahan and Atticus Shaffer. He doesn't really have many friends, but he really does … Mr. Rzykruski voiced by Martin Landau and 1 other . Having that personal connection to the film will again, completely bias me! On the other hand, the mechanics are small and delicate, and in some instances they had to have Swiss watchmakers create the tiny nuts and bolts. Victor's parents discover Sparky in the attic and are frightened, causing the dog to flee. Frankenweenie (2012) - Podczas zabawy pies Victora zostaje potrącony przez samochód i ginie. To reward him for his bravery and saving Victor, the townsfolk gather and revive Sparky with their car batteries. "[10], Elizabeth Weitzman of the New York Daily News gave the film four out of five stars, saying "Burton's extraordinary powers of imagination are in dazzling bloom, from the gorgeous stop-motion animation to the goofy, homemade horror movies the children direct. "[56] Stephanie Zacharek of NPR gave the film a negative review, saying "Burton half succeeds in making this revamped Frankenweenie its own distinctive creature, pieced together from the essential bits of the 29-minute original. The tongue-in-cheek film contains numerous references and parodies related to the book, past film versions of the book, other literary classics, and other films which Burton has directed. Young scientist Victor Frankenstein lives with his parents and his beloved Bull Terrier dog, Sparky, in the quiet town of New Holland. While Victor and his parents search for Sparky, the classmates invade the lab, discovering Victor's reanimation formula. [37] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on an A+ to F scale. As IGN notes, the main character Sparky had to be "'dog-size' compared to the other human characters, but also large enough to house all the elements of the mechanical skeleton secreted within his various foam and silicon-based incarnation". Frankenweenie Blu-ray Trailer 1 0:31. During the exhibition it was possible to see sets and characters that were used for the stop motion feature film. "[41] Chris Packham of The Village Voice gave the film a positive review, saying "Frankenweenie, scripted by John August, and based on a screenplay by Lenny Ripps from Burton's original story, is tight and brief, hitting all the marks you'd expect from an animated kid's film, and enlivened by Burton's visual style. Height, he advises Victor to use science wisely concerned with his parents search for Sparky together the! 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