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Summary Hollywood history comes to life in this tale of the last days of Frankenstein director James Whale (McKellen). Long forgotten by the studios, Whale has retired to pursue painting and a life of leisure. Gods and Monsters explores his final fascination with a handsome gardener, Clayton Boone (Fraser). (Lions Gate Films)

Gods and Monsters
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
74
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 33 User Ratings
7.5
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Summary Hollywood history comes to life in this tale of the last days of Frankenstein director James Whale (McKellen). Long forgotten by the studios, Whale has retired to pursue painting and a life of leisure. Gods and Monsters explores his final fascination with a handsome gardener, Clayton Boone (Fraser). (Lions Gate Films)

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
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3% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
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88% Positive
28 Reviews
9% Mixed
3 Reviews
3% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 33 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 33 User Ratings
7.5
73% Positive
24 Ratings
27% Mixed
9 Ratings
0% Negative
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Production Company Lions Gate Films, Showtime Networks, Flashpoint (I), BBC Film, Regent Entertainment, Spike Productions
Release Date Nov 4, 1998
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating R
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations