Can you spot which Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff?

The iconic monster has been played by dozens of actors over the years.

Image: The Everett Collection

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It's hard to find an actor more closely tied to classic horror than Boris Karloff. Just the sound of his voice is enough to send a shiver up the spine. Ironically, his most iconic role, Frankenstein’s Monster, is mostly silent. When Karloff donned the famous makeup in 1931, he cemented his place in horror history.

You can see Karloff in the 1931 classic Frankenstein as part of our October FrankenFest this Saturday, October 9, at 8P | 7C on Svengoolie!

Even if they’ve never watched the original Frankenstein, most horror fans have certainly seen Boris Karloff's likeness as the monster. Or so it might seem. Many lookalike monsters popped up in the numerous sequels. Some were still played by Karloff, some weren’t.

Here are nine different iterations of Frankenstein's Monster from classic horror films. Can you find the one played by Boris Karloff?

All images courtesy of the Everett Collection.

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  1. Which one of these monsters is Boris Karloff?

Can you spot which Frankenstein monster was played by Boris Karloff?

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LoveMETV22 11 days ago
I thought I saw MPH on earlier.
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MrsPhilHarris texasluva 10 days ago
I like this movie. Forgot all about it. Thanks Texasluva!
texasluva MrsPhilHarris 16 hours ago
It is here today for your watching during the Halloween week. The question is can you handle it. If it is too daunting, disturbing, spine-chilling and grisly I understand. Maybe you are looking for something more calming, comforting and soothing. It does have a story in-between mayhem and murder. So chin up and let's get started. I give you----

Scream (1996) 1 hr 51 min-Horror-Mystery+Fun
Director: Wes Craven
Actors:
Neve Campbell
Courteney Cox
David Arquette
Drew Barrymore
Kevin Patrick Walls
Henry Winkler

https://archive.org/details/fQnkhuq7yGFN

MrsPhilHarris texasluva 15 hours ago
They all look so young! 😃
texasluva MrsPhilHarris 14 hours ago
25 year's ago does one wonders 😉
texasluva 11 days ago
LoveMetv22 didn't draw a blank on this quiz. Now we all get to watch Point Blank thanks to LoveMetv22
Point Blank (1967) 1 hr 32 min-Crime-Drama-Thriller
Director: John Boorman
Actor:
Lee Marvin
Angie Dickinson
Keenan Wynn
Carroll O'Connor
https://archive.org/details/vondenomaher_gmail_Ppp
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texasluva Pacificsun 10 days ago

Weekend movie-

House By The River (1950) |Fritz Lang| Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt - Film Noir Full Movie. 1 hr 25 min- Crime-Drama-Film-Noir.

https://archive.org/details/housebytheriver1950_202002
texasluva Pacificsun 3 days ago
Your Second Weekend movie. The "crème de la crème" of not only horror flicks but ALL movies. Norman is waiting for you to check into his Bates Motel. Good luck-

Psycho (1960) 1hr 48 min-Horror-Mystery-Thriller
Director- Alfred Hitchcock
Cast--Anthony Perkins-Janet Leigh-Vera Miles-John Gavin-Martin Balsam.
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https://archive.org/details/jackoff_hardwarexpress_2190_201810
Pacificsun texasluva 1 day ago
You know, I think I'd be more scared by this movie today, than originally. Because now so much has been built up around this movie, I think there'd be more to anticipate! Good choice this week, thanks!!
texasluva Pacificsun 16 hours ago
It is here today for your watching during the Halloween week. The question is can you handle it. If it is too daunting, disturbing, spine-chilling and grisly I understand. Maybe you are looking for something more calming, comforting and soothing. It does have a story in-between mayhem and murder. So chin up and let's get started. I give you----

Scream (1996) 1 hr 51 min-Horror-Mystery+Fun
Director: Wes Craven
Actors:
Neve Campbell
Courteney Cox
David Arquette
Drew Barrymore
Kevin Patrick Walls
Henry Winkler

https://archive.org/details/fQnkhuq7yGFN

LoveMETV22 11 days ago
Point Blank?
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texasluva LoveMETV22 16 hours ago
It is here today for your watching during the Halloween week. The question is can you handle it. If it is too daunting, disturbing, spine-chilling and grisly I understand. Maybe you are looking for something more calming, comforting and soothing. It does have a story in-between mayhem and murder. So chin up and let's get started. I give you----

Scream (1996) 1 hr 51 min-Horror-Mystery+Fun
Director: Wes Craven
Actors:
Neve Campbell
Courteney Cox
David Arquette
Drew Barrymore
Kevin Patrick Walls
Henry Winkler

https://archive.org/details/fQnkhuq7yGFN

It is here today for your watching during the Halloween week. The question is can you handle it. If it is too daunting, disturbing, spine-chilling and grisly I understand. Maybe you are looking for something more calming, comforting and soothing. It does have a story in-between mayhem and murder. So chin up and let's get started. I give you----

Scream (1996) 1 hr 51 min-Horror-Mystery+Fun
Director: Wes Craven
Actors:
Neve Campbell
Courteney Cox
David Arquette
Drew Barrymore
Kevin Patrick Walls
Henry Winkler

https://archive.org/details/fQnkhuq7yGFN

Thank you for the invite, Tex...but Maggie said it was too scary for us 👻💀😂
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texasluva 11 days ago
Friday night movie quiz-10/15/2021

They double crossed him and stole his money, left for dead. Now he wants it back. Not a dollar more or dollar less. Single-mindedly tries to retrieve the money that was stolen from him. .He will have to go to extremes to get it. At least 4 famous actors you all know. One being a woman (of course). You know her well. Leading actor usually plays a tough hard core type in most of his movies. Another actor male has played in movies but more well known in a long running TV Show (comedy). Woman actor has played in many movies along with some TV series. Genre is Crime, Drama, Thriller.


Entertainment-
Men Without Hats / Safety Dance.
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This woman gives you some sound advice. STAY OUTTA THE SHARK'S HOUSE!!!
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance "Steak" Scene.
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BAY CITY ROLLERS - Saturday Night.

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The Battle with A Retired Gladiator | Gladiator | Screen Bites.
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Paul Revere and The Raiders - Kicks.



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Beetlejuice - Jump In The Line (Shake Senora)



Bonus Movie #1
The time is now to watch this movie if you haven't already. Will it entertain you, yes. Will it surprise you, yes. Will it agonize you, yes. Will it scare you, for sure. When it starts you will think "Oh look at the savages". They are not the savages. They will come later and then you will "gulp". You will say "how come". Because they can and this is the way humans lived in this area, long, long ago. There will be blood. There will be sacrifices and an absolute awesome finish to it, one way or another. The not so bad savages you will be rooting for. The really bad savages you will learn to fear, loath and hate. Now aren't you glad you're not from those times, whew! I'd say so. Those who watch let me know the outcome of your feelings towards watching it. Oh the movie is below.
Apocalypto (2006) 2 hr 18 min-Action-Adventure-Drama
Director: Mel Gibson
This is the only copy I could locate that is not in Spanish, Spanish Captions or no captions. It was intended with English captions. Quality a little less then normal.
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
https://archive.org/details/popcornarchive-apocalypto-2006-w-55av_202106

2nd bonus movie-

House On Haunted Hill (1959) 1 hr 15 min- Crime-Horror-Mystery
Director: William Castle
Actor:
Vincent Price
Carol Ohmart
Richard Long
Alan Marshal

A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife.
https://archive.org/details/house.on.-haunted.-hill.-1959.1080p.-blu-ray.-x-264-amiable

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texasluva LoveMETV22 4 days ago
!!Wanted!! but preferred Alive
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!!Wanted!! but preferred Alive
Those that wish to participate in the Weekly Movie Quiz.
Reward:
Conversation as to what this movie might be
Winners name in MeTV Lights
Just plain ole fun
Let's Do it at: Is this a James Bond movie or a Twilight Zone episode?
Friday @ 10:00 P.M CT
The Show Must Go On-Another knock down quizorama and entertainment.
Right below the quiz is your Early access I sent a message yesterday about.
Pacificsun 11 days ago
6:40pm PDT - I am here, and am not going to sit on the sofa tonight!
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Mags ain't sayin' nothin rite now...😴😴😴
texasluva Pacificsun 7 days ago
Friday Night preview and Weekend Coming Attractions.

Friday Night Quiz Preview
It's Alive! - Frankenstein.
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Bonus Movie #1 The Tingler (1959).
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Coming Attractions this weekend-

River of no Return (1954).

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The Big one is here this weekend. Yes! Psycho! 1960!
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texasluva Pacificsun 4 days ago
!!Wanted!! but preferred Alive
Those that wish to participate in the Weekly Movie Quiz.
Reward:
Conversation as to what this movie might be
Winners name in MeTV Lights
Just plain ole fun
Let's Do it at: Is this a James Bond movie or a Twilight Zone episode?
Friday @ 10:00 P.M CT
The Show Must Go On-Another knock down quizorama and entertainment.
Right below the quiz is your Early access I sent a message yesterday about.
JHP 12 days ago
1st try - just watched on of my fav horror flicks!

thank you Sven!!!
Mac2Nite 15 days ago
Too easy... must be showing my age 😉
MikefromJersey 15 days ago
Got it on the second try. Glen Strange was brilliant as the monster in Abbott & Costello Meet
Frankenstein. An outstanding movie, a unique combo of comedy and horror that has never
been duplicated. In one scene where Costello stepped off his mark in front of a closed door,
Strange punched thru it from the other side and walloped Lou, who finished the scene.
It was left in the film and it's obvious when you know to look for it.
Everything fell into place to make this a classic, including by chance using the future horror icon
Vincent Price as the Invisible Man. This flick stacks up with any Marx Brothers film, but because
Bud and Lou were "low comics" high brow critics are loath to give it it's due.
I got news for them, the Marx Brothers played the same joints and Vaudeville theaters that
Abbott and Costello appeared in.
vinman63 16 days ago
In the Monster Mash Bobby Pickett does a good Boris Karloff imitation.
retro6 16 days ago
Easy peasy. My favorite Frankenstein out side of Fred Gwynne’s Herman.
Gossemer 16 days ago
Yeah got it in 1, love Boris. He rocks.
Jeffrey 16 days ago
"You picked Boris Karloff! Correct! --------Yeah, after 6 tries. I picked him (Boris Karloff) on the 6th try.
kidhickey 16 days ago
I Picked the Right Frankie Monster for Boris Karloff , what helped me , was thinking about where he played the Mummy , and sort of compared those images between the images of those 2 movies that he stared in, Boris i think was the best Monster of Frankenstein , he played it very well .
" was thinking about where he played the Mummy"
Hi Kid,
I didn't know he played Will Robinson.
audie65 16 days ago
I got it. Used to have 8mm castle film of 1931 original. Used to watch it with my brother on my dad's film projector in the early 1970's!!
idkwut2use 16 days ago
Got 'im! :D
Terrific--although my favorite Frankenstein film is probably the Branagh/de Niro one because it's so hyper-faithful to the book.
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