Frankenweenie 2012 Tim Burton Disney Stop Motion-Animation Film

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What's your review of Tim Burton's 2012 Frankenweenie 3D stop motion animation Disney film and Sparky? [OPEN FOR LINKS AND FACTS!] #TimBurton #Sparky #Frankenweenie I love Tim Burton. I love Frankenweenie. I love claymation stopmotion.That's about it! Did you see the trailer and then rush out to see the full movie? I’d love to know your own reviews whether you saw it in the cinema, streamed it online, or bought the DVD or blu ray! You can scroll down for more information, or check out the Rotten Tomatoes rating, IMDb page, or Wikipedia article!


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Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Frankenweenie 3D, Франкенвiнi, 科學怪犬, Chó Ma Frankenweenie, Frankenvini, 프랑켄위니

Directed by Tim Burton

Produced by Tim Burton, Allison Abbate

Screenplay by John August

Story by Tim Burton

Based on Frankenweenie by Tim Burton, Lenny Ripps

Starring Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Winona Ryder, Frank Welker

Music by Danny Elfman

Cinematography Peter Sorg

Edited by Chris Lebenzon, Mark Solomon

Production company: Walt Disney Pictures, Tim Burton Productions

Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Release date: September 20, 2012 (Fantastic Fest), October 5, 2012 (United States)

Running time: 87 minutes

Budget $39 million

Box office $81.5 million

Frankenweenie Plot from IMDb: "When a boy's beloved dog passes away suddenly, he attempts to bring the animal back to life through a powerful science experiment."

List of Frankenweenie Characters and Cast:

Catherine O'Hara Mrs. Frankenstein / Weird Girl / Gym Teacher

Martin Short Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Burgemeister / Nassor

Martin Landau Mr. Rzykruski

Charlie Tahan Victor Frankenstein

Atticus Shaffer Edgar 'E' Gore

Winona Ryder Elsa Van Helsing

Robert Capron Bob

James Hiroyuki Liao Toshiaki

Conchata Ferrell Bob's Mom

Tom Kenny New Holland Towns Folk

Dee Bradley Baker Persephone van Helsing / Shelly / Were-Rat / Colossus / Mr. Whiskers / Driver

Jeff Bennett Giant Sea Monkeys

Jon Donahue Additional Voices

Christopher Lee Movie Dracula (archive footage)

Melissa Stribling Movie Mina (archive footage)

Frank Welker Sparky Frankenstein

Produced by Allison Abbate, Tim Burton, Derek Frey, Don Hahn, Connie Nartonis Thompson, Simon Quinn

Music by Danny Elfman

Cinematography by Peter Sorg (director of photography)

Film Editing by Chris Lebenzon, Mark Solomon

Casting By Ronna Kress

Production Design by Rick Heinrichs

Art Direction by Tim Browning, Alexandra Walker

Frankenweenie Motion Picture Soundtrack Songs:

Main Titles

Mr. Burgermeister/Noses Meet

Game of Death

The Funeral



Sparky's Day Out

Dad's Talk

The Bride/Edgar Knows

Invisible Fish/Search for Sparky

A Premonition

The Speech

Mom's Discovery/Farewell

Getting Ready

Making Monsters

Pool Monsters Attack

Mad Monster Party

Final Confrontation

Happy Ending

Alternate Main Titles

Over the Fence

Frankenweenie Unleashed Track Listing:

Strange Love Karen O (from Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

Electric Heart (Stay Forever) Neon Trees

Polartropic (You Don't Understand Me) Mark Foster (from Foster the People)

Almost There Passion Pit

Pet Sematary Plain White T's

With My Hands Kimbra

Everybody's Got a Secret Awolnation

Immortal Kerli

My Mechanical Friend Grace Potter, The Flaming Lips

Lost Cause Imagine Dragons

Underground Grouplove

Building a Monster Skylar Grey

Witchcraft Robert Smith (from The Cure)

Praise Be New Holland Winona Ryder

Frankenweenie Awards and Nominations

85th Academy Awards

American Cinema Editors

Annie Awards


Boston Society of Film Critics

Critics Choice Awards

Chicago Film Critics Association

Cinema Audio Society

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association

Florida Film Critics Circle

Golden Globe Awards

Houston Film Critics Society

Kansas City Film Critics Circle

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Nevada Film Critics Society

New York Film Critics Circle

Online Film Critics Society

Phoenix Film Critics Society

Producers Guild of America

San Diego Film Critics Society

Satellite Awards

Saturn Awards

Southeastern Film Critics Association

St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association

Toronto Film Critics Association

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association


For reference, below is a list of frequently asked questions and discussion topics! I'll answer some where possible!

Are all the Tim Burton movies connected?

Are The Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie related?

Not officially, but there are plenty of fan theories that link Frankenweenie with the Nightmae Before Christmas and Corpse Bride.

Did Tim Burton make Frankenweenie?


Does Sparky stay alive in Frankenweenie?

How is Frankenweenie similar to Frankenstein?

Both were brought back to life by Victor!

How old do you have to be to watch Frankenweenie?

Frankenweenie is rated PG.

How old is Victor from Frankenweenie?

Victor is 11.

How old should you be to watch Frankenweenie?

Frankenweenie is a PG.

How scary is Frankenweenie?

It's more emotional!

Is Frankenweenie a CGI?

Is Frankenweenie a claymation?

Frankenweenie is a stop-motion claymation film.

Is Frankenweenie a good movie?


Is Frankenweenie a sad movie?


Is Frankenweenie based on a true story?

Is Frankenweenie based on Pet Cemetery?

Is Frankenweenie clay or animation?

Frankenweenie is claymation animation.

Is Frankenweenie made by Tim Burton?


Is Frankenweenie OK for 3 year old?

Frankenweenie is rated PG. It is very emotional.

Is Victor from Frankenweenie the same as Corpse Bride?

Not officially!

Is Zero the dog from Frankenweenie?

Zero is not the same dog as Sparky, but fan theories suggest links betweek Franekweenie and the Nightmare Before Christmas.

Was Sparky a real dog?

Sparky was a real dog in the live-action version of Frankenweenie.

What breed of dog is Frankenweenie?

What dog breed is Sparky from Frankenweenie?

Sparky is a bull terrier.

What happened to Sparky in Frankenweenie?

What happens to Mr. Whiskers Frankenweenie?

What happens to Sparky at the end of Frankenweenie?

What happens to the dog at the end of Frankenweenie?


What is the little town called in Frankenweenie?

Frankenweenie is set in New Holland.

What is the main conflict of Frankenweenie?

What is the theme in Frankenweenie?

What kind of dog was Sparky?

Sparky was a bull terrier.

What movie are the parents watching in Frankenweenie?

Victor's parents are watching Horror of Dracula (1958).

What year is Frankenweenie set in?

Where was the original Frankenweenie filmed?

800 block of Stratford St., South Pasadena, California, USA (according to IMDb)

Who did the stop-motion for Frankenweenie?

Who is the villain in Frankenweenie?

Why is Frankenweenie black and white?

Why is Frankenweenie called that?

Will there be a Frankenweenie 2?

I wish!