Victor Frankenstein is a young boy with an interest in science and home movies. The star of his home movies is his beloved bull terrier, Sparky. Victor and Sparky are very close, so the young boy is devastated to learn of the death of his dog.
One stormy night, his mother tries to comfort Victor. She acknowledges the relationship between him and Sparky and says, 'If we could bring him back, we would.' This triggers an idea in Victor, so throughout the next few nights, he sets his plan in motion. It involves a trip to the cemetery and the setup of some complicated science equipment. Using the body of Sparky, he arranges the elaborate machinery to the roof of his house on another stormy night.
At first, it seems like the plan has failed and Victor is upset, until Sparky's tail begins wagging. he has managed to resurrect his dog! Life returns to normal but now, Victor has to hide Sparky in the attic, to avoid his parents finding out.
Then Sparky decides to escape and starts causing havoc around town. He terrorises Victor's neighbours, leaving Victor to try and deal with the unexpected consequences.
Frankenweenie is based on Tim Burton's 1984 short film of the same name.
With the voices of: Charlie Tahan, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder, Atticus Shaffer, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Conchata Ferrell, Tom Kenny & Robert Capron
Director: Tim Burton
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