A modern re-telling of the Mary Shelley classic. In present-day Los Angeles eccentric scientist spouses Doctor Viktor (Danny Huston) and Marie Frankenstein (Carrie-Anne Moss) finally succeed in creating a perfect human replica, Adam (Xavier Samuel). Their intention is to use the creature to further developments within the field of medicine. However, complications occur and Adam becomes a disfigured monster. Before he can be stopped, the creature escapes and chaos descends upon Los Angeles. Told from the viewpoint of the monster, the story raises questions surrounding discrimination, class structure and the possibility for destruction and evil inherent within us all.