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447 Ratings

Gods and Monsters

Directed by Bill Condon
United States, 1998
Drama, Biography


Surprising biopic in which Ian McKellen plays the role of his life as James Whale, the legendary director of horror classics who was found dead in 1957 ‘in mysterious circumstances’.

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Gods and Monsters Directed by Bill Condon

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1999 | Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

1999 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 | 3 wins including: Best Feature

1999 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

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