​The Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe is a shared universe based on the Universal Monsters film franchise, comprising films where a few characters cross paths one another.

It is considered the first shared fictional universe in history.



Film U.S. release date Director(s) Screenwriter(s) Producer(s)
Dracula February 12, 1931 Tod Browning Garrett Fort Tod Browning
Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Frankenstein November 21, 1931 James Whale Garrett Fort
Francis Edward Faragoh
Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Bride of Frankenstein April 22, 1935 William J. Hurlbut Carl Laemmle, Jr.
James Whale
Dracula's Daughter May 11, 1936 Lambert Hillyer Garrett Fort E.M. Asher
Son of Frankenstein January 13, 1939 Rowland V. Lee Willis Cooper Rowland V. Lee
The Wolf Man December 12, 1941 George Waggner Curt Siodmak George Waggner
The Ghost of Frankenstein March 13, 1942 Erle C. Kenton W. Scott Darling
Eric Taylor
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man March 5, 1943 Roy William Neill Curt Siodmak
Son of Dracula November 5, 1943 Robert Siodmak Eric Taylor
Curt Siodmak
Ford Beebe
House of Frankenstein December 1, 1944 Erle C. Kenton Edward T. Lowe Jr. Paul Malvern
House of Dracula December 7, 1945
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein June 15, 1948 Charles T. Barton Robert Lees
Frederic I. Rinaldo
John Grant
Robert Arthur


Film Release date Director Screenwriter(s) Producer(s) Status
Dracula Untold October 10, 2014 Gary Shore Matt Sazama
Burk Sharpless
Michael De Luca Released
The Mummy June 9, 2017 Alex Kurtzman Jon Spaihts Sean Daniel
Alex Kurtzman
Chris Morgan
The Wolf Man April 13, 2018 TBA Aaron Guzikowski Alex Kurtzman
Chris Morgan
In development
Van Helsing TBA Jon Spaihts
Eric Heisserer
Alex Kurtzman
Roberto Orci
Chris Morgan
Creature from the Black Lagoon Jeff Pinkner TBA
Bride of Frankenstein David Koepp
The Invisible Man Ed Solomon Alex Kurtzman
Chris Morgan
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