Film je epski prikaz sodobne vojne za oblast med demoni in gargojli, v kateri ima glavno vlogo legendarna stvaritev Victorja Frankensteina. Nasilna pošast Adam dvesto let pozneje še vedno tava po svetu in išče smisel svojega obstoja. Nepričakovano se znajde sredi boja s silami teme - padlimi angeli, ki želijo uničiti človeštvo. Med vratolomnimi spopadi Adam počasi spoznava, da prav v njem tiči ključ do uničenja ali preživetja človeštva.
Dr Victor Frankenstein dies frozen to death and the creature buries him at the cemetery of his family. However he is attacked by demons but he kills one of them and Gargoyles save him and take him to a Cathedral where the Gargoyles Order gathers. The Queen of the Gargoyles Leonore keeps Dr. Frankenstein's journal together with the treasures of the Order and gives the name of Adam to the creature. Then she explains to Adam that there is an ancient war between the Gargoyles that are angels and demons under the command of the Prince Naberius. She also invites Adam to join the Gargoyles in the war against demons, but Adam prefers to isolate in a remote place. Two hundred years later, Adam returns and finds a modern society. Soon he learns that Naberius has the intention of creating an army of soulless corpses to be possessed by demons. The scientist Terra is researching a process to create life and Naberius is seeking Dr Frankenstein's journal to help Terra and raise his army.