More like a over the top Gothic fashion show romance than classic vamp movie. The vampire Oldman doesn't strike me as a romantic figure kills the whole movie theme as Gothic romance movie as it says love never dies.
The Best Dracula Ever on Film! Anyone who would bash this Version of Dracula, Obviously Doesn't know his Dracula and Vampire Lore and History. This Movie was able to combine History, the Book and Great Imagination. AAA+++
Jack Palance stars as Count Dracula in this newly-restored and terrifying adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic vampire legend written by sci-fi/horror master Richard Matheson and produced by the legendary Dan Curtis.
The first Hammer Dracula film which, according to Leonard Maltin, may indeed be their finest. The infamous vampire (Peter Cushing, Star Wars) is given a new, elegant and ruthless persona as he descends upon England. Christopher Lee is smooth as the Count, and Peter Cushing perfect as the tireless Professor Van Helsing, praises Maltin. This film is credited with single-handedly reviving the horror film genre!
Although there have been numerous screen versions of Bram Stoker's classic tale, none is more enduring than the 1931 original. The ominous portrayal of Count Dracula by Bela Lugosi, combined with horror specialist director Tod Browning, help to create the film's eerie mood. Dracula remains a masterpiece not only of the genre, but for all time.
Throughout history, Dracula has filled men's hearts with fear and women's hearts with desire. In this stylish retelling of the classic tale of horror, Frank Langella gives an electrifying performance as the bloodthirsty Count, with Sir Laurence Olivier as his legendary nemesis, Van Helsing, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter seeking to end the Dark Prince's reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania!
A comic reinvention of the Bela Lugosi classic about a Transylvanian vampire who works his evil spell on a perplexed group of Londoners. Mel Brooks's Count is a pratfalling evil prince of a guy who believes in long relationships. Brooks portrays vampire hunter Van Helsing, who won't give a bloodsucker an even break.
Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Varna, where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Varna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the curse of not being able to get old and die.
The master of modern horror, Wes Craven, presents this riveting adaptation featuring Jennifer Esposito (Summer Of Sam), Omar Epps (In Too Deep), Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting), Vitamin C (Get Over It) and Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager)! When a team of techno-savvy thieves break into a high-security vault, they don't discover priceless works of art... they find a crypt unopened for 100 years! Suddenly, the ancient terror of Dracula is unleashed, and his first destination is America and the exotic city of New Orleans - a place where he feels right at home. Not far behind, however, is a vampire hunter (Miller) from London determined to save a young woman (Justine Waddell) with whom Dracula shares his dark legacy!
A cornerstone of the horror film, F. W. Murnau’s NOSFERATU: A SYMPHONY OF HORROR is resurrected in an HD edition mastered from the acclaimed 35mm restoration by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung. Backed by an orchestral performance of Hans Erdmann’s 1922 score, this edition offers unprecedented visual clarity and historical faithfulness to the original release version. An unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, NOSFERATU remains to many viewers the most unsettling vampire film ever made, and its bald, spidery vampire, personified by the diabolical Max Schreck, continues to spawn imitations in the realm of contemporary cinema.
A former African prince bitten by the original Dracula stalks the streets of modern Los Angeles. Appalled by contemporary customs and morals, he begins putting the bite on drug dealers and homosexual antique dealers to help clean things up. Picture was billed as the first black horror film.
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing, and it becomes apparent that the culprit is Count Dracula himself, disguised as a reclusive property developer, but secretly plotting to unleash a fatal virus upon the world.
Witness the origin story of one of legend's most captivating figures in the action-adventure, Dracula Untold. The year is 1462 and Transylvania has enjoyed a prolonged period of peace under the just and fair rule of the battle-weary Vlad III, the prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans, Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit series). But when Sultan Mehmed II (Dominic Cooper, Captain America: The First Avenger) demands 1,000 of Wallachia's boys -- including Vlad's own son -- become child soldiers in his army, Vlad must enter into a Faustian bargain to save his family and his people. He gains the strength of 100 men, the speed of a falling star, and the power to crush his enemies. In exchange, he's inflicted with an insatiable thirst for human blood that could force him into a life of darkness and destroy all that he holds dear. (Original Title - Dracula Untold) - 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
A happily married couple (Marsha Mason and John Beck) find their lives thrown into frightening disruption when a stranger (Anthony Hopkins) appears at their door claiming that their adopted 12-year-old daughter (Susan Swift) contains the reincarnated spirit of his little girl. Although their daughter has been acting a little strange of late, they dismiss Hopkins as a crackpot. Then "things" start happening, and Hopkins keeps reappearing as a menacing figure, which has a deepening influence on the girl and an increasingly terrifying effect on the family. This haunting, psychological horror film was directed by a master of the genre: Robert Wise (THE HAUNTING).
The undead are among us and livelier than ever when Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and a talented group of young-bloods star in Interview with the Vampire, the spellbinding screen adaptation of Anne Rice's best seller that's "one the best films of the year" (Caryn James, The New York Times). Award-winning box-office favorite Cruise stylishly plays the supremely evil and charismatic vampire Lestat. Pitt is Louis, lured by Lestat into the immortality of the damned, then tormented by an unalterable fact of vampire life: to survive, he must kill. Stephen Rea, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and newcomer Kirsten Dunst also star. One lifetime alone offers plenty of opportunities for the savage revelries of the night. Imagine what an eternity can bring. Hypnotically directed by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game), Interview with the Vampire offers enough thrills, shocks and fiendish fun to last a lifetime...and beyond. MPAA Rating: R (c) 1994 The Geffen Film Co. All Rights Reserved.
Marianne (Yvonne Monlaur), a beautiful young French girl, is stranded en route to a teaching assignment in Eastern Europe. She is persuaded to spend the night at the nearly deserted castle of a mysterious Baroness (Martita Hunt). In the castle, Marianne accidentally discovers a man chained to the wall of his room. The Baroness only explains that he is her "sick and feeble-minded" son. Unable to get any further information from the maid Greta (Freda Jackson), Marianne steals a key and sets him free. Once unbound, the Baron (David Peel) fiendishly recruits the undead for his evil purposes until captured by Marianne and the indefatigable Dr. Helsing (Peter Cushing) in this spooky Hammer Films chiller. (Original Title - Brides of Dracula) - 1960 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.