Blood for Dracula
Blood for Dracula (1974)

Though in most sources Paul Morrissey is credited as this film's director, it appears that his name was used mainly for marketing purposes, and the real job was done by Italian director Antonio Margheriti. Andy Warhol's Dracula has… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 22, 1998
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67%
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Morrisey long showed that his films, although more implicit in sex, drugs and characterizations, were really Hollywood films at the core.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Stylishly directed, atmospheric, funny, and intense enough to please gorehounds--especially at the climax.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a few bites away from being a delicious spoof on Dracula.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

One of the two schlocky horror comedies Paul Morrissey made in Italy in 1974... Blood for Dracula is the sexier and funnier.

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Ben Cobb
Film4

Outrageous, hilarious and shocking, this is trash art at its very best.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Pretty funny, especially Roman Polanski's cameo, though not nearly as wild as Flesh for Frankenstein -- but then again, few movies are.

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Time Out

Often startlingly beautiful to look at.

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Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Desperate for virgin blood, [Udo] Kier's wan, fussy vampire strategically heads to Catholic Italy, but the food sucks ("They put so much oil here on everything!").

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

One of the worst and least faithful Dracula intepretations ever made.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Graham Jones
Superior to Flesh For Frankenstein, this is a great second film for Paul Morrisey's horror double feature. There are some truly amazing images in this one.… More
Eric Broome
Paul Morrissey's "Blood for Dracula" is a campy, entertaining romp of gore, sex and willful overacting. Unlike most vampires, Udo Kier's… More
Stephen M
With a shortage of 'wirgins' in Romania, Count Dracula travels to Italy in search of good, pure Catholic girls to feast on, installing himself in the… More
hawk ledge
Great photography, Udo Kier a pale, anemic villian, Arno Juerging his assistant, marvelously balancing ludicrous dialogue with deadpan earnestness.… More
Cindy I
More fun from the gang that brought you Flesh for Frankenstein. This time Dracula (our pal Udo Kier), is a little particular about his meals -- he can only have… More