Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (Dracula - The Dark Prince)
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Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (Dracula - The Dark Prince)
Charles Band has been making horror movies in Rumania for several years, so it should come as no surprise to find his local collaborators, associate producer Vlad Paunescu and costume designer Oana Paunescu, among the crew of this ambitious historical epic from The Kushner-Locke Company and director Joe Chappelle (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers). It's an impressive attempt at rehabilitating the image of Vlad Tepes (Rudolf Martin), the famous Transylvanian prince who inspired Bram Stoker as the model for his vampiric count in the novel Dracula. That's part of the problem with… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It plays hell with the facts and reduces its potentially gripping subject to cheesy soap operatic melodrama. How can hats being nailed to Turkish emissaries' heads be dull?"
‑ Mark Bourne, DVDJournal.com
"If you're looking for more of that Buffy experience, you've come to the wrong place."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Unlike the multitudes of generic rip offs that come out annually, this low-key effort finally puts a new spin on an old myth."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"Well-intentioned but goofy take on the old bloodsucker legend."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com