Dracula A.D. 1972
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Hammer Studios attempted to inject new blood into their Dracula series by setting their next installment in ultra-mod '70s London, where the Count is revived after 100 years by a gang of devil-worshipping swingers led by the not-so-cleverly-named Johnny Alucard (Christopher Neame), and later joined by Jessica (Stephanie Beacham), granddaughter of the legendary vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Cushing, returning to the role after more than a decade). After the group manages to resurrect the Count, he sets about the task of destroying the house of Van Helsing once and forever, leading… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dracula A.D. 1972 isn't a great movie. But it is an undeniable hoot to watch especially if, like the Count, "you've got an eye for London's hot pants... " And who doesn't, really?"
‑ Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly
"Rather awful, this is one of the sadder entries in the Dracula canon."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"This isn't a terrific rationale for another horror flick but, given Miss Beacham's ability to heave, and her bosom to heave with, it will have to do."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A modern version of Dracula that is the weakest in the Lee-Hammer series."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Crass Hammer trash."
‑ , Time Out
"A sad way to watch a formerly great series enter its death throes."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
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