Dracula Untold
Dracula Untold (2014)

Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic action-adventure that co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, and… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 10, 2014
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2015
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neither awful enough to suck nor sharp enough to bite, Dracula Untold misses the point of its iconic character's deathless appeal.

Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

[Evans] carries Untold by admirably fulfilling the two essential functions of a period-movie hero: to enunciate comic-book dialogue with Shakespearean authority and to look great with his shirt off.

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James Berardinelli

A generic vampire tale in the Underworld vein that comes closer to the infamous Van Helsing than a memorable re-interpretation of a legendary monster.

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Nathan Bartlebaugh
The Film Stage

Neither Shore nor Evans can do much with Vlad's internal wrestling over good and evil, mostly because the writers have refused to define the struggle with a realistic psychology.

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Wesley Morris

Most of the time, I found myself feeling like I was waiting for a turn with the gaming controls.

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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

The movie is the latest multiplex filler to co-opt a classic tale only to drown it in computer-generated murk. Even the title has the ring of something created by committee.

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Scott Weinberg

Might be worth seeing solely for the moment when Dracula says, "I'm worth 1,000 boys and you know it."

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David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

The idea is to humanize one of the most fearful monsters in the Western crypt. But Dracula Untold goes way overboard, past domestication and into canonization.

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

It's not so much untold as rewritten - if not by J.R.R. Tolkien than by some clever 12-year-old overstimulated by "The Lord of the Rings."

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Rob Gonsalves

It's just a bunch of nonexistent people getting knocked over by nonexistent bats.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The old monster was not always a monster, was not always old, and this reboot, seen through what seems like teen angst-y goggles, takes a look at that… More
Everett Johnson
I love all the old Universal Monster movies, and whenever a new one comes out I get excited, but usually end up disappointed. I wasn't too amped for this… More
Phil Hubbs
The movie previously called 'Dracula: Year Zero' which is no better frankly, I'm guessing the untold means there will be more. Seeing as… More
Edward Boxler
One problem that Dracula Untold faces with its portrayal of vampires is that it doesn't really create an interesting mythology for these creatures.… More
Christian C
As a horror flick, this Dracula is toothless, earning two stars at best. The strange absence of blood from a vampire/war film renders the experience anemic. I… More
KJ Proulx
The original "Dracula" film from 1931 is a classic horror/monster flick in every sense of the word, and after this years attempt at rebooting… More