Dracula
Dracula (1979)

In the late '70s, Frank Langella starred in the hit Broadway play Dracula, written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Langella's charisma and the surreal, black-and-white sets designed by cartoonist Edward Gorey were the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Several horror scenes, notably those not involving Dracula himself, are genuinely creepy.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

The casting is right on target and the atmosphere fittingly eerie in director John Badham's suspenseful, handsomely-mounted 1979 version.

Brian Holcomb
Kinetofilm

This is sort of a Saturday Night Fever version of the story with a stylish, afro'ed Langella walking around with an open shirt looking for girls to take to his Castle Disco.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Nice production values, but that's about it

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Granted, it's staged and composed like Masterpiece Theatre.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Just doesn't fly.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
This adaptation wasn't horrible, but it wasn't good either. Mostly I found it boring. The actors were just bored and so was I.
Antony Stubbs
Rather smokin' adaptation. This time round, The Count is played by Frank Langella, who not only tackles the material with aplomb, but looks considerably… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
The marketing was good, but it's so terribly dated now.
xGary Xx
Rather unfairly slated by critics, I actually think this is one of the better tellings of the count's story. Sticking quite closely to the literary source,… More

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