Love at First Bite
Love at First Bite (1979)

In this film, George Hamilton plays Count Dracula, who is evicted from his Transylvanian domicile when the communist government decides to nationalize his castle. With faithful Renfield at his side, Dracula heads for the Big Apple, where he… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 12, 2005
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Critic Score
67%
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56%


Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine

The production's genially tatty air enhances its anarchical mood and encourages one to go with its goofy yet often shrewd comic flow.

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Entertainment Weekly

If you haven't smoked any wolfsbane you might wonder why you have such fond memories of this one.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A mostly likable and spirited Dracula pic, played as a silly spoof.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Casting Dracula as the Last Romantic, Scott Fitzgerald-style, was a clever idea, but nothing clever remains in the film's hodgepodge of flat one-liners and graceless slapstick.

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Time Out

See it when you feel at your silliest.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Although much of this is pretty funny, the film is a scattershot affair that tries to milk laughs out of the most mundane and tired gags.

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Variety Staff
Variety

What would happen if Dracula was victimized by life in modern New York City? It's a fun notion and George Hamilton makes it work.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

A coarse, delightful little movie with a bang-up cast and no pretensions at all.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...hopelessly dated...

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
Another Dracula movie, in this one the count moves to NY. It is pretty funny for the most part, but it's predictable. It could have been better.
jay nixon
silly but cute
Nicki Marie
A bit stupid and not up to the standards of a more recent vampire movie, (this was made in 1976), but harmless enough. I could no way in hell believe Susan… More
Tom Ericksen
First rate humor!!!!!
Phil Hubbs
George Hamilton is actually ok here. He is a good Dracula and quite amusing. The rest of the cast works well and its looks good. The usual story of course but… More
Dr Blood  
Some of the situations are a bit forced and Richard Benjamin is more irritating than usual but overall the comedy does work and the story isn't too bad… More