Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter
Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)

A late entry from the foundering Hammer Studios, this intriguing and highly original twist on the vampire motif -- featuring for once a hero more charismatic than the vampires with which he does battle -- was the first in a planned series… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 7, 1974
DVD Release Date: October 21, 2003
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Alberto Abuín

A film with laughable dialogues and some awkwardness in its staging. [Full review in Spanish]

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Scott Weinberg

A goofily endearing old chestnut, and one that any self-respecting horror fan will eventually want to check out for themselves.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Today, irony has started to look more and more like the death knell for serious horror films, and so the relative straightforwardness of a Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter is a welcome throwback.

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Pierluigi Puccini
Charming cross between swashbuckling, western and horror with an exciting plot, gruesome makeup effects and beautiful female companions. One of hammer… More
Stella Dallas
the lead actor was weak but this is a highly entertaining film nonetheless
Ken Stachnik
A Hammer-Horror Swashbuckling/Western Vampire film with the best crash zooms EVER!
Stephen M
This is one of the last great movies Hammer made, and it was a telling display of how out-of-touch the studio was at the time that they sat on it for a couple… More
Aj V
A swashbuckling vampire tale, I love it. This movie is very cool, it's about a vampire hunter back in the old days, and he travels to this town to slay… More
Marcus Woolcott
A "swashbuckling vampire hunter" who does very little swashbuckling and not a great deal of hunting.