Dracula - Dead and Loving It
Dracula - Dead and Loving It (1995)

The legend of Dracula and its numerous film adaptations provide the basis for this largely unsuccessful parody. The famous count, who here happens to be remarkably klutzy, faces off against determined vampire hunter Van Helsing against a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 22, 1995
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2004
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Either this is the lamest Mel Brooks comedy ever or it's too close to other contenders to make much difference.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Slight but amusing.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A very above par and often funny satire of a horror classic.

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Joe Leydon

The only real sparks are set off by MacNicol as Renfield, the solicitor who develops a taste for flies and spiders after being bitten by Dracula.

David Kronke
Los Angeles Times

Not to venture forth some sort of radical idea, but aren't comedies supposed to have jokes?

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TV Guide

A few effective gags emerge from this hectic concoction of unfunny pratfalls, juvenile mugging and tedious enema jokes.

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Time Out

Brooks, as Van Helsing, is one of the more successful aspects, but he hasn't imbued in his stock company a similar ability to rise above their underwritten roles.

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James Berardinelli

It's a toothless parody that misses more often than it hits.

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John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

This Dracula spoof belongs dead.

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Phil Hubbs
Another dodgy film title and arguably Mel Brooks last decent spoof after a long career in film led to a brief spell in the theatre as things started to wind… More
Alex roy
Underrated vampire spoof from master of parody, Mel Brooks; Dracula: Dead and Loving It is a fun horror comedy from start to finish. Though not as great as… More
Kevin M. Williams
Mel Brooks goes to the old Universal horror franchise and tries for another parody homage like Young Frankenstein, this time with the vampire branch of… More
Melvin White
Jonathan Harker: She's alive? Van Helsing: She's Nosferatu. Jonathan Harker: She's Italian? As with every Mel Brooks movie, Dracula: Dead and… More
Christian C
Marginally funny.
Tim Salmons
As of this writing, this is the last Mel Brooks movie ever made. Is it particularly watershedding like his previous classics Blazing Saddles and Young… More