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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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.

Sarah Marrs

You made a vampire movie with no gore: Congratulations, you're Twilight.

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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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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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Brooke Corso
The Monitor (McAllen, TX)

I don't know what the untold part of the story was: that Dracula was a showboat who needed to stop Bogarting the field?

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Simon Abrams

If you can selectively ignore this litany of inanity, you may find some substantial earthy pleasures in "Dracula Untold."

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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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Padraic McKiernan
Sunday Independent (Ireland)

It's not going to change your life but Dracula fans will surely find it delivers decent fang, sorry bang for your buck.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Dracula's retold origin story, with very few ties to the historical character or Stoker's sources, as an action-packed medieval adventure with a few… 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
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