The Satanic Rites of Dracula
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1974)

A descendent of Van Helsing who works for the British Secret Service must seek out a reincarnated Dracula.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 13, 1974
DVD Release Date: November 10, 1998
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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Despite being famous for the castles and gore, Hammer was often at its best when telling modern stories, dealing with different kinds of brutality. Here those elements are interwoven very effectively with the supernatural aspects of the tale.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Even for a Chris Lee Dracula flick, this is bad

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

An original direction to take a tremendously played-out franchise, but I think I'd have been happier with no eighth Dracula film at all, rather than this particular eighth Dracula film.

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Staci Layne Wilson

For me, the Hammer Films are hit and miss. This one was definitely a _miss_.

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Cassandra Maples
aw Satanic Rites last night for the second time, and paid more attention this time. The film, if you`re waiting to see a lot of Dracula will be a bit of a let… More
Barry Lappin
Same old thing with that funky seventies lady vibe.......still cool though.
Aj V
This is probably the worst vampire movie of the 70s, I mean, Dracula has some crazy plot to take over the world? That doesn't make sense. The story and… More
David Ladd
Lorrimer Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) traces an outbreak of vampirism in a grand country house to an international conglomerate run by Count Dracula (Christopher… More