Synopsis: This version of Dracula is closely based on Bram Stoker's classic novel of the same name. A young lawyer (Jonathan Harker) is assigned to a gloomy village in the mists of eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula, who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker's betrothed, Mina Murray. In Britain, Dracula begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina's closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy's friends gather together to try to drive Dracula away.
Genre: Horror
Production: Columbia Pictures
  Won 3 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 20 nominations.
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128 min

The year, 1 462.

Constantinople had fallen.

Moslem Turks swept into Europe

with a vast, superior force...

...striking at Romania,

threatening all of Christendom.

From Transylvania

arose a Romanian knight...

...of the Sacred Order of the Dragon,

known as Dracula.

On the eve of the battle...

...his bride, Elisabeta...

... whom he prized

above all things on Earth...

...knew that he must face

an insurmountable force...

...from which he might never return.

God be praised.

l am victorious.


The vengeful Turks

shot an arrow into the castle...

...carrying false news

of Dracula 's death.

Elisabeta, believing him dead...

...flung herself into the river.

My prince is dead.

All is lost without him.

May God unite us in heaven.

She has taken her own life.

her soul cannot be saved.

She is damned.

lt is God's law.

ls this my reward

for defending God's church?


l renounce God!

l shall rise from my own death. . .

. . .to avenge hers

with all the powers of darkness.

The blood is the life. . .

. . .and it shall be mine!

l've done everything

that you asked, master.

All the preparations

are in order.


l await your command.

for l know. . .

. . .that when the rewards

are given. . .

. . .l will be one of those

who benefits from your generosity.

Thank you.

Gone mad.

Renfield is deranged.

he's lost his greedy mind,

poor chap.

l want you to take over

for his foreign client. . .

. . .this rather eccentric

Count Dracula.

-he's buying up property in London.

-Of course, sir.

l'll attend to the count.

Thank you for your confidence.

This is a great opportunity

for you, harker.

But you'll have to leave

for Transylvania immediately.

Opportunities such as this

come but once in a lifetime.

Yes, of course, sir.

lf l may enquire. . .

. . .what, in fact, happened

to Mr. Renfield in Transylvania?

Nothing. Nothing.

Personal problems.

Close these transactions. . .

. . .and your future with this firm

is assured.

Yes, sir.

l will give it my full attention.

We've waited this long,

haven't we?

We can be married when l return.

Of course.

l'll write.


Jonathan, l love you.

l love you, Mina.

Left budapest early this morning.

The impression I had

was that we were leaving the west...

...and entering the east.

The district I am to enter

is in the extreme east of the country...

...just on the borders

of three states...

... Transylvania, Moldavia

and bukovina...

...in the midst

of the Carpathian Mountains...

...one of the wildest

and least known portions of Europe.

''My friend...

... welcome to the Carpathians.

I am anxiously expecting you.

At the borgo Pass...

...my carriage will await you

and bring you to me.

I trust your journey from London

has been a happy one...

...and that you

will enjoy your stay...

...in my beautiful land.

Your friend, D. ''

Diary, 25th May.

My Jonathan has been gone

almost a week.

And although I was disappointed we

could not marry before his departure...

...I am happy that he got sent

on this important assignment.

I am longing to hear

all the news.

It must be so nice

to see strange countries.

I wonder if we--

I mean Jonathan and I...

...shall ever see them together.

We're early, driver.

No one is here.

for the dead travel fast.

l say, is the castle far?

Welcome to my home.

Enter freely of your own will. . .

. . .and leave some of

the happiness you bring.

Count Dracula?

l am. . .

. . .Dracula.

And l bid you welcome,

Mr. harker, to my house.

Come in.

You will, l trust,

excuse me that l. . .

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James V. Hart

James V. Hart was born in 1960 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Hook (1991), Epic (2013) and Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). more…

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