Dracula A.D. 1972

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Dracula A.D. 1972

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Run time: 96 mins

In Theaters: Friday 17th November 1972

Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures

Production compaines: Hammer Film Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Fresh: 2 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

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Starring: as Count Dracula, as Professor Van Helsing, as Jessica Van Helsing, as Johnny Alucard, as Inspector, Marsha A. Hunt as Gaynor, as Laura Bellows, as Anna, William Ellis as Joe Mitcham, Philip Miller as Bob, as Greg, as Detective Sergeant

Dracula A.D. 1972 Review


Nothing dates your movie faster than putting the year in the title, and for some reason, Dracula movies attract this special folly. Dracula A.D. 1972 (helpfully noting that we're not dealing with some Babylonian Dracula in 1972 B.C.) finds Dracula (Christopher Lee) revived -- inexplicably, by mixing its metaphors and having a group of devil worshippers resurrecting him -- and hanging out with his cronies in swingin' London, where he feasts on boxum gals in low-cut tops when he's not being pursued by the progeny of Van Helsing (Peter Cushing). Rather awful, this is one of the sadder entries in the Dracula canon, offering nothing much that's new to the genre.

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