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Dracula (1931 film)

12 Ratings: 3.8
The classic 1931 Universal film directed by Tod Browning and starring Béla Lugosi.

   When Universal Pictures picked up the movie rights to a Broadway adaptation of Dracula, they felt secure in handing the property over to the sinister team of actor Lon Chaney and director Tod Browning. But Chaney died of cancer, and Universal … see full wiki

Director: Tod Browning
Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 12, 1931
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about Dracula (1931 film)
Quick Tip by . September 30, 2009
Still, the greatest film Dracula (at least of all the films bearing that name). Bela Lugosi and Tod Browning's greatest masterpiece!!! ):-=
review by . May 13, 2009
Don't look for special effects in this film. The eerieness is created by the black and white and actor facial expressions, especially at the beginning at Dracula's castle. Excellent performances by Bela Lugosi and Dwight Frye. The same actor who played Dr. Waldman in Frankenstein, plays Van Helsing. The main confrontation between Van Helsing and Dracula is not as spectacular as some of the later versions of the film though. The ultimate destruction of Dracula is done off-screen and loses dramatic …
review by . November 14, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Don't look for special effects in this film. The eerieness is created by the black and white and actor facial expressions, especially at the beginning at Dracula's castle. Excellent performances by Bela Lugosi and Dwight Frye. The same actor who played Dr. Waldman in Frankenstein, plays Van Helsing. The main confrontation between Van Helsing and Dracula is not as spectacular as some of the later versions of the film though. The ultimate destruction of Dracula is done off-screen and loses dramatic …
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