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Dracula: Prince of Darkness

4 Ratings: 2.8
The 1966 Hammer horror film direct by Terence Fisher.

For many years after becoming one of the definitive movie Draculas in the 1958 Hammer Films classic Horror of Dracula (in which he was pitted against Peter Cushing as Dr. Van Helsing), Christopher Lee refused to reprise his role as filmdom's most … see full wiki

Director: Terence Fisher
Release Date: January 9, 1966
2 reviews about Dracula: Prince of Darkness
review by . April 06, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Within the past year I have become quite a junkie of Hammer's horror movies. I have known of these films for years, but never really watched any of them, for one reason or another. However, after watching "Horror of Dracula" I was hooked. I have been slowly building my collection....    This leads me to "Dracula: Prince of Darkness", the third chapter in Hammer's Dracula saga. This film is very gothic in nature and really has this impressionistic/Victorian vibe going on. In other …
review by . April 30, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Hammer, bless their hearts, manage to take all that is cheesy in the Dracula idiom, concentrate it, and discard everything of any real interest. Bram Stoker's novel is an extremely subtle, complex and allegorical exploration of the human condition, and there have been some outstanding dramatisations of it (the best of which pick up a number of different subtexts), but this surely isn't one of them. This is a Z-Grade horror/suspense movie, and in fairness to it, it doesn't try to be anything more …
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