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This Friday will see Neil Jordan return to the Vampire genre with Byzantium. Set in Britain, it sees two mysterious women (They’Re Vampires) arrive in a coastal town and try and conceal their identities. Jordan has previously sunk his teeth into vampiric territory with the incredible Interview With The Vampire, but what is it that makes vampires so damn alluring? After all, vampires are popular the world over, so grab your passport and a hefty lot of garlic, and join us on our world tour of vampire classics (Dracula Not Included). Will your country make the list?

10. Italy

Planet Of The Vampires (1965)

Director: Mario Bava

Although an Italian production, the majority of the film was dubbed into English. Nowadays there are at least three versions doing the rounds and each is worth checking out. Planet Of Vampires is one of the main influences for Ridley Scott’s Alien, as »

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