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Save for one scene, none of the violence is graphic or intense. Most of the violence happens off screen.

One of Dracula's coffin's contains a partially rotted corpse.

Renfield cuts his finger. (There is some blood.)

Dracula bites Renfield. (off screen)

Dracula kills everyone aboard their boat on the way to England. (implied, not shown)

Dracula kills a young woman. (off screen)

Dracula hypnotizes a maid against her will.

Dracula bites Lucy (off screen)

Dracula bites Mina (off screen)

Lucy attacks a young girl. (heard, not shown)

Dracula hypnotizes Briggs against her will.

Dracula kills Renfield (off screen), although his dead body being thrown down the stairs is shown.

Van Helsing kills Dracula (off screen)


"damn" is used once, but not as a profanity.

One instance each of tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption.

BBFC - (PG): mild horror.

Argentina:13 / Australia:PG / Brazil:12 / Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) / Canada:G (Nova Scotia/Quebec) / Finland:K-12 (2013) / Finland:K-15 (2004) / Germany:12 / Iceland:12 / Netherlands:14 (original rating) (1931) / Norway:16 (1931) / Spain:T / Sweden:7 / UK:PG / USA:Approved / USA:Not Rated / USA:TV-PG (TV rating)

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