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Horror of Dracula (1958) More at IMDbPro »Dracula (original title)

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A woman wears a dress revealing her cleavage.

Most likely a PG-13 or at least a PG rating.

There are a few scenes of violence. Dracula as well as other characters' teeth are shown with blood on them, and there are several scenes depicting stakes being hammered into people's hearts, one showing the bloody aftereffect.

Dracula is burned by the sun as Van Helsing holds a cross to keep him in the sun, Dracula's body turns to ash and decomposes right on screen, most of this is off screen but some scenes are on screen.

There is no profanity.

There are no use of any kinds of drugs.

The scenes of violence are often frightening and intense. There is a scene showing a young girl's vampire aunt lead her into the woods to bite her, and a scene showing Dracula suddenly enter the room with blood on his teeth as he darts towards a woman.The scene where Dracula was destroyed was fairly intense and very graphic for 1958.

Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Australia:SOA (original rating) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 (1987) / Finland:(Banned) (1958) / Italy:VM16 / Netherlands:18 (passed with cuts) (original rating) (1958) / Norway:16 (1958) / Sweden:15 (re-rating) (1970) / Sweden:(Banned) (1958-1970) / UK:X (original rating) (passed with cuts) / UK:15 (tv rating) / UK:12A (re-rating) (uncut) (2007) / UK:15 (video rating) (1997) (2003) / USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #18181) / West Germany:12

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