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Dance of the Vampires (1967)

Approved | | Comedy, Horror | 17 November 1967 (Italy)
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

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The elderly bat researcher, professor Abronsius and his assistant, Alfred, go to a remote Transylvanian village looking for vampires. Alfred falls in love with the inn-keeper's young daughter Sarah. However, she has been spotted by the mysterious count Krolock who lives in a dark and creepy castle outside the village... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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vampire | castle | gay | transylvania | bat | See All (79) »

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Comedy | Horror

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17 November 1967 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Fearless Vampire Killers or: Pardon Me, But Your Teeth Are in My Neck  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The murals in Count Krolock's hall show motifs of Peter Brueghel the elder's "Triumph of Death" (c. 1562). See more »

Goofs

When the three escape from the dance, they come across bats hanging from the ceiling and the Professor starts studying them. When Alfred pulls him, the Professor stumbles across rocks on the ground which are obviously much lighter than real rocks would be. See more »

Quotes

Professor Abronsius: Garlic!
Alfred, Abronsius' Assistant: You think so?
Professor Abronsius: Almost without a doubt.
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Crazy Credits

Fangs by Dr. Ludwig von Krankheit. See more »

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Referenced in 360 grados en torno a Marisol (1972) See more »

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The most beautiful film ever made
21 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This gem of a film is, at least to me, the most beautiful movie ever made. I highly recommend it to everyone who loves to be spellbound by fairy-tales and fairy-tale-like horror-films, by pictures of snow-heralded baroque-clad characters that remind us of our childhood experiences and childhood fears. If only at least 10% of all movies could be like that!


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