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Director:
Writers:
Anthony Hinds (screenplay)
Bram Stoker (based on the character created by)
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Release Date:
6 February 1969 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
You just can't keep a good man down. See more »
Plot:
When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
We told you to keep the noise down! Now look who you woke up! See more (69 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Lee ... Dracula
Rupert Davies ... Monsignor Ernest Mueller
Veronica Carlson ... Maria Mueller
Barbara Ewing ... Zena
Barry Andrews ... Paul
Ewan Hooper ... Priest
Marion Mathie ... Anna Mueller
Michael Ripper ... Max
John D. Collins ... Student
George A. Cooper ... Landlord
Christopher Cunningham ... Farmer (as Chris Cunningham)
Norman Bacon ... Mute Boy

Directed by
Freddie Francis 
 
Writing credits
Anthony Hinds (screenplay) (as John Elder)

Bram Stoker (based on the character created by)

Produced by
Aida Young .... producer
 
Original Music by
James Bernard 
 
Cinematography by
Arthur Grant (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Spencer Reeve 
 
Makeup Department
Wanda Kelley .... hair stylist
Heather Nurse .... make-up
Rosemarie McDonald Peattie .... make-up (as Rosemarie McDonald-Peattie)
 
Production Management
Christopher Sutton .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Robertson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Arthur Banks .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Ken Rawkins .... sound recordist
Wilfred Thompson .... sound editor
Harry Fairbairn .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Frank George .... special effects
Bert Luxford .... special effects (uncredited)
James Snow .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Melrose .... matte artist
Bob Cuff .... matte artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Moray Grant .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jill Thompson .... wardrobe mistress
 
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
 
Other crew
Doris Martin .... continuity
Kevin Francis .... runner (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
92 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | Canada:G (Quebec) (2004) | Canada:PG (Ontario) (video rating) (1993) | Finland:(Banned) (cut) (1969) | Finland:(Banned) (uncut) (1969) | Germany:16 (DVD release) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | South Africa:13V | UK:15 (video rating) | UK:X (cut) | USA:G (certificate #21909) | West Germany:16 (VHS rating)

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Trivia:
Hammer stalwart Terence Fisher was due to direct this until he was forced to bow out following an automobile accident, leaving cameraman Freddie Francis at the helm.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Throughout the film, whenever the coal fire in the bakery is shown, it is accompanied by a wood fire crackling sound. Coal fires do not make such a sound.See more »
Quotes:
Dracula:There is a girl...
Zena:What girl?
Dracula:The niece of the monsignor.
Zena:[with disgust] Maria?
Dracula:Bring her to me.
Zena:But what do you want her for? You've got me!
Dracula:[slaps her in the face] Bring her to me!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Blob Town (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
Students' Beer SongSee more »

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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
We told you to keep the noise down! Now look who you woke up!, 19 August 2004
Author: GroovyDoom from Haddonfield, IL

Dracula is a pretty light sleeper, because apparently all it takes is a little blood in the oral area to start a whole new movie. Through an unfortunate coincidence, blood gets into the mouth of Dracula's dormant body, trapped beneath the ice outside his castle, and voila--Dracula has risen from the grave. Well, actually it's more like he rose from the creek. But anyway.

I remember this most fondly of all the Hammer Dracula films, on a par with the original "Horror of Dracula". This episode in the decades-long Dracula series finds Drac ticked off at a local Monsignor who has placed a large crucifix on the doors of his castle. He's also "exorcised" the place, so it's not like Dracula can even slip in through a window or something. Irritated in every capacity, Dracula sets out for revenge. When he sees the Monsignor's lovely niece, he decides to victimize her--that way he can get his freak on AND get revenge at the same time. Clever!

"Dracula Has Risen From The Grave" features some of the best gothic horror sets I've ever seen, including several sequences that take place along the rooftops of the village. Simply gorgeous visuals, if a little campy at times. Christopher Lee is in top form, as usual, but it sure would have been great if they could have had him in the movie more (Chris's fee was pretty high around this time, so the later Hammer Dracula films began to feature him less and less). Terrific fun, especially late at night!

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