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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 »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Dracula is back! See more (84 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Lee ... Dracula
Rupert Davies ... Monsignor

Veronica Carlson ... Maria
Barbara Ewing ... Zena
Barry Andrews ... Paul

Ewan Hooper ... Priest
Marion Mathie ... Anna
Michael Ripper ... Max

John D. Collins ... Student
George A. Cooper ... Landlord
Christopher Cunningham ... Farmer (as Chris Cunningham)
Norman Bacon ... 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
Bernard Robinson .... supervising art director
 
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)
 
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Runtime:
92 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:A (original rating) | 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) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:16 | Singapore:PG | South Africa:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (cut) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:G (certificate #21909) | West Germany:16 (nf)

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Body count 5.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the village priest runs away from the Castle, he falls over and down a slope. When he hits the ground, you see blood on his forehead which subsequently disappears and reappears between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Paul:[the Monsignor is asking Paul about his church affiliation] I don't go to church, sir.
Monsignor Ernest Mueller:[Surprised] You don't go to church?
Paul:No, sir.
Monsignor Ernest Mueller:You're not a Protestant, are you?
Paul:No, sir.
Monsignor Ernest Mueller:Thank heaven for that!
Paul:[a bit hesitant] I am an atheist, sir.
Monsignor Ernest Mueller:[Taken aback] I beg your pardon?
Paul:I'm an atheist, sir.
Monsignor Ernest Mueller:You mean you deny the existence of God?
[...]
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Soundtrack:
Students' Beer SongSee more »

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21 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Dracula is back!, 14 January 2005
Author: The_Void from Beverley Hills, England

Sporting the ultra camp title - "Dracula Has Risen From the Grave", this is a solid entry in Hammer's Dracula series. What I love about Hammer is that they aren't afraid to take an existing story and play around with it to create something new. Even if the idea behind is less than brilliant and most studios would have shied away, Hammer approach it with gusto, and the results are always good natured, easy viewing that's hard to dislike. This film follows Count Dracula as he is resurrected shortly after the priest, Ernst Muller, exorcises his castle. Dracula doesn't take this sort of behaviour lightly, and so decides to take on revenge on the holy man - by taking his niece as his bride!

Dracula is one of the greatest characters ever to be written and portrayed on screen, and it's also one that Christopher Lee has become famous for playing. Unfortunately, Christopher Lee doesn't have a great deal of screen time in this flick; but every moment he is on screen is a highlight and, as usual, he does well with the role and proves that he is the only man other than Bela Lugosi to do it right. Freddie Francis (Dr Terror, The Creeping Flesh) directs this film and succeeds in creating a morbid and fascinating atmosphere that bodes well with the subject material on hand. The film is stylishly shot, and features some of the best use of lighting ever seen in a Hammer film. The camp style that the studio is famous for is here by the bucket load too, and that can only be a good thing. This is hardly Hammer's finest hour, however; the film is relatively slow to start, and the story isn't the most inventive ever to come from the studio - but Hammer fans will enjoy it, and I would have no qualms with recommending this as a decent waste of your time.

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