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Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.

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Laura Bellows
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Anna
William Ellis ...
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Constance Luttrell ...
Mrs. Donnelly
Michael Daly ...
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In London 1872 - the final battle between Lawrence van Helsing and Count Dracula on top of a coach results in Dracula dying from a stake made from the remains of a wooden wheel. Lawrence dies from his wounds and, as he is buried, a servant of Dracula buries the remains of the stake by the grave and keeps a bottle of Dracula's ashes and the ring. One hundred years later, the colourful 1972, Johnny, the great-grandson of the servant joins up with a "group" containing Jessica, the grand-daughter of the present vampire hunter, Abraham van Helsing and with their unknowing help resurrect Dracula in the 20th Century who is determined to destroy the house of Van Helsing, but who can believe that The king of the Vampires really exists and is alive - in 20th Century London? Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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The Time: Now. The Place: Kings Road, Chelsea. The Killer: Count Dracula. See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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17 November 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dracula jagt Mini-Mädchen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

Michael Coles would later reprise his role as Inspector Murray in The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973). Besides Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing, he was the only actor to play the same character in more than one Hammer "Dracula" film. See more »

Goofs

Jessica refers to Lawrence Van Helsing as her great-grandfather. However, he was actually her great-great-grandfather. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Alucard: Dig the music, kids!
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Connections

Follows Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966) See more »

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You Better Come Through
Written by Tim Barnes
Performed by Stoneground
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Very camp, yet strangely compelling
24 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

What can I say about this movie? Yes it is dreadful, but, you have to watch it. I believe that the movie has been unfairly maligned by many critics, but it really isn't that bad. Christopher Lee looks very out of place in the movie, as he faithfully sticks to his original interpretation of count Dracula, when he is surrounded by a new environment. I have to mention Caroline Munro in this comment, as her character, despite the fact she isn't even in 1/3 of the movie, is one of the best ones there.


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