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Release Date:
27 November 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
He couldn't live without a virgin's blood..... ...So a virgin had to die! [UK]
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joe Dallesandro ... Mario Balato, the Servant

Udo Kier ... Count Dracula

Vittorio De Sica ... Il Marchese Di Fiore
Maxime McKendry ... La Marchesa Di Fiore
Arno Juerging ... Anton, the Count's Servant
Milena Vukotic ... Esmeralda
Dominique Darel ... Saphiria
Stefania Casini ... Rubinia
Silvia Dionisio ... Perla
Inna Alexeievna
Gil Cagne ... Townsman (as Gil Cagnie)
Emi Califri
Eleonora Zani
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giorgio Dolfin ... (uncredited)
Stefano Oppedisano ... (uncredited)

Roman Polanski ... Man in Tavern (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Morrissey 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Pat Hackett  uncredited
Paul Morrissey 
Bram Stoker  character (uncredited)

Produced by
Andrew Braunsberg .... producer
Jean-Pierre Rassam .... co-producer
Andy Warhol .... producer
Jean Yanne .... producer
 
Original Music by
Claudio Gizzi 
 
Cinematography by
Luigi Kuveiller 
 
Film Editing by
Jed Johnson (credited in US print)
Franca Silvi 
 
Production Design by
Enrico Job 
 
Art Direction by
Gianni Giovagnoni 
 
Makeup Department
Mario Di Salvio .... makeup artist
Paolo Franceschi .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mara Blasetti .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paolo Pietrangeli .... assistant director
Antonio Margheriti .... assistant director (uncredited)
Antonio Margheriti .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Fausto Ancillai .... dubbing mixer
Roberto Arcangeli .... special sound effects
Piero Fondi .... boom operator
Carlo Palmieri .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Carlo Rambaldi .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paolo Pettini .... still photographer
Ubaldo Terzano .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Benito Persico .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Loretta Mattioli .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Luca di Silverio .... soundtrack album producer
 
Other crew
Maurizio Anticoli .... accountant
Vasco Mafera .... production assistant
Silvia Petroni .... continuity
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Andy Warhol's Dracula" - USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for horror violence and sensuality (cut version) (1975, 1992)
Runtime:
103 min | Argentina:108 min | USA:106 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | Germany:18 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Germany:16 (cut) | Italy:VM18 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 (heavily cut) | UK:18 | USA:X | USA:R (cut version) (1975, 1992) | USA:X (original rating) | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
Unlike the controversy over Flesh for Frankenstein (1973) the film suffered very minor cuts for its initial UK cinema release and was never listed as a video nasty. It was passed fully uncut for video in 1995 on the First Independent label.See more »
Quotes:
Anton, the Count's Servant:Things look promising.
Count Dracula:O, you think so? I have no coffin to sleep in, the kitchen is full with impure meat, we've been travelling for days... No progress!
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Strange Film., 6 March 2001
Author: Jack Smith - The King Of Horror from West Bromwich, England

This has to be the strangest of all Dracula movies. A camp, terminally ill Count Dracula goes to Italy to find virgins, whom he needs to feed from if he is to survive. He targets a family with three young daughters He arouses the suspicions of a randy servant who is having an affair with the two eldest sisters. The emphasis is on ridicule of the whole Dracula legend rather than scares and the film is loaded with kinky sex and features perhaps the nastiest axe killing is cinema history. The cast barely keep a straight face, especially Udo Kier who goes barmy as Dracula. This stomach-turning brew is an acquired taste and in way too long but Horror Fans with a sense of humour may enjoy it. A bit weary but worthwhile. Not for the squemish. My Rating - 6 Out Of 10.

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