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Son of Dracula (1974)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Musical  |  19 April 1974 (USA)
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Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor Merlin the Magician at a monster's convention Count Downe, the son of Count Dracula, falls in love with the beautiful but human Amber... See full summary »

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Count Downe / Musician
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Merlin, the Magician
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Suzanna Leigh ...
Amber
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Chauffeur
Shakira Caine ...
Housekeeper (as Shakira Baksh)
Morris Bush ...
Monster
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Bill (as John Coleclough)
Nita Lorraine ...
Gorgon Woman
Skip Martin ...
Igor
Dan Meaden ...
Rachelle Miller ...
Club Hostess
Beth Morris ...
Wendy
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Woman in Black
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Due to be crowned King of the Netherworld by his mentor Merlin the Magician at a monster's convention Count Downe, the son of Count Dracula, falls in love with the beautiful but human Amber and finds himself in conflict with Baron Frankenstein who is vying for the same honorary title. Written by Vince Oldham

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The First Rock-and-Roll Dracula Movie!

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Comedy | Horror | Musical

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PG
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Son of Drac  »

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Written by Harry Nilsson (as Nilsson)
Performed by Harry Nilsson (uncredited)
Produced by Richard Perry (uncredited)
bass: Klaus Voormann (uncredited); drums: Jim Gordon (uncredited); drums: Jim Keltner (uncredited); guitar: Chris Spedding (uncredited); organ: Roger Coolan (uncredited); piano: Harry Nilsson (uncredited); saxophone: Bobby Keys (uncredited); horns played and arranged by Jim Price (uncredited)
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19 November 2004 | by (Mooresville, IN) – See all my reviews

This was one badly acted movie. I think everyone can agree to that, but I loved it!! I still do. I saw it as a young teenager (3 times). My friends and I were probably the only ones in the theater. It's probably more nostalgia than anything that makes me give it such high marks, but I just can't forget this movie. It had comedy, it was a love story, and it sort of fit in the horror genre (perfect movie fare for teenagers). There is a lot of great music in this video-Harry Nilsson's "Without You" for one. He may not have written the song, but no one can sing it like he does. The song is hauntingly beautiful, a perfect song for the love story aspect of the movie.

I recommend it to anyone who can appreciate a bad movie with a lot of incredible music. It may not be great, but I found it unforgettable.


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