MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 27,178 this week

Vem var Dracula? (1975)

PG  |   |  Documentary, Horror  |  15 May 1975 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 145 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 6 critic

A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject.

Director:

Writers:

(book), , 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3539 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
 
a list of 917 titles
created 13 Sep 2012
 
a list of 741 titles
created 19 May 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 08 Feb 2014
 
a list of 1232 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Vem var Dracula?" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Vem var Dracula? (1975)

Vem var Dracula? (1975) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Vem var Dracula?.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson
Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Coles
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride.

Director: Freddie Francis
Stars: Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson
Count Dracula (1970)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Stars: Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman, Jenny Hanley
Certificate: GP Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three middle-aged distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring bourgeois lives and get in contact with one of Count Dracula's servants, Lord Courtley. In a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy
Stars: Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Gwen Watford
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle.

Director: Terence Fisher
Stars: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir
Nosferatu (1922)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."

Director: F.W. Murnau
Stars: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Son grows up with father, leaves to go to big city in 1979. Father follows and tries to survive as a vampire in a modern world. Son finds girl, decides not to be a vampire anymore. Great ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Christopher Lee, Bernard Menez, Marie-Hélène Breillat
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Tor Isedal ...
Narrator
...
Edit

Storyline

A documentary exploring the legends of vampires, using books, paintings and early films on the subject.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The blood-curdling truth behind the legendary vampire.


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

15 May 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

In Search of Dracula  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Vampyr (1932) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Eerie, mostly well-constructed documentary about the history of the vampire legend
4 March 2008 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

Sure, the theatrical version runs a little long--having been padded with mostly unrelated material concerning "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley and dull, meandering footage from two Bela Lugosi films (one of them silent)--but until its final fifteen or twenty minutes, "In Search of Dracula" does not disappoint. Featuring narration by Christopher Lee and a creepy, atmospheric soundtrack (some of this music was later used in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"), the film covers a great deal of interesting territory. Apart from examining the mythology of the vampire in eastern Europe, "In Search" chronicles the life of Vlad Tepes (the fifteenth-century Romanian nobleman whose cruelty partly inspired Bram Stoker's "Dracula"), as well as the depiction of the vampire in literature and film. Christopher Lee appears as Vlad and as Stoker's fictional Count Dracula. Particularly unsettling is the segment which examines modern-day figures who have exhibited vampiric traits (like serial murderer Peter Kürten, the so-called 'Vampire of Dusseldorf'). In the early sixties a Jungian analyst published a study of one of his patients, a highly disturbed young man he called 'Bill'. Bill, who grew up in an orphanage, had dreams about drinking blood from the necks of children and occasionally cut his arms to drink his own blood, but was apparently unaware of the vampire myth. His analyst speculated, therefore, that vampirism might be one of the archetypes Carl Jung spoke of...and that the concept of the vampire might somehow have risen from Bill's unconscious to take possession of him. Overall, an engrossing and worthwhile film. I found it much more interesting than simply watching Lugosi or Lee or Gary Oldman slinking around in funny costumes and biting hysterical Victorian women for an hour and a half.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Vem var Dracula? (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?