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The young owner of a waxworks in Hollywood receives five instead of six ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa, widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in the sixth ... See full summary »

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Vanessa
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Lannon
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Raymond
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Brad
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Helsing
Rachel Jones ...
Jenny
Duke Ernsberger ...
Bart
G.F. Rowe ...
Lou
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The Drunk (as Richard Olsen)
Lucius Houghton ...
Willie
J. Michael Hunter ...
Dave
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Citrano
Dick Langdon ...
Nightwatchman
Adrienne Stout ...
Babs
Tracy Tanen ...
Juliet
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The young owner of a waxworks in Hollywood receives five instead of six ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa, widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in the sixth chest. She rises in the night and walks around craving for blood. A thief witnessing the murder of his accomplice sets the police on the trail of the waxworks. The grandson of Dr. Van Helsing is is hunting the vampire, too... Written by Matthias Luehr <mluehr@htwm.de>

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She's the Woman of Your Dreams ... In Your Worst Nightmares.

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2 July 1988 (South Korea)  »

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Draculas Witwe  »

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Writer/director Christopher Coppola originally wanted Isabella Rossellini to play Vanessa. See more »

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30 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The young owner (Lenny Von Dohlen) of a waxworks in Hollywood receives six instead of five ordered chests with Romanian antiques. He does not know that Vanessa (Sylvia Kristel), widow of Count Dracula, sleeps in the sixth chest.

Why does this have such a terrible rank on IMDb? I have given it double, simply to spite those people who voted it so poorly. Seriously, people, this 1980s horror-comedy is worlds better than 99% of the films that come out today, and you still rank today's movies above a 5. Geez!

Sadly, Sylvia Kristel (who you may know from multiple Emmanuelle films) passed away recently (October 2012). She really tears it up in the titular role. But Lenny Von Dohlen is no slouch, either, adding the necessary comedy bits. (You hopefully know him from "Twin Peaks" -- and if not, you should.)


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