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Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Mel Brooks' parody of the classic vampire story and its famous film adaptations.

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Leslie S. Sachs ...
Usherette (as Leslie Sachs)
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Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he's out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took "Bram Stoker's Dracula," gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, rich English are attacked by Dracula and Dr. Van Helsing is brought in to save the day. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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Rated PG-13 for comedic sensuality and gore | See all certifications »

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22 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drácula: Muerto pero feliz  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

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£432,489 (UK) (13 December 1996)
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Trivia

As part of the film's promotion, Castle Rock released a "Got Blood?" advertisement which spoofed the popular "Got Milk?" campaign. See more »

Goofs

When Dracula visits Renfield in the sanitarium, he pulls apart the metal bars on Renfield's window to have him crawl out. When Dracula let's go of the bars, it is obvious that they are made of rubber. See more »

Quotes

[Dracula is outside Mina's room]
Dracula: [to the maid] Essie... Essie... Your eyelids are growing heavy You will sleep... sleep.
[Essie nods off to sleep]
Dracula: Mina... Mina, open your eyes!
[she does]
Dracula: Arise, Mina.
[she does]
Dracula: Walk to the door.
[Mina opens a door, and goes inside]
Dracula: Mina... you are in the closet. Open the door, and come out.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits have rolled, you can hear Dracula get the very last "last" word in -- "Chervania!". See more »


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Roses From the South
Waltz by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss II)
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you gotta know the original
29 April 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

"Dracula: Dead and Loving It" is a masterful spoof, though the intricacies would never be recognized by someone unfamiliar with Bram Stoker's novel. The attention to detail, and Brooksian destruction of it is superb.


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