The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979)

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Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever.

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Winnie the Witch
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Wolf Man / Warren The Werewolf
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On Halloween night, Count Dracula summons all the classic horror monsters to demand that they either revamp themselves into the horrible, scary creatures they are supposed to be, or get out of his castle. Definite disco-culture influence here. Judd Hirsch looks like a Saturday Night Fever throwback. Fun for children! Written by Michael Jehn

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This film was released to VHS in limited release in 1992, re-titled as "The Night Dracula Saved the World". See more »

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Igor: From Bulgaria. The incredible man whom Doctor Frankenstein created in his spare time... from a lot of spare parts- The Frankenstein creature.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 New Halloween Classics (2014) See more »

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This a great little feature and Judd Hirsch's performance was great!
13 February 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I've always like this little Halloween movie.Its funny and has good acting.Judd Hirsch really put on a good performance as Count Dracula.Henry Gibson was very good as Igor and Mariette Hartley was good as the Witch.John Schuck was good.If you ever come across this feature on TV or anywhere especially around Halloween time see it because its a good one!


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