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Dracula II: Ascension (2003)

R | | Horror | Video 7 June 2003
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Horror following a group of medical students who come across the body of the world's most notorious vampire, Dracula (Stephen Billington). When a mysterious stranger appears and offers the ... See full summary »

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Elizabeth Blaine
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Kenny
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Tanya
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Luke
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Corello (as Chris Hunter)
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Eric
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Horror following a group of medical students who come across the body of the world's most notorious vampire, Dracula (Stephen Billington). When a mysterious stranger appears and offers the students $30 million to harvest the body and steal its blood for auction, it's an offer they can't refuse. But as the lure of riches collides with unimaginable terror, the students also find themselves relentlessly pursued by a vampire killer from the Vatican. Written by Anonymous

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The terrifying sequel to Dracula 2000

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Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »
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7 June 2003 (USA)  »

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Wes Craven Presents Dracula II: Ascension  »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The last actor in the final credits roll is Rutger Hauer as Dracula III, even though he does not appear in the film. This sets the stage for the sequel. See more »

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Despite having full thickness burns over his entire body, Dracula's clothes are virtually untouched at the beginning of the movie. See more »

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Luke: We had nothing to do with this!
Father Uffizi: You had everything to do with this.
[examines Elizabeth]
Father Uffizi: You're turning.
Elizabeth Blaine: [weakly] Leave me alone.
Father Uffizi: The infection must have been slight to begin with. There's still a way this can be reversed.
Luke: How?
Father Uffizi: Sunlight. Take her into the sunlight. Pray that there is enough of what's human to survive the destruction of what's not.
Luke: [helps Elizabeth up] Okay.
Father Uffizi: The agony will be unimaginable. No matter how strong her will, in the end, she will fight her way back to the dark side. You ...
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The vampire casts no reflection because its image is an affront to God.
  • Cardinal Siqueros


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Average horror film
3 November 2009 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw WES CRAVEN'S Dracula II (ASCENSION) on Showtime the other night; and, I found it to be is a fairly unique take on the vampire mythology. That is, until I saw Blood of the Vampire on AMC; and, realized that a "scientific" approach to vampirism isn't that original.

First, I have to admit that I have not seen DACULA 2000, so I may be a bit lost. However, I did like the opening sequence as an introduction to Father Uffizi. I found him a compelling and credible character; and, think the part was well-acted by Jason Scott Lee.

The rest of in the cast are one-dimensional and the acting is pretty average. The psychotic, controlling, wheel-chair bound homosexual / bisexual) mad scientist, played by Craig Sheffer could not have been a worse foil to our vampire hunter. And, his "reveal" at the end is just the film makers' ridiculous attempt to tie up loose ends.

WES CRAVEN'S Dracula II (ASCENSION) is only an average horror film, which shows many flaws.


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