MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 50,626 this week

Dracula Bites the Big Apple (1979)

 -  Short | Comedy | Horror  -  1979 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 52 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1673 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 
a list of 196 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dracula Bites the Big Apple (1979)

Dracula Bites the Big Apple (1979) on IMDb 6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dracula Bites the Big Apple.

User Polls

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Loewy ...
Barry Gomolka ...
Karen Tull ...
The Girl
Steve Rubell ...
Himself
Whitey Wenk ...
Customs Official
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1979 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

After Donald P. Borchers saw this short, he gave producer/director Richard Wenk the opportunity to shoot 'Vamp (1986/I)'. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Drac bites off more then he could chew.
26 May 2007 | by (the Mad Hatter's tea party.) – See all my reviews

The blood is lacking in Transylvania, so Dracula gets on a plane and heads to the night city New York for new blood. However to this city seems harder to dominate. This wonderfully winning 22-minute comic spoof short film was the starting point for director/writer Richard Wenk and would get the producers interested in him for creating their film "Vamp (1986)". It was shot in 3 nights for just over $5,000 after he graduated film school, and he cooks up a funky and odd episodic story, which is broken up by it's random nature and funny sight gags within the authentic locations of New York. The vivid nightlife backdrop comes across as a character of its own. The light-hearted, silly humour seems to hit the right spots and the inventive script is bursting with often funny lines. There's even an out-of-nowhere musical number of "dancing in the moonlight" that's rather amusing! Also Studio 54 and its owner Steve Rubell make an enjoyable appearance. Wenk keeps it moving at a brisk pace and does a stylish job with what his got to work with, and a pulsating music score with some nice familiar cues give it much added energy. Peter Loewy's pulpy performance is picture-perfect and always compelling as Dracula, which you're just waiting to see what he does next.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Dracula Bites the Big Apple (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?