A group of medical students discover the body of the infamous count. Soon, they find themselves in the middle of a bizarre and dangerous conflict when a shadowy figure offers them $30 million for the body so that he may harvest his blood.

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Patrick Lussier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Kroll ... Twins of Evil
Jason Scott Lee ... Father Uffizi
Craig Sheffer ... Lowell
Diane Neal ... Elizabeth Blaine
Khary Payton ... Kenny
Brande Roderick ... Tanya
Jason London ... Luke
Christopher Hunter Christopher Hunter ... Corello (as Chris Hunter)
Tom Kane ... Doctor (voice)
John Light ... Eric
Stephen Billington ... Dracula II
Nick Phillips ... Officer Smith
John Sharian ... Officer Hodge
Dragos Balauca Dragos Balauca ... Altar Boy
Silviu Olteanu Silviu Olteanu ... Young Priest
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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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Horror

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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Lowell: Okay. We all know it's a vampire. Nobody's kidding themselves here. The trick is to separate the diseased vector - the evil, if you will - from the healthy one.
Eric: Right. Like a vaccine. When you take what makes you sick and you turn it into a cure.
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Crazy Credits

The vampire casts no reflection because its image is an affront to God.
  • Cardinal Siqueros
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Connections

References Men in Black (1997) See more »

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Chico's Dick
Written & Performed by Steve Boeddeker
Published by SF Standard Music (BMI)
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Average horror film
3 November 2009 | by catfish-erSee 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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USA | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wes Craven Presents Dracula II: Ascension See more »

Filming Locations:

Transylvania, Romania See more »

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$3,200,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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