#moviemarathonday: Dracula

Are you a movie marathon lover? Well, we are and we want to share our favourite with you!

The first movie marathon is dedicated to the king of the horror counts, Dracula. Considering that a night doesn’t last forever, you can choose two or three of all the Draculas produced. We love classics so we selected the first Dracula movie ever made, its sequel and the most famous one:

  • Dracula – 1931, directed by Tod Browning, with Bela Lugosi
  • Dracula’s Daughter – 1936, directed by Lambert Hillyer, with Otto Kruger and Gloria Holden
  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula – 1992, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves ed Anthony Hopkins

In the early days of sound films, it was common for Hollywood studios to produce foreign language versions of their films using the same sets, costumes and so on. While Tod Browning filmed during the day, at night George Melford was using the sets to make the Spanish-language version Dracula, with Carlos Villarias. So, actually, there are two 1931 Dracula’s movies!

Here are the important films starring the terrific and terrifying count:

  • Dracula – 1931, directed by Tod Browning, with Bela Lugosi (english)
  • Drácula – 1931, directed by George Melford, with Carlos Villarías (spanish)
  • Dracula’s Daughter, a 1936 sequel to the 1931 English-language film
  • Dracula – 1958, directed by Terence Fisher, with Christopher Lee
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness – 1966, directed by Terence Fisher, with Christopher Lee,a kind of sequel of the 1958 movie
  • Count Dracula – 1970, directed by Jesus Franco, with Christopher Lee
  • Dracula – 1979, directed by John Badham, with Frank Langella and Laurence Olivier
  • Bram Stoker’s Dracula – 1992, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, with Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves ed Anthony Hopkins
  • Dracula: dead and loving it – 1995, directed by Mel Brooks, with Leslie Nielsen
  • Dracula 2000 – 2000, directed by Patrick Lussier, with Gerard Butler
  • Dracula 3D – 2012, directed by Dario Argento, with Thomas Kretschmann and Asia Argento
  • Dracula, the dark prince – 2013, Pearry Teo, with Luke Roberts and Jon Voight
  • Dracula Untold – 2014, directed by Gary Shore, with Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon and Dominic Cooper

(we didn’t consider every Dracula produced)

Which movies would you choose?

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