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Countess Dracula

Countess Dracula (1971)

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Release Date: Jan 31, 1971 Wide

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Polish actress Ingrid Pitt became a cult figure for her portrayal of the notorious Hungarian Countess Elizabeth Bathory in this Hammer horror film. Bathory finds that bathing in the blood of virgins restores her youthful beauty, and she enlists her servant (Nigel Green in a standout performance) to kidnap her own daughter, Ilona (Lesley-Anne Down). Bathory assumes Ilona's identity to seduce a young man (Sandor Eles), but without a supply of blood, she turns old in a hurry. The real Bathory had

PG,

Horror

Jeremy Paul

20th Century Fox

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Basics are covered well by Sasdy, who delivers an interesting take on this devil's pact plot, wisely emphasizing Pitt's allure, his cinematic weapon that gives Countess Dracula the bite it deserves.

May 16, 2014 Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com
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There's barely enough material here to fill a 22-minute episode of The Twilight Zone, let alone a full-length movie.

August 20, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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It's a Hammer production, so you know what to expect (or you should!).

August 6, 2002 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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A very poor version of Countess Elizabeth Bethory.
December 15, 2009
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Wahida K

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There are a couple of moments of nakedness but very little actual horror despite the subject matter.
June 24, 2007
drblood

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One of the best Hammer horror films in my opinion.
March 26, 2007
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