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Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (Dracula - The Dark Prince)

Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (Dracula - The Dark Prince) (2000)

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Release Date: Oct 31, 2000 Wide

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Charles Band has been making horror movies in Rumania for several years, so it should come as no surprise to find his local collaborators, associate producer Vlad Paunescu and costume designer Oana Paunescu, among the crew of this ambitious historical epic from The Kushner-Locke Company and director Joe Chappelle (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers). It's an impressive attempt at rehabilitating the image of Vlad Tepes (Rudolf Martin), the famous Transylvanian prince who inspired Bram Stoker

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Tom Baum

Apr 23, 2002

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It plays hell with the facts and reduces its potentially gripping subject to cheesy soap operatic melodrama. How can hats being nailed to Turkish emissaries' heads be dull?

April 5, 2006 Full Review Source: DVDJournal.com
DVDJournal.com

Unlike the multitudes of generic rip offs that come out annually, this low-key effort finally puts a new spin on an old myth.

October 15, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Well-intentioned but goofy take on the old bloodsucker legend.

July 27, 2002
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If you're looking for more of that Buffy experience, you've come to the wrong place.

April 9, 2002 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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Audience Reviews for Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula (Dracula - The Dark Prince)

This movie could have been SO much better than it was. The story of Dracula the merciless prince was a good one, but they tried to murk it up with half-hearted supernatural bunk. It wasn't very well cast either. Disappointing.
March 22, 2006
MidnightMadwoman

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I thought this was a vampire film, nevertheless I watched the whole thing. I thought it was pretty good for what it was a historical / horror film.
October 7, 2009
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