House of Dark Shadows (1970)


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Movie Info

This film is based on the popular 1960s TV "Gothic" serial Dark Shadows. Vampire Barnabas Collins resides in the spectre-filled Collinswood mansion. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard finds her blood supply depleted by the elusive Barnabas. When Elizabeth dies, she is soon wandering the hallways as one of the "undead."

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Television, Horror, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: J. Gordon Russell, Sam Hall
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 30, 2012


as Barnabas Collins

as Elizabeth Collins St...

as Jeff Clark

as Dr. Julia Hoffman

as Maggie Evans

as Carolyn Stoddard

as Willie Loomis

as Prof. T. Eliot Stoke...

as Roger Collins

as Todd Jennings

as David Collins

as Sheriff George Patte...

as Minister

as Mrs. Johnson

as Old Man

as Sheriff George Patte...

as Todd's Nurse

as Pallbearer

as Todd's Nurse
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Critic Reviews for House of Dark Shadows

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Even in these troubled times, the vampire has it worse than most of us.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

The film is well mounted and stylishly produced. In what must've seemed like a luxury, Jonathan Frid had time to learn ALL his lines.

Full Review… | February 1, 2010

It has the unique distinction of being the only motion picture ever based on a daytime soap opera.

Full Review… | October 21, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Genuine chills and surprises. Blows away the TV show.

April 13, 2003
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August 16, 2005

April 27, 2003

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