Count Yorga, Vampire (1970) - Rotten Tomatoes

Count Yorga, Vampire (1970)

Count Yorga, Vampire




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A modern-day vampire (Richard Quarry) moves to Los Angeles and begins recruiting attractive females to join his coven. The vampire faces a problem when two of his apprentices (Donna Anders, Judith Lang) are missed by their boyfriends.more
Rating: PG-13 (for vampire violence/gore and some sensuality)
Genre: Horror, Cult Movies
Directed By:
Written By: Bob Kelljan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 28, 2001


Robert Quarry
as Count Yorga
Roger Perry
as Dr. James 'Jim' Haye...
Ed Walsh
as Brudah
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Critic Reviews for Count Yorga, Vampire

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Quarry's commanding performance and some offbeat touches make this a worthy fang flick.

Full Review… | November 4, 2015
Creative Loafing

Yorga may not be a very refined film, but it packs a lot of attitude ...

Full Review… | July 4, 2008

Offers some fresh blood into the dried-up genre.

Full Review… | May 20, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Yorga's Southern California styles and setting are now Brady Bunch retro-chic, while its self-conscious exploitation of the era's newly liberated 'free love' attitudes has in 30 years slid from being cool to quaint.

Full Review… | April 6, 2006

Audience Reviews for Count Yorga, Vampire

70's mayhem.

Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer


Leo L

Super Reviewer


this started life as a porn script. But then veteran TV personality and cheapo American knock off of Udo Kier, Robert Quarry, got involved and desexed the whole thing. In place of the jiggling willies, we are treated to a gruesome meal of a kitten, a lot of ponderous dialogue, and a doctor who does not even wait to finish an exam to light up a cigarette. Ah, the filthy 70s. Oh there is still plenty of sex. Especially in a van. Which I am told was a big thing back then. The truly creepy stuff in here that makes the movie memorable and effective? The high screeching soundtrack when Yorga attacks. The dead eyes of Donna and the made up overbite of Brudah. All amazing. Plus Michael Murphy (Cloak and Dagger, X Men Return, and a Batman movie)!

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