The Vampire Lovers Reviews

May 30, 2019
The Vampire Lovers has within it a sense of freedom and transgression in its frank depiction of female desire outside of male control. That the film finally reins in that desire doesn't make it any the less potent.
July 10, 2018
The psychology makes up for the fact that the film is terribly acted (Pitt aside) and cheaply staged.
May 5, 2013
Sheridan Le Fanu's classic 1872 novella Carmilla has served as the basis for numerous vampire flicks, although it's probably safe to state that this blood-and-boob-filled adaptation from Hammer Films boasts the largest fan base.
April 19, 2013
What's remarkable about 'The Vampire Lovers' is not the bite wounds that mark the bare female breasts but the intense romantic yearning and fear of separation and loneliness that mark the character of Carmilla (Ingrid Pitt).
May 24, 2003
Although it's over-long and has some genuinely silly moments and dialogue, this was a key film from Hammer.
November 3, 2002
Not the best of the Karnstein trilogy, but gory and sexy. What else do you need.
January 1, 2000
This eroticized vampire tale resulted from the last significant surge of creative energy at Britian's Hammer Films, which thereafter descended into abject self-parody.