Good vampire flicks

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  1. BroodingHope

    BroodingHope New Member

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    I just got done watching Fright Night for the first time and it got me really wanting to watch more movies featuring vampires. To give you an idea of the ones I've seen I'll include a small list

    Lost Boys
    Interview with a Vampire
    Dracula (1931)
    Nosferatu
    From Dusk till Dawn

    That's a small sample, but if anyone has some recommendations they'd be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. 19VOORHEES83

    19VOORHEES83 New Member

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    Blade
    Blade 2
    Near Dark
    Fright Night Part 2
    John Carpenters Vampires
    Vamp

    I would say Blade and Near Dark being the best out of the 5 i listed followed by Fright Night part 2, Blade 2 and John Carpenters Vampires. Vamp is the type of movie u put in around 2 in the morning after u had a few beers.
     
  3. rxfiend

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    The Nosferatu remake with Klaus Kinski is pretty good.

    Near Dark is pretty good as well. It came out around the same time as Lost Boys (80s vamp films kick ass).

    Salem's Lot is good (Hooper version as I haven't watched the remake though I do have a copy).

    The Christopher Lee (Hammer) dracula films are pretty good, at least the films I've watched.

    The Last Man on Earth is good as well, though they're more zombie-like than vampires. At least thats how I perceived it.

    Here are some more:
    Tales from the Crypt: Bordello of Blood
    Vampyres
    Vampyros Lesbos
    Countess Dracula
    The Vampire Lovers
    Vampire Happening
    Zoltan - Hound of Dracula
     
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  4. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    Some interesting takes on vampire lore:

    Shadow of the Vampire
    Martin
    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary
    Night of the Sorcerers
    Horror Rises from the Tomb
    Fascination
     
  5. Erick H.

    Erick H. Well-Known Member

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    The classic telefilm THE NIGHT STALKER is a lot of fun.Hammer's CAPTAIN KRONOS and VAMPIRE CIRCUS are good offbeat enries.Jose Larraz's VAMPYRES is an odd.sexy and bloody cult piece,Hammer's THE VAMPIRE LOVERS is also sexy and fun.COUNT YORGA:VAMPIRE and THE RETURN OF COUNT YORGA are both entertaining low budget drive -in faves from the early 70's and are available as a double bill on an old MGM Midnite Movies disc.
     
  6. Cujo108

    Cujo108 Guest

    Nosferatu, the Vampyre
    The Night Flier
    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
    Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter
    Habit
    The Vampire (El Vampiro)
    The Vampire's Coffin
    The Lair of the White Worm - a very different take on vampirism.
    Count Yorga, Vampire - haven't seen the sequel.
     
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    The other movies in the 1930s Dracula "series" are pretty good. They are Dracula's Daughter (which is actually a sequel) and Son of Dracula (which doesn't have anything in common with the original). Also I feel the spanish version of the 1931 Dracula is superior to the Lugosi version. All of these are available on the Dracula Legacy Collection DVD.
     
  8. Gore Lunatic

    Gore Lunatic Violenza Carnale

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    Agreed. It has a very somber, thick atomospheric feel to it that just suffocates you. Highly recommended Halloween viewing.
     
  9. Hellbilly

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    Let's Scare Jessica To Death. One of my favorite vampire movies ever.
     
  10. Workshed

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    I agree with X-Human's suggestion of Shadow of the Vampire. Interesting film.

    Although I've never seen it--can't find it anywhere, what about Guillermo del Toro's Cronos?
     
  11. boycrieswolf

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    I'll second 'Near Dark'. IMO one of the best and most original spins on the vampire myth to come out of the late 80's. Bonus points for starring lance Henriksen and Bill Paxton.
     
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    Some that haven't been mentioned:

    The Blood Spattered Bride
    Daughters of Darkness
    Blacula
    Scream Blacula Scream
     
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    I really liked these"

    Blood for Dracula
    The Addiction
    Nadja
     
  14. Mok

    Mok Family is Forever

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    Since everyone in here so far is too fucking scared to admit Coppola's Dracula owns every incarnation prior to and after it, I'll go ahead and mention:
    BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA
     
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    Daughters of Darkness
    The Shiver of the Vampires
     
  16. Bobbywoodhogan

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    Fright Night is my favourite, Lost boys my second.
     
  17. maskull

    maskull I finally got an avatar!!! Yay!!

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    Yeah. Near Dark. Definitely.

    I really disliked Capenter's Vampires. Ugh!
     
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    Near Dark
    Blade Trilogy
    John Carpenter's Vampires
    Salem's Lot
    Bram Stoker's Dracula
    Vamp
    Let's Scare Jessica To Death
    Monster Squad (Not necessarily a vampire movie, but it has vampires and Dracula in it. And it is so great that i msut recommend it any chance I get!)
     
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    You're not alone on that one... I loved that film.
     
  20. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    Not after he fucked with the colors it doesn't. :D

    Franco's Dracula has Klaus Kinski as Renfield and Herzog's Nosferatu has Kinski as Dracula, how can Coppola's versions even compete? All his version's got going for it is Monica Bellucci's boobies... Ok you might have something there.
     

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