Few characters have been used and abused across cinematic history quite like Count Dracula. From his iconic Bela Lugosi days to the trashy, macabre Hammer years to embarrassing dreck like Dracula 2000, the world’s most famous vampire has run the gauntlet; from appearing in masterpieces, to giddily entertaining schlock and cinematic abominations. As one of the most famous characters to live on in the public domain, anyone who wants to try their hand with a Dracula movie is free to do so.
With that, the folks over at JoBlo take a look back at everyone’s favorite bloodsucker and runs down his cinematic adventures, for better or worse, through the decades:
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