Director: Alan Gibson
Stars: Christopher Lee (Dracula), Peter Cushing (Professor Van Helsing), Stephanie Beacham (Jessica Van Helsing), Christopher Neame (Johnny Alucard), Michael Coles (Inspector), Caroline Munro (Laura Bellows)
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Dracula AD 1972
This one is hilarious - the penultimate Hammer Dracula to star Christopher Lee and the first to be set in 'present day' (well, 1972!). A bunch of hippies including Lorrimer Van Helsing's granddaughter Jessica and a creepy chap called Johnny Alucard (hmmm - interesting name! Wonder if that'll turn out to be important!? [pounding the sarcasm button!!]) look for more interesting thrills in swinging London so conduct a Black Mass to bring back Dracula. But it's all a ruse for Dracula to get revenge on the Van Helsing family...
And it's really REALLY funny. When we're first introduced to the (extremely thick) hippies, they're crashing a society party with lots of old dears looking horrified at the invasion of these young ruffians. The whole party is just so dated it's hilarious - from the clothes to the music to the dancing. It's just brilliant! Generally it's not aged too well but Hammer completeists will love it!
Reviewer - Renfield
Movie Spoiler - If you want to know the ending of the film.