R | 2h 8min | Horror, Romance | 13 November 1992 (USA)
The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancee and inflict havoc in the foreign land.
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writers: Bram Stoker (novel), James V. Hart (screenplay)
Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins
Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Based on Bram Stoker's classic 1897 novel, this film from Francis Ford Coppola and screenwriter James Victor Hart offers a full-blooded portrait of the immortal Transylvanian vampire. The major departure from Stoker is one of motivation as Count Dracula (Gary Oldman) is motivated more by romance than by bloodlust. He punctures the necks as a means of avenging the death of his wife in the 15th century, and when he comes to London, it is specifically to meet heroine Mina Harker (Winona Ryder), the living image of his late wife (Ryder plays a dual role ... View All »