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6 Best Dracula Movies According To IMDb

Who doesn’t love a good Dracula movie? The particular genre has got so famous over the years that we have seen one too many movies revolving around a Dracula. But who is to say which movie is the best? Well, for this, we will go with the IMDb rating and see which are the top 6 Dracula movies. Check out the movie!

1. Nosferatu (1922) – 7.9

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Nosferatu (1922)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Nosferatu (1922)

Even though the movie came out in the early ages of cinema, it still managed to strike fear into the hearts of the viewers. The lack of sound mixed with black and sound visuals make it all the more interesting. The movie is available on Pluto TV and Tubi.

2. Dracula (1931) – 7.5

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Dracula (1931)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Dracula (1931)

Despite being 9 decades old, Bela Lugosi continues to hold the position for one of the most effective Dracula films. Dracula started the age of Universal monsters and led the new-age cinema. Following this, more studios began to capitalize on myths, old stories, and legends. The movie is available on Peacock.

3. Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979) – 7.5

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979)

Werner Herzog tried to recreate the iconic Nosferatu and didn’t really fall short. Werner tried to keep the main elements intact while trying to have a more fleshed out story. The vampire was played by Klaus Kinski, who tried to create a bit more sympathetic vampire and not a straight-up bloodthirsty vampire. The movie is available on Peacock, Tubi, and Crackle.

4. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) – 7.4

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

The might seem like a hit and miss to some and a spot on to some. Gary Oldman plays Count, who falls in love with Mina Harker (Winona Ryder). The duo might seem odd but they hit the right notes in some scenes. The film stands out for its many aspects and the costume choices are on the top of the list. The movie is full of good horror effects that will give you the chills. The movie is available on Netflix.

5. Count Dracula (1977) – 7.4

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Count Dracula (1977)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Count Dracula (1977)

This BBC adaptation was a proper adaptation of the book which was rare. The only difference is that Dracula was not played by an older man, rest everything from John Harker’s arrival at Dracula’s castle is taken from the source material. It was initially screened as a 155-minute movie but was later divided into a mini-series for repeat broadcast. The movie is available on Prime Video.

6. Horror of Dracula (1958) – 7.3

Best Dracula movies according to IMDb - Horror of Dracula (1958)
Best Dracula movies according to IMDb – Horror of Dracula (1958)

On one hand, Hammer deserves props for making one of the most authentic vampire movies and on the other hand, props to Christopher Lee for delivering one of the most iconic performances seen in the history of cinema. In the U.S., the title was changed to Horror of Dracula in order to differentiate it from the original Bela Lugosi movie. One important aspect of the movie is that it treated its second characters well too, particularly Van Helsing, paid by Peter Cushing. The movie is available on HBO Max.

Written by Deepak Vasisht