Pick: Who is your favorite Dracula?

Which actor defines the role for you?


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Since Bram Stoker published his gothic novel in 1897, the iconic vampire Count Dracula has been brought to life countless times. For many people, Bela Lugosi plays the one true iteration of the character but others prefer a more updated version.

Maybe you like one that is closer to the original book? Or perhaps you prefer a funny version of Dracula? Now is your chance to make your opinion known. Choose which Dracula is your absolute favorite and see if your taste matches everyone else!

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  1. Who is your favorite Dracula?

Pick: Who is your favorite Dracula?

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Mukusthebadd1 33 months ago
Umm, MeTV missed Vincent Price. I think he did some Dracula movies. Not 100 percent sure.
Bob 33 months ago
I love Bela, but I'm picking Chris Lee. Diehard Hammer fan.
JERRY6 33 months ago
how can anyone but Bela be the bestest Dracula
Inkwell765 37 months ago
I had to go with Christopher Lee, because of the body of his work. Lugosi only played him twice. (he also provided a life mask for Dracula's Daughter)
I think they should have included Francis Lederer from "The Return of Dracula", and a Night Gallery episode.
Chris 39 months ago
Christopher Lee is the clear choice!!

I remember being frightened by Palance in '74 (2nd grade), he's from my neighboring town you know and I saw him in 1993 or 94 at our Boscov's shopping at the last minute!!

I also loved Mr. Barlow in Salem's Lot ( I know, not Dracula per se) played by Reggie Nalder.
Biff_Stone Chris 38 months ago
That Salem's Lot vampire was the Nosfuratu type, definitly scary.
sputnik_57 39 months ago
There was only one Drac! ...Bela!
Jimo 40 months ago
Bela is the man,I mean bat or is it batman?ha ha ha!
Tresix 40 months ago
I thought Duncan Regehr in “The Monster Squad” gave an excellent performance. Anyone who would call a 5-year-old girl the “B” word sounds like the epitome of evil!
Tresix 40 months ago
Four performances missing that should be included:

1. Max Shreck, the very first Dracula in “Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror” (1922)

2. Jack Palance in a made-for-TV movie version (1974)

3. Louis Jourdan in a British TV movie (1977)

4. Klaus Kinski in “Nosferatu the Vampyre” (1979)

Filmnoirfan Tresix 31 months ago
Shreck was certainly more frightening than Lugosi but Bela owned an edge in charisma and subtlety
Cowgirl 40 months ago
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The original with Bela Lugosi was the best but I loved George Hamilton in Love at First Bite.
DIGGER1 40 months ago
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I chose "BELA LUGOSI", of course. LOL!
Jackdev73 DIGGER1 40 months ago
Did you really laugh out loud?
stinkshorts 42 months ago
What about Eddie Murphy in “Vampire in Brooklyn”?
Tresix stinkshorts 40 months ago
Murphy wasn’t playing Dracula.
Biff_Stone stinkshorts 38 months ago
He almost got caught because the people thought he was black chicken flying around, and they wanted to eat him. :)
Tresix Biff_Stone 33 months ago
“At least lay us an egg!”
Mob39 43 months ago
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CrowTServo 44 months ago
I grew up watching Frank Langella & Christopher Lee as Dracula. Had such a crush on ‘em. Gary Oldman was quite alluring as well but lacked the classy camp of the others.
dingopossum 44 months ago
hands down 2thumbs up Christopher lee was the very best at playing count dracula..bela lugosi couldn't hold a candle to the acting Lee did as portraying the evil vampire that was out for blood...bela should have been a shoe salesman.....
trogg888 45 months ago
bela was great but lee was scarier an frank was great
III6III6III6III 45 months ago
Gary Oldman;
IT IS NO LAUGHING MATTER!!! We Draculs have a right to be proud, what devil or rich what ever so great as a killer whose blood flows through these veins. Blood, Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!! The best lines ever written into a script for the character of Dracula.
denny 45 months ago
I'll have to say my favorite vampire movie is Fright Night 1985, and the remake from 2012. Both are great and different enough from one another.. Bela best Dracula, just the 1st one that I remember as a kid, and you never forget the 1st one.
JHP 45 months ago
Bela by far - all those color horror movies were just that - (YUK)
Jackdev73 JHP 40 months ago
Just what?
JHP Jackdev73 40 months ago
Yuk :)
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