Directors: John Badham
Cast: Lucy Seward: Kate Nelligan; Dr. Jack Seward: Donald Pleasence; Count Dracula: Frank Langella; Prof. Abraham Van Helsing: Laurence Olivier; Annie: Janine Duvitski; Jonathan Harker: Trevor Eve; Mina Van Helsing: Jan Francis; Milo Renfield: Tony Haygarth; Swales: Teddy Turner; Walter: Sylvester McCoy; Mrs. Galloway: Kristine Howarth; Tony Hindley: Joe Belcher; Scarborough Sailor: Ted Carroll; Harbormaster: Frank Birch; Captain of Demeter: Gabor Vernon
Taglines: Throughout history he has filled the hearts of men with terror, and the hearts of women with desire.
The story of the greatest lover who ever lived, died, and lived again.
Storyline: When a schooner is wrecked off Whitby the only survivor is Count Dracula who has arrived with large amounts of Transylvanian soil to take up residence in Carfax Abbey. He takes the life or Lucy, who is engaged to Dr. Seward, who runs the local asylum. Lucy’s friend Mina, and her fiancй Jonathan Harker, a solicitor, also make contact with Dracula. But almost immediately, Lucy dies from loss of blood, and just possibly this may not be a coincidence. The group calls on the aid of Prefessor Van Helsing, noted supernatural expert, and together they pursue the vampire.