Dracula: Dead And Loving It (1995)

1995 | PG-13 | Horror, Fantasy, Comedy

User Score: 58/100


Mel Brooks' parody of the classic vampire story and its famous film adaptations.

The film is not vintage Mel Brooks and it has some obvious flaws, but it is nonetheless a true joy to watch and is sure to make you smile. My main problem was that it did not meet my initial expectations. Young Frankenstein is CLASSIC Mel Brooks. It is a flawless film parody of the Frankenstein myth. I went into seeing Dracula: Dead and Loving It with extremely high expectations and was a bit disappointed. The film, however, is a good film and a good parody of the Bram Stoker classic It is not as good as Love at First Bite, but has many excellent moments. Some of the highlights are Leslie Nielson, with whom the torch of modern comedy rests safely for being absurd yet sublime in his characterization, his superb imitation of Bela Lugosi’s mannerisms and speech enhance his comedy. The film also is surprisingly faithful; to the novel and has many inside jokes. Harvey Korman, Peter MacNicol, and Mel Brooks all lend a hand in the lunacy. The setting is surreal and gives the picture a Hammeresgue quality. A must see for horror fans who like a good belly laugh! 10/10

About Dracula: Dead And Loving It (1995)

Title: Dracula: Dead And Loving It
Year: 1995
Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Peter MacNicol, Brad Grunberg, Mel Brooks, Steven Weber, Gregg Binkley, Maud Winchester, David DeLuise, Amy Yasbeck, Kevin Crawford, Grinnell Morris, Ben Livingston, Stephen Wolfe Smith, Zale Kessler, Avery Schreiber, Clive Revill, Cherie Franklin, Matthew Porretta, Sonje Fortag, Vince Grant, Charlie Callas, Tommy Koenig, Jim Peace, Allen Walls, Phillip Connery, Michael Connors, Tony Griffin, Jodi Peterson, Casey King, John Frayer
Director: Mel Brooks
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.9/5 stars from 12 users. Votes: 12.
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13

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