Nosferatu (1922)

1922 Horror, Mystery

User Score: 81/100


Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."

In Germany, real estate agent Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) is assigned to visit the castle of Count Orlok (Max Schreck) who is in the process of buying a house. While traveling to his destination Hutter learns some eerie folklore about the Count. Upon arriving at the castle, Hutter witnesses odd behaviors from the count and frightening scenes from his window. Who is Count Orlok?

Nosferatu is based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. When director F.W. Murnau was not able to gain the rights to the novel itself, names and details were changed so he could make the movie. Nosferatu himself is physically different from more well-known Dracula characters. Nosferatu has become iconic to fans of Dracula movies and vampire stories in general.

About Nosferatu (1922)

Title: Nosferatu
Year: 1922
Starring: Guido Herzfeld, Loni Nest, Fanny Schreck, Hardy von Francois, Max Schreck, Heinrich Witte, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder, Georg H. Schnell, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav Botz, Alexander Granach, John Gottowt, Max Nemetz, Wolfgang Heinz, Albert Venohr, Eric van Viele, Karl Etlinger
Director: F.W. Murnau
Score: 4 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 4.05/5 stars from 37 users. Votes: 37.
Genre: Horror, Mystery

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