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A Guide To Other Vampire Movies

A Guide To Other Vampire Movies

By Matt_Hunziker

Here at Sparklife, we’re certainly no strangers to vampires, whether they’re gracing the pages of novels, starring in upcoming movies, or getting run down by New York taxis.

For those of you who can't get enough of the fictional fanged creatures, we’d like to suggest a selection of undead literature and films beyond Stephenie Meyer’s lucrative franchise, starting with a list of other vampire movies you might want to check out between now and Labor Day.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Back in 1992, Keanu Reeves was America’s fresh-faced heartthrob. Like Twilight, Bram Stoker’s Dracula focuses heavily on vampires and romance. But unlike Twilight, "Dracula"'s Anthony Hopkins goes around decapitating most of the cast with a kukri knife.

Nosferatu

The first and still best-regarded vampire movie of all time. "Nosferatu"'s grainy black-and-white palette makes it more, not less, creepy. Be advised that it’s a silent film, so if you’re hoping to be scared you might not want to invite any friends who are likely to fill in the missing dialogue, Mystery Science Theater 3000-style.

The Lost Boys

Horror comedy a decade and a half before “Shaun of the Dead,” “The Lost Boys” stars Kiefer Sutherland as Agent Jack Bauer, who has only 24 hours to eradicate all of the vampires in a terror-ridden California town. That last part isn’t true, but the movie does feature some creepy hallucinations involving maggots, and Corey Feldman in a supporting role. Ah, the 80s…

Interview with the Vampire

Basically the same as Twilight, but with a disturbingly violent gay love story in place of a chaste heterosexual one, and Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in place of Bella and Edward.

Anybody see any good vampire movies lately?

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