Dracula: Dead And Loving It (1995) Movie Review

Dracula: Dead And Loving It (1995)

1995 | PG-13 | Horror, Fantasy, Comedy

User Score: 55/100


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: Peter MacNicol, Leslie Nielsen, Clive Revill, Cherie Franklin, Mel Brooks, Amy Yasbeck, Steven Weber, Matthew Porretta, Avery Schreiber, Darla Haun, Karen Roe, Charlie Callas, Phillip Connery, Tony Griffin, Casey King, Lysette Anthony, Nicholas Rempel, Harvey Korman, Zale Kessler, Mark Blankfield, Barbaree Earl Nielsen, Megan Cavanagh, Maura Nielsen Kaplan, Chuck McCann, Thea Nielsen Disney, Ezio Greggio, Robin Shepard, Leslie S. Sachs, Rudy De Luca, Jennifer Crystal Foley
Director: Mel Brooks
Score: 3.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.7/5 stars from 11 users. Votes: 11.
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13

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