Top 10 Vampire Movies

Vampire films of late have been gathering a bad reputation and the genre appears to be waning; whether it be due to poor casting, cheesy effects, or awful storytelling. However, despite Stephenie Meyer’s best efforts, the genre is still alive and seems more popular than ever.

Vampire Criteria: Vampires must be the film’s main focus. No split monster genres (Underworld, Night Watch) and no shitty films (Twilight, Queen of the Damned, Van Helsing), regardless of popularity.

*Also missing from consideration are a few potential ‘classics’ I have (somehow) yet to see: Thirst (2009), Martin (1977), Fright Night (1985), Near Dark (1987).


Close Call: Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

Mel Brooks’ take on Dracula. Although not on the same level as his earlier effort Young Frankenstein (1974), it is quite enjoyable and often hilarious.
* The trailer is awful

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10 Great Performances by children

Natalie Portman

Mathilda – The Professional (1994)

Age: 13

  • Excellent portrayal of a troubled girl whose maturity is well beyond her years.

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Let the Right One In (2008) review

Let the Right One In   [Låt den rätte komma in]    (2008)

Vampire movies come in a variety of styles; horror, action, comedy, and romance. Let the Right One In falls somewhere between horror and romance, but not in the sense of The Twilight Saga. Focusing on two preteens, childhood awkwardness and companionship take the place of romantic lust and passion. The outcome is a gratifying tale filled with tragedy, uncertainty, and hope. Read more of this post

Top 15 Unforeseen Movie Deaths

The unexpected character death. It can occasionally be funny, make you sad, or completely change the course of the movie.

Warning: Spoilers & Graphic content


15. Anchorman (2004)

– Brick kills a guy with a trident.

14. The Boondock Saints (1999)

– Rocco accidentally discharges his gun, splattering a cat. Read more of this post